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Researchers Find Odor Receptors on Human Tongue  SCI-NEWS.COM · 8 hours
Functional olfactory receptors — the sensors that detect odors in the nose — are also present in taste cells found on the... more
Physicists Turn Quantum Gas into Supersolid  SCI-NEWS.COM · 12 hours
Predicted five decades ago, supersolidity is an exotic phase of matter where superfluidity and crystalline order coexist. By combining theory and experiments, a team... more
NASA’s InSight Lander Detects Its First Marsquake  SCI-NEWS.COM · 13 hours
The SEIS (Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure) instrument on NASA’s InSight lander detected the faint seismic signal on April 6, 2019, the... more
Mediterranean Diet May Protect against Overeating and NAFLD  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
In a study on crab-eating macaques (Macaca fascicularis), a team of researchers at Wake Forest University found that the primates... more
Biologists Use Bacteria to Make Artificial Mother-of-Pearl  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
Natural materials such as tooth enamel, nacre (also known as mother-of-pearl), or bone attain their impressive mechanical properties from combining organic and... more
Coelacanth Reveals Secrets of Vertebrate Skull Evolution  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A new study into one of the world’s oldest types of fish, the coelacanth, illuminates for the first time the development of... more
Researchers Identify 104 High-Risk Genes for Schizophrenia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A research team led by Vanderbilt University scientists has identified a set of high-confidence risk genes for schizophrenia. The team’s results support... more
Scientists Reconstruct Face of Neolithic Dog  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
The face of a 4,000-year-old dog has been brought back to life by a team of researchers and forensic artists. In 1901, archaeologists found... more
Astronomers Find Second Galaxy with No Dark Matter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
In 2018, a team of astronomers from the United States and Canada discovered that an ultra-diffuse galaxy called NGC 1052-DF2... more
Astronomers Detect Giant Stellar Flare on Ultracool Dwarf Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
A team of astronomers from the United Kingdom and Germany has spotted a superflare coming from an L-dwarf... more
Vibrotactile Device Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis Symptoms in Pilot Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Application of a vibrotactile device to the cymba concha of the external ear improves disease symptoms in patients... more
Hubble Observes Globular Cluster Messier 75  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
NASA has released an absolutely beautiful photo taken by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope of the globular cluster Messier 75. Messier 75 lies in... more
Leonardo da Vinci was Ambidextrous, Researchers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Leonardo da Vinci was left-handed, but he wrote and painted with both hands, according to new research from the Opificio delle Pietre... more
Hubble Celebrates Its 29th Anniversary with Stunning View of Southern Crab Nebula  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
In celebration of the 29th anniversary of the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers captured this colorful look at the hourglass-shaped Southern... more
Carnivorous Mammal Larger than Polar Bear Once Roamed Kenya  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A gigantic meat-eating mammal has been discovered — after its jaw, portions of its skull, and parts of... more
Helium Hydride Ion Spotted in Space for First Time  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
When the Universe was still very young, only a few kinds of atoms existed. Astrophysicists believe that around... more
OSIRIS Team Releases Nearly 70,000 Images of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Between 2014 and 2016, the OSIRIS (Optical, Spectroscopic, and Infrared Remote Imaging System) camera onboard ESA’s Rosetta spacecraft... more
New Dinosaur Species Uncovered in Mongolia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Paleontologists in Mongolia have discovered a new species of hadrosauroid dinosaur that roamed what is now the Gobi Desert approximately 90 million years ago.... more
Mercury Has Solid Inner Core, Planetary Scientists Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Planetary researchers have long known that Earth and Mercury have metallic cores. Mercury’s core fills nearly 85% of the volume... more
Volcanic Eruptions Caused End-Permian Extinction, New Evidence Confirms  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of paleontologists from China and the United States has found high levels of mercury in the end-Permian... more
LADEE Detects Water Molecules from Meteoroid Strikes on Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Using data from NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE), a team of researchers has discovered that... more
Researchers Create 3D-Printed Heart Using Patient’s Own Cells  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of scientists at Tel Aviv University, Israel, has 3D-printed the first vascularized engineered heart using a human patient’s... more
Rhinos, Gomphotheres, Camels, Horses, Antelopes and Alligators Lived in Ancient ‘Texas Serengeti’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Dr. Steven May, a paleontology research associate at the University of Texas at Austin, has studied and identified an extensive collection of fossils from... more
HD 21749c: TESS Discovers Its First Earth-Sized Exoplanet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA’s Transiting Exoplanets Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-sized planet — HD 21749c. The newly-discovered planet orbits HD... more
34,000-Year-Old Figurative Cave Paintings Found in Croatia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of archaeologists from the United States and Europe has revealed the first example of Paleolithic figurative cave art found in... more
Scientists Find Cometary Fragment in Primitive Asteroidal Meteorite  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A cometary building block has been discovered inside the LaPaz Icefield (LAP) 02342, a carbonaceous chondrite meteorite found in Antarctica... more
Researchers Develop Snow-Based Energy Harvester  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of scientists from the United States, Canada, Egypt and Ireland has developed a snow-based triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) that creates electricity from falling snow.... more
Study: Human Brain Uses Short Rest Periods to Strengthen Memories  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
In a study published in the journal Current Biology, a team of researchers from the United... more
Smiling Can Make Us Feel Little Bit Happier, Review Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
According to a review of previous studies, published in the Psychological Bulletin, emotional facial expressions —... more
Hubble Space Telescope Sees Messier 62  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA has released a stunning image snapped by the agency’s Hubble Space Telescope of the globular cluster Messier 62. Messier 62, also known as... more
Paleontologists Find Exquisitely-Preserved Dinosaur Skin Traces  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Several footprints and exquisitely-preserved skin impressions made by a small theropod dinosaur approximately 120 million years ago (Aptian age of the Early Cretaceous epoch)... more
Two Independent Denisovan Lineages Contributed to Modern Papuan Genomes: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
According to a new study published in the journal Cell, modern Papuans carry hundreds of gene... more
Fossils of Silurian Sea Cucumber Found in UK  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of paleontologists has found the remains of an extinct sea cucumber in 430 million-year-old (Silurian period) fossil-rich... more
Homo luzonensis: New Species of Ancient Human Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An early human species with a unique mix of primitive (that is, Australopithecus-like) and derived (that is, Homo sapiens-like) morphological... more
Physicists Confirm Existence of Chain-Melted State of Matter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Until now, atoms in physical matter were understood to exist typically in one of three states — solid, liquid or... more
Event Horizon Telescope Captures First Image of Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) — a planet-scale array of eight ground-based radio telescopes (ALMA, APEX,... more
Study: Neanderthals, Woolly Mammoths Shared Genetic Traits  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Neanderthals and woolly mammoths (Mammuthus primigenius) co-existed in similar geographic and environmental European settings during the Middle and Upper Pleistocene epochs and... more
Ultra-Time-Efficient Exercise Lowers Blood Pressure, Boosts Brain Function  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A five-minute workout called Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST) lowers blood pressure in middle-aged to older adults; it also improves... more
Durum Wheat Genome Sequenced  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A multinational team of researchers has successfully sequenced and analyzed the genome of durum wheat (Triticum turgidum ssp. durum), a cereal grain mainly used for pasta production. Durum... more
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