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Three Supermoon’s this year, one tonight (Video)

Three Supermoon's this year, one tonight

If you looked up to the skies last night you may have noticed just how bright the moon was. NASA says, this summer’s full moons will all be supermoons, which appear larger and brighter than normal. The first is this weekend, so if you missed Friday night’s, you’ll get another chance Saturday night. Read More »

Humpback Rescued In Australia (Video)

Humpback Rescued In Australia

It took authorities five attempts over 38 hours to rescue a stranded two year-old humpback whale on Australia’s Gold Coast. Scores of volunteer rescuers fought valiantly to free a young humpback stranded on an Australian Beach for nearly two days. Read More »

Chimpanzee Intelligence Determined by Genes, Finds New Study

Chimpanzee Intelligence Determined by Genes, Finds New Study

The vexed question of whether intelligence is inherited from birth or acquired through education seems to have been answered – for chimpanzees at least. Researchers have found that being a smart primate is down to genes rather than upbringing, suggesting that nature rather than nurture governs intelligent behaviour in our closest living relatives. Read More »

Venus the ‘two-faced’ cat (Video)

Venus the 'two-faced' cat

Venus the chimera cat has a face you’ll remember. In fact, she looks rather two-faced. Her left eye is green while her right is blue. And the left side of her face is covered in black fur while the right is orange. Venus was found on a North Carolina dairy farm in 2009, and her owner was drawn to her ... Read More »

Researchers simulate the gait of ancient arachnid (Video)

Researchers simulate the gait of ancient arachnid

A new video based on fossils of a 410-million-year-old arachnid uses computer animation to recreate the animal walking. The arachnid belonged to the extinct order Trigonotarbida, and was a member of the Devonian genus Palaeocharinus, which was one of the first predators on land. Scientists from the University of Manchester and the Museum für Naturkunde used exceptionally preserved fossils from the ... Read More »

Scientists turn to satellite monitoring to count polar bear populations

Scientists turn to satellite monitoring to count polar bear populations

For polar bears, iconic Arctic animals that are coping with diminished sea ice and a rapidly-changing habitat, population numbers are important. But for biologists trying to learn those numbers, the job of counting white bears in a vast white landscape is difficult, expensive and sometimes dangerous. Now, polar bear researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and other organizations have found ... Read More »

Researchers Discover Thousands of Dinosaur Footprints in Alaska

Researchers Discover Thousands of Dinosaur Footprints in Alaska

Dinosaur Track Site has been discovered by the Alaska’s Denali National Park. The track site suggests that many dinosaurs might have walked through the track. The fossil evidence has furthermore strengthened the conviction that Dinosaur lived at the polar latitudes at the end of the Cretaceous Age. The researchers have estimated the time to be around 70 million years while ... Read More »

Australia : Rescuers free beached whale

Australia : Rescuers free beached whale

A whale that stranded on the southern Gold Coast on Tuesday night has been successfully ‘relaunched’ by Sea World staff this morning. The marine rescuer workers first tried to rescue the juvenile humpback yesterday, after it beached at Palm Beach late on Tuesday. But authorities struggled to move it offshore during yesterday’s high tide, and were forced to suspend the ... Read More »