Grizzly-polar bear hybrids appear in rapidly warming Arctic

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In an unusual twist of the climate change saga, polar bears and grizzly bears are increasingly interbreeding and scientists are taking note. Since 2006, several confirmed and unconfirmed sightings of polar-grizzly hybrids have been reported as climate change alters the habitat and habits of the two species. As the Arctic continues to warm at a disproportionately rapid rate, continued hybridization of bears and other mammals may be inevitable. Read the rest of Grizzly-polar bear hybrids appear in rapidly warming Arctic

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The ESA tests Kombucha resilience on an unprotected journey through space

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Samples of kombucha are currently attached to the outside of the International Space Station, exposed to the harsh elements beyond our protective atmosphere. At face value, this may sound downright strange, yet The European Space Agency has its reasons for testing whether the yeast and bacteria in Kombucha can survive an unprotected journey through space. Read the rest of The ESA tests Kombucha resilience on an unprotected journey through space

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