Massive Mammoth Bone Structure Found in Kostenki (Study)

Massive Mammoth Bone Structure Found in Kostenki (Study)

Archaeologists have unearthed a bizarre monument built by ancient humans in Russia. It’s a large circular structure built using the bones...
Snails Could Be the Key to Saving Coffee Crops, says new research

Snails Could Be the Key to Saving Coffee Crops, says new research

We’ve written about the bad coffee harvests in Central America over the past couple months, and that a little fungus called...
New type of pulsating star discovered (Study)

New type of pulsating star discovered (Study)

A new type of pulsating star — stars whose brightness oscillates periodically — that oscillates largely over only one of its...
NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Snaps Its Highest-Resolution Panorama (Watch)

NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Snaps Its Highest-Resolution Panorama (Watch)

NASA's Curiosity rover has captured its highest-resolution panorama yet of the Martian surface. Composed of more than 1,000 images taken during...
Plastic-eating caterpillar could save the planet, says new research

Plastic eating caterpillar could save the planet, says new research

The battle against plastic pollution may be boosted from an unlikely source – hungry caterpillars. In a recent study, larva of the...
SETI@Home ends, Alien Life Project Shuts Down After 21 Years

[email protected] ends, Alien Life Project Shuts Down After 21 Years

[email protected] has announced that they will no longer be distributing new work to clients starting on March 31st as they have...
Tropical forests absorb less CO2, says new research

Tropical forests absorb less CO2, says new research

The Amazon is perishing much faster than expected, increasing the urgency for dramatic action to save the rainforest and protect the...
Michelle Kunimoto: Astronomy student discovers 17 new planets

Michelle Kunimoto: Astronomy student discovers 17 new planets

Over its original four-year mission, the Kepler satellite looked for planets, especially those that lie in the "Habitable Zones" of their...
New sense discovered in dog noses: the ability to detect heat (Study)

New sense discovered in dog noses: the ability to detect heat (Study)

If you’ve ever booped the snoot of a good boy—and I sure hope you have—you likely noticed his nose was smooth,...
Complete protein molecule in a meteorite

Complete protein molecule in a meteorite

Scientists have reported the discovery of “the first protein from an extraterrestrial source,” marking the only time that this important component...

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