Science

Largest Volcano on Earth Discovered Deep Under the Pacfic

by Michael dEstries

Nearly the size of the state of New Mexico, scientists have discovered one of the largest volcanoes in the solar system right here on Earth. Known as Tamu Massif, the

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Deadly New Fungus Decimates Fire Salamander Population

by Megan Thompson

As the fire salamander population of the Netherlands has dwindled down to a measly 4% of its original number, scientists have discovered that a new and deadly fungus has been ravaging the amphibians since 2010.

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Outlawed Carcinogen Found in 98 Shampoos, Soaps

by Amanda Just

A cancer-causing carcinogen that is outlawed in the state of California has been found in 98 shampoos and soaps.

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Tiny Gardiner’s Frog Uses Mouth Cavities to Hear

by Lindsey Little

Gardiner’s frogs lack a typical middle ear & eardrum needed to hear sounds. Yet they are still able to make croaking sounds & hear the calls of other frogs.

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Vikings Star Clive Standen Says ‘Real Men Don’t Whale’

by Michael dEstries

In a new PSA for the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, Clive Standen – star of the History Channel’s epic series “Vikings” – urges an end to the horrific annual whale

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Dolphin Deaths Linked to Marine Virus

by Michael dEstries

NOAA officials have finally discovered why over 330 dolphins have died from New York to Virginia – and it all has to do with a deadly cetacean morbillivirus. Similar to measles

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Fruits and Vegetables Linked to Reduced Cancer in Women

by Alexandra Branscombe

A new health discovery shows that women who eat higher amounts of fruits and vegetables can reduce their risk of invasive bladder cancer.

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