Dead Whale with Human-Caused Injuries Found on New York Shore
Scientists have uncovered signs of two human-caused injuries in the 38-foot dead humpback whale, that was discovered floating in the seas off Staten Island on Friday.
Three New Tropical Cyclones in Atlantic Basin Forecasted to Join Hurricane Sam
As Florida's National Hurricane Center (NHC) continues to track category 4 Major Hurricane Sam, three more cyclones could hit in the Atlantic in the coming days. Hurricane Sam is still packing maximum sustained winds of 130 mph after yesterday's peak.
3,500-year-old Paving Stone Unravels Ancient Lives of the Bronze Age Hittites
Described as the 'ancestor' of Mediterranean mosaics, an assembly of over 3,000 stones was discovered in the remains of a 15th century BC Hittite temple, 700 years before the oldest known mosaics of ancient Greece. The 3,500-year-old paving stones, in natural shades of beige, red and black, are arranged in triangles and curves, shedding light into the daily lives of the Bronze Age Hittites.
DNA Finally Uncovers Mysterious Origin of Ancient Civilization in Italy
The debate over the traditional Etruscans, a historical civilization whose ruins may still be found in Italy, has now been settled thanks to DNA evidence.
New Lava Lake in Nyiragongo Allows Volcano to 'Breathe,' Avoiding Catastrophic Limnic Eruption
Scientists fear that the Nyiragongo eruption in late May and days subsequent to it might pose a potentially catastrophic event-a 'limnic eruption' under nearby Lake Kivu - also known as lake overturn.
Powerful 6.0 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Greece, Leaving 11 Injured and 1 Casualty
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck Greece this Monday, resulting to one casualty and 11 injuries on the island of Crete, located in the south of Greece, near Heraklion, city in Crete.
Mild COVID-19 Conditions Could Affect the Brain and Body from Months After Infection
Researchers have been slowly accumulating newer and significant insights about the impact of COVID-19 on the body and brain. These discoveries have raised worries about the coronavirus.
Leafcutter Ants’ Jaws Found to have the Durability of Stainless Steel Knives
'Small but terrible' is what perfectly describes leafcutter ants. Their metal-laced teeth can pierce through tough materials like wood or even skin. What makes these arthropods acquire their biting edge was explained by a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports.
New COVID-19 Vaccine from China 79% Effective Against the Delta Variant
China carried out a new Covid-19 vaccine by Clover Biopharmaceuticals that was said to combat the disease with up to 79% efficacy, and 67% for severe infections caused by any strain.
Subtropical Storm Teresa Forms from Moisture Left Behind by Tropical Storm Peter
The Atlantic churned another Subtropical Storm named Teresa on Friday afternoon, just 155 miles north-northwest of Bermuda, sustaining maximum winds of 45 mph. It has since weakened to a subtropical depression of 35 mph winds as of 11 a.m. EDT on Saturday, spinning 140 miles north of Bermuda.
Experts Mapped Out Enormous Expanse of Ancient Polynesian Sea Voyages
Polynesia, an island in Oceania, has had series of extraordinary voyages across one third of the world's ocean. Scientists traced back the sequences that settled in these islands to 'unravel the detailed genetic history of this vast, dispersed island network'.
Due to Climate Change, Melting Ice at the Poles Cause Alarming Changes in Earth's Crust
Human induced greenhouse gas emissions and large-scale alterations in weather patterns are all part of climate change and global warming. Environmental changes such as the melting of ice in the North and South poles, did not just raise sea levels but also has a major influence on the earth's crust.
COP26 “The Turning Point for Humanity” says Boris Johnson
Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister, has given a grave warning to world leaders on climate change, stating that Cop26 must be a "turning point for mankind" since global temperature rises are now unavoidable.
Forest Outside Germany's Iconic Sleeping Beauty Castle is Dying at an Alarming Rate
Germany faces a climate crisis that creeps up on its lush landscapes, including the Sleeping Beauty's castle. The once green field in Reinhardswald nature park has turned bare and dry when viewed up close.
Hurricane Ida Wreaks Havoc on Louisiana Agriculture, Causing $500 Million in Damages
Hurricane Ida, one of the most powerful and quickly increasing hurricanes to batter the United States, caused days of suffering and damage from the moment it made landfall in Louisiana on the 16th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina to the heavy rains that pounded the Northeast.