Pet Cats Harm Billions of Wildlife Every Year, Bringing Some Species to Extinction
While cats make an adorable house mate, they bring great peril to at least 33 species of animals worldwide. According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, domestic cats are "responsible for the deaths of billions of birds and mammals each year in the United States alone."
4 Million Pounds of Microplastics Found in Corals, Causing Tissue Necrosis in Fishes
Harmful to ocean and aquatic life, microplastics make up the nearly three percent toxic pollutants in shallow, tropical waters where corals flourish. After 18 months of exposing corals in the lab to microplastics, researchers were able to put a number on how much of the tiny fragments of plastic are stored in them.
Protecting Planet’s Circulatory System: Scientists Map Out Underground Fungi Networks
In an effort to protect hotspots of fungal life, experts set a mission to explore one of the "final frontiers of untapped knowledge on the planet" - the fungal networks beneath us.
Native Australian Plant Effective Against Stubborn Cancer Cells Rejecting Treatment
Sticky leaves of a native Australian plant, was discovered to include chemicals that may aid in chemotherapeutic agents. The plant which is use as treatment by the country's Indigenous Inhabitants have been discovered to include chemicals against cancer cells.
Experts Finally Solve the Mystery of Vanishing Ancient Civilization in China 4000 Years Ago
Around 5,300 years previously, an archaic era arose in the east of China, constructing a lovely metropolis the equivalent of which had possibly never seen before in the whole of Asia, if not the entire globe.
COVID-19 Vaccines Against Emerging Omicron Are Being Tested Today
With the emerging Omicron strain of COVID-19, Moderna has claimed that an upgraded COVID-19 vaccination for the new strain might well be available by earlier time of year 2022.
Arctic Warming Began Decades Earlier Than Records Suggest
A team of international experts revealed that ocean warming of the Arctic started way earlier than previously thought. The study suggests that since the beginning of the 20th Century, the Arctic Ocean had already been getting warmer due to the recent expansion of warming Atlantic water, called "Atlantification".
Human Trails for Alzheimer's Nasal Spray Vaccine to Take Place in Hospital
Pharmacological studies have attempted and failed for past decades to generate medicines that might halt the course of the illness. Some prominent drug manufacturers have forsaken the objective of creating Alzheimer's medications entirely. Now, experts claim to have reached a tipping point in Alzheimer's development.
Dumping 1M Gallons of Radioactive Waste into Cape Cod Bay Raises Growing Concern
People in Cape Cod are concerned about the decommissioning project of Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station located in Plymouth, Massachusetts, which plans to release 1 million gallons of radioactive waste into Cape Cod Bay.
Space Explorations Could Pose a Threat of Alien Organisms Contaminating Earth
A possibility of extraterrestrial creatures infiltrating is modest, but we are enhancing the possibilities. Researchers theorize in recent research that the increased need for interplanetary travel increases the likelihood of alien life forms conquering Planet's surface and Earth-based microorganisms infecting other worlds.
Russian Mining Incident Leaves 11 People Dead and Dozens Trapped in Coal Mine
In a recent report of city officials, a total of 11 individuals were murdered in a mining site disaster in Russia's Siberia, on Thursday. Furthermore, additional hundreds of said employees were buried beneath the site, wherein rescue personnel and volunteers have to retrieve them.
SARS-CoV-2 Viruses Detected in Cambodian Bats More than a Decade Before Wuhan Outbreak Started
While facts behind the origin of today's coronavirus remain scarce, scientists have explored on the virus's closest relatives - ancestors to SARS-CoV-2. Scientists have recently detected SARS CoV-2-related coronaviruses in Cambodian bats from 2010 and this suggests that SARS-CoV-2 that caused COVID-19 have a much wider geographic distribution than previously known.
Coronavirus Delta Variants May Contribute to More Severe, Deadly Pandemic
Experts at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, have built a prototype that predicts SARS-CoV-2 versions with characteristics comparable to the Delta subtype, which will induce a more serious disease outbreak with more pathogens and innovative ailments.
Researchers Reveal All Octopuses Are Sentient, But Not All Are Necessarily Smart
Ocean dive documentaries and word-of-mouth may have already told you about the intelligence of octopuses. However, researchers from University of Queensland's Brain Institute say this isn't exactly the case for every octopuses. An MRI scan of the octopods' brain reveals that these clever cephalopods weren't so clever after all, given the unfavorable circumstances.
Scientists Uncover How Herpes Infiltrates Our Nervous System
Herpes simplex is the criminal genius of viruses, infiltrating the cells that line our most delicate body parts through nervous system, and lurks in our DNA. For the first time a virus spotted repurposing protein to aid in infection that might help understand the relationship of ancient virus perhaps finding way to keep out of our DNA.