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HABITABLE orbit PLANETS FOUND among 715 new worlds – Register

RegisterBoffins working with the Kepler space telescope have verified the existence of 715 planets in what is the project’s largest mass-discovery to date. “This is the largest windfall of planets, not candidates that has ever been announced at one time,” said Douglas …NASA’s Kepler Finds 715 New PlanetsNature World NewsPlanet bonanza: NASA announces discovery of […]

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The Bering Strait Poses Increased Risk of Collision between Whales and Ships … – Science World Report

Science World ReportA large population of whales and ships is increasingly using the ice-free Bering Strait, the channel that connects the Pacific and Arctic Oceans, raising the risk of collision with ships. Like Us on Facebook …Risk Of Collisions Between Whales And Ships Increased In Bering Strait: StudyInternational Business TimesMigrating whales face increased risk of […]

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Risk Of Collisions Between Whales And Ships Increased In Bering Strait: Study – International Business Times

International Business TimesThe study suggests slowing ship speeds in the Bering Strait, reducing motor noise and the likelihood of collisions between whales and ships. Reuters. When the Arctic Ocean thaws, it attracts both migrating whales and ships to the region, increasing the risk of …Migrating whales face increased risk of ship collision in Bering StraitTheCelebrityCafe.comMigrating […]

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Video: Cheeky Octopus tries to steal diver’s camera – Metro

MetroThe sea animal took offence to being snapped while chilling under the sea and decided to take snapper Warren Murray on in a wrestling match. Video footage shows the cephalopod approaching the camera before wrapping its arms around the equipment.Caught on Camera: Giant Pacific octopus tries to snatch camera from scuba …Tech Times8-footer octopus wrestling […]

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Study: Crazy ants can neutralize rival’s poison – Longview News-Journal

Longview News-JournalCrazy ants, which have infested sites along the Gulf Coast as far away as Florida, can neutralize the toxin of their adversary, the fire ant, according to a new study. Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2014 11:13 pm. Study: Crazy ants can neutralize rival’s poison …University of Texas ecologist finds tawny crazy ant’s secret weaponAustin […]

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NASA Obtains New Information About Galactic Magnetic Field – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceNASA obtains new information about galactic magnetic field after comparing notes between observatories on Earth and the Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX) craft regarding the direction of incoming high energy cosmic rays as they come into contact with …Mysterious energy ribbon at edge of solar system is ‘cosmic roadmap’Science RecorderNASA Spacecraft Discovers Strange Magnetic […]

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The Rise of the Crazy Ants – Hoops Daily

Hoops DailyThe English had the longbow. The Spanish had steel. Tawny crazy ants have their own formidable weapon—a protective acid sheath—that protects them against fire ant enemies. The revelation comes from a new study published this week. Named for their …These Ants Are Just Crazy!Guardian Liberty VoiceCrazy Ants Rely On Secret Weapon In War Against […]

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‘Termite’ robots may one day construct human habitats on Mars – Science Recorder

Science RecorderTermite-inspired robots may someday be used for a variety of important tasks, including building the first shelters on Mars or the Moon. Like termites, these robots are capable of building structures many times larger than themselves and, amazingly, need no …Robots Based on the Behavior of TermitesGuardian Liberty VoiceTermite-inspired robots developed to build autonomouslyTheCelebrityCafe.comTermite-inspired […]

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These Ants Are Just Crazy! – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceFire ants have been invading the American South for years. Originally introduced through an accidental importation from a docked cargo ship in Alabama, these venomous ants have spread throughout the southern part of the U.S. from Florida to California.Crazy Ants Rely On Secret Weapon In War Against Fire Ants, Research FindsPlanetSave.comWatch nearly invincible […]

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Watch nearly invincible crazy ant dominate fire ant by neutralizing its venom … – Science Recorder

Science RecorderWatch nearly invincible crazy ant dominate fire ant by neutralizing its venom [VIDEO]. The researchers believe this newly found detoxification process is the result of an ancient evolutionary arms race between fire ants and crazy ants. Watch nearly invincible …Crazy Ants Detoxifies Fire Ants Poison To Compete For Food: StudyThe AlmagestCrazy ant in chemical […]

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Mesozoic Fossil Of Chaohusaurus Discovered; Reveals Live Birth – The Almagest

The AlmagestA new discovery of 248 million-year-old fossil in china suggests the earliest live birth from Mesozoic marine reptile. The skeleton of Chaohusaurus is assumed to have died in labor. Published in the PLOS ONE journal, the finding says the newly found fossil …Ichthyosaurs Fossils reveal Origin of Live Birth on LandFrench TribuneMesozoic marine reptile […]

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Hawking: Black hole theory is my ‘biggest blunder’ – Science Recorder

Science RecorderUniversity of Cambridge professor Stephen Hawking is clarifying his stance on black holes and the role played by them in the universe. In a paper published earlier this week, the Cambridge professor gained worldwide attention by announcing a new theory …Stephen Hawking doubts that black holes existTottenham NewsStephen Hawking Black Holes Claims Aren’t’ Real; […]

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Polar Bears ‘More Resilient’ To Climate Change Than Thought, Can Survive Ice … – International Business Times

International Business TimesResearchers have witnessed polar bears feasting on everything from birds to caribou, and even plants and berries. Creative Commons. Polar bears are regularly thought of as being among the animals most burdened by climate change, often painted as …Polar Bears Changing Diet Due to Climate ChangeScience World ReportMelting ice posing threat to polar […]

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Scientists add a peephole to Schrödinger’s box – natmonitor.com

natmonitor.comScientists at the University of Rochester have begun to apply a faster, single-experiment measurement process to multidimensional quantum states known as direct measurement. Previously, measuring a 27-dimension quantum state required a costly, time …Peeking into Schrodinger’s boxTG DailyNovel Method Developed to Measure Quantum StateFrench TribunePeeking Into Schrödinger’s Box; New ‘Trick’ Makes Measurement Of Quantum …Headlines […]

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Massive cyberattack linked to at least one refrigerator – Science Recorder

Science RecorderProofpoint, an internet security firm, has uncovered what may be the first Internet of Things-based cyberattack involving “smart” appliances, including at least one refrigerator. The cyberattack involved more than 750,000 spam emails originating from more than …Hackers used over 100000 devices to send the spam emailsDailyTechInternet of Things, Refrigerator Hacked: the More We Connect, […]

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Bio-Bot That Swims With Heart Cells Debuted – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. science, health, bio-bot, heart. A bio-bot that swims with heart cells debuted today in a news release from the University of Illinois. The microscopic organism is designed to …Engineers Develop Tiny, Self-Propelled Bio-Bots That Swim Like SpermThe […]

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Taiji Cove dolphin hunt begins in Japan amid protests – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDespite protests from conservationists, an annual dolphin hunt took place Saturday at Taiji Cove in Japan. According to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, a Friday Harbor, Wash.-based non-profit group that protects marine life, five separate pods of …Group: 250 dolphins await slaughter, lifetime of captivity at Japan’s Taiji CoveCNN200+ Bottlenose Dolphins Held a Second […]

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‘Bio-Bot’ That Swims Like Sperm Is An ‘Exciting Advance’ In Self-Propelled … – International Business Times

International Business TimesThe “bio-bot,” a microscopic biological machine, could be used to explore viscous environments. YouTube. Engineers are pioneering a new way to explore the viscous fluids of biological environments, like the inside of the human body, where microscopes …Self-propelled swimming bio-bots move like sperm in alien world of aquatic …Science RecorderTiny swimming bio-bots boldly […]

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Chimpanzees Use Hand Gestures To Communicate, Researchers Say – Tottenham News

Tottenham NewsResearchers at Georgia State University’s Language Research Center understand how two language-trained chimpanzees communicated with a human experimenter to find food. “It allows the chimpanzees to communicate information in the manner of their …Chimpanzees Can Communicate With Hand GesturesGuardian Liberty VoiceChimps use gestures to communicate during food huntingANINEWSChimpanzees Communicate Through Gestures To Achieve Common […]

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UFO-like ‘earthquake light’ mystery solved by scientists – Science Recorder

Science RecorderFor many years witnesses have reported seeing eerie lights appearing before or around the time of an earthquake. UFO-like ‘earthquake light’ mystery solved by scientists. Science Recorder | Rick Docksai | Saturday, January 04, 2014. Scientists used to think …Mysterious Light Associated with Earthquakes Now Linked to Geologic Rift ZonesScientific AmericanBizarre Earthquake Lights Tied […]

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Does cloudy super-Earth hold life? Weather may be factor – Science Recorder

Science RecorderAstronomers are having a tough time figuring out what some super-Earths are made of–thanks to layers of high-altitude clouds blanketing the planets. The name “super-Earth” is just a bit misleading. In fact, these planets bear little resemblance to planet Earth.Hubble Space Telescope finds clouds on super-Earth, Neptune-sized planetsLos Angeles TimesHubble spots hints of clouds […]

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Scientists discover massive underground lake in Greenland – Science Recorder

Science RecorderScientists have discovered an enormous reservoir of fresh water under the Greenland ice sheet that stays liquid all year long, despite subzero temperatures. They say their discovery is significant because it may serve as a lead indicator of the effect of global …‘Massive’ reservoir of melt water found under Greenland iceBBC NewsLiquid Water Beneath […]

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DNA of Oldest Flowering Plant Solves Darwin’s Evolution Mystery – Science World Report

Science World ReportOne of Darwin’s mysteries may have been solved thanks to the sequenced genome of the Amborella plant. Scientists have discovered why flowers suddenly proliferated on Earth millions of years ago. In fact, the newly sequenced genome sheds new light on a …The Amborella Genome and the Evolution of Flowering PlantsScience Careers BlogSex, gluttony […]

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Sex, gluttony and hoarding marked evolution of flowering plants – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesNever mind the selfish gene – the cellular family history of the oldest living species of flowering plants is marked by enough sex and gluttony to earn a place in Shakespeare’s folio. The powerhouse organelles inside cells of Amborella trichopoda, a woody …The Amborella Genome and the Evolution of Flowering PlantsScience Careers BlogNew […]

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Scientists find stunning similarity between lizards, birds – Science Recorder

Science RecorderMonitor lizards, along with alligators, birds, and probably dinosaurs, take air into their lungs by means of a one-way loop, according to a new University of Utah study. The findings, which were published online Wednesday (Dec. 11) in the journal Nature, …University of Utah study: Lizard lungs work like birds’, and nobody knows whySalt […]