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  • Scientists discover that white rhino dung has a lot in common with a Facebook post

    Scientists discover that white rhino dung has a lot in common with a Facebook post

    Here’s a social networking site you can find with your nose. Scientists studying the communal pooping areas of white rhinos in South Africa have found that the animals use them like social messaging boards – to leave notes about their status and to read the “posts” of others. The discovery, published...

  • This forecasting tool aims to keep ships and blue whales from colliding

    This forecasting tool aims to keep ships and blue whales from colliding

    A new forecasting tool will help scientists predict blue whale traffic, as the ocean behemoths make their annual migration. The tool allows researchers to post online maps showing likely “hot spots” for blue whales that will help ship captains avoid collisions with the animals. “We can both see...

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