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Cat-Specific Music Can Lower Stress-Related Behaviors in Cats Visiting Veterinary Clinic: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 hours
Adding feline-specific music to veterinary offices as environmental enrichment could provide great value to the cat’s welfare in the clinic, to the client’s comfort... more
Paleontologists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Green Seaweed Fossils  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 hours
Paleontologists have discovered the microscopic fossilized remains of green seaweed near Dalian in the Liaoning province of northern China. The microfossils are approximately one... more
XMM-Newton Detects X-ray Superflare from Ultracool Dwarf  SCI-NEWS.COM · 8 hours
Using data from the European Photon Imaging Camera (EPIC) onboard ESA’s XMM-Newton X-ray observatory, astronomers have detected for the first time a... more
Olive Oil-Rich Diet May Extend Lifespan, Help Mitigate Aging-Related Diseases  SCI-NEWS.COM · 10 hours
Olive oil in the Mediterranean diet may hold the key to improving lifespan and mitigating aging-related... more
Astronomers Snap New Images of Huge Asteroid Pallas  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
Astronomers using the Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research (SPHERE) imager, an instrument installed on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the... more
Study: Bumblebees Recognize Objects through Sight and Touch  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
In a study published this month in the journal Science, a team of researchers from Queen Mary University of London... more
Physicists Observe Three-Atom Collisions in Ground-Breaking Experiments  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A team of physicists in New Zealand has held individual atoms of rubidium in place and observed previously unseen interactions. “Our method... more
New Species of Ancient Hairy Cicada Identified  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A new genus and species of hairy cicada that lived around 100 million years ago (Cretaceous period) has been identified from a... more
Hubble Space Telescope Views NGC 691  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this beautiful image of the unbarred spiral galaxy NGC 691. NGC 691 lies approximately 125 million light-years... more
Scientists Identify New Snail Species, Name It after Greta Thunberg  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
A team of professional and citizen scientists has discovered a new species of caenogastropod snail living... more
46,000-Year-Old Horned Lark Found in Siberian Permafrost  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
In a new study published today in the journal Communications Biology, an international team of researchers radiocarbon-dated an exceptionally well-preserved carcass of... more
Tart Cherry Concentrate Has Significant Benefit for Endurance Exercise Performance  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Tart cherry concentrate may enhance endurance exercise performance via its low glycemic index, anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative... more
Strikingly Metal-Rich Halo of Messier 104 Suggests Turbulent Past  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Messier 104, a lenticular galaxy located 28 million light-years away in the constellation Virgo, now has a new... more
Ancestors of Neanderthals and Denisovans Interbred with ‘Superarchaic’ Hominin  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
A new study by researchers from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Utah shows that over... more
Scientists Produce 3D Map of SARS-CoV-2’s Spike Protein  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Researchers have made a breakthrough toward developing a vaccine for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, also known as 2019-nCoV, by creating the... more
Novel Synthetic Bioplastic Protects against UV Radiation  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A team of researchers in Sweden has developed a new bioplastic that, unlike traditional carbon-based plastics or other bioplastics, provides protection from... more
Arecibo Observatory Reveals Near-Earth Asteroid 2020 BX12 Has Large Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Astronomers using a radio telescope at the Arecibo Observatory have captured the first images of the... more
Solar Orbiter Sends Back First Science Data  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Solar Orbiter, a new collaborative mission between ESA and NASA to study our Sun, successfully launched on an Atlas V 411 rocket... more
Archaeologists Discover Ruins of 3,100-Year-Old Canaanite Temple in Israel  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
The remains of a previously unknown Canaanite temple, dating from the 12th century BCE, have been uncovered in... more
Astronomers Find New Way to Study Planets around Red Dwarf Stars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Using the Low Frequency Array (LOFAR) radio telescope, astronomers have observed radio waves that... more
Scientists Discover New Electronic State of Matter  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A team of U.S. physicists and materials scientists has observed a new state of matter at the interface between two oxide materials:... more
Remdesivir: Experimental Antiviral Drug Shows Promise against MERS Virus in Rhesus Macaques  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) is closely related to the COVID-19 coronavirus (also known as SARS-CoV-2 and 2019-nCoV) that has grown to be... more
‘Air-Gen’ Device Generates Electric Power from Ambient Humidity  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A thin-film device made from nanometer-scale protein wires harvested from the microbe Geobacter sulfurreducens can generate continuous electric power in... more
Dinosaurs Were Warm-Blooded, Study of Fossil Eggshells Suggests  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Using a novel technique called clumped isotope paleothermometry, an international team of paleontologists analyzed eggshell fossils representing three major dinosaur... more
Breakthrough Listen Scientists Release New Data from SETI Survey of Milky Way  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The Breakthrough Listen Initiative, the largest ever scientific research program aimed at finding evidence of alien civilizations, has released data from the most comprehensive... more
Paleontologists Find New Fossils of Gigantic Freshwater Turtle  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of paleontologists has unearthed several well-preserved shells and the first known jaw specimen of Stupendemys geographicus, a... more
Betelgeuse: VLT Observes Dimming Supergiant Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Astronomers using two instruments on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have captured new images of a red supergiant star called Betelgeuse. The images show... more
New Carnivorous Dinosaur Unearthed in Argentina  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A new genus and species of medium-sized abelisaurid dinosaur being named Tralkasaurus cuyi has been discovered by Dr. Mauricio Cerroni from the Argentine Museum... more
Hubble Takes Closer Look at Stunning Spiral Galaxy: NGC 4689  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have photographed the central part of a spiral galaxy... more
Biologists Solve Mystery of ‘Stinging Water’  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Snorkelers in mangrove forest waters inhabited by the upside-down jellyfish Cassiopea xamachana report discomfort due to a sensation known as ‘stinging water.’ When Tohoku... more
Cosmic Rays from beyond Solar System Affect Atmosphere of Titan  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Using data from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), a team of Japanese researchers has found... more
NASA Releases Remastered ‘Pale Blue Dot’ Image  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
On February 14, 1990, cameras of NASA’s Voyager 1 spacecraft pointed back toward the Sun and snapped a series of pictures of... more
Physicists Pioneer New Way to Turn Metal into Insulator  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of physicists led by the University of British Columbia has demonstrated a novel way to precisely... more
West Africans Carry DNA from Mysterious Archaic Hominin  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Four West African populations — Yoruba, Esan, Mende, and Gambian — derive 2 to 19% of their genetic ancestry from... more
Two Glycopeptide Antibiotics Have Never-Before-Seen Way to Kill Bacteria  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Two members of a new class of glycopeptide antibiotics — the previously known glycopeptide antibiotic complestatin and a... more
Giant Bacteriophages Bridge Gap between Living Microbes and Viral Machines  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Bacteriophages — viruses that infect bacteria — are considered distinct from cellular life owing to their... more
99-Million-Year-Old Bee Found Encased in Burmese Amber  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
In a paper published online in the journal Palaeodiversity, Oregon State University’s Professor George Poinar Jr. described a new family, genus and... more
Astronomers Discover Nearest-Known Newborn Gas Giant  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using data from ESA’s Gaia star-mapping satellite have discovered a newborn gaseous exoplanet closer to Earth than any other of similarly young age... more
Opossums are Main Pollinators for Strange Fungus-Like Plant  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Scybalium fungiforme is a little-known fungus-like plant species of the family Balanophoraceae. It has bunches of tiny pale flowers that... more
Astronomers Find Three Massive Exoplanets Orbiting Evolved Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Using data from NASA’s Kepler/K2 mission and several ground-based instruments, astronomers have discovered a planetary system with three transiting planets... more
Bioengineers Testing Smart Insulin Patch  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of U.S. bioengineers has developed a glucose-responsive insulin patch that could one day monitor and manage glucose levels in people with diabetes. The researchers... more
Long-Period Giant Planets Form Differently than Brown Dwarfs, Say Astronomers  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Using the 10-m Keck II telescope at the W.M. Keck Observatory and Subaru Telescope, a team... more
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