Whales and ships heading for collision in Bering Strait, fear scientists – Tech Times

Tech TimesWhales and ships are on a collision course in the Bering Strait, environmentalists and marine scientists have warned. Some members of whale species that normally live in the sub-Arctic…

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…

Worker Ants Build Rafts to Escape Floods and Protect the Vulnerable Queen – Science World Report

Science World ReportWhen hit by floods, ants display an extreme ability to assemble together as a group and form floating rafts using the brood’s buoyancy to save themselves as well…

LADEE Sends Images Of Lunar Surface Home For The First Time (LINK) – Headlines & Global News

Headlines & Global NewsThe LADEE mission sent pictures of the lunar back to Earth taken that were taken with onboard camera systems called “star trackers.” The star trackers are meant…

NASA moon dust probe LADEE relays first images home – State Column

State ColumnNASA has released the first five images sent back by it’s lunar atmosphere proble LADEE. The State Column, Justin Beach | February 18, 2014. Tweet. NASA has released the…

Cat parasite found in Arctic Beluga – BBC News

BBC NewsThe cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which can cause blindness in people, has been identified in Beluga in the western Arctic. The discovery by University of British Columbia scientists has…

State of the Gulf: BP Oil Spill Daily Beach Pollution Report for Friday, February … – Legal Examiner

Legal ExaminerThe following is a summary of the 2/14/14 daily beach oiling report issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP). I will endeavour to publish this summary each…

How Fish Evolved Limbs Millions of Years Ago – Science World Report

Science World ReportMillions of years ago, animals made the transition from water to land. Yet exactly how they managed this feat has long been a source of controversy and study.…

Google to make smart contact lenses – CNN

CNNIf successful, Google’s newest venture could help to eliminate one of the most painful and intrusive daily routines of diabetics. People with diabetes have difficulty controlling the level of sugar…

Arctic Mercury Levels Lower Than Previously Thought! Thanks To Collapse Of … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendThe most recent research suggests mercury concentration in fish is much lower than expected in much of the continental Arctic, and the Soviet Union may have something to…

Amborella Genome Yields Evolutionary Insight into Flowering Plants – Guardian Express

Guardian ExpressThis is neither the website of, nor affiliated in any way with, Guardian News and Media. Amborella genome yields evolutionary insight into flowering plants. A slew of scientific papers…

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…

Scientists Find Less Mercury in the Arctic Than Expected – Science World Report

Science World ReportFor years, researchers have thought that if mercury is high and increasing in fish in the North American and European Arctic, then the same must be true of…

The planet that shouldn’t exist: Bizarre world orbiting its star from a staggering … – Daily Mail

Daily MailAstronomers have found a distant planet so strange, that according to current planet formation theories, it shouldn’t even exist. The planet is 11 times Jupiter’s mass and orbits its…