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As per scientific explanation, the lights are produced with the chemical reactions in the presence of oxygen involving an enzyme called “luciferase”. Bioluminescence can also be noticed in the fireflies.
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A viral video of a spider with human-like face structure on its back is buzzing the social media these days. The interesting species have been spotted in China. The arachnid has managed to leave a lot of netizens scared with its unrealistic body prints.EnvironmentFlightless bird reappears 1,36,000 years after its extinction
Researchers from the United Kingdom’s Natural History Museum and the University of Portsmouth revealed how the bird has re-evolved from the same ancestral species on a group of four coral islands in the Indian Ocean. The findings have been published in the Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society this week.EnvironmentIndian Army confirms spotting Yeti footprints in the Himalayas
In the tweet, they mentioned that an Indian Army mountaineering expedition team ‘cited the mysterious footprints’ of a Yeti, measuring 32x15 inches near the Makalu Base Camp.EnvironmentAncient sea creature discovered with 18 mouth tentacles
In a study of newly discovered fossil, scientists have found an ancient sea creature with 18 tentacles surrounding its mouth. The findings have solved a modern-day mystery about the origins of a gelatinous carnivore called a comb jelly. Scroll down the page to know interesting facts of the sea-creature which once lived 518 million years ago in Daihua sanqiong, now known as China.EnvironmentLargest dinosaur skeleton found in Canada: Details inside
A fresh report from paleontologists claims that it has found the world's biggest Tyrannosaurus rex which is also the largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The 13-metre-long T. rex, nicknamed 'Scotty,' lived in prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago.EnvironmentScientists find ample of 500,000-year-old fossils in China: Rare treat to Science
The study of fossils gets a new chapter as scientists have found abundance of fossils which date back to 500,000-year-old. Palaeontologists in China made the discovery that hardly anyone would have imagined.EnvironmentYoung whale died from 40kg of plastic bags in its stomach
It is true that many of us are careless about caring our environment. Despite knowing the fact that throwing plastic into landfills contaminates the soil and groundwater, affects marine animals we keep on doing so. This cruel action of human beings has led to the death of a young whale in the Philippines. The young whale is found to have died from 40kg of plastic bags in its stomach.EnvironmentNASA alert: Asteroid 2019 DN to scan Earth at 16000mph
NASA, the US-based space agency has warned that an asteroid named 2019 DN, also known as Near Earth Object (NEO) will scan Earth today, March 8. The space agency has located the asteroid through its advanced tech. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory researchers have predicted that closest approach will occur at 4:19 pm GMT.EnvironmentStrange sea creature with no eyes; social media calls 'baby alien'
The sea is home to strange creatures which, quite often, knock our grey cell. Lately, an Australian fisherman has captured a rare fish with no eyes and sharp teeth. And, the picture of this mysterious sea creature has gone viral on social media. Guardian reports that Andrew Rose was fishing in the Northern Territory's Kakadu National Park when he caught the 15 cm-long fish.EnvironmentFlying bulldog: World’s largest bee Megachile pluto, the size of a human thumb, rediscovered in Indonesia
The world's largest bee, almost of human thumb size, has been rediscovered in Indonesia. The giant insect has been seen almost after 40 years, said the researchers on Thursday.EnvironmentRevealed! Why Zebras have black and white stripes on body
Ever wondered why Zebras have black and white stripes on their body? Well, this has remained an unanswered question for a long time. But, now researchers have claimed that they have found an answer.EnvironmentNew dinosaur species, Titanosaur has its heart on tail: Discovered
Imagine an animal's heart on its back? Yes, scientists have discovered a new dinosaur species which used have heart in its tail. Palaeontologists say that this enormous beast had heart-shaped tail bones.EnvironmentThese amazing sea creatures are must-watch
The underwater world is home to different kinds of fantastic sea creatures. Not just the coral colonies, there are amazing sea animals which are must-watch at least one's in lifetime. Now, if you're thinking about scuba diving, which is not always possible, then we have an alternative way to help you know about the most eye-catching creatures in the world. Just scroll down the page and take a deep dive into the words written.EnvironmentNASA reveals climate change may boost extreme storms count
The on-going climate change is leading to many devastating affects in recent years. The tropical ocean warming due to climate change is possibly increasing the frequency of extreme rain storms, reveal NASA scientists.EnvironmentChina fails to control methane emissions liable to climate change nightmare
The coal mines in China are continuously emitting methane gas despite of government limitations, a new study based on satellite data reveals. The news is a big concern as major emitters like China are failing to control the emission of such gasses which are responsible for drastic climate change scenes.EnvironmentHere is why feathered dinosaurs failed to fly like birds
In an attempt to study ancient lives and habitats, scientists in China and America has found that Anchiornis, one of the earliest feathered dinosaurs, could to fly like birds due to the lack of certain kind of proteins in its feathers. This interesting study and findings has been published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.EnvironmentDo you know plants can smell; Yes, researchers know how
Unlike human beings, plants don't have nose to smell. They have this inherent ability in their genes. A team of researchers at the University have discovered how information from odour molecules changes gene expression in plants. The study of plants odour detection systems may lead to new ways of influencing plant behaviour.Environment12-year-old boy design ship to save marine life
Good news! A 12-year-old Pune-based boy has designed a ship named 'ERVIS' that will help reduce pollution in the ocean and save marine life. Haaziq Kazi has designed a ship which has saucers in its base to suck plastic and other forms of waste from the ocean and segregate it. “The ship has saucers surrounding it, with centripetal force to suck in the waste and store it in the chamber. The waste then gets segregated between marine life, water and the waste,” Kazi told media.
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