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...

New rogue wave theory will save ships and sailors

Rogue waves are potentially-dangerous, spontaneous surface waves that occur far out in open water,...

Curiosity U-turns, checks out weird rock on Mars

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity only has so much time to complete its mission, so when scientists running the project decide to make a U-turn...

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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,...

animal stomach acid

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...

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Pew pew pew: Human cells converted into mini lasers

Scientists at Harvard Medical School have found a way to take living human cells and transform them into tiny...