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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...

20 hours ago, 6:04am 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...

1 day ago, 12:22am CST

Hundreds of More Birds Species Might be Endangered than We Thought, Says Study

Hundreds of More Birds Species Might be Endangered than We Thought, Says Study

Duke University's experts find that the IUCN current Red List is missing hundreds of bird species that are at risk of exti...

Nov 14 2016, 10:50am CST

Humans Arrived in Australia 10,000 Years earlier than Thought

Humans Arrived in Australia 10,000 Years earlier than Thought

Archaeologists in central Australia have discovered that humans arrived in the region 10,000 years earlier than previously thou...

Nov 3 2016, 4:57am CDT

Fatal Measles Complication Kills More Than Previously Thought

Fatal Measles Complication Kills More Than Previously Thought

A complication that often occurs due to measles is often deadlier than it was previously thought to be....

Oct 31 2016, 8:38am CDT

A Deadly Measles Complication is More Common than Previously Thought

A Deadly Measles Complication is More Common than Previously Thought

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis or SSPE is killing more people every year...

Oct 29 2016, 8:20am CDT

Monkeys are Creating Stone Tools Thought to be Made by Only Humans

Monkeys are Creating Stone Tools Thought to be Made by Only Humans

It seems to be the case that monkeys can make tools just like humans although on a primitive level....

Oct 20 2016, 8:08am CDT

Universe Contains 10 Times More Galaxies Than Previously Thought

Universe Contains 10 Times More Galaxies Than Previously Thought

The known universe has many more galaxies than was supposed to be the case by previous astronomers....

Oct 14 2016, 6:39am CDT

Hundreds of More New Moon Craters Forming Faster Than Thought

Hundreds of More New Moon Craters Forming Faster Than Thought

Small meteors bombarding the surface of the moon have created 33 times more craters than expected...

Oct 13 2016, 8:08am CDT

Global Methane Emissions are Worse than Previously Thought

Global Methane Emissions are Worse than Previously Thought

Emissions from both the fossil fuel industry (coal, oil and natural gas) and geological sources (cows, agriculture, swamp gas)...

Oct 8 2016, 12:51am CDT

Nintendo NX Might Not Be What We Thought It Was

Nintendo NX Might Not Be What We Thought It Was

More and more information about the Nintendo NX is coming to the surface as the expected reveal date looms closer. Now, new det...

Oct 7 2016, 1:40pm CDT

Brain Training Games may not be as Effective as We Thought

Brain Training Games may not be as Effective as We Thought

Brain-training claims by companies are not backed by science...

Oct 4 2016, 2:03pm CDT

Our Corner of the Milky Way Galaxy is Much Bigger than Previously Thought

Our Corner of the Milky Way Galaxy is Much Bigger than Previously Thought

New study reveals that Local Arm where our solar system lies is about four times larger than scientists thought...

Oct 1 2016, 3:55am CDT

Rainy Days On Mars More Recent than Previously Thought

Rainy Days On Mars More Recent than Previously Thought

Lakes and snowmelt-fed streams on Mars formed much later than previously thought possible, new research has found.The recently...

Sep 16 2016, 4:18am CDT

Burying CO2 Underground Safer than Previously Thought

Burying CO2 Underground Safer than Previously Thought

Storing carbon dioxide (CO2) in reservoirs deep underground may be better for the climate than emitting the gas directly into...

Jul 28 2016, 3:43pm CDT

Drunkoresia in College Students is Far More Common Than Thought

Drunkoresia in College Students is Far More Common Than Thought

Skipping meals and binge drinking is on the rise in college campuses...

Jul 4 2016, 6:30am CDT

Glowing Fishes are More Widespread than Previously Thought

Glowing Fishes are More Widespread than Previously Thought

Fish that can produce their own light evolved over and over again....

Jun 9 2016, 4:08am CDT

Universe Expands faster than Thought According to Astronomers

Universe Expands faster than Thought According to Astronomers

In a significant find, astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have discovered that the universe is expanding five perc...

Jun 3 2016, 12:29am CDT

Neanderthals Were More Advanced Than We Ever Thought

Neanderthals Were More Advanced Than We Ever Thought

In 1990, a fifteen-year-old boy named Bruno Kowalsczewski found the Bruniquel Cave - and he was the first person to be inside i...

May 25 2016, 4:40pm CDT

Stegosaurus Dinosaur’s Bite was More Stronger than Previously Thought

Stegosaurus Dinosaur’s Bite was More Stronger than Previously Thought

Using computer modelling, researchers reveal the bite strength of the Stegosaurus. Stegosaurus was a large plant-eating dinosau...

May 23 2016, 2:44am CDT

Multi-cellular Life Began A Billion Years Earlier Than Thought

Multi-cellular Life Began A Billion Years Earlier Than Thought

Chinese scientists have found fossils of the world's oldest known multi-cellular organisms, dating back as far as 1.56 billion...

May 18 2016, 4:39am CDT

Skull Condition Cribra Orbitalia Thought Extinct is Still Common

Skull Condition Cribra Orbitalia Thought Extinct is Still Common

A skull condition that has been believed to be a thing of the past due to poor diet among our ancestors not only still exists,...

May 18 2016, 2:47am CDT

Dwarf Planet Snow White is the Third Largest in our Solar System

Dwarf Planet Snow White Bigger Than Scientists Thought Previously

An enigmatic dwarf planet termed Snow White was found to be larger than the astronomers’ estimates. There is apparently more th...

May 13 2016, 9:46am CDT

Hobbits Found in Indonesia Gone Extinct Earlier Than Thought

Hobbits Found in Indonesia Died Out Earlier Than Thought

Researchers have found that tiny hobbits died out 50,000 years ago rather than around 12,000 years ago and it may be the modern...

Mar 30 2016, 9:55pm CDT

Siberian Unicorn May Have Lived Longer than Previously Thought

Siberian Unicorn May Have Lived Longer than Previously Thought

Siberian unicorns roamed the Earth 29,000 years ago. It has been long thought that the giant prehistoric creature died out 350,...

Mar 29 2016, 6:53am CDT

Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruptions were Bigger than We Thought

Yellowstone Supervolcano Eruptions were Bigger than We Thought

New research has identified 12 distinct super-eruptions between 8 and 12 million years ago. The volcanic eruptions were signifi...

Mar 27 2016, 4:03am CDT

Bear Bone Reveals that Human Existed in Ireland Earlier than Originally Thought

Bear Bone Reveals that Humans Existed in Ireland Earlier than Originally Thought

New analysis of bear bone pushes back the date of human existence in Ireland by 2500 years....

Mar 22 2016, 5:44am CDT

Kids IQ Can Fluctuate Much More Than We Assumed Previously

Kids IQ Can Fluctuate Much More Than We Thought

It has been shown that the IQ of kids can change from high to low and back much more than was assumed previously....

Mar 21 2016, 9:51am CDT

Bird Uses Linguistics Thought to Be Exclusively Human

Bird Uses Linguistics Thought to Be Exclusively Human

As humans, we tend to think that there are a lot of things that set us apart from animals. Today, however, it came out that one...

Mar 8 2016, 5:45pm CST

Antarctica ice sheet

New Climate Model Shows Antarctic Ice Sheet Is More Vulnerable To CO2 than Earlier Thought

Researchers from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, the Pennsylvania State University, GNS Science in New Zealand, and th...

Feb 24 2016, 11:30am CST

Neanderthals and Humans Interbred Much Earlier than Previously Thought

Neanderthals and Humans Interbred Much Earlier than Previously Thought

DNA sequencing reveals that mating event took place around 100,000 years ago, long before the migration "out of Africa.&qu...

Feb 18 2016, 2:18am CST

Fish brains

Jawless Fish Brains More Similar to Human Brains than Previously Thought

Scientists from the RIKEN Evolutionary Morphology lab have published a study in the journal Nature titled “Evidence from cyclos...

Feb 16 2016, 10:00pm CST

Shopping Online Not as Green as You Thought

Shopping Online Not as Green as You Thought

The transportation and energy emissions involved in online shopping experience are not as green as you have been led to believe...

Feb 8 2016, 4:12am CST

Droughts May Have More Devastating Effects on Forests than Thought: US Forest Service Study

Droughts Have More Devastating Effects on Forests than Thought: US Forest Service Study

U.S. Forest Service releases a detailed study on the effects of drought for forests and rangelands....

Feb 2 2016, 2:09am CST

Pluto has More Water Ice than Initially Thought, NASA Reveals

Pluto has More Ice Water than Initially Thought, NASA Reveals

Ice water is considerably more widespread across Pluto's surface than was previously known....

Feb 1 2016, 9:28pm CST

Human Brain can Store 10 Times more Memories than Previously Thought: Study

Human Brain can Store 10 Times more Memories than Previously Thought: Study

Memory capacity of a human brain is comparable to entire internet, study finds....

Jan 25 2016, 11:15am CST

Fairy Tales are Much Older than Previoulsy Thought, Says Study

Fairy Tales are Much Older than Previoulsy Thought, Says Study

Classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast goes back to 4000 years ago while another popular tale "Smith and the Devil"...

Jan 22 2016, 3:12pm CST

Tree Frog Rediscovered in India

Tree Frog Long Thought Extinct Rediscovered in India

A tree frog that was believed to have disappeared from the face of the earth was found in India recently. It has been 137 years...

Jan 21 2016, 4:56am CST

Greenland Icecap is Releasing Water Faster than Thought

Greenland Icecap is Melting Faster than Thought

Near-surface layers of the Greenland ice sheet could cause a huge spike in sea levels as it is losing its ability to store melt...

Jan 5 2016, 8:46am CST

Dinosaurs Evolved much Quickly than Previously Thought

Dinosaurs Evolved much Faster than Previously Thought

Study sheds new light on the evolution of dinosaurs....

Dec 8 2015, 6:58pm CST