Becky Ferreira

tech-science

Watch Incredible Footage of Whales Hunting With ‘Nets’ Made of Bubbles

“We’re observing how these animals are manipulating their prey and preparing the prey for capture.”
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
tech-science

If You See This Fish That Can Breathe on Land, Kill It Immediately: Officials

The northern snakehead has now infested 15 states, and inspired two Syfy movies.
Becky Ferreira
4 days ago
tech-science

This Global Map Shows You How Nature Benefits You Directly

The map displays how people all over the world receive benefits from the environment, and who is most likely to lose them due to land use issues and the climate crisis.
Becky Ferreira
5 days ago
tech-science

Scientists Think They've Uncovered How the Strongest Magnets in the Universe Form

Magnetars may be the exploded remains of star mergers.
Becky Ferreira
10.10.19
tech-science

Scientists Are Chasing an Ancient Signal That Could Explain the Modern Universe

The faint, 12-billion-year-old signal would lead scientists to the very first stars and illuminate the origins of the modern universe, dark matter, and, well, everything.
Becky Ferreira
10.9.19
tech-science

Watch Genius Pigs Use Tools in a Scientific First

We already knew pigs are pretty smart, and now scientists have observed our porcine friends using tools for the first time.
Becky Ferreira
10.9.19
tech-science

Our Galaxy's Core Mysteriously Erupted With a Beam of Light, Scientists Say

The explosion stretched for hundreds of thousands of light years into space and “must have been a bit like a lighthouse beam,” researchers say in a new study.
Becky Ferreira
10.8.19
tech-science

A Mysterious 'Fireball' Was Spotted In Chile and Nobody Knows What It Was

A meteor? Space junk? Nobody knows, but officials investigated whether the mysterious object, or objects, started several fires.
Becky Ferreira
10.4.19
tech-science

Silk Gets Even Stronger in Freezing Outer Space Temperatures, Scientists Discover

Robot spiders catching space junk with silk webs? Ultra-luxury textiles on the space station? The future is comfy, and strong.
Becky Ferreira
10.4.19
tech-science

A Nearby Cannibal Galaxy Is Going to Eat the Milky Way, Scientists Say

If Earth still hosts life in four billion years, whatever exists will be treated to the most spectacular night skies in the planet's history.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.19
tech-science

NASA Mic'd Up Mars and Uploaded It to Soundcloud

Listen to the sounds of wind, marsquakes, and instruments on the red planet.
Becky Ferreira
10.2.19
tech-science

Scientists Engineered Bacteria to Produce Huge Amounts of Psilocybin

The bacterial strain can produce more of the psychoactive compound in "magic mushrooms" than any other organism to date.
Becky Ferreira
9.30.19
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