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Unusual fossil reveals last meal of prehistoric pollinator

An amber fossil of a Cretaceous beetle has shed some light on the diet of one of the earliest pollinators of flowering plants.
12-Apr-2021 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

800-Year-Old Medieval Pottery Fragments Reveal Jewish Dietary Practices

First evidence of a religious diet locked inside pottery fragments excavated from the early medieval Jewish community of Oxford.
7-Apr-2021 8:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

The claim that lockdowns end more lives than they save is misleading

Dr Howard H.Z. Thom of the University of Bristol says it is grossly misleading to attribute the 1 million excess deaths solely to response.
24-Mar-2021 9:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Snappy evolution was behind the success of ancient crocodiles

New research led by the University of Bristol has revealed that crocodiles once flourished on land and in the oceans as a result of fast evolution.
22-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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University of Bristol’s cyber security experts launch new guidelines to help police crackdown on organised crime

A new centre established by the University of Bristol to help protect citizens online has created a shared data science framework to help law enforcement investigate organised crime.
22-Mar-2021 8:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Carbon uptake in regrowing Amazon forest threatened by climate and human disturbance

Large areas of forests regrowing in the Amazon to help reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are being limited by climate and human activity.
17-Mar-2021 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New study investigates how life on land recovered after “The Great Dying”

Over the course of Earth’s history, several mass extinction events have destroyed ecosystems, including one that famously wiped out the dinosaurs. But none were as devastating as “The Great Dying,” which took place 252 million years ago during...
16-Mar-2021 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Younger Tyrannosaurus Rex bites were less ferocious than their adult counterparts

By closely examining the jaw mechanics of juvenile and adult tyrannosaurids, some of the fiercest dinosaurs to inhabit earth, scientists led by the University of Bristol have uncovered differences in how they bit into their prey.
4-Mar-2021 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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