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Rescuers continue search for entangled whale to free it (Video)

Rescuers continue search for entangled whale to free it (Video)

The search for a blue whale tangled in commercial crabbing gear off California’s coast stretched into a second day on Wednesday as whale watchers, leisure boaters and fishermen hoped for a glimpse of the ensnared animal and a second chance to rescue it. Dave Anderson of Capt. Dave’s Dolphin & Whale Watching Safari said Thursday that boaters and even volunteers ... Read More »

Fruit Flies Adjust to Sudden Temperature Drops, Says New Study

Fruit Flies Adjust to Sudden Temperature Drops, Says New Research

An research led by a Canadian scientists says fruit flies adjust to a sudden drop in temperature by drastically changing their genes and metabolism so they can keep on buzzing around a fruit bowl. The finding is important because understanding how insects tolerate changes in temperature is a crucial step in protecting and controlling insects worldwide, says Heath MacMillan, who ... Read More »

Cops find $24 million in cash within walls of home (Video)

Cops find $24 million in cash within walls of home (Video)

Miami-Dade police detectives raiding the home of a suspected marijuana trafficker unearthed at least $24 million in cash — mostly in bundles of $100 bills in heat-sealed bags stuffed in dozens of orange 5-gallon Home Depot-brand buckets. Luis Hernandez-Gonzalez, 44, and his sister Salma Hernandez, 32, were taken into custody after Miami-Dade police raided Gonzalez’s house in what cops say ... Read More »

Researchers Find Tiny Pieces of Opal in Meteorite

Researchers Find Tiny Pieces of Opal in Meteorite

Researchers have discovered pieces of opal in a meteorite in Antarctica. The findings are extremely important for related studies on water and its life-forming abilities. Tiny fragments of opal were spotted in a meteorite EET 83309, which was picked up off the ice in east Antarctica – the second time a meteorite has been found containing the gemstone. (The first ... Read More »