As the ice fields in the Patagonian Andes shrink, the tectonic plates beneath them are simultaneously pressing up. Researchers have found that heavy glaciers weigh on floating sections of the mantle; when the ice melts, the ground below springs quickly.
The Blue Spot, a mysterious stretch of cold water in the North Atlantic, seems to have slowed down the melting rate of glaciers in Iceland by up to 50 percent. But experts warn that unhindered climate change could overcome this cooling effect by the 2050s.
Recambo chimpanzees were seen application of crushed insects of their wounds and those of others in the squad, suggesting that they may benefit from the pharmacological properties.
He revealed a 27-year analysis of Norwegian salmon a sharp decrease in their body sizestarting in 2005, the decline is strongly correlated with the sudden decline in the levels of ocean zooplankton, an important source of food for fish.
A dagger forged from meteorite material and apparently found in the tomb of King Tut originates outside Egypt. X-ray analysis shows that the metal structure of the dagger did not correspond to the Egyptian metallurgy of the time, but was in line with the techniques used in Mitani, a region that overlaps present-day Turkey.
Luxury version of Songs of extinctionan album of bird songs from endangered or endangered Australian species, rose to number two in the charts for music sales in the country. The Birds rose above Taylor Swift’s latest album, nesting just below the pleasant tones of Korn.
This article was originally published under the title “Quick Hits” in Scientific American 326, 5, 19 (May 2022)
doi: 10.1038 / scientificamerican0522-19