Prehistoric Flora & Fauna

Thu, 2017-11-30

A semi-desert savanna has been inferred for the center of the Iberian Peninsula in the middle Miocene. This ecosystem was characterized by a very arid tropical climatic regime with up to ten...

Sat, 2017-11-11

After the supercontinent Pangaea separated into the smaller supercontinents of Laurasia and ...

Sat, 2017-11-11

Being diagnosed with cancer doesn’t necessarily carry the same weight as it did a few decades ago, and treatments today have increased the survival rates for many types of the disease dramatically.

Fri, 2017-11-10

The catastrophic asteroid impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago may not have been so...

Thu, 2017-10-19

Theory suggests that large animals are disproportionately important to the spread of fertility across the planet

Sat, 2017-10-14

Total darkness lasted two years, and in the absence of sunlight, plants wither when photosynthesis cannot occur.

Sun, 2017-08-27

Planet-wide wildfires killed land-dwelling creatures like dinosaurs after a six-mile asteroid struck the Yucatan peninsula, kicking off one of Earth’s five known mass-extinctions...

Thu, 2017-08-17

U.S. paleontologists described a new species of angiosperm flower, Tropidogyne pentaptera, found in seven pieces of 99-million-year-old (mid-Cretaceous)...

Sun, 2017-08-13

This cycle has been linked to periodic motion of the Sun and planets through the dense mid-plane of our Milky Way Galaxy.

Sun, 2017-08-13

Subduction is a geological process that occurs at the boundary between two of the many plates that make up the Earth’s crust.

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