Could sea corals be used to treat CANCER? Scientists discover ‘holy grail’ chemical in soft corals

Could sea corals be used to treat CANCER? Scientists discover a ‘holy grail’ anti-cancer chemical in common soft corals off the Florida coast The chemical, called eleutherobin, has been shown to have cytotoxic properties It was first found in a rare coral off the coast of Australia in the 1990s Since then scientists haven’t been … Read more

NASA catches eruption of ‘Sharkcano’ Kavachi where mutant sharks live in acidic underwater crater

‘Sharkcano’ is erupting! NASA satellite images capture a plume of discolored water emitting from the Kavachi Volcano where mutant sharks live in an acidic underwater crater Satellite images show a plume of discolored water being emitted from Kavachi The data suggests volvanic activity on several days in April and May 2022 Kavachi has been dubbed … Read more

Huge asteroid TWICE the size of the Burj Khalifa will pass Earth on Friday

Huge asteroid TWICE the size of the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, will pass Earth on Friday – and is the biggest space rock to come our way in 2022 The asteroid, named 7335 (1989 JA) measures 1.1 miles in diameter The Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is just over 0.5 miles tall … Read more

Tonga eruption on a par with Krakatoa, study says

Tonga’s volcanic eruption in January produced the strongest recorded waves from a volcano since the eruption of Krakatoa in 1883, scientists say. Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, an underwater volcano in the South Pacific, created sound waves heard as far as Alaska 6,200 miles away when it erupted on January 15. Researchers say the eruption was ‘on … Read more

Some Antarctic ice shelves have GROWN in the last 20 years despite global warming

Parts of Antarctica have actually gained ice during the last 20 years, new research reveals, despite the continent suffering significant loss due to global warming. Researchers say that sea ice, pushed against ice shelves by a change in regional wind patterns, may have helped to protect these ice shelves from losses. Ice shelves are floating … Read more

Incredibly crisp image of a nearby galaxy captured by NASA’s new James Webb Space Telescope

Incredibly crisp image of a nearby galaxy captured by NASA’s new $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope demonstrates huge leap in space photography NASA shared side-by-side images captured by its Webb and Spitzer telescopes Both show the Large Magellanic Cloud – a galaxy that orbits the Milky Way But the Webb image captures the foreground … Read more

Scientists uncover city-size LAKE under Antarctica

Scientists investigating the underside of the world’s largest ice sheet in Antarctica have discovered a city-size lake. The lake, called Lake Snow Eagle, lies in a mile-deep canyon in the highlands of Antarctica’s Princess Elizabeth Land, a few hundred miles from the coast. The lake’s area is about 370 square km, or 142 square miles … Read more

Scientists spot rare bronze deep-sea dragon lurking in the twilight zone

An incredibly rare species of deep-sea dragonfish with a shimmering metallic bronze hue has been spotted in the ‘twilight zone’. Marine scientists filmed the highfin dragonfish (Bathophilus flemingi) at 980 feet (300 meters) deep in Monterey Bay, Moss Landing, California. Footage shows the fish elegantly swimming through the water, like a bronze Parker pen or … Read more

Get ready for the Big Crunch! Scientists predict the universe will start SHRINKING ‘remarkably’ soon

The Big Bang is widely accepted as being the start of everything we see around us. But a new study suggests the beginning of the end could come ‘remarkably’ soon, when the universe’s 13.8 billion years of expansion comes to an abrupt halt. Researchers believe it could then enter an era of slow contraction that … Read more