Birds’ Magnificent ‘Quantum Sense’ Allows them to See the World’s Magnetic Field
Birds' eyes are considered to include chemicals that sense the Earth's magnetic field. German researchers discovered that these chemicals are related to a part of the brain that processes visual information in a recent study.
5 Billion People May Suffer From Water Shortage by 2050, Warns United Nations
The United Nations are urging world leaders to take initiative in the coming global crisis at the COP26 summit, Tuesday. UN warns that over five billion people could struggle accessing water in 2050.
Torrential Rainfall and Lightning Strikes Los Angeles and South California
Weather forecasters predict more storms as the air cools on the Southwest. AccuWeather meteorologists say rainfall returns to Los Angeles as these storms hit Southern California, particularly in the drought-plagued regions.
Lava Flows from Spanish Volcano After Crater Collapse
An erupting volcano from the Spanish island of La Palma caused more earthquakes and lava flow after part of the crater collapsed, Monday. The Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Canary Islands off northwest Africa had been producing fiery molten rock following the same route to the sea which calls out emergency evacuation for more people.
Residents Shocked as Bright Meteor Fireballs Light Up the Skies in Colorado
On Sunday, there were more than 40 reports of a blazing streak from space. The meteor was seen at least as far south as Santa Fe, New Mexico the two cities are around 400 miles apart (640 kilometers).
Corals Discovered Flourishing in Extreme Environment Despite High Levels of Carbon Dioxide
Despite the damaging consequences of ocean acidification and high carbon dioxide levels in the waters of Verde Island, Philippines, corals have been observed to thrive. Several researchers have been assigned to figure out what is going on behind the scenes of the issue.
Ancient Mangrove Ecosystem “Trapped in Time” in the Heart of the Yucatan Peninsula
Deep in the heart of the Yucatan Peninsula flourished a mangrove forest so ancient that it remained hidden for some 125,000 years. This 'lost world' more than 200 kilometers from the nearest ocean did not just represent an ancient mangrove ecosystem, but also reveals sea level impacts from the last interglacial period.
High Temperatures and Warm Weather Forecasted to Roast the North-Central U.S.
It's only just the first week of October but the northern Plains is already exhibiting record-breaking heat, a summer heat like the 80s. The Desert Southwest brings warm summer heat across parts of central United States this month, breaking the 101-year-old heat record in north-central US.
Fossil of 390-Million-Year-Old Ancient Arthropod with Tiny Eyes Inside its Eyes Unearthed
In the early 1970s, radiographs of ancient arthropods were reexamined, and eye structures were discovered that had never been ever seen in an animal before or since.
Footage of Monstrous Alligator Swallowing Another Gator in Whole Goes Viral
If you haven't heard of alligator cannibalism, a viral 'Jurassic Park' footage which sparked intrigue in Twitter might enlighten you, as a monster alligator consumes another gator in whole.
Researchers Observe Strategy of Social Parasitism in Ants
Like human being, ant colonies also have slackers called social parasites. They tag along cooperative and hardworking communities to 'forge an evolutionary shortcut'. This way they don't have to work as much and drag themselves to comfort.
200 Homes and Businesses Destroyed by Fire in Caribbean Resort Island
Residents in Caribbean resort island of Guanaja, Honduras forced to extinguish a major fire using buckets of water as response from firefighting authorities have been slow. The blaze destroyed over 200 homes and businesses at the popular resort island on Saturday, showing several seaside properties smoldered and collapsed into the water around Guanaja.
Can Pets Predict an Incoming Earthquake? Animals' Eerily Amazing Perception May be the Key
In ancient history around 373 B.C., Animals such as rodents, snakes, and weasels fled the Greek city of Helice in droves only days before a quake destroyed the area. According to one hypothesis, wild and domestic animals are the first to detect the Earth's vibrations. According to certain theories, they detect electrical changes in the air or gas emitted by the Earth.
Microscopic Worm Rewired with Brain Parts from a Hydra
With their delicate wiring and gentle whisper of chemical signals, brains are not the simplest organs to examine. The microscopic worm Caenorhabditis elegans were genetically given elements of a nervous system obtained from a distinct species a strange freshwater organism known as Hydra a study performed by a team of US researchers.
Where's Wally? Internet-Famous Walrus Spotted in Iceland After Disappearing for More than 5 Months
After disappearing for more than five months around the UK and Ireland, observers feared for Wally the walrus whereabouts. After about three weeks at sea, the celebrity walrus was rediscovered in Iceland on Sunday, looking skinnier but getting closer to his Arctic home.