28 Trillion Tons of Ice Have Melt In Less Than 3 Decades

According to a new study, more than 28 trillion tons of ice have vanished from Earth in the last 26 years. The number was shared by a team of researchers who analyzed satellite imagery of the poles, mountains, and glaciers with the aim to observe…

There Are No Signs Of An Insect Apocalypse For Now

The conservation science community has been affected by an ongoing debate in recent years, which has also attracted the interest of the public. According to some scientists, arthropods, a class of invertebrates that includes children, have faced fast declining rates across the world. Initial signs…

Astronomers Spot The Largest Potential Impact Structure In The Solar System

Ganymede, one of Jupiter’s moons, has raised the interest of many scientists since it was discovered.  It is the only moon in the solar system which manages to generate its own magnetic field while having the highest amount of liquid waters when compared to other…

An Elusive Ancestor Mated With Early Humans

A team of researchers has discovered that modern humans carry genes form an unknown ancestors. The newly-found genes may have been obtained from mating between hominin species more than a million years ago. It is theorized that the ancestor may have been Homo erectus, but…

New Study Details The Evolution Of Early Dinosaurs

Traditionally, the dinosaur family tree features to main subdivisions of the early dinosaurs at its base. The Ornithischians group features bird-hipped dinosaurs, with notable species being the Triceratops and Stegosaurs. Saurischians, which have lizard hips, are best known in the form of the Brontosaurus and…