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Jumping Spider Moms Nurse Their Babies With 'Spider Milk': Study

Lactation is typically attributed to mammals, but do spiders nurse their young, too? Researchers found that mothers of a jumping spider species actually nurse their young with 'spider milk' long after they hatch.

Science November 29, 2018

Scientist Responsible For 'CRISPR' Babies Speaks Out And Defends Research

The scientist who claimed to have made the first genetically edited baby has defended the procedure at a conference in Hong Kong. In his speech, he said that he is proud of what he has done.

Science November 29, 2018

Search Company Claims To Have Found Lost City Of Atlantis

Another team had yet again claimed that they finally found where the lost city of Atlantis once stood. The search company behind this latest expedition said the fictional city was near the coast of in Spain.

Science November 29, 2018

Researchers Build Super Accurate Atomic Clocks That Can Spot Spacetime Deformations

Physicists have created a pair of atomic clocks that are so precise and accurate, they would only lose a second if they lasted the age of the universe. The clocks might also be able to detect dark matter.

Science November 29, 2018

Drilling Causing 1/4 Of US Emissions, Says ESGS Report

A new report by a federal agency revealed that the extraction of fossil fuels from public lands contribute almost one-quarter of the U.S.'s carbon dioxide emission. The report was quietly released last weekend.

Science November 28, 2018

Newly Identified Wasp Turns Spiders Into Zombie Slaves

Researchers have found a more complex behavior of newly discovered wasps on social spiders. These parasitic creatures lay eggs on the arachnids and when these hatch, they feed on the host.

Science November 28, 2018

Modern Humans Lived Alongside Extinct Giant One-Horned 'Siberian Unicorns'

Siberian unicorns existed around the time modern humans made it to Eurasia. Scientists revealed that the changes in the environment were to be blamed for the rhinos' extinction.

Science November 28, 2018

Russian Official Wants To "Verify" If Moon Landings Actually Happened

Roscosmos head Dmitry Rogozin wanted to put the conspiracy theories surrounding the 1969 moon landing to rest. He joked that he will create a mission to verify if the United States really made it to the surface of the moon.

Science November 27, 2018

Early Humans Interbreeding With Neanderthals More Common Than Previously Thought

While other scientists had thought that interbreeding between primitive humans and Neanderthals only happened once, a new study said otherwise. Researchers explained that about 75,000 years ago, the two species interbred several times.

Science November 27, 2018

NASA Successfully Lands InSight On Martian Soil

InSight has successfully arrived in Mars. The lander reported that it has unrolled its solar panels and will continue deploying its other scientific equipment in the next couple of months.

Science November 27, 2018

Elon Musk Considers Permanently Moving To Mars

Elon Musk talked about plans of SpaceX to send humans to Mars during an interview with 'Axios' on HBO. The tech executive said he might move to the Red Planet permanently.

Science November 26, 2018

NASA Reports Live 'Infectious Organisms' Have Been Found On Space Station

In a recent study, microbiologists investigated the presence of five strains of bacteria onboard the International Space Station. While the Enterobacter strains were known to be highly resistant to antibiotics, the study assured that astronauts are not in danger.

Science November 26, 2018

Chinese Scientist Says Gene Edited Babies Now A Reality

A scientist from China admitted that he has genetically edited twin girls to become immune to HIV/AIDS. However, the process has serious implications that might put the children and their future descendants at risk.

Science November 26, 2018

Sodom And Gomorrah May Have Been Destroyed By An Asteroid Strike

A team of archaeologists claimed that they found the biblical cities of Sodom and Gomorrah near the Dead Sea. A massive asteroid explosion might have led to the destruction of an early civilization about 3,700 years ago.

Science November 26, 2018

Scientists Discover Extinct Giant Herbivore Species Related To Mammals

Scientists were astounded to discover a giant herbivore, which lived in the Triassic period, is a relative of mammals. The creature called Lisowicia bojani lived together with long-necked dinosaurs at the time.

Science November 26, 2018

Mars InSight Lander Getting Ready To Touchdown On Red Planet

InSight will attempt a successful landing on Monday, Nov. 26. The Mars lander will experience what is called "seven minutes of terror" in which it will enter the red planet's atmosphere at 12,300 miles per hour and then abruptly slow down to land.

Science November 24, 2018

LOOK: Soyuz Rocket Launch Captured On Incredible Video From ISS

The launch of Russia's Soyuz rocket was captured in an incredible time-lapse video from the ISS. The spacecraft was carrying supplies such as food, fuel, and oxygen to the ISS.

Science November 24, 2018

Early Humans Not Responsible For Ancient Megaherbivore Extinctions In Africa, Says Study

Scientists absolved human ancestors from the mystery of the disappearance of megaherbivore species in Africa. Instead, the decline of global atmospheric CO2 caused by the expansion of grasslands might have killed many large mammals.

Science November 23, 2018

Geoengineers Say Atmospheric Spraying Could Work To Reduce Global Warming

Injecting sulfates into the lower atmosphere every year could offset the warming effects by greenhouse gases. However, according to a new study, it would be very costly to carry out the project in addition to potential environmental consequences.

Science November 23, 2018

Striped Martian Moon Phobos Got Its Distinct Grooves From Rolling Rocks

Brown University researchers have found an explanation of Mars moon Phobos' unique grooves. After a computer simulation, they concluded that the rolling rocks from the Stickney crater may have created these grooves.

Science November 22, 2018

Researchers Study Cactus Spine Effectivity By Stabbing Spines Into Slabs Of Meat

Researchers stabbed meat with different cactus spines in order to see why some are more difficult to remove once they puncture skin. They found that some species of cactus have barbed spines similar to porcupine quills.

Science November 22, 2018

Scientists Figure Out How Scratchy Tongues Keep Cats Clean

Scientists found that cats have the world's best detanglers. In a new study, scientists from Georgia Tech looked at the spines on tongues of cats to answer why they are so effective at cleaning dirt or flea from fur.

Science November 23, 2018

Startup Wants To Use Mercury In New Propulsion Systems

A company has reportedly been developing new propulsion systems that will use mercury. While NASA has experimented with mercury in the past, there have been concerns over exposing people to the toxic chemical.

Science November 22, 2018

NASA Concerned About SpaceX Safety Because Elon Musk Smoked Pot In Webshow

SpaceX is in hot water after Elon Musk's pot-smoking stunt went viral earlier this year. The private spaceflight company will be investigated to see if its policies, including drug use, adheres to NASA requirements.

Science November 21, 2018

Britain-Sized Cluster Of Termite Mounds Found In Brazil

Researchers discovered 4,000-year-old termite mounds in a recently-cleared portion of a caatinga forest in Brazil. The termite mounds cover a vast area that it can be seen from space.

Science November 21, 2018

Solar System In The Path Of Fast Moving 'Dark Matter Hurricane'

A study revealed that Earth and the solar system is smack in the middle of a stellar stream, bringing a storm of dark matter. This, however, would not have any effect or be felt on Earth.

Science November 20, 2018

NASA Picks Ancient River Delta As Landing Site For Next Martian Rover Mission

NASA has announced the landing site of the Mars 2020 rover. Out of more than 60 options, experts from the scientific community have chosen Jezero Crater, which was once a river delta where water flowed.

Science November 20, 2018

Binary Star System 8,000 Light-Years Away Is About To Go Supernova

The binary star system 8,000 light-years away from Earth is the first candidate within the Milky Way Galaxy to produce a gamma-ray burst. Astronomers claimed that the orbiting Wolf-Rayet stars at its core could further fuel the explosion.

Science November 20, 2018

Paleontologists Find First Ever Oregon Dinosaur Fossil

The University of Oregon scientists found the first and, possibly, the only dinosaur bone in the state. Oregon was submerged underwater for the most part of the dinosaur period and, therefore, had no dinosaur fossils.

Science November 19, 2018

New App Lets People Listen To Orca Sounds From The Pacific

Citizen scientists can aid the monitoring of orcas by using a web-based app that broadcasts the audio from the marine mammals. Called Orcasounds, the app has been relaunched this month.

Science November 19, 2018

Scientists Figure Out Why Wombats Have Cube Shaped Poop

Wombats are the only known creature to organically produce something cube and scientists finally know how. In a new study, a team of researchers looked at the intestines of dead wombats from Australia.

Science November 19, 2018

NASA Confirms Signal From Opportunity Rover Was False Positive

A Twitter bot reported on Thursday that Opportunity has started sending back data to Earth via the Deep Space Network. However, NASA revealed that the signal was a ghost data.

Science November 16, 2018

Scientists Find City Sized Meteorite Crate Underneath Greenland Ice

Researchers found one of the biggest impact craters ever under thick ice sheets in Greenland. According to the study, the impact crater might have been created around the end of the last ice age thousands of years ago.

Science November 16, 2018

Italian Volcano Due For Eruption That Could Change Neapolitan Landscape Says Study

Using computer simulations, researchers found that magma has started to build up underneath Campi Flegrei - a supervolcano in Italy. They predict that a major eruption might happen in the distant future.

Science November 15, 2018

Authors Admit To Making Errors In Landmark Ocean Warming Study

Researchers have submitted corrections to a major study that claimed that the world's oceans have been absorbing more heat than scientists previously estimated. The corrections came two weeks after the study was published.

Science November 15, 2018

Large Frozen Planet Found In Star Only 6 Light-Years Away

After 20 years, a team of astronomers has presented definitive evidence that an exoplanet orbits Barnard's star. The super-Earth is believed to be located close to the star system's snow line.

Science November 15, 2018

Gaia Satellite Finds Strange 'Ghost' Galaxy Right Outside Milky Way

Scientists discovered from Gaia's second data release a ghost dwarf hiding behind the far side of the disk of the Milky Way. In a new study, scientists discussed Antlia 2, a galaxy that escaped detection because of its low density.

Science November 14, 2018

Climate Change Could Have Damaging Effect On Male Insect Fertility Says Study

A new study discovered evidence that climate change is contributing to the collapse of biodiversity worldwide. After scientists had exposed the beetles to heatwaves, they found that the insects produced less sperm and fewer offsprings.

Science November 14, 2018

NASA Announces Public Broadcast For First Mars Landing In 6 Years

NASA announced that the touch down of InSight later this month will be livestreamed on its website and social media pages. InSight is NASA's first lander to Mars in six years.

Science November 14, 2018

DNA Analysis Unravels The History Of Mysterious Extinct Monkey Species Unlike Any Living Monkey

Xenothrix monkeys have gone extinct, but researchers were able to extract ancient DNA from remains in a cave in Jamaica. They found that titi monkeys are the closest surviving relatives of the ancient monkey species.

Science November 13, 2018

Study Sheds Light On How Plants Evolved To Take Advantage Of Ants

Some plants have specific structures that serve as habitat for ants. A new study revealed that, in turn, plants have evolved to use ants to spread seeds and attack predators.

Science November 13, 2018

Underwater Drone Finds Rare 'Shark Nursery' Off Coast Of Ireland

The Marine Institute found a shark nursery in one of the off-the-coast Special Areas of Conservation in Ireland. Scientists explained that sharks convene in the area to lay their eggs.

Science November 12, 2018

Hubble Spots Supermassive Black Hole Pairs In Merging Galaxies

Scientists have presented evidence that the biggest supermassive black holes across the universe were formed by galaxy collision. A team of astronomers captured nuclei of major galaxies that were only 3,000 light years apart.

Science November 12, 2018

Asteroid 2018 VX1 Will Zip By Earth Today: How And When To Watch This Celestial Event

Newly discovered asteroid 2018 VX1 will zip by Earth on Saturday, Nov. 10, at around 1 pm EST. The asteroid - the size of a small truck - poses no threat to Earth and its celestial journey can be tracked live online.

Science November 10, 2018

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