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Water Can Spontaneously Form Hydrogen Peroxide, And We Finally Understand Why

Since being plunged into a global pandemic, we’re probably far more aware of being surrounded by microdroplets of water. In humid air or expelled by a cough, sneeze or talking, these droplets can carry tiny particles with them, from pollution to viruses like the flu. Back in 2019, the basic chemistry of these types of …

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An Ancient Creature Who Could See in The Dark Lies Hidden in The Eyes of Whales

The first mammals to return to the sea, more than 35 million years ago, had eyes for the deep. According to new research, the visual systems of modern whales, dolphins, and porpoises – collectively known as cetaceans – all derive from a common ancestor with powerful underwater vision. Both whales and hippos are thought to …

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Bizarre, Tentacled ‘Flower’ Creature Glimpsed in The Depths of The Pacific

New footage showing a giant, peculiar-looking tentacled sea creature floating languidly in the depths of the Pacific Ocean has left researchers questioning if what they’re seeing is a new species. A team of scientists spotted the strange animal while on board the E/V Nautilusa research vessel used by the Ocean Exploration Trust – a nonprofit …

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