Oct 31, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Using sophisticated computer modeling programs, astrophysicists have shed light on the long-standing mystery of the binding force behind a cluster of unruly...

Oct 31, 2012 by Natali Anderson

Dr Rogério Bertani, a tarantula specialist with the Instituto Butantan in Sao Paulo, has reported the discovery of nine species of tree-dwelling tarantulas. Female...

Oct 30, 2012 by Natali Anderson

The elusive West African Seahorse, Hippocampus algiricus, has been filmed for the first time off the coast of Senegal by Imperial College London’s student...

Oct 30, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A Sino-German group of paleontologists has reported the discovery of a large paleontological site in China’s northwest province of Xinjiang with about...

Oct 29, 2012 by Natali Anderson

Australian National University biologists have found a new species of skink hidden among the sand dunes of Western Australia’s coastline. The Coastal...

Oct 29, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Astronomers using the Low-Frequency Array for Radio Astronomy (LOFAR) have captured a stunning image of a bubble of particles surrounding a supermassive...

Oct 29, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A technology called the Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) System for Ancient Documentary Artifacts has brought scientists closer to cracking the...

Oct 26, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

By combining observations from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory with infrared data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope and radio data from...

Oct 26, 2012 by Natali Anderson

A multinational team of astronomers using the Advanced Camera for Surveys and the Wide Field Camera 3 aboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has captured...

Oct 26, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A team of scientists at the University of Helsinki, Finland, has discovered stem cells that play a decisive role in new blood vessel growth. This image...

Oct 26, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers using data from NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has confirmed the presence of a massive planet around the nearby...

Oct 25, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

A new species of egg-eating sea snake has been recently discovered in a formalin-filled jar in the Copenhagen Natural History Museum, Denmark. This is...

Oct 25, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Astronomers using ESO’s 4.1-m Visible and Infrared Survey Telescope for Astronomy (VISTA) have catalogued more than 84 million stars in the central parts...

Oct 25, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

An international team of scientists has sequenced mitochondrial genome of first New Zealand settlers, and revealed a surprising degree of genetic variation...

Oct 25, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

Astrophysicists using data from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope have suggested that isolated stars kicked to the edges of space by violent galaxy...

Oct 24, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A study led by Prof Kristen Hawkes at the University of Utah provides new mathematical support for the ‘grandmother hypothesis,’ a theory that humans...

Oct 24, 2012 by Enrico de Lazaro

A professional paleontologist has identified a new species of coelacanth from 100 million-year-old fossil remains found in the fossil-rich Duck Creek Formation,...

Oct 24, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers used Wide Field Camera 3 aboard NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope to look at the host galaxy of one of the most luminous...

Oct 24, 2012 by Sergio Prostak

British scientists have found a way of changing the color of metals including gold, silver and aluminium. This collage shows official bullion coins of...

Oct 23, 2012 by Natali Anderson

A new genus of ferns found in Central and South America, Mexico, Arizona and Texas, has been named for Lady Gaga, an American singer and songwriter. Lady...