Oldest known Quran fragments found at UK university

Fragments believed to be the oldest surviving pages of the Muslim holy book the Quran have been discovered as part of a collection of...

dark matter

Dark matter behaves like well-known particle, new theory suggests

A new theory suggests that dark matter acts very much like subatomic particles known to the scientific community since...

melanistic monarch

Birds on smaller islands are darker, more aggressive

Animal populations on small islands tend to diverge from standard populations over evolutionary timescales. They simply get more weird,...

Kepler-452b

Meet Earth's cousin: The newly discovered Kepler-452b

Call it "New Earth" or "Earth 2.0": NASA’s Kepler mission has for the first time found a new planet...