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Hungry Lionfish invasion pushing native marine creatures in Caribbean coral reefs to brink of extinction

A new study shows that an invasion of lionfish that is bringing the marine life around coral reefs of the Caribbean towards possible extinction, can be fought by killing most, if not all, of the lionfish.

SCIENCE January 28, 2014

Mantis shrimp unique eyes boast 12 photoreceptors and yet they can't distinguish colors: Why?

A new study has discovered how the mantis shrimp perceives color with the 12 photoreceptors in its eyes, and it's nothing like how other living beings see color.

SCIENCE January 26, 2014

Now China is exporting air pollution to the U.S.

A new study shows that air pollution in China that is directly the result of manufacturing for U.S. consumption, has been wafting towards U.S. shores.

SCIENCE January 27, 2014

Can interplanetary dust be the origin of all life in the universe?

Life on Earth may not have come from asteroids from outer space. It may have come from interplanetary dust particles.

SCIENCE January 27, 2014

There are no Black Holes: Stephen Hawking stuns world

Stephen Hawking has stunned the scientific community and the whole world with his new theory on black holes - they do not exist. The physicist also said he regrets his initial theory on event horizon. It was his "biggest blunder," Hawking said.

SCIENCE January 27, 2014

Polar bears adapting diet to melting Arctic ice

A series of new studies suggest that polar bears in Hudson Bay may be changing their diet in an effort to adapt to the melting Arctic ice.

SCIENCE January 25, 2014

Ancient humans took away 'virginity' of South East Asian rainforests: Study

A recent study shows how human activities over the last 11,000 years have affected and shaped the rainforests in South East Asia.

SCIENCE January 25, 2014

Weightlessness in space can weaken your immunity system (especially if you're a fly)

Weightlessness in space could weaken the immunity system in Drosophila flies, who have a similar pathway to humans.

SCIENCE January 25, 2014

Watch molecules form into memories in brain (Video)

Check out molecules form into memories in the brain, thanks to groundbreaking work by researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.

SCIENCE January 27, 2014

Ancient forests rationed CO2 to stabilize climate

A new research by scientists in the UK reveals that ancient forests rationed CO2 to stabilize the atmosphere.

SCIENCE January 27, 2014

Exploding supernova brings nearby M82 galaxy out of hiding

Scientists have spotted a white dwarf supernova in the M82 galaxy 12 million light years away.

SCIENCE January 26, 2014

Frog love ripples attract mate...and death from above

A new study shows that bats use water ripples caused by the mating habits of frogs to home in on their prey.

SCIENCE January 24, 2014

Forget doughnut rock: Mars rover Opportunity celebrates 10 years on Red Planet by finding life-friendly trace of water

Scientists have found evidence suggesting that there was once a neutral-water environment in Mars.

SCIENCE January 24, 2014

Our ancestor Adam walked the earth much earlier than previously thought, say scientists

New findings show that Adam, humanity's common male ancestor, may have lived 9,000 years earlier than what was previously believed.

SCIENCE January 26, 2014

Japan getting ready to cast huge magnetic net to catch space junk

Japan plans to use magnetic "net" to deal with the problem of space debris.

SCIENCE January 26, 2014

Scientists discover new Amazon dolphin species after nearly a century

The discovery of Inia araguaiaensis is the first of its kind after almost 100 years when the now extinct river dolphin, Lipotes vexillifer, was discovered in 1918.

SCIENCE January 24, 2014

Archaeologists stumped by discovery of 3,600 year old pharaoh Woseribre-Senebkay tomb

Discovery of the 3,600 year old tomb of Woseribre-Senebkay, a previously unknown pharaoh, in an archaeological dig site in Egypt, has stumped archaeologists from the University of Pennsylvania, because this pharaoh appears to be one of the first rulers from the little-known Abydos dynasty.

SCIENCE January 23, 2014

Ancient fish had necessary genes to transform fins to limbs

A new research indicates that the ancient fish already had the genes needed to develop limbs.

SCIENCE January 23, 2014

Is the water vapor-spouting dwarf planet Ceres hiding alien lifeforms?

A new report shows the dwarf planet Ceres is venting water vapor. Cause of the incident remains unknown but it has triggered speculations that the planet may harbor alien lifeforms.

SCIENCE January 23, 2014

At least 1 in 4 sharks and rays facing extinction in near future

Researchers have found that more than 30 percent of the 1,041 known species of sharks, rays and chimaera are at risk of extinction.

SCIENCE January 23, 2014

Transparent HUD now possible, thanks to MIT researchers

Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have come up with a transparent display crafted from nanoparticles integrated into a thin plastic material that can be attached to almost any glass. The proof-of-concept study indicates that in the future, heads-up displays will be affordable, easy to manufacture, and with wide viewing angles.

SCIENCE January 22, 2014

Mysterious bee killer identified as mutating virus

The researchers have finally found the cause behind the mass death of honeybees in the past couple few years - a mutating virus that transferred from plants to bees.

SCIENCE January 22, 2014

Rosetta wakes up after 31 months, gets ready to chase comet (Video)

The international space mission to meet up with and land on a comet remained on course as the Rosetta spacecraft woke up, Monday, without throwing any tantrums in deep space.

SCIENCE January 21, 2014

Rare photos of Challenger tragedy found in attic after 26 years

Old photos in old boxes show what could be never before seen photos of the Space Shuttle Challenger that exploded in midair after its launch on Jan. 28, 1986.

SCIENCE January 22, 2014

Milky Way galaxy formed inside out and here's the proof

A new evidence has been found to support "Inside-Out" Milky Way galactic origins.

SCIENCE January 22, 2014

El Niño events to double as global warming problem rises

A new research has revealed that extreme El Niño events will double in the next century.

SCIENCE January 21, 2014

Ants invade International Space Station...and they're on a mission

Hundreds of ants have arrived at the International Space Station and scientists are hoping to study ant behavior in space to improve on current robot designs.

SCIENCE January 21, 2014

Scientist track down great white shark Katherine off Florida coast

Researchers said tracking Katherine allowed them to learn many things about great white sharks.

SCIENCE January 21, 2014

Rough surface helps reduce drag, UCLA researchers say

New research from the UCLA suggests that rough surfaces can reduce drag in the water, contrary to popular belief.

SCIENCE January 20, 2014

MIT develops hot carbon nanotubes that lets solar panels draw more sun

MIT researchers are currently testing a new type of solar cell using carbon nanotubes to increase efficiency.

SCIENCE January 20, 2014

Male black widow spiders can teach a thing or two to Miley Cyrus about twerking (and not getting eaten)

In the world of black widow spiders, where sexual cannibalism is common, twerking can make the difference between life and death.

SCIENCE January 20, 2014

Chimps use gestures to communicate and achieve common goals

A team of scientists at Georgia State University had a eureka moment after observing how a pair of chimps used gestures to coordinate their actions and find hidden food during an experiment.

SCIENCE January 18, 2014

Blame these 7 countries for all global warming problems

Ever wondered which countries are the biggest culprits behind all the global warming problems?

SCIENCE January 18, 2014

T. rex skeleton heading for Smithsonian museum but you may not see it for 5 years

While one of the most complete T. rex skeletons ever found heads off to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, the museum's fossil wing is also scheduled to undergo a 5 year renovation project.

SCIENCE January 18, 2014

Older trees grow faster and are better at storing carbon than younger ones

A new study shows that older trees are still better at accumulating carbon and growing faster than their younger counterparts.

SCIENCE January 18, 2014

Mysterious rock appearance next to slumbering Mars rover Opportunity leaves scientists scurrying for answers

A small rock, dubbed Pinnacle Island, that suddenly appeared in front of the rover Opportunity in Mars, has surprised scientists, but they have a working theory on how it got there.

SCIENCE January 20, 2014

Antarctica robot discovers new species of upside-down sea anemone underwater

Scientists exploring the currents underneath the Rose Ice Shelf in Antarctica have stumbled onto a new species of sea anemone that had tentacles, burrowed upside down in the ice, and glowed orange.

SCIENCE January 17, 2014

Rosetta orbiter alarm clock set to go off on Monday

With the Rosetta orbiter set to land on a comet, we will have the chance to finally learn a lot more about these flying rocks.

SCIENCE January 20, 2014

Sixth Sense or ESP is bogus, new study claims

A new study indicates that extra sensory perception or ESP does not exist in the real world.

SCIENCE January 17, 2014

Cam-fitted alligators give us a sneak peek of their eating habits

A team of researchers from the University of Florida strapped cameras to alligators to study the animal's feeding and social habits. What they saw was shocking.

SCIENCE January 20, 2014

Dogs and wolves not as closely related as previously thought

New study indicates that dogs and wolves may have had a common ancestor, debunking commonly held beliefs that dogs are descended from wolves.

SCIENCE January 17, 2014

Secret behind V formation of birds flying revealed

Researchers have uncovered new evidence supporting the theory that birds fly in a V formation to conserve energy.

SCIENCE January 16, 2014

Supermassive trench, far bigger than Grand Canyon, discovered in Antarctica

Researchers have discovered a massive valley under the Antarctic ice, so large that it can be seen from space.

SCIENCE January 16, 2014

Man setting foot on Mars in 2030s nearing reality

According to experts, a manned mission to Mars may be possible both technologically and financially by the year 2030.

SCIENCE January 19, 2014

Forget Hubble, 100x more powerful James Webb telescope is getting ready

NASA is working on a bigger space telescope to replace the aging Hubble Space Telescope. The new James Webb Space Telescope will be a hundred time more powerful than Hubble.

SCIENCE January 15, 2014

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