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Olivia Abbe

Olivia Abbe is a Semi Retired Scientist living in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. She covers Science and Innovation for NYK Daily
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Kakapo (Owl Parrot) Facts – Description, Genetics, Habitat, Ecology, Behaviour and Conservation

The Kakapo, also called owl parrot, is a mysterious species of large, nocturnal, flightless, ground-dwelling parrot of the super-family Strigopoidea, native to New Zealand. This...

5 Facts about Saturn’s Mystery Moon, Phoebe

Saturn is the most glamorous planet in our Solar System, with its strings of softly gleaming colors, its icy gossamer rings system, and its...

Symbiotic Relationship: Hermit crabs and Sea Anemone

The animal kingdom is full of various kinds of relationships, some of which are fascinating and some others that are bizarre. If the connection...

Mars rover sends home movie of daredevil descent to landing on red planet

NASA scientists on Monday unveiled first-of-a-kind home movies of last week’s’ daredevil Mars rover landing, vividly showing its supersonic parachute inflation over the red...

Fascinating Giant Cane Tree Facts (Arundinaria Giantea): Habitat, Characteristics and Ecology

Arundinaria Giantea Cane is also called cane or switch cane. It is a giant cane known for providing summer grazing for hogs, cattle, horses,...

Life Stages and Annual Cycle of Hadda beetle – Epilachna

Insects include an enormous number of organisms found all over the world. They live in all sorts of habitats ranging from the desert areas...

Why do birds Sunbathe

As the days grow colder and shorter, I randomly enquired, "What better way to warm up than to write about the sun?" I normally...

NASA rover lands on Mars to look for signs of ancient life

A NASA rover streaked through the orange Martian sky and landed on the planet Thursday, accomplishing the riskiest step yet in an epic quest...

Fascinating Pistachio Tree Facts (Pistacia vera): Habitat, Characteristics and Cultivation

The pistachio, a proud member of the cashew family, is a small tree originating from the Middle East and Central Asia. The tree produces...

8 Most Dangerous Volcanoes in the World

Volcanoes are some of the most interesting features to study in geology and geography. These structures dazzle the world with their longevity, complicated layers...

Evolution of the Kidney

The evolution of the kidney is one of the most exciting topics in evolutionary biology and several fields of science. This is because the...

How Can We Terraform Mercury?

Terraforming or terraformation (literally, "Earth-shaping") of a planet, moon, or other body is the theoretical process of intentionally altering its atmosphere, temperature, surface topography,...

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Dozens detained at Kazakh opposition rallies

Police in Kazakhstan detained dozens of opposition supporters on Sunday who took to the streets of major cities denouncing what they called political repression...