May 31, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array (ALMA) have captured a new image of the centre of the distinctive galaxy Centaurus A. This...

May 31, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A new study by European scientists has suggested that intense ultraviolet radiation on Mars releases methane from organic materials which meteorites transport...

May 31, 2012 by Natali Anderson

For the first time, the genomes of the domesticated tomato and its wild ancestor, Solanum pimpinellifolium, have been sequenced by the Tomato Genome Consortium,...

May 31, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Scientists have found prehistoric birds that disappeared 65 million years ago may have employed flight styles different to their modern-day counterparts. In...

May 31, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Astronomer Dr Robert Braun of the CSIRO Astronomy and Space Science in Australia has discovered that today’s Universe contains more atomic hydrogen...

May 30, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Forensic anthropologists at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville have found that heads of Americans are getting larger. Uncle Sam, a national personification...

May 30, 2012 by Natali Anderson

British biologists have found that the tuatara, an iconic New Zealand reptile, chews its food in a way unlike any other animal on Earth. An adult of the...

May 30, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An American-Canadian team of scientists has discovered a rare landscape that appears to be very similar to one of Jupiter’s icy moons, Europa. Europa,...

May 30, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A team of researchers from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and the University of Texas has found that East Asian and American Facebook users...

May 29, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Using NASA’s Fermi Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered two ghostly gamma-ray jets, which they believe are a sign of earlier jet activity...

May 29, 2012 by James Freeman

British researchers have reconstructed for the first time how a famous extinct animal – the early tetrapod called Ichthyostega – moved on land. Reconstruction...

May 29, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Scientists from Simon Fraser University in Canada and University of Tasmania in Australia have found that sea and land cold-blooded animals differ in their...

May 28, 2012 by James Freeman

A new study has suggested that climate change was a key ingredient in the collapse of the Harappan civilization. Archaeological ruins of Mohenjo-daro:...

May 28, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

In the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics, a team of scientists from the Royal Society of Chemistry, the University of Warwick and IBM Research – Zurich...

May 28, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A European scientist has presented an explanation for the origin of sliding friction between solid objects. An experiment to demonstrate static and sliding...

May 28, 2012 by Sci-News.com

A new study has revealed that it took about 10 million years for Earth to recover from the greatest mass extinction of all time. End-Permian Earth (Christine...

May 25, 2012 by Natali Anderson

Using camera traps, wildlife researchers have captured photographs of one of the rarest animals on Earth, the Sumatran striped rabbit. A research group...

May 25, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Researchers have found strong evidence that carbon in Martian meteorites, including in the famous Allan Hills 84001, is indigenous – and not contamination...

May 25, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

An international team of researchers has identified why some curry dishes, made with spices humans have used for thousands of years, might be good for...

May 25, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Oxford and Tübingen scientists have identified what they believe are the world’s oldest known musical instruments. Mammoth-, left, and bird-bone flutes...