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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...
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...

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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...
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...