Geography

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...
Diagram and photo of specimen

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...

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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...
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...

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...
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...

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...