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Beavers appear to help the growth of brown trout in South America, study finds

4 weeks ago from Science Blog

In the early 1900s, brown trout and rainbow trout were introduced to southern South America for recreational fishing and early aquaculture initiatives. About 40 years later, American beaver were introduced...

Watch live: Trump to speak in Wilmington, N.C., Biden in Wilmington, Del.

4 weeks ago from UPI

President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will both speak at events Wednesday in Wilmington -- one in North Carolina and one in Delaware.

Canadian population of at-risk species declined over last 50 years: report

4 weeks ago from CBC: Technology & Science

A wildlife organization says species that are at risk of global extinction have seen their Canadian populations decline by an average of 42 per cent in the last 50 years. Furthermore,...

Graduate student names new trace fossil discovered during coursework

4 weeks ago from Science Daily

An intriguing fossil find has revealed fossilized tracks of a newly discovered wood-boring organism in a new study.

Mastodon migrations north offer clues about today's animal movements: study

4 weeks ago from CBC: Technology & Science

The migration of extinct mastodon herds to Yukon and Alaska during warm periods between ice ages could hold clues and warning signs for today's animals moving north during a warming...

Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes engaged to longtime girlfriend

4 weeks ago from UPI

Patrick Mahomes got a Super Bowl ring and a fiancee on the same day as he proposed to longtime girlfriend Brittany Matthews at the Kansas City Chiefs' ring ceremony at...

Ancient Chinese text revealed to be an anatomical atlas of the human body

4 weeks ago from Physorg

The standard history of anatomy traces its roots back to classical Greece, but a new reading of a recently discovered Chinese text argues that the Chinese were also among the...

Beavers appear to help the growth of brown trout in South America, study finds

4 weeks ago from Physorg

In the early 1900s, brown trout and rainbow trout were introduced to southern South America for recreational fishing and early aquaculture initiatives. About 40 years later, American beaver were introduced...

Arrests as Extinction Rebellion protests begin across England

Protesters block a road near Parliament and are planning a "walk of shame" near the Bank of England.

WWE NXT: Finn Balor, Adam Cole tie in Iron Man match

4 weeks ago from UPI

Finn Balor, Adam Cole, Johnny Gargano and Tommaso Ciampa competed in a 60 minute Iron Man match for the NXT Championship in the main event of WWE NXT.

Cormorant hunt lacks scientific basis, 51 experts say in open letter to Ontario minister

4 weeks ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Fifty-one experts are calling on the Ontario minister of natural resources and forestry to provide a scientific explanation for a province-wide hunt on double-crested cormorants that is slated to begin...

Elder Fernandes' death ruled a suicide as new commander named at Fort Hood

4 weeks ago from UPI

On the same day that an autopsy report revealed Sgt. Elder Fernandes, who disappeared from Fort Hood this summer had ended his life, the Army has installed a new commanding...

Thought to be extinct for 50 years, New Guinea singing dog was thriving all along

4 weeks ago from UPI

The New Guinea singing dog was thought to have disappeared from the wild some 50 years ago, but new research suggests the unusual species has been thriving all along in...

Enzyme doesn't need oxygen to make ethylene

4 weeks ago from C&EN

Finding offers a possibly safer biosynthetic route to the important feedstock

Scientists discover earliest fossil evidence of an insect lichen mimic

4 weeks ago from Physorg

Scientists have uncovered the earliest known evidence of an insect mimicking a lichen as a survival strategy, according to new findings published today in eLife.

Man attempting to see 'Tenet' 120 times for Guinness record

4 weeks ago from UPI

A cinema enthusiast in Manitoba is going for a Guinness World Record by attempting to see "Tenet" in theaters 120 times.

Earliest fossil evidence of an insect lichen mimic

4 weeks ago from Science Daily

Scientists have uncovered the earliest known evidence of an insect mimicking a lichen as a survival strategy.

American, Delta end change fees for most U.S. flights

4 weeks ago from UPI

After one of their rivals did the same thing, American and Delta Air Lines have announced they also will no longer charge travelers to change their itineraries for most U.S....

Look: Two large pythons crash through man's kitchen ceiling

4 weeks ago from UPI

An Australian man called reptile experts for help when he arrived home to find two large snakes had fallen through his kitchen ceiling.

How to weigh a dinosaur

4 weeks ago from Science Daily

A new study looks at dinosaur body mass estimation techniques revealing different approaches still yield strikingly similar results.

Watch: Teens evade dinosaurs in 'Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous' trailer

4 weeks ago from UPI

"Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous," an animated series set during the events of "Jurassic World," will premiere Sept. 18 on Netflix.

Turkey vulture rescued after hanging upside down for hours

4 weeks ago from UPI

Animal rescuers in British Columbia came to the assistance of a turkey vulture spotted hanging upside down from a rope suspended from a tree branch.

Mastodons took frequent trips north when climate changed

4 weeks ago from Physorg

New research suggests that American mastodons were avid travelers, migrating vast distances across North America in response to dramatic climate change during the ice ages of the Pleistocene. The study,...

Insect wings inspire new ways to fight superbugs

4 weeks ago from Science Blog

Scientists have revealed how nanomaterials inspired by insect wings are able to destroy bacteria on contact. The wings of cicadas and dragonflies are natural bacteria killers, a phenomenon that has...

Radiocarbon dating and CT scans reveal Bronze Age tradition of keeping human remains

4 weeks ago from Science Daily

Using radiocarbon dating and CT scanning to study ancient bones, researchers have uncovered for the first time a Bronze Age tradition of retaining and curating human remains as relics over...

Record-setting rain and heat? This is the new normal

4 weeks ago from Physorg

I'm the director of the North Carolina Climate Office, which is the go-to source for expertise in North Carolina's climate. But if you call me to ask if there's a...

1st complete dinosaur skeleton, found in 1858, finally gets its due

4 weeks ago from CBC: Technology & Science

When the bones of the early armored dinosaur Scelidosaurus were unearthed in 1858 in west Dorset, England, they comprised the first complete dinosaur skeleton ever identified. Now, the first thorough...

WWE Raw: Randy Orton, Keith Lee, Seth Rollins battle for title match

4 weeks ago from UPI

Randy Orton, Keith Lee and Seth Rollins faced off in a Triple Threat match on Raw to decide the No. 1 contender for Drew McIntyre's WWE Championship.