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Vancouver belugas died from unknown toxin: investigation

Vancouver belugas died from unknown toxin: investigation

A toxin killed two beluga whales that died suddenly in November 2016, according to a five-month-long investigation by the Vancouver Aquarium. Dozens of toxologists, doctors, and genome specialists contributed to the investigation but could not determine the exact toxin, the aquarium said in a written release. But the investigative team determined the toxin was likely introdued to the whales either ... Read More »

Largest asteroid to fly extremely close to the Earth (Photo)

Largest asteroid to fly extremely close to the Earth (Photo)

An asteroid over a kilometer across flew safely past the Earth. It was the largest asteroid to pass us in over a decade (the last one was Toutatis in 2004), and there are no known asteroids that size that will get as close for another decade. Brad Tucker, an astronomer at the Australian National University, said: “This tells us how ... Read More »

American, Russian Blast Off To International Space Station (Video)

American, Russian Blast Off To International Space Station (Video)

A Russian cosmonaut and an American astronaut have arrived at the International Space Station, taking a toy dog for company. NASA astronaut Jack Fischer and Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin lifted off from Kazakhstan on Thursday, bound for the International Space Station. About nine minutes into their voyage, the stuffed dog leaped into the air, then began to drift at the ... Read More »

Researchers Can Predict Your “Eureka” Moment Before You Have It

Researchers Can Predict Your "Eureka" Moment Before You Have It

Researchers from Ohio State University have now said they are able to accurately predict when humans are about to have a ‘learning epiphany’ before we even know we’re going to have it ourselves. Learning by epiphany is something that happens to almost everyone, but until now studying how the body reacts to an ‘a-ha’ moment has been challenging. Most research ... Read More »

Marvel or monster? Scientists find first live specimen of fabled giant shipworm

Marvel or monster? Researchers find first live specimen of fabled giant shipworm

Scientists have collected the first live specimen of a rare, giant shipworm, found in the Philippines. The long, black worm-like animals were found in waters near the Philippines. Actually a super-elongated mollusk, the giant shipworm is good company for the many hell-spawned, demon fish that roam darkened waters across the globe. It can grow up to five-feet long, and yes, ... Read More »

Russia has built a terrifying robot which can fire guns, and is sending it into Space “Video”

Russia has built a terrifying robot which can fire guns, and is sending it into Space (Video)

A Russian robot is scheduled to exit the Earth’s atmosphere in 2021, but it first needs to learn some basic skills before beginning its voyage. “FEDOR” already knows how to drive and put out a fire, but what happens if it gets ambushed by extraterrestrials? Russia’s deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said the android was designed to benefit mankind, despite ... Read More »