Extinction

COVID may have driven a major seasonal flu strain to extinction

COVID may have driven a major seasonal flu strain to extinction

Enlarge / A bottle of flu vaccine at a CVS and MinuteClinic pharmacy on September 10, 2021 in Miami. The onset of the pandemic coronavirus wreaked universal havoc – even seasonal flu viruses were not spared. Amid travel restrictions, quarantines, shutdowns, physical distancing, masking, enhanced handwashing and sanitizing, the 2020-2021 flu season has been all …

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Chinese Fossil Eggs Show Dinosaur Decline Before Extinction

Chinese Fossil Eggs Show Dinosaur Decline Before Extinction

Artist’s depiction of Late Cretaceous oviraptorosaurs, hadrosaurs, and tyrannosaurs living in central China. Credit: IVPP Nearly 66 million years ago, a large asteroid hit Earth and contributed to the global extinction of the dinosaurs, leaving birds as their only living descendants. Scientists know that a wide variety of dinosaurs lived around the world during the …

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