May 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A multinational group of anthropologists has described a new human ancestor species that lived in what is now the Afar region of Ethiopia about 3.3 –...

May 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Gemini Planet Imager at the Gemini South telescope in Chile have identified a disc-shaped bright ring of dust around a nearby young...

May 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

NASA has announced the selection of science instruments for the Europa Clipper, a future mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa. Based on new evidence from...

May 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the FOcal Reducer and low dispersion Spectrograph (FORS) on ESO’s Very Large Telescope in Chile have released a new image of a spectacular...

May 27, 2015 by Sci-News.com

An unusual virus called Sulfolobus islandicus Rod-shaped Virus 2 (SIRV2 for short) could be a new weapon in the fight against pathogens, says an international...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

A group of scientists from Finland has conducted computer simulations that predict the existence of an atomically thin, free-standing 2D liquid phase. Atomically...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

According to a new study published in the journal Child Development, infants are capable of understanding abstract relations like ‘same’ and ‘different.’ Babies...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Using slow-motion video-recording and experiments, an international team of ornithologists has found that the Mexican Jays are able to ‘weigh’ peanuts...

May 26, 2015 by Sci-News.com

Scientists analyzing high-resolution images from the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory in Arizona have discovered an enormous lava lake on Io, the...