Category Archives: Science

Swallows may be evolving to dodge traffic : Nature News & Comment

Road-kill numbers crash as birds shorten their wings to become more agile. Source: Swallows may be evolving to dodge traffic : Nature News & Comment

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New species of frog from the Neotropics carries its heart on its skin – ScienceBlog.com

In the Neotropics, there is a whole group of so-called glassfrogs that amaze with their transparent skin covering their bellies and showing their organs underneath. A recently discovered new species from Amazonian Ecuador, however, goes … Read more Source: New … Continue reading

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Scientists hunt down super rare T. Rex ant and are shocked at what they find — BGR

In nature, creatures that look ferocious and intimidating oftentimes have personalities to match. So, when researchers finally managed to find an active colony of an ant species with a frightening appearance and a name that literally means “tyrant ants,” they … Continue reading

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Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique | Later On

  No author is provided, but this post has some good pointers: With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your kno… Source: Learn Anything … Continue reading

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Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’ – BBC News

A drug to stop bleeding after giving birth could cut deaths by a third, research suggests. Source: Postpartum haemorrhage: Cheap lifesaver ‘cuts deaths by a third’ – BBC News

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Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Octopuses and Squid Are So Weird | WIRED

They edit their RNA, a trick Mother Nature largely gave up in almost all other creatures. Source: Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Octopuses and Squid Are So Weird | WIRED

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Graphene-based sieve turns seawater into drinking water – BBC News

The development could help provide clean drinking water for millions of people who lack access to safe sources. Source: Graphene-based sieve turns seawater into drinking water – BBC News

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The history of our world in 18 minutes | David Christian

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Silent Oceans: the effect of ocean acidification on marine sounds – Video Abstract — Ocean acidification

Research paper: Rossi T., Connell S. D. & Nagelkerken I., 2016. Silent oceans: ocean acidification impoverishes natural soundscapes by altering sound production of the world’s noisiest marine invertebrate. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283(1826). Article (subscription required). … Continue reading

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Blue Planet II

Read the full story via Sir David Attenborough ‘thrilled’ to return to world’s oceans for Blue Planet II — Metro

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