The results were surprising, probably especially for Shakespearean actors; the king’s skeleton showed no signs of a hunch- he instead had scoliosis, and not a particularly disfiguring case of it.
On the eve of the UN Climate Summit today, the Climate Action Tracker(CAT) released an update with their latest projection: that the earth will warm 3.7 degrees Celsius by the year 2100. The good news is that according to CAT, if we get rid of coal by 2050, that brings down global warming by .5 degrees Celsius.
Florida oranges are in big trouble but genetic engineering may be able to save them.
The name reveals the most distinguishing feature. Animal mimicry is an oft-seen survival tactic in animals, but this octopus takes it to a whole new level in that it can actually imitate several toxic marine species to ward off potential predators.
According to a study conducted by the National Audobon Society, 314 species of North American birds are in serious trouble in the face of climate change. 588 species were studied meaning that more than fifty percent of the species are at risk.
Meet Toxotes jaculatrix, also known as the banded archer fish. Jaculatrix sounds like it would be some kind of S&M thing but it isn’t, it means “thrower” or “caster,” (of darts) and the fish is named thus because it hunts its prey by shooting ‘darts’ of water out of its mouth.
A new study published in the Journal of Climate Science suggests that the risk of a “decade-scale megadrought” in the US Southwest is above 80% and may be as high as 90% in specific areas.