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Using a technique called quasar microlensing, a team of astronomers at the University of Oklahoma has detected populations of free-floating planet-mass objects... more
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Using NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft, a team of planetary researchers have measured the speed and direction... more
New Eocene-Period Whale Unearthed in Egypt  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
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Gemini North Telescope Captures Stunning Galaxy Collision  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
Astronomers working at the NSF-supported Gemini Observatory have captured a new photo of interacting spiral galaxies NGC 5394 and NGC 5395, collectively... more
43,900-Year-Old Cave Painting Portrays Part-Human, Part-Animal Beings  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
Archaeologists excavating the limestone cave of Leang Bulu’ Sipong 4 on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi have discovered a painting that is... more
Hubble Team Releases New Photos of Interstellar Comet 2I/Borisov  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have captured two new images of 2I/Borisov, the first known interstellar... more
Annihilating Dark Matter May Lurk in Milky Way’s Center  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
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Chernobyl-Level Radiation Exposure Increases Bumblebees’ Appetite for Nectar  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
A team of researchers from the University of Stirling and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology in the UK has... more
Merging Pair of Dusty Star-Forming Galaxies Spotted 13 Billion Light-Years Away  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), an international team of astronomers has spotted... more
New Map Shows Near-Surface Water Ice on Mars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Using data from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and Mars Odyssey orbiter, a team of planetary researchers have crated a map... more
Water Vapor is Common in Atmospheres of Extrasolar Gas Giants, Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
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Plants Produce Ultrasonic Clicks under Stress  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
A team of biologists at Tel-Aviv University, Israel, has discovered that stressed plants emit sounds — similarly to many animals — using ultrasonic clicks... more
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Bennu is Active Asteroid, OSIRIS-REx Team Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
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X17 Particle Might Solve Mystery of Dark Matter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Professor Attila Krasznahorkay and his colleagues at ATOMKI (the Institute of Nuclear Research in Debrecen, Hungary) recently published a paper... more
Enceladus’ Tiger Stripes Finally Explained  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
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Athletes Have Quieter Brains, New Research Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
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Very Large Telescope Takes Close Look at Emission Nebula RCW 36  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Using the Focal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph (FORS) instrument on ESO’s Very Large... more
Single-Celled Microorganism Can Make Complex Decisions, Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
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TOI 813b: Saturn-Sized Exoplanet Found Orbiting Subgiant Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Citizen scientists from the Planet Hunters TESS (PHT) project have discovered a Saturn-sized planet orbiting around TOI 813, a bright... more
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New Cretaceous-Period Mammal Unveiled  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Paleontologists have discovered the remains of a previously unknown symmetrodont mammal that lived alongside dinosaurs in what is now China. The fossils provide a record of the final... more
Scientists Find Meteorite-Eating Microorganism  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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A new species of comma shrimp that lived during the mid-Cretaceous period, between 95 and 90 million years... more
Supermassive Black Hole Triggers Star Formation in Multiple Galaxies  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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A Neptune-like exoplanet orbits an Earth-sized white dwarf star called WD J091405.30+191412.25 (WD J0914 for short) once every 10 days, leaving a... more
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Paleontologists in Lebanon have discovered the extremely well-preserved fossilized remains of a previously unknown Cretaceous-period flying reptile. Pterosaurs were highly... more
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For more than six decades, observations of our Sun have shown that as magnetic waves leave its interior they grow in strength,... more
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