Category: Science

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staffDecember 8, 2018

SpaceX makes Christmas delivery to International Space Station

A SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, following a slight delay caused ...

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staffNovember 26, 2018

Touchdown triumph for NASA’s Mars probe

US space agency Nasa has landed a new robot on Mars after a dramatic seven-minute plunge to the surface of ...

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staffNovember 26, 2018

To Predict the Future, the Brain Uses Two Clocks

That moment when you step on the gas pedal a split second before the light changes, or when you tap ...

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staffNovember 26, 2018

Gigantic Mammal ‘Cousin’ Discovered

During the Triassic period (252-201 million years ago) mammal-like reptiles called therapsids co-existed with ancestors to dinosaurs, crocodiles, mammals, pterosaurs, ...

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staffNovember 21, 2018

4,000-year-old termite mounds found in Brazil are visible from space

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on November 19 have found that a vast array of regularly spaced, still-inhabited termite mounds ...

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staffNovember 14, 2018

Huge Crater Discovered in Greenland

An international team lead by researchers from the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of ...

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staffNovember 14, 2018

Planet found circling neighboring star

Astronomers have discovered a planet around one of the closest stars to our Sun. Nearby planets like this are likely ...

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staffNovember 7, 2018

Oldest cave painting found to be at least 40,000 years old

A faint drawing of an animal in a Borneo cave has been determined as the world’s oldest example of figurative ...

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staffNovember 5, 2018

Matter Falls Into Black Hole: 30% Speed of Light

A UK team of astronomers report the first detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30% of the ...

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staffOctober 20, 2018

Uniqueness of Human Neurons Discovered

Neurons in the human brain receive electrical signals from thousands of other cells, and long neural extensions called dendrites play ...