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Ancient Penguin was as Tall as a Human

Ancient Penguin was as Tall as a Human

The bird was more than 5 feet tall and weighed around 100 kilograms, making it one of the largest penguins ever to have lived....

Dec 17 2017, 12:51pm CST

12000 Year Old Fishing Hooks Discovered in a Burial Site

12000 Year Old Fish Hooks Discovered in a Burial Site

The find represents the oldest known funereal fishhooks...

Dec 17 2017, 4:51am CST

Sumatran Rhinos have been on the Way of Extinction for a Very Long Time

Sumatran Rhinos have been on the Way of Extinction for a Very Long Time

Genome evidence suggest that Sumatran rhinos never showed signs of recovery since Pleistocene Epoch...

Dec 16 2017, 2:35pm CST

Sierra Nevada Mountains Grew an Inch During Drought, Study Finds

Sierra Nevada Mountains Grew an Inch During Drought, Study Finds

Loss of water in drought caused Sierra Nevada to rise...

Dec 16 2017, 6:57am CST

What Greenland Looks without Ice Sheet

What Greenland Looks without Ice Sheet

New map reveals landscape beneath Greenland's ice sheet...

Dec 16 2017, 2:58am CST

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Goes Really Deep into the Planet’s Atmosphere

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot Goes Really Deep into the Planet’s Atmosphere

Data collected by NASA's Juno spacecraft indicate that the iconic feature is more than 200 miles deep...

Dec 15 2017, 8:24am CST

Oumuamua Is Not Talking

Oumuamua Is Not Talking

No evidence of artificial signals emanating from Oumuamua....

Dec 14 2017, 11:27am CST

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

Geminid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

NASA reports that a Geminid Meteor Shower is due Tonight...

Dec 13 2017, 3:08am CST

Ice Age Fossils Found Under Los Angeles Subway

Ice Age Fossils Found Under Los Angeles Subway

Paleontologists have Found Fossils from Ice Age Times Beneath the LA Subway System...

Dec 12 2017, 5:35am CST

Supermoon is Worse Than a Full Moon for Motorcyclists

Supermoon is Worse Than a Full Moon for Motorcyclists

The risk of having a fatal crash for motorcyclists is much higher under a supermoon than full moon....

Dec 12 2017, 5:27am CST

North Atlantic Right Whales Could Become Extinct After a Deadly 2017

North Atlantic Right Whales Could Become Extinct After a Deadly 2017

Government officials have warned that the time has come to ensure the protection of right whales which might just be entering t...

Dec 12 2017, 5:17am CST

New Pacific Volcanic Island is Like the Planet Mars

New Pacific Volcanic Island is Like the Planet Mars

NASA Aerial Photos show New Volcanic Island, unofficially called Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai, has Lasting Properties and its...

Dec 12 2017, 5:12am CST

President Trump Wants NASA to Return to the Moon, Followed by Mission to Mars and Beyond

President Trump Wants NASA to Return to the Moon, Followed by Mission to Mars and Beyond

President Trump wants U.S. Astronauts to Reach the Farthest Edges of the Solar System One Day...

Dec 12 2017, 4:56am CST

Earth Experienced a Long Period of Bombardment After Moon’s Formation

Earth Experienced a Long Period of Bombardment After Moon’s Formation

Collisions with moon-like objects also brought elements such as gold, silver and platinum to Earth...

Dec 10 2017, 2:19pm CST

NASA Sends a New Gadget to Detect Space Debris

NASA Sends a New Gadget to Detect Space Debris

The device will allow scientists aboard the ISS to monitor the risks of collisions...

Dec 10 2017, 11:32am CST

Planet Hunter ESPRESSO Instrument Makes its First Observations

Planet Hunter ESPRESSO Instrument Makes its First Observations

The next generation planet hunter has achieved first light on ESO's Very Large Telescope in northern Chile...

Dec 10 2017, 7:31am CST

Oldest, Most Complete Human Ancestor Fossil Unveiled in South Africa

Oldest, Most Complete Human Ancestor Fossil Unveiled in South Africa

3.6 million year old human ancestor, nicknamed Little Foot, is the only known complete Australopithecus fossil discovered to da...

Dec 10 2017, 1:04am CST

Scientists Capture Mysterious Hum on Ocean Floor

Scientists Capture Mysterious Hum on Ocean Floor

The vibration detected from seismometers on the ocean sea floor can give a better overall picture of our planet...

Dec 9 2017, 2:39pm CST

Scientists Confirm Discovery of a New Form of Matter

Scientists Confirm Discovery of a New Form of Matter

Nearly 50 years after it was theorized, physicists have finally proven the existence of a new form of matter, called excitonium...

Dec 9 2017, 9:57am CST

World's Oldest Eye Fossil Discovered in Estonia

World's Oldest Eye Fossil Discovered in Estonia

A 530-million-year-old sea creature possibly contains the oldest ever eye...

Dec 9 2017, 5:59am CST

MIT Engineers 3D Print World's First Living Tattoo

MIT Engineers 3D Print World's First Living Tattoo

MIT Researchers Create Living Ink That Reacts to the Environment. This 3D-printed Living Tattoo on Human Hand is a Feat of Engi...

Dec 6 2017, 5:18am CST

Bronze Age Iron Tools Came From Space

Bronze Age Iron Tools Came From Space

A novel research effort pointed towards the vast expanse of outer space as being the origin of Bronze Age iron tools and weapon...

Dec 6 2017, 4:57am CST

Pterosaur Eggs Reveal the Early Life of Flying Reptiles

Pterosaur Eggs Reveal the Early Life of Flying Reptiles

Hundreds of fossilized pterosaur eggs have been recovered from a Chinese site...

Dec 3 2017, 10:33am CST

NASA Discovers an Exoplanet So Hostile That It Could Not be Real

NASA Discovers an Exoplanet So Hostile That It Could Not be Real

Researhces have found evidence that "hot Jupiter" WASP-18b is wrapped in a smothering stratosphere loaded with carbon...

Dec 3 2017, 7:50am CST

Satellite Images Show Extent of Air Pollution Around the World

Satellite Images Show Extent of Air Pollution Around the World

Europe's Sentinel-5P satellite sends its images of global air pollution for the first time...

Dec 2 2017, 10:04pm CST

Researchers Discover Deepest Ever Fish in the Ocean

Researchers Discover Deepest Fish Ever in the Ocean

The deepest ocean fish thrives at depths of about 26,200 feet along the Mariana Trench...

Dec 2 2017, 12:04pm CST

NASA Begins Building its Next Mars Rover

NASA Begins Building its Next Mars Rover

NASA's next Mars rover mission will be flying to the Red Planet in 2020...

Dec 2 2017, 3:40am CST

Scallops have 200 Eyes Which Work Like a Telescope

Scallops have 200 Eyes Which Work Like a Telescope

The complex system could pave the way to the construction of gigantic space telescopes...

Dec 1 2017, 2:24pm CST

Sea Level Rise Could Swallow 13000 Archeological Sites in US

Sea Level Rise Could Swallow 13000 Archeological Sites in US

Researchers predict that hundreds of archaeological sites in the southeast US alone may be submerged with a 1 meter rise in sea...

Dec 1 2017, 6:14am CST

Volcanic Super-Eruption That Could End Human Civilization is Closer Than Thought

Volcanic Super-Eruption That Could End Human Civilization is Closer Than Thought

Next Super Volcanic Explosion could Put an End to Mankind on Earth...

Nov 30 2017, 8:10am CST

NASA Invents Tires That Never Go Flat

NASA Invents Tires That Never Go Flat

NASA has Come Up with a Novel Type of Wheel that Never Punctures...

Nov 29 2017, 5:54am CST

Abominable Snowman is Not Yeti But a Bear

Abominable Snowman is Not Yeti But a Bear

The DNA of the Yeti has been genetically analyzed and found to belong to a variety of Asian bears instead....

Nov 29 2017, 5:30am CST

This Origami Inspired Artificial Muscle Lifts 1000 Times Its Own Weight

This Origami Inspired Artificial Muscle Lifts 1000 Times Its Own Weight

MIT and Harvard scientists build a soft robot with new artificial muscles inspired by origami, the Japanese art of paper foldin...

Nov 28 2017, 1:30am CST

NASA to Test Antibiotic Resistance of E. coli Bacteria in Space

NASA to Test Antibiotic Resistance of E. coli Bacteria in Space

The mission will investigate microgravity effects on antibiotic resistance of E. coli and its genetic basis...

Nov 26 2017, 2:08pm CST

Surprising Changes Observed Beneath Antarctic Sea Life

Surprising Changes Observed in Sea Life Beneath Antarctic Ice Shelf

Climate change may be affecting communities of sea life beneath Antarctic ice shelf, researchers say...

Nov 26 2017, 8:35am CST

NASA to Test Parachute-Like Device for Returning Spacecraft to Earth

NASA to Test Parachute-Like Device for Returning Spacecraft to Earth

The advanced device will demonstrate guided controlled re-entry of small spacecraft from deep space missions...

Nov 25 2017, 2:52pm CST

Watch NASA AI Drone Take on a Skilled Human Pilot

Watch NASA AI Drone Take on a Skilled Human Pilot

Human pilot narrowly beats Google funded NASA AI...

Nov 25 2017, 9:04am CST

Flat Earth Rocket Launch Postponed by California Man

Flat Earth Rocket Launch Postponed by California Man

The flat Earth project enthusiast faces delay in his homemade rocket launch date over ghost town due to territory issues...

Nov 25 2017, 5:17am CST

First Interstellar Asteroid has an Incredibly Odd Shape

First Interstellar Asteroid has an Incredibly Odd Shape

New data reveal that the newly discovered asteroid is a rocky, cigar-shaped object with a somewhat reddish hue...

Nov 24 2017, 5:36pm CST

More Earthquakes Predicted in 2018 as Earth’s Rotation Slows

More Earthquakes Predicted in 2018 as Earth’s Rotation Slows

Even a tiny slowdown in Earth's rotation could trigger more earthquakes than usual, says study...

Nov 24 2017, 6:05am CST