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DeeDee could be the Newest Dwarf Planet in our Solar System

DeeDee could be the Newest Dwarf Planet in our Solar System

Using ALMA, astronomers have been able to study potential dwarf planet 2014 UZ224, nicknamed DeeDee, in great detail...

Apr 16 2017, 4:31am CDT

Oman Mountains Hold Clues for Reversing Climate Change

Oman Mountains Hold Clues for Reversing Climate Change

By analyzing core samples, researchers are hoping to uncover how a natural process millions of years ago transformed CO2 into l...

Apr 15 2017, 2:53pm CDT

How Crack on Antarctic Ice Berg has Changed Over the Years

How Crack on Antarctic Ice Shelf has Grown Over the Years

Images from NASA’s Terra satellite show that the crack is spreading rapidly through the Larsen C ice shelf. Now, only 10 miles...

Apr 15 2017, 8:40am CDT

First-Ever Image of Dark Matter Released

First-Ever Image of Dark Matter Released

Scientists capture the first composite image of a dark matter web that connects galaxies...

Apr 14 2017, 11:25pm CDT

Terpene is the World's Most Spoken Language

Terpene is the World's Most Spoken Language

It so happens to be the case that the smell of terpene is the microbial equivalent of a universal language....

Apr 14 2017, 12:41pm CDT

This 3D Printed Patch Helps Patients Recover from Heart Attack

This 3D Printed Patch Helps Patients Recover from Heart Attack

A 3D printed patch has been made that could immensely help such patients who have suffered from a heart attack in the future....

Apr 14 2017, 11:37am CDT

Star Trek's Tricorder Wins XPrize Competition

Star Trek's Tricorder Wins XPrize Competition

It looks like Star Trek’s Tricorder manual medical scanner is no more just a part of science fiction. It has become a reality t...

Apr 14 2017, 7:35am CDT

This Solar-Powered Device Pulls Water From Dry Air

This Solar-Powered Device Pulls Water From Dry Air

Scientists have managed to make a solar-powered device that pulls or rather sucks water from the air. This gadget could come in...

Apr 14 2017, 5:09am CDT

Saturn Moon Enceladus and Jupiter Moon Europa are Able to Support Life

Saturn Moon Enceladus and Jupiter Moon Europa are Able to Support Life

Saturn’s moon, Enceladus has all the elements and nutrients that life needs to survive on it. It just might be hosting alien li...

Apr 14 2017, 4:29am CDT

NASA Releases Breathtaking Global Maps of Earth at Night

NASA Releases Breathtaking Global Maps of Earth at Night

The composite images provide the clearest ever view of the patterns of human settlement across our planet...

Apr 13 2017, 5:55pm CDT

Struggling Florida Manatee Population will Double over the 50 Years, Study Says

Struggling Florida Manatee Population could Double over the 50 Years, Study Says

Florida's iconic manatee population could flourish if wildlife managers continue to protect their habitat...

Apr 13 2017, 2:07pm CDT

Astronomers may have Finally Taken First Real Image of Black Hole

Astronomers may have Finally Taken First Real Image of Black Hole

It will take months to develop the image, but if scientists succeed the results may help test many wild theories about black ho...

Apr 13 2017, 6:58am CDT

Early Dinosaur Cousin Looked More Like a Crocodile

Early Dinosaurs Looked More Like Crocodiles

The discovery of the fossils of an old dinosaur cousin shows that it had crocodilian features....

Apr 13 2017, 5:37am CDT

Ants Rescue Their Injured Comrades

Ants Rescue Their Injured Comrades

Researchers have found that ants show heroic behavior by helping out their injured comrades....

Apr 13 2017, 4:08am CDT

NASA will Live Stream First 4K Video from Space

NASA will Live Stream First 4K Video from Space

The event will feature veteran astronaut Peggy Whitson who will speak to viewers in the highest resolution video ever broadcast...

Apr 12 2017, 3:12pm CDT

Bed Bugs are Getting Harder to Kill

Bed Bugs are Getting Harder to Kill

New research says that bed bugs are getting more resistant to common insecticides...

Apr 12 2017, 12:53pm CDT

Elephants are Far More Intelligent Than Previously Thought

Elephants are Far More Intelligent Than Previously Thought

Apparently, elephants have body consciousness and are much more intelligent than we thought them to be as well....

Apr 12 2017, 11:55am CDT

New Species of Pistol Shrimp Named After Pink Floyd

New Species of Pistol Shrimp Named After Pink Floyd

A novel type of shrimp has been given a scientific name that seeks its original inspiration from none other than the rock band...

Apr 12 2017, 10:46am CDT

NASA to Reveal New Discoveries on Oceans Beyond Earth

NASA to Reveal New Discoveries on Oceans Beyond Earth

The space agency will hold a new conference Thursday to present new findings on ocean worlds in our solar system...

Apr 12 2017, 10:02am CDT

Great Cold Spot Found on Jupiter

Great Cold Spot Found on Jupiter

The scientists and astronomers have detected a Great Cold Spot on Jupiter....

Apr 12 2017, 5:36am CDT

Science Explains Why Shoelace Knot Come Untied

Science Explains Why Shoelace Knot Come Untied

Science has finally explained why shoelaces become loose with the passage of time....

Apr 12 2017, 4:56am CDT

Ultra Distant Galaxy from Early Universe Discovered by Astronomers

Ultra Distant Galaxy from Early Universe Discovered by Astronomers

The 13.1 billion year old galaxy is detected by Hubble Space Telescope and Maunakea telescope in Hawaii...

Apr 12 2017, 3:32am CDT

Japanese Scientists Plan to Drill into Earth's Mantle for the First Time

Japanese Scientists Plan to Drill into Earth's Mantle for the First Time

Scientists in Japan have unveiled their ambitious plan to drill through the ocean floor and into the Earth's mantle....

Apr 12 2017, 1:12am CDT

Grey Hair could be a Warning Sign for Heart Disease in Men

Grey Hair could be a Warning Sign for Heart Disease in Men

New research finds a link between grey hair and increased risk of heart disease...

Apr 11 2017, 3:33pm CDT

Fifty New Spider Species Discovered in North Australia

Fifty New Spider Species Discovered in North Australia

Fifty novel species of spiders have been found recently in the Land Down Under (that would be Australia). They include among th...

Apr 11 2017, 1:11pm CDT

World's First Animal was a Comb Jelly Not Sponge

World's First Animal was a Comb Jelly Not Sponge

It seems that the scientists were wrong about primordial sponges since it is in fact jellyfish that were the first marine anima...

Apr 11 2017, 11:38am CDT

Deepest Traces of Life on Earth Found

Deepest Traces of Life on Earth Found

Apparently, the lowest depths of our planet reveal the signs of life forms....

Apr 11 2017, 5:46am CDT

Mars has Metal in its Atmosphere

Mars has Metal in its Atmosphere

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has managed to detect metal ions in the Martian atmosphere....

Apr 11 2017, 4:44am CDT

NASA Puts Earth up for Adoption

NASA Puts Earth up for Adoption

NASA is splitting the planet into 64,000 pieces ahead of 2017 Earth Day and putting them up for adoption as a part of raise awa...

Apr 11 2017, 4:27am CDT

April’s Pink Moon: Everything You Need to Know about Tonight’s Lunar Event

April’s Pink Moon: Everything You Need to Know about Tonight’s Lunar Event

Full pink moon lits up skies tonight...

Apr 11 2017, 12:41am CDT

Exercise More Beneficial on an Empty Stomach, Study Finds

Exercise More Beneficial on an Empty Stomach, Study Finds

For the first time, researchers have examined the effects of eating versus fasting on gene expression during exercise...

Apr 10 2017, 2:06pm CDT

Star Birth Produces Dramatic Stellar Fireworks in Space

Star Birth Produces Dramatic Stellar Fireworks in Space

ALMA radio telescope captures explosive star birth in Orion constellation...

Apr 10 2017, 11:05am CDT

Brain-Invading Parasite: What it Is and How it Spreads

Brain-Invading Parasite: What it Is and How it Spreads

Globalization has an effect on infectious diseases particularly in the developing countries. Their epidemiology is such that ce...

Apr 10 2017, 7:28am CDT

Great Barrier Reef has Zero Prospect of Recovery

Great Barrier Reef is Almost Dead due to Severe Coral Bleaching

It seems that a large portion of the Great Barrier Reef has undergone bleaching....

Apr 10 2017, 5:34am CDT

Large Asteroid will come too close to Earth on April 19

Large Asteroid will come too close to Earth on April 19

The asteroid will fly safely past the Earth during close encounter this month...

Apr 10 2017, 12:51am CDT

A Usually Harmless Virus Can Trigger Celiac Disease, Study Finds

A Usually Harmless Virus Can Trigger Celiac Disease, Study Finds

Reovirus can cause the immune system to overreact to gluten, leading to the development of celiac disease...

Apr 9 2017, 1:13pm CDT

Pets Can Help Protect Children from Allergies and Obesity

Pets Can Help Protect Children from Allergies and Obesity

Pet exposure in early life could reduce the risk of developing allergies and obesity, says study...

Apr 9 2017, 6:05am CDT

Top Science Stories of the Week

Top Science Stories of the Week

Octopuses, Squids and Cuttlefish can Edit their RNAOctopuses and other cephalopod are known for their exceptional intelligence....

Apr 9 2017, 3:49am CDT

Scientists are Developing a Vaccine for Acne

Scientists are Developing a Vaccine for Acne

Researchers are hoping to soon test the vaccine on humans...

Apr 8 2017, 3:01pm CDT

Australian Citizen Scientist Discovers Four Planets While Watching TV Show

Australian Citizen Scientist Discovers Four Planets While Watching TV Show

Newly discovered planets are orbiting around a sun-like star 600 light years away...

Apr 8 2017, 10:54am CDT