Buzz the Alarm! 'Stop Signals' in Bees Discovered
A recent study in the PLOS journal described different types of vibration-based "stop signals" produced by certain species of Asian honey bees when they are attacked by hornets.
Water Emergency Continues in Flint as US Government Rations Water
The water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan remains to be unresolved, prompting the federal government to extend the emergency declaration, as reported by Reuters.
Possible Lunar Lava Tube Spotted on The Moon
Scientists have long hypothesized that the moon was once geologically active, but evidence about this hypothesis has been elusive. However, a recent observation may finally prove this: a possible lava tubes has been recently spotted.
Japan Loses Contact with New X-Ray Satellite
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) recently lost communication with the latest Japanese X-ray satellite, according to its press release.
Tilt of Moon's Axis May Explain the Origin of Water on Earth
A recent research paper published in the journal Nature said that the tilt of the Moon's axis shifted over billions of years ago, and their findings may help explain the origin of water on earth.
Blowing Bubbles Could Protect Coral Reefs
Oftentimes, the simpler solutions are the most effective, like the idea presented by a recent research on coral reef protection published in the Environmental Science & Technology journal. The research proposed blowing tiny bubbles through seawater in the coral reef areas can help save them.
Science vs. Religion? It's All in the Brain, Study Says
Discussing the issue of science versus religion may be considered a no-no on the dinner table, but a recent study reaffirmed the notion that opposing world views are all in the brain.
Jupiter 'Northern Lights' Observed
Scientists are now closely studying Jupiter's "Northern Lights" for the first time in history. The planet's high-energy X-ray aurora, triggered by solar storms, was recently observed by a team of astronomers at the University College of London.
Closed Plant Pores may be a Factor Behind Worsening Heat Waves
Contrary to previous climate models, heatwaves may become much worse than what was predicted and plant pores play a significant role.
'Outrageously' Bright Galaxies Discovered
Super bright galaxies in the observable universe have been recently discovered by astronomers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst--so bright that no scientific term has yet been coined to describe it.
Female Burying Beetles Send Chemical Signals for Abstinence
Scientists and science enthusiasts know that certain insects, like the burying beetles, send pheromones to attract potential mates. It is a surprise to discover, however, that opposite chemical signals can also be released.
Earth Heating Up Faster than Post Jurassic Period
New scientific evidence suggests that global climate is heating up faster than the era right after the dinosaurs went extinct, and human actions are largely to blame for it.
New Eaglets of "Mr. President" and "The First Lady" Hatched on Live Cam
"Mr. President" and "The First Lady" welcomed two baby bald eagles last week, celebrating along with many others who watched the eggs hatch on live camera.
China's Reforestation Efforts Successful, NASA Images Confirm
China has managed to reverse centuries-worth of deforestation, according to recently released NASA images, providing some inspiration and hope for other countries to do the same.