Oct 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array have detected an unusual carbon-based molecule called iso-propyl cyanide (i-C3H7CN)...

Oct 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A team of researchers led by Dr Vladlen Shvedov of the Australian National University’s Laser Physics Center in Canberra, Australia, has built what they...

Oct 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Six astronaut-like members of NASA’s Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) team have embarked on the longest dedicated space travel...

Oct 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

The European Space Agency (ESA) is inviting the public to suggest a name for the spot where the Rosetta mission’s lander Philae will touch down on...

Oct 21, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Yale University ornithologists Prof Richard Prum and Jacob Berv have mapped out the first large-scale evolutionary family tree for the Neotropical cotingas...

Oct 20, 2014 by Sci-News.com

Three NASA Mars orbiters – Mars Odyssey, Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, MAVEN orbiter – and two Mars rovers are part of a campaign to study Comet...

Oct 19, 2014 by Sci-News.com

On 19 October 2014, Comet Siding Spring will come within about 139,500 km of Mars – less than half the distance between Earth and our moon and less...

Oct 18, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A new study published in the journal Biology Letters is the first to document that fish larvae produce sound. This image shows an unpigmented larva of...

Oct 17, 2014 by Sci-News.com

A near-intact fossilized egg of a Mesozoic bird recently discovered in the Sao Paulo State of Brazil is the first ever found in the country. LPRP USP-0359,...