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A Gurgling Mud Pool Is Creeping Across Southern California Like a Geologic Poltergeist

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science November 2, 2018 at 10:22AM.) A mysterious, … Continue reading A Gurgling Mud Pool Is Creeping Across Southern California Like a Geologic Poltergeist

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World’s last wilderness may vanish

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org October 31, 2018 at 02:06PM.) (Cover Image) Torres Del … Continue reading World’s last wilderness may vanish

‘Zombie’ stars return from the dead

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org October 31, 2018 at 07:24AM.) (Cover Image) Supercomputer simulations … Continue reading ‘Zombie’ stars return from the dead

World’s Deepest Volcanic Eruption Creates Nightmare Garden of Glass

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science October 24, 2018 at 09:32AM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading World’s Deepest Volcanic Eruption Creates Nightmare Garden of Glass

What the Heck Is the Deal with This Weird, Square Iceberg?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science October 19, 2018 at 02:53PM.) Look at … Continue reading What the Heck Is the Deal with This Weird, Square Iceberg?

World’s oldest fossils might turn out to just be ancient rocks

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to New Scientist (This article and its images were originally posted on New Scientist October 17, 2018 at 01:24PM.) (Cover Imaage) … Continue reading World’s oldest fossils might turn out to just be ancient rocks

World’s Oldest Flying Squirrel Fossil Discovered

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Breaking Science News (This article and its images were originally posted on Breaking Science News October 10, 2018 at 09:12AM.) … Continue reading World’s Oldest Flying Squirrel Fossil Discovered

Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to BBC News – Science & Environment (This article and its images were originally posted on BBC News – Science & … Continue reading Final call to save the world from ‘climate catastrophe’

Something Eerie Happens to The Bees During a Total Solar Eclipse

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert October 10, 2018 at 10:04AM.) During the spectacular event … Continue reading Something Eerie Happens to The Bees During a Total Solar Eclipse

Scientists Find Weird Reason Diving Plates Get Stuck 400 Miles Beneath Earth’s Surface

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science October 9, 2018 at 04:02PM.) The Earth’s … Continue reading Scientists Find Weird Reason Diving Plates Get Stuck 400 Miles Beneath Earth’s Surface

Incredible ‘Lost World’ of Underwater Volcanoes Discovered Deep in The Ocean

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert October 9, 2018 at 09:55PM.) Hidden below the waves … Continue reading Incredible ‘Lost World’ of Underwater Volcanoes Discovered Deep in The Ocean

This 50-Year-Old Bottle Found on a Beach Shows Why Our Trash Really Will Outlive Us All

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert October 10, 2018 at 02:19AM.) Coastguards in the UK … Continue reading This 50-Year-Old Bottle Found on a Beach Shows Why Our Trash Really Will Outlive Us All

To Get to a Zero-Carbon World, a Firm Time Line Is Needed

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content (This article and its images were originally posted on Scientific American Content October 9, 2018 at 01:49PM.) … Continue reading To Get to a Zero-Carbon World, a Firm Time Line Is Needed

Forests Emerge as a Major Overlooked Climate Factor

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quanta Magazine (This article and its images were originally posted on Quanta Magazine October 9, 2018 at 10:36AM.) When Abigail … Continue reading Forests Emerge as a Major Overlooked Climate Factor

Hurricane Michael Strengthens to ‘Unprecedented’ Category 4 Storm Overnight

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science October 10, 2018 at 06:28AM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Hurricane Michael Strengthens to ‘Unprecedented’ Category 4 Storm Overnight

A warmer spring leads to less plant growth in summer

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to EurekAlert! – Breaking News (This article and its images were originally posted on EurekAlert! – Breaking News October 3, 2018 … Continue reading A warmer spring leads to less plant growth in summer

A Volcano Just Erupted in Indonesia Just Days After Devastating Earthquake And Tsunami

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert October 2, 2018 at 11:10PM.) Only days after a … Continue reading A Volcano Just Erupted in Indonesia Just Days After Devastating Earthquake And Tsunami

Now is the time to answer questions about climate engineering disease impacts

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org September 28, 2018 at 02:33PM.) (Cover Image) Credit: public … Continue reading Now is the time to answer questions about climate engineering disease impacts

The Hurricane Florence forecast has gone from bad to worse

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica (This article and its images were originally posted on Science – Ars Technica September 12, 2018 … Continue reading The Hurricane Florence forecast has gone from bad to worse

New Eye Means Hurricane Florence May Get Stronger Before Slamming into the US

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science September 11, 2018 at 12:29PM.)   As … Continue reading New Eye Means Hurricane Florence May Get Stronger Before Slamming into the US

Scientists Say They’ve Found The Driver of False Beliefs, And It’s Not a Lack of Intelligence

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert September 9, 2018 at 07:59AM.) This is why some … Continue reading Scientists Say They’ve Found The Driver of False Beliefs, And It’s Not a Lack of Intelligence

Forecasting earthquake aftershock locations with AI-assisted science

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to The Official Google Blog (This article and its images were originally posted on The Official Google Blog August 30, … Continue reading Forecasting earthquake aftershock locations with AI-assisted science

Climate Change Could Drastically Change Ecosystems Around the World

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science August 30, 2018 at 06:07PM.) For a … Continue reading Climate Change Could Drastically Change Ecosystems Around the World

From Fish to Humans, A Microplastic Invasion May Be Taking a Toll

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Scientific American Content: Global (This article and its images were originally posted on Scientific American Content: Global September 4, 2018 … Continue reading From Fish to Humans, A Microplastic Invasion May Be Taking a Toll

Drought increases CO2 concentration in the air

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading Drought increases CO2 concentration in the air

Extreme Heat Likely Cooked 2,000 Fish to Death in Malibu Lagoon

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science August 30, 2018 at 07:04AM.) (cover Image) … Continue reading Extreme Heat Likely Cooked 2,000 Fish to Death in Malibu Lagoon

Florida’s red tide crisis shows how climate change will make the world an ugly place

Flies swarm the coast of the seaside city of Sarasota, Florida. Crows caw. The air stinks of death. Carpets of fish, belly-up, mouths gaping, line the shore. This is the putrid new world created by a toxic red algae bloom spanning 130 miles of the state’s west coast, which has so far killed masses of fish, 12 dolphins, more than 500 manatees, 300 sea turtles, countless horseshoe crabs, a whale shark, and the local economy.

Do People Really Think Earth Might Be Flat?

“Just 66 percent of millennials firmly believe that the Earth is round,” read the summary from the pollster YouGov. Kids today, right? But it’s not only curmudgeons eager to complain about the younger generation who ought to find the survey of interest. For despite the recent prominence of flat-earthery among musicians and athletes, YouGov’s survey seems to have been the first systematic attempt to assess the American population’s views on the shape of the Earth.

Evolution might favor ‘survival of the laziest’

A new large-data study of fossil and extant bivalves and gastropods in the Atlantic Ocean suggests laziness might be a fruitful strategy for survival of individuals, species and even communities of species. The results have just been published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B by a research team based at the University of Kansas.

The Oldest, Thickest Arctic Sea Ice Is Breaking For The First Time on Record

  Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert August 22, 2018 at 02:43AM.) The breakdown of … Continue reading The Oldest, Thickest Arctic Sea Ice Is Breaking For The First Time on Record

Eerie Sky Glow Called ‘Steve’ Isn’t an Aurora, Is ‘Completely Unknown’ to Science

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science August 21, 2018 at 07:07AM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Eerie Sky Glow Called ‘Steve’ Isn’t an Aurora, Is ‘Completely Unknown’ to Science

113 Dead Sea Turtles Washed Up on a Mexico Beach, and No One Knows Why

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science August 21, 2018 at 12:15PM.) (cover Iage) … Continue reading 113 Dead Sea Turtles Washed Up on a Mexico Beach, and No One Knows Why

Hurricane Lane, a Monster Category 5 Storm, Barrels Toward Hawaii

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science August 22, 2018 at 08:39AM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Hurricane Lane, a Monster Category 5 Storm, Barrels Toward Hawaii

The affordable Raspberry Pi night vision goggles of your dreams

Your daily selection of the hottest trending tech news! According to Raspberry Pi (This article and its images were originally posted on Raspberry Pi August 13, 2018 at 07:34AM.) I … Continue reading The affordable Raspberry Pi night vision goggles of your dreams

Why Are Dozens of Dead Animals Washing Up on Florida Beaches?

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science July 30, 2018 at 06:48PM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Why Are Dozens of Dead Animals Washing Up on Florida Beaches?

Humans have depleted the Earth’s natural resources with five months still to go in 2018

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz (This article and its images were originally posted on Quartz August 1, 2018 at 05:05AM.) The Earth is finite. … Continue reading Humans have depleted the Earth’s natural resources with five months still to go in 2018

New study linking warming with disrupted Atlantic flow has scientists “grumpy”

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Science – Ars Technica (This article and its images were originally posted on Science – Ars Technica July 25, 2018 … Continue reading New study linking warming with disrupted Atlantic flow has scientists “grumpy”

The Standard Cosmological Model Just Got Confirmed Thanks to an Epic Sky Survey

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert July 18, 2018 at 03:40AM.) A four-year survey of … Continue reading The Standard Cosmological Model Just Got Confirmed Thanks to an Epic Sky Survey

A Rare And Epic ‘Firenado’ Was Caught on Video Over The Weekend. Here’s How They Form

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert July 18, 2018 at 03:18AM.) A brush fire turned … Continue reading A Rare And Epic ‘Firenado’ Was Caught on Video Over The Weekend. Here’s How They Form

Twenty dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading Twenty dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

This week’s record-breaking heat has human fingerprints all over it

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Popular Science July 6, 2018 at 11:28AM.) Soaring temperatures … Continue reading This week’s record-breaking heat has human fingerprints all over it

Global warming may be twice what climate models predict

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading Global warming may be twice what climate models predict

Oxygen loss in the coastal Baltic Sea is ‘unprecedentedly severe’

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading Oxygen loss in the coastal Baltic Sea is ‘unprecedentedly severe’

Our Planet Lost 40 Football Fields of Tree Cover Every Single Minute in 2017

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to ScienceAlert (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert June 28, 2018 at 02:47AM.) Staggering. Last year, 39 … Continue reading Our Planet Lost 40 Football Fields of Tree Cover Every Single Minute in 2017

Buried Volcanic Vent Heats Up Antarctica’s Fastest-Melting Glacier

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science June 27, 2018 at 06:26AM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Buried Volcanic Vent Heats Up Antarctica’s Fastest-Melting Glacier

Scientists wanted to understand how baobab trees live for thousands of years. Then the ancient trees started dying.

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Popular Science June 12, 2018 at 06:11PM.) Baobabs are … Continue reading Scientists wanted to understand how baobab trees live for thousands of years. Then the ancient trees started dying.

Antarctica Is Losing An Insane Amount of Ice. Nothing About This Is Good.

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Live Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science June 13, 2018 at 02:08PM.) (Cover Image) … Continue reading Antarctica Is Losing An Insane Amount of Ice. Nothing About This Is Good.

The axolotl—nature’s miracle healer—is on the brink of extinction

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Quartz (This article and its images were originally posted on Quartz June 13, 2018 at 11:58AM.) The axolotl, or Ambystoma … Continue reading The axolotl—nature’s miracle healer—is on the brink of extinction

Much of East Antarctica remained frozen during past 8 million years

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading Much of East Antarctica remained frozen during past 8 million years

The genes of many marine creatures are patented—and one company owns half of them

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Popular Science (This article and its images were originally posted on Popular Science June 6, 2018 at 02:58PM.) From the … Continue reading The genes of many marine creatures are patented—and one company owns half of them

The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories (This article and its images were originally posted on Phys.org – latest … Continue reading The heat is back on high: May smashes US temperature records