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This 520 million-year-old fossil show origins of comb jellies

This 520 million-year-old fossil shows origins of comb jellies

In a new study, researchers discover a half-a-billion-year-old fossil. The new fossil shows comb jellies have a strong resemblance with other sea-floor dwelling creatures. The discovery...
Scientists discover our planet is a stable version of the Sun

Scientists discover our planet is a stable version of the Sun

In a new study, scientists have found that Earth is made of the same elements as the Sun. However, there are less volatile elements such...
Dinosaurs were unaffected by climate change before their extinction

Dinosaurs were unaffected by climate change before their extinction

In a new study, researchers found dinosaurs were unaffected by long-term climate changes before the asteroid strike that wiped them out. The research was conducted...
Why other discovered planets may not support life

Why other discovered planets may not support life

In a new study, scientists found that most planets discovered in other solar systems are unlikely to be as hospitable to life as Earth. The...
World's oldest dinosaur eggs reveal new information about dinosaur evolution

World’s oldest dinosaur eggs reveal new information about dinosaur evolution

In a study of the world’s earliest known dinosaur eggs, scientists find new information about the evolution of dinosaur reproduction. The study was led by researchers at...
How does marine snow help cool the planet

How does marine snow help cool the planet

In a new study, scientists from University of Sydney found how carbonate accumulation from ‘marine snow’ in oceans has helped regulate Earth's temperature over...
Copper helped ancient animals thrive on Earth

Copper helped ancient animals thrive on Earth

In a new study, researchers found 700 million years ago, copper was as important as oxygen in helping the earliest animals live and spread. The...
Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Ancient DNA shows no human population is pure

Recent studies have shown that examining ancient DNA could provide important insights into human history. In recent research from Harvard Medical School, researchers found with...
Why some icebergs are green

Why some icebergs are green

In a new study, researchers explain why some icebergs have green color instead of the normal blue. The study was done by a team from...
1,700 animal species may be extinct due to humans by 2070

1,700 animal species may be extinct due to humans by 2070

In a new study, researchers found that by 2070, about 1,700 species of amphibians, birds, and mammals may be at greater extinction risk due...

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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...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...

Three common prescribed drugs may increase stroke risk by 60%

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Aberdeen found that drugs routinely prescribed for allergies, heart disease and Parkinson’s are linked to...