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New Images Reveal Earth's Strange Second Magnetic Field Generated By The Oceans

It turns out that Earth has a second magnetic field that has just been discovered. New satellite images show that Earth's second magnetic field is being generated by the oceans.

Science April 11, 2018

Chemical Found In Pheromone Trails Might Not Be Produced By Ants: Study

New evidence showed that the pheromones left in ant trails are not exactly produced by ants but by bacteria. Researchers cultured the pathogens found in the ants’ gut to understand symbiosis that takes place in the human body.

Science April 12, 2018

Cosmic Gorilla Effect Could Make Humans Blind To Aliens In Unknown Dark Matter

Something similar to the invisible gorilla effect may happen when humans search for alien life. Researchers said that other intelligent beings may manifest in dimensions that escape our perception.

Science April 11, 2018

Human Anti-Cancer Drugs May Help Cure Transmissible Cancer In Endangered Tasmanian Devils

Marsupial mammal Tasmanian devils have been facing dwindling population due to cancer. A new research, however, gave hope for a possible cure using drugs intended for humans.

Science April 11, 2018

Proxima Centauri Unleashes Major Solar Flare That May Have Destroyed Chances Of Life On Nearest Exoplanet

Yes, modern technology hasn’t advanced to a point where we’re able to build space colonies. But the best candidate for our next Earth, Proxima B, may have just been fried by Proxima Centauri’s solar flare.

Science April 12, 2018

Big Renewable Push: Apple's Global Facilities Now Running On 100 Percent Clean Energy

Apple Inc. is now powered with 100 percent reusable energy. This major step is a push toward its commitment to combat climate change and create a healthier environment.

Science April 11, 2018

Urbanization Linked To Shorter, Intense Wet Seasons In Florida

Most cities in Florida experienced shorter but intense rainy season. Scientists from Florida States University suggested that the continued urban growth affected the state's local climate.

Science April 11, 2018

The Deadliest Animals In The World

The world is full of deadly animals of all different shapes and sizes. Here is a list of dangerous animals in the world that can kill you with their might, speed, or venom.

Science April 14, 2018

How Did Life Begin On Earth? New Study Thinks Volcanoes Might Have Helped

Massive amounts of sulfites and bisulfites in lakes during the Earth’s early years may have helped set the stage for the planet’s early prebiotic milieu.

Science April 11, 2018

Can Humans Procreate In Space? ISS Experiment To Study Effect Of Microgravity On Sperm

Scientists believe that reproduction in space flights is a dangerous and unchartered territory in human health. NASA sent human sperm cells in ISS to study its behavior and determine if fertilization and conception are possible in a microgravity environment.

Science April 11, 2018

Viral News Report On Buzz Aldrin Passing Lie Detector Test Gains Negative Reaction

An exclusive report received negative reactions online. Many condemned the publication for twisting Buzz Aldrin’s words regarding seeing aliens while aboard a mission.

Science April 12, 2018

The Flat Earth Movement Is Growing, Survey Reveals

A YouGov survey found that millennials were showing increased interest in the flat Earth theory. A big chunk of those who now believed in the concept belonged in this demographic.

Science April 12, 2018

Elon Musk Warns Of Immortal Digital Dictator Taking Over The World In AI Documentary

Elon Musk believed that super intelligent robots could overpower people in the future. The Tesla CEO warned companies against creating robots with capabilities beyond what humans can do.

Science April 11, 2018

Prehistoric Jawbone Found In UK Belongs To Triassic Marine Reptile The Size Of A Blue Whale

Fossils of a prehistoric ichthyosaur the size of a blue whale were found in the beach area in the UK. Analysis suggests that it is the largest of its kind discovered so far.

Science April 10, 2018

Who's To Blame For Lost Zuma Satellite? Not SpaceX, Investigation Says

The SpaceX Falcon 9 Zuma mission in January was reportedly a failure as the U.S. spy satellite vanished shortly after launch. Investigations, however, revealed that SpaceX should not be blamed for the loss of the $3.5 billion satellite.

Science April 10, 2018

88,000 Year Old Middle Finger Found In Saudi Arabia, Possibly Changes Timeline Of Human Migration

A fossil of a middle finger found in Saudi Arabia is the oldest human fossil found outside of Africa and the Levant. This finding could change the scientific understanding of human migration.

Science April 9, 2018

Snowfall Increase In Antarctica Over The Last 200 Years Worries Scientists About The Rise Of Sea Levels

A new study shows that the amount of snowfall seen in Antarctica has increased over the last two centuries. This worries scientists who see that this increased snowfall could lead to a rise in sea levels.

Science April 9, 2018

Star Clusters Can Unveil Nature Of Dark Matter At The Center Of Dwarf Galaxies

Researchers developed a new method to measure the amount of dark matter at the center of tiny dwarf galaxies using star clusters. Their work may eventually unveil the nature of dark matter.

Science April 9, 2018

Scientists Just Created Bacteria That Produce High-Energy Carbon Rings

Scientists have successfully engineered bacteria that can produce high-energy carbon rings, which can be used to make other materials. Such rings were previously difficult to prepare.

Science April 9, 2018

LOOK: The Hubble Space Telescope Just Captured An ‘Einstein Ring’

When a cluster of galaxies create a massive gravitational pull against each another, it often results in what’s called gravitational lensing. The Hubble Space Telescope just captured one.

Science April 9, 2018

Jupiter Shines Bright In April Night Sky For Stargazers: Here's How To See The 'Jupiter Triangle'

Jupiter, which will be shining bright in the night sky starting this April, is part of a new celestial formation named the 'Jupiter Triangle.' Here's how to see it, according to astronomer Joe Rao.

Science April 9, 2018

For The First Time, Scientists Unlock Blue Whale’s Genome, Reveals Extraordinary History Of Evolution

Marine scientists have discovered that certain species of whales are outsiders to the rorquals, the biggest group of whales in the ocean. Genome analysis revealed how whales have evolved and mated across neighboring species.

Science April 10, 2018

NASA Will Soon Launch TESS: The Kepler Successor Will Look For Earth 2.0 And Alien Life

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, will launch on April 16. The TESS mission is the next attempt of NASA to search for exoplanets, continuing the work of the Kepler space telescope.

Science April 9, 2018

NASA MRO Image Features Stunning Dune Gullies At Matara Crater On Mars

The HiRISE instrument onboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured image of gullies that formed on the sand dunes of Matara Crater on the Red Planet. How did these gullies form?

Science April 8, 2018

NASA's First Mission To Sun Arrives In Florida To Start Final Preparations For July Launch

NASA's Parker Solar Probe, humanity's first mission to the sun, is now at the Sunshine State to prepare for its launch. Here's what the solar probe would go through over the next several months.

Science April 8, 2018

Gene Therapy Could Be Key To Survival Of Astronauts In Deep Space Mission To Mars

High-dose radiation in space could be deadly for astronauts on a mission to planet Mars. What are ways through which gene therapy can increase their odds for survival?

Science April 8, 2018

LOOK: Atlantic Puffin Beaks Glow Under UV Light

Why is this puffin's beak glowing bright blue? To find out more about the glow, researchers are designing sunglasses so they can test the UV light on live puffins without harming their eyes.

Science April 8, 2018

Check Out New York City Without Light Pollution

New York without light pollution is a gorgeous place. That’s exactly what the Skyglow project wanted to illustrate ahead of the upcoming Dark Sky Week, which encourages people to turn off their lights.

Science April 7, 2018

First Luxury Space Hotel To Offer 'Astronaut In Training' Experience For $9.5 Million

Aurora Station guests can enjoy out-of-this-world comfort with a spacious facility while completing their 12-day basic spaceflight training. By the end of the orbital vacation, they are coming home with an astronaut certification from Orion Span.

Science April 7, 2018

Hypothesis Suggests Toxic Flowers Helped Wipe Out Dinosaurs: Here Are Some Unusual Old Ideas About Dinosaur Extinction

How exactly did the dinosaurs go extinct? There's yet to be a precise answer, but here are some of the ideas about their extinction that were once suggested.

Science April 7, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch Video Cut Short Due To Obscure 1992 Law

SpaceX had to cut short its recent Falcon 9 launch video due to an obscure law that was passed in 1992. The law is said to be protecting national security, but it is unclear how exactly it does that.

Science April 8, 2018

The Shape Of Neanderthals' Skulls Helped Them Survive In Cold Weather And Allowed Turbo Breathing

New research has revealed that the shape of Neanderthals' skulls allowed them to survive in cold weather. This feature also enabled them to take in more air.

Science April 8, 2018

ALMA Observations Show Dark Matter Does Not Interact With Itself

An earlier study of the galaxy cluster Abell 3827 deduced that dark matter can interact with other forces other than gravity. New observations made with Atacama Large Millimeter Array challenged the findings.

Science April 6, 2018

So NASA Just Sent Sperm To The International Space Station

Right now, in the International Space Station, astronauts are recording video of sperm cells — for science. NASA wants to study how human reproduction works in microgravity.

Science April 6, 2018

Disease Caused Ohio Raccoons' Zombie-Like Behavior: What Is Distemper?

Ohio's 'zombie-raccoons' turned out to be distemper-infected raccoons. What are the symptoms of distemper, and what can one do if they suspect a creature to have it?

Science April 6, 2018

Greenhouse In Antarctica Able To Grow Vegetables Without Soil Or Sunlight

Scientists in Antarctica were able to grow vegetables without soil or sunlight. The vegetables were grown in a designed environment that yielded a variety of vegetables.

Science April 7, 2018

Turns Out Dinosaurs Were Killed Off By Flowers, Then The Asteroid Put The Nail In The Coffin

Conventional wisdom has it that the dinosaurs were killed off due to an asteroid, but new research may flip that on its head. It turns out that the culprit was flowers.

Science April 5, 2018

Aurora Station, The First Ever Luxury Space Hotel, Will Open Its Doors In 2022

Aurora Station, the first-ever luxury space hotel, will look to make space tourism relatively cheaper. The modular space station will launch in late 2021 and open its doors in 2022 for guests who will be able to afford it.

Science April 6, 2018

Fossilized Embryos Found Within Early Jurassic Ichthyosaur Specimen

Between six and eight fossilized embryos were found within a prehistoric ichthyosaur that lived about 180 million years ago. The specimen of this prehistoric reptile is currently on display at Yorkshire's Jurassic World.

Science April 5, 2018

Snow Monkeys Cut Stress During Winter By Taking Hot Baths

Who says hot baths are relaxing only for humans? Japanese macaques are fluffy primates who love lounging in hot springs but for a good reason: it helps in regulating their body temperatures during harsh winter months.

Science April 5, 2018

Astronomers Spot 72 Mysterious Cosmic Flashes While Searching For Dark Energy

Astronomers think a series of 72 cosmic flashes may have been supernovae, though it’s possible they belong to another category altogether. They’re just as bright as supernovae, but only visible for far shorter periods.

Science April 6, 2018

Lunar XPRIZE Relaunches Moon Mission This Time Without A Cash Incentive or Google

XPRIZE announced the relaunch of its proprietary moon mission, the Lunar XPRIZE. This time, the participating teams will not receive cash prizes, although the experience should be enough to advance their space exploration capabilities.

Science April 7, 2018

CERN Scientists Take Most Precise Measurement Of Antimatter

Physicists can now measure antimatter more precisely at a difference of a few parts of a trillion. However, this new finding further mystifies the formation of the universe and why antimatter does not exist.

Science April 6, 2018

Camera Inspired By Mantis Shrimp May Help With Underwater Navigation

The bio-inspired camera that mimics how the mantis shrimp see underwater can show polarization patterns. The technology may help find aircraft lost at sea and create detailed map of the seafloor.

Science April 5, 2018

Animated Maps Of Mars Reveal Where Humans Can Build First Martian Colony

To build a human colony on Mars, a suitable location must first be determined. Using existing data from NASA and ASU, researchers from the Netherlands have identified several locations where crops can grow and sustain communities.

Science April 5, 2018

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