wire - news in brief

« BACK

Earth Sciences



Results 1 - 4 of 4.


Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 09.03.2018
Stolen Dinosaur Skeleton Turns Out To Be Swimming Raptor
A team of scientists has described a new dinosaur species that could both walk and swim. “We always thought dinosaurs were terrestrial, but now it is very clear for the first time that there were also swimming dinosaurs”, says palaeontologist Pascal Godefroit of the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 16.01.2018
"Trees’ spring awakening is becoming less sensitive to altitude differences"
Introduction: Researcher UAntwerp and his international colleagues conduct research on Swiss Alps forest species. In the Swiss Alps, the time lag between tree leafing at high and low altitudes has shortened dramatically since the 1960s due to climate change. This is the finding of an international study conducted in collaboration with the University of Antwerp, which has just been published in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America).

Earth Sciences - Environment - 03.01.2018
Fast the oceans have become hostile to life
A team of German, Belgian, American and Chinese geologists examined climatic cycles in different rock formations to determine the precise timing of the Devonian extinction.

This site uses cookies and analysis tools to improve the usability of the site. More information. |