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Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa

NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated a...

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa

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Earliest sign of humans outside of Africa found in Greek cave Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece. Its estimated age is at least 210,000 years old, making it 16,000 or more years older than an upper jaw bone...
2019-07-11 21:16

Ancient Skull Fragment Pushes Back Date of Earliest Humans in Europe A comprehensive re-analysis of a skull fragment found in a Greek cave back in the late 1970s suggests early modern humans were present in Eurasia some 210,000 years ago. It’s the earliest indication of our species on the continent, but the lack of su...
2019-07-10 21:48

Scientists cure HIV in mice for first time — are humans next? Scientists have eliminated the HIV virus in test rodents for the first time ever — and now they’re hopeful their experimental methods will work on humans, too. Through a combination of gene-editing and antiviral therapy, researchers at Temple U...
2019-07-03 19:01

Scientists Say They Found A Cure For HIV In Some Mice; Humans Can Be Next Researchers say they have removed HIV from the DNA of mice, an achievement the scientists say could be an early step toward an elusive cure for humans....
2019-07-05 06:48

Ancient Siberia was home to previously unknown humans, say scientists DNA analysis reveals hardy group genetically distinct from Eurasians and East AsiansIt was cold, remote and involved picking fights with woolly mammoths – but it seems ancient Siberia 30,000 years ago was home to a hardy and previously unknown group ...
2019-06-05 21:48

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa later...
2019-05-21 15:48

Physics indicates some of Earth’s earliest animals helped each other feed Enlarge / The result of a fluid mechanics simulation with multiple Erniettas. (credit: Dave Mazierski) What drove the evolution of the earliest animal life? In modern animals, it's easy to infer a lot about an organism's lifestyle based on its anat...
2019-06-21 20:16

Earliest known signs of cannabis smoking unearthed in China Incense burners found at 2,500-year-old cemetery suggest intentional use of to get highScorched wooden incense burners unearthed at an ancient burial ground in the mountains of western China contain the oldest clear evidence of cannabis smoking yet f...
2019-06-13 00:00

Earliest Evidence for a Cooked Starch Paleo Diet New discoveries made at the Klasies River Cave in South Africa's southern Cape, where charred food remains from hearths were found, provide the first archaeological evidence that anatomically modern humans were roasting and eating plant starches, suc...
2019-05-22 08:32

Old mold: Fossil of world's earliest fungus unearthed in Canada Microfossils of a globular spore connected to a T-shaped filament excavated in an Arctic region of northwestern Canada represent the oldest-known fungus, a discovery that sheds light on the origins of an important branch in Earth's tree of life....
2019-05-23 01:32

Earliest known animal was a half-billion-year-old underwater blob The weird ‘Ediacaran’ fossils have stumped scientists for decades - now fatty molecules found inside some of them confirm they are the most ancient animals we know...
2019-05-21 14:38

Possibly the Earliest Deliberate Cranial Deformations Found In China Our ancestors had many practices that we may find inexplicable, one of these being the intentional reshaping of skulls until they were egg-shaped. ...
2019-07-05 15:48

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo • Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for South Africa in their shock 1-0 victory over Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations.Lorch struck following a...
2019-07-07 00:48

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up m...
2019-07-11 02:32

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their coach Paul Put has an unusual back story....
2019-06-28 19:48

Fight over Renty and Delia, earliest photos of US slaves, sees Agassiz descendants team up against Harvard Descendants of Louis Agassiz, the 19th-century Harvard professor who commissioned photos of Renty, Delia and other US slaves, decry his legacy.        ...
2019-06-20 16:32

Egypt v South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – live! Updates as the hosts look to secure a quarter-final place in CairoBenin shock Morocco to set up Senegal clashFeel free to email Scott with your thoughts 11.09am BST Can hosts Egypt make it to the quarter-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations? Recent fo...
2019-07-06 20:16

South Africa 0-1 Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened M’Bark Boussoufa’s last-minute goal sent Morocco through as group winners and left the fate of a toothless South Africa very much in the balanceMadagascar shock Nigeria to top Group B 7.01pm BST Right then, I’m off. It was, well, not the best. Morocc...
2019-07-02 04:00

'Stoned-age?' People smoked weed 2,500 years ago, earliest use yet discovered Some 2,500 years ago, in present-day China, people used cannabis to get high during rituals, scientists announced in a new study published Wednesday.        ...
2019-06-12 22:32

Euro zone welcomes Croatia's bid to join euro at the earliest in 2023 Croatia has submitted a formal bid to join the European Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM-2), an early stage on the path to membership of the euro currency, the head of the Eurogroup of euro zone finance ministers said on Monday....
2019-07-08 23:00

WW2 bomb found: Kingston residents 'to be allowed back into their homes this afternoon at the earliest,' say police Thousands of residents evacuated after an unexploded WW2 bomb was discovered in south-west London will be able to return home Friday afternoon at the earliest, police have said....
2019-05-24 21:32

Suspect identified in fatal hit-and-run TUCSON – The Tucson Police Department have identified the suspect in a hit-and-run that killed two people. Authorities said 32-year-old Justin Lang was driving a BMW sedan near Oracle and Prince when he lost control of his vehicle. Ramon Murill...
2019-06-15 03:32

Remains in suitcase identified as those of Indianapolis man INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Marion County coroner and Indianapolis police have identified human remains found in a suitcase as those of a man reported missing in March. Police say a relative reported 56-year-old Larry Terry of Indianapolis missing on Mar...
2019-05-28 23:16

9/11 victim identified nearly 18 years after attacks The remains of another victim of the 9/11 attacks has been identified, the city’s Medical Examiner’s Office said on Thursday. The woman is the 1,644th person identified among the 2,753 reported missing in the terror attacks, officials sai...
2019-07-19 13:48

9/11 victim’s remains identified nearly 18 years later NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities have identified the remains of a 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center. The New York City medical examiners’ office on Monday said the man is the 1,643rd person to be identified nearly 18 years after hijackers ...
2019-06-11 02:32

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified (JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North K...
2019-05-29 10:16

All 12 Virginia Beach massacre victims identified Virginia Beach officials have identified the 12 victims of the mass shooting at the city’s municipal building. One of those killed when a disgruntled employee opened fire was a contractor in the building to get a permit, Herbert “Bert” Snelling, from...
2019-06-01 17:32

Virginia Beach shooting victims identified 12 people were killed in a shooting Friday at a Virginia Beach municipal building. On Saturday, city officials named them, and showed their photos. (June 1)        ...
2019-06-02 02:16

Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified A Philippine general says authorities have identified as a Filipino militant one of two suicide attackers who set off bombs that killed five people and the bombers in a southern army camp...
2019-07-02 08:16

Dead body identified 20 years later through daughter’s DNA Authorities in Indiana were able to identify a dead body found 20 years ago with the help of DNA technology and are hoping to solve the murder case. The woman — Tina L. Cabanaw of Detroit — was IDed by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department wh...
2019-07-22 10:48

12 victims identified in Virginia Beach shooting All but one of the 12 victims killed Friday in nation's deadliest shooting of the year worked for the city.        ...
2019-06-02 02:16

Victim Identified In Fatal Versailles Crash WOODFORD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash in Woodford County. It happened just after midnight Friday on Tyrone Pike in Versailles. Police say the vehicle crashed into a tree alongside the road. We’re t...
2019-05-24 19:48

Motorcyclists killed in New Hampshire crash identified New Hampshire authorities released the names of seven bikers killed Friday evening when their group collided with a pickup truck towing a flatbed trailer....
2019-06-23 22:48

Body of former Mouseketeer identified by Oregon authorities Authorities announced Thursday that the body found at the Oregon home of former Mouseketeer Dennis Day two months ago was the ex-child star, ending an unusual missing person case that started nearly a year ago....
2019-06-07 20:32

See How a Time-Tested Chart Pattern Identified a Key Juncture Classic chart patterns apply to financial markets worldwide. One of these time-tested patterns had been in the making for 18 years when one of our analysts called for a move to "new all-time highs." Look at these two charts......
2019-05-22 11:32

3 children who died after Amish carriage crash identified A funeral home has identified three children who died in southern Michigan after the Amish horse-drawn carriage they were riding in was struck by a driver accused of being drunk....
2019-06-11 19:48

Robert E. Lee statue bidder identified as Dallas law firm DALLAS (AP) — Records show a Dallas-based law firm put in the winning bid for a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that once stood in a city park. City Council documents show the top bid of $1.435 million came from Holmes Firm PC. The firm has ...
2019-06-12 22:01

Tesla Says It's Identified the Cause of That Viral Model S Fire in China Tesla makes some revisions after its viral car fire in Shanghai, Carlos Ghosn backs out of a last-minute press conference, Ford gets its data exposed, more automakers team up on self-driving cars, and Geely’s interest in Volvo trucks. All of this and...
2019-06-29 01:01

MCSO: Body pulled from canal in Tolleson; not identified yet TOLLESON, Ariz. (AP) — Maricopa County Sheriff’s officials say a body has been recovered from a canal in Tolleson, west of Phoenix. They say the body was pulled from the water around 6 a.m. Sunday. Fire Department crews from Phoenix, Avondale a...
2019-06-03 01:32

Japan arson suspect identified after blaze kills 33: NHK Japanese police have identified the man suspected to have started a fire at an animation studio that killed 33 people as Shinji Aoba, public broadcaster NHK said on Friday....
2019-07-19 11:32

First 9/11 victim identified in nearly a year: Medical Examiner’s office The city Medical Examiner’s office used DNA testing to identify the man, who is the 1,643rd victim to be identified from the attack that left 2,753 people missing. Officials are withholding his name....
2019-06-11 06:48

American mountain climbers missing in the Himalayas identified The two Americans among the team of eight mountain climbers lost in the Himalayas were identified on Sunday — as local officials revealed there was little chance of finding the group alive. A search-and-rescue effort that began Saturday has so far be...
2019-06-03 06:16

7 people identified from Texas plane crash that killed 10 Seven of the 10 people killed in a plane crash on Sunday at Addison Airport were identified on Monday as federal investigators said they have recovered the cockpit voice recorder from the aircraft....
2019-07-02 04:48

Hundreds of North Korean 'execution sites' identified A human rights group claims to have identified 323 public execution sites in North Korea where the state has carried out its aggressive use of the death penalty. ...
2019-06-11 04:00

FAA Says Potential Defective Parts Identified on Boeing 737 Jets U.S. air-safety regulators said nearly 150 parts inside the wings of more than 310 of Boeing’s 737 jets, including grounded MAX models, may be defective and need to be replaced....
2019-06-03 08:48

Suspect Identified in Virginia Beach Mass Shooting On Saturday Virginia Beach officials identified 40-year-old DeWayne Craddock as the lone gunman who opened fire on a municipal complex Friday afternoon, killing at least 12 and injuring many others. It is believed the shooting was retaliation for bei...
2019-06-01 20:00

Man shot, killed after argument at northwest apartment identified TUCSON – Pima County Sheriff’s Department has identified the victim of Saturday’s fatal shooting at a northwest side apartment complex. At around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, a man later identified as 24-year-old Benjamin Jordan Palmer, was...
2019-06-27 18:32

The Latest: 3 killed in Arkansas helicopter crash identified OZARK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash near an Arkansas music festival (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Authorities have identified the pilot and two passengers who were killed when a sightseeing helicopter crashed near a music festival in w...
2019-06-04 01:00

The Latest: Pilot killed in NYC helicopter crash identified NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Manhattan helicopter crash (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The pilot who was killed when his helicopter crashed into a New York City skyscraper has been identified. The real estate company that used the helicopter confirm...
2019-06-11 02:32

Man killed in gunfire exchange at midtown business identified TUCSON – The victim of Monday night’s midtown shooting was identified by Tucson Police Department Tuesday evening. At around 6 p.m. Monday, Tucson Police Department received a report about an exchange of gunfire between security guards an...
2019-06-19 13:16

Suspect identified in murder of defrocked New Jersey priest A suspect in the murder of a defrocked New Jersey priest who was killed in Nevada after his name appeared on a list of those credibly accused of sexual abuse has been identified, police said. Derrick Decoste, 25, is wanted on charges of murder with a...
2019-06-04 23:01

Attacker identified as Japan mourns stabbing victims Japanese authorities have named 51-year-old Ryuichi Iwasaki as the attacker who stabbed two people to death in a rare act of public violence in Japan on Tuesday....
2019-05-29 10:48

Do AVs really drive safer than humans? A patent application details a way to determine the safety-related performance of autonomous vehicles, then benchmarks the performance against that of human-driven autos on the same stretches of road....
2019-06-22 06:48

Are parts of India becoming too hot for humans? Intense heat waves have killed more than 100 people in India this summer and are predicted to worsen in coming years, creating a possible humanitarian crisis as large parts of the country potentially become too hot to be inhabitable....
2019-07-04 07:16

Dying New Jersey woman identified twin sister as her killer A dying New Jersey woman identified her twin sister as her killer after being knifed in the chest during a fight outside their home, a judge revealed in court on Thursday. A witness heard Anna Ramirez, 27, say, “Amanda, you stabbed me!” a...
2019-06-27 22:32

Fire Island drowning victim identified as Manhattan resident The woman who died in the water off Fire Island during a severe thunderstorm over the weekend was identified by officials Wednesday as a 67-year-old Manhattan resident. The body of Upper East Side woman Barbara Langbecker was discovered around 3:40 p...
2019-07-03 23:16

Video Shows Naked Man Being Thrashed In Meghalaya, 1 Accused Identified Meghalaya Police on Wednesday said that they have identified one of the assailants in a disturbing viral video showing some youths relentlessly hitting a naked man in a village in Meghalaya's South......
2019-06-05 21:00

Karl Lagerfeld spider among new Australian species identified by arachnologists Four of the five new species, which are only a few millimetres in diameter, are from Queensland and one is from NSWA Queensland Museum arachnologist has helped identify five new species of tiny brushed jumping spiders the size of a grain of rice.The ...
2019-07-02 12:48

Recorder found in Texas plane crash; some victims identified Two crew members and eight passengers died when the Beechcraft BE-350 King Air crashed into the unoccupied building Sunday.        ...
2019-07-02 14:16

Man who paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
2019-06-18 09:48

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia and ADNOC's need to secure......
2019-06-19 21:16

PCSD: Woman identified in southwest side ‘suspicious’ death TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the victim involved in a southwest suspicious death. The woman has been identified as 33-year-old Christina Leonard of Tucson. On July 3, deputies responded to calls o...
2019-07-09 06:00

Bones of Powerful Medieval Queen Identified at Winchester Cathedral Archaeologists have potentially made a very important discovery after tests on human remains from early medieval mortuary caskets in England. They examined a large number of human bones and believe that they have identified some as belonging to a pow...
2019-05-22 08:32

Dallas crane collapse victim identified as 29-year-old woman Residents in North Texas began to come to grips Monday with the widespread damage left after a sudden thunderstorm bearing near hurricane-strength winds rolled through the area and collapsed a crane onto an apartment complex, killing one person and i...
2019-06-11 05:48

Humans may have reached Europe by 210,000 years ago Enlarge / A view of the Apidima 1 skull from behind (left), above (center), and below (right). The scale bar represents 5 cm. (credit: Harvati et al. 2019) A few fossilized bones from the back of a skull may prove that our species spread into Euras...
2019-07-10 22:48

Humans Are the Prey in the First Trailer for The Hunt It’s been several years since Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof wrote something for the big screen. That wait is now over, though, and he’s back with a story about a world that feels far too plausible and even more terrifying. Read more......
2019-07-13 23:48

Ravens have personality quirks just like humans Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits complex emotional traits. ...
2019-05-22 20:16

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
2019-05-21 15:48

AMC cancels sci-fi robot drama 'Humans' Humans, the AMC and UK Channel 4 robot drama often compared to Westworld, has been cancelled after three seasons, said executive producers Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley on Twitter. The show, which was a critical but not a ratings success, ran for...
2019-05-21 19:00

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with instituti...
2019-07-05 18:16

Humans are biased when it comes to beauty, study says They may try to downplay it, but the beautiful people have it pretty good: They snag hotter dates, score free food and land higher-paid jobs. Now, behavioral neurologists are revealing the primal instinct driving our bias for beauty. A new study, led...
2019-05-31 17:48

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
2019-05-21 15:48

Human remains found in suitcase identified as missing Indianapolis man, police say Human remains that were found in a suitcase in southeast Indianapolis were identified as Larry Terry, 56, who was reported missing in March.        ...
2019-05-29 01:48

Man who allegedly paid for hit on David Ortiz reportedly identified by Dominican authorities The man was said in court documents to be a fugitive who used a go-between to pay approximately $7,800 for the shooting of Ortiz, who was injured in the attack....
2019-06-18 19:48

Colorado state trooper who died after crash on Interstate 70 near Denver is identified A Colorado state trooper died from his injuries Saturday morning after being struck by a vehicle hours earlier on a rural stretch of Interstate 70 outside Denver, police confirmed. ...
2019-06-15 13:32

Body pulled from East River identified as missing college student The body pulled from the East River over a week ago has been identified as a 21-year-old University of Albany student who disappeared earlier this month, police said Monday....
2019-05-28 00:32

Teen rape suspect from ‘a good family’ identified as ex-Syracuse student The teenage rape suspect a New Jersey judge let off easy because he comes from “a good family,” was a student at Syracuse University — until recently. The upstate New York school said in a statement Wednesday: “The individual in question ...
2019-07-11 01:32

Dominican Republic officials believe they have identified man who paid David Ortiz hitmen Dominican Republic authorities identified the man they believed paid hitmen to try and kill David Ortiz and that the mastermind was still at large and police were closing in on a motive behind the shooting....
2019-06-18 18:16

Airline passenger identified after storming cockpit, sparking hijack alert The airline passenger who stormed the cockpit and threatened to “kill everyone” on a Turkey-bound flight has been identified, according to a report. Chloe Haines, 25, sparked a hijack alert on a June 22 flight with Jet2 airlines when she ...
2019-07-06 06:16

Binghamton University basketball player Calistus Anyichie identified in drowning Binghamton University basketball player Calistus Anyichie, 19, was identified as the man who drowned Sunday at Buttermilk Falls State Park.       ...
2019-07-15 20:16

MH370 'hijacker' identified in new book as 'talented individual' who LANDED plane MH370 was likely flown to ground by a “talented and motivated” individual who fooled investigators over the doomed plane’s whereabouts, according to sensational claims in a new book....
2019-06-16 04:32

Have the Ancient Origins of Scotland’s Loch Ness Monster Been Identified on Film? A Scottish filmmaker has published evidence of the “true nature and origins" of the 1450-year-old mystery of the Loch Ness Monster, which he discovered within a mysterious 7th century text. ...
2019-07-07 22:48

Hundreds of North Korean execution sites identified, says rights group South Korea-based group says it has found more than 300 such sites after interviewing more than 600 defectors A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of sites where witnesses say North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicia...
2019-06-11 10:00

Brooklyn cyclist killed by cement truck identified as Bushwick artist Freelander’s professional website describes her as an artist who “makes sculptures and videos that explore climate change and geology from an ecofeminist and millennial lens.”...
2019-07-02 10:16

Florida authorities will probe boys reform school where at least 55 burials were identified Florida authorities announced Thursday they will officially begin examining the grounds of a former boys reform school in Florida in mid-July to determine if it was a crime scene where dozens of former students may have died and been buried. ...
2019-06-22 04:48

Suspect shot in south side officer-involved shooting identified TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has identified the person shot in Wednesday’s officer-involved shooting. According to TPD, a vehicle was pulled over in the parking lot of a McDonald’s located at 5225 S. Palo Verde Rd. near Benson ...
2019-07-20 03:16

Newly identified weird deep-sea shark squirts glowing fluid Scientists have determined that the second pocket shark ever to be captured does, in fact, represent a new species.       ...
2019-07-23 00:00

Hundreds of North Korean public execution sites identified: survey North Korea conducts public executions to incite fear among the public, a rights group said on Tuesday in a report pinpointing at least 323 sites used by the government for capital punishment....
2019-06-10 18:32

'Puppy dog eyes' have evolved to appeal to humans Dog owners have long been aware of the phenomenon of puppy dog eyes -- just a simple glance from a canine companion can soften even the hardest of human hearts....
2019-06-18 16:00

50 years ago the space race took humans to the moon In 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. Those first steps were preceded by a fast-paced technological race between the Soviet Union and the USA. Here's how it all started....
2019-07-16 17:16

SpaceX ready to take humans to the ISS after a successful dummy run The Crew Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station on Sunday with a dummy on board, paving the way for human passengers to make the trip in July...
2019-05-21 18:32

What Made Humans 'The Fat Primate'? (It’s Far Deeper Than Diet) Blame junk food or a lack of exercise. But long before the modern obesity epidemic, evolution made us fat too. "We're the fat primates," said Devi Swain-Lenz, a postdoctoral associate in biology at Duke University. ...
2019-06-27 23:48

New research may explain why evolution made humans 'fat' Scientists compare how fat cell DNA is packaged in humans, chimps, and other primates. The results reveal the role of evolution in human fat metabolism....
2019-07-07 04:48

Humans have interfered with most of the world's greatest rivers Long free-flowing rivers are incredibly biodiverse, but they have become increasingly rare and confined to remote regions in the Arctic, Amazon and the Congo basin...
2019-05-21 23:32

Quake III Arena is the latest game to see AI top humans Enlarge / Representation of some of the behaviors developed by the FTW algorithm. (credit: Deep Mind) Google's AI subsidiary Deep Mind has built its reputation building systems that learn to play games by playing each other, starting with little mo...
2019-05-31 05:48

'Puppy dog eyes' developed to manipulate humans A new scientific study found that dogs have evolved to raise their eyebrows to ensare human empathy. This could be either to emulate babies or to show people the whites of their eyes....
2019-06-18 07:00

In the age of deepfakes, could virtual actors put humans out of business? In film and video games, we’ve already seen what’s possible with ‘digital humans’. Are we on the brink of the world’s first totally virtual acting star?When you’re watching a modern blockbuster such as The Avengers, it’s hard to escape the feeling th...
2019-07-08 14:16

Under 45s trust bots over humans with personal data We are becoming more and more concerned that AI will replace humans in business. Now, a new study shows that digital assistants appear to be more trustworthy....
2019-06-28 23:32

Humans should worry us more than machines, says founding father of AI Yoshua Bengio is one of the pioneering developers of artificial intelligence and winner of computing’s "Nobel prize". His optimism about machines doesn’t extend to humanity...
2019-06-11 01:16

Help wanted: Humans needed for self-driving trucking Two self-driving upstarts -- TuSimple and Starsky Robotics -- want to ensure they develop and retain the human work force needed to keep their automated trucks rolling....
2019-06-14 00:48

New evidence suggests prehistoric humans were big stoners It can now go down in history as the “Stoned Age.” An international team of archaeologists in western China unearthed the oldest evidence of prehistoric cannabis consumption. In a new Science Advances report, researchers reveal that chemi...
2019-06-13 20:48

MIT algorithm helps robots guess where humans are going next Automation is increasingly a reality in the workforce, and that means robots working alongside humans. But there's a problem: robots are often lousy at predicting where humans are going, leading them to either freeze up or risk collisions with t...
2019-06-13 18:16

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
2019-06-12 05:32

Remains found in garbage bag identified as missing Texas girl Maleah Davis The remains discovered scattered along a highway last week in Arkansas has been positively identified as missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis, Houston Police confirmed Monday. Police Chief Art Acevedo said the department was “saddened” by the ...
2019-06-03 19:48

Skeptics Washed Away As Lost Civilization Is Finally Identified By Puerto Rican Figures A collection of highly-controversial stone figures discovered in Puerto Rico are believed by some to have been created by members of the lost Ten Tribes ...
2019-07-16 22:00

Fourth suspect identified in unsolved 1965 Selma murder of James Reeb William Portwood appears to admit involvement in death of white minister Reeb, killed as he marched for black voting rightsThe 1965 murder in Alabama of minister James Reeb provoked a national outcry and contributed to the passage, a few months later...
2019-06-18 23:00

Hungarian police has identified seven South Korean Victims of Budapest boat crash Hungarian police on Saturday said they has identified seven South Koreans who died in a Budapest riverboat crash on Wednesday, without releasing their names....
2019-06-01 18:32

Friends of Chris Cline’s daughter identified as victims in Bahamas helicopter crash Three more victims have been identified in the Bahamas helicopter crash that killed billionaire tycoon Chris Cline and his daughter. Jillian Clark, Brittney Searson and Delaney Wykle were friends of the West Virginia coal magnate’s 22-year-old ...
2019-07-06 00:32

Local police have identified the suspected ice cream-licking culprit from viral video Twitter/BlindDensetsu A San Antonio teen was identified by Texas Police as the alleged "Lufkin Licker" — a woman who was filmed reportedly licking a tub of ice cream at a Lufkin Walmart and putting it back in the freezer. The video then went v...
2019-07-06 20:32

Hundreds of North Korean Public Execution Sites Have Been Identified, Rights Group Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the deat...
2019-06-11 07:00

North Korea's public execution sites numbering in the hundreds identified in new report Over 300 sites in North Korea have been identified being the location of public executions carried out by the hermit kingdom, sometimes drawing hundreds of forced spectators as the part of a campaign to intimidate citizens, according to a report rele...
2019-06-11 21:00

Body found at Oregon house identified as missing Disney Mouseketeer Dennis Day What happened to missing Disney Mousketeer Dennis Day? Oregon police are now trying to find out after his body was identified.        ...
2019-06-07 03:32

World’s smallest McDonald’s wasn’t built for humans This is the world’s smallest McDonald’s – which is too tiny for humans to use. The mini McD’s is actually a hive crafted to house thousands of honey bees. Despite its diminutive dimensions, the restaurant has been expertly cra...
2019-05-23 20:16

Fear of humans influences behavior of predators, rodents When the presence of humans is palpable, pumas and medium-sized carnivores keep a lower profile, according to a new study, allowing rodents to take a more brazen approach to foraging....
2019-07-17 19:00

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
2019-05-23 00:00

Humans couldn't pronounce 'f' and 'v' sounds before farming developed The development of agriculture in the Neolithic transformed world languages thanks to softer food – a finding that resolves a long-standing puzzle of the origin of speech sounds...
2019-05-21 15:48

Did prehistoric supernovas force humans to stand on their own two feet? Lightning isn’t just an awesome weather phenomenon. New research suggests a spectacular show of strikes may have played a pivotal role in human evolution. A paper published in the Journal of Geology claims that a “supernovae,” which...
2019-05-29 22:48

Prominent historian says humans will eventually merge with machines "In the future, it is likely that the smartphone will not be separated from you at all. It may be embedded in your body or brain, constantly scanning your biometric data and your emotions," Yuval Harari, a professor of history at the Hebrew Universit...
2019-07-11 17:48

Humans causing shrinking of nature as larger animals die off Average size of wild animals predicted to fall by a quarter in 100 years through extinctionsHumanity’s ongoing destruction of wildlife will lead to a shrinking of nature, with the average body size of animals falling by a quarter, a study predicts.Th...
2019-05-23 11:48

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
2019-07-18 03:00

A quarter of Google Duplex calls are initiated by humans Ever since it was first introduced at Google I/O last year, Google Duplex has caught the attention of Android users. The feature uses Google Assistant to book a restaurant reservation using AI. In March, the feature was pushed out to all Pixel handse...
2019-05-23 07:48

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
2019-05-21 15:48

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don’t feel confident in the ability of a machine to get them around safely, even if a self-driving...
2019-07-05 07:32

Researchers have eliminated HIV in mice for the first time. Is a cure for humans next? Researchers combined a new antiretroviral therapy with gene-editing technology to cure HIV in mice for the first time.        ...
2019-07-03 07:16

Google’s chief decision scientist: Humans can fix AI’s shortcomings Google 'chief decision scientist' Cassie Kozyrkov addresses the importance of human intervention in developing safe AI systems and allaying users' fears.Read More...
2019-06-14 17:48

Humans could one day live inside lava tubes on the Moon Volcanic eruptions formed lava tubes on the moon’s surface, and Purdue University’s Resilient ExtraTerrestrial Habitats team hopes they may be durable enough for human habitats.       ...
2019-07-17 21:16

‘Puppy dog eyes’ were developed to appeal to humans: study NEW YORK — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of th...
2019-06-18 19:00

Don't touch that deer: Some too used to humans are known to attack, biologist says When a buck showed up on a Michigan beach over the Fourth of July weekend, beachgoers were eager to film, photograph and even pet the animal.        ...
2019-07-09 18:16

Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed In 2018, researchers at MIT and the auto manufacturer BMW were testing ways in which humans and robots might work in close proximity to assemble car parts. In a replica of a factory floor setting, the team rigged up a robot on rails, designed to deli...
2019-06-11 13:01

Humans have driven nearly 600 plant species to extinction since 1750s Plants have been hard hit by human activity over the past 250 years, with Hawaii alone losing 79 species. Other extinction hotspots include Brazil and Australia...
2019-06-10 19:00

Humans v the city: the staggering scale of Chongqing – in pictures Chongqing’s population is estimated at just below 10 million but that rises to more than 31 million if the built-up surroundings are included. Belgian photographer Kris Provoost finds that in a city so large, individuals can get lost Continue reading...
2019-06-28 03:48

Wild simulation shows how humans could colonize the Milky Way NASA’s Global Trajectory Optimization Competition aimed to find the most efficient way to colonize 100,000 star systems. The ESA Advanced Concepts Team's take on it is pretty sweet.       ...
2019-06-27 23:01

Rise of the Machines: AI Beats Humans in Multiplayer Shooter DeepMind, owned by Google's parent company Alphabet, has designed automated "agents" that taught themselves how to play a competitive first-person multiplayer video game shooter, and became so good......
2019-05-31 10:48

This massive bird may have lived alongside early humans That’s one hell of a drumstick! A very big bird, weighing about a half-ton and standing nearly 12 feet tall — the first of its size ever discovered in the northern hemisphere — may have lived alongside early humans, who feasted on i...
2019-06-27 22:32

How humans evolved to be both shockingly violent and super-cooperative The origins of our paradoxical nature lie in murder and self-domestication. It's a weird story that may even explain why our species came into existence...
2019-05-21 15:48

AI learns to gamble illogically like humans to predict our behaviour Artificial intelligence trained on human-made gambling decisions has picked up our illogical habits,which could help machines better predict human behaviour...
2019-06-23 09:48

Remains found in Florida identified as missing New York woman, police investigating possible homicide Human remains found in Florida last week were identified Sunday as those of native New Yorker Jenna Jacobsen as police say they are treating her death as a homicide....
2019-06-04 21:48

West Point cadet killed in vehicle accident identified as Christopher Morgan of New Jersey The West Point cadet killed when a military vehicle overturned at the New York military academy was identified on Friday as a 22-year-old man from West Orange, New Jersey. Christopher Morgan — who was set to be a part of the class of 2020 — died and ...
2019-06-07 20:48

Denisovans, mysterious extinct humans, conquered high altitudes A jawbone found in a cave on the Tibetan Plateau in China is providing surprising insights into Denisovans, the enigmatic extinct cousins to Neanderthals and our own species, including that they were pioneers at enduring high-altitude environments....
2019-05-21 16:00

Google employs humans to listen to some voice-assistant recordings Contractors employed by Google listen to recordings of conversations customers have with their Google voice-activated devices, the search giant said Thursday, the latest revelation about technology co......
2019-07-12 04:48

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will ...
2019-07-10 14:32

Half-tonne birds may have roamed Europe at same time as humans Huge thigh bone in Crimean cave belonged to largest bird found in northern hemisphereGiant flightless birds that dwarfed modern ostriches and weighed nearly half a tonne roamed Europe when the first archaic humans arrived from Africa, scientists say....
2019-06-27 19:48

Ravens have emotional quirks similar to humans, study finds Humans have very advanced brains — or at least we think that’s the case based on what we know about life from an admittedly small sample size of a single planet — but we’re not the only creatures on the planet that exhibits co...
2019-05-22 08:16

Humans have made 8.3bn tons of plastic since 1950. This is the illustrated story of where it's gone Until recently we didn’t know how much plastic was piling up around us. When we found out, the picture wasn’t prettyGlobal investigation reveals where America’s plastic goes Continue reading......
2019-06-24 07:48

Ancient humans thrived in rainforests by hunting monkeys and squirrels Rainforest species are usually too difficult for people to catch – but for 45,000 years, humans in Sri Lanka survived by hunting squirrels and monkeys...
2019-05-21 15:48

Humans and volcanoes caused nearly all of global heating in past 140 years New study confirms natural cycles play little role in global temperature trends and tackles discrepancies in previous modelsEmissions from fossil fuels and volcanoes can explain nearly all of the changes in Earth’s surface temperatures over the past ...
2019-05-30 14:16

Border 'czar': Cartels making more trafficking humans over drugs into US Criminal Mexican cartels now make more money trafficking people across the U.S. border than they do selling drugs, according to President Trump’s pick to be the first-ever national “border czar.”...
2019-06-29 01:16

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
2019-05-21 15:48

AI-driven Google Duplex still relies on humans manning the phones Google Duplex – the AI-powered service that can call restaurants to place a booking on your behalf – remains heavily reliant on human beings.The free service from Google is available to iPhone and Android users, and the idea – if...
2019-05-23 13:32

Humans aren't only killing off animals -- plants are disappearing too, report says Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more than twice the number of bird, mammal and amphibian species that have met the same fate, according to a new study....
2019-06-11 12:01

Destroy All Humans hands-on — A remake with pretty landscapes and mean aliens Destroy All Humans is THQ Nordic's zany remake of the 2005 original. This time, the art work looks a lot better, thanks to Black Forest Games.Read More...
2019-06-07 20:48

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.“Wonderful feeling to be back at launch pad 39A...
2019-07-17 00:16

Virginia Tech researchers have identified a cellular component in bacteria that triggers Lyme Disease symptoms (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor of biochemistry in the university’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. He’s discove...
2019-06-19 13:16

Human remains found on Kentucky property identified as missing mom Savannah Spurlock, police announce Human remains discovered at a Kentucky home were identified as Savannah Spurlock, putting an end to the monthslong search for the 23-year-old mother, police announced Thursday. ...
2019-07-11 22:48

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and, from ...
2019-05-28 19:00

Children's teeth reveal previously unknown ancient humans in Siberia DNA from a pair of 31,000 year old children’s teeth found near the Yana River has led to the discovery of a previously unknown group of ancient Siberians...
2019-06-05 21:32

Botswana government ends ban on elephant hunting, citing conflicts with humans The Botswana government has lifted a ban on hunting elephants, citing conflicts between humans and the gentle giants. The country is home to the largest amount of elephants in the world....
2019-05-23 23:32

Insects feel chronic pain after injury like humans do, study finds It’s tempting to imagine that insects don’t “feel” pain, thereby absolving us from any guilt we might feel in slapping a fly or stepping on an ant, but that's not true....
2019-07-17 19:00

Genetic mutation made humans susceptible to heart attacks – study Gene that helped prevent clogged arteries was lost 2 to 3 million years agoThe loss of a single gene 2 to 3 million years ago in our ancestry may help explain why humans are the only animals in which heart attacks are common.Atherosclerosis – the clo...
2019-07-22 22:32

Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.        ...
2019-05-22 01:48

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
2019-06-28 02:01

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
2019-06-14 17:16

Tombs in China reveal humans were smoking cannabis 2500 years ago Chemical traces on 2500-year-old wooden braziers are the earliest evidence that people had begun growing mutant marijuana strains that could make them stoned...
2019-06-12 21:16

Goats get emotional? Humans shouldn't be surprised – all mammals are amazing | Jules Howard Research showing goats can communicate emotion by bleating should help us build empathy with our fellow animalsWicksteed Park in Kettering is not known for its miracles, but on that day, it was if a holy statue was weeping blood. Within minutes of th...
2019-07-11 14:48

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, published in Science Advances, analyzed dental evolutiona...
2019-05-22 08:32

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
2019-07-02 05:16

Petcube’s Bites 2 and Play 2 amuse pets and humans alike with Alexa built-in Petcube’s original Bites smart treat dispenser and Play pet camera with a built-in laser pointer were great for pet parents who couldn’t always be around to hang out with their furry charges, but the new Bites 2 and Play 2 come with one ...
2019-07-15 18:32

Early Humans Began Cooking And Eating Starchy Plant Tubers 120,000 Years Ago: Study According to a recent research, published in the Journal of Human Evolution, early humans began roasting and eating starchy plant tubers, as early as 120,000 years ago....
2019-05-21 20:16

Chris Kraft, whose work on the ground helped NASA launch humans into space, dies Chris Kraft developed NASA's Mission Control system and was a key figure in the Apollo program. NASA described his "legendary" work as critical to advancing crewed space flight....
2019-07-23 15:16

Savage tick-clone armies are sucking cows to death; experts fear for humans Enlarge / Engorged Haemaphysalis longicornis female tick. (credit: Commonsource) Ravenous swarms of cloned ticks have killed a fifth cow in North Carolina by exsanguination—that is, by draining it of blood—the state’s Department of Agriculture and ...
2019-07-11 22:32

Colorado officials warn humans to not feed wildlife after mountain goats engaging in 'unnatural behaviors' "Do not feed wildlife" is a warning officials in Colorado have issued as mountain goats have been trying to cozy up with humans — a behavior deemed "unnatural."...
2019-07-10 03:16

Scientists Save Schrödinger's Cat One of the hallmark predictions of quantum mechanics is that particles behave unpredictably—but a new experiment seems to complicate some of those core ideas.Read more......
2019-06-04 00:00

Schrödinger's cat could be saved, say scientists New research casts doubt on idea that a quantum jump is instant and unpredictableSchrödinger’s cat might not only be dead or alive, but also brought back from the brink, according to scientists who said they have discovered a warning sign for quantum...
2019-06-03 23:32

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the birth of the first IVF baby in 1978, embryologist and nurse Jean Purdy, was excluded from a plaque a...
2019-06-16 11:16

Young bear was fed by humans and had many 'fans.' Officials say they had to kill it A young black bear was shot and killed by Oregon officials after becoming so habituated to humans that people reportedly took selfies with it.        ...
2019-06-16 13:32

Teeth ‘Time Capsule’ Reveals That 2 million Years Ago, Early Humans Breastfed For Up To 6 years! Humans’ distant ancestor Australopithecus africanus had a unique approach to raising their young, as shown in our new research published today in Nature.  ...
2019-07-18 01:32

Dogs may have evolved with 'puppy dog eyes' to communicate with humans, study finds Dogs may have developed facial muscles that allow them to make 'puppy dog eyes' specifically to communicate with humans, according to a new study.        ...
2019-06-18 07:00

Tessa Thompson pitched 'Humans in Black' At the New York premiere of "Men in Black: International," actress Tessa Thompson reveals her alternative title pitches, while Chris Hemsworth says he's excited to step into a new franchise. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12 13:32

VR and microscopy help scientists see 'inside' diseases You can only learn so much about cells by studying 2D pictures, and 3D microscope technology can produce an abundance of data that might be hard to decipher. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Virginia Mason have an answer, though: let sci...
2019-06-16 08:48

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London was there...
2019-05-21 15:48

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new analysis — and less expensive....
2019-07-17 04:32

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its causes....
2019-05-22 19:00

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new drugs to treat diseases....
2019-06-28 13:48

Scientists think Leonardo da Vinci probably had ADHD Legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci may have had ADHD, according to a shock paper published 500 years after his death. It’s claimed that da Vinci – who famously left behind a number of unfinished works – had all the hallmarks of someone with ADH...
2019-05-24 19:01

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 2013, annual emissions of a banned chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) have increased by nearly 8,000 tons from eas...
2019-05-23 17:48

Scientists figured out how tides cause earthquakes Scientists discovered why earthquakes along mid-ocean ridges occur during low tides, and the answer lies in the magma chambers lying below, according to a new report....
2019-06-08 04:16

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20, 1969, man would step on the lunar surface for the first time. Among the millions watching around the...
2019-07-20 03:16

Moon buggies and bags of poo: what humans left on the moon After 50 years of exploration, the lunar junkyard holds nearly 200 tonnes of objectsMore than half a century of lunar exploration has left its mark on the moon. What Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin described as the “magnificent desolation” of the relentlessly gr...
2019-07-19 15:32

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteria that can cause pneumonia, urinary tract and blood infections. The research was published in ACS Nan...
2019-06-04 03:48

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights ...
2019-06-17 22:48

Ice sheets in Patagonia are more massive than scientists thought The slabs of ice that stretch across vast portions of Argentina and Chile are bigger and thicker than scientists thought, according to a seven-year survey of Patagonia's ice....
2019-06-04 23:00

Scientists found these old photographs contain metallic nanoparticles Enlarge / The earliest reliably dated photograph of people, taken by Louis Daguerre one spring morning in 1838. (credit: Public domain) Daguerreotypes are one of the earliest forms of photography, producing images on silver plates that look subtly ...
2019-06-12 21:32

Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive dr...
2019-06-11 19:32

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “major blow” to national science if ministers cannot secure access to a massive research programme that is...
2019-06-03 09:48

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story helped elevate it above many of its peers. It’s also one of the games I most fondly recall from my child...
2019-06-22 16:32

7 tech companies that hire the most data scientists IBM, Amazon, and Microsoft are among the tech giants that employ large numbers of data scientists, engineers, architects, and database administrators, according to Diffbot....
2019-06-18 16:48

Scientists Interview A Lot Of Exes, Confirm You Probably Do Have A 'Type' According to new research, when it comes to romantic partners, most people do have a "type," personality-wise. The study, by a pair of psychologists at the University of Toronto, arrives at its......
2019-06-14 10:16

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise the agency on scientific matters....
2019-06-03 21:16

Emissions need to be halved to avoid 3C warming: scientists Emissions need to be halved by 2030 to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius but temperatures are on track to reach double that by the end of the century even if countries' current plans are fully implemented, research by scientists shows....
2019-06-19 11:32

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
2019-06-07 01:32

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back-to-back earthquakes, of magnitude 6.4 and 7.1, hit southern California in less than 24 hours last we...
2019-07-14 11:32

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old. Archaeologists and microbiologists from the Israel Antiq...
2019-05-23 01:48

Scientists solve Stone Age murder mystery The mystery of an ancient fractured skull has been settled. An international team of researchers in Europe ruled foul play was to blame for the Upper Paleolithic man's head injury....
2019-07-06 00:16

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists If global trends continue for another fortnight, it will beat previous two-year-old record Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists....
2019-07-17 00:00

Scientists try to explain why everyone loves the ‘Avengers’ movies The Marvel movies are some of the most successful Hollywood blockbusters of all time. Sure, Avengers: Endgame can’t seem to beat Avatar for the all-time crown, but hey, you’d be hard-pressed to find another collection of properties capabl...
2019-07-07 03:00

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it was already leaving — just got another chapter. A new paper published in Nature Astronomy decla...
2019-07-02 07:32

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — could make huge regions of Mars more habitable....
2019-07-17 19:00

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours where life is mirrored....
2019-07-05 20:48

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked by a whistle...
2019-05-21 23:32

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half centu...
2019-07-15 17:48

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder anorexia nervosa is not a purely psychiatric condition, but is also driven by problems with metabolism....
2019-07-15 17:16

Cockroaches becoming resistant to insecticides, scientists discover CNN NEWSOUCE – Scientists at Purdue University discovered German cockroaches are becoming resistant to insecticides. Even more horrifying is they can become cross-resistant to chemicals they haven’t even been exposed to! Then guess what t...
2019-07-05 03:32

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
2019-05-22 21:32

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the company’s money....
2019-05-27 09:48

Scientists teleport information inside a diamond Scientists have successfully teleported quantum information inside a diamond. The breakthrough could provide a boost to quantum computing technologies....
2019-06-28 19:48

Scientists think they’ve found all the ‘missing’ iron in the universe These days, scientists think they have a pretty good idea of what the universe is made of. By detecting the telltale signatures of various elements in celestial bodies like stars, asteroids, and other planets, scientists can estimate how abundant or ...
2019-07-11 05:48

California scientists consider case of poisoned songbirds Researchers with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife have closed the case of the poisoned songbirds. Their conclusion: the birds died after eating elm tree seeds exposed to a pesticide....
2019-06-28 00:16

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people ...
2019-07-06 21:48

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. S...
2019-06-28 00:48

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife and fish. Ice melted as a result of exceptionally warm ocean temperatures, the Anchorage Daily News rep...
2019-07-01 23:32

Scientists in Switzerland discover a new dinosaur species According to new research from the University of Zurich, the dinosaur -- a carnivorous predator about 8.5 feet long -- belongs to a genus and species never before seen....
2019-07-13 11:00

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasing accuracy, but there are still a few things that set us apart from our mechanical creations. Sure, r...
2019-06-28 17:32

Scientists chasing waterfalls discovered something they aren't used to We often think waterfalls indicate ancient tectonic or glacial activity – but it turns out they can form all by themselves without these external influences...
2019-05-21 14:38

Identify Bugs While You Help Scientists Learn About Water Quality Some insects will only live in the freshest, cleanest water. Others are happy in any dirty old bog. Scientists can use the bugs in a water source as an indicator of water quality, and in a variety of citizen science projects, you can too....
2019-06-20 21:16

Female fruit bats trade sex for food: scientists Male Egyptian fruit bats will allow female bats to take food straight from their mouths and scientists believe they know why: the bats are trading food for sex. A study, published on Thursday in Current Biology, analyzed three bat colonies in captivi...
2019-05-24 01:32

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur related to the Velociraptor Paleontologists have uncovered a new species of dinosaur that lived 90 million years ago in modern-day Brazil with an almost unheard-of characteristic....
2019-07-10 00:32

Scientists reveal secrets of dragonfish's 'invisible' fangs Deep-sea creature’s teeth are made of similar material to ours, but heavily adapted for stealthThe dragonfish, a dweller of the dark ocean depths, would slot nicely into any horror movie, with virtually transparent fangs and bioluminescent barbel tha...
2019-06-05 18:32

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal....
2019-07-10 00:32

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-05 02:32

Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public The field of science communication -- the practice of informing and educating people about science-related topics -- arose just after the start of the Enlightenment when Francesco Algarotti published his first edition of Newtonianism for the Ladies i...
2019-07-04 06:16

Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent....
2019-07-11 22:48

Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight b...
2019-06-06 04:16

Carnivorous plants have a taste for salamanders, scientists find The northern pitcher plants, also known as turtle socks, devour juvenile spotted salamandersBiologists have discovered evidence that carnivorous plants in Canada feast on young salamanders, in what is believed to be the first instance of vertebrate c...
2019-06-13 00:00

San Francisco to be as hot as Portugal and NYC like Virginia Beach by 2050, scientists say By 2050, London's climate could be more akin to Barcelona today, while Madrid's will be closer to modern-day Marrakech, according to a new study....
2019-07-11 18:32

Scientists zoom in on bug behind Strep throat and scarlet fever Scientists studying a bacterium that causes scarlet fever, severe sore throat and a form of heart disease say they are closer to developing a vaccine that could one day prevent hundred of thousands of infections a year....
2019-05-27 18:32

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his home country’s government. He took the extraordinary step of performing genetic modification on h...
2019-06-04 23:32

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
2019-06-18 19:00

Scientists Witness the Birth of a Submarine Volcano for the First Time Back on November 11, 2018, a planetwide rumble emanated from somewhere between eastern Africa and Madagascar. This strange signal, thought by scientists at the time to be related to a colossal but hard-to-identify magmatic process, was pinpointed to ...
2019-05-24 18:48

Scientists discovered a new shark species that glows in the dark Once you get down deep enough in Earth’s oceans, sunlight is hard to come by. But rather than stumble around in the dark in search of food, creatures that live at extreme depths have found ways to make their own light. It’s called biolumi...
2019-07-23 18:16

Scientists may have found one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent on the Caspian Sea....
2019-07-11 18:00

Extinct volcano could wake up and erupt at any moment: scientists  A volcano in eastern Russia, previously classified as extinct could be waking up, leading scientists to suggest a deadly eruption could occur at any time....
2019-06-09 09:16

Scientists solve the mystery of the dragon with transparent teeth Dwelling in the dark ocean depths, the dragonfish is a frightful marvel that would fit nicely into any horror movie, boasting exotic adaptations such as virtually transparent fangs that help it thrive in this extreme environment....
2019-06-06 00:16

Scientists synthesize anticancer drug in 'landmark discovery' In a 'landmark in drug discovery,' researchers achieved, for the first time, the total synthesis of a potent anticancer compound called halichondrin....
2019-06-18 20:16

Scientists pretended to be addicted to heroin to figure out why so many addicts die The United States is in the midst of a growing opioid crisis, and some cities are experiencing it worse than others. Understanding what addicts go through can be difficult for medical professionals and scientists, so when researchers wanted to better...
2019-06-06 21:32

Scientists unveil image of quantum entanglement for the first time ever For the first time ever, physicists have captured an image of quantum entanglement. In a paper published in the journal of Scientific Advances, scientists from the University of Glasglow shared the first known image of a Bell entanglement. The photo....
2019-07-13 09:48

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human...
2019-06-23 00:32

Why scientists believe Godzilla’s fictional growth is cause for real concern A pair of scientists from prestigious Dartmouth University recently published research postulating why Godzilla has more than doubled in size since 1954. If you guessed a gym membership and a high-protein diet: you’re wrong. The King of the Monsters’...
2019-06-01 06:48

Scientists Think They Know How Pluto's Hidden Ocean Stays Liquid Recent results suggest that Pluto has a liquid water ocean buried beneath its icy shell. But how could such a thing be possible at the frigid outer edges of the solar system? Scientists from Japan and the United States might have an answer.Read more....
2019-05-21 14:48

Scientists in Hungary accuse government of research takeover BUDAPEST — Hungary’s oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take “total political control” of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work. The government ...
2019-05-30 01:32

Scientists say they're closer to possible blood test for chronic fatigue Scientists in the United States say they have taken a step toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, a condition characterized by exhaustion and other debilitating symptoms....
2019-05-21 16:00

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands plagued by dengue fever....
2019-07-18 22:01

Scientists capture 4D atomic movement in breakthrough experiment Long-held theories about how materials melt, freeze and evaporate may need to be tweaked thanks to some breakthrough research. A UCLA-led team of scientists have captured the 4D movement of atoms through time and 3D space as they changed states, repo...
2019-07-01 10:48

Scientists Find Dozens of Lakes Buried Far Below Greenland's Ice For decades, scientists working in Antarctica have been documenting subglacial lakes, bodies of water buried miles beneath the ice. They’ve spotted more than 400 of them, and even drilled into a few and found evidence for both living and long-dead li...
2019-06-29 04:16

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
2019-06-01 07:32

Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Continues to Surprise Scientists Scientists have published five years of observations of Jupiter’s volcanic moon Io, revealing just how strange the world is. They even describe one volcano that might be influenced by the moon’s orbit. Read more......
2019-07-22 22:32

Scientists build incredibly accurate universe simulation — but don’t know how they did it “It’s like teaching image recognition software with lots of pictures of cats and dogs, but then it’s able to recognize elephants,” Shirley Ho, co-author of the study, said....
2019-06-29 01:00

This Compact System Lets Scientists See Biological Molecules in a Whole New Way Researchers have combined laser techniques and an ingenious detection scheme in order to create a powerful new molecule-imaging system—a quicker, easier way to determine the identity of microscopic molecules. Basically, it’s an advanced yet surprisin...
2019-06-08 00:32

Scientists work out way to make Mars surface fit for farming Aerogel sheet mimics Earth’s greenhouse effect and could help to create fertile oasesFor future astronauts bound for Mars it will surely rank as a positive: when they sit down to dinner on the barren red planet, they should at least have plenty of gr...
2019-07-15 17:16

Scientists believe they have solved the mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines The mystery of Peru’s Nazca Lines may have been solved by experts who think the drawings actually depict exotic birds to please the gods during ‘rain dances’. The huge carvings in the Andean desert were carved by an ancient Peruvian...
2019-06-21 00:48

Scientists split as genetics lab scales down animal tests Mice, rats and zebrafish will no longer be bred for medical research at one of the world’s leading genetics institutesA row has broken out among scientists over the decision by one of the world’s leading genetics laboratories – the Sanger Institute i...
2019-06-09 09:48

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain th...
2019-06-12 02:00

US scientists to investigate spike in deaths of gray whales About 70 creatures found washed up on coast of North America but federal agency believes it is a small fraction of total fatalitiesUS government scientists have launched an investigation what has caused the deaths of an unusually high number of gray ...
2019-06-01 05:48

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
2019-07-03 05:32

Scientists spar over cancer study in Ontario towns The lead author of the study argues his research paper addressed the criticisms raised by a Lambton County health official along with other factors that needed further research....
2019-06-01 17:00

Mysterious holes in Antarctica's sea ice solved by scientists A University of Washington-led team of scientists used robots and seals to help them understand why mysterious holes form in Antarctic sea ice, according to a study published in the journal Nature.       ...
2019-06-12 01:48

Scientists discover gorgeous new fish species, name it after Wakanda Discovering an entirely new animal species has to be rather exciting for scientists. Not only will you go down in history as the person (or persons) that found a creature nobody even knew about, you also — in most cases — get to pick its ...
2019-07-14 20:48

Google shares its Street View air-quality data with scientists Google is releasing air quality data it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley with its Street View cars, part of a larger effort by the company to track pollution around the world. The data was captured over the last three year...
2019-06-05 21:00

Incredible Breakthrough: MIT Scientists Have Successfully Swapped The Brain Of A Man With An Almond Prepare to have your mind blown, because a medical procedure that was once the stuff of science fiction has finally become science fact: MIT scientists have successfully swapped the brain of a man with an almond....
2019-06-13 22:00

Scientists scramble to learn why monarch butterflies are dying so quickly Scientists across the country are scrambling to learn why monarch butterflies are disappearing at such an alarming rate as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service considers listing the butterfly as endangered....
2019-07-23 01:01

Scientists amazed as Canadian permafrost thaws 70 years early Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared....
2019-06-19 01:48

Banned Ozone-Destroying Gases Are Coming From China, Scientists Say A new study has determined that the mysterious source of ozone-destroying gases that have increased in the atmosphere recently is eastern China. Last year, scientists discovered that chlorofluorocarbons, more commonly known as CFCs, were increasing d...
2019-05-23 11:16

Trump ending fetal tissue research by federal scientists WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes. Officials said Wednesday government-funded research by universities will be allowed to continue, sub...
2019-06-05 19:48

Scientists Have Pinpointed the Mystery Source of an Ozone-Destroying Chemical The recovery of the ozone hole has been a quintessential environmental success story, as the world has worked largely in harmony for decades to phase out ozone-depleting chemicals. So last year’s discovery that emissions of CFC-11, one of those banne...
2019-05-23 05:00

Scientists studied baby shark vomit and realized they eat a ton of birds When you think of the diet of a shark you probably don’t imagine the top-tier ocean predators feasting on birds — and not sea birds, but the kinds of birds you might find in your own back yard. That bizarre finding is the result of a new ...
2019-05-23 07:16

Globetrotting film sends scientists on "relay race" of inquiry A documentary called The Most Unknown uses a global game of science “tag” as a cute way to frame humanity’s big questions – but it can all get a bit earnest...
2019-05-21 14:38

Hungarian scientists mull legal action over government controls The head of Hungary's oldest scientific institute said it was considering taking legal action to challenge government moves to take more control over research work and budgets....
2019-06-12 13:16

Scientists crack secret of dragonfish’s deadly ‘invisible’ teeth A deep-sea fish can hide its enormous, jutting teeth from prey because its chompers are virtually invisible — until it’s too late. What’s the dragonfish’s secret? The teeth are transparent, and now scientists have discovered how the fish accomplished...
2019-06-07 03:00

Baby tiger sharks chow down on sparrows and doves: scientists Baby tiger sharks aren’t only eating seafood — they’re also chowing down on songbirds, scientists have found. In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Ecology, scientists revealed that even though tiger sharks are known for a wide variety of cuisi...
2019-05-22 20:16

Scientists close to eliminating male embryos in mice: study Genetic researchers — and perhaps heroes to misandrists everywhere — have created a way to prevent male offspring from being born … in mice, at least. The reproductive study, published in the molecular biology journal EMBO Reports, ...
2019-07-11 21:16

Scientists discover why our galaxy’s black hole is so quiet NASA’s SOFIA project is looking at what makes black holes active versus quiet, which has revealed why the Milky Way’s black hole is so docile.       ...
2019-06-13 00:16

Scientists Develop Material to Create Habitable Areas on Mars Mars’ surface, as far as we can tell, is not habitable to humans—it’s far too cold. But eventually, humanity would like to put an outpost on the planet. That will require warming things up a bit, but how?Read more......
2019-07-16 02:48

Adani justified in demanding names of CSIRO scientists, deputy PM says Mining company said it wanted ‘peace of mind’ that groundwater review would not be ‘hijacked’ by anti-coal activists The deputy prime minister, Michael McCormack, has defended Adani after revelations it tried to get the names of scientists reviewing ...
2019-07-16 05:48

Scientists Find a New Kind of Cell That Helps Heal the Heart The human body has plenty of nifty tricks to keep itself alive for as long as possible, and scientists still haven’t come close to figuring them all out. Case in point, a team of researchers this week describe a previously unknown type of cell near t...
2019-07-16 18:16

Scientists discovered a new species of tiny sharks that glow in the dark Sharks are known to stalk and sniff out prey before they attack. But all this newly discovered shark species has to do is glow in the dark, and the prey comes to them....
2019-07-22 21:16

Google to Share Street View's Air Quality Data With Scientists As part of a larger effort to track pollution, Google is releasing air quality data for scientists that it collected from California's Bay Area and Central Valley....
2019-06-06 12:01

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
2019-07-20 06:16

Scientists baffled as dozens of seals reported dead in Alaska The discovery of at least 60 dead ice seals that have been found along Alaska’s west coast in recent months is baffling federal biologists, who said the deaths have been reported in “unusually large numbers.” The National Oceanic an...
2019-06-13 20:48

Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old....
2019-05-22 18:16

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98...
2019-06-15 18:16

Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of methane on Mars so far, fuelling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas...
2019-06-27 19:48

Coping with crisis: how scientists are making an invasive crab a delicacy The little green invader gobbling shellfish and destroying habitats in the Gulf of Maine could finally have a predator – humansIn the salt marshes and estuaries of New England, the most dominant and fearsome predator is a voracious invader that grows...
2019-06-21 15:48

Vietnam seeks Russian scientists to help preserve Ho Chi Minh's body The Vietnamese government is forming a team of experts that includes several Russian scientists to help preserve the embalmed corpse of founding leader Ho Chi Minh, according to a report....
2019-06-21 13:48

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04 02:00

Scientists teleported quantum data into the flawed heart of a diamond A team of scientists from Yokohama National University recently became the first researchers to teleport a photon into the vacuous space inside of a flaw within a diamond. In other words: physicists just invented quantum bling. Imagine seeing the lig...
2019-06-29 11:48

Scientists make a lifelike robotic fish using multipurpose 'blood' There's no question that robots have come a long way since their cold, clunky, cumbersome inception. Nowadays they're smart, agile and responsive -- but they're still missing the tactile, multipurpose elements that make living creature...
2019-06-20 14:16

Scientists just spotted a pair of planets that may be surprisingly similar to Earth New exoplanet discoveries have been happening at a breakneck pace over the past several years thanks to scientists who now have more powerful observational tools at their disposal. However, while new planets are found regularly, worlds that could pot...
2019-06-20 05:48

Scientists built a new type of artificial gravity that could help keep astronauts healthy Heading into space means leaving Earth’s gravity behind. Astronauts floating around on the International Space Station might look like they’re having fun in the weightless environment, but a lack of gravity can actually be a serious detri...
2019-07-04 13:16

Scientists discovered table salt on Jupiter’s moon, Europa Europa, a frozen moon around Jupiter, is believed to be one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system. It was first imaged in detail by the Voyager 1 probe in 1979, revealing a surface almost devoid of large craters. This suggested that water ...
2019-06-19 17:32

Thousands of whales are dying. Scientists have run out of public beaches for the carcasses to rot Authorities are scrambling to find remote stretches of sand that are privately owned, with proprietors who don't mind hosting a rotting creature.        ...
2019-06-21 16:16

Scientists reveal skull of beluga-narwhal hybrid through DNA analysis Using DNA analysis of a 30-some-year-old whale skull, scientists were reportedly able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal....
2019-06-21 18:00

Frogs find disease-free haven in New Guinea, scientists want to keep it that way The island of New Guinea in the Indonesian archipelago remains one of the last refuges free of chytrid fungus, a deadly frog infection that has already wiped out 90 frog species around the world....
2019-06-03 21:48

US rollback of protected areas risks emboldening others, scientists warn Trump slashed size of two protected wilderness areasPace of rollbacks for development projects acceleratingAmerica’s reputation as an international conservation leader is under threat in the wake of unprecedented rollbacks, according to the most comp...
2019-05-31 00:16

Scientists built a fast, accurate, AI-powered universe simulation, but they don’t know how Everyone’s had a moment or two in their lives where they pull off an incredible feat but can’t explain how they did it. Perhaps it was a near-superhuman catch in a softball game or acing a test without studying. In any case, it’s ha...
2019-06-28 03:48

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In rese...
2019-06-28 21:32

Are Scientists Set to Discover Life Beneath Europa’s Underground Ocean? Europa is one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It is one of four large moons that revolve around the planet, and is slightly smaller in size than our moon. Europa was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, and has the distinction of being the first moon found ...
2019-06-27 23:48

Scientists Have Recorded A Rare Right Whale Singing For the First Time. It Does Have the Range (ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — It’s not America’s Top 40, but it’s a cutting edge song. Federal marine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the North Pacific right whale. Nation...
2019-06-22 00:16

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
2019-06-03 13:48

Why Scientists Trained a Seal to Sing the Star Wars Theme Listening to grey seals recite vowel sounds and sing the melodies to Star Wars and “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star” makes for excellent entertainment, but for the researchers who trained these aquatic mammals, it’s serious science. Read more......
2019-06-21 23:00

Scandal fails to dim scientists’ pursuit of gene-edited babies Six months after a Chinese scientist was widely scorned for helping to make the world’s first gene-edited babies, he remains out of public view and new information suggests that others may be interested in pursuing the same kind of work outside the U...
2019-05-29 22:48

Scientists sound alarm after spate of rare whale deaths A half-dozen North Atlantic right whales have died in the past month, leading scientists, government officials and conservationists to call for a swift response to protect the endangered species....
2019-07-05 02:32

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
2019-06-04 17:48

Scientists store data inside molecules that drive your metabolism Never mind using DNA to store data -- there may be a simpler way to store info. Brown University scientists have shown that it's possible to store data in solutions of artificial metabolic molecules, such as amino acids and sugars. The presenc...
2019-07-08 05:48

Scientists create super-strength 'snail slime superglue' A reversible snail slime-like substance has been found to be 89 times stronger than gecko adhesion and proved to be strong enough to hold the weight of an entire human body....
2019-06-18 15:32

The Loch Ness monster might be real-life dinosaur, scientists say The Loch Ness monster might be real, according to DNA taken from a lake where the famously elusive — and so far fictitious — beast is said to dwell. A team of scientists from New Zealand studied samples from the waterway in the Scottish highlands to ...
2019-06-05 04:16

Scientists discover infinite decay and rebirth in quantum particles A team of scientists recently determined certain quantum particles can regenerate after they’ve decayed. This has grand implications for the future of humanity, quantum computing, and intergalactic graffiti. Theoretical physicists from the Technical ...
2019-06-18 01:48

How canines capture your heart: scientists explain puppy dog eyes Study finds animals developed a facial muscle to wield emotional power over humansIn a project that has all the makings of a Roald Dahl classic, scientists have hit on an answer to the mystery of how man’s best friend got its puppy dog eyes.The sad, ...
2019-06-17 21:48

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2019-06-04 20:16

Scientists pursue universal snakebite cure using HIV antibody techniques British specialist among those aiming to develop ‘next generation’ treatment that could help millions of victims each yearScientists in five countries, including the UK, hope to find a universal cure for snakebite using the same technology that disco...
2019-05-24 10:32

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerhouse McKinsey & Co, Woods Hole told Reuters....
2019-06-04 19:48

It's quiet out there: scientists fail to hear signals of alien life Breakthrough Listen project found no evidence of alien civilisations on 1,327 starsThe close encounter will have to wait. Astronomers have come up empty-handed after scanning the heavens for signs of intelligent life in the most extensive search ever...
2019-06-18 21:01

Hungarian government submits bill to tighten grip over scientists Hungary's government is moving to tighten its grip on the research institutions of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, despite protests by scientists against political control of the academy....
2019-06-05 14:00

Scientists call for volunteers to help pre-empt deadly plant disease Britain free of Xylella fastidiosa, known as cuckoo spit, but experts are on high alertScientists are calling for thousands of keen-eyed volunteers to report findings of frothy spittle, often called cuckoo spit and found on plants across the UK, in a...
2019-05-26 15:32

PSG CEO: Nobody forced Neymar to sign with us Paris Saint-Germain chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi has warned record signing Neymar he only wants players who are "willing to give everything for the shirt."...
2019-06-18 01:16

Should you co-sign your child’s loan? With housing prices on the rise, young buyers with scant credit or low incomes are hard-pressed to qualify for loans. But their parents help in qualifying for the loan is neither easy nor risk-free....
2019-05-28 22:48

Plans to ‘hack Earth’s weather’ could start World War 3, scientists warn Climate change may end up causing World War 3 if individual countries start to try and save themselves by hacking the weather with a process called geoengineering....
2019-06-14 16:32

Scientists baffled as Antarctic ice hits record low, wiping out three decades of ‘gains’ The difference covers an area bigger than the size of Mexico. Losing that much in just three years “is pretty incredible” and faster than anything scientists have seen before, said study author Claire Parkinson, a NASA climate scientist....
2019-07-02 05:32

Scientists conclude cigar-shaped interstellar object not an alien spaceship After investigating the nature of a mysterious and apparently cigar-shaped object called 'Oumuamua spotted in 2017 speeding through our solar system, astronomers remain uncertain over how to classify it, but are confident it is not an alien spaceship...
2019-07-02 02:01

Scientists find hundreds of sharks, giant rays tangled in plastic In total, the new research recorded 1,116 reported cases of marine life tangled up in plastic dumped in the ocean -- but its authors say the true number is likely to be much higher....
2019-07-05 21:32

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
2019-07-12 20:32

Indoor carbon dioxide levels could be a health hazard, scientists warn CO2 in bedrooms and offices may affect cognition and cause kidney and bone problemsIndoor levels of carbon dioxide could be clouding our thinking and may even pose a wider danger to human health, researchers say.While air pollutants such as tiny part...
2019-07-08 17:48

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or thighbone) was an unusual bone to find in Europe. "We don't have enough data yet to say whether it wa...
2019-06-28 04:32

Making space for female scientists' voices online, in the media and in person At first glance the Wikipedia author gender gap could suggest women are less interested in publishing on the page, as anyone can do it. But a recent study shows female editors regularly face online harassment and abuse....
2019-06-19 18:16

Scientists discover Snowball the cockatoo has 16 distinct dance moves – video A sulphur-crested cockatoo named Snowball garnered YouTube fame and headlines a decade ago for his uncanny ability to dance to the beat of the Backstreet Boys. Now, researchers reporting in Current Biology are back with evidence that Snowball is not ...
2019-07-09 00:00

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when t...
2019-06-27 19:16

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient growth aren't as accurate as previously thought....
2019-06-19 05:32

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
2019-07-10 16:16

Hundreds of sharks snarled by plastic in the world's oceans, scientists warn New research suggest previous studies have underestimated the number of sharks and rays entangled in plastic. The problem is likely much worse than scientists realized....
2019-07-06 00:16

Dolphins Are Washing Up Dead at a Disturbing Rate This Year — And Scientists Aren’t Sure Why Nearly 300 dead bottlenose dolphins — three times as many as normal — have washed up along the beaches of the Gulf Coast this year. While scientists can’t explain the sudden surge, some at least have theories. Since February, 282 bo...
2019-06-21 23:32

Scientists turn to 'laser accurate' model to test Stonehenge acoustics Salford team explores sound qualities of ancient Wiltshire monument using 1:12 replica based on data from scansA diminutive model of Stonehenge could help crack the acoustic secrets of the ancient site, according to scientists who have built a versio...
2019-07-11 18:00

Scientists stumped by unusual whale skull finally find answers Using DNA analysis of an unusual, decades-old whale skull, scientists were finally able to identify the animal as a rare hybrid of a beluga whale and a narwhal, it has been reported. The animal was reportedly one of three whales killed during subsist...
2019-06-21 18:32

Hungarian government passes bill tightening state grip on scientists Hungarian lawmakers have passed legislation to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government’s role in public life....
2019-07-03 01:00

Scientists call on social media companies to provide better vaccine information The Salzburg Statement on Vaccination Acceptance, published Tuesday in the Journal of Health Communication, has called on companies like Google and Facebook to better identify misinformation related to vaccine safety....
2019-07-02 16:32

Scientists find that Mars is inhabitable for at least one of Earth’s life forms While trying to decide if humans can live on Mars, scientists believe they've found some germs can survive on the red planet.       ...
2019-06-21 20:16

Giant snakes in the Florida Everglades: How scientists are using Burmese pythons as spies The giant invasive snakes quickly put a stranglehold on Florida's wildlife. Now scientists in the Everglades are turning them against one another.        ...
2019-06-18 17:32

Hungarian parliament passes bill tightening state grip over scientists Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation on Tuesday to tighten state control of research bodies run by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA), overriding protests against the latest step to expand the government's role in public life....
2019-07-02 14:01

Defying scientists, Hungary will overhaul academic network, website reports Hungary is preparing legislation to strip the Hungarian Academy of Sciences of its research network, giving the government more control over scientific activity, the news website index.hu reported on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 18:16

Seals with antennas on their heads helped scientists solve an Antarctic mystery A hole of open water, called a polynya, appeared in the winter ice of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. It eventually grew to roughly twice the size of Vermont....
2019-06-11 16:16

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the ...
2019-06-18 19:00

An ‘Unprecedented’ Early Summer Heatwave Grips Europe as Scientists Warn More Are on the Way An intense early summer heatwave has hit Europe, igniting a huge wildfire in northeast Spain and breaking temperature records in France and Germany –– less than a year after the region’s last extreme heatwave. Temperatures are expec...
2019-06-27 19:48

India's Monkeys Keep Killing People, so Scientists Are Trying Radical New Sterilization Strategies One evening last November, a young woman named Neha was feeding her infant son inside their house in Runkata, a small town in the outskirts of Agra, India. Suddenly, a monkey broke into the house, snatched the baby boy from her arms, and made away wi...
2019-05-25 16:00

Scientists create video game to help elderly drivers stay safe A video game that makes elderly motorists safer on the roads has been developed by scientists. The game called Cognitive Training for Car Driving (CTCD) comes at a time when the number of older car drivers worldwide is increasing....
2019-05-23 01:32

Scientists catch chimpanzees cracking open and eating tortoises for first time BERLIN — Scientists have observed wild chimpanzees tucking into an unusual snack: tortoises, whose hard shells they crack against tree trunks before scooping out the meat. In a paper published Thursday by the journal Scientific Reports, researchers f...
2019-05-24 01:32

Packs of wolf-dogs could wipe out wolves in Europe, scientists warn Europe's population of wolf-dog hybrids is growing. In a new paper, scientists warn packs of wolf-dogs could soon erase the genetic identify of wolves....
2019-05-24 02:32

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-o...
2019-06-08 03:16

Scientists Sequenced the Genes of Ancient Plague Bacteria That Spread the 'First Pandemic' Scientists have gained some insight into one of the first known calamities to visit mankind: a two century-long pandemic caused by the bacterial disease plague. Studying the remains of plague victims, the researchers say they were able to sequence th...
2019-06-07 00:48

Scientists dunked test tubes in hot springs to recreate life’s origins Nearly 4 billion years after life arose on Earth, researchers have been trying to recreate the first steps towards life in hot, bubbling pools in New Zealand...
2019-05-21 20:32

Scientists accuse Hungary of seeking "total political control" over research Hungary's oldest and biggest scientific institute accused the government on Wednesday of trying to take "total political control" of vital research through plans to set up a new state body to oversee funding and work....
2019-05-29 13:16

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
2019-05-24 02:00

Scientists boost the carbon-capturing abilities of metal-organic frameworks Scientists in Switzerland have found a way to make metal-organic framework lattice more rigid, helping the materials more effectively capture and separate gas molecules....
2019-05-21 14:38

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a hypothesis to determine. But a combination of Tinseltown and technology has turned it into something ...
2019-06-05 03:00

CHEAP: DAMN SON(Y), an A7 II camera for $898? Sign me the F up Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Sony just announced the new and improved A7R IV, a beast of a full-frame camera with a 61-megapixel sensor. I love it. I want it. I need it. But it’ll only start ...
2019-07-21 18:32

660,000 Sign Up to Take Area 51 By Storm and ‘See Them Aliens’ As of today, there are almost 660,000 people who’ve signed up to attend a Facebook event on September 20. What’s all the fuss about?  ...
2019-07-14 10:32

How to Sign Up as a Blood Donor With Facebook When hospitals are running low on blood, there’s no way to just order more—blood banks have to get the word out to volunteers like you and me who might want to donate. Facebook is now rolling out a blood donation feature to several US cities that can...
2019-06-13 21:00

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2019-05-21 14:31

| Man City re-sign Angelino from PSV Eindhoven Manchester City re-signed Spanish defender Angelino from PSV Eindhoven after the Premier League champions activated his £5.3 million buy-back clause....
2019-07-03 22:48

Celtics likely to sign guard Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported....
2019-06-27 19:00

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
2019-06-29 11:16

Scientists found the upper limit to human endurance, right before your body starts eating itself Shutterstock A new study says there is a definite limit to human endurance — beyond which our bodies start breaking down. For long-term levels of exertion, that limit is burning calories at 2.5 times our resting metabolic rate. After that, ou...
2019-06-08 00:48

Scientists invented a wearable band that controls your body temperature like a personal thermostat Everyone loves to be comfortable, but what you consider to be a perfect temperature might be drastically different than the temperature preferred by a person sitting just a couple feet away. Whether you work in a large office, or even just live with ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
2019-07-03 08:32

Arctic fox stuns scientists by traveling 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at her fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as she crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-02 20:16

Apollo 11: NASA shares rare footage of scientists testing moon rocks Scientists and stargazers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which brought geologic samples back to NASA researchers on Earth. Now, to commemorate the work of the chemists and biologists at NASA’s Ames Research ...
2019-07-18 18:16

Scientists take first-ever image of a faint swirling ring of hydrogen around our galaxy's black hole Astronomers, for the first time, have snapped an image of a cool, gassy ring swirling around the supermassive black hole at the center of our galaxy....
2019-06-12 07:00

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
2019-05-22 04:48

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2019-05-23 03:32

Scientists trace a cosmic radio burst to a galaxy 3.6 billion light-years away Back in 2017, a team of scientists was able to pinpoint the origin of a repeating fast radio burst to a dwarf galaxy over 3 billion light years away. Now, researchers were able trace yet another cosmic radio burst's home galaxy -- and this disco...
2019-06-28 11:16

Argonne scientists perform huge file transfers to model the makeup of the Universe A team led by Argonne National Laboratory scientists moved 2.9 petabytes of data -- in a single file transfer -- as part of a project involving some of the largest-ever cosmological simulations....
2019-07-09 00:00

Trump administration bans government scientists from using aborted fetal tissue in research The Trump administration will block government scientists from acquiring new fetal tissue from abortions to use in medical research, a major victory for abortion opponents....
2019-06-05 22:01

5,000 Years Ago, Ancient Scientists Used Chemical Reactions to Create Pigments in Altai Mountains Scientists have unlocked intriguing 5,000-year-old secrets of prehistoric illustrators behind the stunning artwork of Karakol. These magnificent paintings found in the Altai Mountains show ancient figures with round horns and feathers on their heads....
2019-06-16 11:32

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks...
2019-07-16 23:48

More than 260 dolphins found stranded along the Gulf Coast since February. Scientists aren't sure why. More than 260 bottle nose dolphins have been founded stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since Feb. 1, 2019.        ...
2019-06-16 23:16

Ultra-processed food linked to early death, health problems: scientists A poor diet could have grave consequences. People who consume a large amount of heavily-processed foods are at risk for early death and a greater chance of having a heart attack or stroke, two European studies found. Eating five or more servings of u...
2019-05-31 01:32

Scientists Unveil Memorial To Iceland’s ‘First’ Dead Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland is mourning the loss of one of it’s famous glaciers, Okjökull Glacier, in an official memorial ceremony that will take place on August 18. Following an “Un-glacier tour” led by two Rice University anthropologists, the a...
2019-07-22 21:16

Scientists suggest a nearby supernova may have prompted human ancestors to walk upright For scientists studying the history of human evolution, determining when certain changes happened and what may have prompted those changes are very important questions to answer. It’s only natural that we wonder where we came from, but there&rs...
2019-05-30 01:48

In Pitch Black Waters, Scientists Capture Historic Video Of Giant Squid In the pitch black waters 750 meters below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, a thin, undulating arm emerges from the gloom. For the first time, a live giant squid had been filmed in U.S. waters....
2019-06-24 06:16

Cuomo says he’ll sign overhaul of rent regulations With just three days left to re-up rent stabilization laws, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he would sign a sweeping package of tenant-friendly bills crafted by the Legislature late Tuesday. The package introduced late Tuesday marks the biggest sea ...
2019-06-13 01:01

You Can Now Sign Into Your Google Account on iOS Using an Android Phone Google has been on a quest to kill the password, so in its latest efforts to further that agenda, the tech giant has now made it possible to log into your Google account on iOS devices by using an Android phone. Read more......
2019-06-13 21:48

Tired of #$%& passwords? Single Sign-on could be savior Apple, Google & Facebook's instant sign-in is safer than tough passwords, says Google exec. If true, no more fiddling with #s, letters and symbols.       ...
2019-06-15 16:16

Emery aiming to sign ‘three or four players’ for Arsenal "Arsenal boss Unai Emery has tried to restore confidence in the club’s transfer strategy by saying he intends to sign three or four more players this summer."...
2019-07-17 18:16

100 Trinamool Lawmakers In Touch, Says BJP's Mukul Roy As 3 More Sign Up More than 100 legislators of Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress are in touch with the BJP, Mukul Roy claimed today as three more lawmakers joined the party on the second consecutive day....
2019-05-29 17:48