Radioactive Reindeer Roam the Mountains of Scandinavia

Radioactive Reindeer Roam the Mountains of Scandinavia

Thirty years after the nuclear devastation of Chernobyl radioactive reindeer still walk the toxic Norwegian tundra. The Chernobyl disaster occurred after a nuclear reactor exploded at a power plant near Pripyat, Ukraine in...

Video: Colossal Wasps’ Nest Found in Abandoned Building

Video: Colossal Wasps’ Nest Found in Abandoned Building

A massive wasps’ nest was recently discovered in an abandoned farmhouse in Brazil. While the discovery might send some folks running for the hills, this nest had long been deserted by the stinging...

Illegal Paintbrush Trade Causes Brutal Mongoose Killing

Illegal Paintbrush Trade Causes Brutal Mongoose Killing

Mongooses are known as fierce predators, able to take down deadly cobra or black mamba snakes with a single bite, but there is one creature that the furry critters do need to fear:...

Nanoscience Used to Create Universal Antivenom for Snake Bites

Nanoscience Used to Create Universal Antivenom for Snake Bites

Breakthrough utilization of nanoparticles could counteract venom from any kind of snake — and save thousands of lives. Up until recently, the development of antivenom was costly, time consuming, and only marginally effective...

Rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf Threatens to Dangerously Raise Sea Levels

Rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf Threatens to Dangerously Raise Sea Levels

A giant rift observed in the Antarctic ice sheet will soon dislodge a massive iceberg, causing sea levels to dramatically rise worldwide. The A and B referenced portions of the Larsen ice shelf...

Molten Jet Stream in Earth’s Core Speeding Towards Europe

Molten Jet Stream in Earth’s Core Speeding Towards Europe

Magnetic readings have alerted scientists to the increasing speed of a molten iron river circulating beneath Siberia towards Europe. Three satellites collectively known as ‘Swarm’ allow the European Space Agency to study differences...

The Opossum’s Immunity to Venom Could Save Thousands of Lives

The Opossum’s Immunity to Venom Could Save Thousands of Lives

Image: Wikimedia Commons The opossum may not seem like much, but it has some tricks up its sleeve.  Its name derives from a Proto-Algonquian word meaning “white beast”, and it’s known for eating...

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