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Secret behind blue whales’ enormous size revealed by researchers

Balaenopetra musculus or what we fondly call Blue Whales are the largest existing mammal on earth or probably the largest that has ever existed. This ninety eight feet long giant, which is 180-200 tones heavy, belongs to Baleen whales (mysticeti). There are around three subspecies of blue whales, whose diet consists of small crustaceans called Krill. Tiny krill resembles to ...

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CUNY biologists discover a turtle that glows (+video)

There is no doubt of the biological diversity that the nature holds, but not a lot of individuals would have expected to come across a turtle that actually glows. According to the reports, a team of biologists has discovered a special species of Hawkbill turtles. The Hawkbill turtle was seen emitting a different kind of lights as the biologists discovered ...

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Kenya’s wildebeest migration from Maasai Mara streamed online

This week, the Kenya’s wildebeest migration from the Maasai Mara reserve is being broadcast live, allowing users to witness one of the seven natural wonders of the world. More than one million wildebeest, 500,000 gazelles and 200,000 zebras migrate towards greener pastures across the plains of Africa. By the end of the month, these herbivore herds from Maasai Mara Reserve ...

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NASA seeks help in solving the mystery of bright spots on Ceres

NASA’s Dawn spacecraft team has released new maps of Ceres, showing bright spots and a giant mountain. The maps reveal the compositional and elevational differences across Ceres, and leaving several mysteries for the scientific community and astronomers. The mysteries of the dwarf planet are set to be discussed at the European Planetary Science Conference in Nantes, France this week. NASA ...

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Scientists succeed at Brain to Brain Telepathic Communication

Scientists at the University of Washington’s Institute of Learning and Brain Sciences have now made it possible for humans to transmit thoughts from one brain to another using the Internet. Scientists were able to achieve this by arranging a question and answer game session between two participants. The brain interface utilized in the experiment was very simple. It works by ...

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