Climate change linked to solar 'cooling periods'
Climate change linked to solar 'cooling periods'
Researchers involved with the study learned that during the past 4,000 years, both solar activity and even the surface of the North Atlantic Ocean are strongly linked together.
Scientists surprised to find last ice age hammered Emperor Penguin populations: study
Scientists surprised to find last ice age hammered Emperor Penguin populations: study
Researchers thought that the penguins would have thrived with more sea ice thus have more room to breed, but as it turns out, less sea ice may give the penguins more opportunities to hunt.
Eureka! Scientists discover biological signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Eureka! Scientists discover biological signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The study examined patients who had been suffering from CFS for less than three years, and it found that they had higher protein levels than other people, meaning that CFS sufferers could be diagnosed more quickly than in the past and thus speed treatment to them.
Is the Global Warming slowdown over? Dire warnings from new studies
Is the Global Warming slowdown over? Dire warnings from new studies
The studies suggest that the global warming "hiatus" is due to trade winds causing the seas to bury heat, but those trade winds are about to subside, which could cause surface temperatures to start accelerating upward.
Scientists puzzled by newly discovered galaxy in the Abell 1689 cluster
James Sullivan - 8 hours ago
Its discoverer, Darach Watson of the Niels Bohr Institute in Denmark has noticed that a magnification of A1689-zD1's gravity has been multiplied nine-fold due to the presence of these other stars.
 
Astronauts successfully finish up the final of three spacewalks
James Sullivan - 8 hours ago
he spacewalk commenced at 7:10 a.m. EST (1210 GMT) and lasted a total of five hours and 38-minutes, one hour less than planned.
 
Climate change researcher goes on the defensive over his findings
James Sullivan - 9 hours ago
While Soon, a part-time researcher at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, has stayed silent since the scandal broke, he made a statement Monday, claiming that his work was targeted unfairly by the media.
 
Bees experience false memories similar to human deja-vu, study suggests
Angelo Sayo - 10 hours ago
New research shows that bumblebees can experience false memories through memory merging in visual stimuli.
 
'Skeletorus' and 'Sparklemuffin' spiders charm researchers with their tiny dancing
Angelo Sayo - 11 hours ago
Researchers have discovered Skeletorus (Maratus sceletus) and Sparklemuffin (Maratus jactatus), new species that belong to the calcitrans peacock spider group.
 
Filming a paradox: Study captures visual proof that light can act as both a wave and particle
Delila Ledwith - 13 hours ago
Breakthrough capturing visual image of light behaving as both a particle and a wave could be a path to the super-fast quantum computing of the future.
 
'Life not as we know it': Study of Saturn's moon could help in search for alien life
Delila Ledwith - 13 hours ago
New model of life 'not as we know it' could help scientists in their search for extraterrestrial life.
 
Two new spiders discovered in Australia
Joseph Scalise - 21 hours ago
Researchers looking at peacock spiders in Australia have discovered two new types, "Skeletorus" and "Sparklemuffin".
 
Peanuts may lower potential for heart disease death
Joseph Scalise - 21 hours ago
Researchers have linked peanut consumption with a reduced risk for death that can occur from heart disease.
 
Picture shows light as both wave and particle for first time ever
Joseph Scalise - 21 hours ago
Scientists photographing light in two forms simultaneously have made a huge breakthrough for quantum physics.
 
Young brains show Alzheimer's protein for first time
Joseph Scalise - 22 hours ago
A brain-damaging protein found in Alzheimer's has been recorded in those in young as 20.
 
Scientists surprised to find last ice age hammered Emperor Penguin populations: study
Dan Taylor - Mar 02, 2015
Researchers thought that the penguins would have thrived with more sea ice thus have more room to breed, but as it turns out, less sea ice may give the penguins more opportunities to hunt.
 
Jupiter will be visible in March's night sky
James Sullivan - Mar 02, 2015
Through a binocular lens, you could even catch the planet's four biggest moons which are visible as white dots to the side of the planet.
 
Leprosy cases strike Florida; authorities trying to figure out why
Dan Taylor - Mar 01, 2015
It's believed that contact with armadillos may be leading to the spread of the disease, which is characterized by thick or dry discolored skin, numbness in areas, ulcers, and even paralysis.
 
Eureka! Scientists discover biological signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dan Taylor - Mar 01, 2015
The study examined patients who had been suffering from CFS for less than three years, and it found that they had higher protein levels than other people, meaning that CFS sufferers could be diagnosed more quickly than in the past and thus speed treatment to them.
 
Missing link to black hole evolution may have been discovered
James Sullivan - Mar 01, 2015
As the jet bursts through it draws a deep cavity within, choking off the gasses that are the stars' life supply.
 
Is the Global Warming slowdown over? Dire warnings from new studies
Dan Taylor - Feb 28, 2015
The studies suggest that the global warming "hiatus" is due to trade winds causing the seas to bury heat, but those trade winds are about to subside, which could cause surface temperatures to start accelerating upward.
 
NASA shows off array of new sensors for tracking extreme weather and climate change
Delila Ledwith - Feb 27, 2015
NASA's new climate sensors should, among other things, generate better measurements of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and produce more accurate flood and drought predictions.
 
Human intelligence sparked by a single tiny gene, new study suggests
Delila Ledwith - Feb 27, 2015
When a single gene was injected into the brains of mice, they grew larger neocortices and even started forming the characteristic folds seen in the human brain, a new study says.
 
New study shows inevitability of leukemia mutations
Joseph Scalise - Feb 27, 2015
Research reveals that almost everyone will develop signs for leukemia as they enter old age.
 
Decision on Ebola vaccines will not happen until August at earliest
Joseph Scalise - Feb 27, 2015
Due to many factors, such as clinical trials and the evolution of the Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization will not make a decision on administering a vaccine for the deadly disease until August.
 
New study once again questions safety of e-cigarettes
Joseph Scalise - Feb 27, 2015
The popularity of e-cigarettes has health officials worried about just how much damage they are doing.
 
Study shows bumblebees forget just like humans
Joseph Scalise - Feb 27, 2015
Bumblebees, much like humans, have been shown to have false memories.
 
Ancient Britons imported wheat 8000 years ago, new archeological evidence suggests
Delila Ledwith - Feb 27, 2015
New archeological evidence suggests ancient Brits were less isolated than previously believed and were in contact with Neolithic farmers 2,000 years before agriculture was established in the British Isles.
 
Half a world apart: A gigantic great white shark and one record-size catfish
Delila Ledwith - Feb 26, 2015
Statistically, the risk of being eaten by a great white shark is only one in 264 milion.
 
Tiny worm vs. giant snail: Parasitic nematodes pose real threat to snails in Florida
John Tyburski - Feb 26, 2015
A roundworm parasite that infects a few different species of snails has been found to be more widespread in Florida than experts realized.
 
Shell of tiny mollusk may inspire new developments in augmented reality
John Tyburski - Feb 26, 2015
A mollusk's striking shell pattern was found to possess differential light absorption and reflection properties that may guide transparent display technology development.
 
Study shows new health benefit to coffee
Joseph Scalise - Feb 26, 2015
Drinking coffee may help reduce the risk of multiple sclerosis.
 
Scientists photograph mysterious bright spots on dwarf planet's surface
Joseph Scalise - Feb 26, 2015
New images from the Dawn spacecraft show two mysterious bright spots on Ceres' surface.
 
Weight-loss surgery linked to both risks and benefits for pregnant women
Joseph Scalise - Feb 26, 2015
A new study has shown that pregnant women can experience both good and bad effects from bariatric surgery.
 
Too much sleep may be bad for your health, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Feb 26, 2015
A new study finds a correlation between increased stroke risk and increased hours of sleep.
 
Largest black hole ever found will serve as 'lighthouse' in exploring unknown universe
John Tyburski - Feb 26, 2015
Largest and brightest black hole ever found is 12 billion times more massive than the sun.
 
Study uncovers true evolutionary purpose and optimal length of eyelashes
John Tyburski - Feb 26, 2015
Despite the popular belief that eyelashes protect the eye from objects and debris, researchers suggest the answer lies in the role of moisture and air.
 
New artificial intelligence program can teach itself to play Atari games
Delila Ledwith - Feb 26, 2015
Like humans, Deep Q Network not only learns from experience, it applies what is has learned from one context to another.
 
What makes Old Faithful so faithful? Scientists discover the reason for geyser eruptions
Angelo Sayo - Feb 26, 2015
New research shows how underground plumbing passageways allow geysers to spew water and steam hundreds of feet into the air.
 
Researchers finally discover the last missing link in mysterious hippo origins
Angelo Sayo - Feb 26, 2015
A newly discovered species, E. lokonensis, helped fill a gap in the evolutionary history of the hippopotamus, also confirming that whales and dolphins are their closest living cousins.
 
Greenhouse gas effect from CO2 measured directly for the first time
Delila Ledwith - Feb 25, 2015
Global warming is more than just a theory--it is a fact, say scientists in a new breakthrough study.
 
Astronaut is unharmed after water leak during today's spacewalk mission
James Sullivan - Feb 25, 2015
NASA found that the accident was due to blockage in the fan and pump assembly.
 
Scientists uncover big, bright quasar from ancient universe
James Sullivan - Feb 25, 2015
The quasar is incredibly ancient -- coming into being back when our universe was only about 875 million years old.
 
No reason to resist cancer-preventing HPV vaccine
Joseph Scalise - Feb 25, 2015
Sources of false information could be the reasons so many parents are choosing not to vaccinate their kids with Gardasil.