Aug 31, 2012 by Natali Anderson

A collaboration between a computer scientist and a biologist has revealed that a species of harvester ants determine how many foragers to send out of the...

Aug 31, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Australian scientists have suggested that a protein called Grb10 plays a crucial role in increasing muscle mass during development. Structure of the GRB10...

Aug 31, 2012 by Sci-News.com

An international team of researchers has discovered an ultra-luminous supernova in a distant galaxy some 9.5 billion light-years away and used it as a...

Aug 31, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Astronomers have used NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory to produce a new X-ray image of NGC 1929, a star cluster embedded in the N44 nebula, which...

Aug 30, 2012 by Natali Anderson

San Diego Zoo Global researchers, collaborating with Chinese scientists, have discovered that pandas make clear and specific choices about what trees are...

Aug 30, 2012 by Sci-News.com

A new study, led by Dr Mohammad Boskabady of the Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Iran, has revealed that water pipe smoking affects lung function...

Aug 30, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer have discovered millions of supermassive black hole candidates across the Universe and...

Aug 30, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

According to an international team of paleontologists, a 9.7-meter-long mortichnia of a horseshoe crab unearthed at a famous fossil locality in Germany...

Aug 29, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array have detected molecules of glycolaldehyde – a simple form of sugar – in...

Aug 29, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers using NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope has discovered the first transiting circumbinary multi-planet system. Artist’s...

Aug 28, 2012 by Sci-News.com

One fly and two mites found in droplets of amber from northeastern Italy are about 100 million years older than any other amber arthropod – invertebrate...

Aug 27, 2012 by Natali Anderson

Biologists at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole have explained how longfin inshore squid,...

Aug 27, 2012 by Natali Anderson

An international team of researchers, led by Brazilian biologist Dr Angela Sanseverino, has presented a study that shows methane from lakebeds to be present...

Aug 25, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A team of theoretical physicists at the University of Melbourne and RMIT University has proposed that the start of the Universe should be modeled not as...

Aug 24, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Scientists have sequenced the genome of one of the iconic Galapagos finches – the Medium Ground-finch. Galapagos Medium Ground-finch (© Petr Baum /...

Aug 24, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An innovative computational approach applied by an international team of linguists sheds new light on the origins of Indo-European languages. Map shows...

Aug 24, 2012 by Natali Anderson

A study by Japanese scientists shows that singing gibbons use the same vocal techniques as soprano singers. A pair of white-handed gibbons (Matthias Kabel...

Aug 23, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

University of Toronto graduate student Martin Smith has for the first time reconstructed mouthparts of two mollusk-like animals Odontogriphus and Wiwaxia...

Aug 23, 2012 by Sci-News.com

An international group of astronomers has announced the discovery of two groups of galaxies that are just like ours. Image shows one of the two ‘exact...

Aug 22, 2012 by Natali Anderson

An expedition to the mountains of the NZ South Island has added two species of forget-me-nots to the flora of the island country. Myosotis chaffeyorum...