Animals

Ancient giant sea turtle with never-before-seen features found in Europe, scientists say  CNN

Ancient giant sea turtle with never-before-seen features found in Europe, scientists say CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — Long ago, gigantic marine turtles swam the Earth’s seas. Until recently, these prehistoric giants, reaching lengths of over 3 meters (10 feet) from head to tail, were thought to be found only in …

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Newly identified dinosaur that lived on the island of dwarfed creatures had an unusual head |  CNN

Newly identified dinosaur that lived on the island of dwarfed creatures had an unusual head | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — A previously unknown dinosaur with a remarkably flat head lived around 70 million years ago on an island home to dwarf prehistoric creatures. Discovered in what’s now western Romania, the Transylvanosaurus platycephalus (flatheaded …

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Shocked couple discovers 'alien hand' on beach: 'Looks like ET's bones!'

Shocked couple discovers ‘alien hand’ on beach: ‘Looks like ET’s bones!’

Life’s a beach — or is it a boneyard? A skeletal hand appendage washed up in Brazil this week — and a horrified couple was ashore it was “alien bones.” Leticia Gomes Santiago and her boyfriend Devanir Souza were taking a romantic stroll on the beach when they happened upon it. The pair filmed the …

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Tentacle of a Transgenic Sea Anemone

Forever Young: Scientists Reveal the Secret to a Strange Animal’s Eternal Youth

Cross-section through a tentacle of a transgenic sea anemone showing differentiation products of the SoxC cell population (magenta) and retractor muscles (yellow). Credit: Andreas Denner In sea anemones, highly conserved genes guarantee the lifelong differentiation of neurons and glandular cells. Sea anemones are seemingly immortal animals. They seem to be immune to aging and the …

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Incredible Discovery Has Finally Revealed The First Animals To Grow A Skeleton

Incredible Discovery Has Finally Revealed The First Animals To Grow A Skeleton

Before life on Earth exploded in diversity some 540 million years ago, the first primitive animal skeletons were already starting to form. Squishy-looking marine sponges from this time have been found in tubular thimble-like shapes, structured by hard, mineralized threads – specimens that are thought to be among the earliest assemblages of skeletal fossils. Yet …

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Chilling AI development means robots can talk to animals - and we might be next

Chilling AI development means robots can talk to animals – and we might be next

HUMANS are one step closer to talking to animals as new technologies are allowing artificial intelligence-enabled robots to speak with different species. Karen Bakker, a professor at the University of British Columbia, recently revealed that this technology is being used to communicate with honeybees, dolphins and elephants and offered a warning regarding the development. 2 …

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Webb telescope shares unique peek inside the early universe |  CNN

Webb telescope shares unique peek inside the early universe | CNN

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — The James Webb Space Telescope has provided astronomers with a glimpse of the early universe in a new image shared on Wednesday. The powerful space observatory is capable of detecting the faint light …

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Recordings show some 'mute' animals communicate vocally: study

Recordings show some ‘mute’ animals communicate vocally: study

Issued on: 25/10/2022 – 17:38 Paris (AFP) – More than 50 animal species previously thought to be mute actually communicate vocally, according to a study published on Tuesday which suggested the trait may have evolved in a common ancestor over 400 million years ago. The lead author of the study, evolutionary biologist Gabriel Jorgewich-Cohen, told …

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The Incredible Colors of Animals Mean Different Things, But We Just Found a Pattern

The Incredible Colors of Animals Mean Different Things, But We Just Found a Pattern

Dazzling as it often appears, fashion in the animal kingdom can be frighteningly repetitive. There are only so many color templates that scream ‘look at me’ amid the grays and greens of foliage and muck. So it should be no surprise that animals often use the same colors for very different purposes. The brilliant crimson …

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NFL Week 7 Preview: Welcome Back Dak, Cowboys' Prescott returns to face the Lions |  CNN

NFL Week 7 Preview: Welcome Back Dak, Cowboys’ Prescott returns to face the Lions | CNN

CNN — Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Dak Prescott will be back in action this week after missing the last five games with an injury. The 29-year-old fractured his right thumb in the Cowboys’ season-opening loss. He underwent surgery on September 12, was medically cleared earlier this week, and began practicing full-out on Wednesday. In his absence, …

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