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World's deepest lake in peril, scientists warn

Added: 19.10.2017 6:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

October 19, 2017 6:22 PM
MOSCOW (AFP) - Lake Baikal is undergoing its gravest crisis in recent history, experts say, as the government bans the catching of a signature fish that has lived in the world's deepest lake for centuries but is now under threat.


Scientists Make It Rain Diamonds Like It's Neptune

Added: 19.10.2017 5:43 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scientists recently discovered new evidence for diamonds on Neptune and Uranus. But this isn't the first time diamonds have been traced back to the cosmos. Carbonado diamonds are also believed to have originated from an asteroid collision billions of years ago.


OracleVoice: Dian Fossey Organization Sends Gorillas to the Cloud

Added: 19.10.2017 5:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

With Oracle’s funding and technology, scientists studying not only gorillas, but animals around the world, will be able to more easily collect the data they need.


Infant Chimp Snatched and Cannibalized Moments After Its Birth

Added: 19.10.2017 1:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Moments after a wild chimpanzee was born, an adult chimp snatched the infant away from its mother and cannibalized it, according to a new study that is the first to document this macabre behavior. This new finding, along with additional prior work, suggests that female chimpanzees might often go and hide on "maternity leave" before delivery to avoid such infant mortality, researchers said. Scientists made this gruesome discovery while following a party of 21 chimps in the Mahale Mountains on the eastern shore of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania.


German Scientists Warn About Catastrophic Declines In Insects

Added: 18.10.2017 22:19 | 1 views | 0 comments

A new study has shocked scientists after it was shown that flying insects were plummeting by three-quarters over the past 25 years, according to The Guardian. Insects work as both pollinators and function as prey for other wildlife and while it was known that some species such as bees an d butterflies that were declining, the new report shows the scale is "on course with ecological Armageddon," and would have profound impacts. The new data came from nature reserves across Germany, but has implications for landscapes around the world that are dominated by agriculture, the researchers said. The exact cause of the decline is unclear, but the destruction of wild areas and widespread use of...


Relationship between sugar and cancer is now clearer, scientists say

Added: 18.10.2017 18:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

It's a research breakthrough, but not a medical breakthrough.


In A First, Scientists Spot Light Amid Gravitational Waves Emitted By Colliding Stars

Added: 18.10.2017 15:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

Scientists for the first time have detected both gravitational waves and light from the collision of two dead, incredibly dense neutron stars.


Illinois sportfish recovery a result of 1972 Clean Water Act, scientists report

Added: 18.10.2017 15:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

Populations of largemouth bass, bluegill, catfish and other sportfish are at the highest levels recorded in more than a century in the Illinois River, according to a new report. Their dramatic recovery, from populations close to zero near Chicago throughout much of the 20th century, began just after implementation of the Clean Water Act, the researchers say.


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