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Foxes were domesticated by humans in the Bronze Age

Foxes were domesticated by humans in the Bronze Age

In the northeast of the Iberian Peninsula, between the third and second millennium BC, a widespread funeral practice consisted in burying h...
Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa

Origins of giant extinct New Zealand bird traced to Africa

Scientists have revealed the African origins of New Zealand's most mysterious giant flightless bird - the now extinct adzebill - showin...
New species of tiny tyrannosaur foreshadows rise of T. rex

New species of tiny tyrannosaur foreshadows rise of T. rex

A newly discovered, diminutive - by T. rex standards - relative of the tyrant king of dinosaurs reveals crucial new information about when ...
First evidence for an unusual congenital pathology in cave bears

First evidence for an unusual congenital pathology in cave bears

Scientists from the Centro Nacional de Investigación sobre la Evolución Humana (CENIEH) have published a paper in the International Journal...
Earliest example of animal nest sharing revealed by scientists

Earliest example of animal nest sharing revealed by scientists

An international team of scientists, including researchers from the University of Southampton, has shown that fossilised eggshells unearthe...
A volcanic binge and its frosty hangover

A volcanic binge and its frosty hangover

A major volcanic event could have triggered one of the largest glaciations in Earth's history - the Gaskiers glaciation, which turned t...
Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 million years

Earth may be 140 years away from reaching carbon levels not seen in 56 million years

Total human carbon dioxide emissions could match those of Earth's last major greenhouse warming event in fewer than five generations, n...
Complete world map of tree diversity

Complete world map of tree diversity

The biodiversity of our planet is one of our most precious resources. However, for most places in the world, we only have a tiny picture of...
Protecting small forests fails to protect bird biodiversity

Protecting small forests fails to protect bird biodiversity

Simply protecting small forests will not maintain the diversity of the birds they support over the long run, a Rutgers-led study says. Fore...
Earth's atmosphere stretches out to the moon – and beyond

Earth's atmosphere stretches out to the moon – and beyond

The gaseous layer that wraps around Earth reaches up to 630,000 kilometers away, or 50 times the diameter of our planet, according to a new...

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