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  • Mars images show Perseverance rover at work
    New images from NASA show the Perseverance Mars rover hard at work as it searches the Red Planet for signs of ancient microbial life. Since "Percy" landed in Mars' Jezero Crater in February, the agency said the rocks there are beginning to reveal a picture of its history billions of years... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-25 By Julia Musto
  • California aquarium, agencies work to develop sea otter tracker
    NASA is aiding in the effort to humanely track sea otter populations. The agency's Ames Research Center in California's Silicon Valley is working to develop a modern tracking device designed to fit into the animals' hind flippers. NASA CONFIRMS MARS REGION HAD THOUSANDS OF ANCIENT VOLCANIC ERUPTIONSNASA is partnering with the U.S.... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-25 By Julia Musto
  • Florida woman, 74, saves pet dog from alligator attack: report
    A Florida woman courageously rescued her pet dog from an alligator attack near Boca Raton last month, according to a report. Suzan Marciano, 74, was walking her dog Nalu near a lake at Burt Aaronson Park on Aug. 24 when she took off her leash so the animal could play in the... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-22 By David Aaro
  • Swarm of bees kill more than 60 endangered penguins in South Africa
    More than 60 endangered African penguins were apparently killed by a swarm of bees in South Africa last week, in what bird conservationists described as an unusual occurrence.The 63 birds were found dead inside the Boulders African penguin colony in Simon's Town, located near Cape Town, according to a press... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-20 By David Aaro
  • How to see the harvest moon
    The next full moon is the harvest moon, which will be visible starting on Monday night. Also known as the fruit or barley moon or the corn moon, the harvest moon will appear full for around three days.US ASTRONAUT MOON LANDING 'NOT FEASIBLE' BY 2024: NASA INSPECTOR GENERALAccording to NASA, the... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-19 By Julia Musto
  • NASA confirms Mars region had thousands of ancient volcanic eruptions
    NASA scientists have found evidence that thousands of massive ancient volcanoes erupted on Mars. The so-called "super eruptions" occurred in a region of northern Mars called Arabia Terra over a period of 500 million years dating back approximately 4 billion years.NASA'S PERSEVERANCE ROVER TEAM DRILLS FIRST MARTIAN ROCK SAMPLEResearchers who studied... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-18 By Julia Musto
  • How common are alligator attacks?
    When Hurricane Ida hit the Gulf Coast state of Louisiana two weeks ago, floodwaters from the storm brought another danger to residents: wildlife. A 12-foot-long alligator believed to have attacked a man in St. Tammany Parish was captured and killed on Monday and authorities found human remains in its stomach. LOUISIANA: HUMAN... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-18 By Julia Musto
  • More than a third of shark species threatened with extinction
    More than a third of the world's sharks and rays are threatened with extinction, according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).In a report released earlier this month, the group said the loss is primarily due to overfishing and compounded by ocean pollution and climate change. SHARK TOURISM... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-18 By Julia Musto
  • Los Angeles earthquake measured at 3.0
    A 3.0 magnitude earthquake rattled the Los Angeles area Tuesday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake, centered in Sylmar in northern Los Angeles County’s San Fernando Valley, had a depth of about 3.8 miles. It was felt as far away as Long Beach, according to USGS' Did You Feel... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-14 By Brie Stimson
  • Woolly mammoth resurrection? Scientists say it's in process
    A new biotechnology company is aiming to genetically resurrect the woolly mammoth by 2027.Colossal, which launched on Monday, has received $15 million in initial funding for the project.On its website, the company discussed the issue of extinction and its goal to "develop a de-extinction library of animals as well as housing... Read more
    Source: Fox - Science Published on: 2021-09-14 By Julia Musto