Study of Ancient Mass Extinction Reveals Dinosaurs Took Over Earth Amid Ice, Not Warmth

Study of Ancient Mass Extinction Reveals Dinosaurs Took Over Earth Amid Ice, Not Warmth

With a lava flow in the distance, a primitively feathered theropod dinosaur carries off a mammalian victim during a snowy volcanic winter caused by massive eruptions during the Triassic-Jurassic Extinction. A new study says dinosaurs survived because they were already adapted to freezing conditions at high latitudes. Credit: Painting by Larry Felder Thriving in a … Read more

FDA-Approved Drug Reduces Blood Vessel Problems Caused by Aging

Red Blood Cells Flow in Blood Vessel

An FDA-approved blood sugar-lowering medicine may help prevent vascular constriction and stiffness in aged male mice. The study shows that the medication stopped the constriction and stiffening of the blood vessels According to new research published in GeroScience by the University of Missouri School of Medicine, an FDA-approved medicine used to control blood sugar in … Read more

After The Largest Extinction Event on Earth, These Animals Were The First to Recover

After The Largest Extinction Event on Earth, These Animals Were The First to Recover

The Permian–Triassic extinction event, which happened roughly 252 million years ago, is colloquially known as the Great Dying because of the way it obliterated life on Earth – almost ending it completely. It’s the most severe extinction event in history. Life did recover however, and new research identifies that deposit feeders like worms and shrimps … Read more

There’s a Change Happening to Earth’s Outer Core, as Revealed by Seismic Wave Data

There's a Change Happening to Earth's Outer Core, as Revealed by Seismic Wave Data

Most of our knowledge about what sits at the center of our planet comes from the study of seismic waves rolling out from earthquakes. Careful analysis of these waves can reveal the composition of rocks and metal below Earth’s surface. A new study of seismic waves propagating from two different earthquakes – in similar locations … Read more

7 Healthy Japanese Foods to Add to Your Diet

Japanese Dinner

A traditional Japanese dinner is very healthy. Japanese food is famous for its health benefits. The Japanese have the second-highest life expectancy in the world, and they attribute their good health to their diets. Researchers are still trying to figure out why Japanese food is so healthy, but there’s no doubt that it’s a good … Read more