Jan 31, 2013 by Natali Anderson

Narrow ridges found in Martian impact craters in the Nilosyrtis highlands and the Nili Fossae region are the fossilized remnants of underground cracks...

Jan 31, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

According to a new study conducted by ichthyologists Dr Ralf Britz of the Natural History Museum and Dr David Johnson of the Smithsonian National Museum...

Jan 31, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A gaseous compound called hydrogen sulfide may play a wide-ranging role in staving off aging, according to a team of scientists from University of South...

Jan 30, 2013 by Natali Anderson

Astronomers using ESA’s Herschel Space Observatory have captured two new views of the Andromeda Galaxy. This new image from the Herschel Space Observatory...

Jan 30, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A team of chemists from Finland and Canada has been able to identify the mechanism that enables some non-metal compounds to mimic the reactivity of their...

Jan 30, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Scientists at Brigham Young University say posts on Twitter could be helpful to health officials looking for a head start on flu outbreaks. In a study,...

Jan 29, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

Sexual selection can be inferred from the fossil record, according to a new paleontological study appearing in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Sexual...

Jan 29, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

According to a new study, conducted by Prof Nicolas Guéguen of the University of South Brittany, France, if you are serious about your flirting and hope...

Jan 29, 2013 by Natali Anderson

It has not been clear how salt halts the growth of the plant-root system, until now. According to an international study published in the journal Plant...

Jan 28, 2013 by Natali Anderson

A new study in owl monkeys (Aotus azarai) reveals that, when an owl monkey pair is severed by an intruding individual, the mate who takes up with a new...

Jan 28, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers using ESA’s XMM-Newton Space Observatory has identified a pulsar that is able to dramatically change the way...

Jan 25, 2013 by Natali Anderson

Dr Tina Šantl Temkiv and colleagues from Aarhus University, Denmark, have completed the first ever inventory of microbes and soil chemicals in a storm...

Jan 25, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of astronomers using the Subaru Telescope has detected a stellar companion and a Jupiter-sized exoplanet orbiting the star GSC 03547-01402...

Jan 25, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

A team of Australian scientists has found that regular aspirin consumption is associated with an increased risk of a disease called age-related macular...

Jan 25, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

Paleontologist Derek Larson of the Royal Ontario Museum, who spent six years analyzing fossilized dinosaur teeth, has identified more than 20 species of...

Jan 25, 2013 by Enrico de Lazaro

According to a team of paleontologists from Europe and China, the discovery of a new bird-like dinosaur from the Jurassic period challenges widely accepted...

Jan 24, 2013 by Natali Anderson

An international team of biologists led by Dr Marie Dacke of Lund University, Sweden, has discovered that African dung beetles (Scarabaeus satyrus) use...

Jan 24, 2013 by Natali Anderson

An international team of researchers from the UK and New Zealand has discovered a previously undocumented type of eruption in underwater volcanoes. Macauley...

Jan 24, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

An international team of scientists has sequenced nuclear and mitochondrial DNA extracted from remains of a 40,000-year-old human found at the Tianyuan...

Jan 24, 2013 by Sergio Prostak

In a new study, Buffalo University geneticists have demonstrated how defects in an important neurological pathway in early development may be responsible...