Sep 26, 2011 by James Freeman

Researchers have determined that two unusual wasps in amber found in New Jersey, USA represent a new family of wasps, according to a press release from...

Sep 26, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Researchers from MIT and Children’s Hospital Boston have built cardiac patches studded with tiny gold wires that could be used to create pieces of tissue...

Sep 23, 2011 by James Freeman

Archaeologists from the University of Southampton and the British School at Rome working at Portus have discovered a massive building at the maritime port...

Sep 23, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Researchers found that children who are poor readers have the same brain difficulty in processing the sounds of language whether they have a high or low...

Sep 22, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Scientists at Harvard University have created a material that repels just about any type of liquid, including blood and oil, and does so even under harsh...

Sep 22, 2011 by Sci-News.com

A new image from ESO’s telescope reveals the Lambda Centauri Nebula, a cloud of glowing hydrogen and newborn stars in the constellation of Centaurus....

Sep 21, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Dutch researchers revealed that the more fruits and vegetables you eat, especially white-fleshed goodies, the more you protect yourself against stroke. It...

Sep 21, 2011 by Sci-News.com

An innovative method for examining paintings has revealed a hitherto unknown painting beneath Goya’s Portrait of Don Ramón Satué, one of his most celebrated...

Sep 20, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Scientists have found that larger groups of great and blue tits are better at solving problems than smaller ones, according to a press release of Oxford...

Sep 20, 2011 by Natali Anderson

On-line gamers have solved the structure of a retrovirus enzyme whose configuration had stymied scientists, according to a press release from National...

Sep 19, 2011 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s Kepler mission detected Kepler-16b, the closest astronomers have come to discovering Luke Skywalker’s home world of Tatooine, according...

Sep 16, 2011 by Natali Anderson

A researcher in the School of Biological Sciences, Kate Charlton-Robb, unearthed the remarkable findings, showing that coastal dolphins in southern Australia...

Sep 15, 2011 by Natali Anderson

A study led by Stanford University researchers at a waterhole in Namibia, shows that in years of low rainfall, when resources are scarce, some male elephants...

Sep 15, 2011 by Natali Anderson

An international team of researchers has sequenced the genomes of 17 strains of common lab mice, according to  this week’s issue of Nature. This...

Sep 14, 2011 by James Freeman

Researchers announced the discovery of a new species of large predatory fish that prowled ancient North American waterways during the Devonian Period,...

Sep 14, 2011 by Sci-News.com

Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, during tests of new nanomaterial called nanoblades for use in hydrogen storage, have discovered that it...

Sep 13, 2011 by Sci-News.com

The HARPS team led by Michel Mayor from University of Geneva, Switzerland, announced the discovery of more than 50 new exoplanets orbiting nearby stars,...

Sep 13, 2011 by Natali Anderson

Researchers from the International Consortium for Blood Pressure Genome-Wide Association Studies have identified a total of 23 gene regions associated...

Sep 12, 2011 by Sci-News.com

ESO’s New Technology Telescope has captured an image of the open cluster NGC 2100. This brilliant star cluster is around 15 million years old, and located...

Sep 10, 2011 by Sci-News.com

Researchers from California Institute of Technology and UCLA reported that neurons throughout the amygdala, a center in the brain known for processing...