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Mars New Orbiter Sends First Close-Up ImagesEuropean Space Agency’s ExoMars orbiter has beamed back its first ever images from...

1 day ago, 10:23pm CST

NASA's ISS-RapidScat Earth Science Mission Ends Operations

NASA's ISS-RapidScat Earth Science Mission Ends Operations

NASA’s International Space Station Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat) Earth science instrument mission has apparently wound up...

5 days ago, 6:25am CST

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Huge Ice Deposit Found on Mars SurfaceA huge deposit of ice on Mars holds as much as water as Lake Superior does. Using NASA's...

Nov 26 2016, 10:54pm CST

SpaceX Wins Contract to Launch NASA Earth Science Satellite in 2021

SpaceX Wins Contract to Launch NASA Earth Science Satellite in 2021

SpaceX has signed a contract with NASA and will launch its Earth Science satellite in the year 2021....

Nov 23 2016, 5:23am CST

Salt and Protein in Food lead to Post-meal Sleepiness: Science

Salt and Protein in Food lead to Post-meal Sleepiness: Science

Higher protein and salt content in our food, as well as the volume consumed, can lead to longer naps, suggests new research.Res...

Nov 22 2016, 4:35pm CST

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Roundest Object in the Universe Discovered Astronomers have just discovered the roundest object ever seen in the universe....

Nov 19 2016, 10:53pm CST

Humans are Still Evolving, In a Weird Way

Humans are Still Evolving, In a Weird Way

It is often said that humans have morphed themselves into the masters of our biological destiny. We've seized control of the ev...

Nov 17 2016, 12:26pm CST

Math Figured Out the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Math Figured Out the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Using complex calculations, mathematicians have been able to find out how coffee is extracted from grains in the filtration mac...

Nov 16 2016, 6:50pm CST

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

The year you were born is one of the biggest indicators of whether or not you are going to get some types of the flu, according...

Nov 15 2016, 9:20am CST

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The Lost Nuke’ may have been Found off Canadian CoastA Canadian professional diver claims to find a long-lost nuclear bomb. The...

Nov 12 2016, 12:45pm CST

SpaceX Aims for Mid-December Launch

SpaceX Aims for Mid-December Launch

SpaceX has one of its biggest setbacks when the Falcon 9 rocket exploded on Cape Canaveral when they tried to launch it on Sept...

Nov 10 2016, 12:18pm CST

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Asteroids that Pose a Threat to Earth are Now Over 15,000 Asteroids and comets that come too close to the Earth and can po...

Nov 5 2016, 4:41pm CDT

See Mummies While You Can - They're Disappearing

See Mummies While You Can - They're Disappearing

Mummified human remains aren't going to be around forever like their intention was, according to reports. A collection of remai...

Nov 3 2016, 10:00am CDT

Does This Strange Canadian Water Hold Alien Life?

Does This Strange Canadian Water Hold Alien Life?

Researchers have found evidence that the oldest water in the world, which is deep below ground in northern Ontario, could have...

Oct 31 2016, 6:52pm CDT

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Saturn’s Hexagon is Changing its ColorRecent images taken by NASA’s Cassini spacecraft reveal that Saturn’s hexagon has changed...

Oct 29 2016, 10:27pm CDT

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Uranus may be Hiding Two New Moons in its Ring System Two small moons might be hiding in the rings of planet Uranus.In 198...

Oct 23 2016, 1:11am CDT

Is This Evidence that Aliens Visited Us 250,000 Years Ago?

Is This Evidence that Aliens Visited Us 250,000 Years Ago?

In Romania, a mysterious hunk of metal that was found a long time ago, in the 1970s, appears to be altering our thoughts o...

Oct 22 2016, 10:36am CDT

What is the Problem of Fitness Apps and Teenagers, Science has the Answer

What is the Problem of Fitness Apps and Teenagers, Science has the Answer

With fitness apps, the press of a button on smartphone can help you record daily calorie consumption and exercise but they alon...

Oct 21 2016, 4:08am CDT

Many Vitamins Don't Work - Here are the Good Ones

Many Vitamins Don't Work - Here are the Good Ones

It has been the way to stay healthy for all of time - eat vegetables, go for walks or runs on a daily basis, drink water, and t...

Oct 17 2016, 6:50am CDT

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New Dwarf Planet Discovered in Our Solar SystemA new dwarf planet lurking beyond Neptune and Pluto has just been declared a par...

Oct 15 2016, 2:10pm CDT

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Nobel Prize Winners in Different Scientific Disciplines Announced Pioneers from different disciplines have been awarded wi...

Oct 8 2016, 3:28pm CDT

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World’s Largest Radio Telescope Begins OperationChina has officially launched its mission to hunt for extraterrestrial life as...

Oct 1 2016, 5:01pm CDT

MegaBots Episode 1: Destroying a MegaBot for Science

MegaBots Episode 1: Destroying a MegaBot for Science

The first episode of the MegaBots online video series premiered....

Sep 28 2016, 10:23am CDT

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2000-Year-Old Human Skeleton Discovered from Antikythera ShipwreckArcheologists have excavated a partial human skeleton on the...

Sep 24 2016, 4:04pm CDT

Monkeys "Taught" To Type Shakespeare

Monkeys "Taught" To Type Shakespeare

There is an old theory about monkeys, typewriters, and Shakepeare that suggests that, with an infinite amount of time, a money...

Sep 19 2016, 4:22pm CDT

Pigeons Can Be Taught to Read

Pigeons Can Be Taught to Read

A new study has emerged that suggests that pigeons might be able to read, or at least distinguish words from non-words.This mak...

Sep 19 2016, 1:52pm CDT

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Pandas No Longer Endangered, Eastern Gorilla One Step Away from ExtinctionThere is good news and bad news. Some animal species...

Sep 10 2016, 8:36pm CDT

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Mysterious Signal from Sun-like Star Sparks Alien SpeculationA strong signal detected by Russian radio telescope last year stir...

Sep 3 2016, 10:30pm CDT

Bill Nye Gets New Show on Netflix

Bill Nye Gets New Show on Netflix

Bill Nye, the man who we all hoped would show up in our classrooms when were kids, is now headed somewhere else that we hope fo...

Aug 31 2016, 3:23pm CDT

Tasmanian Devils Evolve to Cancer Resistance

Tasmanian Devils Evolve to Cancer Resistance

For the last twenty or so years, a transmissible facial cancer has all but decimated the Tasmanian devil population. There have...

Aug 30 2016, 3:24pm CDT

We've Evolved into A New Eye Movement

We've Evolved into A New Eye Movement

Researchers have found that we all perform a new, distinct eye movement on a daily basis. The catch is that we don't actually n...

Aug 29 2016, 6:12am CDT

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A Huge Crack is Threatening to Cause an Entire Antarctic Ice Shelf to CollapseFor almost two years now, a team of researchers h...

Aug 27 2016, 3:30pm CDT

Newer, Better, Longer Lasting Batteries for Smartphones Due Next Year

Newer, Better, Longer Lasting Batteries for Smartphones Due Next Year

A US startup is brewing something that so many of us have been asking for: a new battery that has twice the capacity of the lit...

Aug 23 2016, 6:01pm CDT

Dogs Prefer Praise Over Treats

Dogs Prefer Praise Over Treats

The next time your dog does something you like or is just better behaved, you might want to consider giving him praise instead...

Aug 22 2016, 7:36pm CDT

Seriously. Don't Pee in the Pool

Seriously. Don't Pee in the Pool

We all know that peeing in the pool is gross, but if we are all also being honest, we have all done it at some point. As long a...

Aug 22 2016, 10:27am CDT

There are Countless Tiny Black Holes All Over Space

There are Countless Tiny Black Holes All Over Space

Well, there is some good news to come out of a report from Business Insider - you haven't yet been killed by a black hole. The...

Aug 22 2016, 7:09am CDT

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Fifth Force of Nature May Have Been Discovered by Scientists Scientists believe that fifth force of nature may have existe...

Aug 20 2016, 2:53pm CDT

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A New Type of Fire Discovered by Scientists Scientists have discovered a new type of fire that is safer and eco-friendly....

Aug 13 2016, 4:57pm CDT

Scientists Closer to Studying Einstein's Confusion

Scientists Closer to Studying Einstein's Confusion

Amid the intense preparations for the launch of China's first quantum communication satellite, scientists hope it can help unr...

Aug 13 2016, 7:05am CDT

Google Science Fair 2016 16 Global Finalists are....

16 Global Finalists for Google Science Fair 2016 are....

There have been sixteen science and technology projects that students managed to carry out. They provide hope and inspiration f...

Aug 12 2016, 8:40am CDT