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The role of volcanoes as climate coolers

The role of volcanoes as climate coolers

I A comprehensive study published in the journal Nature, has found new evidence of the correlation between climate and volcanic eruptions over the past 2,500 years changes. Conducted by the Desert Research Institute and various international institutions has primarily been ...

No elephants or rhinos biodiversity is reduced

No elephants or rhinos biodiversity is reduced

The gradual disappearance of large mammals seed dispersers, such as elephants and rhinos, threatening the structural integrity and biodiversity of the tropical forests of Southeast Asia. An international team of researchers, with Spanish participation, confirms that even other herbivores like ...

Stripes and spots felines change

Stripes and spots felines change

Stripes and spots of fur of cats evolve rapidly, leading to a variety of patterns that help these animals to blend in with their habitat, suggests a British study at the University of Bristol published in the journal Proceedings of ...

They are the ancestor of all crocodiles

They are the ancestor of all crocodiles

Visit the gallery of tiny chameleons Scientists at the University of Missouri have identified a new species of prehistoric crocodile. It is aegisuchus witmeri, but have nicknamed Shieldcroc, and would be the earliest ancestor of modern crocodiles found in Africa. The copy ...

The rustle of bats

The rustle of bats

Every night a battle between bats and moths that feed starts. While the first launch ultrasound to navigate and locate your "dinner", many moths have developed an "ear" fine that allows them to detect these ultrasounds and flee quickly before ...