Science

WATCH: Giant 18ft. ‘Sea Serpent’ Pulled Ashore in California

by Lindsey Little

Jasmine Santana spotted the carcass of what turned out to be a giant 18-foot-long oarfish, while on a snorkeling trip in Toyon Bay, Santa Catalina Island.

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Iran Plans to Launch Second Monkey into Space

by Lindsey Little

Iran plans to launch a second monkey into space by the end of November. Additional species are set to follow, possibly including a Persian cat.

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Study Shows Elephants Can Intuitively Understand a Very Human Gesture

by Megan Thompson

Most people, even young children, intuitively know how to interpret the gesture of pointing. On the other hand, this action is generally not understood by members of the animal kingdom,

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First Ever Malaria Vaccine May Be Used in 2016

by Lindsey Little

Results from the largest and longest trial of a malaria vaccine were announced Tuesday at a conference in Durban, South Africa. The vaccine, called RTS,S, was tested on 15,000 children

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Rainforest Expedition Discovers 60 New Species

by Megan Thompson

A recent expedition in the rainforest wilderness of Suriname resulted in the discovery of a whopping 60 new species. The northern South American nation is home to some of the

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Study Finds Vegetarians Are Thinner Than Meat-Eating Peers

by Megan Thompson

Looking for a reason to switch over to a vegetarian diet? How about a smaller waistline?

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WATCH: Giant Squid Washes Up on Spain Beach

by Jennifer Mishler

The remains of a giant squid washed up last week in Cantabria. The squid is an elusive species, living in the far depths of the ocean.

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