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Toxic algae will make its way to Lake Erie later this summer, Report

Toxic algae will make its way to Lake Erie later this summer, Report

Toxic algae blooms are to return to western Lake Erie this summer, threatening marine life and humans wading in these waters, according to predictions by the NOAA released Thursday. Cyanobacteria, a harmful blue-green alga, is expected to rear its ugly head in late summer, though forecasts note that the bloom will most likely be smaller than last year’s intense bloom, ... Read More »

Three Supermoon’s this year, one tonight (Video)

Three Supermoon's this year, one tonight

If you looked up to the skies last night you may have noticed just how bright the moon was. NASA says, this summer’s full moons will all be supermoons, which appear larger and brighter than normal. The first is this weekend, so if you missed Friday night’s, you’ll get another chance Saturday night. Read More »

Humpback Rescued In Australia (Video)

Humpback Rescued In Australia

It took authorities five attempts over 38 hours to rescue a stranded two year-old humpback whale on Australia’s Gold Coast. Scores of volunteer rescuers fought valiantly to free a young humpback stranded on an Australian Beach for nearly two days. Read More »

Chimpanzee Intelligence Determined by Genes, Finds New Study

Chimpanzee Intelligence Determined by Genes, Finds New Study

The vexed question of whether intelligence is inherited from birth or acquired through education seems to have been answered – for chimpanzees at least. Researchers have found that being a smart primate is down to genes rather than upbringing, suggesting that nature rather than nurture governs intelligent behaviour in our closest living relatives. Read More »

Venus the ‘two-faced’ cat (Video)

Venus the 'two-faced' cat

Venus the chimera cat has a face you’ll remember. In fact, she looks rather two-faced. Her left eye is green while her right is blue. And the left side of her face is covered in black fur while the right is orange. Venus was found on a North Carolina dairy farm in 2009, and her owner was drawn to her ... Read More »

Researchers simulate the gait of ancient arachnid (Video)

Researchers simulate the gait of ancient arachnid

A new video based on fossils of a 410-million-year-old arachnid uses computer animation to recreate the animal walking. The arachnid belonged to the extinct order Trigonotarbida, and was a member of the Devonian genus Palaeocharinus, which was one of the first predators on land. Scientists from the University of Manchester and the Museum für Naturkunde used exceptionally preserved fossils from the ... Read More »