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11 Facts About the Megamouth Shark

Last week, a fisherman off the coast of Shizouka, Japan, caught a female Megamouth shark (<i>Megachasma pelagios</i>), which was subsequently dissected in a …

Chemists Expand Nature's Genetic Alphabet

For the first time, scientists have expanded life's genetic alphabet, by inserting two unnatural, man-made "letters" into a bacterium's DNA, and by showing that the cell's machinery can copy them.<p>The advance means that scientists have a new tool for exploring how life encodes information, which …

8 Incredible Trips You'll Never Be Able To Afford

Why stick to a travel budget when you can spend more than you'll make in a lifetime on a single 40-day vacation?<p>From over-the-top alcohol tasting to cruises too fancy for their own good, you'll probably only take these trips in your wildest dreams... and that's perfectly reasonable.<p><b>Visit pretty</b> …

Overfishing Remains Biggest Threat to Mediterranean, Study Confirms

Changing Planet<p><b>Overfishing is still the most important threat to Mediterranean underwater ecosystems, “more than pollution, invasive species, or climate change”, says Enric Sala, one of the authors of the most comprehensive study made of the sea, published this week in the science journal PLoS …

Saturn Just Birthed a Baby Moon. How Does that Happen? | The Takeaway | WNYC

New images NASA received from the Cassini spacecraft seem to show the small moon being born, a little icy rock dubbed “Peggy.”

Astronomy

Size Planet in 'Habitable Zone'

Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone" -- the range of …

22 Ways to Get You Out of Your Funk

According to the most recent Gallup study about employee satisfaction released on 10/9/13, from 230,000 full-time and part-time workers in 142 …

A Big Step Forward in the Global Fight Against Illegal Fishing

The United States government took a major step forward at the beginning of April in the global fight against illegal, unregulated, and unreported …

Fermi data tantalize with new clues to dark matter

(Phys.org) —A new study of gamma-ray light from the center of our galaxy makes the strongest case to date that some of this emission may arise from …

President Obama Forgoes Sanctions over Iceland Whaling

In response to President Obama’s decision to not impose economic sanctions against Iceland for illegal whaling operations and international trade of …

Climate Change Shrinks Salamanders

Amphibians are responding to changing conditions, says new study.<p>The warmer conditions brought on by climate change may cause some animals to change in size, a new study suggests. Wild salamanders in a warming, drying area of the United States have gotten shorter over the past 50-plus years, …

Deep sea creatures shed light on the future of medical imaging

In July, a team of scientists organised by the American Museum of Natural History will dive 300 metres below the Atlantic Ocean's surface about 160km off the coast of New England. Among their goals: to find bioluminescent creatures – such as the dinoflagellates that make their own light, causing …