Researchers Unearthed 40,000-Year-Old Cave Chamber Inhabited by Neanderthals
Researchers digging a tunnel network on the Rock of Gibraltar, have uncovered a new chamber that has been locked off from the rest of the world for at least 40,000 years.
China’s Government Secures Fuel Supplies for Winter as the Country Battles a Power Crisis Threat
Vice-premier, Han Zheng of China demands energy companies to carry enough fuel to keep the country running as Beijing faces power crisis threat in the winter, the second-biggest economy that grapples with power cuts.
How Plastic Waste Affects Global Pollution
Plastic waste has been one of the biggest problems in our world today.The United States produces the most plastic waste in the world that has almost 105 kg of garbage waste per year. The problem of waste is still growing and even doubling every 11 years.
Common Drug for Depression Can Halt Growth of Cancer Cells in Mice
Scientists from a recent study had discovered that commonly prescribed anti-depressant drugs can halt growth of cancer cells in mice. When combined with immunotherapy, these medication increases survival rates of rodents suffering from pancreatic and colon cancers, and even capable of 'completely' eliminating tumor growth in up to a third of cases.
New Massive Volcano Emerges as a Result of the Largest Underwater Eruption
A new massive volcano off the eastern coast of the island of Mayotte has officially birthed subsequent to the largest underwater eruption ever recorded in world history.
Pharmaceutical Companies Race to Develop COVID-19 Antiviral Pill: Will it Work?
Seeing huge progress in vaccine technology and development, there's more hope in speeding up antiviral pipelines through development of working Covid-19 pills. In fact, Merck & Co., Inc., an American multinational pharmaceutical company, anticipates authorization for its oral COVID-19 antiviral drug, molnupiravir, by the end of the year, November as earliest.
Southern Plains and Central States to Experience Flash Floods Due to Heavy Rainfall
This week, a surge of rainfall is predicted throughout the southern Plains and South-Central states as winds carry moisture inland from the Gulf of Mexico, resulting in rainfall levels that might cause flash floods in the central United States.
Flights Delayed in Tokyo After a Turtle Was Spotted Casually Strolling in Airport Runway
On September 24, a wandering turtle was seen inside Japan's second-busiest airport, Narita International Airport, causing up to several planes to be delayed. The turtle caused the airport's operations to be momentarily halted for 12 minutes, creating aircraft delays.
Imaging Technology Reveals Hidden Ancient Maya City with Buildings
While researchers zoomed in on an aerial picture using Modern-day imaging technology with laser scanning system known as LiDAR, they may virtually see the form of a human-made shape hidden beneath centuries of gathered soil.
Pregnant Mom Lost Unborn Baby Due to Infection From Pet Cat's Feces
A 19-year-old woman from São Paulo, Brazil previously diagnosed with toxoplasmosis in the fifth month of her pregnancy, lost her unborn child to infection from cat's feces.
Australia’s Daintree: World’s Oldest Tropical Rainforest Returned to its Aboriginal People
The world's oldest tropical rainforest was returned to its Aboriginal people after four years of discussion. Daintree, one of the most famous rainforests on earth, is among the four national parks that are handed back to its traditional owners in an Australian state government deal.
Ivory-Billed Woodpecker, Several Other Birds and Fishes Declared Extinct by U.S. Government
In spite of the tremendous efforts and determination of wildlife preservers and advocates, America's dearest ivory-billed woodpecker and 22 more birds, fish and other species were officially declared extinct.
Beachgoers and Experts Baffled as Rare Yellow Whales Suddenly Appear in California
In the recent weeks, rare whales have been consistently sighted off the coast of California, which makes people wonder what has taken them there. One of the noticeable sightings was the rare yellow whale who was spotted by lucky tourists of an ocean adventure in San Diego in August.
Gene Editing Among Livestock May Increase Resistance to Diseases
A group of leading researchers, vets and farmers from UK are urging ministers to lift gene-editing restrictions and unnecessary legal curbs to ease gene-editing rules adopted from EU. This method called gene-editing allows the creation of new animal breeds resistant to disease, heat and drought.
A Scientist's Mistake Led to the Release of Stomach-Bursting Parasites in a Remote Island
Scientists intended to investigate how the developing butterflies dispersed throughout the landscape after introducing caterpillars of a gorgeous butterfly to the tiny island of Sottunga in the Land archipelago. However, researchers were unaware that their introduction of the Glanville fritillary (Melitaea cinxia) resulted in the development of three other species on the Baltic Sea Island, which popped up like Russian dolls from the butterflies.