2015 saw a record number of shark unprovoked shark...

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JAXA, NASA launch ASTRO-H space observatory to study black...

In an effort to learn more about black holes, galactic clusters, and other phenomena,...

It's official: LIGO scientists have detected gravitational waves

UPDATE: 10:00 AM CST In what some are calling the scientific discovery of the decade, scientists...

2,000-year-old remains tell lost story of Imperial Rome's immigrant...

When it comes to ancient Rome, most of what we know tends to be...

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Computers can qualify as drivers, US agency tells Google

The technology used to power Google’s autonomous vehicles, not the human sitting behind the wheel, could soon be legally...

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Vela Pulsar’s ‘glitching’ found to affect pulse width

The Vela Pulsar, a highly magnetized, spinning, radiation-emitting neutron star that experiences several “micro-glitches” each year, changes its pulse...

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Horses can recognize human emotion, study finds

In 2015, scientists discovered that dogs could discriminate between happy and angry facial expressions in humans, and now researchers...