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X-ray images of Tycho’s supernova remnant (Tycho’s SNR) show a pattern of bright clumps and fainter holes. By comparing new... more
Physicists Create Unexpected New Form of Plutonium  SCI-NEWS.COM · 8 hours
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An international team of ornithologists led by by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History has discovered and scientifically described a... more
Hubble Observes Dwarf Spiral: IC 4653  SCI-NEWS.COM · 14 hours
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has taken a beautiful picture of the dwarf spiral galaxy IC 4653. IC 4653 is located approximately 80 million... more
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A fossil site in Canada has yielded the best-preserved specimen of the dromaeosaurid dinosaur Saurornitholestes langstoni ever found.... more
ALMA Finds Gas Waterfalls in Planet-Forming Disk around HD 163296  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
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Giant Dinosaurs Evolved Various Brain-Cooling Mechanisms: Study  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
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Arapaima Fish Scales are One of Nature’s Toughest Flexible Materials  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
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Scientists Find Antimalarial Compounds in Amazonian Acai Berries  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
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Scientists Reconstruct Geological History of Spain’s Giant Geode  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
In a paper published in the journal Geology, Dr. Juan Manuel García-Ruiz from the Universidad de Granada and colleagues reveal... more
Marine Biologists Discover Two New Species of Porcelain Crabs  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
A duo of marine biologists from the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama and the Justus-Liebig-Universität in Germany... more
Venus May Never Have Been Wet and Warm World  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
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Capuchin and Rhesus Monkeys Outsmart Humans When It Comes to Cognitive Flexibility  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
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Researchers Control Quantum State of Single Electron Using High-Frequency Sound Waves  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
An international team of scientists sent high-frequency sound waves across a modified semiconductor device... more
Eocene-Epoch Stingray Had Unique Body Plan  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
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Study Sheds New Light on Evolution of Yellow Hypergiants  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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Researchers Capture Stunning Video of Whale Bubble-Net Feeding  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A research team led by University of Hawai’i at Manoa marine biologists has captured whale’s-point-of-view and aerial drone video of... more
Hubble Captures Detailed Image of NGC 4380  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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Lunar Water Ice May Have Multiple Sources, Researchers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Lunar orbiters such as India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft and NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) recently detected water icy on... more
Honeybees are Even Better Mathematicians than We Thought  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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Milky Way Galaxy Accretes More Gas Than Expected  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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