Team develops promising Zika vaccine candidates

Researchers around the world have been racing to develop a vaccine for the Zika...

Dwarf planet Makemake has a moon, astronomers find

Makemake, a dwarf planet and one of the largest Kuiper Belt objects discovered to...

Jupiter awaits arrival of the Juno probe

In a statement you’d never read in Roman mythology, a glowing Jupiter awaits the...

Deep aquifers could provide ‘water windfall’ to California

New research appearing in this week’s edition of journal Proceedings of the National Academy...

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Feathers, hair, and scales have a common ancestor, study finds

Scientists have long pondered whether or not the hair of mammals, the feathers of birds, and the scales of...

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Four skeletons, other artifacts recovered during Pompeii dig

Four skeletons, including one belonging to an adolescent female, and a cache of gold coins have been recovered from...

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What did Earth's magnetic field used to look like?

In the distant past, Earth’s magnetic field was considerably different than it is today, and it likely originated from...