Tiny mechanical creatures would be fitted with sensors and wireless communication devices The rocky landscape on Mars is hell on rover wheels, so NASA researchers are considering ways to explore the Red Planet by taking flight there instead. The space agency is looking into developing a swarm of robotic bees called Marsbees. The objective of the proposed work is to […]
Dreaming is one of the most mysterious and exciting experiences in our lives, so it is only natural, that we want to know as much as we can about the psychology of dreams. Dreams played an important role in people’s lives as early as 3100 BC when the Mesopotamian civilization was born, and most of the […]
Most people are familiar with the sad story of the dodo. This plump, flightless bird was so tasty and so tame that it was hunted to extinction within a century by Dutch sailors arriving on the shores of Mauritius. The tale of the dodo is one of the most famous stories of extinction in all natural history. […]
We all know, as we have already spoken in several posts on this site (click here or here), of the problems faced by animals in the oceans due to the plastic rubbish we dispose of every day. And, if you’ve ever seen a video of animals suffering from it (if you did not see it […]
Keep tabs on various animal species can often be quite difficult for researchers. Sometimes the creatures are predictable, while other times they can pop up in the most unexpected places. That appears to be the case with a newly-discovered super-colony of Adélie penguins which, thanks to the incredible size of the group, was actually spotted […]
What if the whales suddenly spoke? And Orcas? In the film “Finding Nemo” (2003), a small blue fish can speak with a whale. But is it possible for a human to talk to an orca? Studies with a 14-year-old whale from the Marineland Aquarium in France show that the idea is not misplaced.
One of the best known animals, elephants are amazing animals. The following are the most important facts about these animals that you should know: • Elephants are the largest land animals in the world. • Elephants generally do not have predators (animals that eat them) due to their massive size. Newborn elephants are however vulnerable […]
Have you met the scariest creatures in the world? Do not worry. You will not find any of them around. But it’s worth knowing these bizarre, hideous creatures. Let’s go to the TOP 20!