Scientific Breakthrough in Melting Siberian Permafrost: New ‘Giant Virus’

Scientific Breakthrough in Melting Siberian Permafrost: New ‘Giant Virus’

The melting Siberian permafrost has helped experts to witness a scientific breakthrough, namely the discovery of a new giant virus which has been dormant for over 30,000 years. French evolutionary biologists Jean-Michel Claverie and Chantal Abergel from the Aix-Marseille University stated that, as soon as they thwarted the virus, it became infectious once again. The […]

Greenland Titanic-Sinking Glacier Is World’s Fastest Moving

Greenland Titanic-Sinking Glacier Is World’s Fastest Moving

The Greenland glacier that is thought to have spawned the iceberg that sunk the Titanic is the world’s fastest moving glacier and it’s speeding up. A recent study by the German Space Agency (DLR) and University of Washington finds that the Jakobshavn Glacier located in the southwest of Greenland is now moving more than 46 […]