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Humans Have Made Cockroaches Virtually Unkillable Thanks To Pesticide Immunity

Humans Have Made Cockroaches Virtually Unkillable Thanks To Pesticide Immunity

"We didn't have a clue that something like that could happen this fast. This is a previously unrealized challenge in cockroaches."
See The Surprise Eruption Of Russia’s Raikoke Volcano From Space

See The Surprise Eruption Of Russia’s Raikoke Volcano From Space

It was silent for 95 years and showed no signs that it was about to erupt — but then it did.
Rocks On Portuguese Coast Discovered To Be Encrusted With Plastic

Rocks On Portuguese Coast Discovered To Be Encrusted With Plastic

Researchers first noticed the phenomenon in 2016. They thought it was a one-off until they found that 10 percent of the rocks on the Portuguese island of Madeira were fused with bits of plastic.
Fish Egg Survives And Hatches After A Swan Ate It And Pooped It Out

Fish Egg Survives And Hatches After A Swan Ate It And Pooped It Out

Only five out of 650 killifish eggs survived the long journey through the swan’s digestive tract intact. And only one of them hatched.
Scientists Discover 8,000-Year-Old Drawings Inside Two-Billion-Year-Old Impact Crater

Scientists Discover 8,000-Year-Old Drawings Inside Two-Billion-Year-Old Impact Crater

"As scientists, we recognize the special nature of the impact crater, but it was also recognized by ancient inhabitants of the area," a geologist said of the discovery at Vredefort.
Earth Is Approaching A Meteor Swarm Believed To Have Destroyed A Russian Forest 100 Years Ago

Earth Is Approaching A Meteor Swarm Believed To Have Destroyed A Russian Forest 100 Years Ago

The last Taurid swarm to impact our planet brought down 80 million trees. While that, fortunately, occurred in the middle of Siberia, scientists are concerned we're due for another sooner rather than later.
Perfectly Preserved 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Found In Siberian Permafrost

Perfectly Preserved 40,000-Year-Old Wolf Head Found In Siberian Permafrost

"This is a unique discovery of the first ever remains of a fully grown Pleistocene wolf with its tissue preserved."
Ancient Romans Generated Enough Air Pollution To Cool All Of Europe, New Study Suggests

Ancient Romans Generated Enough Air Pollution To Cool All Of Europe, New Study Suggests

While Ancient Romans were capable of actively affecting the climate, we're far better at it than they were — and that should worry us all.
Scientists Discover Ancient Siberian Population That Is The Ancestors Of Modern Native Americans

Scientists Discover Ancient Siberian Population That Is The Ancestors Of Modern Native Americans

These DNA results have changed the way scientists are thinking about the migratory patterns of ancient populations.
Earth’s Animals Will Shrink By 25% This Century Due To Humans’ Destruction Of The Planet

Earth’s Animals Will Shrink By 25% This Century Due To Humans’ Destruction Of The Planet

As humans take up more land for themselves, small animals are expected to survive while larger ones are at greater risk of extinction.
Scientists Finally Find The Missing Ingredient In Diamond Formation At The Bottom Of The Sea Floor

Scientists Finally Find The Missing Ingredient In Diamond Formation At The Bottom Of The Sea Floor

Diamonds are perhaps the most sought-after stones on Earth. Yet we didn't fully understand how they were even made — until now.