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Warming, acidic oceans may nearly eliminate coral reef habitats by 2100

Added: 18.02.2020 17:43 | 15 views | 0 comments

Rising sea surface temperatures and acidic waters could eliminate nearly all existing coral reef habitats by 2100, suggesting restoration projects in these areas will likely meet serious challenges, according to new research.

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Dinosaurs Were Warm-Blooded, Study of Fossil Eggshells Suggests

Added: 18.02.2020 15:58 | 29 views | 0 comments

Using a novel technique called clumped isotope paleothermometry, an international team of paleontologists analyzed eggshell fossils representing three major dinosaur groups and found that these creatures were characterized by warm body temperatures. “Dinosaurs sit at an evolutionary point between birds, which are warm-blooded, and reptiles, which are cold-blooded,” said Dr. Robin Dawson, a researcher in [...]

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Awful-smelling plant along this US roadway has one saving grace -- it melts snow

Added: 18.02.2020 10:08 | 13 views | 0 comments

Mild winter temperatures along a stretch of North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Parkway in Watauga County have resulted in the growth of a fetid-smelling pod that, despite its odor, has the uncanny ability to create enough heat to melt snow around it, a published report said.

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