Pangolins Found in Their Natural Habitat Hugging Trees

A new video of huge pangolins shows these creatures at their most normal in Uganda. In the video, the creatures, which are the only mammals that have scales, are seen roaming around, sniffing for food. In one other clip, the baby pangolin stays on its…

Who is Responsible for the Death of the Huge Killer Shark

The largest marine predator to ever live, the megalodon, became extinct and in recent months new theories have cropped up as to who is to blame for that. Now, the giant shark is said to have died earlier than previously presumed according to a new…

NASA probe survives the furthest exploration of human history

NASA celebrated the New Year with the historic New Horizons spacecraft survey of the world’s farthest and perhaps the oldest surviving celestial object, Ultima Thule, located some 6.4 billion kilometers from the Earth, hoping to learn more about planet formation. A series of eagerly awaited…

A clock so precise that it can measure gravity

To measure the time at the limits of physics, scientists perfected atomic clocks that already possessed remarkable precision.┬áTheir new variant of these devices has a stability so great that it can measure the distortions of space-time. Our modern world is obsessed with the passage of…

study shows how ants combat disease in a colony

During their evolution, ants adapted their social organization and developed defense mechanisms to counter disease, according to research from Swiss biologists. All the factors that favor the spread of diseases are gathered in the anthill: a dense population and frequent contacts between individuals. Biologist Nathalie…

The cobweb draws its strength from nanotechnology

Reproducing the properties of cobwebs could create a material of unparalleled strength. Now researchers have began to understand the secrets of their construction. Spider webs have fascinated researchers for many years. Their strength and flexibility are unsurpassed in the animal world and, at equal weight,…