Beneath the surface: Exploring the composition of Philae's comet,...

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the destination of the ESA’s Rosetta probe and Philae lander, has a...

Beneath the surface: Exploring the composition of Philae's comet,...

When Philae, the lander accompanying the ESA’s Rosetta probe, successfully touched down on Comet...

What racehorses can teach us about broken bones

Broken bones can be deadly for racehorses and also for people. Approximately 20 percent...

Earth’s magnetic field older than previously believed

New research published in Thursday’s edition of the journal Science indicates that the Earth’s...

Why UTIs are sometimes reoccurring

While the majority of bacteria that cause urinary tract infections can be wiped out with antibiotics, some manage to avoid elimination by remaining dormant,...

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East African ‘golden jackals’ are actually wolves, study finds

The creatures known as “golden jackals” are found throughout East Africa, Europe, Asia Minor, the Middle East, and southeast...

northern white rhino

Death of rare Northern White Rhino leaves only 4 alive

Nabiré, a 31-year-old female Northern White Rhino, died at the Dvur Kralove zoo in the Czech Republic this week,...

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Animal stomach acid evolved for protection

An analysis published today in PLOS ONE has discovered an evolutionary link between diet and stomach acidity. It’s well known that...