Biologists strapped small cameras onto tiger sharks to review seagrass within the Caribbean. The footage helped broaden estimates of the worldwide space of seagrass protection by 41 %— signal for the local weather as a result of seagrass shops carbon.


Scientists have struggled to establish the creatures that left behind the world’s oldest skeletal stays—500-million-year-old tubelike constructions. Now a new evaluation of specimens from Yunnan (together with a uncommon have a look at their fossilized mushy tissues) suggests the animals have been jellyfish kin that resembled sea anemones.


Researchers have produced stem cells utilizing pores and skin from Malaysia’s final male Sumatran rhinoceros, Kertam, who died in 2019. Changing these cells into viable spermatozoa may assist to avoid wasting the critically endangered animal from extinction.


Archaeologists unearthing an administrative complicated of the traditional metropolis Teotihuacán discovered the roughly 1,700-year-old skeleton of a spider monkey that was not native to the area. Consultants suspect it was a present from the neighboring Maya, pointing to beforehand unknown animal-based diplomacy.


A brand new examine suggests the Congo peatlands have alternated—each few thousand years—between releasing carbon dioxide (when dry) and storing it (when moist). This may increasingly imply the peatlands are a local weather change “time bomb” set to launch saved carbon as they dry.


A meteorite that landed in an English driveway has been discovered to include water with a ratio of hydrogen isotopes resembling Earth’s. This helps the concept that the younger Earth’s water may have been introduced by asteroids.