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Weird dinosaur species had teeth only in childhood: paleontologists discover

Weird dinosaur species had teeth only in childhood: paleontologists discover

A team of paleontologists claimed to have found a new dinosaur species that had pointy teeth in their childhood but had no teeth as adults.

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Greater Mekong reaffirms its designation as biological treasure trove

Greater Mekong reaffirms its designation as biological treasure trove

The Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia, which encompasses Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, reaffirmed its designation as a biological treasure trove last year, when biologists discovered 163 new species in the region.

With an intention to draw attention to the new species as well as potential threats of development and illegal wildlife trading, the World Wide Fund (WWF) reported the new species in its latest report.

Pregnancy causes lifelong changes in a woman’s brain: study

Pregnancy causes lifelong changes in a woman’s brain: study

Pregnancy not only affects women’s body but also causes lasting changes to parts of their brain, a new study conducted by a team of neuroscientists at Leiden University in the Netherlands revealed.

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Study reveals East Antarctic ice’s vulnerability to ocean heat

Study reveals East Antarctic ice’s vulnerability to ocean heat

Harsh winds and chilly ocean currents have cut off East Antarctica from the rest of the world, and its massive stores of ice have mostly remained intact. But, researchers have discovered major melting that could foretell a less stable future for the region.

Last year, a team of Australian researchers found a channel of warm water nearly 10 kilometers wide and 1 kilometer deep in front of the massive Totten Glacier, causing it to unprecedentedly melt.

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