In the Name of Science

Science is constantly changing and scientists are always learning new things. This week, my focus is on the prehistoric, unsolved deaths, and green tech.

Recently, researchers have reported that an extinct Jamaican bird, from the ibis family (but flightless), used its handbone as a clublike weapons. The fossil was discovered in 1997, and the bird became extinct around 12,000 years ago, but scientists still have many unanswered questions.

Prehistoric Bird Used Wings as Weapon, Study Says

Going with the prehistoric theme, I also recently posted about the new research that shows Triceratops was never a species of dinosaur.

Triceratops Never Existed

Time Magazine has published some interesting lists. Inspired by the sudden death of thousands of red-winged blackbirds in Arkansas and 500 blackbirds in Louisiana last weekend, Time has compiled a list of ten of the strangest mass animal deaths.

Top 10 Strange Mass Animal Deaths

Lastly, Time also has looked at creative environmental solutions by modern companies.

Top 20 Green Tech Ideas

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