NAIROBIDAILYNEWS.COM: Latest News 11:00 2019-06-12

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists

A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature. &...

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists

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Mysterious, gaping holes in Antarctic ice explained Enormous holes in the Antarctic winter ice pack have popped up sporadically since the 1970s, but the reason for their formation has been largely mysterious....
18:26 2019-06-13

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive drug for the condition linked to heart attack, demen...
18:00 2019-06-11

Scientists believe they have solved the mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines The mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines may have been solved by experts who think the drawings actually depict exotic birds to please the gods during ‘rain dances’. The huge carvings in the Andean desert were carved by an ancient Peruvian civilization 2,000 years ago and have baffled sci...
03:52 2019-06-21

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In rese......
02:00 2019-06-29

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy declares that the object, which puzzled researchers for...
01:13 2019-07-02

The Ron Barton mystery solved How could former ABA and professional champion, a 1950s sporting celebrity, Ron Barton just disappear? Kevin Batchelor found out The post The Ron Barton mystery solved appeared first on Boxing News....
02:13 2019-07-10

Voynich Manuscript Is Solved And This Time It’s Academic Claims of ‘cracking the code’ of the Voynich manuscript have lost their sheen somewhat over the last few years, with weak cases being presented from all and sundry. This attempt, described confidently in a research paper and presented in a press release by a UK university seems to have solid backing...
14:39 2019-05-21

The Bachelorette Mystery Solved! Who Did Hannah Brown Have Sex With In the Windmill? Ladies and gentlemen, it was Peter. Peter the Pilot. Pilot Pete. And now maybe forever known as Windmill Pete. Tonight's fantasy suite episode of The Bachelorette finally revealed......
07:00 2019-07-16

Samsung has solved Galaxy Fold issues, according to report A Korean website says the controversial bendable $1,980 phone from Samsung will soon see the light of day, and be released within the month.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

India minister says confident Jet Airways' problems will be solved India's new civil aviation minister said on Friday he is confident that problems at grounded Jet Airways Ltd will be solved, in the government's first comments on the debt-laden carrier since it was reelected last month....
11:26 2019-06-14

Yazılıkaya: A 3000-year-old Hittite mystery may finally be solved A 3200-year-old sanctuary once described as the Sistine Chapel of Hittite religious art could have acted as a calendar that was centuries ahead of its time...
19:52 2019-06-19

Malaria won’t be solved by feeding mosquitos sugar, researchers conclude The teasing temptation of a sugary treat can often get the better of us. But don’t worry, we’re not the only ones. The saccharine substance that our sweet tooth finds so hard to resist is also powerfully seductive to mosquitoes. And according to new research, in helping to keep the pests away from o...
13:00 2019-06-22

Rubik's Cube solved by deep learning algorithm in fraction of a second Artificial intelligence, which may at some point automate your job and can already defeat professionals in six-player poker, is now able to solve Rubik's Cube faster than any human....
23:52 2019-07-16

Mystery of Chedworth's 1,800-year-old Roman glass shard solved Find sheds fresh light on wealth and influence of ex-inhabitants of National Trust propertyA fragment from a Roman bottle so exceptionally rare that it has taken glass experts from around the world two years to conclusively identify it has been discovered thousands of miles from where it was made.Th...
10:52 2019-07-22

UK PM candidate Johnson: Irish border can be solved during implementation period Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to be Britain's next prime minister, said on Tuesday the issue of what to do with the Irish border after Brexit could be solved during the implementation period with the European Union....
23:52 2019-06-18

Rebellion says engine problems solved ahead of Le Mans 24 Hours The Rebellion LMP1 squad and engine supplier Gibson are confident there will be no repeat of the failures that struck in qualifying on Thursday during the Le Mans 24 Hours...
11:00 2019-06-15

Irish Brexit border issue cannot be solved by tech alone: former UK official There is no technology solution that alone can solve the issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic in a no-deal Brexit scenario, the British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations said on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-07-03

Name-dropping John Crudele solved letter writer’s estate problem Dear John: I have an issue with Kings County Surrogate’s Court. In order to obtain unclaimed funds for my father, I need Letters of Voluntary Administration for his aunt’s estate. I took my father to Kings County court, filled out the information on computer, and then sent the notarized packet in. I...
17:13 2019-07-14

Shark Bite Mystery Solved 25 Years Later Thanks to Tooth Tweezed From Foot A Florida man’s long shark bite saga is finally over. Thanks to scientists at the Florida Museum of Natural History, Jeff Weakley was able to find out the identity of the creature whose tooth was lodged in his body for over two decades: a blacktip shark.Read more......
19:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Irish Brexit border issue cannot be solved by tech alone- former UK official There is no technology solution that alone can solve the issue of the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic in a no-deal Brexit scenario, the British official who was in charge of Brexit border preparations said on Wednesday....
12:13 2019-07-03

From bleak to bustling: how one French town solved its high street crisis Mulhouse has turned around its image and now boasts more shops opening than closing, thanks to smart planning, investment and community effortsOn a lane in what was once considered eastern France’s grimmest town, a street artist is up a ladder finishing a mural, the independent bookshop has a queue ...
15:26 2019-05-21

A smartphone with two punch holes could be on the way Why settle for one punch hole?The notch is almost a couple of years old now and, in the world of smartphones, that means it’s becoming a dated design feature. Companies such as Samsung have recognized this and late last year introduced the newer punch hole layout. But it seems as though ZTE isn’t co...
02:52 2019-06-05

Two days, two holes-in-one for 75-year-old amateur golfer Amateur golfer Jim Baker, 75, from Reno, Nevana, made a hole-in-one two consecutive days this month at Somersett Country Club.        ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Archeological Mystery Solved with Modern Genetics: Y Chromosomes Reveal Population Boom and Bust in Ancient Japan The current thinking on the origins of the Japanese population holds that the original inhabitants, the Jomon people, were met about 2,500 years ago by a separate group coming mainly from the Korean Peninsula, the Yayoi people. However, the archaeological evidence used to reach this conclusion is in...
00:00 2019-06-21

Nicklaus, Spieth detail top holes at Pebble Beach Jack Nicklaus and Jordan Spieth detail their favorite holes at Pebble Beach. Nicklaus thinks highly of the Carmel Bay-side stretch from holes 4 through 10. Spieth favors No. 7 in particular. (June 13)       ...
21:52 2019-06-13

Astronomers just spotted two supermassive black holes on a collision course There’s really nothing in the universe that can compare to the awesome power of a supermassive black hole. Well, almost nothing. In a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, researchers describe the discovery of not one, but two supermassive black holes located far from Earth, and th...
22:26 2019-07-10

X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat. They've gauged the spins of five supermassive black holes through a combination of data from the Chandra......
07:13 2019-07-08

Kaymer leads Scott by two shots after 54 holes at Memorial Former world number one Martin Kaymer surged into a two-stroke lead over Adam Scott after the third round at the Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Saturday....
01:26 2019-06-02

Astronomers discover two supermassive black holes on a collision course There’s really nothing in the universe that can compare to the awesome power of a supermassive black hole. Well, almost nothing. In a new paper published in the Astrophysical Journal, researchers describe the discovery of not one, but two supermassive black holes located far from Earth, and they’re ...
01:52 2019-07-12

Black holes and lasers could let us cheat at interstellar travel Firing a laser at a pair of black holes can produce more energy than you start with, letting you travel the galaxy without needing a large amount of fuel...
14:33 2019-05-21

High Life’s sex and black holes sci-fi intrigues without satisfying High Life, a sci-fi tale of black holes, redemption and sex, intrigues while leaving big questions unanswered – like who does the disembodied hand belong to?...
17:26 2019-05-22

10 plot holes and inconsistencies you might have missed on 'Parks and Recreation' Colleen Hayes/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images The comedy "Parks and Recreation" aired on NBC from 2009 until 2015. The mockumentary-style show documented the everyday lives of the employees working at the Parks and Recreation department in Pawnee, Indiana. While highly praised by critics, "Pa...
21:52 2019-06-11

The Secret To The World's Lightest Gaming Mouse Is Lots Of Holes In order to create what it calls “the world’s lightest gaming mouse,” the engineers at peripheral maker Glorious PC Gaming Race took a mouse and put holes all in it. The result is the Model O, a very good gaming mouse that weighs only 67 grams and may trigger trypophobia....
18:00 2019-07-03

Manholes or maintenance holes? The city rejecting gendered language The city council in Berkeley, California, is removing terms like ‘maiden’ and ‘manpower’ from its municipal code“Mankind”, “manmade”, “he” as a generic pronoun: English words may not be designated masculine or feminine, but the language still bears the mark of patriarchy. With a bit of care, however...
10:52 2019-07-19

Yewande reveals fear of holes on Love Island – so what is trypophobia? WHAT is trypophobia? Love Island star Yewande recently revealed her fear of holes on the ITV2 series. Here's all you need to know about the quirky phobia....
14:00 2019-06-12

Russia launches X-ray telescope to find 'millions' of black holes Russia is back in the business of space observation after losing control of a radio telescope a the start of 2019. The country has successfully launched Spektr-RG, an X-ray telescope co-developed with Germany's help. The vessel will take 100 days t......
07:13 2019-07-14

Golf: Wiesberger two shots clear after 54 holes at Scottish Open Resurgent Bernd Wiesberger set his sights on a sixth European Tour title when he took a two-shot lead over South African Erik van Rooyen after the third round of the Scottish Open on Saturday....
03:26 2019-07-14

Factbox: Courts poke holes in Trump’s stonewall of Congress A bitter legal battle over the power of the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump is expected to widen in coming days following decisions by two federal court judges against Trump....
13:00 2019-05-28

9/11 first responder: Senators who blocked vote on victims fund are ‘a–holes’ John Feal, a first responder who’s been fighting for passage of the 9/11 compensation fund bill in Congress, said senators who held up the legislation in the upper chamber are “a–holes.” GOP Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah stepped forward Wednesday with last-...
19:39 2019-07-18

Massive Holes Open Up Suddenly On Road, Swallow Several Trucks. See Pics Authorities in Florida said multiple trucks were swallowed up by a pair of holes that opened up near the Orlando International Airport early on Wednesday....
13:26 2019-07-04

Dominican Republic cops say case of brutal attack on tourist has holes Dominican Republic police investigating the alleged brutal attack on a Delaware woman while she was vacationing at a Punta Cana resort said there are holes in the case. “There is a lot of conjecture about the case, a lot of information that doesn’t match some of the statements,” Do...
18:52 2019-06-03

2020 Democrat hopeful Rep. Tim Ryan pokes holes into 'Medicare for All' plan Quite a few Democrats vying for their party's 2020 presidential nomination are latching on to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders' Medicare for All plan, but at least one is pumping the brakes and pointing out the policy's flaws....
20:39 2019-06-30

Voracious black holes could feed alien life on rogue worlds Black holes are engines of destruction on a cosmic scale, but they may also be the bringers of life. New research on supermassive black holes suggests that the radiation they emit during feeding frenzies can create biomolecular building blocks and even power photosynthesis....
15:13 2019-06-21

Study explains how supermassive black holes first appeared in the early universe Scientists have developed a new model for the formation and growth of supermassive black holes that could explain their appearance in the early universe....
23:39 2019-06-28

The Open 2019 live stream: how to watch the last few holes of golf online from anywhere Shane Lowry may have one hand on the Claret Jug, but it's still going to take some nerve and skill to get around the gusty last few holes at Royal Portrush to win the 148th Open Championship. You can discover whether he can close it out with a 2019 Open live stream.The players are continuing th...
20:26 2019-07-21

Woods hits career low with putting woes on consecutive holes in Mexico "Tiger Woods has won more major championships than anyone other than Jack Nicklaus but his putting went badly awry during the third round of the WGC-Mexico Championship on Saturday."...
19:26 2019-05-21

US Tourist Eyeing $2 Million Compensation, "Holes" In Assault Claim: Cops The attack in the Dominican Republic that a Delaware woman described was brutal: Being strangled and beaten. Getting dragged down concrete stairs. Wondering if she was going to die....
04:52 2019-06-07

Don't Miss: social media violence, lowdown on AI, scary black holes Watch a town descend into chaos after a social media hack, learn how much we really know about AI, explore science-art links – and peer inside black holes...
17:39 2019-05-21

With a Roster Full of Holes, the Jets Tried to Place Their Draft Bets Wisely Quinnen Williams could be a big win as a first-round choice. The team’s other five draft picks offer potential for reward — along with plenty of risk....
21:26 2019-05-21

Sonic black holes produce “Hawking radiation,” may confirm famous theory Enlarge / Simulated view of a black hole in front of the Large Magellanic Cloud. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Alain r) Israeli physicists think they have confirmed one of the late Stephen Hawking's most famous predictions by creating the sonic equivalent of a black hole out of an exotic superfluid o...
21:13 2019-05-30

Oppo and Xiaomi tease ‘under-display’ selfie cameras with no notches or punch-holes In what can only be descibed as yet another "battle of the firsts," Oppo and Xiaomi teased 'under-display' selfie cameras with no notches or punch-holes.Read More...
12:39 2019-06-03

Tires that patch their own holes? 2020 Ford Explorer represents upcoming trend 2020 Ford Explorer's tires will fix themselves and last longer than run-flat. Expect more vehicles to have self-sealing tires.        ...
16:39 2019-06-29

From 'manholes' to 'maintenance holes': Berkeley votes to replace gender-specific words Associated Press Berkeley City Council members unanimously voted this week to replace gender-specific words in the city code with gender-neutral terms. The San Francisco Bay Area city is known for its long history of progressive politics and "first of" ordinances. City Council member Rigel Robinson...
09:26 2019-07-19

The hunt for mysterious Planet 9 Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system....
15:13 2019-06-21

Mysterious "attack" on four ships, says UAE Four ships were targeted on Sunday near the strategic Emirati port of Fujairah, in what the UAE described as a "sabotage attack." One was flying a UAE flag, and another the Norwegian flag. The other two were tankers owned by Saudi Arabia, which described the incident as a threat to the security of g...
14:39 2019-05-21

Google has a mysterious new "media device" on the way Google has an as-yet-unidentified "media device" on the way, according to a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the US – but what exactly it is or what it'll do remains something of a mystery.What we do know is it's been given the model number H2B, and as Droi...
12:13 2019-06-01

The mysterious world of British food British food isn't bad. It's just misunderstood. It's high time we reevaluate our assumptions with 20 classic dishes -- from Yorkshire pudding to jellied eels....
15:26 2019-06-12

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Earth — and its powerful gravitational pull. But Plan...
10:52 2019-06-22

What are those mysterious flashes on the moon? One astronomer wants to find out Meteor impacts? Sparkling moon dust? The astronauts' golf clubs? Whatever they are, random, weird flashes of light on the moon have puzzled astronomers for years.        ...
23:13 2019-06-03

Mysterious white light spotted on Mars NASA has released a photo taken by its Curiosity rover that shows a mysterious, unexplained white light on Mars. The black-and-white raw image was taken by the rover’s right “navcam” (which acts as sort of an eye) on June 16, 2019, or Sol 2438, and transmitted back to Earth. The na...
19:00 2019-06-27

Karl the Fog: San Francisco's mysterious resident – in pictures Most instagram accounts rely on blue skies and sunshine, but Karl the Fog has amassed more than 200,000 followers with selfies depicting the grey mist that descends over the Bay city. Karl’s first book is published 11 June by Chronicle Books Continue reading......
11:00 2019-06-10

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
21:39 2019-06-04

Mysterious Nazca Lines reveal their secrets Scientists are shedding new light on the mysterious Nazca Lines etched in the desert of southern Peru, revealing what some of the drawings actually depict....
06:13 2019-06-21

Enochian: The Mysterious Lost Language of Angels Enochian is a mysterious language that 16th century occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley recorded in their private journals. They claimed this ‘celestial speech’ allowed magicians and occultists to communicate with angelic realms.  In the year 1581, occultists John Dee and Edward Kelley, claimed to...
23:52 2019-06-08

El Tajín, The Lost City of a Mysterious People In recent decades many lost cities have been uncovered by archaeologists or explorers. One of the most mysterious is the ancient city of El Tajín in the state of Veracruz, Mexico.  ...
02:52 2019-06-24

Mysterious orange fireball streaks across the Florida sky Conspiracy theorists took to social media in a flurry of excitement Wednesday after a mysterious flying object resembling an orange fireball streaked across the Florida sky....
17:52 2019-07-04

Mysterious carnivorous dinosaur likely walked on a single toe Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million-years-ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic: it balanced its weight on a single toe....
00:39 2019-07-09

HP rolls out mysterious new antivirus on business laptops HP Inc is partnering with Israeli-based security company Deep Instinct to roll out its Sure Sense platform on selected new EliteBook and ZBook business laptops.Sure Sense uses Deep Instinct’s AI-based, zero-time threat prevention engine to detect and block malware to a reportedly high level, ...
13:52 2019-05-28

Police question man over mysterious death of German politician CDU’s Walter Lübcke was found with a gunshot wound to his head on the terrace of his homeDetectives have questioned a man in connection with the mysterious death of the German politician Walter Lübcke.Lübcke, a district president in the central German state of Hesse for Angela Merkel’s Christian Dem...
17:01 2019-06-09

Nintendo trademarks a mysterious new feature that may be related to the Switch Nintendo Switch-related leaks have been coming fast and furious these days, as the beloved gaming giant preps a smaller, more affordable version of the console launching later this year as the Nintendo Switch Lite. You can check out our report on the Switch Lite here, but it now seems Nintendo has s...
04:13 2019-07-17

Mysterious Worlds: Travels to the Faerie and Shamanic Realms There are many accounts of a land of immortality and eternal youth in world myths and legends, as well as shamanic and indigenous spiritual traditions. Mysterious Worlds Writing in his recent work, Sky Shamans of Mongolia, Kevin Turner tells us that the three worlds or realms of the Mongolian Darkha...
14:39 2019-05-21

The Fall of a Civilization: The Mysterious Collapse of the Mycenaean Bronze Age The Aegean Bronze Age is predominately known as the period in which the battle-hardened Mycenaeans conquered the simple sea-trading Minoans and rose to become one of the most powerful trading powers in the Eastern Mediterranean. While the Minoans have long been presumed to be a peaceful race due to ...
20:52 2019-07-18

Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints found at ancient site Mysterious 3,000-year-old fingerprints have been found in bricks at an archaeological site in the United Arab Emirates. The fingerprints were found at the Hili 2 site in Abu Dhabi, which is part of the Al Ain UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a Facebook post, Abu Dhabi’s Department of Culture and Touri...
20:39 2019-06-04

The Mysterious 'Brain Fever' That's Killing Children In Bihar More than 110 children, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted Bihar for more than two decades....
18:26 2019-06-19

It's Sex Therapists and Mysterious Phone Calls on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? Impasses, sex therapists and canceled trip--oh my! The couples on 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? were all over the place in episode six of the hit TLC reality series. ......
04:52 2019-06-03

Mysterious Explosion That Left 33-Foot Crater In Field May Have Been... A 33-foot wide, 13-foot gouge into the earth that began in the 1940s with an Allied sortie and ended Sunday morning in a massive blast in a barley field in central Germany....
18:39 2019-06-27

Women fight to solve mysterious murders in Venezuela More than 8,200 people died in extrajudicial killings in Venezuela between 2015 and 2017, estimates Amnesty International. And the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has accused state-aligned groups of targeting Venezuelan civilians for murder and kidnapping for years....
18:52 2019-05-21

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who died after returning home from a birthday celebration. Errol Crown, 57, who spent most of his life in the US, was found dead around 6:30 a.m. Saturday beh...
01:52 2019-07-03

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
01:00 2019-07-18

This mysterious CIA sculpture has stumped code breakers for 30 years A sculpture and tricky cipher on the grounds of the CIA headquarters in Va. remains unsolved after 30 years, but the artist to give hints this year.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

NASA finds water on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the government space agency have made a startling discovery about “the farthest world ever explored”: There are both water and &...
23:52 2019-05-21

Mysterious ozone-destroying pollution has been traced to China Last year, a report surfaced that suggested someone, somewhere was producing a huge amount of an ozone-destroying chemical which had already been banned worldwide way back in 2010. Scientists knew it was being pumped into the air, but they didn’t know where it was coming from or who was doing ...
06:39 2019-05-23

Nan Madol: The Mysterious Ancient Coral Reef City Nan Madol is the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef.  It is comprised of a set of almost 100 stone and coral filled platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an outer seawall. Nan Madol includes the remains of stone palaces, temples, tombs and residen...
00:13 2019-05-24

Mysterious X-37B military space plane caught on camera Skywatcher and satellite tracker Ralf Vandebergh of the Netherlands recently caught a rare glimpse of the U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane ....
00:39 2019-07-09

Reef halo riddle: What's behind the mysterious rings around coral? We long assumed that circles of bare sand around coral reefs are caused by fish nibbling away seaweed. But a 10-year investigation has found the truth is far murkier...
18:00 2019-05-21

The mysterious new scene from the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ re-release just leaked We’re in the endgame of Avengers: Endgame beating Avatar at the box office — well, beating it again since the movie already did it once. That prompted Marvel to re-release Avengers 4, adding six minutes of extra content to the epic movie, as well as a special gift for fans paying to see ...
20:26 2019-06-28

Even More Black Widow Set Pictures Tease a Mysterious Villain The casting rumors for The Eternals just keeps getting more intriguing. Legends of Tomorrow’s next season is bringing in some tots. Noah Hawley says his Doctor Doom movie is still on the table. Plus, what’s to come on Krypton, a viral new teaser for Stranger Things’ return, and new teases from Spide...
19:26 2019-06-27

New Mars crater exposes mysterious darker material The Red Planet was hit by an asteroid sometime within the past three years and the resulting crater has exposed a "darker material" underneath Mars' reddish dust that is currently perplexing scientists....
16:52 2019-06-17

3,400 Year-old Palace From a Mysterious Civilization Revealed by Drought Archaeologists are hailing, as very important, the dramatic discovery of a Bronze Age Palace. It was revealed as the waters of a reservoir fell because of a severe drought in Iraq.  ...
03:26 2019-06-29

The mysterious SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion is still being investigated SpaceX has been on a real hot streak as of late, with many successful missions and firsts, like the successful docking of its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. A small speed bump in that otherwise smooth road came in late April when a test of the Crew Dragon resulted in an expl...
22:00 2019-05-29

US government is working on mysterious malware detection project A malware infection can cripple organizations as well as governments which is why the US Navy's Center for High Assurance Computer Systems (CHACS) is currently working on a new mysterious malware detection project.CHACS is branch of the Information Technology Division at the Naval Research Labo...
22:00 2019-06-27

A mysterious sickness has killed nearly 100 children in India. Could litchi fruit be the cause? Doctors describe the illness as Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, or AES, which is characterized by the rapid onset of fever combined with disorientation and seizures....
17:13 2019-06-17

Mysterious Megalithic Monument Found at Carrowmore is Unlike Anything Seen in Ireland In Ireland, archaeologists have found a remarkable monument in the heart of the extensive Stone Age complex of Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery in Sligo.  ...
16:00 2019-06-15

Deaths in Dominican Republic could be ‘mysterious.’ But so far, all signs point to ‘normal.’ For weeks, headlines have chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a suspicious trend?...
03:39 2019-06-21

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
20:39 2019-06-05

Couple dies of mysterious illness during vacation in Fiji, family says "They knew something was going on in their body and were able to get to the hospital," a relative said of David and Michelle Paul of Fort Worth.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Deaths in Dominican Republic may be a ‘mysterious’ trend. For now it looks like a media invention. For weeks, media outlets across the country have painstakingly chronicled the horrifying stories of Americans who have fallen ill or died on this Caribbean island. But is there really a trend?...
17:52 2019-06-20

Mysterious Orange Bird Just a Regular Gull Covered in Curry or Something In an incident that an animal welfare organization in Britain described as the “strangest casualty circumstances” it’s seen in some time, a bizarre-looking orange bird that was brought to its hospital for treatment turned out to be herring gull that had somehow wound up covered in either curry or tu...
17:13 2019-07-08

Mysterious illness that paralyzes healthy kids prompts plea from CDC Enlarge / 13-year-old boy recovering in a Denver hospital from a suspected case of human enterovirus 68 during a 2014 outbreak. (credit: Getty | Cyrus McCrimmon) After a record number of cases in 2018 of a rare, puzzling illness that causes paralysis in otherwise healthy kids, officials at the Ce...
01:00 2019-07-11

Mysterious lizard found inside 125-million-year-old dinosaur Researchers have found the fossilized remains of a new species of lizard inside the stomach of a small flying dinosaur known as a microraptor. Known as Indrasaurus wangi (after an ancient Hindu legend), the lizard was found almost entirely complete, SWNS reports. The lizard was swallowed whole, head...
04:39 2019-07-13

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious wealth could be explained by a ponzi scheme The mystery source of Jeffrey Epstein’s wealth could be buried in a 1980s fraud case resurfacing as the billionaire financier faces a slew of sex-trafficking charges. For years, Epstein’s old boss, and former owner of The New York Post, Steven Hoffenberg, has claimed that Epstein was his...
17:01 2019-07-13

Legendary Black Knights: Mysterious Medieval Entities of Neutrality Black Knights began to appear in history during the Middle Ages. Since the 13th century, a series of legends mentioning the mysterious Black Knights emerged. Although the Black Knights were said to have carried out good deeds and fought to protect cities from unjust rulers and other threats, texts r...
22:00 2019-07-13

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
16:26 2019-05-22

The Mysterious Energy Drink Sponsoring America’s F1 Team Tastes Like Ass A while back, Jalopnik’s own Alanis King and Elizabeth Blackstock looked in to Formula One’s strangest sponsor, Rich Energy. If you’re baffled as to how a come-out-of-nowhere energy drink that’s difficult to find (at best) can sponsor an F1 team, you’re not alone. Amid the facts and figures in that ...
20:13 2019-05-21

New details revealed about Aaron Paul’s mysterious ‘Westworld’ character Westworld fans have been pretty stoked about the return of the hit sci-fi HBO series for a while now, but particularly since the first Season 3 trailer dropped earlier this year and fans were introduced to the fact that Aaron Paul would be playing some sort of mysterious character. In a new intervie...
16:52 2019-07-18

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
15:39 2019-05-21

3rd mysterious deep-space flash traced to host galaxy Astronomers just pinpointed the source galaxy of another fast radio burst (FRB), suggesting that these brief and bizarre cosmic blasts may not remain mysterious for much longer....
13:13 2019-07-04

Mysterious ‘untouched’ In-N-Out burger found lying on Queens street This isn’t a nothingburger. A New York man found a pristine In-N-Out double double sitting untouched on a Queens block — and told The Post on Sunday that he’s in “shock” over the case of mystery meat. “It genuinely shook me to my core,” Lincoln Boehm, 31, sa...
10:13 2019-07-22

Explainer: Mysterious 'brain fever' killing children in India More than 110 children in India, most from poor rural families, have died this month from encephalitis, a type of brain disease that has afflicted the eastern state of Bihar for more than two decades....
20:13 2019-06-20

Curiosity rover spots mysterious light flash on Mars A new image from NASA's Curiosity Rover shows a strange glowing light above the Red Planet's surface.       ...
20:26 2019-06-20

Germany probes mysterious death of Merkel party politician BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany are investigating the death of a politician from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party who was reportedly found with a gunshot wound to the head. Police in the central state of Hessen plan to hold a news conference later Monday about the death of Walter Luebcke,...
16:52 2019-06-03

Americans are cancelling trips to Dominican Republic following mysterious deaths After a string of mysterious deaths and illnesses, US tourists are rethinking plans to visit the Dominican Republic. More than 2 million Americans visit the Caribbean nation annually, but nine US tourists have died there in the last year....
15:52 2019-06-22

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, the most since 2000. This has alarmed experts. In an average year, about 35 whales wash up in the US. Scientists in the US announced they will investigate the unusually ...
05:39 2019-06-02

Iraq's drought unveils 3,400-year-old palace of mysterious empire Receding wasters in the Mosul Dam reservoir have unveiled "one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the region." Researchers said the Mittani Empire is one of the least understood ancient civilizations....
04:39 2019-06-28

No, someone hasn’t cracked the code of the mysterious Voynich manuscript [Updated] Enlarge / Composed circa 1420, the 240-page Voynich manuscript is considered by scholars to be the most interesting and mysterious document ever found. (credit: Photo12/UIG/Getty Images) [Update May 17, 2019: The University of Bristol released a statement today retracting its press release claimi...
14:33 2019-05-21

Hubble Space Telescope Finds Mysterious Black Hole Disc Using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered a disc very close to a starving black hole - something that should not be there - based on current astronomical theories....
20:00 2019-07-12

Mysterious signals from space traced to galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away This is the first time ever that scientists have been able to find the exact location of a non-repeating fast radio burst (FRB) and it's a step closer to finding out what produces them....
18:13 2019-06-28

CDC presses doctors for help in solving mysterious illness causing paralysis in children "Federal health officials are urging doctors to quickly report any cases of a mysterious, polio-like illness that primarily hits children in an effort to understand the sickness before the next outbreak....
20:52 2019-07-09

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Gets Even More Intriguing Thanks to Mysterious Kyber Crystals Kyber crystals don’t only make up the heart of a Jedi’s lightsaber, now they’re the focus of one of the best mysteries in Disneyland’s Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.Read more......
00:52 2019-06-20

The Phoenicians: Mysterious Merchant Mariners Whose Inventions Impacted the World Forever The Phoenicians were an ancient people who once ruled the Mediterranean. Despite little being known about them as very few of their inscriptions have survived, their legacy has had an enormous impact on the world, which is still felt today. ...
19:13 2019-06-10

Mysterious 'Earthquake mountain' swallowed up by ocean, NASA images show Zalzala Koh may be out of sight for now, but that does not mean it is completely gone. In 2019, hints of the island persist in Landsat imagery. As recently as June 2019, Landsat observed trails of sediment circulating around the submerged base. The series of images above shows the island in April an...
21:26 2019-07-05

Russian seamen who died in mysterious navy submarine accident are buried The 14 Russian seamen who died in a fire on one of the navy's research submersibles earlier this week were laid to rest in St. Petersburg on Saturday....
14:39 2019-07-06

NASA finds water, 'organic molecules' on mysterious Ultima Thule Since first encountering the mysterious Ultima Thule, "the farthest world ever explored," earlier this year, NASA has made several discoveries about the ancient space object. Now, researchers from the space agency have made a startling discovery – the presence of water and "organic molecules" on its...
15:26 2019-05-21

Senate Intelligence Committee summons mysterious British security consultant Senate investigators have added yet another name to the constantly evolving cast of characters in the Russia investigation.On April 5, just 2 weeks after Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report on Russia’s election interference, the Senate Intelligence Committee sent a letter to a ...
23:26 2019-06-05

Watch: Mysterious White Foam Comes Out Of Manholes, Covers Entire Road Residents were left stunned when white foam emerged from three manholes in the Chinese city of Xi'an on Tuesday afternoon, covering 200 meters of the road....
11:13 2019-05-24

Leaker says a mysterious new Samsung phone will be even more exciting than the Galaxy Fold and Note 10 After teasing that smartphone design will see some sort of breakthrough in the second half of the year, and after telling us the Galaxy Note 10 will not be a Galaxy S10 lookalike, the world’s top Samsung insider is back with a new cryptic message. He says the most “creative” new Sa...
16:00 2019-05-21

Deputy’s Son Arrested in Mysterious, Year-Old Death of D.J. Broadus but Not Charged With Murder Twenty-one minutes after D.J. Broadus was shot in the back of the head at the remote Florida home of a well-connected Florida law enforcement family, investigators knew who shot him. The person allegedly responsible for Broadus’ death admitted it ... on tape. He was even taken into police custody. T...
01:26 2019-05-22

Mysterious illness that killed a Texas couple in Fiji remains unknown The bizarre illness that claimed the lives of two U.S. residents on vacation in Fiji remains unknown, but new details reveal some of the symptoms they were experiencing before rushing to a doctor and ultimately dying. Michelle and David Paul, who had only been in Fiji for a couple of days before fal...
06:13 2019-06-08

Lost Artifacts of the Great Pyramid: The Mysterious Case of the Dixon Relics There is a certain perception of the Great Pyramid as an utterly void arrangement of empty halls and chambers, strangely bereft of artifacts and inscriptions that might offer clues to its construction.  ...
00:39 2019-05-31

The Mysterious Ingenue and Siren Who Wowed 19th-Century Readers With Her Verse “L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated ‘Female Byron,’” by Lucasta Miller, analyzes the work and career of the now obscure poet....
19:39 2019-05-24

Man dies of mysterious head injury following Dave Matthews Band concert Darcy Smith left her souvenir T-shirt behind at a Dave Matthews Band concert near St. Louis last week and her husband Jasen went back to their seats to retrieve it. The next time she saw him he was unconscious and being treated by paramedics. He was bleeding from one of his ears. The father of 10-ye...
13:00 2019-05-23

Mysterious Cosmic Radio Burst Detected in a Completely Unexpected Region of Space For years, astronomers have struggled to understand the source of fast radio bursts, powerful split-second pulses of energy that originate far outside our galaxy. In an astonishing technical feat, astronomers have finally managed to pinpoint the galactic origin of a one-off FRB—but its unexpected lo...
21:26 2019-06-27

Pompeo and Kushner head to Bilderberg Meeting, a mysterious gathering of the global elite The involvement of key Trump administration members may spark criticism from those who view the meetings as nefarious gatherings of the global elite....
19:00 2019-05-30

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
19:13 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein’s private Caribbean island had mysterious safe, former employee claims An employee who reportedly once worked at Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded Caribbean island claims the wealthy financier – who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls – kept a mysterious safe there inside its main residence....
18:00 2019-07-12

MH370 had 'mysterious' 200-pound load added to flight list after takeoff: report Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a "mysterious" addition to the flight list after takeoff, according to an engineer whose wife and two children were aboard the ill-fated aircraft when it disappeared in 2014....
23:52 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
04:00 2019-07-17

4,000-Year-Old Burial Revealed on Welsh Island Linked to Mysterious Druid Sorcerers Excavations are underway on the 4,000-year-old Bronze Age burial cairn known as ‘Bryn Celli Ddu Bach’ on the British island of Anglesey, located off the north coast of Wales. Anglesey is famous for its association with the Druids, a mysterious order of Celtic sorcerers, healers and astrologers.  The...
13:26 2019-06-29

Woman who accused congressman of sexual abuse drops lawsuit under mysterious circumstances The woman agreed to drop her case Tuesday in exchange for an agreement from Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) that he would not sue her for anything related to the lawsuit, lawyers told The Post....
12:26 2019-07-04

Mysterious 'fast radio burst' traced back to its home galaxy for first time ever Three and a half billion years ago, a mysterious object on the edge of a distant galaxy spewed forth an intensely bright, vanishingly brief burst of radio energy that shot across the universe....
21:39 2019-06-28

Scottish Prof Links Mysterious Pictish Symbols and Distant Gobekli Tepe Signs The Picts were an ancient race of people who from at least the 1st century AD dominated the northern territories of what is known today as Scotland. ...
19:26 2019-07-17

Vatican begins examination of bones found in cemetery in a bid to solve mysterious disappearance of girl The Vatican is making yet another effort to solve the mystery of the 1983 disappearance of the 15-year-old daughter of a Vatican employee after bones were found at a Vatican City cemetery last week....
18:26 2019-07-20

Jeffrey Epstein had mysterious passport, 'piles of cash,' and 'dozens of diamonds' in home safe: prosecutors Financier Jeffrey Epstein had a variety of items in a safe at his multi-story mansion on the Upper East Side of Manhattan that included a bogus passport and "dozens of diamonds," prosecutors revealed Monday as a judge said the registered sex offender will remain for bars as he mulls whether to grant...
23:00 2019-07-15

Dominican Republic's health ministry calls mysterious deaths 'fake news' as official lashes out in interview Dominican Republic public health officials called reports of the rash of deaths of U.S. tourists at luxury resorts “fake news” aimed at undermining their tourism industry....
00:52 2019-06-20

Astronomers Spot Mysterious, 10-Million-Light-Year-Long Magnetic Field Connecting Two Galaxy Clusters Scientists have detected radio waves emanating from the space between a pair of galaxy clusters—evidence of intergalactic magnetic fields and fast-moving particles in the space between these giant galactic assemblages.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those core ideas.Read more......
05:13 2019-06-04

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque at the Oldham hospitals involved. Attempts by one o...
14:26 2019-06-16

Schrödinger's cat could be saved, say scientists New research casts doubt on idea that a quantum jump is instant and unpredictableSchrödinger’s cat might not only be dead or alive, but also brought back from the brink, according to scientists who said they have discovered a warning sign for quantum transitions once thought to be instantaneous and ...
03:39 2019-06-04

How scientists could one day predict your memories Do you remember your first kiss? What about your grandma dying? Chances are you do, and that’s because emotional memories are at the core of our personal life story. Some rare moments are just incredibly intense and stand out from an otherwise repetitive existence of sleeping, eating and working. Th...
11:13 2019-07-19

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according to a new report....
21:39 2019-06-07

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eastern China, according to new research published in...
20:39 2019-05-23

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the world were scientists from Tucson, who were part ...
00:26 2019-07-20

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
17:39 2019-05-21

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
20:52 2019-05-22

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci......
09:13 2019-06-16

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive....
01:26 2019-07-17

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. She and her team have discovered one reason why humans are so much heavier tha...
18:39 2019-06-27

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
18:13 2019-06-28

Scientists Are Stuck on the Mystery of Tape There’s a certain patience required for studying sticky tape. Sure, sometimes experiments require peeling, but other times, researchers must simply sit around and wait for the adhesive to fail. These experiments are bringing scientists closer to something that doesn’t yet exist: a unified theory of ...
23:52 2019-05-29

Meet the 'cat-fox,' a mysterious mammal found in Corsica that could be a new species The 'cat-fox,' a mysterious feline that roams the French island of Corsica, may be a new species, according to wildlife officials.        ...
02:39 2019-06-20

Huawei’s Android replacement sounds a lot like the mysterious Google OS that might replace Android Huawei is at the center of the US vs. China trade war right now, as the Trump administration imposed a massive import ban on the Chinese conglomerate that has huge implications. Not only will Huawei be able to buy hardware components and license operating systems like Android until the matters are r...
17:26 2019-05-22

More mysterious 'jars of the dead' have been unearthed in this country Archeologists in Laos have discovered 15 new sites containing over 100, 1000-year-old stone jars that may have been used for the dead.        ...
00:39 2019-05-22

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours where life is mirrored....
21:52 2019-07-05

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
23:00 2019-06-04

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see, and hear, but what abo...
21:13 2019-06-27

Scientists solve Stone Age murder mystery The mystery of an ancient fractured skull has been settled. An international team of researchers in Europe ruled foul play was to blame for the Upper Paleolithic man's head injury....
21:13 2019-07-05

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
03:26 2019-07-05

Cockroaches becoming resistant to insecticides, scientists discover CNN NEWSOUCE – Scientists at Purdue University discovered German cockroaches are becoming resistant to insecticides. Even more horrifying is they can become cross-resistant to chemicals they haven’t even been exposed to! Then guess what they do? They pass those immunities onto their offs...
23:26 2019-07-04

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine an...
21:13 2019-07-03

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News reported. The early melting has been “crazy,” said Ja...
21:13 2019-07-01

Scientists teleport information inside a diamond Scientists have successfully teleported quantum information inside a diamond. The breakthrough could provide a boost to quantum computing technologies....
23:39 2019-06-28

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story helped elevate it above many of its peers. It’s also one of the games I most fondly recall from my childhood, so re-playing it on the SNK 40th Anniversary...
20:26 2019-06-22

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is being drawn up by the EU.The Horizon Europe progr...
10:13 2019-06-03

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, robots can touch, see and hear, but what about tast...
18:13 2019-06-28

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nano. The breakthrough, the first new treatment in 50...
21:52 2019-06-03

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
22:26 2019-06-03

How should we respond to alien contact? Scientists ask the public Scientists searching the universe for aliens to conduct survey of the public for views on first contactScientists wrestling with the delicate issue of how to respond should humanity ever be contacted by an alien civilisation have hit on a radical idea: a survey that asks what the public would do.Mem...
14:52 2019-07-01

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died after eating elm tree seeds exposed to a pesticide....
20:26 2019-06-27

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
10:26 2019-05-27

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
18:52 2019-07-06

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external influences...
15:00 2019-05-21

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder anorexia nervosa is not a purely psychiatric condition, but is also driven by problems with metabolism.The finding may help to explain doctors’ poor reco...
17:26 2019-07-15

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
20:52 2019-07-12

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
16:39 2019-06-18

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights defender; Mae C. Jemison, the first African Americ...
22:26 2019-06-17

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last week, and seismologists have warned of an increased ...
12:26 2019-07-14

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — could make huge regions of Mars more habitable....
19:13 2019-07-17

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half century ago....
18:26 2019-07-15

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists at the University of Toronto, arrives at its......
11:13 2019-06-14

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
19:39 2019-05-21

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists If global trends continue for another fortnight, it will beat previous two-year-old record Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortnight has seen freak heat in the Cana...
22:00 2019-07-16

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
02:13 2019-06-07

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority and four Israeli universities tea...
21:13 2019-05-22

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
12:13 2019-06-19

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements in celestial bodies like stars, asteroids, and other planets, scientists can estimate how abundant or rare each of the known elements is. Iron, however,...
06:52 2019-07-11

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
21:39 2019-05-22

Scientists try to explain why everyone loves the ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel movies are some of the most successful Hollywood blockbusters of all time. Sure, Avengers: Endgame can’t seem to beat Avatar for the all-time crown, but hey, you’d be hard-pressed to find another collection of properties capable of pulling in numbers like the Avengers and its ...
00:13 2019-07-07

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
15:39 2019-05-21

Scientists in Hungary accuse government of research takeover BUDAPEST — Hungary’s oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take “total political control” of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work. The government is drafting legislation to strip the Hungarian Aca...
22:13 2019-05-29

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement for the first time ever For the first time ever, physicists have captured an image of quantum entanglement. In a paper published in the journal of Scientific Advances, scientists from the University of Glasglow shared the first known image of a Bell entanglement. The photo......
01:26 2019-07-13

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivity for a year, studying their food-scrounging habi...
00:52 2019-05-24

Scientists unveil 3D microscope that visualizes cells without damaging them There's a problem in cell biology research: to study what happens inside a cell, it has to be destroyed. When scientists use a traditional microscope to observe a cell, they use stains -- chemicals that color parts of the cell to make them visible. H......
13:00 2019-07-16

Scientists build incredibly accurate universe simulation — but don’t know how they did it “It’s like teaching image recognition software with lots of pictures of cats and dogs, but then it’s able to recognize elephants,” Shirley Ho, co-author of the study, said....
23:13 2019-06-28

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
00:00 2019-07-19

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more......
18:26 2019-05-21

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo......
13:00 2019-07-01

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
21:39 2019-07-09

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
01:39 2019-07-10

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
22:52 2019-07-03

Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent....
01:52 2019-07-12

Scientists may have found one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent on the Caspian Sea....
18:00 2019-07-11

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
16:52 2019-07-11

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i......
01:13 2019-07-04

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone from Israel that was repor...
16:13 2019-07-11

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead lifeforms. But despite their ubiquity at the bottom ...
13:13 2019-06-29

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
20:39 2019-07-04

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
22:39 2019-05-27

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its new name. Some scientists choose names for species...
01:39 2019-07-15

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of greens.The harsh environment on Mars has always made...
17:26 2019-07-15

Scientists reveal secrets of dragonfish's 'invisible' fangs Deep-sea creature’s teeth are made of similar material to ours, but heavily adapted for stealthThe dragonfish, a dweller of the dark ocean depths, would slot nicely into any horror movie, with virtually transparent fangs and bioluminescent barbel that help it thrive in its extreme environment.The na...
20:13 2019-06-05

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but hard-to-identify magmatic process, was pinpointed to have come from 30 miles east of the island of Mayo...
22:26 2019-05-24

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
06:52 2019-07-03

Why scientists believe Godzilla’s fictional growth is cause for real concern A pair of scientists from prestigious Dartmouth University recently published research postulating why Godzilla has more than doubled in size since 1954. If you guessed a gym membership and a high-protein diet: you’re wrong. The King of the Monsters’ incredible evolution in fiction is, arguably, due...
05:00 2019-06-01

Scientists discover fungus that’s turning cicadas into sex addicts A fungus which turns bugs into sex-crazed zombies has been discovered by scientists. Once cicada insects are infected with the Massospora cicadina virus, they will mate until their genitals fall off and they turn into “flying salt shakers of death.” This research was published in the jou...
18:39 2019-06-27

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better grasp the plight of heroin addicts seeking treatm...
06:26 2019-06-06

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
16:26 2019-06-01

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate consumption by plants in North America.In study pub...
23:13 2019-06-12

Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight becomes impractical for most applications. Now, new...
03:52 2019-06-06

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human language and mathematics Language is the ability ...
13:00 2019-06-22

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on human embryos with the intention of having them car...
19:26 2019-06-04

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain the development of a huge gap in the ice in Antarcti...
04:13 2019-06-12

Scientists predicting record dead zone in Chesapeake Bay COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Some ecologists at the University of Maryland are worried that a large spot of low oxygen in the Chesapeake Bay could harm the state’s seafood industry. News outlets report environmental scientists from Maryland and University of Michigan say they’re predicting a...
23:13 2019-06-21

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
19:26 2019-06-05

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses of 999 participants whose posts were more than 50...
21:13 2019-06-18

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
07:39 2019-06-01

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
17:39 2019-06-18

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute in Cambridgeshire – to close its animal breeding fa...
12:13 2019-06-09

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
06:26 2019-06-09

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
18:39 2019-06-20

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisingly simple microscope.Read more......
06:13 2019-06-08

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray whales found washed up on the west coast of North ...
05:00 2019-06-01

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swift response to protect the endangered species....
20:39 2019-07-04

Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared....
23:01 2019-06-18

Scientists discovered table salt on Jupiter’s moon, Europa Europa, a frozen moon around Jupiter, is believed to be one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system. It was first imaged in detail by the Voyager 1 probe in 1979, revealing a surface almost devoid of large craters. This suggested that water regularly floods up from inside, resurfacing the s...
18:39 2019-06-19

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up empty-handed after scanning the heavens for signs of intelligent life in the most extensive search ever performed.Researchers used ground-based telescope...
01:13 2019-06-19

Baby tiger sharks chow down on sparrows and doves: scientists Baby tiger sharks aren’t only eating seafood — they’re also chowing down on songbirds, scientists have found. In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Ecology, scientists revealed that even though tiger sharks are known for a wide variety of cuisine including fish, sea snakes and sea turtles, juv...
21:13 2019-05-22

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
13:26 2019-06-05

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
19:52 2019-06-04

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year’s discovery that emissions of CFC-11, one of those banned chemicals, was suddenly reversing course came as...
02:26 2019-05-23

Scientists studied baby shark vomit and realized they eat a ton of birds When you think of the diet of a shark you probably don’t imagine the top-tier ocean predators feasting on birds — and not sea birds, but the kinds of birds you might find in your own back yard. That bizarre finding is the result of a new study published in the journal Ecology, and it rev...
08:13 2019-05-23

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing despite an international ban on their use, accordin...
12:26 2019-05-23

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have almost eliminated the need for a male embryo … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, resulted in a 95% reduction in the number of male babies born...
18:39 2019-07-11

Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood' There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and responsive -- but they're still missing the tactile, multipurpose elements that make living creatures flexible and......
14:39 2019-06-20

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could potentially support life are far harder to find. Now,...
00:52 2019-06-20

Scientists store data inside molecules that drive your metabolism Never mind using DNA to store data -- there may be a simpler way to store info. Brown University scientists have shown that it's possible to store data in solutions of artificial metabolic molecules, such as amino acids and sugars. The presence or......
22:13 2019-07-07

The Loch Ness monster might be real-life dinosaur, scientists say The Loch Ness monster might be real, according to DNA taken from a lake where the famously elusive — and so far fictitious — beast is said to dwell. A team of scientists from New Zealand studied samples from the waterway in the Scottish highlands to see if they matched any working theories about wha...
04:00 2019-06-05

Scientists create super-strength 'snail slime superglue' A reversible snail slime-like substance has been found to be 89 times stronger than gecko adhesion and proved to be strong enough to hold the weight of an entire human body....
15:52 2019-06-18

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
03:00 2019-06-13

Scientists scramble to learn why monarch butterflies are dying so quickly Scientists across the country are scrambling to learn why monarch butterflies are disappearing at such an alarming rate as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers listing the butterfly as endangered....
10:00 2019-07-22

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
14:26 2019-06-12

Scientists crack secret of dragonfish’s deadly ‘invisible’ teeth A deep-sea fish can hide its enormous, jutting teeth from prey because its chompers are virtually invisible — until it’s too late. What’s the dragonfish’s secret? The teeth are transparent, and now scientists have discovered how the fish accomplished that trick. Findings were published Wednesday in ...
23:00 2019-06-06

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing a crucial plan for its Queensland mine, fearing th...
03:39 2019-07-16

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists _____ WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research using ...
19:39 2019-06-09

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
15:00 2019-05-21

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
04:39 2019-07-20

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said it’...
19:00 2019-06-13

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near the heart that helps it heal from injury. The disco...
17:13 2019-07-16

Scientists discover infinite decay and rebirth in quantum particles A team of scientists recently determined certain quantum particles can regenerate after they’ve decayed. This has grand implications for the future of humanity, quantum computing, and intergalactic graffiti. Theoretical physicists from the Technical University of Munich and the Max Planck Institute ...
05:13 2019-06-18

How canines capture your heart: scientists explain puppy dog eyes Study finds animals developed a facial muscle to wield emotional power over humansIn a project that has all the makings of a Roald Dahl classic, scientists have hit on an answer to the mystery of how man’s best friend got its puppy dog eyes.The sad, imploring expression held such power over humans d...
03:39 2019-06-18

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old...
16:52 2019-05-22

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group of humans. Scientists say the discovery could help...
20:13 2019-06-05

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98% of them have died, scientists from the National ...
18:26 2019-06-15

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the planet. That will require warming things up a bit, but how?Read more......
01:39 2019-07-16

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
22:26 2019-06-13

Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effort by the company to track pollution around the world. The data was captured over the last three years and......
02:13 2019-06-06

Scientists feel chill of crackdown on fetal tissue research WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are feeling the chill of the Trump administration’s crackdown on fetal tissue research. Tissue left over from abortions has long been used in lifesaving research. New restrictions are ending such work at the National Institutes of Health. University scientists worr...
16:13 2019-06-08

Scientists reveal skull of beluga-narwhal hybrid through DNA analysis Using DNA analysis of a 30-some-year-old whale skull, scientists were reportedly able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal....
15:13 2019-06-21

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
23:39 2019-06-03

Scientists built a new type of artificial gravity that could help keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detriment when it comes to long-term health. Now, resea...
04:39 2019-07-04

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a pre-emptive strike against a deadly plant disease...
19:00 2019-05-26

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17:13 2019-06-04

Are Scientists Set to Discover Life Beneath Europa’s Underground Ocean? Europa is one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It is one of four large moons that revolve around the planet, and is slightly smaller in size than our moon. Europa was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, and has the distinction of being the first moon found orbiting another planet in our solar system. While...
20:01 2019-06-27

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows to just inches and lays waste to everything in it...
11:26 2019-06-21

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
23:52 2019-06-03

Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each yearScientists in five countries, including the UK, hope to find a universal cure for snakebite using the same technology that discovered HIV antibodies.A new consortium of venom spe...
11:13 2019-05-24

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
05:13 2019-07-04

Thousands of whales are dying. Scientists have run out of public beaches for the carcasses to rot Authorities are scrambling to find remote stretches of sand that are privately owned, with proprietors who don't mind hosting a rotting creature.        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Why Scientists Trained a Seal to Sing the Star Wars Theme Listening to grey seals recite vowel sounds and sing the melodies to Star Wars and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” makes for excellent entertainment, but for the researchers who trained these aquatic mammals, it’s serious science. Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
17:39 2019-06-04

Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of methane on Mars so far, fuelling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas released by microbial Martians buried deep under ...
21:13 2019-06-27

Scientists teleported quantum data into the flawed heart of a diamond A team of scientists from Yokohama National University recently became the first researchers to teleport a photon into the vacuous space inside of a flaw within a diamond. In other words: physicists just invented quantum bling. Imagine seeing the light from a torch reflected inside of a diamond. Now...
04:39 2019-06-29

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the United States. A fertility clinic in the United Ara...
20:39 2019-05-29

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding leader Ho Chi Minh, according to a report....
01:52 2019-06-21

Scientists built a fast, accurate, AI-powered universe simulation, but they don’t know how Everyone’s had a moment or two in their lives where they pull off an incredible feat but can’t explain how they did it. Perhaps it was a near-superhuman catch in a softball game or acing a test without studying. In any case, it’s happened to all of us, and now a group of astrophysi...
02:13 2019-06-28

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comprehensive effort yet to track the erosion of prote...
23:13 2019-05-30

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — It’s not America’s Top 40, but it’s a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the North Pacific right whale. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research...
04:13 2019-06-22

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsistence hunting off the shore of Greenland in the mid...
00:52 2019-06-22

Scientists baffled as Antarctic ice hits record low, wiping out three decades of ‘gains’ The difference covers an area bigger than the size of Mexico. Losing that much in just three years “is pretty incredible” and faster than anything scientists have seen before, said study author Claire Parkinson, a NASA climate scientist....
23:26 2019-07-01

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
20:52 2019-06-21

Scientists conclude cigar-shaped interstellar object not an alien spaceship After investigating the nature of a mysterious and apparently cigar-shaped object called 'Oumuamua spotted in 2017 speeding through our solar system, astronomers remain uncertain over how to classify it, but are confident it is not an alien spaceship....
01:52 2019-07-02

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
17:00 2019-07-02

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
18:52 2019-07-02

Dolphins Are Washing Up Dead at a Disturbing Rate This Year — And Scientists Aren’t Sure Why Nearly 300 dead bottlenose dolphins — three times as many as normal — have washed up along the beaches of the Gulf Coast this year. While scientists can’t explain the sudden surge, some at least have theories. Since February, 282 bottlenose dolphins have been found across four stat...
04:13 2019-06-22

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday....
13:00 2019-05-28

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
14:52 2019-05-21

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-old woman’s become the first to do so. His reasonin...
09:39 2019-06-08

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when they returned to Earth. Now, after decades of waiti...
20:52 2019-06-27

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or thighbone) was an unusual bone to find in Europe. "We don't have enough data yet to say whether it was most closely related to ostriches or to other bi...
06:13 2019-06-28

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence the genomes of plague strains that devastated the Ro...
02:26 2019-06-07

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
18:52 2019-06-11

An ‘Unprecedented’ Early Summer Heatwave Grips Europe as Scientists Warn More Are on the Way An intense early summer heatwave has hit Europe, igniting a huge wildfire in northeast Spain and breaking temperature records in France and Germany –– less than a year after the region’s last extreme heatwave. Temperatures are expected to break 104°F in much of western Europe, ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
16:52 2019-06-14

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
18:00 2019-05-21

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
20:26 2019-07-12

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one another.        ...
17:39 2019-06-18

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
20:52 2019-06-18

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
06:52 2019-05-24

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
23:52 2019-05-22

India's Monkeys Keep Killing People, so Scientists Are Trying Radical New Sterilization Strategies One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, snatched the baby boy from her arms, and made away with him. Neighbors chased the unexpected kidnapper ...
16:01 2019-05-25

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.While air pollutants such as tiny particles and nitrogen oxides have been the subject of...
19:26 2019-07-08

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolves....
23:26 2019-05-23

Scientists turn to 'laser accurate' model to test Stonehenge acoustics Salford team explores sound qualities of ancient Wiltshire monument using 1:12 replica based on data from scansA diminutive model of Stonehenge could help crack the acoustic secrets of the ancient site, according to scientists who have built a version of the megaliths at a 12th of their size.The tea...
18:00 2019-07-11

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from Germany say the behavior they spotted dozens o...
00:52 2019-05-24

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is acce...
21:26 2019-06-18

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
23:13 2019-07-05

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than scientists realized....
15:13 2019-07-05

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
21:52 2019-07-02

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something of a mainstream, anyone-can-do craft with deadly c...
20:26 2019-06-04

Scientists discover Snowball the cockatoo has 16 distinct dance moves – video A sulphur-crested cockatoo named Snowball garnered YouTube fame and headlines a decade ago for his uncanny ability to dance to the beat of the Backstreet Boys. Now, researchers reporting in Current Biology are back with evidence that Snowball is not limited in his dance moves. Despite a lack of danc...
21:39 2019-07-08

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
18:39 2019-06-19

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
20:13 2019-07-10

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley, NASA ...
20:52 2019-07-18

Scientists invented a wearable band that controls your body temperature like a personal thermostat Everyone loves to be comfortable, but what you consider to be a perfect temperature might be drastically different than the temperature preferred by a person sitting just a couple feet away. Whether you work in a large office, or even just live with one or more other people, you know that battles ov...
15:13 2019-05-21

Scientists suggest a nearby supernova may have prompted human ancestors to walk upright For scientists studying the history of human evolution, determining when certain changes happened and what may have prompted those changes are very important questions to answer. It’s only natural that we wonder where we came from, but there’s only so much that fossils can teach us, and ...
08:26 2019-05-30

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
05:26 2019-06-24

Argonne scientists perform huge file transfers to model the makeup of the Universe A team led by Argonne National Laboratory scientists moved 2.9 petabytes of data -- in a single file transfer -- as part of a project involving some of the largest-ever cosmological simulations....
04:00 2019-07-09

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels of exertion, that limit is burning calories at 2.5 times our resting metabolic rate. After that, our bodies start feeding off their own tissue and fa...
14:01 2019-06-08

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
23:26 2019-07-02

Scientists trace a cosmic radio burst to a galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away Back in 2017, a team of scientists was able to pinpoint the origin of a repeating fast radio burst to a dwarf galaxy over 3 billion light years away. Now, researchers were able trace yet another cosmic radio burst's home galaxy -- and this discovery......
13:52 2019-06-28

Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists A poor diet could have grave consequences. People who consume a large amount of heavily-processed foods are at risk for early death and a greater chance of having a heart attack or stroke, two European studies found. Eating five or more servings of ultra-processed food per day increased someone̵...
23:52 2019-05-30

Scientists take first-ever image of a faint swirling ring of hydrogen around our galaxy's black hole Astronomers, for the first time, have snapped an image of a cool, gassy ring swirling around the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy....
19:39 2019-06-11

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01:52 2019-05-23

More than 260 dolphins found stranded along the Gulf Coast since February. Scientists aren't sure why. More than 260 bottle nose dolphins have been founded stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since Feb. 1, 2019.        ...
00:26 2019-06-17

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads. ...
16:00 2019-06-15

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
19:00 2019-07-02

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
23:39 2019-06-05

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
11:26 2019-06-29

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
07:01 2019-05-22

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks—much more frequent in nearly every part of ...
21:39 2019-07-16

In Victory for Abortion Foes, Trump Administration to End Government Scientists’ Fetal Tissue Research (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration said Wednesday it is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes that comes despite impassioned pleas from scientists that some health problems can’t be studied any other way. Research usin...
20:13 2019-06-05

Scientists recreated the ‘alien crystals’ thought to line the lakes of Saturn’s moon Titan Hanging out on the shores of a lake here on Earth is often a nice, relaxing way to spend an afternoon, but the same most definitely isn’t true on Saturn’s moon Titan. Aside from the incredibly frigid temperatures, scientists now believe that lakes on the icy moon are likely lined with &l...
20:52 2019-06-27

Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of the harshest weather anywhere on Earth. And with a ...
00:13 2019-06-14

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds. The billion-year-old fungus, called Ourasphaira giraldae, provides clues about how life may have evolved on land. In a new study, r...
10:00 2019-05-24

Canada’s Permafrost Is Thawing 70 Years Earlier Than Expected, Study Shows. Scientists Are ‘Quite Surprised’ The Canadian Arctic permafrost is thawing 70 years earlier than expected, a rate shocking a group of scientists who released the findings of their long-term study this month. A research team affiliated with the University of Alaska Fairbanks observed three sites over a period of 13 years between 200...
22:13 2019-06-19

A stunning, elusive giant squid was captured on video in US waters for first time. We talked to the scientists who did it Earlier this month, an exploration filmed a giant squid for the first time in U.S. waters. Here's what the moment of discovery was like.        ...
13:26 2019-07-01

Teeth help scientists trace evolution of great white shark family to Middle Jurassic By surveying the composition of great white shark teeth, researchers were able to trace the evolutionary origins of the mackerel shark family, Lamniformes, to a small benthic shark from the Middle Jurassic....
21:13 2019-07-05

Harvard Scientists Make 'Landmark' Discovery in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Molecules Found in Sea Sponges Harvard and Japanese scientists say they’ve made a “landmark” discovery in cancer drug development. In a new study published Monday, they say they have finally found a way to synthesize in bulk a complex class of promising cancer-fighting molecules derived from sea sponges. Their new strategy has al...
22:13 2019-06-17

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage climate change is already doing to the Earth. But amidst the seemingly never-ending flurry of bad news, it looks like scientists have finally found a silv...
20:52 2019-07-01

These maps show record high temperatures in June, as scientists predict July could be the hottest month ever recorded on Earth The average temperature in June soared to its highest level on record, and experts predict that July could follow the same pattern. Several reports released this week confirmed that June was the hottest month on record. Climate experts have predicted that based on the data, July could also break g...
09:26 2019-07-19

Weird space object 'Oumuamua' was not an alien spacecraft after all, scientists say That weird, cigar-shaped outer space object that flew through our solar system a couple of years ago wasn't an alien spacecraft after all, scientists announced Monday in a new study.        ...
23:52 2019-07-01

Pushy bonobo mothers help sons find sexual partners, scientists find High-ranking mothers lead sons to groups of females and keep guard while they mateTheir mothers are so keen for them to father children that they usher them in front of promising partners, shield them from violent competitors and dash the chances of other males by charging them while they are at it....
22:26 2019-05-21

Scientists spot 'ravioli' sea star in Atlantic Ocean Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) made new observations of the strange sea creature, nicknamed “ravioli” or “cookie” star, and its feeding habits.       ...
01:26 2019-07-12

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
01:26 2019-07-11

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential chief of staff Onyx Lorenzoni said on Thursday....
01:52 2019-07-19

Kilmarnock dumped out of Europa League by Connah's Quay Nomads Welsh side win 2-0 at Rugby Park to seal 3-2 aggregate winCrusaders will face Wolves in second qualifying roundAngelo Alessio endured a nightmare home debut as Kilmarnock manager, as the hosts crashed out of the Europa League qualifiers with a 3-2 aggregate defeat to Connah’s Quay Nomads.Rugby Park ...
03:00 2019-07-19

Mayawati Hits Out At BJP After Attachment Of Brother's Property Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-led central government over the attachment of her brother Anand Kumar's property in Noida....
03:26 2019-07-19

Gigi Hadid beats copyright lawsuit over Instagram picture A Brooklyn federal court judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by a paparazzi agency against supermodel Gigi Hadid for posting one of their snaps of her to Instagram....
04:26 2019-07-19

Chinese Australian writer facing possible charges after six months in China jail Australian authorities are seeking to confirm that a China-born Australian writer has been moved to a detention center in Beijing ahead of possible charges Friday for allegedly endangering China's national security....
05:26 2019-07-19

The Forgotten All-Star Game That Helped Integrate Baseball When Cleveland celebrated its sixth time hosting MLB’s All-Star Game last week, it might have seemed an odd event to commemorate baseball’s integration. But when Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field in a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform in April of 1947, becoming the first African-American to play in whit...
06:13 2019-07-19

Mariano Rivera’s new Hall-of-Fame teammates are a familiar crew Nothing can match the scene at Cooperstown’s lovely Otesaga Resort Hotel on Hall of Fame weekend, as legends golf, dine and swap stories on the veranda before heading to their big event. To be included among this ultra-exclusive group marks the game’s highest honor, and it must be intimidating for t...
06:26 2019-07-19

The ‘best part’ of David Cone’s perfect game commemoration Now that the 20th anniversary of David Cone’s perfect game against the Expos on July 18, 1999, has passed, there wasn’t much left for the retired right-hander to reveal about his accomplishment — even as the Yankees honored him Thursday with David Cone Bobblehead Night. At an over-the-top charity pa...
08:26 2019-07-19

A South Korean Man Died After Setting Himself on Fire Outside the Japanese Embassy (SEOUL, South Korea) — A 78-year-old South Korean man died hours after setting himself ablaze near the Japanese Embassy in Seoul on Friday, police said, at a time of worsening tensions between Seoul and Tokyo. The man, surnamed Kim, ignited a fire inside his car parked in front of the building...
09:26 2019-07-19

Li Na's tennis journey to stretch from China to Hall of Fame Li Na, the first player from Asia to win a Grand Slam singles title, will be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame this weekend        ...
09:26 2019-07-19

South Korean Man Dies After Self-Immolation In Front Of Japanese Embassy A South Korean man died on Friday after setting himself on fire in front of the Japanese embassy in Seoul, police said, amid ongoing trade and diplomatic disputes with Tokyo....
10:13 2019-07-19

Government considering penalty points for not wearing a seatbelt News 19 Jul, 2019 Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as a fine, under new road safety plans being considered by the Government...
10:26 2019-07-19

| American Manuel embraces role as swim trailblazer When Simone Manuel was growing up, people laughed at her for wanting to become a swimmer, telling her to take up basketball or track and field instead....
12:26 2019-07-19

Dodgers fuming after Phils' Neris curses them out The Dodgers are irate with Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris, who celebrated his save against them Thursday with a fist pump and then a stare-down into the Los Angeles dugout....
13:00 2019-07-19

Boone tossed after rant: My guys are savages Yankees manager Aaron Boone went on a profane rant Thursday after rookie umpire Brennan Miller called Brett Gardner out on strikes in the second inning of a doubleheader opener against Tampa Bay....
13:00 2019-07-19

Top Court Asks Attorney General's Assistance Over Plea To Define Minority The Supreme Court today sought assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal in dealing with a plea seeking that minority communities be defined on the basis of state-wise population data instead of......
13:13 2019-07-19

Sweden wants extension of rapper’s detention after fight A Swedish prosecutor wants U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky held for another week in pre-trial detention to allow police finish investigating a June 30 fight in downtown Stockholm...
13:26 2019-07-19

Stylish Lion King Merch to (Pride) Rock All Summer We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not E!. Can......
13:52 2019-07-19

Central American Migrants Are 'Voting With Their Feet' Despite U.S. Threats Trump administration aid cuts to Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador aren’t slowing migration because the billions of dollars in remittances that migrants in the U.S. send back home dwarf any official assistance....
13:52 2019-07-19

Netherlands partially responsible for Srebrenica massacre, court rules The Dutch Supreme Court upheld a ruling that Dutch UN peacekeepers had failed to protect 350 people in Bosnia in 1995. The judges found however that the Dutch government was only 10% liable for the atrocity....
14:39 2019-07-19

Rutgers Hall of Famer Stringer returns from leave Hall of Fame coach C. Vivian Stringer, 71, is returning this season after taking an unspecified health-related leave from the Rutgers women's basketball program in February on advice from doctors....
14:39 2019-07-19

What makes each member of 2019 HOF class a Hall of Famer Rivera, Halladay, Mussina, Martinez, Smith, Baines: From the first unanimous selection to the latest controversial Cooperstown call, here's why each of these guys is worthy of the Hall....
14:39 2019-07-19

Watch a behind-the-scenes look at 'Terminator: Dark Fate' Paramount Pictures has released a Terminator: Dark Fate featurette at San Diego Comic-Con, showing an inside look at the making of what people are calling the true sequel to Terminator 2. While the franchise spawned three movies since the iconic flic......
14:39 2019-07-19

Tom Cruise Back In Top Gun Sequel With Kawasaki Ninja H2 The trailer of the new Top Gun film shows Tom Cruise's character Maverick pulling off the covers off the Kawasaki GPZ900R used in the 1986 film, but also shows the Kawasaki Ninja H2 in the new film....
17:01 2019-07-19

Lawsuit twist in Kawhi Leonard’s war with Nike Reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard took full charge of his free-agency status in his stunning move to the Los Angeles Clippers earlier this month. He’s trying to claim control of his famous “Klaw” logo, but he is facing some aggressive defense by Nike. After Leonard launched a l...
17:13 2019-07-19

What to Do If You're Ghosted After a Job Interview Getting ghosted by a friend or a romantic partner is one painful kind of rejection. (Was it something you did? Something you said? They used to be so into you! Why are they no longer into you?) But getting professionally ghosted by a company you’ve interviewed with can feel like its own special dagg...
17:39 2019-07-19

‘I feel fine’: Merkel dismisses health fears after shaking bouts German chancellor also says she feels solidarity with targets of Donald Trump’s racismAngela Merkel has sought to assuage concerns about her health after a spate of shaking bouts at public events, saying she is feeling fine and looking forward to a healthy life when she steps down in two years.“I un...
17:52 2019-07-19

No deal would be disastrous. Labour must lead a national campaign to stop it | Owen Jones After alienating supporters with its Brexit stance, it can regain the initiative by blocking Boris Johnson’s dangerous fantasyOff a cliff they march: bowler hat-wearing, besuited Englishmen, left leg raised theatrically – à la Ministry of Silly Walks – over the precipice before they topple into the ...
17:52 2019-07-19

UPDATE 2-Kansas City Southern profit beats on cost controls Kansas City Southern reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, as cost controls helped the U.S. railroad to make up for flat carload volume amid concerns of slowing economic growth....
17:52 2019-07-19

A conspiracy, a crash and a capture: Five theories about Amelia Earhart's disappearance While she was officially declared dead two years after her disappearance, that has not stopped speculations about her fate.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Man suffers horrific third-degree burns after vape explodes in his pocket The father-of-two, who had been vaping for eight years, was rushed to hospital where medics had to peel off the melted fabric and perform skin grafts....
19:13 2019-07-19

3-year-old fights for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy in Ibiza A 3-year-old girl is fighting for her life after mistaking ecstasy for candy on a vacation to Ibiza, Spain, according to a report. The Russian toddler was at a playground Thursday when she came upon the dangerous party drug in Santa Eulalia, a popular tourist spot in the clubbing destination, Spanis...
19:52 2019-07-19

Two Afghans Among 5 Arrested In Delhi With Heroin Worth Rs 600 Crore Five persons, including two Afghan nationals, were arrested and heroin worth about Rs 600 crore in the international market was seized from them, police said Friday....
20:00 2019-07-19

NFL will not punish Chiefs receiver Tyreek Hill over child abuse allegations after investigation Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill won’t face a suspension over allegations of child abuse after a four-month NFL investigation.       ...
20:39 2019-07-19

‘I just want to go home,’ says Tiger Woods after missing Open cut • Three-times champion candid after finishing on six over• ‘I don’t have the flexibility I used to have, and never will’Tiger Woods looked to be moving into Muhammad Ali territory this summer. He was not Ali in his pomp but the 1974 Rumble-in-the-Jungle Ali, the magician who shook up the world again...
20:39 2019-07-19

Iran says it seized British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz The Iranian Revolutionary Guards announced Friday that they seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, the same region where the United States says one of its ships shot down an Iranian drone earlier this week....
21:39 2019-07-19

Star Citizen Alpha 3.6: Hover ships, space stations, and the law warp in Cloud Imperium Games is announcing today the Alpha 3.6 update for Star Citizen, the sci-fi universe that is has been in the works for the past five years.Read More...
23:13 2019-07-19

UPDATE 5-Schlumberger names new CEO as North American business faces softer demand Oilfield firm Schlumberger NV on Friday named Chief Operating Officer Olivier Le Peuch as chief executive as the company looks to shore up its world-leading position in oil and gas technology services....
23:26 2019-07-19

Former Unaoil Partner Pleads Guilty to Corruption Conspiracy Charges A former partner of Unaoil Group in Iraq has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges brought in connection with an investigation by the U.K. Serious Fraud Office into the oil-services firm....
23:26 2019-07-19

Parrot plans to retire its Mambo and Swing drones Drone company Parrot, maker of the Anafi 4K folding drone, is reportedly leaving the mini-drone market. Parrot has been shifting its focus away from consumer drones since 2017, but it's been a slow transition. This week, Wirecutter confirmed that Par......
23:26 2019-07-19

Kelly Ripa shares adorable Mark Consuelos throwback honeymoon picture Kelly Ripa shared an adorable throwback photo of her husband Mark Consuelos from their honeymoon more than 20 years ago.        ...
23:39 2019-07-19

Chelsea’s Ethan Ampadu close to joining RB Leipzig on season-long loan • Ampadu has won eight caps for Wales• Frank Lampard tried to sign him when Derby managerThe Wales international Ethan Ampadu is close to continuing his development at RB Leipzig next season with Chelsea negotiating his departure on a season-long loan to the Bundesliga club.Ampadu, who has eight sen...
00:00 2019-07-20

Mexico recession would hasten annual ratings review, S&P warns Ratings agency Standard & Poor's could accelerate its annual review of Mexico's sovereign bonds and state oil company Pemex if the economy enters a recession and growth estimates fall for 2020, an S&P analyst said on Friday....
00:52 2019-07-20

Review: Disney's new 'Lion King' revamp razzles and dazzles but feels all too familiar Disney's new 'The Lion King' stuns with spectacular effects and a fiery Beyonce, but Jon Favreau redo lacks the 1994 classic's charm and originality.        ...
01:26 2019-07-20

Crude Oil Turned Down & Not for the Reason You Might Think On July 15, Energy Pro Service chief analyst Steve Craig showed a chart with labels that identified the start of a decline. See the chart -- and forecast -- for yourself, right now....
02:39 2019-07-20

"Who Knows Better..": Trump Pits NASA Chief Against Apollo 11 Astronauts President Donald Trump welcomed surviving Apollo 11 crew members Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the White House Friday, using the occasion to tell his space chief he would prefer to go straight to......
03:52 2019-07-20

Report: Sheppard to be named Wizards' GM Tommy Sheppard will have the interim title pulled off and be named general manager of the Washington Wizards, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
04:01 2019-07-20

How to Use 'Affect' Versus 'Effect' Every time I write either “affect” or “effect,” I have to pause for a second to double-check myself. Their meanings are related, their spellings are similar; even their pronunciation is nearly the same. But one of them causes something and the other is the result. And knowing the difference is a goo...
08:00 2019-07-20

Mariners’ Mike Leake loses perfect game in ninth SEATTLE — Mike Leake of the Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Angels for a 10-0 win Friday night. The Angels hadn’t come close to a hit and Leake hadn’t gone to a three-ball count before......
08:13 2019-07-20

Australian territory gives major status to solar plan by Singapore's Sun Cable Australia's Northern Territory has given major project status to an ambitious plan to transmit 3 gigawatts (GW) of solar power to Singapore by subsea cable, its chief minister said on Saturday....
10:39 2019-07-20

ZF Introduces Predictive Chassis Flying Carpet 2.0 ZF has introduced a unique concept which it calls Flying Carpet 2.0 and it's nothing but the networked and predictive chassis which helps to protect occupants from uncomfortable vehicle movements, and......
10:39 2019-07-20

Comic-Con: 'The Witcher,' 'Dark Crystal' vie to be Netflix's 'Game of Thrones' With "Game of Thrones" leaving a large hole in fantasy, Netflix hopes to fill it with the new series 'The Witcher' and a 'Dark Crystal' prequel.        ...
12:26 2019-07-20

The Open 2019: third round – live! Updates from Saturday’s play at Royal PortrushThe official live leaderboard for the 148th OpenAnd why not email scott.murray@theguardian.com 11.20am BST A warm reception on the first tee for Kyle Stanley. Whether he deserves such blanket respect may be a moot point, given he fired two shots into the...
12:26 2019-07-20

Mariners' Leake lose perfect game try in 9th, blanks Angels Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners lost his bid to pitch a perfect game on a leadoff single in the ninth inning by rookie Luis Rengifo, then finished off the Los Angeles Angels for a 10-0 win Friday night       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

Ben Kinchlow, longtime co-host of ‘The 700 Club,’ Air Force vet, dies at 82 Ben Kinchlow, the longtime co-host of “The 700 Club” who oversaw the show’s humanitarian relief agency, Operation Blessing, has died, the Christian Broadcasting Network announced this week. He was 82....
17:13 2019-07-20

Polish city’s first LGBT pride parade disrupted Police in eastern Poland say they detained a number of people who verbally abused and tried to block participants in the first LGBT pride parade held in a city that hosted far-right marches in the past...
17:26 2019-07-20

5 Things To Know Before Applying For PAN (Permanent Account Number) Card According to the Income Tax Department, online applications for PAN card can be made through either of the websites of NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited) and UTITSL....
18:00 2019-07-20