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Genome-wide study reveals how transposons get prepared for jumping
NEWS MEDICAL The genome of a typical organism consists of many genes that are stringed like beads. This alignment has been surprisingly stable even over very long evolutionary periods. In addition to... 5 hours
hope to discover sure signs of life on mars new research says look for the element vanadium Hope to Discover Sure Signs of Life on Mars? New Research Says Look for the Element Vanadium
ASTRO WATCH The search... 10 hours
This 300-million-year-old marine reptile had scoliosis
Science Magazine Brazilian fossils reveal the oldest evidence of a vertebral malformation in an aquatic animal 13 hours
New models for energy beam machining enable accurate generation of free forms
Science Magazine We demonstrate that, despite differences in their nature, many energy beam controlled-depth machining processes (for example, waterjet, pulsed laser, focused ion beam) can be... 13 hours
New technique spots warning signs of extreme events
PHYS.ORG Many extreme events—from a rogue wave that rises up from calm waters, to an instability inside a gas turbine, to the sudden extinction of a previously hardy wildlife species—seem to occur without... 13 hours
Artificial orchid cultivation kit
SCIENCE DAILY Orchids are loved by gardeners around the world but are notoriously difficult to cultivate. Researchers have developed a new orchid cultivation kit and have succeeded in complete artificial cultivation of an autonomous orchid. Since this kit can be made cheaply,... 13 hours
Study: Earliest Trilobites Had Stomachs
SCI-NEWS.COM Exceptionally well-preserved trilobite fossils from the Cambrian Wulongqing Formation near Guangwei Village in southern Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan Province of China, contradict previous assumptions... 15 hours
tesla wants to turn some of its supercharger stations into convenience stores Tesla wants to turn some of its Supercharger stations into convenience stores
THE VERGE Charging an electric car isn’t like refueling one that runs on fossil fuels. The entire process can sometimes take 30 minutes or longer, and... 16 hours
Coordinated automated road transport
PHYS.ORG A new report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) explores how connected vehicles and intelligent systems could change transport and the (r)evolution these changes could bring to people's lives. 18 hours
Dino-Killing Mass Extinction Boosted Bird Evolution, Study Says
SCI-NEWS.COM The Cretaceous-Tertiary mass extinction — an event 65 million years ago that wiped out the dinosaurs and was triggered by... 20 hours
Clues to ancient past—baby mummy, dinosaur skulls scanned
PHYS.ORG The mummified remains of a 7-month-old baby boy and pieces of skull from two teenage Triceratops underwent computed tomography (CT) scans Saturday, Sept. 16, at Washington University School of Medicine in St.... 21 hours
Early trilobites had stomachs, new fossil study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Exceptionally preserved trilobite fossils from China, dating back to more than 500 million years ago, have revealed new insights into the extinct marine animal's digestive system. The new study shows that at... 1 day
Feeling crabby: Plant-eating dinosaurs snacked on crustaceans
REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some plant-eating dinosaurs apparently liked a side order of crabs to go with their usual salad. 1 day
Neanderthal boy's skull grew like a human child's: study
PHYS.ORG The first analysis of a Neanderthal boy's skull uncovered in Spain suggests that he grew much like a modern boy would, in another sign that our extinct ancestors were similar... 1 day
ageing star blows off smoky bubble Ageing Star Blows Off Smoky Bubble
ASTRO WATCH Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae.... 2 days
Jellyfish, with no brains, still seem to sleep
SCIENCE DAILY The discovery that primitive jellyfish sleep suggests that sleep is an ancient, evolutionarily conserved behavior. 2 days
Reconstructing how Neanderthals grew, based on an El Sidrón child
SCIENCE DAILY How did Neanderthals grow? Does modern man develop in the same way as Homo neanderthalensis did? How does the size of the brain affect the development of the... 2 days
what an eight year old neanderthal boy can tell us about how our extinct relatives developed What an eight-year-old Neanderthal boy can tell us about how our extinct relatives developed
THE VERGE A Neanderthal boy of around eight who died... 2 days
Saving the saola from extinction
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The growth pattern of Neandertals, reconstructed from a juvenile skeleton from El Sidron (Spain)
Science Magazine Ontogenetic studies help us understand the processes of evolutionary change. Previous studies on Neandertals have focused mainly on dental development... 2 days
Interacting amino acid replacements allow poison frogs to evolve epibatidine resistance
Science Magazine Animals that wield toxins face self-intoxication. Poison frogs have a diverse arsenal of defensive alkaloids that target the nervous system. Among them is epibatidine, a nicotinic... 2 days
Convergent evolution of mimetic butterflies confounds classification
SCIENCE DAILY A new paper on butterflies may revise the taxonomy of Asian palmflies in the genus Elymnias in light of a forthcoming study on the butterflies' evolutionary history. 2 days
Early trilobites had stomachs, new fossil study finds
PHYS.ORG Exceptionally preserved trilobite fossils from China, dating back to more than 500 million years ago, have revealed new insights into the extinct marine animal's digestive system. Published today in the journal PLOS... 2 days
Dino-killing asteroid's impact on bird evolution
SCIENCE DAILY Human activities could change the pace of evolution, similar to what occurred 66 million years ago when a giant asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, leaving modern birds as their only descendants. 2 days
Fossil-Footprint Thief Couldn't Outrun the Law
LIVE SCIENCE A man who stole 10 fossil footprints from a dig site in Crete last week failed to hide his own tracks from the police, who apprehended him on Sept. 15. 2 days
You don’t need a brain to sleep. Just ask jellyfish
Science Magazine Study reveals that sleep may have deep evolutionary roots 2 days
Big herbivorous dinosaurs ate crustaceans as a side dish
SCIENCE DAILY Some big plant-eating dinosaurs roaming present-day Utah some 75 million years ago were slurping up crustaceans on the side, a behavior that may have been tied to reproductive activities, says... 2 days
Lightning-fast trappers: Biomechanics of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts
SCIENCE DAILY New findings have been gained on the biomechanics and evolution of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts. 2 days
uncertain future of the north atlantic right whale linked to its tiny prey Uncertain future of the North Atlantic right whale linked to its tiny prey
CBC The fate of one of the world's largest living animals... 2 days
Scientists sequence asexual tiny worm—whose lineage stretches back 18 million years
PHYS.ORG A team of scientists has sequenced, for the first time, a tiny worm that belongs to a group of exclusively asexual species that originated approximately 18... 2 days
Lightning-fast trappers
SCIENCE DAILY New findings have been gained on the biomechanics and evolution of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts. 2 days
Hope to discover sure signs of life on Mars? New research says look for the element vanadium
PHYS.ORG The search for biology on neighbor planet Mars won't play out like a Hollywood... 2 days
ALMA Captures Smoky Bubble around Carbon Star U Antliae
SCI-NEWS.COM New observations from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have revealed a remarkably thin spherical shell around U... 2 days
New findings on the biomechanics and evolution of suction traps in carnivorous bladderworts
PHYS.ORG Bladderworts (Utricularia spp. Lentibulariaceae) are plants with many superlatives: They belong to the most recently evolved and also the largest genus of... 2 days
'Vegetarian' Dinos Made Exception for Shellfish, Poop Study Shows
LIVE SCIENCE Certain giant, herbivorous dinosaurs didn't eat just plants — they also chowed down on rotten logs harboring shellfish, a new study finds. 2 days
Shellfish Surprise: Common 'Herbivore' Dinosaur Found To Snack On Crustaceans
NPR "I immediately said, 'Oh, no, no, it can't be crustaceans.' That was my knee jerk reaction," a paleontologist said. The prehistoric snacking was likely intentional and linked to... 2 days
Big herbivorous dinosaurs ate crustaceans as a side dish
PHYS.ORG Some big plant-eating dinosaurs roaming present-day Utah some 75 million years ago were slurping up crustaceans on the side, a behavior that may have been tied to reproductive activities, says... 2 days
Shhhh! Some plant-eating dinos snacked on crunchy critters
SCIENCE-NEWS Scientists studying dinosaur poop found that some duck-billed dinos cheated on their vegetarian diets by snacking on crustaceans. 2 days
Study of fossil remains on Sumba island reveals unique creature history
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers from the U.K., Indonesia and Australia has found fossil evidence of several unique creatures that once lived on the Indonesian island of... 2 days
Study: Easter Island May Have Had Population of 17,500 in Its Heyday
SCI-NEWS.COM A new study published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution examines the relationship between agricultural potential and population on Easter Island before... 2 days
turning the evolutionary clock back on a light sensitive protein Turning the evolutionary clock back on a light-sensitive protein
PHYS.ORG VIDEO We are inching closer to using light to help cure diseases. The key is harnessing the power of proteins that are sensitive to light. 2 days
Extinct Big-Mouthed Frogs May Have Dined on Dinos
LIVE SCIENCE Horned frogs' powerful bites hint that an extinct, ancient relative may have packed even more of a mouthy wallop. 2 days
Scientists propose 'universal laws' on the size and biology of plant seeds
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the University of Granada (UGR) have discovered that different types of seeds allow plants to adapt to environmental cycles as they evolve. 2 days
Dino-killing asteroid sped up bird evolution
PHYS.ORG Human activities could change the pace of evolution, similar to what occurred 66 million years ago when a giant asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, leaving modern birds as their only descendants. That's one conclusion drawn by... 2 days
giant prehistoric frog ate small dinosaurs Giant prehistoric frog ate small dinosaurs
UNEXPLAINED MYSTERIES VIDEO At the size of a beach ball, the monster-sized Beelzebufo ampinga was the largest frog that ever lived. Reptiles weren't the only animals to grow to e... 2 days
By 2100, oceans may hold enough carbon to launch sixth mass extermination of species, mathematics predicts (Update)
PHYS.ORG In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events,... 2 days
This 500-Million-Year-Old Organism Really Looks Like A Space Alien
DISCLOSE.TV Agnostus Pisiformis, an extinct creature that used to live in what is modern-day Scandinavia, looks like anything but a creature that came from Earth ... 2 days
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TechCrunch  Today at Disrupt, 21.co CEO and co-founder Balaji... 2 days
3-D analysis of dog fossils sheds light on domestication debate
SCIENCE DAILY In an effort to settle the debate about the origin of dog domestication, a technique that uses 3-D scans of fossils is helping researchers determine the difference between... 2 days
Fujifilm X100F review - CNET
CNET With a new sensor, better autofocus system and more streamlined design, the X100 line evolves into a great camera with the Fujifilm X100F. 2 days
Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have analyzed significant changes in the carbon cycle over the last 540 million years, including the five mass extinction events. They have identified 'thresholds of catastrophe' in the carbon cycle that, if exceeded, would lead... 2 days
3-D analysis of dog fossils sheds light on domestication debate
PHYS.ORG In an effort to settle the debate about the origin of dog domestication, a technique that uses 3-D scans of fossils is helping researchers determine the difference between... 2 days
Asteroid Odd Couple: Spitting Space-Rock Duo Is Truly Bizarre
SPACE.COM A pair of asteroids between Mars and Jupiter are unlike anything scientists have previously observed in that region. The peculiar duo may provide new insights into how these rocky bodies... 2 days
California condors return to the skies after near extinction
ABC NEWS After a close call with extinction in the 20th century, the California condor is making a comeback 3 days
Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction
MIT By 2100, oceans may hold enough carbon to launch mass extermination of species in future millennia. 3 days
Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction
ABC NEWS Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction 3 days
Dinosaur evolution: Lumbering giants had agile ancestors
SCIENCE DAILY The best known sauropod dinosaurs were huge herbivorous creatures, whose brain structures were markedly different from those of their evolutionary predecessors, for the earliest representatives of the group were small, lithe carnivores. 3 days
Cryogenian evolution of stigmasteroid biosynthesis
Science Magazine Sedimentary hydrocarbon remnants of eukaryotic C26–C30 sterols can be used to reconstruct early algal evolution. Enhanced C29 sterol abundances provide algal cell membranes a density advantage in large temperature fluctuations. Here, we combined a literature review with new... 3 days
Thresholds of catastrophe in the Earth system
Science Magazine The history of the Earth system is a story of change. Some changes are gradual and benign, but others, especially those associated with catastrophic mass extinction, are relatively abrupt and destructive. What sets one... 3 days
Glaciation as a migratory switch
Science Magazine Migratory behavior in birds is evolutionarily plastic, but it is unclear how this behavior responded during glacial cycles. One view is that at glacial maxima, species simply shifted their breeding ranges south of glacial ice and remained migratory.... 3 days
Mathematics predicts a sixth mass extinction by 2100
PHYS.ORG In the past 540 million years, the Earth has endured five mass extinction events, each involving processes that upended the normal cycling of carbon through the atmosphere and oceans. These globally fatal... 3 days
Bite force research reveals dinosaur-eating frog
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists say that a large, now extinct, frog called Beelzebufo that lived about 68 million years ago in Madagascar would have been capable of eating small dinosaurs. The conclusion comes from a study of the bite... 3 days
Mitsubishi plans to ruin 'Evolution' name with new SUV concept - Roadshow
CNET As if it wasn't bad enough that Eclipse got caught up in this mess. 3 days
Theoretical physicist rethinks how we differentiate organisms on the microbial scale
PHYS.ORG Even Charles Darwin, the author of "The Origin of Species", had a problem with species. 3 days
Bite force research reveals dinosaur-eating frog
PHYS.ORG Scientists say that a large, now extinct, frog called Beelzebufo that lived about 68 million years ago in Madagascar would have been capable of eating small dinosaurs. 3 days
Lumbering giants had agile ancestors
PHYS.ORG VIDEO The best known sauropod dinosaurs were huge herbivorous creatures, whose brain structures were markedly different from those of their evolutionary predecessors, for the earliest representatives of the group were small, lithe carnivores. 3 days
Non-avian dinosaur found to have laid blue eggs
PHYS.ORG (Phys.org)—A team of researchers from Germany and the U.S. has found that a non-avian dinosaur living in what is now China laid colored eggs. In their paper published on the peer-reviewed site... 3 days
Giant Prehistoric Frogs Ate Small Dinosaurs, Claim Scientists
SCI-NEWS.COM Exceptionally large individuals of Beelzebufo ampinga, an extinct species of frog that lived in Madagascar during the Late Cretaceous epoch,... 3 days
Convergent evolution of mimetic butterflies confounds classification
PHYS.ORG David Lohman, associate professor of biology at The City College of New York's Division of Science, is co-author of a landmark paper on butterflies "An illustrated checklist of the genus Elymnias Hübner, 1818 (Nymphalidae,... 3 days
Ageing star blows off smoky bubble
PHYS.ORG Astronomers have used ALMA to capture a strikingly beautiful view of a delicate bubble of expelled material around the exotic red star U Antliae. These observations will help astronomers to better understand how stars evolve during... 3 days
A study switches from genetic to metabolic analysis to reconstitute evolutionary process
PHYS.ORG With 72 species currently identified, Espeletia is a plant genus endemic to the paramo, a moist alpine biome unique to the northern Andes. This... 3 days
California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction
PHYS.ORG In a remote, rugged valley overlooking the Pacific Ocean, researchers closely monitor an endangered icon: the California condor. 3 days
California condor takes flight in wild after near extinction
ABC NEWS The endangered California condor is making a slow but steady comeback in the wild three decades after the giant bird went nearly extinct 3 days
Hands-on with Xbox One's original-Xbox backward compatibility
Windows Central After spending some time with original Xbox backward compatibility, we can say you should expect a wave of nostalgia this fall. Previously this year, as a part of the E3 2017 Xbox press conference,... 3 days
Social environment matters for duck penis size
PHYS.ORG Most birds lack genitalia, but male ducks are known for their long, spiraling penises, which have evolved through an ongoing cat-and-mouse game with females. A new study from The Auk: Ornithological Advances looks at... 3 days
Complex life evolved out of the chance coupling of small molecules
PHYS.ORG Complex life, as we know it, started completely by chance, with small strands of molecules linking up, which eventually would have given them the ability to... 3 days
three at risk species are now protected under the endangered species act Three at-risk species are now protected under the Endangered Species Act
THE VERGE Three new species have been added to the endangered species list: Arizona’s Sonoyta mud... 3 days
Halloween 2017: A Guide to the When, Why, What and How
LIVE SCIENCE Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about Halloween, including how the holiday started and evolved, and why we celebrate it when we do. 3 days
A study switches from genetic to metabolic analysis to reconstitute evolutionary process
SCIENCE DAILY A new method for analyzing a living being chemical compositions is tested in Andean plants and attest the genesis of species by means of... 4 days
Method to estimate abundance, trends in North Atlantic right whales confirms decline
PHYS.ORG NOAA Fisheries researchers and colleagues at the New England Aquarium have developed a new model to improve estimates of abundance and population trends of... 4 days
American oaks share a common northern ancestor
PHYS.ORG If you had been in northern Canada 45 million years ago, you might have encountered the distant ancestor of all of the oaks in the Americas. That single species gave rise to 220 more... 4 days
Virtual reality breathes new life into African fossils, art and artefacts
PHYS.ORG Digital technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. So it was only a matter of time before the ways people interact with the... 4 days
Medtronic launch spinal chord stimulation platform for chronic pain management following FDA approval
NEWS MEDICAL Medtronic plc announced FDA approval and U.S. launch of the Intellis(TM) platform for the management of certain types of chronic intractable pain.... 4 days
Method allows researchers to collect body odour samples of mammals in a non-invasive manner
PHYS.ORG Mammals communicate with each other using olfactory cues. This way they recognize relatives or friends or find a genetically suitable... 4 days
When it comes to the threat of extinction, size matters
SCIENCE DAILY Animals in the Goldilocks zone -- neither too big, nor too small, but just the right size -- face a lower risk of extinction than do those on... 4 days
Fossilized Cosmic Dust Found in the Iconic White Cliffs of Dover
SPACE.COM Micrometeorite fossils embedded in the cliffs could help explain events that took place as many as 98 million years ago. 4 days
When it comes to the threat of extinction, size matters
PHYS.ORG Animals in the Goldilocks zone—neither too big, nor too small, but just the right size—face a lower risk of extinction than do those on both ends of the... 5 days
3-D scans of fossils suggest new fish family tree
SCIENCE-NEWS Analysis of specimens from China implies ray-finned fishes evolved later than previously thought. 5 days
Fueling a cleaner combustion
PHYS.ORG An additive for conventional fuel comprised of oxygenated organic compounds could help reduce the release of pollutants into the atmosphere during the combustion of fossil fuels. Researchers from KAUST have now established how these potential additives decompose under combustion-relevant conditions. 5 days
Ancient Primitive Amphibians Had Mouthful of Teeth, New Research Finds
SCI-NEWS.COM Temnospondyls — a diverse group of extinct small-to-giant amphibians that flourished worldwide during the Carboniferous, Permian,... 5 days
Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class
PHYS.ORG Students in Turkey are returning to school Monday where they will be taught evolution for the last time in their biology classes. Next fall, evolution and Charles Darwin will be... 5 days
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THE VERGE Sometimes it's hard to tell exactly how fast technology is moving. "We put a man on the moon using the... 6 days
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ASTRO WATCH Understanding the collisions and impacts of planetary bodies... 6 days
Uproar in Turkey over removing evolution from biology class
ABC NEWS Students in Turkey are returning to school where they will be taught evolution for the last time in their biology classes. 6 days
mellow makes almost any skateboard electric Mellow makes almost any skateboard electric
THE VERGE Modular design, removable battery, and a novel kick assist mode feel like a genuine evolution of the idea Continue reading… 7 days
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Turning the evolutionary clock back on a light-sensitive protein
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Lumbering giants had agile ancestors
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