Farm vehicles now weigh almost as much as heaviest dinosaurs. Why that’s a problem

What does a modern combine harvester and a Diplodocus have in common? One answer, it seems, may be their big footprints on the soil. A new...

Archaeologists reconstruct an ancient Aryan bow

A unique compound bow from the Bronze Age nearly 2 meters tall was reconstructed from authentic materials by SUSU specialists as part of an...

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...

The power of pets: health benefits of human-animal interactions

Nothing compares to the joy of coming home to a loyal companion. The unconditional love of a pet can do more than keep you...

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...

In the new Europe, ‘neutrality is no longer an option’

The invasion of Ukraine continues to backfire on Russia politically. Instead of weakening Western alliances, as Russian President Vladimir Putin had hoped, the war has...

What causes the octopus death spiral?

For all their uncanny intelligence and seemingly supernatural abilities to change color and regenerate limbs, octopuses often suffer a tragic death. After a mother octopus...

Bad air day: Air quality and your health

In many parts of the country, summer has the worst air quality of any season. When the forecast says it’s a code red day for...

Scientists detect an explosion on a white dwarf dead star

When stars like our Sun use up all their fuel, they shrink to form white dwarfs. Sometimes such dead stars flare back to life in...

Wyoming had tropically hot temperatures 95 million years ago, shows study

A new Michigan study found the shallow sea that covered much of western North America 95 million years ago was as warm as today’s...

This spider can hide underwater for 30 minutes

A tropical spider species uses a “film” of air to hide underwater from predators for as long as 30 minutes, according to faculty at...

Cognitive test in dogs could help humans with Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists from North Carolina State University found that a suite of complementary tests can quantify changes in dogs suspected of suffering from cognitive decline. The...

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Bird eye size reveals a whole lot about them

The eye size of birds can reveal broad patterns of their biology and behavior, including where they live, what they eat, and how they...

COVID-19 in wastewater can be infectious, study shows

In a new study, researchers found wastewater containing the COVID-19 virus may be a serious threat. The research was conducted by a team from the...

How old is your dog in human years? Scientists develop better method than ‘multiply...

If there is one myth that has persisted through the years without much evidence, it’s this: Multiply your dog’s age by seven to calculate how...

The science behind the “Stranger Things” Demogorgon

In the Netflix series “Stranger Things,” the Demogorgon – a humanlike predatory creature whose face opens like a flower to reveal rows of menacing...

Cats are much more susceptible to new coronavirus than dogs are

In a new study, researchers reported that tests of the new coronavirus on domesticated cats, dogs, pigs, chickens, ducks, and ferrets found that both...