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Alien Megastructure Star is Acting Weird Again

Alien Megastructure Star is Acting Weird Again

Researchers have discovered an unusual dimming in the star system KIC 8462852...

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Top 10 New Species for 2017

Top 10 New Species for 2017

The following are the top ten novel species that have been discovered in the current year....

2 hours ago

The Most Interesting Science Stories of the Week

The Most Interesting Science Stories of the Week

The Most Well Preserved Dinosaur Fossil Ever Unveiled in CanadaThe world’s best preserved dinosaur fossil which was discovered...

16 hours ago, 5:37pm CDT

Humans have Accidently Created a Protective Bubble Around the Earth

Humans have Accidentally Created a Protective Bubble Around Earth

NASA's Van Allen Probes finds a man-made barrier around Earth that is protecting us from space radiations...

20 hours ago, 2:04pm CDT

Kissing Bugs can Cause Death, Study Finds

Kissing Bugs can Cause Death, Study Finds

Chagas disease caused by kissing bug's bit was found to increase risk of death by two to three times...

1 day ago, 7:48am CDT

Scientists have Finally Figured Out How Ladybugs Fold their Wings

Scientists have Finally Figured Out How Ladybugs Fold their Wings

The finding could improve the design of umbrellas, satellites, fans and many other transformable structures...

1 day ago, 4:05am CDT

A New Moon Discovered in our Solar System

A New Moon Discovered in our Solar System

The third largest dwarf planet in our solar system has its own moon...

1 day ago, 12:52pm CDT

Antarctica’s Icy Landscape is Turning Green Due to Global Warming

Antarctica’s Icy Landscape is Turning Green Due to Global Warming

The Antarctic Peninsula is getting greener as it continues to warm...

2 days ago, 10:19pm CDT

Scientists Glue Clay Caterpillars on Plants Globally to Reveal Predation Patterns

Scientists Glue Fake Caterpillars on Plants to Reveal Global Predation Patterns

A piece of research on artificial caterpillars has shown the planetary trends in predatory behavior....

3 days ago, 6:59am CDT

World's Thinnest Hologram Paves Way for Integration of 3-D Holography into Everyday Electronics

World's Thinnest Hologram Paves Way for Integration of 3-D Holography into Everyday Electronics

It seems that the scientists may be onto a novel invention when they say that stretchable 3D holograms are the new thing on the...

4 days ago, 8:19am CDT

115th Anniversary of Antikythera Mechanism’s Discovery: Intriguing Facts about the World’s First Computer

115th Anniversary of Antikythera Mechanism’s Discovery: Intriguing Facts about the World’s First Computer

The device was so advanced, nothing as complex cound be developed again until thousands of years...

4 days ago, 3:30pm CDT

Butterfly Wings Inspire New Solar and Stealth Technologies

Butterfly Wings Inspire New Solar and Stealth Technologies

Researchers have designed new type of solar cells inspired by the function of tiny butterfly wings...

4 days ago, 11:41am CDT

Tyrannosaurus Rex Pulverized Bones with Bite Force of 8000 Pounds

T. Rex Pulverized Bones with Bite Force of 8000 Pounds

The real reason behind the high pressure and pulverizing bite of the fearsome Tyrannosaurus Rex has finally been discovered....

5 days ago, 8:03am CDT

SpaceX Rocket Will Take Your Loved One's Ashes into Space for $2500

SpaceX Rocket Will Take Your Loved One's Ashes into Space for $2500

It so happens to be the case that from now onwards Space X rockets will be used to transport the cremated remains of your decea...

5 days ago, 7:08am CDT

Indian Teen Develops World’s Smallest Satellite - And NASA will Launch it

Indian Teen Develops World’s Smallest Satellite - And NASA will Launch it

The satellite weighs no more than 64 grams and is even lighter than a smartphone...

5 days ago, 5:32am CDT

Mysterious Flashes of Light Spotted on Earth from Space

Mysterious Flashes of Light Spotted on Earth from Space

NASA's EPIC camera captures flashes of lights millions of miles above from space...

5 days ago, 12:06am CDT

World's Remotest Henderson Island has the Highest Density of Plastic Debris

Henderson Island has World's Worst Plastic Debris

An isolated island in the Pacific region is reportedly covered with 37 million plastic bits and pieces of rubbish....

6 days ago, 8:08am CDT

Proxima B Climate Has Potential to Support Life

Proxima B Climate Has Potential to Support Life

Astronomers have gauged via their observations that Proxima B may have an earth-like climate and harbor alien life forms....

6 days ago, 5:06am CDT

Dinosaurs Could Still be Alive if Killer Asteroid Hit 30 Seconds Later, Scientists Claim

Dinosaurs Could Still be Alive if Killer Asteroid Hit 30 Seconds Later, Scientists Claim

Researchers estimate that if the asteroid travelling at 40,000mph had arrived a few seconds sooner or later, it could have land...

6 days ago, 2:38pm CDT

Medical Marijuana and Florida going through more ups and downs

Medical Marijuana and Florida going through more ups and downs

The journey toward the legalization of marijuana for medical use in Florida has been a rocky one. Here's the latest in the...

6 days ago, 11:41am CDT

This Dinosaur Fossil is So Well Preserved it Looks Like a Statue

This Dinosaur Fossil is So Well Preserved it Looks Like a Statue

The world's best-preserved dinosaur fossil went on display in Canadian museum on Friday...

May 14 2017, 5:06pm CDT

Human Sense of Smell is Just as Good as Dogs', Study Says

Human Sense of Smell is Just as Good as Dogs', Study Says

It is just a myth that humans' sense of smell is weaker than that of animals...

May 14 2017, 2:11pm CDT

The Most Interesting Science Stories This Week

The Most Interesting Science Stories This Week

SpaceX Plans to Launch High-Speed Internet Satellites in 2019More than two years ago, aerospace company SpaceX announced its pl...

May 14 2017, 11:32am CDT

Never-Before-Seen Video Solves the Mystery of Narwhal Tusks

Never-Before-Seen Video Solves the Mystery of Narwhal Tusks

Researchers finally have an answer for the purpose of Narwhal's unusual tusk...

May 14 2017, 3:53am CDT

17 Mummies Discovered in an Egyptian City

17 Mummies Discovered in an Egyptian City

The mummies were unearthed in a human necropolis near the city of Minya...

May 13 2017, 4:58pm CDT

Astronauts Complete Historic 200th Spacewalk at International Space Station

Astronauts Complete Historic 200th Spacewalk at International Space Station

Two NASA astronauts performed the landmark spacewalk on Friday and completed all the major tasks...

May 13 2017, 1:31pm CDT

Massive Sea Creature Washes up on Indonesian Shore and is Turning Water Red

Massive Sea Creature Washes up on Indonesian Shore and is Turning Water Red

The 49-foot mysterious dead creature could be some sort of baleen whale....

May 13 2017, 5:23am CDT

China Tests ‘Lunar Palace’ for Future Moon Mission

China Tests ‘Lunar Palace’ for Future Moon Mission

The cabin stimulates lunar-like environment and will help prepare astronauts for future missions to moon...

May 12 2017, 11:53pm CDT

Water Vapor and Sulfur-Rich clouds Found in Warm Neptune Atmosphere

Water Vapor and Clouds Found in Atmosphere of Warm Neptune

Astronomers have spotted water vapor and clouds on an alien planet which goes by the name of HAT-P-26b....

May 12 2017, 6:00am CDT

First Evidence of Life on Land Found in 3.48 Billion Years Old Australian Rocks

First Evidence of Life on Land Found in 3.48 Billion Years Old Australian Rocks

Some of the earliest life forms have been discovered in 3.48 billion year old rocks from Australia....

May 10 2017, 8:36am CDT

Baby Louie Dinosaur Finally Finds Its Species

Baby Louie Dinosaur Finally Finds Its Species

A 90 million year old dinosaur embryo fossil has been finally classified. Termed Baby Louie, it had been an orphan but has now...

May 10 2017, 8:14am CDT

Meet Zuul, Destroyer of Shins Dinosaur Species Named After Ghostbusters Monster

Meet Zuul, Destroyer of Shins Dinosaur Species Named After Ghostbusters Monster

A novel ankylosaur named Zuul destroyer of shins has been found in almost a complete form from the fossil record....

May 10 2017, 7:48am CDT

Polluted Areas may Increase the Risk of Cancer, Study Says

Polluted Areas may Increase the Risk of Cancer, Study Says

Poor environmental quality is linked to elevated cancer incidence...

May 9 2017, 3:27pm CDT

Leopard Sharks are Mysteriously Dying in San Francisco Bay

Leopard Sharks are Mysteriously Dying in San Francisco Bay

Hundreds of dead leopard sharks washed ashore in California waters since March...

May 9 2017, 12:27pm CDT

Spray Paint Can Turn Surface into a Touchpad

Spray Paint Can Turn Any Surface Into A Touchpad

Scientists seem to have made a touchpad via a can of spray paint....

May 9 2017, 10:16am CDT

Earth was Flat and Almost Entirely Underwater 4.4 Billion Years Ago

Earth was Flat and Almost Entirely Underwater 4.4 Billion Years Ago

New research suggests that it took the Earth a long time to evolve into the planet that we know today...

May 9 2017, 8:54am CDT

Homo Naledi's Surprisingly Young Age Shakes Up Human Family Tree

Homo Naledi's Surprisingly Young Age Shakes Up Human Family Tree

Homo naledi which is a newly discovered early hominin species has the scientists puzzled since it has opened a pandora’s box in...

May 9 2017, 8:51am CDT

Daily Dose of Cannabis Reverses Aging in the Brain

Daily Dose of Cannabis Reverses Aging in the Brain

Cannabis supposedly has a rejuvenating effect on the brain, as scientists got to know after experiments on lab mice....

May 9 2017, 7:47am CDT

SpaceX to Launch Thousands of Internet-Providing Satellites in 2019

SpaceX to Launch Thousands of Internet-Providing Satellites in 2019

The aerospace company will start testing high-speed satellite broadband later this year...

May 9 2017, 1:12am CDT

Cassini Spacecraft Finds Surprisingly Vast Void Between Saturn’s Rings

Cassini Spacecraft Finds Surprisingly Vast Void Between Saturn’s Rings

The region between the rings and Saturn is "The big empty", says NASA researchers....

May 8 2017, 3:43pm CDT