Welcome back to science news! This week we’ve got stealthy dinosaurs, good news about manatee numbers, the Mississippi River flowing backwards, and a pitcher plant with a totally batshit food source.
The Curiosity has landed! Mars, y’all!! And, you know, some other stuff happened too.
We’re going a bit more lowbrow than usual this week (yes, we’re talking about the flatulent dinosaurs). I apologize in advance! But there’s also some good news about extinction, cool discoveries about volcanoes and lightning, pretty pictures from space, and plenty more. Let’s go!
Lead bullets are killing California condors in an entirely unexpected way. Well, not entirely unexpected, but if I read about bullets killing birds, I would expect for those birds to have been shot by those bullets. In this case, however, the birds are eating things that have been shot by lead bullets, ingesting lead, and […]