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01-16-2022
Earth’s interior is cooling faster than previously thought
The evolution of our planet is a story of gradual cooling. While 4.5 billion years ago, extreme temperatures and a deep ocean of magma prevailed on the surface of the Earth, the planet’s surface shifted to a cooling phase over the next millions of years that formed a brittle crust. However, the immense thermal energy emanating from the Earth’s core set various dynamic processes in motion, such as plate tectonics, volcanism, and mantle convection. There is still no scientific consensus regarding how fast the Earth has cooled,...
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Past methane blowouts in Arctic sea floor created massive craters
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Why this Galapagos bird lost its ability to fly
A new study has identified the genes that likely caused...
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How delaying meals can help reset your body clock
Delaying meals can reset your body clock and affect your...
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For students, high achievement may mean high risk for addiction
For decades, developmental researchers have thought that children growing up...
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Study reveals a new form of uranium
Researchers have discovered a new form of uranium, the radioactive...
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Renewing the ocean could help end poverty and world hunger
In 2015, the UN General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda...
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How eating fish can help prevent Alzheimer's
Eating plenty of salmon, mackerel, and sardines prevents Alzheimer's disease...
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Conserving biodiversity could save us from mass extinction
As humans continue to reshape the planet to our advantage,...
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Humans and chimpanzees exhibit similar signs of empathy
Humans, like chimpanzees, console their threatened peers out of empathy,...
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How fish prove that misfits sometimes thrive on new turf
For years, evolutionary biologists have believed that animal misfits that...
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05-31-2017
New study unravels how the brain processes love
As every human (and animal) knows, love can be a...
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Study: Voluntary sharing makes young children happy
If you’ve been alive for even a few years you’ve...
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