The first known pregnancy test was created in ancient Egypt around 1350 BC. According to Egyptians, all you have to do is urinate on wheat and barley seeds and wait. If either sprouts, you’re pregnant. If wheat sprouts faster, it’s a girl but if barley, it’s a boy. In 1963, a small research replicated the test and […]
After reaching the lowest extent ever measured in the satellite record in late February 2022. Sea ice around Antarctica began to rebuild. However, the transition from melting to freezing can be abrupt. In March, a patch of old sea ice near the land glacier in west Antarctica broke away. A new ice formed as a […]
Male platypuses have venom-releasing spikes on their back foot, making them one of the few toxic animals. The spikes used as defend mechanism. The venom is strong enough to kill small animals. It can cause intense discomfort in people if the spur penetrates the skin.