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Climate Xhange likely Triggered deadly 2016 Avalanche in Tibet

Climate Xhange likely Triggered deadly 2016 Avalanche in Tibet

Climate change is to blame for a deadly glacier collapse this year in the once stable region of the Tibetan Plateau, says a stu...

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Dust Reveals Clues to the Origin of Saturn's C Ring

Dust Reveals Clues to the Origin of Saturn's C Ring

Analysis reveals that Saturn's C ring is younger than previously thought...

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Fukushima Radiation Detected off US Shores

Fukushima Radiation Detected off US Shores

Testing of samples confirms the presence of radioactive elements in the wates of US oceans...

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Charge Your Cell Phone With Finger Swipes

Charge Your Cell Phone With Finger Swipes

A futuristic cell phone could actually be powered by the hand movements of its owner. This is a big step on the road to progres...

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Japanese Cargo Ship Flying to International Space Station

Japanese Cargo Ship Flying to International Space Station

A Japanese cargo spacecraft is all set to reach the ISS. This is an important milestone for Japan....

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Monkeys Lack Brain Circuitry to Speak

Monkeys Lack Brain Circuitry to Speak

Scientists have discovered that monkeys have the vocal anatomy but not the brain circuitry for human speech....

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NASA Launches its Official GIPHY and Pinterest Pages

NASA Launches its Official GIPHY and Pinterest Pages

NASA shares tons of incredible images on GIPHY and pinterest accounts...

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Mysterious Avalanche in Tibet was Caused by Climate Change, Study Finds

Mysterious Avalanche in Tibet was Caused by Climate Change, Study Finds

New analysis suggests that presence of meltwater inside the Tibetan glacier let go tons of ice hurtling down to a valley below,...

17 hours ago

E-Cigarettes Use by US Youth is a Major Health Concern, Surgeon General Warns

E-Cigarettes Use by US Youth is a Major Health Concern, Surgeon General Warns

The surgeon general has issued a warning regarding e-cigarettes for youth....

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Smallpox Virus Found in 17th Century Child Mummy DNA Rewrites History of Deadly Disease

Smallpox Virus Found in 17th Century Child Mummy DNA Rewrites History of Deadly Disease

A virus found in a juvenile mummy is proof that a deadly version of small pox created devastation even earlier than some 3000 y...

1 day ago, 7:11am CST

SpaceX Loses Inmarsat Launch Order to Arianespace

SpaceX Loses Inmarsat Launch Order to Arianespace

SpaceX is in the doldrums. It has just lost a crucial contract with Inmarsat to Arianespace....

1 day ago, 6:50am CST

Tumor Found in 255-Million-Year-old Fossil

Tumor Found in 255-Million-Year-old Fossil

A tumor has been found in a mammal forerunner fossil that is 255 million years old. This is the first such discovery of its kin...

1 day ago, 6:06am CST

Silly Putty Makes Sensitive Sensors With Graphene

Silly Putty Makes Sensitive Sensors With Graphene

Scientists are just beginning to find out that Silly Putty can be used to make highly sensitive sensors when mixed with graphen...

1 day ago, 5:23am CST

Feathered Dinosaur Tail Discovered Trapped in Amber

Feathered Dinosaur Tail Discovered Trapped in Amber

99-million-year-old dinosaur tail covered in feathers found preserved first time in a chunk of amber....

1 day ago, 4:13am CST

NASA Saturn Probe Beams back first Images from new Orbit

NASA Saturn Probe Beams back first Images from new Orbit

Since beginning the latest phase of its mission, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has sent to Earth its first views of Saturn's atmos...

1 day ago, 12:51am CST

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummies Virtually Unwrapped for the First Time

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummies Virtually Unwrapped for the First Time

New scanning technology exposes the mysteries embalmed thousand of years ago...

2 days ago, 2:23pm CST

Mammal from Age of Dinosaurs had the Stronger Bite Force Ever Recorded

Mammal from Age of Dinosaurs had the Stronger Bite Force Ever Recorded

An early marsupial relative that lived alongside ferocious dinosaurs had the strongest bite force of any mammal ever found...

2 days ago, 11:50am CST

Diabetes Drug Slows Progress of Parkinson’s Disease

Diabetes Drug Slows Progress of Parkinson’s Disease

MSDC-0160 is said to not only treat diabetes but it may slow down the progress of Parkinson’s Disease. Trials will begin in hum...

2 days ago, 11:15am CST

LED Lights Flickering Could Treat Alzheimer’s

LED Lights Flickering Could Treat Alzheimer’s

A series of singular devices such as flickering LEDs may help ward off Alzheimer’s Disease....

2 days ago, 9:43am CST

Optimistic Women Live Longer

Optimistic Women Live Longer

It is being said that females who keep a positive and cheerful outlook tend to remain healthy and free of any diseases....

2 days ago, 8:41am CST

Mars One Again Delays First Unmanned and Manned Missions

Mars One Again Delays First Unmanned and Manned Missions

Mars One has just procrastinated its mission to the Red Planet. Now people will not be going to the new world till 2031....

2 days ago, 7:43am CST

US Life Expectancy Drops For First Time Since 1993

US Life Expectancy Drops For First Time Since 1993

The average life expectancy in the United States went down since the early 90s figure....

2 days ago, 6:34am CST

Dark Matter is More Smoothly Distributed across Space than Previously Thought

Dark Matter is More Smoothly Distributed across Space than Previously Thought

The latest analysis sheds more light into the distribution of dark matter in the universe...

2 days ago, 6:04am CST

Greenland Was Nearly Ice-Free for 280000 Years

Greenland Was Nearly Ice-Free for 280000 Years

Greenland used to be free of any ice once upon a time. In fact, for approximately 280,000 years, it had its bedrock exposed....

2 days ago, 4:21am CST

SpaceX Rocket Will Return to Flight in Early January

SpaceX Rocket Will Return to Flight in Early January

SpaceX has set early January in the year 2017 as the goal for resuming a rocket launch....

2 days ago, 3:31am CST

Saturn Moons younger than previously thought: Study

Saturn Moons younger than previously thought: Study

Saturn's moons may be younger than previously thought, says a study based on freshly-harvested data from NASA's Cassini mission...

2 days ago, 12:22am CST

Giraffes Facing ‘Silent Extinction’ as Population Declines

Giraffes Facing ‘Silent Extinction’ as Population Declines

Giraffe numbers have dropped 40 percent since the 1980s, IUCN reports...

2 days ago, 11:18pm CST

Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic hit Record Lows in November

Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic hit Record Lows in November

Warm temperatures have led to record decline in the extent of sea ice in the Arctic and off the coast of Antarctica in November...

2 days ago, 10:41pm CST

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Has Drill Glitch

NASA's Curiosity Mars Rover Has Drill Glitch

NASA said its Curiosity Mars rover is not currently using its arm for science as it has detected an issue with a motor that mo...

2 days ago, 7:43pm CST

Cassini Spacecraft Beams Back First Images from New Orbit around Saturn

Cassini Spacecraft Beams Back First Images from New Orbit around Saturn

The new images show close-up views of Saturn's northern hemisphere including its incredible hexagon-shaped jet stream....

3 days ago, 1:52pm CST

Self-Healing Transistors Developed for NASA’s New Starships

Self-Healing Transistors Developed for NASA’s New Starships

The new transistors will be used in Chipscale Starships...

3 days ago, 11:29am CST

Earth to Have 25 Hours Long Days as Rotation Slows

Earth to Have 25 Hours Long Days as Rotation Slows

Scientists are saying that a slowing down of the planet’s rotation may cause longer days in the long-term future....

3 days ago, 8:44am CST

Germany's Nuclear Fusion Reactor Actually Works

Germany's Nuclear Fusion Reactor Actually Works

German scientists seem to have literally harnessed the power of the sun. They have shown that the massive nuclear fusion reacto...

3 days ago, 7:50am CST

Climate Change Triples Extreme Rainfall Risks in US

Climate Change Triples Extreme Rainfall Risks in US

It is certain that torrential rains could triple in the USA due to climate change in the future....

3 days ago, 7:14am CST

Pubic Hair Waxing Increases Risk of STIs

Pubic Hair Waxing Increases Risk of STIs

It is being said that getting a Brazilian wax in Hollywood may lead to a four times greater risk of contracting Sexually Transm...

3 days ago, 6:54am CST

Polar Bears Population will Decline by 30% by Mid-Century, Study Estimates

Polar Bear Population will Decline by More Than 30% by Mid-Century, Study Estimates

Melting Arctic ice could disappear a third of polar bear popultion in the next 35 years...

3 days ago, 6:50am CST

Sea Ice Melt Declines Polar Bear Population by More Than 30%

Sea Ice Melt Declines Polar Bear Population by More Than 30%

The polar bear population will decline by more than 30% over the next 35 years due to a meltdown of the sea ice....

3 days ago, 5:23am CST

Donald Trump Plans to Cut NASA’s Earth Science Funds

Donald Trump Plans to Cut NASA’s Earth Science Funds

Donald Trump is adamant and plans on putting a kibosh on NASA’s climate change research activities. He wants deep space explora...

3 days ago, 5:02am CST

Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic Hit Record Lows in November

Sea Ice in Arctic and Antarctic Hit Record Lows in November

Global warming seems to have caused sea ice melting polar records. A chunk the size of India has detached itself from the main...

3 days ago, 4:03am CST

Evidence of Malaria Parasite Found in the Skeletons from Roman Empire

Evidence of Malaria Parasite Found in the Skeletons from Roman Empire

New research suggests that malaria was prevalent as far back as 2,000 years ago in ancient Rome...

3 days ago, 3:04am CST