Science

Carnivorous Sundew Plant Catapults Prey Into Traps (Video)

by Michael dEstries

Most of us might be familiar with the standard sundew carnivorous plant – which sports sticky tentacles to snag bugs. But scientists this week pulled back the curtain on an

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Spinach May Offer Big Boost for Solar Cells

by Revmodo

Just like Popeye’s muscles, solar panels can get a boost of power from spinach. Researchers at Vanderbilt University have discovered a method for combining the leafy green with silicon, the material used

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2013 Comet May Dazzle During the Daytime Hours

by Michael dEstries

Get ready to rock like it’s the year 1680! That’s the last time astronomers say the world was treated to a comet that was glimpsed during the daylight hours and

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WATCH: Fire Tornado Captured on Film in Australia

by Ali Berman

Filmmaker Chris Tangey caught on film a once in a lifetime spectacle while scouting locations near Curtin Springs station in the Australian outback.

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Weed-Killing Robot Could Put Giant Dent in Herbicide Use

by Revmodo

By Deena Shanker, Revmodo.com Farmers that don’t want to use herbicides for weed control are in for some good news. The time consuming, physically demanding job of weed pulling might

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Record Loss of Arctic Ice May Trigger Crazy, Snowy Winter

by Michael dEstries

Looking out at the gorgeous, warm sunshine this afternoon, it’s hard to imagine that in a few short months, those of us in the Northeast U.S. will all be adding

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Scottish Wildcats ‘Only Months Away’ from Extinction

by Michael dEstries

Th Scottish Wildcat, the only surviving member of the cat family native to Britain, is on the verge of extinction – with conservationists estimating that the species could be lost forever within

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