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Supreme Court will not hear the so-called polar bear appeal, Report

Supreme Court will not hear the so-called polar bear appeal, Report

Without comment, the nine Justices declined on Monday to take the case of Alaska v. Zinke, where the state of Alaska asked the Court to examine an Interior Department decision to designate 187,000 acres as a critical habitat for polar bears. Oil and gas trade associations, several Alaska Native corporations and villages, and the state of Alaska claimed the habitat ... Read More »

Toronto woman and boyfriend reported missing in Belize found dead

Toronto woman and boyfriend reported missing in Belize found dead

An Atlanta man and his Toronto girlfriend who had been missing for days in Belize, have been found dead. Drew DeVoursney, 36, and girlfriend Francesca Matus, 52, were expected to return Friday. According to Breaking Belize News, the bodies were found Monday evening in Corozal District, near the border with Mexico. “They were both found … they are dead,” says ... Read More »

Whirling disease in Oldman watershed, CFIA

Whirling disease in Oldman watershed, CFIA

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has declared the Oldman River watershed infected with whirling disease. The declaration covers all streams, creeks, lakes and rivers feeding into the Oldman River, including those in Waterton Lakes National Park. The affected zone ends at the confluence of the Oldman River and South Saskatchewan River. Read More »

Toddler dies after house fire on Hamilton Mountain

Toddler dies after house fire on Hamilton Mountain

A three-year-old boy has died after a house fire broke out in a row of semidetached homes in Hamilton on Monday morning. Firefighters were called to a semi-detached house at 240 Golden Orchard Dr. shortly after 10 a.m. Crews arrived to find flames shooting from the basement window and were told a young child was still inside the house. Hamilton ... Read More »

Scientist demonstrates how time travel could theoretically occur

Scientist demonstrates how time travel could theoretically occur

It may sit firmly in the realm of science-fiction, but time travel is a mathematical possibility, even if it won’t ever be a reality. Ben Tippett, a physics instructor at the University of British Columbia Okanagan, is in the middle of a study that tests the feasibility of time travel. Given that his field of expertise is Einstein’s “Theory of ... Read More »

Researchers Solve The Mystery Of Blood Falls In Antarctica

Researchers Solve The Mystery Of Blood Falls In Antarctica

Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Colorado College have unraveled the mystery of a red waterfall in Antarctica. The research unveils mechanisms potentially at work in other polar glaciers. When explorers discovered the seemingly bloodstained face of the Taylor Glacier in Antarctica in the early 1900s, they thought it was red algae that colored the macabre falls oozing ... Read More »

New Research Shows Female Dragonflies Fake Death to Avoid Sex

Research Shows Female Dragonflies Fake Death to Avoid Sex

A new research shows that when lady dragonflies aren’t in the mood, they go as far as to fake their own deaths, plummeting from the air and lying motionless on the ground when males they’re not interested in pester them for sex. In a research recently presented to the Ecological Society of America, the behavior was reported in 27 out ... Read More »

New aurora named Steve spotted over Canada (Video)

New aurora named Steve spotted over Canada (Video)

Citizen researchers have discovered a strange new aurora feature known as “Steve,” according to a group of researchers working in Canada. Citizen science is emerging as an increasingly important force these days, and when everyday folks take on the task of scientific inquiry, we end up with some interesting results. This isn’t a bad thing by any means, just a ... Read More »

Researchers create ‘artificial womb’ for premature babies (Video)

Researchers create 'artificial womb' for premature babies (Video)

Researchers have managed to keep prematurely born baby sheep alive for four weeks in an “artificial womb” known as a “biobag.” The womb-like environment stimulates prenatal fluid, giving extremely premature babies more time to develop their lungs and other organs, while reducing their chance for death or disability. A team of pediatric scientists developed the system that uses a fluid-filled ... Read More »

Canadian Forces soldier dies during training exercise

Canadian Forces soldier dies during training exercise

The Canadian Armed Forces confirms one soldier has died in “a vehicle accident” during a training exercise in Wainwright. Three other soldiers were injured, and were taken to hospital for treatment. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. The federal department says Sergeant Robert Dynerowicz, a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, died in a vehicular accident ... Read More »

70 million-year-old dinosaur egg fossils discovered in Foshan (Video)

70 million-year-old dinosaur egg fossils discovered in Foshan

Five dinosaur egg fossils believed to be 70 million years old were discovered recently in a construction site near the city of Foshan, south China’s Guangdong Province. The 5 dinosaur egg shells were engraved on a red sandstone. “We found five eggs: three were destroyed, but they are still visible,” researcher Qiu Licheng from Guangdong’s Archaeological Institute told China Central ... Read More »