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New Findings Suggest Early Dinosaurs Laid Soft-Shelled Eggs

By Jonny Lupsha, News Writer | Jun 24, 2020

Early dinosaurs and marine reptiles left evidence of soft-shelled egg-laying, according to a new study published in “Nature.” The study includes analysis of findings from two early dino species—Protoceratops and Mussaurus—that were compared to other diapsids. Egg evolution helped reptiles spread further across land. […]

U.S. and WORLD NEWS

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Alaskan Volcano That Changed Post-Caesar Rome Identified

By Jonny Lupsha, News Writer | Jul 1, 2020

Scientists have pinpointed an Alaskan volcano that affected weather in ancient Rome, CNN reported. Extreme weather followed Julius Caesar’s assassination, and until now a volcano was merely suspected. Caesar’s death previously set the stage for unrest. […]

HEALTH and LIFESTYLE

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Your Brain on Meditation—the Science behind Quieting Your Mind

By Kate Findley | Jun 30, 2020

You may know that meditation can help you feel calmer and happier, and perhaps you’ve experienced this firsthand, but what is the scientific mechanism that accounts for this? Professor Vishton dives into the research that demonstrates precisely why meditation is so effective. […]