Geoscientists reconstruct 6.5 million years of sea level stands

An aerial photograph of the carbonate coastal morphology in Mallorca. Credit: University of South Florida The pressing concern posed by rising sea levels has created a critical need for scientists to precisely predict how quickly the oceans will rise in coming centuries. To gain insight into future ice sheet stability and sea-level rise, new research […]

Researchers reconstruct the precise bite of an early mammal

The investigated dentition of P. fruitaensis. The upper molars (M2, M3) are offset from the lower ones (m2, m3). This causes the cusps to interlock in a way that creates a sharp cutting edge. Credit: © Thomas Martin, Kai R. K. Jäger / University of Bonn Paleontologists at the University of Bonn (Germany) have succeeded […]