Life and Nature

Smart Mars Rovers

A scientist talks about a new tool for space exploration — a robot that thinks like a geologist. When a space probe sends data from Mars, the radio signal can take up to 20 minutes to travel back to Earth. And if mission controllers send a command back to the probe, it might take another 20 …

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Fighting the fire ants

South American fire ants are on a rampage and have blazed their way through a growing number of southern U.S. states. Now, scientists are seeking a way to fight the deadly insects that are destroying crops and terrorizing small mammals as well as humans. Fire ants – known for their burning sting – are believed …

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Two Monarchs butterflies

Monarchs butterflies – The Great Migration – from San Francisco to the Mexican border

The fourth and final generation of Monarchs for the year emerge from their pupae around late summer. External natural cues, perhaps the waning length of the day and cooler temperatures, cause a change in their bodies; their reproductive organs are immature, they are in a state of reproductive diapause. Unlike their parents that lived for …

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Nightlife in the city of Vienna

Nightlife Vienna: Enjoy your holiday in the very beautiful Vienna

Nightlife does exist in Vienna. For the maximum pleasure in the city, check out our companion girls guide and find a beautiful temporary girlfriend for your stay in Vienna. Once i went to Vienna for an educational trip. Vienna, also described as Europe’s cultural capital, is a metropolis with unique charm, vibrancy and flair. It …

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Facts about Florida Panther – Puma concolor coryi

Mistakenly perceived as a threat to humans, livestock and game animals, the panther was persecuted and hunted to near extinction by the mid-1950’s. The U.S. Department of the Interior listed the Florida Panther as endangered in 1967 and congress passed the endangered species act in 1973. As the human population expanded, panthers began to lose more …

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