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Researchers Find ‘Switch’ Which Makes You Sleep

Researchers Find 'Switch' Which Makes You Sleep

For more than a century, scientists have been trying to figure out exactly what consciousness really is, how it works and where it comes from. And while many questions remain to be answered, it appears some researchers have now discovered what they call an “on/off switch” for human consciousness. A group of researchers at George Washington University say they were ... Read More »

Whales are engineers of ocean ecosystems, study finds

Whales are engineers of ocean ecosystems, study finds

Whales have an influential and positive impact on the capacity of oceans, worldwide carbon stockpiling, and the strength of business fisheries, another study proposes. Roman and a team of researcher, who tallied a few many years of examination on whales from as far as possible, have discovered that whales have an enormous effect. Whale’s population in the past were devastated, ... Read More »

Python trapped in grill (Video)

Python trapped in grill

In most cases, people in Florida will put chicken, steak or pork on the grill during the holiday weekend. One Florida family decided to put a python under the grill. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue says a family in Florida City used their grill to trap a 12-foot-long Burmese python that was found slithering near their home. Read More »

Shark attacks swimmer off California coast (Video)

Shark attacks swimmer off California coast

A long-distance swimmer was attacked by a great white shark today just south of the Manhattan Beach Pier, where the beach was jammed with crowds enjoying the warm holiday weekend, authorities said. The victim, identified only as a male 35 to 40 years old, was bit once on the torso and was conscious when he was transported to a local ... Read More »

Scientists Find Wasp that Uses Ant Skeletons to Construct Nest

Scientists Find Wasp that Uses Ant Skeletons to Construct Nest

A new wasp species uses the bodies of dead ants to protect its nest, researchers have found. The so-called Bone-house wasp, Deuteragenia ossarium, employs the chemical signals of the insect corpses to ward off predators by stuffing them into crevices on the outside of the nest. The new species of wasp, which preys on spiders, was discovered in Jiangxi Province ... Read More »

Red Kangaroos Use Tail as Powerful Fifth Leg, Study

Red Kangaroos Use Tail as Powerful Fifth Leg, Study

A new study recently discovered an interesting fact about kangaroos. The Australian marsupial uses sometimes a fifth leg. Previously, scientist thought the kangaroo’s tail worked as a way to counterbalance and act like a springboard when it hops. “We found that when a kangaroo is walking, it uses its tail just like a leg,” said Associate Professor Maxwell Donelan of ... Read More »