Experts Discover Marine Protists That May Be Dubbed as 'Virus-Eaters'
Choanozoan and picozoan marine protists are said to be potential virus eaters. No other organisms are known to use them as food.
Oldest Animal on Earth: 91-Million Years Old Shark Fossil Linked to the Great White Shark Discovered
Sharks are the oldest animals on the planet and they outlived the dinosaurs. One of these ancient sharks is called Cretodushoughtonorum that has a lot in common with today’s Great White Shark.
Venus Shows Sign of Life, Elements Present on Earth Discovered
A report published claimed that the upper levels of Venus’ atmosphere consist of a molecule that is a potential sign of life. The molecule is present in Earth's atmosphere.
Rare Blue Moon to Light Up the Sky on Halloween
‘Once in a blue moon’ is a phrase that is quite used connotationally for rare occurrences. In the literal sense it used to describe a phenomenon where one month gets 2 full moons, and a blue moon is approaching on Halloween this year.
NASA Plans to Land First Woman on the Moon in 2024
NASA has shared an update on its Artemis program. This involves the most recent Phase 1 plans to land the first woman on the moon in 2024.
New Dinosaur Species Dated Back to 125 Million Years Discovered in China in Perfect 'Life-like' Postures
The 125 million-year-old dinosaur was found buried by a volcanic eruption in China. The new dinosaur species is named "eternal sleeper."
Male Octopus Gives Birth to 1000 Babies, Surprising Zookeepers in Skidaway Aquarium
An octopus at an Aquarium in Skidaway surprised everyone after it gave birth to more than 1000 offsprings. The zookeepers were particularly surprised since they thought they adopted a male octopus.
Tropical Storm Beta Nears Landfall, Expected to Bring Heavy Rain and Flooding
Due to its slow-moving approach, Beta is expected to bring sustained rain from the central coast of Texas to the southeast of Louisiana. Based on information from the National Hurricane Center, the weather system currently runs with maximum sustained winds of 50mph.
Mining Diamonds in the Cosmos: Exoplanets Contain Diamonds in Their Cores But No Life
There is speculation that diamond like planets might exist, with cores of pure 24-karat diamonds. May un the future there will be rush off world to get them, since earth diamonds are rare and naturally occurring too.
Trump Predicts Nationwide Coronavirus Vaccine by April
United States President Donald Trump said the United States could see a coronavirus vaccine delivered to every citizen by April. The timeline garnered criticism and support as multiple vaccine candidates continue rigorous development procedures.
Cave Sealed Off for 5 Million Years Contains 33 Blind Creatures, Surviving Without Oxygen
Imagine what it was like 5 million years ago, find a seal of ecosystems that continued evolution on its own. The unsealed cave in a time machine in evolution that gives scientists a look into other ways creatures can evolve.
World's Oldest Sperm Dating 100 Million Years Found in Myanmar Amber
According to scientists, the world's oldest sperm could be 100 million years old. The previous oldest known animal sperm was a mere 17 million years old.
Donald Trump Touts Coronavirus Vaccine Coming As Soon As October
United States President Donald Trump has claimed that as soon as October, Americans could expect to see the distribution of a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine. Several medical experts have disagreed with the president and CDC Director Robert Redfield has argued with Trump on the efficacy of face masks.
Potentially Hazardous Asteroid Spotted by Amateur Astronomer Days Before It Crosses Paths with Earth
Only a few days before it passes through the planet’s path, a newbie astronomer spotted an asteroid that belongs to the potentially hazardous list. The object which is officially known as the Asteroid 2020 QU6 was first spotted in the country of Brazil by Leonardo Amaral who works in the Campo Amarais observatory on August 27.
Venus Might Have Alien Life After Discovery of Phosphine, Scientists Say
Alien life might be on Venus with the discovery of Phosphine in the upper atmosphere, but it only a conjecture. Data will be verified only when spacecrafts or probes are sent to the planet.