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Novel Anti-Inflammatory Molecule Isolated from Soil-Dwelling Bacterium  SCI-NEWS.COM · 11 hours
About three decades after scientists coined the term ‘hygiene hypothesis’ to suggest that increased exposure to microorganisms could benefit health, an international... more
Hyenas Once Lived above Arctic Circle  SCI-NEWS.COM · 17 hours
Paleontologists have found two fossilized teeth of extinct cursorial hyenas (genus Chasmaporthetes) in the remote Old Crow River region in northern Yukon Territory, Canada.... more
Neolithic Çatalhöyük Experienced Modern Urban Problems  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
An international team of researchers has found that the inhabitants of the Neolithic settlement Çatalhöyük (7100-5950 BCE) experienced overcrowding, infectious diseases, violence and environmental... more
Milky Way Collided with Dark-Matter Dominated Galaxy Less Than Billion Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
According to new research led by Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), the collision of the recently-discovered dwarf galaxy Antlia 2 with our Milky Way... more
Study: Children Often Misread Fear in Dogs, Making Bite More Likely  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
The benefits of growing up with a pet are well documented — these days... more
Cassini Team Delivers New Findings on Saturn’s Ring System  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Although NASA’s Cassini mission ended in 2017, science continues to flow from the data collected. In a series... more
Hubble Space Telescope Sees IC 10  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of the irregular galaxy IC 10. IC 10 is a member of the... more
Almond Genome Sequenced  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
The domesticated almond tree (Prunus amygdalus) has been feeding humans for millennia. Derivation from the wild, bitter, and toxic almond required loss of the cyanogenic diglucoside amygdalin. A team of... more
Study: Bottlenose Dolphins Form Friendships through Shared Interests  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
According to new research, published in the published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops... more
Is Consciousness a Fundamental Quality of the Universe?  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Scientists have long been trying to understand human consciousness — the subjective ‘stuff’ of thoughts and sensations inside our minds.... more
Giant Cambrian Trilobite Species Unearthed in Australia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Paleontologists have unearthed fossils of a giant trilobite species that inhabited Australian waters approximately 500 million years ago (Cambrian period). Trilobites are... more
Dwarf Starburst Galaxy Harbors Supermassive Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A starburst galaxy called ESO 495-21 is just 3,000 light-years across, but it harbors a black hole of about one million solar masses... more
Vitamin K Involved in Disablement Process in Older Age, Study Suggests  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Reduced levels of circulating vitamin K are linked to an increased risk of mobility... more
30,000-Year-Old Head of Pleistocene Wolf Found in Siberian Permafrost  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A perfectly preserved head of a large wolf has been unearthed from the melting permafrost in eastern Siberia.... more
Dark Monopoles: Theoretical Physicists Propose New Candidate for Dark Matter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Professor John Terning and Dr. Christopher Verhaaren from the University of California, Davis, have a new... more
Hubble Spots Sodium Chloride on Jupiter’s Moon Europa  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the yellow color visible on portions of the surface of... more
Scientists Sequence Spider Glue Genes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Researchers have published the first-ever complete sequences of two genes that allow spiders to produce glue, a modified version of silk that keeps a spider’s prey... more
Nitric Oxide-Scavenging Nanogel Could Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Nitric oxide (NO), a radical gas molecule produced by nitric oxide synthase, prevents high blood pressure and artery plaque build-up in the... more
Study: Pterosaurs Had Remarkable Ability to Fly from Birth  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Pterosaurs were winged flying reptiles that lived at the same time as dinosaurs, between 210 million and 65... more
Researchers Discover Two New Species of Shrewlike Rats in Philippines  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Two new species of shrewlike rats have been discovered living in the montane and mossy forests... more
Galaxy Zoo Volunteers Help Re-Tune ‘Hubble Tuning Fork’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Galaxies are important building blocks of the Universe. Some are simple, while others are very complex in structure. In 1927,... more
Physicists Developing Superconducting Quantum Refrigerator  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A research team led by University of Rochester physicists has conceived an idea for a superconducting quantum refrigerator, which would cool atoms to nearly absolute zero... more
Astronomers ‘Weigh’ NGC 4395’s Central Black Hole  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of astronomers has found that the central black hole of the nearby spiral galaxy NGC 4395 has a mass... more
Biologists Find Salamander-Eating Pitcher Plants in Canada  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of biologists from the Universities of Guelph and Toronto has discovered that a species of carnivorous plant called the northern... more
Dogs Mirror Stress Level of Their Owners, Study Suggests  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of scientists from Linköping University, Sweden, has examined how stress levels in dogs are influenced by... more
LOFAR Telescope Sees Ridge of Radio-Emitting Plasma between Two Merging Galaxy Clusters  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Astronomers using the Low-Frequency Array (LOFAR) telescope network have detected a vast ridge of radio emission connecting the merging galaxy clusters Abell 0399 and... more
Why Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has Transparent Teeth  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A species of dragonfish called Aristostomias scintillans is a voracious predator of the deep sea with an arsenal of tools to hunt prey. It... more
Hubble Looks at Explosive Spiral: NGC 4051  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced a spectacularly detailed image of a spiral galaxy called NGC 4051. NGC 4051 is an... more
DNA and Protein Studies Shake Up Sloth Family Tree  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Sloths once roamed the Americas, ranging from cat-sized animals that lived in trees all the way up to... more
Genetic Analysis Reveals Previously Unknown Group of Ancient Siberians  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Northeastern Siberia has been inhabited by humans for more than 40,000 years but its deep population history remains... more
New Herbivorous Dinosaur Species Identified in Australia: Fostoria dhimbangunmal  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new species of two-legged iguanodontian dinosaur has been identified from fossils discovered three decades ago in an... more
Markarian 1216: Isolated Galaxy Has Dark Matter-Rich Core  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Markarian 1216 (Mrk 1216 for short) is a compact elliptical galaxy about 316 million light-years away. New data from NASA’s... more
New Mineral Classification System Proposed  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
The modern mineral classification system, developed by the American geologist and mineralogist James Dwight Dana in the 1850s, categorizes more than 5,400 mineral species based on... more
Chandra Detects Huge Coronal Mass Ejection from HR 9024  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Coronal mass ejections (CMEs), often associated with solar flares, are the most powerful magnetic phenomena occurring on the... more
Exomoons Could Host Alien Life, Astrophysicist Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Exomoons — natural satellites of planets outside our Solar System — could offer another clue about the pool of alien worlds that... more
Why Giant Beavers Went Extinct 10,000 Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Giant beavers (members of the genus Castoroides) inhabited North America throughout the mid- to late Pleistocene. They went extinct along... more
Honeybees May Be Capable of Connecting Symbols to Numbers, Says New Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of scientists from RMIT University, Monash University and the University of Toulouse III has trained honeybees (Apis mellifera) to match a character... more
Researchers Find 2.6-Million-Year-Old Oldowan Tools in Ethiopia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists has unearthed a collection of 2.6-million-year-old systematically flaked stone tools at the site of Bokol Dora 1... more
Feathers Arose 80 Million Years before Birds, Scientists Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
According to a new review paper published in the journal Trends in Ecology & Evolution, feathers arose 250-230... more
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