Top 10 Headlines Today: Ocean “Breathes,” Colonial Murder Mystery…

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The top 10 news stories on our radar today.
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  1. Migrating Animals Make the Ocean “Breathe”

    “The oxygen content of the ocean may be subject to frequent ups and downs in a very literal sense—that is, in the form of the numerous sea creatures that dine near the surface at night then submerge into the safety of deeper, darker waters at daybreak.” Science Daily


  2. Colonial America’s Oldest Unsolved Murder

    Now, 17 years after initially finding a Colonial-era murder victim, “the forensic archaeologists at Jamestown may have identified the victim and, therefore, the perpetrator of the crime.” NPR


  3. 4 Sky Events This Week

    “As the waning moon moves across late night skies through the faint constellations of Capricornus and Pisces, some of the new season’s brightest stars take center stage.” National Geographic


  4. Knobby-Headed Beast Roamed Ancient Desert

    “More than 200 million years ago a bumpy-faced, cow-size creature, roamed the central desert of what was then the supercontinent Pangea, a new
    study finds.” Live Science


  5. Less Pollution Linked to More Hurricanes

    “Cleaning up our air in the West may have made us healthier, but it could also be behind the rise in north Atlantic tropical storms since the mid-1990s.” New Scientist


  6. Eye Exam Reveals How Much You Like Chocolate

    “A new study shows it could be possible to use an eye test to observe the chemical response someone gets while chowing down on chocolate.”
    Pop Sci


  7. Study Questions Yellowstone Grizzly Rebound

    “Bear-human conflicts are increasing, causing some to say limited hunting of grizzlies should be allowed.” USA Today


  8. The New Profession of Extreme-Weather Architect

    “Horn, a 23-year-old graduate of the New York Institute of Technology…is part of a boom in design competitions and urban reconstruction initiatives built around climate change.” Quartz


  9. Scientists Track The Evolution Of Historic Pathogens

    “A new generation of virus hunters, with the latest in sequencing tools, is discovering how some of the most lethal diseases in history evolved.” Forbes


  10. Detailed Flight Maps Look Like Art

    “Alexey Papulovskiy collected flight data from Plane Finder for a month, which essentially gives you a bunch of points in space over time. Then he mapped the data.” Contrailz

    Just for Fun


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Alexis Manning has worked for National Geographic Television and National Geographic News. She has a passion for travel, conservation, and photography.