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Around 2.5 billion Tyrannosaurus rex ever walked the Earth
15. april 2021 (19:00)
An estimate for the number of Tyrannosaurus rex that ever existed suggests that around 20,000 adults lived at any one time, meaning there were a total of 2.5 billion of them during the lifespan of the species (New Scientist)
Alaskan forests may store more carbon after being burned by wildfire
15. april 2021 (19:00)
Alaskan forests generally contain coniferous trees – but after wildfires sweep through, deciduous trees that store more carbon can become dominant (New Scientist)
Covid-19 news: Doubts about Olympics as cases surge in Japan
15. april 2021 (17:20)
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic (New Scientist)
Switching beef for chicken could reduce water footprint of US diets
15. april 2021 (16:00)
Simple dietary changes – like switching beef for chicken and peas for asparagus – may help people in the US reduce the amount of water required to put their meals on the table (New Scientist)
Human cells grown in monkey embryos raise ethical concerns
15. april 2021 (16:00)
Human-monkey chimeras produced by implanting human stem cells in macaque embryos could be used to study how cells develop, but some ethicists have raised concerns (New Scientist)
Can the European Union prevent an artificial intelligence dystopia?
15. april 2021 (12:09)
Leaked draft legislation suggests the European Union is attempting to find a “third way” on artificial intelligence regulation, between the free market US and authoritarian China (New Scientist)
Just 3 per cent of the land on Earth is still ecologically intact
15. april 2021 (05:00)
Most of Earth’s terrestrial habitats have lost their ecological integrity – even areas previously categorised as being intact (New Scientist)
Earthquakes in Taiwan are linked to seasonal changes in water levels
14. april 2021 (19:00)
Seismic activity in Taiwan happens more often during the dry season when the groundwater built up during monsoon season is depleted, leaving Earth’s crust more likely to rebound under stress (New Scientist)
We have overlooked a crucial cause of the world's nutrition crisis
14. april 2021 (18:00)
Attempts to tackle undernutition in children around the world often overlook an important part of the puzzle, says Priti Parikh (New Scientist)
Why I'm no longer writing a newsletter for Substack
14. april 2021 (18:00)
Paid-for newsletters on Substack were a great innovation, but the way it has changed means I will no longer be writing for it, writes Annalee Newitz (New Scientist)