From the University of Texas PORT ARANSAS, Texas — Ocean warming is occurring at such a rapid rate that fish are searching for cooler waters to call home. A group of international scientists has new […]
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By Scott A. Rowan Ghosts surprise. That’s what they do. So it only makes sense that the surprise scientists experienced days ago should result in a new species named after the cartoon character Casper the […]
By Earl Filskov April 17, 2015 Butterflies, cockroaches, spiders, horseshoe crabs and lobsters are known as arthropods, and they are all distant cousins, according to a recent discovery in Morocco. Arthropods possess a hard exoskeleton, […]
By Shauna Bennett April 8, 2015 Below the thunders of the upper deep, Far, far beneath in the abysmal sea, His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep The Kraken sleepeth: faintest sunlights flee About his shadowy sides; […]
By Earl Filskov April 1, 2015 When drilling a hole almost 2,500 feet (740m) through the Antarctica’s Ross Ice Shelf – the world’s largest floating body of ice that is approximately the size of France – […]
By Maria Fernanda Pereira Ywazaki March 31, 2015 In 1967 English archeologist Nicholas Flemming discovered the oldest known submerged city: Pavlopetri. Located off the coast of southern Laconia in Greece, Pavlopetri offers an unprecedented way […]
By Earl Filskov March 22, 2015, 11:15 a.m. We know so little about the planet Earth and its inhabitants, both past and present. National Geographic estimates that we know about less than 15 percent of […]