Nazi-destroyed synagogue mapped by laser

Archaeologists searching for the remains of a four-century old synagogue have used ground-penetrating laser...

Swaying anti-vaxxers with simple interventions

Many people who refuse to vaccinate their children for fear the vaccine might hurt...

Septic tanks aren't keeping poo out of rivers, lakes

Septic tanks have long been thought of as a way to keep human waste...

Cassini gears up for final look at Saturn's icy...

NASA’s Cassini mission is gearing up for the home stretch, as the Saturn-orbiting spacecraft...

NASA's new quad-copter vehicle acts as buddy for rovers

NASA engineers are developing a quad-copter-like vehicle that would be used with off-world rovers to map terrain ahead of those machines and collect samples...

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Earliest evidence of reproduction in living organisms discovered

Rangeomorphs are a strange taxon of plant-like aquatic organisms that lived more than 560 million years ago and new...

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American hunters under fire again after Cecil’s killing

When we reported the death of Cecil, Africa’s celebrity lion, there were fears for the safety of his six...

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Drinking coffee helps keep seniors’ brains healthy

Research has already found that coffee could have health benefits such as reducing a person’s risk of type 2...