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World’s earliest use of indigo blue was found in Peru 6000 years ago

Indigo blue is one of the most valued and widespread dyes in the world. The color is popular in both ancient times and the...
pterosaur

Scientists discover a Jurassic pterosaur in South America

Scientists from Argentina, UK, and Germany recently find a new species of pterosaurs from Patagonia region of South America. Pterosaurs are flying reptiles existing from...
South Atlantic Ocean

On the CO2 capturing in the South Atlantic Ocean

Oceans are the main responsible for capturing the atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) on Earth. Without this action, the intensification of the greenhouse effect would...
Cross sections at Jacinth HM deposit of Eucla Basin

Geological and Exploration Models of Beach Placer Deposits, Integrated from Case-Studies of Southern Australia

Heavy mineral (HM) deposits are the principal source of several industrial minerals, including the main source of titanium feedstock for the titanium dioxide (TiO2)...
Stenophlebia liaoningensis 42.2mm

The first Early Cretaceous damsel-dragonfly from western Liaoning, China

In the Jurassic and Cretaceous, damsel-dragonflies widely existed in Europe (e.g., Germany, Spain, England, and France). So far, only two damsel-dragonflies have been found from...
dinosaur extinction

How some birds survived but all other dinosaurs died

How dinosaurs were extinct 66 million years ago remains a question. One theory is that an asteroid smashed into the Earth, which caused dramatic climate...
twitter map

A Twitter map of happiness, diet and fitness in New York, San Francisco, and...

Social media websites like Twitter and Facebook are more and more important in our daily life. People like to exchange information about health, happiness,...
Financial support to farmers from taxpayers and consumers associated with agricultural policies as a proportion of the total value of agricultural production

How to protect environment without sacrificing agriculture?

Food demand drives the most dominant land use on Earth. This causes a fundamental challenge to the natural environment. Lots of natural habitats have been...
Penguins

The History of Penguins in Australia

Recent studies on the fossil penguin faunas of Antarctica, New Zealand, South Africa, and South America have converged on several key events in penguin...
Remote sensing improves earthquake-response management for agricultural water

Remote sensing improves earthquake-response management for agricultural water

Earthquakes can damage the groundwater system, destruct agricultural activities, and threaten food security. To prevent this, we need effective responses and recovery strategies. This requires a...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...