Boffins Discover New Dino On University Shelf

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Image shows remains of the newly discovered Tuebingosaurus maierfritzorum, undated. (University of Tubingen/Newsflash)

Boffins in Germany have discovered a previously unknown genus of dinosaur that roamed Europe 200 million years ago. Researchers from the University of Tuebingen reanalysed a dinosaur skeleton found in…

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Never Before Seen Mineral Found On Spanish Mountain

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Picture shows a piece of the the mineral Ermeloite, undated. It was discovered in Mount Ermelo, Pontevedra, Spain. (USC/Newsflash)

A new mineral with a creamy white colour has been discovered on a mountain peak in Spain. Dubbed ‘Ermeloita’ in honour of the lush natural space in which it was…

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Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

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Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of…

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Only Humans And Tuskers Use Their Nose And Mouth To Create Sound

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Image shows scientists Veronika Beeck (right) and Michael Kerscher (left) in Nepal in an undated photo. (Veronika Beeck/Newsflash)

Humans and elephants are the only mammals to combine their mouths and their noses to create sounds, a new study has revealed. Cognitive biologists Veronika Beeck and Angela Stoger-Horwath and…

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Experts Uncover Fingerprints On Ceramics Dating Back 8,000 Years

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Photo shows the archaeological finds unearthed in Ulucak mound in Izmir, Turkey, undated photo. The archaeological finds were thought to be from a pottery workshop. (Prof Ozlem Cevik/Newsflash)

Experts have uncovered fingerprints on ceramics dating back 8,000 years in what is believed to have been an ancient pottery workshop, said to be one of the oldest in the…

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Study Shows Camel Poop Does Not Treat Dysentery

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Illustrative image of camels, undated photo. A team of microbiologists from Amsterdam UMC and the University of Amsterdam say camel faeces is not a cure for diarrhoea. (Newsflash)

Dutch boffins have debunked the myth that camel poo can help treat dysentery as was previously believed to have been done by nomadic Arab tribes in North Africa. The microbiologists…

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Scientists Invent Nano Sponges To Scrub Pollutants From Water

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Illustration of the adsorption mechanism of dyes in bulky COF powder and ultrathin COF in undated footage. Comparison of the equilibrium times and maximum adsorption capacities (sqm) of COF powder and ultrathin COF for Rhodamine B. Researchers developed nano sponges that can efficiently filter organic pollutants from water as stated by the University of Vienna on Aug. 1, 2022. (Changxia Li, Freddy Kleitz et al./Newsflash)

A research team has created nano sponges that can effectively filter organic pollutants from water. Researchers Changxia Li and Freddy Kleitz from the Faculty of Chemistry at the University of…

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Uni Student Died Of Cardiac Arrest At Degree Joy

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Egyptian student Mubarak Hussein Sayed Abdel-Jalil poses in an undated photo. He died of a heart attack after learning he had passed his exams at South Valley University in Qena, Egypt. (Newsflash)

A university student apparently died of joy after hearing how he had passed his final exams with flying colours. Mubarak Hussein Sayed Abdel-Jalil, 22, had recently sat his finals at…

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Microplastics Detected In Human Liver Tissue For First Time

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Picture shows the University of Hamburg in an undated photo. Scientist at the University have detected microplastics in human liver tissue for the first time (Newsflash)

Scientists in Germany have detected microplastic particles in human liver samples for the first time. Researchers at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf took liver, kidney and spleen samples from six…

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