Nola, a 41-year old female white rhino and one of the only four left of her species, was euthanized at the San Diego Safari Park Sunday after her health deteriorated considerably. She had been at the park since 1989, with the three other elderly northern white rhinos residing in the …Read More »
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It would appear the world is one step closer to the long theorized event known as “the singularity,” a hypothesized time in which man and technology will no longer exists as separate entities, with recent news from Sweden’s Linköping University. Researchers at the university have for the first time managed to …Read More »
The eye has taken on several different forms in the animal kingdom including the very unique eye found in a mollusc known as the West Indian fuzzy chiton. This creature is covered in a hard shell made up of overlapping plates. Under a microscope, these plates are dotted with tiny …Read More »
Obfuscating language is what scientists do when they want to hide the truth from their reports. They do it by using complex jargon and other methods. According to Bjorn Carey of Stanford News, Stanford researchers can measure for clues in scientific research to tell if a scientist is lying. To …Read More »
Scientists have known for some time that tropical tree species were in danger. But a new study reveals that it might be worse than they thought. The new study suggests that deforestation threatens more than half of all tree species in the Amazon. Specifically, the study, which was published in the …Read More »
574 huge and ancient galaxies have recently been revealed by researchers. The galaxies are so old, in fact, that they don’t even have a defined shape. Researchers have dated the galaxies to be from around the same time as the Big Bang, and a video released on November 18th from …Read More »
A new eyeless species of daddy longlegs has been discovered in Brazil. This spider-like being is so frightening that it has been named after Smeagol*, the Lord of the Rings character also referred to as Gollum. I encourage arachnophobes to abort now; these things could end up in your nightmares! The Iandumoema …Read More »
Scientists have spotted an impressive variety of planets and bodies in a seemingly never ending galaxy over the years. But now, astronomers have caught sight of a “baby” planet in the act of formation. This is the first time that researchers have definitively identified a juvenile planet, USA Today reports. …Read More »
When you see a spot of mold on bread, you are just seeing the tip of the iceberg so to speak, because mold has long threadlike roots that invade the food “and you might not be able to tell how far it’s gone,” said Marianne H. Gravely, an educator with …Read More »
Snowpacks are a major water source for humans, but they may shrink in certain areas as the climate continues to warm up. A new study suggests that snowmelt is likely to occur in several locations in the northern hemisphere and could affect water supplies. Justin S. Mankin, an earth scientist …Read More »