Jul 31, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Giant ice avalanches discovered on Saturn’s moon Iapetus provide clue to extreme slippage elsewhere in the Solar System. When the rimwall of Iapetus’s...

Jul 31, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of scientists has substantially increased the age at which we can trace the emergence of modern culture, all thanks to the San people...

Jul 30, 2012 by Sci-News.com

An international team of archaeologists has unearthed a beautiful and colossal human sculpture at the Tayinat Archaeological Project excavation site in...

Jul 30, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A team of archaeologists from the University of Bonn, Germany, has discovered a tomb of a young prince at the ancient Mayan city of Uxul. A cup from the...

Jul 30, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

In a new study, geologists at the University of Texas at Austin have examined large-scale polygons on Mars and compared them to similar features on Earth’s...

Jul 27, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A survey of the extensive fruit and seed collections from the Middle Eocene of the Messel fossil site in Germany has revealed 140 genera, representing...

Jul 27, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A multinational team of researchers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope has discovered that almost three quarters of high-mass stars have close companions,...

Jul 27, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Astronomers have detected the first exoplanetary system with regularly aligned orbits similar to those in our Solar System. In this artist interpretation,...

Jul 26, 2012 by Natali Anderson

Chinese biologists have published the first photo evidence that a population of the recently discovered snub-nosed monkey, Rhinopithecus strykeri, lives...

Jul 26, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope has detected a very special gamma-ray pulsar. A gamma-ray pulsar...

Jul 26, 2012 by Sci-News.com

An international team of archaeologists has uncovered the first evidence of ceramic figurative art in late Upper Paleolithic Europe – from about...

Jul 25, 2012 by Natali Anderson

Biologists from the National University of Singapore have identified a new deep-water species of box crab. Calappa karenae (Roy Kropp / Zootaxa / Magnolia...

Jul 25, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A large international team of researchers led by University of Adelaide, Australia, has found that women who use marijuana can more than double the risk...

Jul 24, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A new study led by Dr Susan Wolver, and Dr Diane Sun, from Virginia Commonwealth University, explains why if you have been bitten by a tick, you may develop...

Jul 24, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astrophysicists has developed a new model that shows how an elusive type of black hole can be formed in the gas surrounding their...

Jul 24, 2012 by Sci-News.com

An international team of paleontologists has discovered two ancient species of South American rodents, including the oldest chinchilla, a discovery that...

Jul 23, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Israeli archaeologists have discovered what they believe is a 2,300-year-old harbor of the ancient city of Akko. A member of the Israel Antiquities Authority...

Jul 23, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Japanese astronomers using two radio telescopes have produced a map of carbon monoxide distribution in the central region of our Galaxy. While mapping...

Jul 20, 2012 by Natali Anderson

A new study, which examines how dolphins might process their sonar signals, could provide a new system for man-made sonar to detect targets, such as sea...

Jul 20, 2012 by Sci-News.com

After sequencing the complete genome of Leishmania donovani, a parasite causing one of the most important tropical diseases after malaria, a team of scientists...