Cryptovaranoides microlanius is an extinct relative of living lizards such as monitor lizards, gila monsters and slow worms. The post Modern-Type Lizards Originated in Late Triassic Epoch, Fossil Shows appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
A new genus and species of theropod dinosaur with a streamlined body as in diving birds has been identified from a well-preserved skeleton found in Mongolia. The post Cretaceous Bird-Like Dinosaur Had Adaptations for Swimming and Diving appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
In a study of 881 elderly women, researchers found that the participants were far less likely to have extensive build-up of abdominal aortic calcification if they consumed a high level of flavonoids. The post Flavonoid-Rich Diet May Lower Cardiovascular Risks in Older Women appeared
This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections Anew analysis by the Global Carbon Budget, published in the journal Earth System Science Data, shows global carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels have fully recovered from the temporary dip driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, setting new records in 2021
A metal detectorist in Norway has unearthed a 1,100-year-old trove of small silver objects: pieces of Arab coins, jewelry and wire. The post Metal Detector Enthusiast Finds Viking-Age Hoard of Silver Objects appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
The new Hubble image shows sheets and filaments of debris from a massive star that exploded as a supernova in the Large Magellanic Cloud. The post Hubble Spots Colorful Supernova Remnant in Large Magellanic Cloud appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
A chronological listing of news articles posted on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, Nov 20, 2022 thru Sat, Nov 26, 2022. Story of the WeekThe Art at COP27 Offered Opportunities to Move Beyond ‘Empty Words’ In Egypt, visitors encountered creative works about
Open access notables:Web bulb temperatures verging on unsurvivable are creeping into our world and heading toward familiar. That's the lesson we can infer from Dong-Quan & Sun's Effects of anthropogenic forcing and atmospheric circulation on the record-breaking welt bulb heat event over southern China in September 2021. Analyzing an event
Paleontologists have examined the gut contents of three Ediacaran species -- Calyptrina, Kimberella and Dickinsonia -- using biomarker molecules. The post Study: Ediacaran Animals Ate Green Algae and Bacteria appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
WASP-39b is a hot-Saturn exoplanet orbiting a star some 700 light-years away. The post Webb Reveals Atmospheric Composition of Hot-Saturn WASP-39b appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
Temnospondyli is a diverse group of extinct amphibians that flourished worldwide during the Carboniferous, Permian, and Triassic periods. The post Permian-Triassic Crocodile-Like Amphibians Were as Heavy as Pygmy Hippos, Study Suggests appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
This system of two massive galaxies -- located in the southern constellation of Eridanus -- is called Arp-Madore 417-391. The post Hubble Space Telescope Observes Peculiar Galaxy Merger appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
The discovery of Leviathanochelys aenigmatica suggests that gigantism in marine turtles was acquired independently, by different lineages over time. The post Gigantic Turtle Species Lived in Europe 78 Million Years Ago appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
The two newfound galaxies, dubbed GLASS-z12 and GLASS-z10, existed approximately 350 and 450 million years after the Big Bang. The post Webb Discovers Two Remarkably Luminous Galaxies in Early Universe appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.
Many accounts of the early history of ray-finned fishes (actinopterygians) posit that the end-Devonian mass extinction event 359 million years ago had a major influence on their evolution. The post Ray-Finned Fish Lineages Were Not as Hard Hit by End-Devonian Extinction as Previously Thought appeared
Using images obtained by two orbiting spacecraft, planetary researchers analyzed textured dust storms that develop at the northern polar cap boundary on Mars springtime. The post Martian Springtime Dust Storms Churn Up Surprisingly Earth-Like Cloud Patterns: Study appeared first on Sci.News: Breaking Science News.