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Fat Cells Can Sense Light, Animal Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 hours
Light exposure regulates how two kinds of fat cells (adipocytes) work together to produce the raw materials that all other... more
New Species of Carnivorous Dinosaur Unveiled: Allosaurus jimmadseni  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A new species of carnivorous theropod dinosaur has been identified from the fossilized remains discovered in the 1990s in northeastern... more
Newly-Identified Coronavirus 2019-nCoV: Here’s What You Need to Know  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
The current outbreak of viral pneumonia in Wuhan, a rapidly flourishing capital city of the Hubei province and... more
Hubble Space Telescope Spies NGC 7541  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced an outstanding image of the barred spiral galaxy NGC 7541. NGC 7541 resides approximately 103.7 million light-years... more
Scientists Find Cell-Free Mitochondria in Human Blood  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Mitochondria are considered as the power-generating units of the cell due to their key role in energy metabolism and intercellular communication. However,... more
Astrophysicists One Step Closer to Unlocking Mystery of Superluminous Supernovae  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
SN 2006gy, a superluminous supernova discovered in 2006, gained its exceptional brightness when a normal Type... more
715-Million-Year-Old Fungi Microfossils Found  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
An international team of researchers has found the microscopic fungal filaments and mycelium-like structures in dolomitic shale from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The microfossils are at least... more
Astronomers Find Huge Amount of Oxygen in Ancient Dwarf Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Using high-resolution spectroscopic observations from the High-Resolution Echelle Spectrometer (HIRES) on the 10-m Keck I telescope... more
Researchers Discover Bubbling CO2 Hotspot in Philippines  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Groundwater flow from land to sea could have important coastal impacts but it is usually unrecognized. Delicate reefs may be particularly sensitive... more
Geochemical Model Reveals Inner Complexity of Enceladus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Enceladus, an ocean-harboring moon of Saturn, erupts a plume that contains gases and frozen sea spray into space. By understanding the composition... more
New Research Tracks Evolution of Extinct Straight-Tusked Elephants  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Palaeoloxodon is an extinct genus of straight-tusked elephants that lived throughout Europe and Asia during the Pleistocene and Holocene. It... more
Borexino Detector Spots 53 Geoneutrinos  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
An underground particle detector called the Borexino detector has detected 53 antielectron neutrinos emanating from the Earth, so-called geoneutrinos. Neutrinos and their antimatter counterpart, antineutrinos, are... more
Marine Biologists Solve Mystery of How ‘Walking’ Sharks Split  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
An international team of marine biologists has found that members of the genus Hemiscyllium are the ‘youngest’ —... more
Astronomers Create Stunning 3D Visualization of Crab Nebula  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
In 1054 CE, Chinese sky watchers witnessed the sudden appearance of a ‘new star’ in the heavens, which they recorded... more
African Gray Parrots Help Partners Obtain Food Rewards  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
African gray parrots (Psittacus erithacus) voluntarily and spontaneously help familiar parrots to achieve a goal, without obvious immediate benefit to... more
Earth’s Oldest Known Meteorite Impact Structure Identified  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
The 70 km- (43.5-mile) diameter Yarrabubba impact structure in Western Australia is approximately 2.23 billion years old, according to new research led... more
Researchers May Have Solved Mystery of Akrotiri’s Monkey Frescoes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
The blue monkeys painted on the walls of Akrotiri on the Greek island of Santorini are among many... more
Astronomers Map Surroundings of Supermassive Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
As material spirals towards a black hole, it is heated up and emits X-rays that, in turn, echo and reverberate as they... more
Wandering Massive Black Holes Detected in Nearby Dwarf Galaxies  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Astronomers using NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory have observed... more
Entomologists Discover New Species of Many-Plumed Moth  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
A species of many-plumed moth believed to be new to science has been discovered in South Africa. Many-plumed moths, or the Alucitidae,... more
Researchers Discover New Colony of Magellanic Penguins  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WSC), the CADIC-CONICET and Argentina’s National Parks Administration has discovered a new colony... more
VLT Sees Newborn Stars in Emission Nebula Gum 26  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The European Southern Observatory (ESO) has released a stunning image snapped by the FOcal Reducer and low dispersion... more
Wolf Puppies Play Fetch Too, Researchers Find  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
In a series of experiments, a duo of researchers from the Department of Zoology at Stockholm University has observed eight-week-old wolf puppies... more
Fossils of Earliest Known Scorpion Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The exceptionally preserved fossils of the oldest species of scorpion ever found have been unearthed in Wisconsin, the United States. The newly-discovered ancient scorpion... more
New Species of Titi Monkey Discovered in Brazil  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of researchers has discovered a new species of titi monkey living in the forests of Brazil. Titi... more
Hubble Views Face-On Barred Spiral Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has imaged a beautiful spiral galaxy called NGC 1022. NGC 1022 was discovered by the German-born British astronomer William... more
New Feathered Dinosaur Species Identified in China  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Paleontologists in China have identified a new species of microraptorine dromaeosaur closely related to the famous dinosaur Velociraptor. The newly-discovered dinosaur lived... more
Physicists Observe ‘Billions of Billions’ of Entangled Electrons  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of physicists says they have observed quantum entanglement among ‘billions of billions’ of flowing electrons in thin... more
Astrophysicists are Taking Dark Matter’s Temperature  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astrophysicists have very little idea of what dark matter is and they have yet to detect a dark matter particle. But they do know... more
Neanderthals Dived into Mediterranean Sea for Clam Shells  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Shell fishing was a common activity of Neanderthals, according to new research led by University of Colorado, Boulder archaeologists. In... more
Researchers Sequence Genome of Elusive Giant Squid  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists has sequenced the genome of the giant squid (Architeuthis dux), the species which has inspired generations to tell... more
Study: Average Human Body Temperature in U.S. Has Decreased Since 1800s  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found that men born in... more
Proxima c: Possible Second Planet Found around Sun’s Nearest Neighbor  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of astronomers has detected a candidate super-Earth planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest... more
Sugar Changes Brain Chemistry, New Animal Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Foods high in sucrose, or table sugar, influence brain reward circuitry in ways similar to those observed when addictive drugs... more
Astronomers Trace Journey of Phosphorus from Stellar Nurseries to Solar System Comets  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
To understand how molecules containing phosphorus — one of life’s building blocks — are formed in star-forming regions, a team of astronomers has analyzed... more
Astronomers Discover Five New Planets around Nearby Red Dwarfs  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers have detected five new planets, eight planet candidates, and confirmed three previously reported planets, around nine nearby... more
Cassini Reveals Saturn’s Ultraviolet Auroras in Unprecedented Detail  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
At the end of its mission in 2017, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft performed a set of ‘Grand Finale’ orbits bringing it... more
Seabirds Spotted Using Tools for the First Time  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of researchers from the University of Oxford and the South Iceland Nature Research Centre has observed two... more
Two-Species Bacterial Colonies Form Intricate Flower-Like Patterns  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
In a series of experiments, a team of biologists at the University of California, San Diego studied the structure of growing colonies... more
Homo erectus Reached Java around 1.3 Million Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Homo erectus, a hominin species that originated in equatorial Africa or the Caucasus region of Eurasia, arrived on... more
New Study Sheds Light on Solar System’s Great Divide  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new study, published in the journal Nature Astronomy, suggests that our young Solar System’s protoplanetary disk was... more
550-Million-Year-Old Fossilized Guts Found  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Paleontologists from the University of Missouri have discovered the well-preserved digestive tracts in the fossils of microscopic animals called cloudinomorphs. The worm-like animals lived during the Ediacaran period,... more
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