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New Research Junks 150-year-old dinosaur temperature debate

New evidence has ended 150-year-old debate on the nature of dinosaurs’ body temperatures and how they influenced activity levels. Research by National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded scientists, including John Eiler of the California Institute of Technology, indicates that some dinosaurs had the capacity to elevate their body temperatures using heat sources in the environment, such as the sun. The researchers also believe ...

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Fresh evidence of groundwater on Mars Found

Researchers have found fresh evidence of groundwater presence on Mars, while probing the Equatorial Layered Deposits (ELDs) of Arabia Terra in Firsoff crater to understand potential habitability, said a new study. On the plateau, ELDs consist of rare mounds, flat-lying deposits and cross-bedded dune fields.The scientists interpreted the mounds as smaller spring deposits, the flat-lying deposits as playa, and the ...

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