Month: August 2016

The End of East Antarctica: Emergence of Destructive Blue Lakes

The emergence of around 8,000 blue lakes on East Antarctica’s ice sheets has captured the attention of scientists who are concerned about the related implications. This is documented in a paper published in Geophysical Research Letters. The blue lakes in question are notorious because of the alleged destruction with which they have been associated lately: recent

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There is A Season For Divorce, Suggests New Study!

A new study has revealed a seasonal pattern in divorce cases among couples. The findings show that March and August witness the greatest number of divorces. Apparently, divorces have a season too, just like mostly everything else! The findings were presented at the annual meeting of the 111th American Sociological Association; they have not been peer-reviewed

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Scientists Say Bananas Will Die Out in 5 Years’ Time!

Life without bananas, can we even imagine it? It might actually happen, according to new research based on three fungal species responsible for the disease named Sigatoka affecting bananas. In that case, we would have from 5 to 10 years to enjoy some of the most delicious banana crops, and it would be the end

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