Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicDinosaurs

Topic: dinosaurs

Ancient rock shows there was life on Earth 3.75 billion years ago, much earlier than we thought

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Squids can change colour to evade predators & scientists have spotted the farthest galaxy yet

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Why human speech will sound garbled on Mars & lettuce to help astronauts retain bone mass

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

It’s confirmed. This 93-million-year-old crocodile once ate a dinosaur, albeit a juvenile one

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Drilling under Antarctic ice shelf, scientists find treasure trove of life with 77 species

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

When fish do the ‘wave’ to keep predators at bay & bird-like dinosaurs from 100 mn years ago

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Volcanic events 450 million years ago triggered wipe-out of 85% of marine life

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Singhbhum in India could have been first land mass to rise from oceans 3 billion years ago

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Why keto diet does not restrict tumour growth & an ancient predator is now a timid herbivore

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Dinosaurs lived in herds, socialised nearly 200 million yrs ago, newly discovered fossils show

The discovery of more than 100 fossilised eggs and skeletons of 80 individual dinosaurs indicate that herding behaviour was apparent in the animals much earlier than thought. 

On Camera

YourTurn

Protecting pilots’ mental health will keep us all safer.Photographer: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images North America

Mental health of pilots under scanner after plane crash in China

An anonymous survey of 1,848 pilots in 2015 found 12.6% suffered from depression while 4.1% experienced suicidal thoughts.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Representational image of drone. | Photo: Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg

As drones usher in new era of warfare, India’s growing UAV industry begins to take flight

With a growing indigenous base of drone manufacturers and exporters, and incentives from government, industry sentiment is bullish. However, some concerns remain. 

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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