8000-Year-Old Stone Camel Carvings Become World's Oldest Surviving 3D Animal Reliefs
In 2018, researchers first estimated the enormous stone camel carvings at Al Jawf, Saudi Arabia to be 2,000 years old. It was not until recently that they found out they were 6,000 years behind.
New Research Shows Fast Increase in Global Light Pollution Over the Last 25 Years
Global light emissions from 1992 to 2017 shows rapid increase by at least 49% over 25 years, thanks to excessive artificial lighting. The light pollution from streetlights and homes was also speculated to have contributed to the huge decline of insect populations.
Delirium: Scary Long-Term Effect in Patients With Severe COVID-19 Emerges
Recent reports have emerged that severe COVID-19 effects include 'unusually persistent delirium', an acutely disturbed state of mind that can be caused by several disorders.
Scientists Find Increasing Tell-Tale Signs of an Upcoming Mass Extinction
New research reveals telltale signs of an impending anthropogenic climate change that could precipitate the next mass extinction. Ancient episodes of extreme global warming had triggered toxic algal and bacterial blooms in lakes and freshwaters that persisted for hundreds of millennia.
45 People in Kentucky Nursing Home Infected With New COVID Strain From Japan
While the Delta variant holds a widespread dominance in the United States, reports of another Covid-19 variant spreading has lately appeared.
Daycare Children's Immune System Improved Thanks to Mini Forest in Finland
A daycare in Finland experimented a mini forest's undergrowth cared by kids themselves, and findings suggest that it changed a kids' immune system in at least a month.
China Pledges New Coal-Fired Projects to Deal with Climate Change
China is under a lot of diplomatic pressure to stop funding coal projects in other countries because it might make it simpler for the country to stick to the Paris agreement on climate change.
Agricultural Crop Yields Drop as Heat-Drought Season Rises
The recent increase in drought and heatwave have affected global agriculture resulting in rapid decline. A new study enumerates the negative consequences of climate change and hot growing seasons on crop production around the world.
California Now Has the Lowest Coronavirus Transmission Rate in the U.S.
As new strains of the Covid-19 variants virus emerge, California now has the lowest coronavirus transmission rate of the United States, followed by a dramatic drop in cases and the admissions in hospitals.
Are Rechargeable Glow-in-the-Dark Plants the Better Alternative for Electric Lights?
How cool is it to be walking around a glowing plant? Scientists and modern-day technology make sustainable living possible through a rechargeable, 'glow-in-the-dark' plants that could someday become reliable and efficient substitute for energy-intensive electric lights.
Eight Hatchlings from One of the World’s Rarest Crocodile Species Found in Cambodia
According to reports on recent discoveries in a Cambodian wildlife sanctuary, eight eggs of one of the world's rarest crocodile species were discovered in a nature sanctuary in eastern Cambodia, increasing hope for the species' long-term survival.
Russian Farmer Discovers Terrifying 'Rat King,' Believed to Signal 'Impending Plague'
A Russian farmer in Stavropol region had found a ratpack with intertwined tails, like an unexpected 'royal' visitor among the puddles of the so-called rat king.
Delta Variant is More Deadly and Contagious Than Experts First Thought
Canadian research shows that the Delta variant among COVID patients is significantly a more deadly wave and more virulent than what experts thought.
Three Pregnant Killer Whales Might Save Their Population From the Brink of Extinction
Aerial drones have been used by scientists to monitor the populations of critically endangered animals such as killer whales. These findings may be very exciting for those who have seen the likeliness of reproduction in the recent decades.
‘Toxic Soup’ from World's Largest Mass Extinction Led to Similar Event Today
After the End-Permian mass extinction wiped out nearly all life on earth roughly 252 million years ago, it seems that it proliferated today's rivers and lakes with toxic microbial blooms. In a study conducted by international team of researchers, they call this burst in bacterial and algal blooms a 'toxic soup' which sprouts in freshwater ecosystems.