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This ancient sea creature builds its body with a whisper, not a scream

Rebuilding a body from scratch is a daunting task that requires careful coordination between everyone involved. That is why the beginnings of nature – cells – have learned to be remarkably talkative in order to do the job properly. Decades of experiments with fish, frog, and mouse embryos have given a general picture of how these cellular conversations often go. …

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Gigantic sea scorpions, some larger than humans, hunted in ancient oceans

Let’s turn back the hands of time. Before the extinction threw the dinosaurs off their pillars, before the extinction of the “Great Dying” wiped out 95 percent of all organisms – we had the Paleozoic Era. In this age of earth’s history 541 to 252 million years ago, arthropods (animals with exoskeletons such as insects, crustaceans, scorpions and horseshoe crabs) …

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With Beijing’s military nearby, the United States sends two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea

The Chinese maritime authorities said at the end of June that an expansion of the South China Sea around the Paracel Islands – called Xisha Islands in Chinese – would be prohibited for other ships during the first five days of July while Chinese military exercises were taking place there. The Chinese government has had no immediate public reaction to …

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The U.S. Air Force fighter jet F-15 crashes into the North Sea

A U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter plane crashed on Monday during a routine training mission off the north-east coast of England, and was reportedly triggered a search for its pilot in the North Sea. The twin-engine F-15C Eagle broke down at about 9:40 a.m. local time, about 74 nautical miles from Flamborough Head in East Yorkshire, the BBC reported. “The …

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Melting glaciers cool the Arctic Ocean – possibly explain the recent cooling of Antarctica and the expansion of sea ice

MIT scientists suspect that the extent of the sea ice in the Southern Ocean could increase with the melting of the glaciers in the Antarctic. This image shows a view of Earth on September 21, 2005 with the entire Antarctic region visible. Credit: NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center Research suggests that the melting of the glaciers could explain the …

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Scientists are studying sea creatures that are home to body fluids

Some very small deep sea creatures are known as those master Builder of the sea. You can build complex houses that offer protection and capture food. These structures consist of a liquid that comes out of their heads. When the structures are used up, the creatures – called giant larvae – build a new one. Usually this happens every day. …

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The strangest creatures in the sea, now in “breathtaking” details

The bizarre life in the middle depths of the sea has long been a challenge to see, study and explore. The creatures of this empire live under oppressive pressure in freezing temperatures in a pitch dark environment. The liquid environment is not bound by gravity and hard surfaces, so that natural selection enables a multitude of unknown body parts and …

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India and Australia are strengthening military ties as tensions in the South China Sea subside

The deals were announced after a virtual summit between Australian Prime Ministers Scott Morrison and Narendra Modi from India. “India is rapidly and fully committed to strengthening its relationship with Australia. This is important not only for our two nations, but also for the Indo-Pacific region and the world,” said Modi. “We are committed to an open, inclusive and prosperous …

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