Earth & Climate

Microchips can now fly too

Scientists have created a flying microchip, making it the smallest flying device in the world. The flying microchip is not much bigger than a grain...

How cold-tolerant was Homo sapiens?

Excavations in the Bacho Kiro cave in Bulgaria. (Photo: Tsenka Tsanova / MPI-EVA Leipzig, CC-BY-SA 2.0) The first groups of Homo sapiens reached Europe...

This roundworm has no ears, but can hear

This is the view of American researchers who previously discovered that the same roundworm, despite not having eyes, can detect light. That can be read...

How it crashed in the solar system

The inferno kept coming: devastating impacts shaped the history of the earth. (Image: solarseven / iStock) When celestial bodies became cosmic bombs: In the...

Photo worth seeing: Dangerous roads

(Image: Dr Kimberley Hockings)These chimpanzees manage to cross the jungle road in Guinea unmolested. But for many of their conspecifics, the roads built...

Climate change endangers the basis of the polar food web

Researchers take phytoplankton samples from the Arctic Ocean. (Photo: Katrin Schmidt) Depending on the temperature of the sea water, the plankton in the oceans...

Early bird with expensive sex appeal

On the left the fossil of Yuanchuavis kompsosoura (Image: Gao Wei) and on the right an artist's depiction of the Cretaceous bird (Image: Haozhen...

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