Geography

dinosaur claw sheath

Original dinosaur claw sheath proteins preserved for 75 million years

New research from North Carolina State University shows that a 75-million-year-old Mongolian oviraptor, preserved while brooding its eggs, also preserved the original keratinous claw...
Gombe Chimpanzee

Chimpanzee males court friends in high places

In the world of chimpanzees, being the alpha male definitely has its benefits and, as with humans, it's good to have powerful friends. A new...
Massive 'lake' discovered under volcano

Massive ‘lake’ discovered under volcano that could unlock why and how volcanoes erupt

Scientists from the University of Bristol and partner universities in Germany, France, Canada and Wales, have discovered a huge magmatic lake, 15 kilometres below...
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Age-old secret that Hollywood celebrities try to keep from you has been uncovered

Hollywood celebrities spend large amounts of dollars on it. The hunky stud at the local pub thinks he knows it. But the age-old secret...
Donald Trump

Trump’s political success was a triumph of style over substance, says study

Style, not substance, accounts for Donald Trump's U.S. Republican presidential nomination, according to a psychological analysis from the University of British Columbia. Psychology researchers at...
Denver Museum of Nature & Science diamonds

Denver Museum of Nature & Science diamond collection brings deep Earth to the surface

Researchers at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science and University of British Columbia recently analyzed diamonds from the Museum's collection and learned how...
Mislabeled seafood may be more sustainable

Mislabeled seafood may be more sustainable, new study finds

With seafood, what you see is not always what you get. It's no secret that mislabeling is rampant around the world. Recent studies estimate up to...
Avimimus

Dinosaurs of a feather flock and die together?

In the paleontology popularity contest, studying the social life of dinosaurs is on the rise. A new publication on the bird-like dinosaur Avimimus, from the...
Arctic sea ice

For each tonne of CO2 emitted by a person, three square meters of Arctic...

For each tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2) that any person on our planet emits, three square meters of Arctic summer sea ice disappear. This is the...
Archaeologists use drones to trial virtual reality

Archaeologists use drones to trial virtual reality

Archaeologists at The Australian National University (ANU) and Monash University are conducting a trial of new technology to build a 3D virtual-reality map of...