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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...
Scientists discover 500-million-year-old worm “superhighway”

Scientists discover a 500-million-year-old worm “superhighway”

A new study from the University of Saskatchewan has shown that prehistoric worms populated the sea bed 500 million years ago. Previously, scientists have thought...
Scientists discover fossils of oldest frog in North America

Scientists discover fossils of oldest frog in North America

A new study led by Virginia Tech researchers has found fossil fragments of the oldest known frogs in North America. The fossils included several small...
Climate change may have contributed to the decline of this ancient city

Climate change may have contributed to the decline of this ancient city

In a new study, researchers found climate change may have contributed to the decline of Cahokia. Cahokia was a famous prehistoric city near present-day St....
What really causes the dinosaur extinction_

What really causes the dinosaur extinction?

A new study published in science has found that it seems increasingly likely that 66 million years ago, some catastrophes occurred on the Earth. An...
Why the Moon’s surface is rich in ingredients that could make water

Why the Moon’s surface is rich in ingredients that could make water

A new study from NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center has shown that when the solar wind careens onto the Moon's surface, they enrich the...

This dinosaur-killer meteoroid metal can kill cancer cells

In a recent study, researchers find that cancer cells can be killed with metal from the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs. The results show that...
US national parks

US national parks have extremely early spring due to climate change

Many US national parks are already at the extreme warm end of their historical temperature distributions. Because of rapidly warming conditions, people need to enhance...
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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...

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