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Electricity Map Show saltwater in Aquifers

18/03/2017 • Researchers have transformed pulses of electrical current sent 1,000 feet underground into a...

Crypt-Keeper Wasp is Born Through its Hosts Head!

27/01/2017 • One kind of parasitic wasp, Euderus set, deposits its egg in the oak-tree home of another...

Genetically Modified Mosquito to Help Fight Dengue

21/01/2017 • Scientists have genetically modified mosquitoes in the lab to resist infection from dengue, a...

Sea Level Could Rise 2 Metres by 2100

20/01/2017 • Sea level in the Northeast and in some other US regions could rise significantly faster than...

Continent Collision Built the Appalachian Mountains

23/11/2016 • he process that built the Appalachian Mountains 300 million years ago is similar to the...

Asteroid Impacts May Have Created Habitats For Early Life

23/11/2016 • New research shows how large asteroid impacts may have deformed rocks in a way that created...

Researchers Solve Mystery of London’s Killer Fog

23/11/2016 • In 1952, a killer fog containing pollutants covered London for five days, causing breathing...

Neanderthal’s Dying Out For a Second Time, Our Genome

12/11/2016 • The Neanderthals disappeared about 30,000 years ago, but little...

Mount St. Helens Gets a Huge Ultrasound

12/11/2016 • Researchers are using remote sensing to better understand the hidden passageways beneath one...

Snakes Evolved to Lose Their Legs

22/10/2016 • About 150 million years ago, snakes roamed about on well-developed legs. Now researchers say a...

Virus Genome Carries Black Widow DNA

15/10/2016 • When researchers sequenced the genome of a virus that attacks the bacterial parasite...

Amoeba Stole Genes to Get Photosynthesis

15/10/2016 • About 100 million years ago, a lowly amoeba pulled off a stunning...

Ancient Reptile Had a ‘Three-Eyed’ Skull

24/09/2016 • A newly-described species of extinct reptile that roamed Texas more...

Get a New Perspective On Whales With Whale Cam

24/09/2016 • Whales are the biggest animals to ever have existed on Earth, and yet some subsist on...

Pet Sized Pterosaur?

03/09/2016 • Most pterosaurs, flying reptiles that lived during the Late...

Fungi Could Wipe Out Bananas Soon

27/08/2016 • Researchers have discovered how three fungal diseases have evolved into a lethal threat to the...

Temperature and salt ‘herd’ phytoplankton

27/08/2016 • Subtle and brief differences in ocean salinity or temperature work like physical barriers...

Food or Praise, Which do Dogs Prefer

21/08/2016 • Given the choice, many dogs prefer praise from their owners rather than food, according to one...

Scientists Make Insomniac Worms

21/08/2016 • A trio of neuropeptides work together to help tiny roundworms fall...

Fins Rays and Fingers are Related

21/08/2016 • In order for the descendants of fish to become creatures that could walk on land, fingers and...

Zooplankton Tell us Extinction has a Tipping Point

08/08/2016 • Experts say the results of a study of ancient zooplankton fossils offer a warning about mass...

Sea Ice Bacteria is Making Mercury Worse

08/08/2016 • Scientists have discovered methylmercury—a potent neurotoxin—in...

Adapting to Smoke May Have Let us Outlive the Neanderthals?

08/08/2016 • A genetic mutation may have helped modern humans adapt to smoke...

How Sunflowers Move to Face the Sun

08/08/2016 • Plant biologists have discovered how sunflowers use their internal circadian clock, acting on...

Humans Causing New species to Evolve

23/07/2016 • Species across the world are rapidly going extinct due to human activities, but humans are...

Forests Might Not Be Able to Save Us

23/07/2016 • Forests take up 25 to 30 percent of human-caused emissions of carbon dioxide—a strong...

Scientist on a Mission to 3D Scan Every Fish

23/07/2016 • Nearly 25,000 species of fish live on our planet, and biologist Adam...

Only 1 Year to Prepare for a super-eruption

23/07/2016 • Volcanic events large enough to devastate Earth have taken place in a number of places...

Rate of Mutation Probably Much Faster on Early Earth

17/07/2016 • Early life forms on Earth are likely to have mutated and evolved at much higher rates than...

Gene Lets Plants Exploit Far-Red Light

17/07/2016 • Scientists have identified a gene that lets plants expand...

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