Isaac Rendon

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The Great Barrier Reef Is In Its Final 'Terminal Stage'

The Great Barrier Reef is perhaps on its final deathbed as it suffers from back to back massive dying events in the past two years. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of the world, a tremendous display of beauty, biodiversity, and a fragile ecosystem. Now, the reef …

Great Barrier Reef

Syria's civil war explained from the beginning

On March 15, the war entered its eighth year.<p>More than 465,000 Syrians have been killed in the fighting, over a million injured, and over 12 million - half the country's prewar population - have been displaced.<p>Here is how and why the conflict started:<p>What caused the uprising?<p>While lack of freedoms …

War

Today in Science: Your Genes Determine Which Exercise Is Best for Your Body

Power exercises are those that use your own body weight—including push-ups, sit-ups, lunges, weight-lifting, and working with resistance bands. Any …

Running

Octopuses Do Something Really Strange to Their Genes

It might be connected to their extraordinary intelligence.<p>Octopuses have three hearts, parrot-like beaks, venomous bites, and eight semi-autonomous arms that can taste the world. They squirt ink, contort through the tiniest of spaces, and melt into the world by changing both color and texture. They …

How Chávez and Maduro have impoverished Venezuela

IT IS hard to convey the severity of Venezuela’s unfolding crisis. Its extent is astounding: the economy shrank by 10% last year, and will be 23% …

Venezuela

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

First on CNN: US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The US military dropped America's most powerful non-nuclear bomb on ISIS targets in Afghanistan Thursday, the first time this type of weapon has been used in battle, according to US officials.<p>A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed the "mother of all bombs," …

U.S. Secretary of Defense

US drops largest non-nuclear bomb on Afghanistan, first time used in combat

The US military has used its GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB), nicknamed “the mother of all bombs,” for the first time in combat. The …

What Does A Black Hole Look Like? Astronomers May Have Just Succeeded In Snapping A Photo

Astronomers believe that they have succeeded in taking the first-ever image of a black hole — or, more precisely, of its event horizon. On Wednesday, …

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

The United States has officially attacked Syria

The United States has just intentionally bombed a Syrian regime target for the first time since the country’s civil war began in 2011. So far, it has been a limited cruise missile strike targeting one Syrian airbase, causing an as-yet-unknown number of casualties.<p>"Dozens of Tomahawks were launched …

Is There Really Such a Thing as Dark Matter or is Gravity Wrong?

Dark matter is a subject that’s brought about many a debate in all the time it’s been proposed. The idea behind the dark matter is that normal matter …