Tag Archives: Temperature

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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Melting of Glaciers Have Reached Highest Limit

In an alarming discovery, it has been found that glaciers, which commenced to melt in the first ten years of the 21st century has touched the historical summit, ever since the direct observations began. A recent study by the World Glacier Monitoring Service, headed under the University of Zurich, Switzerland merged figures on alterations on glaciers from across the globe ...

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Volcanism Likely Triggered Flowing Liquid on Early Mars

The warmth and liquid flow on ancient Mars were probably episodic, likely to be related with brief periods of volcanic activity that spewed tons of greenhouse-inducing sulphur dioxide gas into the atmosphere, finds a new research. The work by scientists from Brown University in Rhode Island and Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science suggests that periods of temperatures warm enough for ...

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Cleanliness Drive in Ganga Improves Aquatic Life

The Ganga cleanliness drive is helping improve the river’s aquatic life, says researchers. Researchers who studied the condition of the river before and after the latest mass cleanliness drive say there have been visible positive results. The study covered Har Ki Pauri, one of the most popular and crowded ghats of the largest river basin in the world. Researchers from ...

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