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What the new Jurassic Park movie gets wrong

One of the most exciting moments of the new Jurassic Park sequel, Jurassic World Dominion, is when the Quetzalcoatlus swoops down from the sky...

What caused this prehistoric shark’s massive toothache

Did the world’s largest prehistoric shark need an orthodontist, or did it just have a bad lunch? Researchers from North Carolina State University and the...

Scientists discover mountains of sugar under seagrass meadows

Seagrasses form lush green meadows in many coastal areas around the world. These marine plants are one of the most efficient global sinks of carbon...

Scientists find new ichthyosaur, one of the largest animals ever, in the Alps

The first ichthyosaurs swam through the primordial oceans in the early Triassic period about 250 million years ago. They had an elongated body and a...

Life elements could have been generated in asteroids, shows NASA study

Using new analyses, scientists have just found the last two of the five informational units of DNA and RNA that had yet to be...

Apples weren’t always big, juicy and sweet — ancient ones were small and bitter

When biting into a large, sweet apple from the local grocery store, it’s easy to take the characteristics of our modern fruits for granted. We...

What you need to know about GMO foods

Genetically modified organism (GMO) foods have been available to consumers since the early 1990s. Since then, FDA, EPA, and USDA have worked together to ensure...

Humans have given wild animals their diseases nearly 100 times, shows study

A research team led by scientists at Georgetown University has found that humans give viruses back to animals more often than previously thought. In a...

Scientists find ways to reconstruct past scents

In recent years, millions of people worldwide have suffered the loss of smell due to COVID-19. Even those who have avoided infection with the new...

Methane could be the first detectable sign of life beyond Earth

If life is abundant in the universe, atmospheric methane may be the first sign of life beyond Earth detectable by astronomers. Although nonbiological processes can...