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Sponge-like Canadian fossils may be earliest sign of animal life

Fossils found in rugged mountainous terrain in Canada's Northwest Territories may give a glimpse at the humble dawn of animal life on Earth -...

6 facts about Cobra Lily: The plant that thinks it’s a snake

Arisaema, also called cobra lily, or cobra plant is a carnivorous plant species. The largest concentration of species is in Japan and China, with...

Asteroids, Meteoroids, Comets & Meteorites; are they all the same?

Asteroids, meteoroids, asteroids, comets … that’s a lot of terms ( space objects) flying around! Not to mention shooting stars and meteor showers. Are...

Do Whales and Dolphins Grieve for their Dead?

Unlike humans, reportedly, whales do not have tear ducts that humans and other land animals use to cry. However, they do have tear organs...

How male octopuses avoid being eaten by hungry female?

Often deemed the most intelligent invertebrates on the planet, octopuses can use primitive tools, unfasten tight jar lids and tightly control their body color...

Alpha Centauri: Uncovering the Secrets of Our Nearest Celestial Neighbor

Alpha Centauri is the nearest star system and nearest planetary system to our Solar System at 1.34 parsecs (4.37 light-years) from the Sun. It...

The Diet Plan and Mating Behavior of Ostrich

Let's explore the diet plan and romantic mating behavior of ostriches. Ostrich Diet Plan Most ostriches eat various plants, although certain foods are exclusive to them....

Chimpanzees and Monkeys: Adaptive evolution in the ancestry of humans

Most people think that all primates are either humans or chimpanzees. But this is not always true. There is a lot of difference between...

Scientists stunned by rare Arctic lightning storms north of Alaska

Meteorologists were stunned this week when three successive thunderstorms swept across the icy Arctic from Siberia to north of Alaska, unleashing lightning bolts in...

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