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Researchers Find Old Hunting Zone Under Lake Huron

Researchers Find Old Hunting Zone Under Lake Huron

The story of people who hunted caribou in the Great Lakes region 9,000 years ago has been uncovered at the bottom of Lake Huron. Archeological remains of hunting blinds and other structures built by aboriginal caribou hunters were found underwater 56 kilometres from shore by sonar and dive teams led by University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology archeologist John O’Shea ... Read More »

Spitzer Telescope : NASA Finds Coldest Star Ever

Spitzer Telescope : NASA Finds Coldest Star Ever

Scientists using two NASA telescopes have discovered a new brown dwarf believed to be the coldest of its kind. According to Space.com, a Penn State team used the Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) and Spitzer Space Telescope to spot the star that sits in the fourth-closest system to our own. Read More »

China gets serious about fighting pollution (Video)

China gets serious about fighting pollution

Chinese legislators have passed the first amendments to the country’s environmental protection law in 25 years, promising greater powers for environmental authorities and harsher punishments for polluters. The amendments, which the Standing Committee of National People’s Congress passed on Thursday after two years of debate, will allow authorities to detain company bosses for 15 days if they do not complete ... Read More »

This insect wears world’s tiniest 3D glasses (Video)

This insect wears world's tiniest 3D glasses

A new research programme aims to understand 3D vision in the praying mantis, the only invertebrate known to have this ability, and compare it with vision in humans. Analysing how mantises see in three dimensions could give us clues about how 3D vision evolved and lead to novel approaches in implementing 3D recognition and depth perception in computer vision and ... Read More »

Popular Indiana Dunes’ Mount Baldy to stay closed for summer

Popular Indiana Dunes' Mount Baldy to stay closed for summer

Officials have announced the large sand dune that trapped a 6-year-old boy under 11 feet of sand last summer will remain closed this summer and perhaps into the fall while scientists investigate the its safety, our news partner WNDU reported. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s superintendent, Garry Traynham, said the decision was made after more holes were found in the Mount ... Read More »

Flight of the Condor: Yurok Tribe to release condors in California

Flight of the Condor: Yurok Tribe to release condors in California

Soon, the California condor will soar throughout it’s native homeland. The northern California-based Yurok Tribe was recently granted permission to release condors bred in captivity back into their native lands of the Redwood Coast, according to The Associated Press (AP). Tribal biologist Chris West said that the first releases of the birds could come in the next one to three ... Read More »

US : NC wildlife officials warn about black bears

US : NC wildlife officials warn about black bears

Black bear sightings throughout North Carolina are becoming more common as the bear population increases and bears expand their home range. While black bears are not inherently dangerous and are rarely aggressive toward people, the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission advises caution to reduce potential conflicts. Read More »

Bronx Zoo welcomes 2 newborn gorillas (Video)

Bronx Zoo welcomes 2 newborn gorillas

A New York City zoo is celebrating the arrivals of two baby western lowland gorillas. They’re the first gorillas born at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo since 2006. And the newest additions make the zoo’s Congo Gorilla Forest the largest group of gorillas in North America, with 20 primates. Read More »