Natural gorilla sign language to communicate with babies

By Amanda Shore Humans and gorillas, both part of the Great Ape family, use forms of “baby talk.” In this trait, we are unique from other apes. A new study has shown that gorillas that are at least 3 years old use specific nonverbal cues to communicate with baby gorillas. The adults will use and […]

NASA will launch NuSTAR to search for black holes and Curiosity en route to Mars

By Amanda Shore NASA’s Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR) is a spacecraft equipped with a high-energy X-ray telescope. Its mission is to map radioactive material in supernova remnants to study the origins of cosmic rays. It is able to find and photograph black holes so that scientists will know where they are and gather more […]

Startling discovery: NASA scientists find “rainforest” middle of the Arctic Ocean

“Part of NASA’s mission is pioneering scientific discovery, and this is like finding the Amazon rainforest in the middle of the Mojave Desert,” Findings raise serious concern for marine life.     Contributed by Roy Denish An expedition in the deep waters of the Arctic by NASA scientists has revealed startling biological plant life that […]