Researchers Identify 19 New Genetic Variants for Problematic Drinking  SCI-NEWS.COM · 10 hours
An international team of scientists has identified 29 independent genetic risk variants — 19 of them novel — linked... more
Fossil of Ancient Long-Tailed Bird Found in China  SCI-NEWS.COM · 13 hours
A new genus and species of jeholornithiform avialan that lived during the Cretaceous period has been identified from a nearly-complete... more
Scientists Create 3D Map of Rat Heart’s Neurons  SCI-NEWS.COM · 16 hours
An international team of researchers has created a comprehensive anatomical 3D map and molecular profile of the rat intracardiac nervous... more
New Sex Hormone Discovered: Secretoneurin  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A large protein called secretogranin-2 is important for the normal functioning of brain cells and other cells that secrete hormones to control body functions such as... more
Astronomers Find Giant Collisional Ring Galaxy in Early Universe  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Astronomers have spotted a giant galaxy with a massive star-forming ring that existed 10.8 billion years ago. Dubbed... more
European Cave Bears Had Pure Herbivorous Diet  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
An isotopic analysis of fossil collagen from the bones collected in three Romanian caves indicates that the cave bear (Ursus spelaeus), an... more
Researchers Sequence Genome of Jojoba Plant  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
An international team of scientists has for the first time mapped the entire genome of the jojoba plant (Simmondsia chinensis). Jojoba is a dioecious... more
Astronomers Directly Image Giant Planet-Like Object around Sun-Like Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 days
Using three instruments on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT), an international team of astronomers has discovered and imaged... more
Bumblebees Bite Leaves of Flowerless Plants to Stimulate Earlier Flowering  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
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Archaeologists Find 1,750-Year-Old Cultivated Rice Grains in Uzbekistan  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
A team of archeologists from China, Uzbekistan, and Germany has found evidence that japonica-like rice was an important food in... more
Hubble Space Telescope Observes NGC 3895  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured this vivid image of a barred spiral galaxy called NGC 3895. NGC 3895 resides some 161 million... more
Scientists Sequence Single-Celled Alga Genome  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
An international team of researchers has successfully sequenced the genome of Penium margaritaceum, a single-celled alga species that belongs to Zygnematophyceae, the sister lineage to land... more
Researchers Map Green Snow Algae Blooms in Antarctica  SCI-NEWS.COM · 5 days
Using data from ESA’s Copernicus Sentinel-2 mission and two field campaigns, a team of UK scientists has identified 1,679 blooms... more
300,000-Year-Old Wooden Throwing Stick Found in Germany  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
A team of archaeologists from the University of Tübingen and the University of Liège has unearthed a well-preserved wooden throwing stick at... more
Cosmic Rays May Have Played Key Role in Origin of Life’s Handedness  SCI-NEWS.COM · 6 days
Living organisms comprise a system of molecules organized with specific handedness. Handedness — or chirality — is the geometric property of an object that... more
Curiosity Finds Evidence of Mars’ Ancient Ice-Covered Lakes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Using data from the Sample Analysis at Mars (SAM) instrument on NASA’s rover Curiosity, researchers have found that certain minerals... more
Australopithecus sediba Used Their Hands for Both Climbing and Human-Like Manipulation  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
An international team of paleoanthropologists has found that the hand of Australopithecus sediba, a... more
Astronomers Witness Ongoing Planet Formation in AB Aurigae System  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
Astronomers using the SPHERE (Spectro-Polarimetric High-contrast Exoplanet Research) instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope (VLT) have observed a... more
Aerobic Exercise Improves Memory in Older Adults, New Study Finds  SCI-NEWS.COM · 7 days
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Massive, Rotating Disk Galaxy Spotted 12.3 Billion Light-Years Away  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) have found evidence for the most distant rotationally supported disk... more
Archaeologists Find 300,000-Year-Old Elephant Skeleton in Germany  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of archaeologists from the Senckenberg Centre for Human Evolution and Palaeoenvironment at the University of Tübingen, the Lower Saxony State... more
Multispectral Imaging Uncovers Hidden Text in Fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Four Dead Sea scroll fragments from the Reed Collection in the University of Manchester’s... more
Titanichthys: Devonian-Period Armored Fish was Suspension Feeder  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Titanichthys, a giant placoderm (armored fish) from the Devonian period, fed in a similar manner to basking sharks, according to a study... more
Study Reveals Link between Diversity in Daily Experiences and Sense of Well-Being  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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Martian Mud Volcanoes May Look Similar to Lava Flows Found on Earth  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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Using the Near-Infrared Camera (NIRC2) on the Keck II telescope at W. M. Keck Observatory on... more
Extreme Climate Change Caused Extinction of Megafauna in Australia and New Guinea  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
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New Dinosaur Unearthed in Australia  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Paleontologists in Australia have found a fossilized vertebra from an elaphrosaurine theropod dinosaur that walked the Earth 110 million years ago (Cretaceous period). It is the... more
Hot Super-Earth Discovered Orbiting Ancient Star  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
An international team of astronomers has discovered a close-in super-Earth exoplanet in the HD 164922 planetary system. HD 164922 is a bright G9-type star... more
New Antibody Completely Neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
A team of researchers from Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. has isolated a new antibody that completely inhibits the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus virus in cell culture. “Our... more
Hubble Spots Lonely Dwarf Galaxy  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a striking new photo of a dwarf irregular galaxy called ESO 461-036. ESO 461-036 is located approximately 22.3 million... more
Juno Sees Jupiter’s Northern High-Altitude Hazes  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
NASA’s Juno orbiter captured a beautiful image during its 25th close flyby of Jupiter in February 2020. Juno launched on August 5, 2011, from... more
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Israeli Archaeologists Find Rare Bar Kokhba Revolt Coin  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) have uncovered a rare bronze coin from the period of the Bar Kokhba... more
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Study: Giant Carnivorous Dinosaurs were Optimized for Energy-Efficient Walking  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
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Seven New Species of Australian Peacock Spiders Discovered  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
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Paleontologists Find Strange Ball-Like Structures in 80-Million-Year-Old Fossils  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
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Pockets of Salty Water May Exist on Present-Day Mars  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
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