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New Massive Galaxy Cluster Discovered
SCI-NEWS.COM Dr. Michael McDonald of MIT’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research and co-authors have uncovered a new massive cluster of galaxies hiding in plain sight.... 2 days
Scientists Publish Fully Annotated Reference Genome of Bread Wheat
SCI-NEWS.COM The International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published this week the first fully annotated reference genome of the... 2 days
New Nearby Massive Galaxy Cluster Discovered
SCI-NEWS.COM Dr. Michael McDonald of MIT’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research and co-authors have uncovered a new massive cluster of galaxies hiding in... 3 days
Researchers Discover New Molecular Properties of Water
SCI-NEWS.COM Water has numerous anomalous properties, many of which remain poorly understood. One of its intriguing behaviors is that it exhibits the so-called... 3 days
Bright Gamma-Ray Burst Pulses Exhibit Time-Reversible Wavelike Structures
SCI-NEWS.COM A research team headed by College of Charleston astrophysicist Jon Hakkila has discovered a peculiarity in the light curves of... 3 days
Study: Lack of Sleep Leads to Social Withdrawal and Loneliness
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study, published in the journal Nature Communications, has demonstrated that sleep-deprived individuals feel lonelier... 3 days
Researchers Find Rapid Way to Make Carbon Dioxide-Storing Mineral Magnesite
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers led by Trent University’s Professor Ian Power has developed an accelerated way... 4 days
World’s Oldest Solid Cheese Found in 3,200-Year-Old Jar in Egypt
SCI-NEWS.COM The world’s oldest solid cheese has been found inside the tomb of Ptahmes in Saqqara, part... 4 days
Astronomers Find Iron and Titanium in Atmosphere of Ultrahot Jupiter
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers have detected atomic iron and titanium in the atmosphere of KELT-9b, a gas giant exoplanet... 4 days
Migrating Songbirds Reach Altitudes of Up To 13,000 Feet, Study Shows
SCI-NEWS.COM A small new study published in the Journal of Avian Biology shows that songbirds... 4 days
Early Universe’s Most Opaque Place Contained Relatively Little Matter: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers have known that roughly 12 billion years ago, the gas in deep space was much... 4 days
Measuring Temperature of Schrödinger’s Coffee
SCI-NEWS.COM A new uncertainty relation, linking quantum mechanics and the precision with which temperature can be measured, has been discovered by University of Exeter theoretical physicists Janet... 5 days
Stellar Flares: Life Givers or Sterilizers of Worlds?
SCI-NEWS.COM Have Carl Sagan and astrobiologists been too hard on stellar flares? A new study imagines an alternative scenario where they... 5 days
Magnetic Fields Impact Atmospheric Circulation of Gaseous Planets, Scientists Find
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers from the Australian National University and the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has... 5 days
Chemicals Produced by Vegetables Such as Cabbage and Cauliflower Protect Mice from Colon Cancer
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study led by Francis Crick Institute... 5 days
Caelestiventus hanseni: Newly-Discovered Triassic Pterosaur Lived in Harsh Desert
SCI-NEWS.COM Paleontologists have discovered what they say is a completely unexpected desert-dwelling pterosaur that lived in what is now... 5 days
Protons May Have Outsize Influence on Properties of Neutron Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM A study conducted by an international consortium called the CLAS Collaboration, made up of 182 members... 6 days
Primate Study Offers Important Insight into Evolution of Human Speech
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Neuroscience has found a link between vocal... 6 days
Milky Way’s Biggest Globular Cluster Unlikely to Host Habitable Exoplanets
SCI-NEWS.COM Close encounters between stars in Omega Centauri, the only star cluster visible to the naked eye,... 6 days
Homo erectus Were Technologically Conservative, Used Least-Effort Strategies, Researchers Say
SCI-NEWS.COM Archaeological excavations at the Acheulean site of Saffaqah near Dawadmi in central Saudi Arabia have found... 6 days
Passing Star May Have Shaped Early Outer Solar System
SCI-NEWS.COM A close flyby of a Sun-mass star several billion years ago could explain some unusual features observed in... 7 days
Hubble Spots Massive Galaxy Cluster
SCI-NEWS.COM Galaxy clusters are some of the most massive and largest structures that can be found in the Universe. A new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space... 7 days
Study: Eating Less Than 2.5 Teaspoons of Salt a Day is Safe for Your Heart
SCI-NEWS.COM Sodium (a component of table salt)... 7 days
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Launches Successfully
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched yesterday (August 12) from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, rising off the pad... 7 days
Dwarf-Galaxy Mergers May Seed Future Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM In a study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Columbia University astronomer Sarah Pearson and co-authors show how gas expelled... 1 week
Ultrahot Jupiters Have Starlike Atmospheres, Astronomers Say
SCI-NEWS.COM Recent observations by NASA’s space telescopes of ultrahot Jupiter-like exoplanets have surprised astronomers. The spectra of these planets have suggested they have... 1 week
Paleontologists Find Extraordinary Set of Mega-Shark Teeth in Australia
SCI-NEWS.COM Citizen scientist Philip Mullaly and professional paleontologists have found a very rare set of fossilized shark teeth at... 1 week
Oriental Cuckoos Change Their Egg Sizes According to Host Species
SCI-NEWS.COM Oriental cuckoos (Cuculus optatus) vary the size of their eggs to match those of their hosts,... 1 week
Novel Compounds Reverse Endothelial Cell Aging
SCI-NEWS.COM Aging is characterized by a progressive decline of physiological function accompanied by increased incidence of age-related disease. The accumulation of senescent cells is emerging... 1 week
Tunnel-Like Networks in Garnet Crystals Might Be Due to Endolithic Microorganisms
SCI-NEWS.COM According to new research led by the University of Southern Denmark, tubular structures found... 2 weeks
New Study Looks at Evolution of Aye-Aye
SCI-NEWS.COM The aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is one of the most unusual primates on Earth famed for its large eyes, big ears and bony... 2 weeks
Powerful Earthquakes Can Trigger Other Ones on Opposite Side of Earth, New Research Shows
SCI-NEWS.COM A big earthquake can not only cause other... 2 weeks
Astronomers Observe NGC 5018 Galaxy Group
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using ESO’s VLT Survey Telescope (VST) have examined a small group of five galaxies in the southern hemisphere. The results will be published... 2 weeks
Study: Access to High-Speed Internet Reduces Sleep Duration
SCI-NEWS.COM A study led by Bocconi University’s Professor Francesco Billari has found that high-speed Internet access causally reduces sleep duration and... 2 weeks
Enormous Drought Played Significant Role in Maya Civilization’s Collapse
SCI-NEWS.COM There are multiple theories as to what caused the collapse of the Classic Maya civilization, such as invasion,... 2 weeks
Cretaceous Alaska Was ‘Superhighway’ for Migrating Dinosaurs, Paleontologists Say
SCI-NEWS.COM Paleontologists have discovered the first North American co-occurrence of hadrosaur and therizinosaur tracks, providing more evidence that Alaska... 2 weeks
Scientists Find Link between Allergies and Complicated Appendicitis
SCI-NEWS.COM Children with IgE-mediated allergies have a lower risk of complicated appendicitis, according to new research published in the journal JAMA... 2 weeks
Researchers Sequence Red Fox Genome
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of scientists has successfully sequenced the genome of the red fox (Vulpes vulpes). The domestic dog and the red fox are closely related... 2 weeks
Blue Boron-Bearing Diamonds Form in Earth’s Lower Mantle, Study Says
SCI-NEWS.COM Blue (type IIb) diamonds owe their color to boron, an element abundant in the Earth’s continental... 2 weeks
Researchers Develop Wearable Microfluidic Cytometer
SCI-NEWS.COM Researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick have created a wearable microfluidic impedance cytometer with a wireless connection to smartphones. Their technology could be added to watches and... 2 weeks
Individual Neurons Can Carry Multiple Signals at a Time, Neuroscientists Find
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers from Duke and Rockefeller Universities has found that individual neurons... 2 weeks
4.56-Billion-Year-Old Igneous Meteorite Contains Clues to Planetary Building Blocks
SCI-NEWS.COM Northwest Africa (NWA) 11119, a stone meteorite found in December 2016 in Mauritania, is the world’s oldest igneous... 2 weeks
TESS Spots Comet C/2018 N1
SCI-NEWS.COM Before NASA’s newest planet-hunter TESS started science operations on July 25, the spacecraft sent back a series of images showing the motion of C/2018 N1, a... 2 weeks
Cricket Consumption Increases ‘Good’ Gut Bacteria
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports shows that consuming edible crickets can help support the growth of the probiotic bacterium Bifidobacterium... 2 weeks
Hubble Observes Globular Cluster NGC 2108
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking photo of the colorful globular cluster NGC 2108. NGC 2108, also known as ESO 57-33,... 2 weeks
Free-Floating Exoplanet Has Extremely Strong Magnetic Field
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array have detected a ‘rogue’ planetary-mass object with a surprisingly powerful magnetic field. The... 2 weeks
Study: Soccer Headers Riskier for Female Players
SCI-NEWS.COM According to new research published in the journal Radiology, women’s brains are more vulnerable than men’s to injury from repeated soccer heading.... 2 weeks
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