Octopuses tragically destroy each other after mating. We can finally know why

The octopuses are condemned to be orphans from the youngest age. After a female octopus lays her eggs, she stops eating and begins to self-harm, ripping off her skin and biting off the tips of her tentacles. By the time a young octopus wriggles out of its egg, its mother is already dead. A few … Read more

Inquiry on solar imports follows the law

WASHINGTON – Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo pushed back forcefully Wednesday against critics — including some within the Biden administration — who say a government investigation of solar imports from Southeast Asia is hindering President Joe Biden’s ambitious climate goals. Testifying on her department’s budget, Raimondo told a Senate panel that the solar inquiry is following … Read more

There Are Sugar Mountains Hidden In The Ocean, And We’ve Only Just Found It Out

Hidden beneath the waves, the ocean contains vast stores of sugar we were never aware of, according to new research. Scientists have found that seagrasses at the bottom of the ocean can store huge amounts of sweets under their undulating fronds – and there are major implications for carbon storage and climate change. Sugar comes … Read more

There Are Sugar Mountains Hidden In The Ocean, And We’ve Only Just Found It Out

Hidden beneath the waves, the ocean contains vast stores of sugar we were never aware of, according to new research. Scientists have found that seagrasses at the bottom of the ocean can store huge amounts of sweets under their undulating fronds – and there are major implications for carbon storage and climate change. Sugar comes … Read more

A Russian engine spontaneously explodes in orbit, creating a cloud of debris

Space agencies are trying to find ways to mitigate the effects of space debris.Photo: Arne Dedert (PA) An old Russian engine that had floated aimlessly in space for more than a decade finally met its demise in a sudden explosion, producing at least 16 shards of orbital debris that now threaten satellites and other objects. … Read more

A Russian engine spontaneously explodes in orbit, creating a cloud of debris

Space agencies are trying to find ways to mitigate the effects of space debris.Photo: Arne Dedert (PA) An old Russian engine that had floated aimlessly in space for more than a decade finally met its demise in a sudden explosion, producing at least 16 shards of orbital debris that now threaten satellites and other objects. … Read more

The next “Great Dying” is coming for your seafood

Sergeant Major Damsels swim around coral off Koh Adang in the Andaman Sea. Photo: Mladen ANTONOV / AFP (Getty Images) Enjoy the teeming oceans…for now. A new report in the magazine Science find that if climate change is not curbed, we risk losing so much biodiversity in the world’s oceans that it compete with a … Read more

The next “Great Dying” is coming for your seafood

Sergeant Major Damsels swim around coral off Koh Adang in the Andaman Sea. Photo: Mladen ANTONOV / AFP (Getty Images) Enjoy the teeming oceans…for now. A new report in the magazine Science find that if climate change is not curbed, we risk losing so much biodiversity in the world’s oceans that it compete with a … Read more