ALASKA — I would venture to guess that most dog owners haven’t thought through the contingency of having to perform C.P.R. on their dog within seconds of it suddenly collapsing, let alone having to do so in freezing temperatures, miles from any help, and without the aid of a motor vehicle – but that is [...]
(this article is not fake, we assure you — if you don’t trust us, simply ‘google’ it & read about it in articles that are much less spectacular than this one…)
NOT FAIRBANKS — A man that has no apparent ties to Alaska, let alone to the Fairbanks area (or, for that matter, any of [...]
Rats dosed with a compound isolated from an ancient herbal remedy appear all but impervious to quantities of alcohol that put their compatriots under the table. Rodents on the drug can drink large quantities of alcohol without passing out, show fewer signs of hangover and even fail to become addicted to alcohol after weeks of [...]
You may not be familiar with the word tetrapod, but you know one when you see it. All tetrapods are vertebrates — animals with backbones — and most move on land. They also have four limbs — or their ancestors did, as in the case of snakes and whales, for example. Reptiles, birds and amphibians [...]
SAN FRANCISCO — Scientists have discovered an unusual kind of battery at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean: a living one, fueled by microbes that live near hydrothermal vents.
As they munch on noxious chemicals bubbling from the seafloor, these critters create electrical currents that flow through the walls of the [...]
Nothing but fear itself can actually be dangerous for nesting birds.
Song sparrows protected from attack but subjected to recordings of predator yowls and leaf-crunching approach noises raised 40 percent fewer offspring in a year compared with neighbors living amid innocuous noises, says population ecologist Liana Zanette of the University of [...]
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