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Ocean life helps produce clouds, but existing clouds keep new ones at bay

By reflecting sunlight back into space and controlling rainfall, clouds play significant roles in the global climate and accurately predicting them is essential to understanding the effects of ...

Ocean life helps produce clouds, but existing clouds keep new ones at bay

Biden restores protections to Utah land where dinosaurs once roamed

During the Late Cretaceous period -- 100 to 66 million ago years ago, just before the dinosaurs went extinct -- all kinds of dinosaurs and mammals inhabited the area

Biden restores protections to Utah land where dinosaurs once roamed

Researchers develop artificial cells which can mimic living cells’ abilities

A fundamental function of living cells is their ability to harvest energy from the environment to pump molecules in and out of their systems

A researcher at the National University of Singapore (NUS) demonstrates the self-healing abilities of an artificial, transparent skin by cutting into it with a retractable knife at a lab in NUS, Singapore, 27 July  2020

Bacteria could learn to predict future, study says

Bacteria do not have brains, but we find that this kind of information processing can be achieved with a circuit that is not only simple but similar to the circuits that bacteria are already known to ...

Bacteria could learn to predict future, study says

Study suggest giraffes are highly socially complex species

This is comparable to other species with highly complex social structures and cooperative care, such as elephants and killer whales which spend 23 per cent and 35 per cent of their lives in a ...

Study suggest giraffes are highly socially complex species

Cave lion cub found in Siberian permafrost is 28,000 years old

Scientists have said that an astonishingly well-preserved cave lion cub found in Siberia's permafrost lived 28,000 years ago and may even still have traces of its mother's milk in it

Cave lion cub found in Siberian permafrost is 28,000 years old

In the footsteps of a woolly mammoth, 17,000 years ago

The researchers were amazed by the results: the mammoth they studied probably walked around 70,000 kilometers, and did not stay just on the plains of Alaska as they expected

In the footsteps of a woolly mammoth, 17,000 years ago

Sponge structures may be Earth's oldest animal life

Sponges are simple animals with an ancient history. Genetic evidence gathered from modern sponges has shown they likely emerged between 1 billion and 500 million years ago

Sponge structures may be Earth's oldest animal life

AI’s human protein database a ‘great leap’ for research

AlphaFold is already being used in research into cures for diseases that disproportionately affect poorer countries

AI’s human protein database a ‘great leap’ for research

Researchers to culture living heart cells on space station

The investigation, MVP Cell-03, cultured heart precursor cells on the ISS

Researchers to culture living heart cells on space station
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