As Shanghai warns children not to go outside because air pollution is 10 times the safe range set by the World Health Organization, others warn that it’s the water the Chinese really need to be worried about. 294 more words
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A massive, active volcano found under Antarctica threatens to melt the ice sheet, accelerating its flow into the oceans and causing sea levels to rise even further. 346 more words
CNN broadcast a controversial documentary this week from filmmaker Gabriela Cowperthwaite on the safety, or lack thereof, when it comes to orcas in captivity and the repercussions of keeping animals which travel hundreds of miles a day in the wild in what to them is essentially a jacuzzi. 497 more words
Scientists were startled to find the earliest known specimen of a brain and central nervous system in a 520-million-year-old extinct marine animal.
The animal, Fuxianhuia protensa, has expected body plan for an animal from the Cambrian period, some 233 million years before the Triassic period of the dinosaurs. 231 more words