A new comparative study was released by the NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research regarding the conditions of iron present in both Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets and how it affects algae growth.
An invasive species of blood-sucking parasites on mud shrimps have been discovered in the waters surrounding Calvert Island, British Columbia, in Canada, marking the northernmost recorded presence of the parasite on the West Coast and suggests its expansion without human-based transport methods.
With its beauty founded on subtle mathematical concepts, Origami offers patterns in creating efficient and flexible structures. Here are four examples of how the ancient art of folding papers have led to innovative applications in various fields of science:
Beluga whales can form extensive social networks, even across distances, a new study finds. The sea creatures communicate through echolocation, just like killer whales and bats, that allow them to communicate with other individuals from far away.
The amount of plastic that pollutes the ocean are reaching an all-time high. As a matter of fact, the pollution brought by plastic is so wide scale that it actually reached the Arctic waters. Unfortunately, these plastics are devoured by marine animals including whales.