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To prevent catastrophic global warming, we need to leave fossils fuels in the ground – Popular Science

Carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels must nearly completely cease in the next couple decades to have a chance at keeping climate warming within a relatively safe level for humanity. As last month’s IPCC report made clear, even if…

Near-Complete Pterosaur Skeleton Obtained in Police Raid Reveals Stunning Details About the Species

A series of smuggled paleontological finds recovered in a 2013 police raid in Santos Harbor, Brazil, contain the most complete crested pterosaur skeleton ever found. Seized along with 3,000 other fossils destined for the illegal fossil trade, the skeleton opens a new world of understanding about these incredibly charismatic flying animals. Belonging to the species […]

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Science-Backed Tips for Maximizing Play Time With Kids

Years of cognitive development research have uncovered a wealth of knowledge about what children need to grow, thrive, and learn—but it’s also important to translate those insights into real-world applications. A new paper led by Penn State graduate Brenna Hassinger-Das, now an assistant professor of psychology at Pace University-NYC, and Jennifer Zosh, professor of human […]

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Success! 1st Martian rock cored by Perseverance

NASA’s Perseverance rover has successfully cored its first rock on Mars. The good news comes after an earlier attempt failed in early August. The core sample will be stored onboard the rover for later return to Earth by a future mission.

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When Greenland was green: rapid global warming 55 million years ago shows us what the future may hold – Nunatsiaq News

Frozen northeast Greenland seems an unlikely place to gain insight into our ever-warming world. Between 50 million and 60 million years ago, however, the region was a different place. Back then Greenland had a subtropical climate befitting of its name….

Earth’s Oceans Were Stressed Before Abrupt, Prehistoric Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Scanning electron microscopy images of foraminifera from different angles. Credit: Northwestern University Shelled organisms helped buffer ocean acidification by consuming less alkalinity from seawater. Third recent Northwestern study to detect calcification stress before and across ancient ocean acidification events Massive…

When Greenland was green: rapid global warming 55 million years ago shows us what the future may hold – The Conversation AU

Frozen northeast Greenland seems an unlikely place to gain insight into our ever-warming world. Between 50 million and 60 million years ago, however, the region was a different place. Back then Greenland had a subtropical climate befitting of its name….

How climate changed during the Paleocene-​Eocene Thermal Maximum – Popular Science

There was a time when alligators slid through weed-choked swamps near the North Pole. Some 55 million years ago—just around 10 million years after the mass extinction that killed T. rex and most of its kin—the average global temperature sat…

Study of Earth’s Deep Past Reveals Terrifying Global Warming Warning – VICE

People run from the forest fire that broke out in Manavgat district continue in Antalya, Turkey on August 01, 2021. Image: Anadolu Agency/ Contributor via Getty Images ABSTRACT breaks down mind-bending scientific research, future tech, new discoveries, and major breakthroughs….

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