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Sciency Thoughts · 6h ago

The Delta Aquarid Meteors.

The Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower peaks each year on 27-28 July, when the shower can produce 10-20 meteors per hour. Best viewing this year is predicted to be between midnight and 2.00 am (thi...
Sciency Thoughts · 7h ago

Strongyloides stercoralis: Determining the origin of Human infection in a parasitic Nematode.

Parasitic Nematodes of the genus Strongyloides infect the guts of a wide range of Vertebrate hosts, including Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, and Mammals, as well as Humans, livestock, and comp...
Sciency Thoughts · 8h ago

Flooding leads to 111 known deaths as monsoon arives in Gujarat.

The number of known deaths has risen to 111 in flooding associated with the onset of the Asian summer monsoon in the Indian state of Gujarat after the bodies of a family of seventeen in the ...
Sciency Thoughts · 10h ago

Five killed by landslide at Ramu in Cox's Bazar District of Bangladesh.

Five people have been killed and another five injured by a landslide in the village of Ramu in the Cox's Bazar District of Chittagong, Bangladesh,which occurred at about 3.00 am local time  ...
Sciency Thoughts · 1d ago

Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake in the Scottish Highlands.

The British Geological Survey recorded a Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake at a depth of about 7 km about a kilometre to the northwestt of the village of Badrallach on the west coast of the Highlan...
Sciency Thoughts · 2d ago

Asteroid 2017 NS5 passes the Earth.

Asteroid 2017 NS5 passed by the Earth at a distance of about 5 136 000 km (13.4 times the average distance between the Earth and the Moon, or 3.43% of the distance between the Earth and the...
Sciency Thoughts · 2d ago

Caliothrips chiapas: A new species of Thrips from Mexico.

Thrips are tiny (usually less than one millimetre) Insects with greatly reduced wings that resemble feathery stubs. They are plant-parasites, with some species being significant agricultural...
Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

Three miners confirmed dead and one still missing after Earthquake-induced collapse at South African gold mine.

Three workers have been confirmed dead and one is still missing following an Earthquake-induced collapse at the Tau Lekoa Gold Mine at Orkney in North West Province on Saturday 22 July 2017....
Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

Sinkhole swallows car in El Paso, Texas.

A female driver had to be rescued after her car was swallowed by a sinkhole in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday 22 July 2017. The woman was manoeuvring in the vehicle when the road began to colla...
Sciency Thoughts · 3d ago

Student killed by landslide at Himcchahari in Cox's Bazar District of Bangladesh.

A second year student at Dhaka University was killed and two others injured after a landslide close to a waterfall at Himchhari in the Cox's Bazar District of Chittagong, Bangladesh, on Satu...