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Hubble Space Telescope Observes NGC 2655
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has delivered an unrivalled snapshot of the lenticular galaxy NGC 2655. NGC 2655, also known as LEDA 25069, UGC... 9 hours
New Species of ‘Exploding Ant’ Discovered: Colobopsis explodens
SCI-NEWS.COM Entomologists are claiming they have discovered a new species of so-called ‘exploding ant’ living in the remote rainforests of Borneo,... 12 hours
Study: Mitochondrial Antioxidant Makes Aged Blood Vessels Young Again
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study, published in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, older adults who take a... 14 hours
Rapidly Expanding Bose-Einstein Condensate Could Offer Insight into Unanswered Cosmological Questions
SCI-NEWS.COM The rapid expansion of a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC), a cloud of atoms cooled to... 18 hours
Diamonds Can Turn Flexible when Made into Nanoscale Needles
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of researchers from Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea and the United States has demonstrated that nanoscale... 4 days
Triassic Reptile from Tanzania Finally Gets Scientific Name: Mandasuchus tanyauchen
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of paleontologists from the Natural History Museum, London, the University of Birmingham and... 4 days
Spectacular Lagoon Nebula Glows in Hubble’s 28th Birthday Photos
SCI-NEWS.COM The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope was launched into orbit by a space shuttle on April 24, 1990. It... 4 days
Paracetamol and Ibuprofen More Effective than Opioids in Treating Acute Dental Pain, Review Says
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a review of more than 460... 4 days
Binary Supermassive Black Hole Stops Star Formation in NGC 6240
SCI-NEWS.COM NGC 6240 is a pair of merging galaxies approximately 400 million light-years away in the constellation... 4 days
Study: Natural Selection Still at Work in Humans
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of scientists from Australia, the Netherlands, Estonia and the United States has detected significant signatures of natural... 5 days
Diamond-Bearing ‘Almahata Sitta’ Meteorites Came from Long-Lost Protoplanet
SCI-NEWS.COM The Almahata Sitta meteorites — diamond-bearing space rock fragments that rained down on the Nubian Desert in Sudan in 2008... 5 days
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite Heads for Final Science Orbit after Successful Launch
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) was delivered to space Wednesday,... 5 days
Scientists Identify 124 New Genes that Determine Hair Color
SCI-NEWS.COM Researchers have discovered 124 genes that play a major role in determining human hair color variation. The findings... 5 days
Researchers Create Plastic-Degrading Enzyme
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of researchers from the United States, UK and Brazil has engineered an enzyme which can digest polyethylene terephthalate (PET), the primary material used in the... 6 days
Vogelkop Superb Bird-of-Paradise Confirmed as New Species
SCI-NEWS.COM One of New Guinea’s dancing birds-of-paradise — the Vogelkop Superb Bird-of-Paradise (Lophorina niedda) — was finally confirmed to be an entirely new... 6 days
Physicists Create Bose-Einstein Condensate of ‘Surface Plasmon Polaritons’
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of physicists at Aalto University in Finland has successfully created a Bose-Einstein condensate of light coupled with metal... 6 days
Symbiotic Lactobacillus Bacteria May Help Wild Bees Nourish Their Offspring
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) has identified three new species... 6 days
Silurian Hypothesis: Were There Industrial Civilizations on Earth before Humans?
SCI-NEWS.COM How do we really know there weren’t previous civilizations on our planet that rose and fell... 7 days
Inhibiting Specific Protein Might Prevent Heart Failure
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers at the Cincinnati Children’s Heart Institute used an experimental targeted molecular therapy to block a matrix-forming protein, called... 7 days
Mid-Carnian Mass Extinction Paved Way for Dinosaur Expansion
SCI-NEWS.COM Paleontologists believe that all non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out when a giant asteroid or comet collided with Earth some 65... 7 days
Scientists Conduct First-Ever Combustion Experiment with X-Rays
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign made an historic first with... 7 days
Painkillers in Pregnancy May Harm Baby’s Future Fertility: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study, published in the April edition of the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, taking painkillers... 7 days
Male Costa’s Hummingbirds ‘Sing’ with Their Tail Feathers
SCI-NEWS.COM The Costa’s hummingbird (Calypte costae) is a small species of hummingbird endemic to the far west region of the United... 1 week
New Carnivorous Dinosaur Unveiled: Tratayenia rosalesi
SCI-NEWS.COM A partial skeleton of a megaraptorid dinosaur unearthed over a decade ago in northwestern Patagonia, Argentina, has been recognized as belonging to a new... 1 week
Study: Night Owls Have Higher Risk of Mortality
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study published in the journal Chronobiology International, ‘night owls’ have a 10% higher risk of dying... 1 week
New Biogenic Dental Product Rebuilds Tooth Enamel, Treats Cavities
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of scientists at the University of Washington has developed a new dental product that uses protein... 1 week
Hubble Views Distant and Massive Galaxy Cluster
SCI-NEWS.COM A new image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows PSZ2 G138.61-10.84, a colossal galaxy cluster located approximately 6 billion light-years away... 1 week
New Biogenic Product Rebuilds Tooth Enamel, Treats Cavities
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of scientists at the University of Washington has developed a new dental product that uses protein amelogenin-derived peptides... 1 week
Short-Period Double Stars Can Eject Their Planets, Study Suggests
SCI-NEWS.COM So-called circumbinary planets — those planets that orbit around a binary star, like the fictional Tatooine from the... 1 week
Stonefish Have Switchblade-Like Defensive System, Researchers Say
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of marine biologists from the University of Kansas and the Field Museum, Chicago has discovered a remarkable defensive system —... 2 weeks
Fossil Study Sheds Light on Mesozoic Butterfly and Moth Wing Colors
SCI-NEWS.COM New research by a team of scientists from the University of Exeter and elsewhere offers... 2 weeks
Nasal Vaccine Turns Off Peanut Allergy in Mice: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM Just three monthly doses of a nasal vaccine protected mice from allergic reactions upon exposure to peanut, according... 2 weeks
New Flyover Video Takes You on Tour of Jupiter’s North Pole
SCI-NEWS.COM Researchers on NASA’s Juno mission shared a 3D infrared movie depicting densely packed cyclones... 2 weeks
Globular Star Clusters May Foster Repeated Merging of Multiple Black Holes
SCI-NEWS.COM Stellar-mass black holes that reside in globular clusters — small regions of space, usually... 2 weeks
Geophysicists Discover Two Salty Subglacial Lakes in Canadian Arctic
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of geophysicists has discovered two hypersaline lakes beneath the Devon Ice Cap, one of the... 2 weeks
‘Junk’ DNA Plays Crucial Role in Holding Genome Together: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study published online in the journal eLife indicates that satellite DNA — commonly called... 2 weeks
ESO’s SPHERE Instrument Sees Weird and Wonderful Dusty Disks around Young Stars
SCI-NEWS.COM A series of images from the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research (SPHERE) instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile shows dusty disks of various shapes... 2 weeks
90,000-Year-Old Finger Bone Found in Saudi Arabia Could Rewrite Human Migration History
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of researchers has discovered a fossilized human finger bone in the Nefud Desert of Saudi Arabia estimated to be about 90,000... 2 weeks
Giant Triassic Ichthyosaur is One of Biggest Animals Ever
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a study released this week in the journal PLoS ONE, an isolated bone from the lower... 2 weeks
Thunderclap Headaches: Rare Case Caused by ‘Carolina Reaper’ Chili Pepper
SCI-NEWS.COM Taking part in a hot chili pepper eating contest might have some unexpected consequences, according to... 2 weeks
Radio Astronomers Check Interstellar Asteroid Oumuamua for FM Band Signals
SCI-NEWS.COM A highly-elongated metallic or rocky object — known as 1I/2017 U1 ‘Oumuamua — came from another... 2 weeks
Gigantic Solar ‘Tornadoes’ Don’t Rotate After All
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study indicates that solar tornadoes may have been misnamed because scientists have so far only been able to observe them... 2 weeks
Mobile Eyebrows Played Important Role in Human Survival, Research Suggests
SCI-NEWS.COM New research published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution contributes to a long-running debate about... 2 weeks
Beluga Whales Value Culture and Family Ties: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM In a groundbreaking genetic kinship study, a research team led by the Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute is... 2 weeks
Hoard of Bronze Coins from ‘Great Revolt’ Unearthed in Jerusalem
SCI-NEWS.COM A cache of rare coins from the period of the Jews’ Great Revolt against the Romans... 2 weeks
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