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Five-Planet System Found: K2-138
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of citizen scientists and professional astronomers has discovered a system of at least five massive exoplanets, orbiting the Sun-like star K2-138. This planetary system is... 53 minutes
NASA Engineers Demonstrate Pulsar-Based Navigation in Space
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA engineers have successfully demonstrated X-ray navigation in space — a capability that could revolutionize NASA’s ability in the future to pilot... 2 hours
Astronomers Spot ‘Flickering’ Supermassive Black Hole
SCI-NEWS.COM A rapidly growing supermassive black hole — known as an active galactic nucleus — in the center of a distant galaxy appears to have... 19 hours
Genetic Variation between Pathogen Strains Contributes to Diverse Patient Immune Responses
SCI-NEWS.COM Individuals have wide-ranging physiological responses to the same species of pathogen. Researchers have demonstrated... 22 hours
Mars’ Turbulent Winds Can Make Mountains in Impact Craters
SCI-NEWS.COM In a paper published in the journal Physical Review E, a duo of fluid dynamics experts proposes a... 1 day
Spitzer and Hubble Telescopes Provide 3D Journey through Magnificent Orion Nebula
SCI-NEWS.COM By combining the visible and infrared capabilities of NASA’s Spitzer and NASA/ESA Hubble space... 1 day
Hubble Space Telescope Probes Archaeology of Milky Way’s Bulge
SCI-NEWS.COM Many disc galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, have a central concentration of stars called a ‘bulge.’... 4 days
Hubble Space Telescope Probes Archeology of Milky Way’s Bulge
SCI-NEWS.COM Many disc galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, have a central concentration of stars called a ‘bulge.’... 4 days
Earliest Fossil Evidence of Butterflies and Moths, Dating Back 200 Million Years, Found in Germany
SCI-NEWS.COM An international group of paleontologists has... 4 days
New HiRISE Images Show 3D Structure of Martian Ice Sheets
SCI-NEWS.COM New images from the High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter... 4 days
Hubble Finds Three Giant Exoplanets and Several Brown Dwarfs in Orion Nebula
SCI-NEWS.COM Using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to peer deep into the famous Orion Nebula, Space Telescope Institute researcher Massimo Robberto and colleagues searched for... 4 days
Scientists Find Primordial Organic Matter in Two Meteorites
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers from the United States, UK and Japan has found liquid water and a mix of complex... 5 days
Fossils Reveal Giant New Species of Burrowing Bat: Vulcanops jennyworthyae
SCI-NEWS.COM Paleontologists say they’ve found the fossilized remains of a new genus and species of bat that... 5 days
Fast Radio Burst Source Linked to Extreme Magnetic Environment
SCI-NEWS.COM Using the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico and the Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, astronomers have gained... 5 days
Simple Cell Contains 42 Million Protein Molecules, Biologists Say
SCI-NEWS.COM There are approximately 42 million protein molecules in a simple cell, according to University of Toronto’s Professor Grant... 5 days
ALMA Detects ‘Whirlpool’ Movement in Two Early Galaxies
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile have spotted swirling gas in some of the Universe’s earliest... 6 days
Research Shows How Alcohol Damages Stem Cell DNA
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology and the University of... 6 days
Common Treeshrew is Evolutionary Rule-Breaker, Researchers Say
SCI-NEWS.COM The common treeshrew (Tupaia glis) — a small mammal native to Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia — defies two widely tested rules that... 6 days
Study: Planets within Single Multi-Planet System are Similar in Size and Regularly Spaced
SCI-NEWS.COM A study of 909 exoplanets in 355 multi-planet systems discovered... 6 days
Regular Exercise Can Reverse Damage from Heart Aging, Finds New Study
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a new study published in the journal Circulation, proper exercise can reverse... 7 days
Biologists Trace Evolution of Bacterial Flagellar Motors
SCI-NEWS.COM Using 3D images, biologists at Imperial College London, UK, have shown how bacteria have evolved their ‘flagellar’ motors of different powers to... 7 days
Bonnethead Sharks Consume and Digest Seagrass
SCI-NEWS.COM A small coastal shark called the bonnethead shark (Sphyrna tiburo) eats copious amounts of seagrass (Thalassia testudinum) and has adaptations in its digestive system... 1 week
Weightlessness Increases Humans’ Body Temperature: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM An international team of scientists led by Professor Hanns-Christian Gunga of Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin has observed that astronauts run hot when exposed to weightlessness, and... 1 week
Sauna Has Beneficial Effects on Blood Pressure and Arterial Stiffness
SCI-NEWS.COM An international group of researchers has demonstrated that sauna bathing for 30 min reduces blood pressure and... 1 week
NASA’s Juno Orbiter Delivers Spectacular New Photos of Jupiter
SCI-NEWS.COM NASA has released beautiful new images of Jupiter’s turbulent atmosphere from the tenth close flyby of its Juno... 1 week
Novel Technique Reveals Relationship between IQ and Brain Connectivity
SCI-NEWS.COM A simple technique for mapping the wiring of the brain — called morphometric similarity mapping — has shown... 1 week
Study: Easter Island Had Supportive and Inclusive Community
SCI-NEWS.COM An analysis of so-called pukao — colossal stone hats of monumental statues (moai) on Easter Island — provides evidence contrary... 1 week
Hubble Captures Enormous Galaxy Cluster 7 Billion Light-Years Away
SCI-NEWS.COM A gorgeous photo by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope shows ACT-CLJ0102-4915, the largest, hottest, and X-ray brightest galaxy... 1 week
Lack of Sleep May Cause Anxiety, Depression, Experts Warn
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a duo of researchers from State University of New York and Binghamton University, sleeping less than... 2 weeks
Massive Stars are More Abundant than Thought
SCI-NEWS.COM Observations of 30 Doradus, a star-forming region in a nearby galaxy called Large Magellanic Cloud, reveal that massive stars are more prevalent... 2 weeks
Study: Bonobos Prefer Hinderers over Helpers
SCI-NEWS.COM While humans generally prefer individuals who are nice to others, a new study finds bonobos (Pan paniscus) — our closest relatives in the animal... 2 weeks
Caffeine May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease in Early Stages
SCI-NEWS.COM People with Parkinson’s disease have lower levels of caffeine in their blood than people without the disease, even... 2 weeks
Researchers Enhance Scientific Understanding of Calcium Taste
SCI-NEWS.COM Though calcium taste doesn’t fit into the five established tastes the tongue’s receptors can identify, humans describe it as slightly bitter and... 2 weeks
Ancient Beringians: 11,500-Year-Old Genome Reveals Previously Unknown Native American Population
SCI-NEWS.COM Genetic analysis of DNA from a female infant found at the Upward Sun River archaeological site... 2 weeks
Artificial Sugar Trehalose Linked to Clostridium difficile Epidemics
SCI-NEWS.COM An artificial sugar called trehalose enhances the virulence of epidemic lineages of Clostridium difficile, a Gram-positive spore forming bacterium that... 2 weeks
‘Alien Megastructure’ Not the Cause of KIC 8462852’s Dimming
SCI-NEWS.COM Astronomers are one step closer to solving the mystery behind KIC 8462852, a main-sequence F-type star located in... 2 weeks
Researchers Developing Method for Automated Identification of Bird Species
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of scientists at the College of Engineering (CoE) in Pune, India, is developing an efficient method... 2 weeks
Study: Danger Changes How Mammalian Brain Stores Innocuous Information
SCI-NEWS.COM According to a study by University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers, a mammal’s brain changes how it... 2 weeks
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Spies Earth and Moon
SCI-NEWS.COM On October 2, 2017, just ten days after performing an Earth Gravity Assist maneuver, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft pointed its camera suite back... 2 weeks
Researchers Use Mouse Pluripotent Stem Cells to Grow Hairy Skin
SCI-NEWS.COM A process using pluripotent stem cells from mice can generate skin tissue complete with hair follicles,... 2 weeks
ESO’s Very Large Telescope Snaps Beautiful Photo of NGC 1398
SCI-NEWS.COM A new image from ESO’s Very Large Telescope shows the barred spiral galaxy NGC 1398 in... 2 weeks
Moon Has Earth’s Oxygen, Planetary Researchers Say
SCI-NEWS.COM A team of Japanese planetary researchers led by Osaka University’s Professor Kentaro Terada has discovered that the solar wind and Earth’s magnetic... 2 weeks
Marine Biologists Discover New Species: Frilled Giant Pacific Octopus
SCI-NEWS.COM A new species of large Pacific octopus has been discovered in the waters of Prince William Sound, Alaska.... 2 weeks
Researchers Find Way to ‘Erase’ Remote Visual Fear Memories in Rats
SCI-NEWS.COM How the brain is able to store memories over long periods of time has... 2 weeks
Central Black Holes Control Star Formation in Massive Galaxies: Study
SCI-NEWS.COM Supermassive black holes, with masses more than a million times that of the Sun, reside at... 2 weeks
How chimp DNA techniques turned us into jungle detectives
Deadly California mudslides show the need for maps and zoning that better reflect landslide risk
How robot math and smartphones led researchers to a drug discovery breakthrough
From flagship to spaceship—two experiments pushing the frontier of graphene's potential
From flagship to spaceship—two experiments pushing the frontier of graphene's potential
Multifaceted design of the mantis shrimp club is inspiring advanced composite materials for airplanes, football helmets
Scientists use vibrations within cells to identify their mechanical properties
A black cockatoo's journey back to the wild
Advancing cloud with memory disaggregation
A brief history of fitness technology
Future weather forecasting—it's all in the 'MRI' of clouds
'Earworm melodies with strange aspects' – what happens when AI makes music
I Went With Johnny Cash to Folsom Prison
Even Chemists Are Baffled by This GIF of a Molecule Spiraling to Its Doom
Researchers explain how snakes can crawl in a straight line