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T. rex had a teenage growth spurt — but not all dinos did

Researchers have long known that the meat-eating Tyrannosaurus rex had a teenage growth spurt, gaining around 35 to 45 pounds per week, to reach its colossal size. But up until now, it hasn’t been clear whether all dinosaurs shared this growth pattern. Was a T. rex-style period of extreme growth the only way dinos became…MORE

Ethiopian PM issues 72-hour deadline for Tigrayan forces to surrender

Ethiopian PM issues 72-hour deadline for Tigrayan forces to surrender

After weeks of deadly conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given Tigrayan forces a 72-hour deadline to surrender. In a statement posted on Twitter Sunday, Abiy said that government forces were now “in the third and final phase” of their military operation in the area. “We urge you to…MORE

NASA launch Saturday: This satellite will track Earth’s sea level rise

NASA launch Saturday: This satellite will track Earth’s sea level rise

More than 830 miles above Earth’s surface, a next-generation satellite will keep an eye on global sea levels. The Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite launched Saturday. The joint venture between NASA and the European Space Agency launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 21 at 12:17 p.m. ET. A livestream of the launch…MORE