Read more about the article 18oz Batch Of Cherries Sells For Eye-Watering GBP 8k
Photo shows Sato Nishiki cherries from Yamagata, Japan, undated. Funasho Co., Ltd. announced that they have paid about USD 10,000 for a box of Sato Nishiki cherries at the first auction of fruits and vegetables held at the Tokyo Central Wholesale Market on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. (Funasho Co., Ltd./Newsflash)

18oz Batch Of Cherries Sells For Eye-Watering GBP 8k

A Japanese fruit producer has sold a small batch of cherries for an eye-watering GBP 8,000. The record-breaking bid was accepted at a wholesale auction at Ota Market in Tokyo,…

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Read more about the article Sun And Moon Cause Record-High Sea Water Levels
Picture shows the extremely high tides in Vancouver, British Columbia, in Canada, undated. According to Cynnamon Schreinert, the tides have been steadily increasing for years but the past few years have seen dramatic king tides. (@CynnamonS/Newsflash)

Sun And Moon Cause Record-High Sea Water Levels

The annual problem with King Tides caused by winter weather has once again hit Vancouver with cold temperatures and wet conditions on the West Coast. King tides are unusual and…

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Read more about the article Scientists Break Record Converting Sun’s Radiation Into Electricity
Image shows the perovskite/silicon tandem solar cell, undated photo. The active bluish area in the middle of the wafer, which is enclosed by the metallic, silvery electrode can be seen. (Johannes Beckedahl, Lea Zimmerman, HZB/Newsflash)

Scientists Break Record Converting Sun’s Radiation Into Electricity

Scientists have developed a groundbreaking solar cell that can convert almost a third of the sun's radiation into electricity. The new silicon bottom and perovskite top tandem cell was created…

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Read more about the article Endangered Galapagos Penguins Frolic In Water As Researchers Rejoice At Record High Numbers
Picture shows Galapagos penguins (Spheniscus mendiculus) on the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, undated. The research team conducted a field trip to monitor their reproduction process, and noted an increased number of juveniles among the 31 penguins examined. Note: Private photo. (Parque Nacional Galapagos/Newsflash)

Endangered Galapagos Penguins Frolic In Water As Researchers Rejoice At Record High Numbers

These images show endangered Galapagos penguins frolicking in the water, with researchers saying that it is the first time in their 12 years of studying them that they have seen…

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Read more about the article Record Number Of Bee Colonies Despite Virus Deaths
Picture shows the beekeeper Heinz Hoffmann, 90, undated. He lets himself be stung by bees in Frankfurt, Germany. (Newsflash)

Record Number Of Bee Colonies Despite Virus Deaths

More people than ever have taken up beekeeping in Austria - despite fears of virus deaths and the effects climate change. Statistics provided by the Austrian Ministry for Agriculture, Regional…

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Read more about the article Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs
Picture shows Pachykrokolithus excavatum shell fragments, undated. They were found in found in La Ribagorza, Spain, dated within the 250,000 years of the Cretaceous period, close to the extinction of the dinosaurs. (Manuel Perez Pueyo/Newsflash)

Palaeontologists Discover New Crocodile Species With Thickest Eggs Ever That Lived With Last Dinosaurs

Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of crocodile that lived with the last dinosaurs and that laid the thickest eggs on record. The group of palaeontologists from the University of…

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Read more about the article Polarstern Icebreaker Returns To Port After Arctic Research Amid Record Heatwaves
Scientists on the PS131 enter an ice floe in the ice edge zone north of Spitsbergen. The Polarstern was expected to arrive at the Lloyd Werft pier in Bremerhaven, Germany, on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022. (Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Vera Schlindwein/Newsflash)

Polarstern Icebreaker Returns To Port After Arctic Research Amid Record Heatwaves

The Polarstern icebreaker returned to port in Germany on Wednesday after spending 51 days conducting research in the Arctic amid record heatwaves this summer. The researchers were investigating how increasingly…

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Read more about the article Record Temperatures In Tourist Hot Spot Spawn New Breed Of Jellyfish
Mar Menor in Spain in an undated photo. The water temperature sets the historical record of 31.25 degrees in July, 2022. (Newsflash)

Record Temperatures In Tourist Hot Spot Spawn New Breed Of Jellyfish

Record temperatures in a Spanish tourist hotspot have spawned a new species of venomous barrel jellyfish. A historic temperature of 31.25 degrees Celsius has been recorded in the Mar Menor,…

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Read more about the article Turtle Mum’s Record-Breaking Egg Laying On Spanish Beach
The turtle with a device to monitore it in an undated picture. It was seen in the beach of Alicante, Spain, July 2022. (Ayto Guardamar/Newsflash)

Turtle Mum’s Record-Breaking Egg Laying On Spanish Beach

A turtle mum stunned wildlife experts when she laid an astonishing 131 eggs in a single session on a Spanish beach. Video footage of the record birth on Les Ortigues…

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Read more about the article Experts Head To Arctic To Assess Climate Change Impact Amid Record Heatwave
The Polarstern departs from its home port of Bremerhaven for the Arctic. A tug pulls the ship towards the lock. (Nina Machner/Newsflash)

Experts Head To Arctic To Assess Climate Change Impact Amid Record Heatwave

The legendary research vessel and icebreaker Polarstern has left Germany and is heading to the Arctic to assess the impact of climate change amid a record heatwave in Europe. Over…

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