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Thursday, 30 July 2020

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Der kleinste Dinosaurier wurde zur Eidechse 

Mente et Malleo [22:48:38]  recommend  recommend this post  (16 visits) info
Der im März vorgestellte „kleinste Dinosaurier“ im Bernstein aus Myanmar hat sich im Nachhinein als Eidechse entpuppt. Das ist zumindest so sicher, dass die Autoren des Nature-Papers vom 11. März dieses jetzt zurückgezogen haben. Neuere … Der Beitrag Der kleinste Dinosaurier wurde zur Eidechse erschien zuerst auf Mente et Malleo.

Climate Change and COVID-19: the Denial Playbook is the Same 

State of the Planet [22:17:37]  recommend  recommend this post  (129 visits) info
The Trump administration has responded to COVID-19 using tactics it honed in the climate arena: ignoring or burying scientific information, pushing misinformation, and silencing scientists who warn us of the

Corona und die Dramatik der Zahlen 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [21:27:30]  recommend  recommend this post  (103 visits) info
Seit gut einem halben Jahr grassiert das Corona-Virus und hält die Welt in Atem. Die Berichterstattung in den Medien ist immer noch hoch, doch flaut langsam etwas ab und damit auch die Angst. Auffällig ist, [...]

Turmoil in Roman Republic followed Alaskan volcanic eruption 

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Fossil fuel, mercury and the end-Palaeozoic catastrophe 

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When and How Should Schools Reopen? 

State of the Planet [14:30:03]  recommend  recommend this post  (112 visits) info
It’s one of the most complicated, difficult questions of the pandemic, and there are many ways to answer it, according to Earth Institute

How Juneau, Alaska Responds to Yearly Glacier Floods 

State of the Planet [14:00:59]  recommend  recommend this post  (98 visits) info
Glacial flooding is never predictable, but Juneau’s response has become reliably routine, thanks to scientific research and partnerships with

The price of freedom 

James’ Empty Blog [13:19:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (2 visits) info
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The Govt changed the lockdown rules substantially from the 4th July, with pubs, restaurants reopening and a new “1m plus” rule to replace the previous 2m distancing requirement. Predictably, the tabloids [...]

Japan: Erdbeben M 5,8 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [12:02:12]  recommend  recommend this post  (48 visits) info
Im Bereich der japanischen Izu-Inseln bebte es mit einer Magnitude von 5,8. Das Hypozentrum lag in einer Tiefe von 10 km. Das Epizentrum lag 580 km südlich von Tokio und damit auf halben Weg zum Vulkaneiland [...]

Popocatepetl ohne Dom 

Florian Beckers Vulkan-Blog [11:38:55]  recommend  recommend this post  (47 visits) info
Der mexikanische Vulkan ist weiterhin sehr aktiv und eruptiert mehrmals täglich Aschewolken. Aktuell wird Vulkanasche in einer Höhe von 7300 m detektiert. Die Wolke driftet in nordwestlicher Richtung. [...]

Alveolites or Cladopora sp. coral from the Jeffersonville Formation 

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Among my finds from the Jeffersonville Limestone formation near Louisville, KY, is this solitary fragment of coral. The look of the exterior kind of reminds me of a pine cone, possibly due to the triangular [...]

From our Collections: Bee Mask from the Amazon 

BEYONDbones [21:22:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (13 visits) info
The anthropology holdings of the Houston Museum of Natural Science include an extensive collection of ethnographic materials from South America, to be precise, from the Amazon and Orinoco River basins. These [...]

Did an impact affect hunter gatherers at the start of the Younger Dryas? 

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City Walls, Levees, and the 1642 Yellow River Flood 

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Banks apparently hiring debt counselors 

Ontario-geofish [14:21:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (35 visits) info
This is a report of scurrilous gossip from unnamed sources.  Housing prices have gone underwater.  We have a full crash, and monster houses are being cut in half.  Yet, we have no word of anything.  In [...]

Pod of the Planet Ep. 8: Marie Tharp’s Girl Talk 

State of the Planet [13:39:43]  recommend  recommend this post  (93 visits) info
In this episode of Pod of the Planet, we celebrate the life of Marie Tharp and the inspiration she has been and continues to be to many scientists

Where Did Stonehenge's Sarsens Come From? 

Geology in the West Country [12:06:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (54 visits) info
Where Did Stonehenge's Sarsens Come From? I came across Sarsen stones are post-glacial silcretes - quartz sandstones with a quartz cement and are - almost - 100% silica. The authors discuss the place of [...]

Tripudio del tripode 

Theropoda [11:51:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (3 visits) info

El bestiario oceánico mesozoico de Mario Lanzas 

Koprolitos [10:33:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (110 visits) info
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Como colofón a su trilogía (ya vimos por aquí los bestiarios del Triásico, del Jurásico y del Cretácico), el ilustrador Mario Lanzas ha recopilado varios animales que aparecían en los mapas [...]

ICHY OF THE HUMBOLDT MOUNTAINS 

ARCHEA [04:00:00]  recommend  recommend this post  (52 visits) info
A very well preserved ichthyosaur block with three distinct vertebrae and some ribs just peeking out. You can see the edges of the ribs nicely outlined against the matrix.Ichthyosaurs are an extinct order of [...]
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