Environment

Scientists Just Discovered Another State of Liquid Water

Scientists Just Discovered Another State of Liquid Water

Water remains one of the most important (if not the most important) compounds on the entire planet. However, despite being the source of life...

One Tiny Bat Defied Nature to Become the World’s Fastest Flier

One Tiny Bat Defied Nature to Become the World’s Fastest Flier

Mammals, take heart! The Brazilian free-tailed bat just set a record for horizontal flight speed, beating out the world’s birds. [Image Courtesy of Max...

Mummified Poop Uncovers the Diets of Ancient Animals

Mummified Poop Uncovers the Diets of Ancient Animals

If you ever wondered what Ice Age‘s Sid the Sloth ate, researchers might have the answers. The fossilized poop of...

National Geographic Makes Documentary with Leo DiCaprio Free on YouTube

National Geographic Makes Documentary with Leo DiCaprio Free on YouTube

As if the world needed another excuse to love Leonardo DiCaprio more, his new National Geographic climate change documentary...

Dutch Group Creates Outdoor ‘Vacuum Cleaner’ for Particles

Dutch Group Creates Outdoor ‘Vacuum Cleaner’ for Particles

A group of Dutch inventors want to protect people from the unseen “silent killers” in the air. They crafted an air purifier that boasts...

Researchers Say Plant Bacteria Could Provide its Own Salvation

Researchers Say Plant Bacteria Could Provide its Own Salvation

Some scientists are on the verge of developing alternatives to pesticides and artificial fertilizers. They’re digging into the plant microbiome: that world of bacteria...

Myanmar Miners Dig Up Huge Jade Stone Worth $170 million

Myanmar Miners Dig Up Huge Jade Stone Worth $170 million

Miners uncovered a massive jade stone weighing 175 tons in Myanmar. The stone is 14 ft (4.3...

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Top 5 Ways to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As we burn fossil fuels such as petroleum gas and coal, carbon dioxide and various other gases get released...

The Great Barrier Reef: Is it Really Dead or Only Mostly Dead?

The Great Barrier Reef: Is it Really Dead or Only Mostly Dead?

One of the opening scenes in Monty Python and the Holy Grail involves the dead being carted off from...

Will the ‘Indiana Jones’ Shark Make a Comeback?

Will the ‘Indiana Jones’ Shark Make a Comeback?

The whipping tail of the “Indiana Jones” shark could be swimming in larger numbers soon. Today, panelists at the Convention...

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