Sep 28, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astrophysicists has the first time measured the black hole’s ‘point of no return’ – the closest distance that...

Sep 28, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

According to researchers at the University of Gothenburg’s Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden, antibiotics can replace invasive surgery for the treatment...

Sep 27, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers at ESO’s La Silla Observatory in Chile have captured a new image of part of the Seagull Nebula. This cloud of gas known as Sharpless 2-292...

Sep 27, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Using a method called reconstructive speckle imaging, a team of astronomers at the Gemini Observatory has captured the sharpest ground-based image ever...

Sep 27, 2012 by Natali Anderson

With a bulbous body and spiky scales, a shaggy lure dangling from its head, and foot-like fins that it uses to walk along the seafloor, the deep-sea anglerfish...

Sep 26, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A German-Austrian team of scientists has discovered that an ancient Buddhist statue found by a German expedition to Tibet in 1938 is carved from an ataxite,...

Sep 26, 2012 by Natali Anderson

According to a team of researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, mechanisms learned from the early phase of limb...

Sep 26, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

An international team of scientists has created a lifelike reconstruction of a multiplacophoran, an ancient mollusk that lived about 390 million years...

Sep 26, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers have assembled a new portrait of the deepest-ever view of the Universe by combining 10 years of NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope observations. This...

Sep 25, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

New observations made with NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, ESA’s XMM-Newton, and Japan’s Suzaku have provided evidence that our Galaxy...

Sep 25, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Archaeologists from the Israel Antiquities Authority have discovered a treasure of impressive prehistoric artifacts at the Ein Zippori site. Stone Age...

Sep 25, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Scientists at the University of Washington suggest that early microbes might have been widespread on land, producing oxygen and weathering pyrite, an iron...

Sep 24, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers has found a possible way to map the spread and structure of the Universe, guided by the light of quasars. This artist’s...

Sep 24, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

German researchers have discovered that the oldest known giant salamander Aviturus exsecratus was able to live on land as well as in water. An artist’s...

Sep 24, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Dutch linguists have developed a new method using Bayesian phylogenetic approaches to analyze the evolution of structural features in more than 50 language...

Sep 24, 2012 by Natali Anderson

An international team of microbiologists has discovered that some gut microbes increase the absorption of dietary fats, allowing the host organism to extract...

Sep 21, 2012 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope have captured a new image of an actively star-forming galaxy known as NGC 7090. This image shows the...

Sep 21, 2012 by Sci-News.com

NASA’s rover Opportunity has returned an image of the Martian surface that is puzzling researchers. Opportunity photographed these small spherical...

Sep 21, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

An Italian-Aussie team of archaeologists has unearthed new evidence of ancient dentistry in the form of a 6,500-year-old human jaw bone with a tooth showing...

Sep 20, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

Scientists at the Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, have discovered that people with psychopathic tendencies have an impaired sense of smell,...