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Whales migrate thousands of miles to scratch an itch (Watch)

Whales migrate thousands of miles to scratch an itch (Video)

Off the coast of northern Canada, on the very edge of the Arctic Circle, there is a bay where whales gather. Each summer bowhead whales come here en masse, and will do throughout their 200-year lifespan. “This was an incidental observation,” said Sarah Fortune, a PhD student at UBC’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries and lead author of a ... Read More »

Researchers think life on Earth may have come from outer space

Researchers think life on Earth may have come from outer space

Space dust from deep in the cosmos containing alien bugs may have started life on Earth, researchers have claimed. According to new study from the University of Edinburgh, tiny Earth organisms might be able to hitch a ride on interplanetary dust and travel to other worlds. The research, soon to be published in the journal Astrobiology, looks at novel mechanisms ... Read More »

Researchers Say Dogs Are Attracted to Smiling Human Faces

Researchers Say Dogs Are Attracted to Smiling Human Faces

Scientists believe they have broken ground in dog-human relations by demonstrating that dogs show strong emotional responses to human faces. Scientists in the Canine Mind group showed 43 dogs images of smiling and angry faces on a computer screen. Each dog was tested twice: once under the influence of oxytocin, which was administered as part of the test, and once ... Read More »

Research finds male dolphins offer gifts to potential female mates

Research finds male dolphins offer gifts to potential female mates

Many a man has tried to woo a woman with gifts, and it seems that this practice even occurs in dolphins. Scientists have observed male humpback dolphins presenting females with large marine sponges in an effort to mate. Scientists from UWA’s School of Biological Sciences, the University of Zurich and Murdoch University conducted a decade of boat-based research on coastal ... Read More »

New Study: Streaks on Mars Might Be Sand, Not Water

New Research: Streaks on Mars Might Be Sand, Not Water

A new study casts doubt on the widespread interpretation that seasonal dark streaks on Martian dunes are caused by water. The features are known as recurring slope lineae (RSL), and in 2015 they were the cause of headlines around the world proclaiming water had been found on Mars. But findings published today in Nature Geoscience suggest that these features, appearing ... Read More »

Scientists discover first asteroid from outside our solar system

Scientists discover first asteroid from outside our solar system

The presence of an unidentified object hurtling through our solar system recently prompted a call to action from observatories throughout the world. NASA has confirmed that it’s the first object to arrive from another star – and it may be as long as a quarter mile. While the rocky asteroid, dubbed ‘Oumuamua, is definitely not piloted by aliens, it could ... Read More »

Are aliens real? USA sees spate of crazy UFO sightings over two days

Are aliens real? USA sees spate of crazy UFO sightings over two days

Alien hunters have been sent into a frenzy after a raft of UFO sightings were reported over two days. Events started in Texas this weekend, according to the US-based Mutual UFO Network (MUFON). An unnamed witness filed a report about two high-speed bright lights. It said: “I was wide awake early Saturday morning. “I looked up in the sky where ... Read More »

Former NASA Employee Spills Secret about UFO and Alien Conspiracy

Ex-NASA Employee Spills Secret about UFO and Alien Conspiracy

A FORMER NASA engineer has spoken publicly for the first time about some of the world’s most baffling UFO cases and conspiracy theories. For decades, conspiracy theorists have claimed that alien life has been visiting the Earth and you only need to take brief look on YouTube to see the ‘proof’. There are literally thousands of videos showing strange lights ... Read More »

NASA ‘oil painting’ image reveals a massive raging storm on Jupiter (Photo)

NASA 'oil painting' image reveals a massive raging storm on Jupiter

This color-enhanced image of a massive, raging storm in Jupiter’s northern hemisphere was captured by NASA’s Juno spacecraft during its ninth close flyby of the gas giant planet. According to NASA, the swirling storm is rotating counter-clockwise over Jupiter’s northern hemisphere. It was captured on October 24, and reveals massive bright clouds and their shadows, stretching roughly 4 to 8 ... Read More »

‘Doomsday’ Asteroid That Could Crash Into Earth (NASA)

'Doomsday' Asteroid That Could Crash Into Earth

Sad day for the four horsemen of the Apocalypse: NASA scientists say a giant asteroid won’t be hitting Earth in 2036, as earlier feared, an asteroid named Apophis will collide with the Earth, causing the extinction of human species. It was in 2004 that NASA detected asteroid Apophis. For the past thirteen years, astronomers in NASA have been observing the ... Read More »