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Hubble Focuses on Open Star Cluster Messier 11  SCI-NEWS.COM · 10 hours
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the brilliance of an open star cluster called Messier 11 (also known as... more
Meet Scotty, World’s Largest Specimen of Tyrannosaurus rex  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
The world’s biggest known Tyrannosaurus rex — one of the largest and most fearsome carnivores of all time — lived... more
Sun Bears Can Mimic Facial Expressions of Their Playmates  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
A new study published in the journal Scientific Reports provides evidence that sun bears (Helarctos malayanus), a typically... more
Asteroid Ryugu: First Science Results from JAXA’s Hayabusa-2 Mission  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
In June 2018, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) spacecraft and sample return mission Hayabsua-2 arrived at the... more
Earth is Devolatilized Version of Sun, Planetary Researchers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
A team of planetary scientists at the Australian National University found that our planet is made of the... more
Physicists Observe Matter-Antimatter Asymmetry in Charm Particle Decays  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Physicists from the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) Collaboration at CERN have observed, for the first time, the matter-antimatter asymmetry... more
Astronomers Find Pulsar Hurtling Through Space  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Astronomers using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and NSF’s Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array have spotted a pulsar hurtling through space at nearly... more
Quantum Tunneling is Near Instantaneous, Experiments Show  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
Tunneling, a key feature of quantum mechanics, is when a particle that encounters a seemingly insurmountable barrier passes through it, ending up... more
OSIRIS-REx Spots Particle Plumes Erupting on Asteroid Bennu  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission made the first-ever close-up observations of particle plumes erupting from... more
Archaeologists May Have Found Long-Lost Monastery of Princess Aebbe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A team of professional and amateur archaeologists believe they may have discovered the monastery of Aebbe (615-683 CE),... more
TOI-270: Super-Earth and Two Sub-Neptunes Orbit Nearby Red Dwarf  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Astronomers using NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) have discovered a planetary system containing at least three small... more
Ultima Thule: Revealing First Primordial Planetesimal  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Analyzing the data NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has been sending home since the flyby of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule, the mission team... more
Blackpoll Warblers Migrate Up To 12,400 Miles Roundtrip Every Year  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Blackpoll warblers (Setophaga striata) that breed in western North America migrate up to 12,400 miles (20,000... more
World’s Oldest Mariner’s Astrolabe Found  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A unique leaded-gunmetal disk with iconic Portuguese markings recovered from the Sodré shipwreck site in Al Hallaniyah, Oman, has been identified as an early mariner’s astrolabe,... more
First Neuroscientific Evidence that Humans Have Geomagnetic Sense  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
An international team of neuroscientists and geoscientists from Caltech, the University of Tokyo, Princeton University and Tokyo Institute of Technology... more
1,700-Year-Old Elusa Inscription Bears City’s Name  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The ancient city of Elusa (Hebrew: Halutza) is located at the northern edge of the Negev desert and was established as a caravan station... more
‘Teacup’ Quasar Causes Galactic Storms  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
SDSS J143029.88+133912.0, nicknamed the ‘Teacup’ because of its shape, is a quasar located about 1.1 billion light-years away. The power source of the quasar is a... more
Post-Neolithic Diet-Induced Dental Changes Led to Introduction of ‘F’ and ‘V’ Sounds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A class of speech sounds that is now present in nearly half of the world’s languages — labiodentals, produced by positioning the lower lip... more
Hubble Looks at Giant Elliptical Galaxy Messier 49  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has produced this beautiful image of an elliptical galaxy called Messier 49. Unlike spiral galaxies,... more
Brain Wave Stimulation Reduces Alzheimer’s Plaques in Mice  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than 5 million people in the United States, is characterized by beta-amyloid plaques that are... more
Study: Wild Sea Otters Leave Archaeological Traces  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Sea otters (Enhydra lutris) are the only marine mammals that use stone tools while foraging, using them to break open hard-shelled foods.... more
VLT Captures Most Detailed Image Ever Seen of NGC 1788  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) has captured a stunning new photo of NGC 1788, a reflection... more
Stormtropis: New Genus of Bald-Legged Spiders Named after Star Wars’ Stormtroopers  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of researchers has described six new species of bald-legged spiders from... more
Asteroid Bennu is Spinning Faster over Time, New Study Shows  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Bennu — the target of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security-Regolith Explorer) spacecraft... more
NASA Releases Opportunity Rover’s Final Photos of Mars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
After eight months of effort and sending more than a thousand commands in an attempt to restore contact with the... more
Researchers ‘Revive’ Woolly Mammoth Cell Nuclei  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
In 2010, the 28,140-year-old partial carcass of a woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius), nicknamed ‘Yuka,’ was found in Siberian permafrost. Now a team of scientists... more
Eighty-Three Quasars Spotted in Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Astronomers using the Subaru Telescope have discovered 83 quasars in the distant Universe, from a time when the Universe was less than 10% of... more
Avocado Seed Extract Shows Anti-Inflammatory Activity  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Anti-inflammatory medications such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and steroids are commonly used to treat various diseases. According to a new study, a colored... more
Astronomers Detect Circumsolar Dust Ring near Mercury’s Orbit  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of astronomers from the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC, and the University of Colorado, Boulder, has... more
Byzantine-Era Estate of Wealthy Samaritan Unearthed in Israel  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A team of archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has unearthed the remains of a 1,600-year-old agricultural estate at... more
Oumuamua is Interstellar Comet with Odd Properties, Astronomers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
‘Oumuamua, a recently discovered object of extrasolar origin, is a comet that rocks, according to a new study... more
NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Detects Migrating Water on Moon  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Using data from the LAMP (Lyman Alpha Mapping Project) instrument aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, planetary researchers have... more
Scientists Discover New Stiletto Snake Species in Africa  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new species of stiletto snake has been discovered living in the rainforests of Liberia and Guinea. The stiletto snakes,... more
Written Rock of Gelt: Roman Quarry Inscriptions to be Captured in 3D  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A group of Roman inscriptions, known as the Written Rock of Gelt, was discovered in the 18th century, but has suffered in recent years... more
Solar Super-Storm Hit Earth 2,610 Years Ago  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Evidence of an enormous solar storm that struck the Earth around 2,610 years ago has been found in ice cores from Greenland.... more
Novel Vaccine Blocks Osteoarthritis Pain in Mice  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
An international team of scientists from the UK, Switzerland and Latvia has developed a virus-like particle vaccine that could be used to... more
New Species of Plant-Eating Dinosaur Discovered in Australia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Paleontologists in Australia have found fossil fragments from a new genus and species of ornithopod dinosaur that walked the Earth... more
New Charmonium Particle Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Physicists from the Large Hadron Collider beauty (LHCb) Collaboration at CERN have discovered a previously unknown particle that consists of a charm quark and its antimatter counterpart, the... more
Hubble Sees Dazzling Globular Cluster: Messier 28  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Globular clusters are densely packed, spherical collections of hundreds of thousands or even millions of stars. They are among the oldest known... more
Researchers Identify New Gene Regions Associated with Insomnia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Insomnia is a common disorder linked with adverse long-term medical and psychiatric outcomes. It affects 10-20% of adults, and several... more
CERN Physicists Create Long-Lived Positronium  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Physicists from the AEgIS (Antihydrogen Experiment: Gravity, Interferometry, Spectroscopy) Collaboration at CERN have found a new way of making long-lived positronium atoms, which consist of an... more
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