Earth & Climate

Pterosaurs with “human” thumbs

Left: Artist's impression of the pterosaurs, which were probably able to grab prey with their opposing thumbs and were able to move skillfully in...

Featured picture: A sponge with invisible helpers

(Image: Sara Campana)A tropical sea sponge can be seen in this photo. These inconspicuous, ancient beings feed with the help of microbial symbionts,...

Miracle of slime mold

Photo: Andreas Witt For the best pictures you sometimes just have to grab the opportunities that everyday life offers. So did our reader Andreas...

Water wonders reflect the late antique climate

On this cross-section of the examined stalagmite from the Renella cave, the tree-ring-like structures can be clearly seen. (Image: Zanchetta et al., 2021) Reports...

How the asteroid shaped the rainforest

Using fossil leaves, spores and pollen grains, researchers have examined how the asteroid impact changed the vegetation in the rainforests of South America 66...

New predatory dinosaur: “The Fearsome”

Artist's impression of the new representative of the abelisaurs. (Image: Jorge Blanco and Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology) The community of monstrous robbers of the...

Featured picture: Myelin keeps the brain fit

(Image: Andrea Rivera)This recording gives an insight into the white matter of the brain. It gets its whitish appearance from the turquoise myelin,...

Featured picture: The arctic fox: an arctic survivor

(Image: Aleksandr Sokolov / Arctic Research Station)Seemingly unimpressed by the icy cold, this Siberian arctic fox looks into the camera. It is perfectly...

Cretaceous winged shark discovered

Artist's impression of the newly discovered “eagle shark” with a fin span of almost two meters. (Image: Oscar Sanisidro) It looks like a cross...

Can air travel be CO2-neutral by 2050?

How can air travel become more climate-friendly? (Image: stellalevi / iStock) So far, air traffic has been responsible for around three percent of global...

Recent drought summers are unprecedented

Annual rings of an old oak from the Czech Republic. (Photo: Ulf Büntgen) In recent years, Central Europe has repeatedly experienced severe droughts -...

Fossil of a brooding dinosaur

Artist's impression of a breeding Oviraptorosaur. (Image: Zhao Chuang) Similar to today's birds, some dinosaur species have already incubated their eggs, confirms the investigation...

Featured picture: Fragile beauty

(Image: Helmholtz Center Dresden-Rossendorf HZDR)Behind the structure on our image, consisting of tiny hollow spheres, is a diatom only a few micrometers in size....

An agile killer is emerging

Artist's impression of an Anteosaurus attacking a herbivorous moschognathus. (Image: Alex Bernardini) Massive and monstrous - but still not a clumsy stalker: Contrary to...

Featured picture: Bear and co under pressure

(Image: University of Sydney / Judy Gallagher, Creative Commons)This American black bear apparently devours its freshly caught prey with relish. The fact that...

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