The Cave Bear subsisted on a purely vegan diet. Scientists propose that it was this inflexible diet that led to the bear’s extinction approximately 25,000 years ago.
Can we economically outgrow climate change damages? Not for hurricanes we can't. Researchers now analyzed the magnitude of future hurricane losses in relation to economic growth.
Scientists have managed to successfully apply the spectral imaging method, developed in astrophysics, to diagnostics in the field of medicine.
Gaited horses are able to perform special gaits which allow for a smoother ride. New results suggest that Vikings first encountered gaited horses on the British Isles and transported them to Iceland.
Climate disasters increase the risk of armed conflicts in multi-ethnic countries, a novel statistical approach shows. Natural disasters may fuel smoldering social tensions.
Crowdworking is currently only a marginal form of employment: The majority of crowdworkers are in paid employment, or are completing vocational training or university studies.
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