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Researchers now have an estimate for just how many T. rex once roamed Earth

Billions of Tyrannosaurus rex roamed North America during their fascinating reign as top predators, according to a team of researchers that went about the daunting task of making the calculation. Paleontologists from the University of California, Berkeley, set out to put a number on how many T. rex lived during the Cretaceous period — about…MORE

The US could have 300M extra vaccines. Why won’t it share?

The US could have 300M extra vaccines. Why won’t it share?

The United States could have around 300 million excess Covid-19 shots by the end of July, health policy experts at Duke University estimated in a report Thursday, calling on the country to share doses more widely to address the stark inequality around global vaccine distribution. The US has provided limited shipments of AstraZeneca’s vaccine —…MORE

Why Mars? The fascination with exploring the red planet

Why Mars? The fascination with exploring the red planet

The mystique of Mars is one that humans can’t seem to resist. The red planet has easily captured our interest for centuries, heavily featured in science fiction books and films and the subject of robotic exploration since the 1960s. In February, three spacecraft arrived at Mars after departing from different launch points on Earth in…MORE

Eat like an astronaut (or a TikTok star) with these tortilla hacks

Eat like an astronaut (or a TikTok star) with these tortilla hacks

For astronauts aboard the International Space Station, sourdough is off-limits and whole wheat is out of bounds. It’s not because anyone is on a gluten-free diet, however. Tortillas are preferred over bread in a weightless environment because they don’t crumble and leave crumbs floating around, according to NASA. Since the astronauts don’t have the luxury…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Thursday’s Dirt

Yesterday, former ‘Bachelor’ Colton Underwood came out as gay. Colton was the virgin ‘Bachelor’ in 2019 and then last year was accused of stalking ex-girlfriend, Cassie Randolph. He apologizes to her and says he’s spent most of his life either fighting or denying who he was. ‘Tiger King’ star Jeff Lowe recently suffered a stroke…

Wednesday’s Dirt

The cast of ‘ER’ is reuniting for a reunion episode next Thursday. The reunion is going to benefit Waterkeeper Alliance, an organization that works to ensure every community has drinkable water. Anthony Edwards, Noah Wyle, and George Clooney will be there. Jennifer Aniston is not adopting a baby. A European tabloid is reporting that Jen…