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World’s most powerful electric eel found in Amazon – Deccan Chronicle

Call it a shock discovery: DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt. The findings are evidence, researchers say, of the incredible diversity in the Amazon rainforest -- much of it still unknown to science -- and illustrate why it…

Reseachers discover two new electric eel species swiming in the Amazon basin – Firstpost

Agence France-PresseSep 11, 2019 10:03:36 ISTCall it a shock discovery: DNA research has revealed two entirely new species of electric eel in the Amazon basin, including one capable of delivering a record-breaking jolt. The findings are evidence, researchers say, of the incredible diversity in the Amazon rainforest – much of it still unknown to science –and…

Massive flying reptiles once dominated the skies in North America, new fossils reveal – BGR

If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive, and the oceans were dominated by creatures just as fearsome. The skies had their own fair share of impressive beasts, and newly-discovered fossils are…

Watch Chandrayaan-2 landing on Nat Geo with NASA astronaut – The Rahnuma Daily

Chennai: India’s first moon lander Vikram successfully separated from its mother spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 on Monday at 1.15 a.m., said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). According to ISRO, the Vikram Lander is currently located in an orbit of 119 km x 127 km. The Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter continues to orbit the Moon in its existing orbit. (Photo:…

China’s colossal radio telescope just heard a bizarre signal in space – BGR

China spent five years and close to $200 million to build its Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope, nicknamed FAST. It was a monumental undertaking, but the result is a true marvel of technology, and it’s the largest full radio telescope on Earth. Now, with China set for a final review of the completed project later this…

Explosions may have formed lakes on Saturn’s moon Titan – Astronomy Magazine

Saturn’s moon Titan is a distant and frigid world, but it also carries intriguing similarities to Earth’s own terrain. Liquid lakes and seas dot its landscape, though the methane and ethane that fill them are a far cry from terrestrial water. Now a new theory suggests that some of these bodies of liquid may have…

Explosions may have formed lakes on Saturn’s moon Titan – Astronomy Magazine

Saturn’s moon Titan is a distant and frigid world, but it also carries intriguing similarities to Earth’s own terrain. Liquid lakes and seas dot its landscape, though the methane and ethane that fill them are a far cry from terrestrial water. Now a new theory suggests that some of these bodies of liquid may have…

New insights help to explain why same-sex sexual interactions are so important for female bonobos – Phys.org

Same-sex sexual behavior in female bonobos increases friendly social interactions, including cooperation. Credit: Zanna Clay, Lola ya Bonobo Sanctuary Among our two closest phylogenetic relatives, chimpanzees remain by far the more thoroughly-studied and widely-recognized species, known for their high levels of cooperation especially among males, which includes sharing food, supporting each other in aggressive conflicts…

The Strangest Phenomena in the Cosmos? –“Dark Energy Objects” – The Daily Galaxy –Great Discoveries Channel

In 1966, Erast Gliner, a young physicist at the Ioffe Physico-Technical Institute in Leningrad, proposed a hypothesis that very large stars should collapse into what could now be called Generic Objects of Dark Energy (GEODEs) that appear to be black holes when viewed from the outside but, unlike black holes, they contain dark energy instead…

Near misses at Large Hadron Collider shed light on the onset of gluon-dominated protons – Phys.org

Credit: KU New findings from University of Kansas experimental nuclear physicists Daniel Tapia Takaki and Aleksandr (Sasha) Bylinkin were just published in the European Physical Journal C. The paper centers on work at the Compact Muon Solenoid, an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider, to better understand the behavior of gluons. Gluons are elementary particles…

Earth In DANGER? Scientists Lose Track Of 900 Asteroids, No Idea Of Their Whereabouts – News Nation

Is the Earth at risk? Why? The reason: The US-based International Astronomical Union (IAU) has said it has lost track of more than 900 near-Earth asteroids following its last official count, reported Daily Express. Between 2013 and 2016, the IAU’s Minor Planet Center (MPC) conducted an extensive search of objects orbiting Space. The MPC found…

Earliest evidence of milk consumption – BBC News

Image copyright Sophy Charlton / Dorset County Museum Image caption The evidence comes from dental plaque from Neolithic remains Scientists have discovered the earliest direct evidence of milk consumption by humans.The team identified milk protein entombed in dental plaque on the teeth of prehistoric farmers from Britain.It shows that humans were consuming dairy products as…

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Ice Desert Antarctica Was As soon as a Rainforest: Examine – The Climate Channel

RV Polarstern, a German research ship involved in the present study led by the Alfred Wegener Institute, in front of a mighty iceberg in inner Pine Island Bay, West Antarctica.(J.P. Klages, Alfred-Wegener-Institut)Antarctica—the southernmost continent of the globe—is an ice-covered polar region is now home to very few animals like penguins. But, once upon a time,…