Through a joint study carried out by NASA and the National Science Foundation, it was revealed that lakes are warming at a faster rate than the world's oceans and atmosphere due to climate change. The researchers warned that if this trend continues, the ecosystems of the lakes will be significantly affected.
A professor from the University of Leicester claimed in a new scientific study that black holes are capable of growing 50 billion times the mass of the sun. According to the author of the study, this is possible as long as the disk feeding the black hole continues to orbit around it.
Finches living in the Galapagos Islands, which helped naturalists Charles Darwin prove his theory of evolution, are currently facing the threat of extinction due to parasitic flies. According to scientists' prediction, these birds could get wiped out in 50 years if proper steps are not taken.
A new study suggests that sticking to an all-vegetable diet could be harming the environment. According to the researchers who carried out the study, this is due to the amount of resources needed to produce certain types of vegetables and fruits.
Scientists are still trying to find out the cause behind the weakening geysers on the surface of Enceladus, which is one of Saturn's 62 known moons. This issue is a growing concern for the scientific community since the natural satellite's geysers are currently scientists' only means to study the moon's water content
Those who enjoy scaring themselves through horror films may want to take a break from their spooky flicks marathons. According to a new study, watching horror movies can be dangerous for one's health is it can produce a blood clotting protein
Scientists have recently discovered an alien planet that has the potential to host life. According to scientists from Australia's University of New South Wales, the world orbiting the red deaf star Wolf 1061, is the closest exoplanet to Earth that could be habitable.
Leaders of a Jewish synagogue and a Christian church in Los Angeles are collaborating to give their youth an educational experience of other faith communities in the city. Temple Israel of Hollywood and Los Angeles Christian Presbyterian Church started this collaboration with a joint youth experience on December 6, during which a group of 13 eighth grade students from Temple Israel visited the youth service at LACPC.
Filipino boxer and congressman Manny Pacquiao has donated roughly $604,000 to build a housing project with 150 units for the homeless people in Bales village, in Saranggani province of Philippines.
Scientists have finally solved the mystery as to why some exoplanets appear to have insufficient water. Through a combined project by the NASA and the ESA, they were able to discover that these planets' bodies of water were simply hidden behind cosmic clouds.
Scientists have recently discovered the link between the number of brain damage and memory loss among sea lions and toxic algae in the sea. According to them, the toxin produced by the algal bloom, called domoic acid, is responsible for causing the aquatic animals to get lost and stranded on beaches
A new study conducted by a team of scientists revealed that the effects of climate change could alter the rotation of Earth. This phenomenon, of course, would have a direct effect on the length of a day on the planet.
The climate change conference held by the United Nations in Paris, France has recently ended with leaders of various nations agreeing on a common goal to reduce the effects of global warming. However, climate change scientists criticized the agreement with some saying that the plan cannot be successfully implemented globally.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has officially issued a recall on the products manufactured by Bravo Pet Foods of Manchester, Connecticut. According to the agency, some of the pet food items manufactured by the company may be contaminated with Salmonella.
Many faith leaders from different denominations have lauded the Paris Agreement to limit global warming by reining in greenhouse gases, which was approved by delegates from 195 countries at the convention that had been held for 13 days and concluded on December 12.