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Orangutan and her Orangutan Baby in Tanjung Puting National Park.

Researchers determine the evolution path of ancient giant orangutans

Once the dwellers of mainland Southeast Asia, the ancient giant orangutan is now extinct. Today, orangutans are only found in their natural habitat on the two islands of Sumatra and Borneo. These two are classed as different species due to the fact they grew so genetically different from each Read More...

Bumblebee sat on a purple thistle for pollen and nectar.

Bumblebees help solidify the link between microbiome and memory

The term 'microbiome' has been thrown around a lot over the past few years with many studies and health companies finding that a healthy gut balance can decrease your risk of cancer, clear up your skin, and improve mental health, just to name a few. Memory and the microbiome Recently, a study Read More...

Two new dinosaur species disco

Two new dinosaur species discovered in China

A great number of dinosaur fossils have been discovered in China's northwest region in recent years and a new study confirms that the region has yielded two fossils of previously unknown dinosaurs the size of blue whales. The two new species, which are named Silutitan sinensis and Hamititan Read More...

China announces that the giant

China announces that the giant panda is no longer classified as “endangered”

Great news for giant pandas! Chinese wildlife officials have moved the iconic bears from the “endangered” classification to “vulnerable.” Although the bears are not out of the woods yet, the wild population has reached 1,800, making a significant milestone in conservation efforts. The Read More...

Buddhist monk provides new lif

Buddhist monk provides new life to thousands of stray dogs in Shanghai

In recent years, China’s growing wealth has led to a boom in the pet market. This, however, also caused an increase in the number of stray animals, with people abandoning the furry creatures when they do not want to or cannot care for them anymore. In turn, breeding among strays has further Read More...

Eco-friendly architecture help

Eco-friendly architecture helps lift Chinese village out of poverty

Over the recent decades, the Miao community in the traditional Chinese village of Longtang in southwest China has experienced an economic decline due to its shrinking population. A recently completed architecture project aims to revitalize the area by blending sustainability with local Read More...

Three countries to reach Mars&

Three countries to reach Mars' orbit by the end of this month

The pandemic has restrained life here on Earth, but it hasn’t stopped humans from pushing boundaries in space. In fact, spacecraft from the United Arab Emirates, China, and The United States are all scheduled to reach Mars this month after launching from Earth last summer. All three countries Read More...

Chinese fast food chain swaps

Chinese fast food chain swaps all chicken eggs with plant-based versions

In China, a fast-food chain called Dicos is embracing plant-based ingredients in a very different fashion to restaurants in America. At a fast-food restaurant like Burger King, for example, a plant-based burger is sold as an alternative to the animal version, but ultimately, customers can choose Read More...

China will soon open up its ma

China will soon open up its massive FAST telescope to global astronomers

Astronomers around the world will soon get an exciting opportunity to observe the sky like never before when the world’s largest Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST) opens up to the global scientific community starting April 1st. Located in China, the “Sky Eye” parabolic dish is a Read More...

NASA: Nitrogen dioxide levels

NASA: Nitrogen dioxide levels dropped 20% since the pandemic began

Human activity strayed far from the norm this year as the coronavirus pandemic forced many countries to effectively shut down. Now, many months after the first countries went into lockdown, scientists from NASA have gaged just how much pollution levels have dropped due to Covid-related declines in Read More...