Researchers claim that that they may have uncovered what seems to be the oldest life on Earth embedded in rocks that survived for at least 3.7 billion years.
In an important campaign to bring in more research money for the unique population of belugas in the St. Lawrence, whose waters are downstream from the industrialized Great Lakes, sponsors are being found as part of the opportunity to "Adopt a Beluga." Wouldn't you like a blubbery, chirpy small whale?
One writer lines up a long list of scientists, doctors, and exercisers who have sought to learn more about walking and its effects on humans; as well as some pretty inspiring tales of long walks, such as a 3,800-mile series of walks by one doctor in all seasons, to show the power of believing in yourself.
While we know a decent amount about the migration routes of some shorebirds and other animals, American eels have remained a weird mystery since their spawning ground was identified in 1904 by larva present in the North Atlantic. A recent study provides eye-opening information on what the eel is doing out there in the ocean.
A dozen killer whales trapped under sea ice in Quebec, Canada, have freed themselves after the floating ice shifted on Hudson Bay.