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Universe’s Missing Baryons Found in Intergalactic Medium
SCI-NEWS.COM Ordinary (baryonic) matter make up all physical objects in existence, from stars to the cores of black holes. But until now, scientists... 2 hours
Extinct Gibbon Found in 2,250-Year-Old Tomb of Chinese Noblewoman
SCI-NEWS.COM The remains of a previously unknown genus and species of gibbon, Junzi imperialis, have been found in an... 5 hours
Dinosaurs Couldn’t Stick Out Theirs Tongues, New Study Shows
SCI-NEWS.COM Reconstructions of dinosaurs at theme parks and museums often show their tongues waving — a feature that is... 7 hours
NASA’s Kepler K2 Mission Discovers 78 New Exoplanet Candidates
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA Kepler spacecraft’s reborn K2 mission announced this week the discovery of 78 new potential exoplanets: 30... 9 hours
Study: Nocturnally Migrating Insects Use Earth’s Magnetic Field to Navigate
SCI-NEWS.COM Like many migrating birds, numerous species of nocturnal moths undertake long-distance migrations at night. Each spring,... 10 hours
Astrophysicists Conduct Most Precise Extrasolar Test Yet of Einstein’s Gravity
SCI-NEWS.COM Dr. Thomas Collett, an astrophysicist and cosmologist at the University of Portsmouth, UK, and co-authors have... 1 day
Scientists Find High Levels of Two Herpesvirus Strains in Brains of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients
SCI-NEWS.COM Herpesviruses 6A and 7 (HHV-6A and HHV-7) —... 1 day
Bees Prefer Specific Wavelength Range of Blue Fluorescent Light
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, has learned that... 1 day
‘16:8 Diet’ is Effective for Weight Loss, Finds New Study
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study published in the journal Nutrition and Healthy Aging is the first to examine... 1 day
Swamp Sparrows Have Time-Honored Song Traditions, Study Shows
SCI-NEWS.COM By faithfully copying the most popular songs, swamp sparrows (Melospiza georgiana) create time-honored song traditions that can be just as... 2 days
Researchers Explore Limits of the Periodic Table of Elements
SCI-NEWS.COM At 150 years old, the periodic table of chemical elements is still growing. In 2016, four new elements... 2 days
Astronomers See Best Evidence Yet of Intermediate-Mass Black Hole
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers know that small black holes — objects ranging from 10 times to 100 times the Sun’s mass... 2 days
Mitochondrial DNA of 22,000-Year-Old Giant Panda Reveals Long-Lost Lineage
SCI-NEWS.COM A research team led by scientists at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences,... 2 days
Wolf 503b: Large Exoplanet Found 145 Light-Years Away
SCI-NEWS.COM An extrasolar planet larger than the Earth has been discovered orbiting a nearby cool star, thanks to data gathered by... 2 days
Replacing Potatoes or Rice with Lentils Lowers Blood Glucose
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study from the University of Guelph shows that replacing half of the available carbohydrates from potatoes... 3 days
Research Reveals Secrets of Short-Faced Niata Cow
SCI-NEWS.COM New research published in the journal Scientific Reports shows the Niata cow, a now-extinct animal with a short face like a bulldog... 3 days
Volcanic Eruptions Spawned Mysterious Medusae Fossae Formation on Mars
SCI-NEWS.COM Explosive volcanic eruptions are the likely source of the Medusae Fossae Formation, a massive, unusual deposit of soft... 3 days
Astronomers Find Too Many Massive Stars in Nearby and Distant Star-Forming Galaxies
SCI-NEWS.COM Two independent teams of astronomers have discovered that both starburst galaxies in the early Universe and a star-forming region in a nearby galaxy called... 3 days
Hypertensive Patients are at Higher Risk of Developing Dementia: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a study published in the journal Cardiovascular Research, people with high blood pressure are... 3 days
Scientists Discover Five New Species of South American Snail-Eating Snakes
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of researchers has discovered five new species of snail-eaters (tribe Dipsadini) living in... 4 days
Seventh Century Inscribed Stone Discovered at Tintagel Castle in England
SCI-NEWS.COM Archaeologists from the Cornwall Archaeological Unit and English Heritage have found a stone inscribed with Christian... 4 days
Hubble Sees One Distant Cluster Galaxy, Three Supernovae
SCI-NEWS.COM Numerous fuzzy blobs and glowing shapes scattered across this image — taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope — make... 4 days
New Study Brings Neuroscientists One Step Closer to Understanding Consciousness
SCI-NEWS.COM Consciousness is everything people experience, from the taste of chocolate to the pain of a migraine.... 4 days
Bite Marks on East Coast Dinosaur Bones Illuminate Ancient Coastal Ecosystem
SCI-NEWS.COM One might expect a dig site in some far-off desert when thinking of a... 4 days
Supermassive Black Hole Destroys Star, Launches Jet of Matter
SCI-NEWS.COM A multinational group of astronomers has imaged the formation and expansion of a fast-moving jet of material ejected... 1 week
Astronomers Identify 121 Gas Giants that May Have Habitable Moons
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of astronomers from the United States, Australia, and Brazil has identified 121 giant... 1 week
Burmese Amber Preserves 99-Million-Year-Old Tropical Frogs
SCI-NEWS.COM In a paper published this week in the journal Scientific Reports, paleontologists have described an extinct genus and species of frog, Electrorana limoae, preserved... 1 week
Scientists Discover New Type of Photosynthesis
SCI-NEWS.COM The vast majority of life on our planet uses red light (680 to 700 nm) in the process of photosynthesis, but the new type... 1 week
Coffee Improves Teamwork, New Research Shows
SCI-NEWS.COM A pair of studies conducted by scientists from the University of California at Davis and the Ohio State University found that people gave more... 1 week
99-Million-Year-Old Hard Tick Wrapped in Spider Silk Found Encased in Amber
SCI-NEWS.COM The oldest example of a tick wrapped in spider silk has been found, preserved... 1 week
Organic Matter on Dwarf Planet Ceres More Abundant than Thought
SCI-NEWS.COM A new analysis of data collected by NASA’s Dawn orbiter suggests that organic molecules may exist... 1 week
ALMA Spots Three Giant Protoplanets around HD 163296
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have uncovered evidence that three infant planets are forming in the protoplanetary... 1 week
Study: Daily Mango Consumption Improves Cardiovascular and Gut Health in Adult Women
SCI-NEWS.COM Two cups (330 grams) of mangoes a day have beneficial effects on systolic blood pressure and gut fermentation among healthy postmenopausal women, according to... 1 week
Strange Star-Like Objects Spotted near Milky Way’s Central Black Hole
SCI-NEWS.COM Three new dusty stellar objects — so-called ‘G-type’ objects — have been spotted at the center... 1 week
Cometary-Type Interplanetary Particles Contain Presolar Dust, Researchers Find
SCI-NEWS.COM Samples of interplanetary particles — collected from the upper atmosphere of Earth and believed to originate from comets — contain... 1 week
Astronomers Discover Five New Exoplanets Orbiting Cool Dwarf Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using data from NASA’s Kepler K2 mission have discovered two new planetary systems, one of which contains... 1 week
Loneliness is Bad for Your Health, Claims New Study
SCI-NEWS.COM Loneliness is a strong predictor of premature death, worse mental health, and lower quality of life in patients... 1 week
Chemists Synthesize Molecular ‘Nano-Saturn’
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of chemists from the Tokyo Institute of Technology and the Okayama University of Science, Japan, has synthesized a ‘nano-Saturn,’ a molecular complex that consists of a... 1 week
X-Rays Pose No Threat to Alpha Centauri AB Exoplanets, Chandra Data Show
SCI-NEWS.COM New observations by NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory indicate the two brightest stars in the triple-star system Alpha Centauri are not pummeling any orbiting exoplanets... 1 week
Moon is Making Earth’s Days Longer: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM Around 1.4 billion years ago, a day on Earth lasted approximately 18.7 hours, according to a study published in the Proceedings of... 1 week
Paleontologists Find Oldest Animal Footprints Ever Discovered
SCI-NEWS.COM The oldest known animal ‘footprints’ on Earth, left by bilaterian animals with paired appendages about 545 million years ago, have been discovered... 1 week
Astronomers Find Rapidly Spinning Nanodiamonds in Dust Disks around Young Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM A faint and mysterious stream of microwaves emanating from young star systems far out... 1 week
Green Tea Compound Could Be Key to Preventing Mortality from Heart Attacks, Strokes Caused by Atherosclerosis
SCI-NEWS.COM A group of researchers... 2 weeks
Study: Honeybees Understand Concept of Zero
SCI-NEWS.COM The honeybee (Apis mellifera) has joined the ranks of dolphins, parrots, and primates, in demonstrating the ability to understand the concept of zero numerosity.... 2 weeks
Ancient Easter Islanders Used Rope and Ramps to Put Massive Stone Hats on Moai
SCI-NEWS.COM The ancient people of Easter Island, Chile, were... 2 weeks
Hubble Sees Massive Galaxy Cluster: RXC J0232.2-4420
SCI-NEWS.COM Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive structures that can be found in the Universe. A remarkable new image from the... 2 weeks
Collective Gravity, Not Planet Nine, May Explain Orbits of Sedna and Other Detached Trans-Neptunian Objects
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of planetary researchers at... 2 weeks
Scientists Synthesize First Artificial Human Prion
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has created the first artificial human prion. Human prions — proteins that... 2 weeks
Violent Galaxy Collisions Better at Activating Black Holes than Peaceful Mergers, Say Astronomers
SCI-NEWS.COM When two galaxies collide, their central supermassive black holes also... 2 weeks
We May Miss Life-Hosting Exoplanets If We Only Look for Their Oxygen
SCI-NEWS.COM There could be a flaw in the search for atmospheric oxygen as a signature of life around most of our nearby exoplanets. A team... 2 weeks
NASA Astronaut Jeanette Epps Speaks About Her Puzzling Removal from Space Mission
Research team uncovers lost images from the 19th century
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Wildlife death match—ants versus termites
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NASA, NSF expedition to study ocean carbon embarks in August from Seattle
Where Does Trump's 'Space Force' Fit in the International Agreement on Peaceful Use of Space?
Bogong moths first insect known to use magnetic sense in long-distance nocturnal migration
Feeding the gods: Hundreds of skulls reveal massive scale of human sacrifice in Aztec capital
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