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Golden Snub-Nosed Monkeys Share Nursing of Infants, Scientists Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
An international team of scientists has discovered that female golden snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecus roxellana), an endangered species of... more
Earth’s Hydrogen Geocorona Extends Well Beyond Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 18 hours
Recent observations from the NASA/ESA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) show that the Earth’s hydrogen envelope reaches up to 391,500 miles (630,000... more
Moros intrepidus: New Deer-Sized Species of Tyrannosaur Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 20 hours
Paleontologists have unveiled a remarkable new species of tyrannosauroid dinosaur from the Cretaceous period: a small relative of Tyrannosaurus rex.... more
DeepSqueak: Deep Learning-Based System Decodes Rodent Chatter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Deep learning has recently revolutionized the field of machine hearing and vision, by allowing computers to perform human-like activities including seeing, listening,... more
Cretaceous Marsupial Lived Above Arctic Circle  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of marsupial that lived during the Cretaceous period above the Arctic Circle, the farthest north marsupials have ever... more
Hippocamp: Seventh Inner Moon of Neptune May Have Broken from Larger Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A new study led by SETI Institute astronomers suggests that the recently-discovered moon of Neptune, Hippocamp, is probably an ancient fragment of a much... more
Extraordinary Diversity on Land Is Not a Recent Phenomenon, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
According to new research published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, land animal diversity has been similar for at least the last 60... more
Stonehenge’s Bluestones Were Quarried in Wales 5,000 Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Geologists and archaeologists have long known that the builders of Stonehenge made use of two main types of... more
Ringed White Dwarf Spotted 145 Light-Years Away  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Professional astronomers and volunteers working with the Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 citizen science project have spotted the oldest and coldest known white... more
Mars Weather: Daily Reports from NASA’s InSight Lander  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Beginning Tuesday, February 19, 2019, NASA’s InSight lander will provide a daily report of atmospheric weather conditions on Mars. This... more
Scientists Discover Exotic Spiraling Electrons  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Rutgers University’s Professor Girsh Blumberg and colleagues have discovered an exotic form of electrons that spin like planets. Named chiral surface excitons, it consists of particles... more
Researchers Sequence Genome of Great White Shark  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
An international team of scientists from the United States and Europe has successfully sequenced the genome of the great white shark (Carcharodon... more
Multicellular Life Began 1.5 Billion Years Earlier than Thought  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Approximately 2.1-billion-year-old fossilized tracks discovered in Gabon suggest the existence of a cluster of single cells that came... more
Cassowary’s Distinctive Helmet Acts as Thermal Radiator  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
The cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) is a large, flightless bird that bears a prominent helmet (or casque). The function of the cranial structure... more
Smoking More Than 20 Cigarettes a Day Can Damage Vision, Study Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Heavy smokers – those who smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day — have significant changes in the red-green and blue-yellow color vision and a... more
Astrophysicists May Have Found Universe’s ‘Missing Mass’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
About a third of the normal matter — meaning hydrogen, helium and other elements — created shortly after the Big Bang is... more
New Species of Aloe Discovered in Somaliland  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A species of aloe believed to be new to science has been found in Somaliland, a self-declared state, internationally considered to be... more
ALMA Detects Salts around Young Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have detected the chemical fingerprints of sodium chloride (NaCl), potassium chloride (KCl), and their 37Cl and... more
Astronomers Discover Large Stream of Stars in Solar Neighborhood  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Astronomers using ESA’s Gaia satellite have discovered a large stellar stream that is currently traversing the immediate solar... more
Nature Favors Production of Asymmetrical Pollen Grains  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
According to a new study published in the journal Cell, plants favor the production of uneven, asymmetrical patterns on the surface of... more
New Titanosaurian Dinosaur Unearthed in Tanzania  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Paleontologists in Tanzania have found fossil fragments from a new species of giant dinosaur that walked the Earth approximately 100 million years ago (Cretaceous... more
Ultima Thule’s ‘Lobes’ Are Not Spherical, New Horizons Images Show  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A series of images from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft contains important scientific information about the true... more
Researchers Discover New Species of Softshell Turtle  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of scientists from Hungary, Germany and Vietnam has discovered a new, critically endangered species of softshell turtle in north-central Vietnam... more
Chimpanzees’ Gestural Communication Follows Same Laws as Human Language: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
According to a new study, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, gestures of... more
Some Cretaceous Spiders Had Reflective Eyes, New Fossils Reveal  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
In a paper published in the Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, an international team of paleontologists from the University... more
New Species of Puddle Frog Discovered in Ethiopia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of researchers from New York University Abu Dhabi has described a new species of frog from Bibita Mountain,... more
Earth’s Magnetopause Vibrates Like Giant Drum When Hit by Strong Impulses  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
As strong impulses strike the Earth’s magnetopause, the abrupt boundary between the planet’s magnetosphere... more
Study: Spinal Cord Contributes to Sophisticated Hand Function  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
It is well known that neural circuits in the spinal cord control seemingly simple things like the pain reflex in... more
Newly-Discovered Tarantula Species Has ‘Horn’ on Its Back  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A duo of researchers from South Africa has discovered a remarkable new species of tarantula living in central Angola. The... more
Microneedle Pill Could Be Used to Deliver Oral Doses of Insulin  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of researchers from the United States, Denmark and Sweden has pioneered... more
‘Cool’ Textile Automatically Regulates Amount of Heat that Passes through It  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Made from specially engineered infrared-sensitive yarn, which responds to changes in the temperature and... more
New Type of Magnet Discovered: Singlet-Based Magnet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
In conventional magnets, small magnetic constituents align with one another to create a strong magnetic field. By contrast, the newly-discovered type of... more
Sea Snakes Drink from Oceanic Freshwater Lenses, New Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Acquisition of freshwater is problematic for sea snakes living in oceanic environments that are distant from... more
Self-Propelling Micromotors Deliver Oral Vaccines  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of scientists at the University of California San Diego has developed oral antivirulence vaccines powered by self-propelling micromotors that target the mucus layer of... more
Hubble Spots New Dark Storm on Neptune, Giant Polar Cap on Uranus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Since its launch into orbit in 1990, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has helped astronomers to amass an album of outer planet images. Yearly... more
Mosquitoes Can Hear Sound over Surprisingly Long Distances  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) can use their antennae to detect sounds that are at least 32 feet (10 m)... more
Walnut Consumption May Lower Risk of Depression  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
In an epidemiological study using data on walnut consumption and depression from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a team... more
Scientists Discover Six New Species of Bristlenose Catfish  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Six new species of tentacle-nosed catfish have been discovered in the Amazon and Orinoco River basins. The new catfish are... more
New Species of Oviraptorid Dinosaur Unearthed: Gobiraptor minutus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new species of oviraptorosaur has been unearthed in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. Named Gobiraptor minutus, the new dinosaur... more
NASA Orbiter Spies China’s Chang’e-4 Lander  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently caught a view of China National Space Administration’s Chang’e-4 lander on the lunar surface. The Chang’e-4 lunar probe... more
Study: Honeybees Can Do Basic Arithmetic  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that honeybees (Apis mellifera), with a miniature brain, can be taught to recognize colors... more
Astronomers Catch Jet from Fledgling Star in Large Magellanic Cloud  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Deep within LHA 120-N 180B, an HII region located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, the Multi... more
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