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Titan’s Ocean Might Be as Salty as the Dead Sea, Study

Titan's Ocean Might Be as Salty as the Dead Sea, Study

The subsurface ocean inside Saturn’s largest moon, Titan, could be as salty as any body of water here on Earth, a new study reports. Gravity data collected by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft suggest that Titan’s ocean must have an extremely high density. Salt water has a higher density than fresh water because the presence of salt adds more mass to a ... Read More »

Researchers uncover biggest-ever flying bird

Researchers uncover biggest-ever flying bird

Researchers have identified the fossilized remains of an extinct giant that could be the world’s biggest-ever flying bird with 20-24-foot wingspan and soaring ability that enabled the creature to stay aloft for long distances without flapping its wings. The creature has surpassed size estimates based on wing bones from the previous record holder i.e. a long-extinct bird named Argentavis magnificens. Read More »

Researchers Learn the Language of the Chimpanzees

Researchers Learn the Language of the Chimpanzees

Chimpanzees, the closest living relatives of humans, have their own way of communication, which includes various gestures. A team of scientists has claimed in a new study that they have for the first time successfully decoded what these apes are attempting to say through different movements of their bodies, hands and feet. Read More »

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 »