US Cities Under 12 Feet Of Water: Rising Sea Levels Turn US Into Venetian Waterland — Eventually May 18, 2014 14:51 PM E
Two new studies predict sea levels will rise by as much as 12 feet during the centuries ahead as parts of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse.
Evolution Of A Stick Insect: How Environments Influence Speciation May 17, 2014 14:56 PM E
Looking to see how different environments influenced the way one species evolves into two different ones, scientists looked at a Californian stick insect.
‘Heavy Mouse’, Fed On a Diet Of Isotopes May Be the Key To Generating Tissues In Lab May 16, 2014 17:07 PM E
Scientists have developed the world's first 'heavy mouse'.
Why Don't Octopus Tentacles Suction Their Own Bodies? Scientists Know. May 15, 2014 13:21 PM E
Why don't octopus tentacles suction their own bodies? Scientists know.
What Factors Influence Patience In Primates? May 15, 2014 10:43 AM E
Patience is acquired not just by practice, but through genes during evolution.
Gigantic Sperm Belonging To Tiny Prehistoric Shrimp Discovered May 15, 2014 09:52 AM E
Millions of years ago, tiny shrimp similar to modern day ones lived in pools of water and like the modern ones had huge sperm coiled up within their testes.
Reducing Dangerous Effects Of Nitrogen With Mitigation Efforts May 13, 2014 17:48 PM E
A recent study analyzed mitigation efforts that can reduce nitrogen pollution by half.
Europe’s Ban On Discarding Unwanted Fish Could Do More Harm Than Good May 13, 2014 17:30 PM E
The European Union's fish discard ban, which bans the practice of dumping tons of unwanted fish back into the sea may not be the right solution to improve dwindling fish stocks.
Deep Sea Exploration Dealt A Blow As Robot Submarine Implodes Under 6 Miles Of Ocean [VIDEO] May 13, 2014 16:04 PM E
A deep-sea robot imploded under 6.2 miles of ocean water in a trench off the coast of New Zealand this weekend. Scientists said it was a blow to research in one of the world's least-understood environments.
How The Cattle Egret Is Gradually Overpopulating Parts Of Brazil May 11, 2014 12:03 PM E
The cattle egret is an invasive bird that is able to adapt to almost any climate, and now it's overpopulating Brazil.
How A Salt-Loving Fungus Survives In The Dead Sea May 11, 2014 10:41 AM E
The Dead Sea isn't completely dead. It's actually a thriving ecosystem for bacteria, algae, and fungi. In a new study, scientists learn how some fungi live in such salty conditions.
More Species Of Bees Pollinate Crops, Making Blueberry Farms See Increased Yield May 09, 2014 17:06 PM E
Blueberries are good examples of insect pollinated plants. Recent research shows that bees not only help in proliferation but also aid in production of larger berries and more seeds.
Rare Magamouth Shark Captured In Japan The Latest In A Spate Of Unusual Sea Creature Sightings [VIDEO] May 09, 2014 13:47 PM E
Japanese fishermen hauled in an extremely rare megamouth shark that's only been seen 53 other times and was discovered in 1976.
New Genomic Method Can Be Used To Study The Effect Of Salmon Breeding On Environment May 08, 2014 17:13 PM E
A new method of analyzing the sediments known as "DNA barcoding" has been developed by Swiss researchers that study impacts on micro-organisms found in the sediments and provides indicators for environmental changes that may be occurring as a result of salmon breeding.
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