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Effects of past ice ages more widespread than previously thought

Cold temperatures, prevalent during glacial periods, had a significant impact on past and modern unglaciated landscapes across much of North America, according to a recent study by University of Arkansas geologist Jill A. ...

Study finds alligator hearts keep beating no matter what

Mammals and cold-blooded alligators share a common four-chamber heart structure—unique among reptiles—but that's where the similarities end. Unlike humans and other mammals, whose hearts can fibrillate under stress, alligators ...

Winter's wrath: bitter cold, no power and a deadly tornado

At least three people were found dead early Tuesday after a tornado tore through a seaside town in North Carolina at the rough edge of a winter storm that left millions without power in subfreezing temperatures and made travel ...

Great white shark numbers up significantly in Monterey Bay

Researchers have discovered a "dramatic increase" in the number of great white sharks swimming in Monterey Bay in recent years, including an area off Santa Cruz County where a surfer was killed last year, according to a new ...

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