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Driver identified from the largest mass extinction in the history of the earth

Sessile filter feeders like this carbon crinoid, the mushroom crinoid (Agaricocrinus americanus), were significantly less common after the extinction of the Permian Triassic. Photo credit: Vassil – Alias ​​Collections, CC BY-SA 3.0 New study offers a comprehensive reconstruction of the Permian-Triassic border event. Life on earth has a long, but also extremely turbulent history. On more than one occasion, the …

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Identified drivers of the largest mass extinction in Earth history

Photo credit: CC0 Public Domain Life on earth has a long, but also extremely turbulent history. On more than one occasion, the majority of all species became extinct and an already highly developed biodiversity shrank to a minimum again, whereby the course of evolution changed each time. The most extensive mass extinction occurred around 252 million years ago. It was …

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Switch to warmblood, triggered by the largest mass extinction in the world

The origin of endotherm in synapsids, including the ancestors of mammals. The diagram shows the development of the main groups through the Triassic, and the scale from blue to red is a measure of the degree of warm-bloodedness, which was reconstructed using various indicators of bone structure and anatomy. Photo credit: Mike Benton, University of Bristol. Animal pictures are from …

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Melting ice reveals a mass grave and mummified penguins

Adélie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) looks dead again, but the animal was actually preserved … [+] Ice for more than 800 years. SD Emslie In 2016 ornithologist Steven Emslie was studying penguin colonies on the shores of Antarctica’s Ross Sea when he heard of pebble mounds associated with guano debris on Cape Irizar, a ledge surrounded by water and ice. Guano …

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“Anti-Democratic Law”: Israel Bans Mass Protests As Covid Lockdown Tightened World News

Israel has passed law banning mass protests during the coronavirus lockdown. Government opponents have claimed to take advantage of the health crisis to suppress demonstrations calling for Benjamin Netanyahu to step down as prime minister. The controversial law was passed Wednesday at 4:30 a.m. local time (1:30 a.m. GMT) after a nightly session of the country’s parliament, the Knesset. It …

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Airline workers prepare for mass layoffs

DETROIT (AP) – Concerns about United Airlines flight attendant Jordy Comeaux are mounting. In a few days he will be one of around 40,000 airline employees whose jobs are likely to evaporate in an industry decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. Unless Congress helps for the second time, United will go on vacation to Comeaux on Thursday and cut its income …

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New indoor guidelines for mass. Restaurants come into effect on Monday

According to Massachusetts COVID-19 regulations, more people can now share a table in restaurants and bar seating is allowed for food service. Charlie Baker stressed that bars in the state will remain closed but said the space can be used for restaurants as long as the other restaurant safety guidelines are followed. According to Massachusetts rules, customers who order drinks …

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Sudbury, Mass., Parents indicted after alcohol-filled teenage house parties delayed the start of high school classes

The couple, who have not been identified by the police, have lost so much vitriol that the authorities are asking locals to accept that the family will now be brought to justice. “We encourage local residents not to post more volatile comments on this incident on social media as we hold those responsible for providing the venue to account,” Sudbury …

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Elon Musk warns that the new Tesla battery technology will not reach mass production until 2022

Whatever is revealed during Tesla Battery Day on Tuesday will not go into “serious mass production” until 2022, the company’s CEO Elon Musk warned on Twitter. The timescale means the technology will primarily impact Tesla’s Semi-, Cybertruck and Roadster projects, the CEO said, adding that the company will continue to buy third-party battery cells even if Tesla decides to develop …

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