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Spice Girl Mel B. Claims Husband Severely Abused Her

Spice Girl Mel B. Claims Husband Severely Abused Her

Singer Melanie “Mel B” Brown, who is divorcing Stephen Belafonte, her film-producer husband of nearly 10 years, has obtained a restraining order against him, citing physical, emotional and sexual abuse. TMZ reported that attorneys for the America’s Got Talent judge got the order on Monday, April 3. It prevents Belafonte from going near her order or her three children including ... Read More »

Kani maranjandu: New species of “tree-living crabs” found in India

Kani maranjandu: New species of tree-living crabs found in India

A new genus and new species of tree crab is described from the Western Ghats biodiversity hotspot in Kerala, southern India. Known scientifically as the “Kani maranjandu,” it is substantially different from other congeners. Its distinguishing characters include: the structure of its hard upper shell, as well as its male abdominal structure and reproductive parts, and of course, its diagnostic ... Read More »

Donald Trump signs bill repealing US internet privacy rules

Donald Trump signs bill repealing US internet privacy rules

President Donald Trump on Monday signed into law a controversial measure repealing online privacy protections established by the Federal Communications Commission under the Obama Administration. The now-reversed law would have limited what ISPs like Comcast, Verizon, and AT&T could do with sensitive customer data like location, browsing history, and other personal information like Social Security numbers. Under the law, which ... Read More »

Researchers Confirm Mysterious Alien Radio Bursts are Coming From Space

Astronomers Confirm Mysterious Alien Radio Bursts are Coming From Space

Something peculiar is going on in deep space. A new trio of Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs), unimaginably powerful releases of radio waves with no discernible origin, have been detected by an Australian observatory. Manisha Caleb, a PhD candidate at Australian National University, Swinburne University of Technology and the ARC Centre of Excellence for All-sky Astrophysics (CAASTRO), has confirmed that the ... Read More »

Tree trunks found to emit methane, says new research

Tree trunks found to emit methane, says new research

Scientists discover tree trunks act as methane source in upland forests. A new study from the University of Delaware is one of the first in the world to show that tree trunks in upland forests actually emit methane rather than store it, representing a new, previously unaccounted source of this powerful greenhouse gas. Methane is about 25 times stronger than ... Read More »

Whale trapped in ice near Old Perlican for third day (Photo)

Whale trapped in ice near Old Perlican for third day (Photo)

Members of a local whale rescue organization are urging the public to leave a humpback entrapped in ice in Cook’s Cove be. Whale Release and Strandings’ Wayne Ledwell says the humpback is a victim of this weekends harsh winds. “When you’re down there and you’re looking at him and you can see the blood on the ice where he’s, I ... Read More »

Researchers develop flexible memory devices based on hybrid of graphene oxide

Scientists develop flexible memory devices based on hybrid of graphene oxide

Scientists at the University of Exeter claim to have developed a new material for flexible and transparent memory devices based on a hybrid of graphene oxide and titanium oxide. Their devices are low cost and eco-friendly to produce, are also perfectly suited for use in flexible electronic devices such as ‘bendable’ mobile phone, computer and television screens, and even ‘intelligent’ ... Read More »

Researchers print 3D models of “Great Barrier Reef” in bid to save it

Researchers print 3D models of Great Barrier Reef in bid to save it

Researchers at the University of Sydney are developing virtual 3D maps of the Great Barrier Reef to print artificial replacements. Off of the coast in Australia, the majestic Great Barrier Reef is dying at an alarming rate. Increasingly overheated seawater and acidification has caused massive bleaching to this vital underwater ecosystem. Researchers from the University of Sydney are aiming to ... Read More »