Category: Science

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staffApril 16, 2018

Boy unearths legendary Danish king’s trove in Germany

BERLIN – A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a “significant” treasure trove in Germany which may have ...

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staffMarch 14, 2018

Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. He died peacefully in his home in Cambridge ...

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staffMarch 5, 2018

Three-dimensional skyrmion: Scientists observe theoretical particle for first time

Forty years after scientists first theoretically predicted the existence of a three-dimensional skyrmion, scientists have observed the particle in the ...

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staffMarch 4, 2018

Good Skin Bacteria Protect Against Skin Cancer

Science continues to peel away layers of the skin microbiome to reveal its protective properties. In a study published in ...

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staffMarch 1, 2018

Astronomers glimpse cosmic dawn, when the stars switched on

After the Big Bang, it was cold and black. And then there was light. Now, for the first time, astronomers ...

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staffFebruary 28, 2018

Study explains why mothers have urge to eat their newborn babies

Science may have finally figured out why women are often seized by the urge to eat newborn babies. A study ...

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staffFebruary 28, 2018

Arctic warming causes concern among scientists

Most of the coverage of Europe’s weather over the last week or so has been, rightly, focused on the so-called, ...

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staffJanuary 12, 2018

Sharks, humans shared common ancestor 440 million years ago

A basking shark-like fish — only the size of a sardine — is helping paleontologists better understand the earliest branches ...

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staffJanuary 11, 2018

Here’s what happens to the human body in Space

Space is a dangerous and unforgiving place, and spending time away from gravity takes its toll on the human body, ...

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staffJanuary 5, 2018

Oxygen levels in Earth’s oceans continue to drop

Regions of low-oxygen and no-oxgyen in Earth’s oceans are growing in size and number, according to a new study — ...