Fisherman catches rare goblin shark off the Australian coast
Fisherman catches rare goblin shark off the Australian coast
The goblin shark is an unnerving sight due to its unusual anatomy, which includes a mouth that protrudes to ensnare prey when it detects electrical fields.
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.
Study: Growing rates of teens killing themselves through suffocation
Dan Taylor - 8 minutes ago
Although guns remain the most common method of suicide for young males, suffocation and hanging has been growing in incidence constantly from 1994 to 2012.
 
El Nino is here, but it's not going to save California from its drought problems
Dan Taylor - 1 hour ago
The system simply isn't strong enough to bring enough rainfall to rescue the state from drought problems that have persisted, although it could impact the next rainy season.
 
VIDEO: A praying mantis leaps at 1000 frames per second
James Sullivan - 8 hours ago
What really makes this creature unique, however, is that the majority of insects are incapable of maintaining the target when tossing in mid-air - a lesson that modern engineers could benefit from.
 
Star spotted hurtling out of the galaxy at 746 miles per second
James Sullivan - 10 hours ago
Imagine you go to a fair and ride a carousel, and the carousel goes round and round, and then the carousel explodes.
 
Weight-loss compound could change the future of dieting
Joseph Scalise - 10 hours ago
While it may seem too good to be true, early results show a new compound taken from trees in Central and South America could very well help you lose weight.
 
New procedure could make brown eyes blue
Joseph Scalise - 10 hours ago
A California-based company is hoping to give dark-eyed Americans the option to change to a lighter eye color.
 
New fossil discovery forces scientists to restructure human evolution
Delila Ledwith - 10 hours ago
Climate change likely played a big role in the evolution of humans, new study says.
 
Bizarre moth discovered in South Australia is evolutionary 'enigma'
Delila Ledwith - 11 hours ago
Strange, new Australian moth has no jaws, no tongue, and is partially bald.
 
VIDEO: Ocean covered one fifth of Mars surface, survey finds
James Sullivan - 14 hours ago
 
Ice thickness is a growing concern for enviornmentalists
Joseph Scalise - 20 hours ago
While disappearing sea ice is a indicator of global warming, researchers have found that a reduction of ice thickness may be an even more pressing issue.
 
Cholesterol-lowering drugs linked to type-2 diabetes
Joseph Scalise - 20 hours ago
Finland researchers have discovered a link between statin drugs and the development of type-2 diabetes.
 
New study finds oxygen may be used to fight cancer
Joseph Scalise - 20 hours ago
Studies on mice have shown that extra levels of oxygen could help fight back against a key way that tumor cells manage to block cancer-fighting cells from working.
 
Giant exoplanet discovered in 4-star system
Joseph Scalise - 21 hours ago
Though it was thought to be a 3-star system, a recently discovered exoplanet was found to have actually formed in a very rare 4-star system.
 
'Superbug' strikes second Los Angeles hospital
Dan Taylor - Mar 05, 2015
Authorities have been scrambling to combat the disease, which has caused infections in several areas that have required hospitalization for many of them.
 
Big Alzheimer's donation of $8 million could help with new trial
Dan Taylor - Mar 05, 2015
Alzheimer's is a degenerative disease that causes both short-term memory problems in elderly patients as well as behavior problems, but organizations are working hard for a cure.
 
Satellite failure raises questions of proper space protocol
James Sullivan - Mar 05, 2015
"I was equally baffled by the silence," Weeden says. "If the satellite operators' first knowledge of the event came from the amateur observers on Twitter, I don't think that bodes well for the U.S. military emphasis on sharing."
 
Rosetta sees its shadow atop Comet 67P
James Sullivan - Mar 05, 2015
Images taken from this viewpoint are of high scientific value. This kind of view is key for the study of grain sizes.
 
'Simpsons' did it: Animated show predicted huge physics discovery, author says
Angelo Sayo - Mar 05, 2015
Author and physicist Dr. Simon Singh reveals that Homer Simpson, of the animated TV show "The Simpsons," seems to have predicted the mass of the Higgs Boson with an equation found in a 1998 episode - 14 years before the particle's actual discovery.
 
Scientists capture first-ever image of the tiniest living organism on Earth
Angelo Sayo - Mar 05, 2015
Researchers of Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley have managed to provide the first DNA-based description and images of ultra-small bacteria believed to be the lowest size possible on Earth.
 
Scientists spend full year determining body weight of famous Stegosaurus
Delila Ledwith - Mar 04, 2015
Scientists at London's Natural History Museum spent an entire year making digitized 3D models of all 360 bones contained in Sophie's skeleton.
 
Researchers determine best and worst places to go during real-life zombie outbreak
Delila Ledwith - Mar 04, 2015
Modeling a zombie attack reveals epidemiology of actual diseases, researchers say.
 
New study reveals average penis length
Joseph Scalise - Mar 04, 2015
Researchers out of England compiled dozens of studies to answer of one of the oldest medical questions around.
 
Heroine-related deaths have been rising since 2000
Joseph Scalise - Mar 04, 2015
Increased control of prescription drugs may be linked to increased number of heroine overdose deaths.
 
Catching a cold may be harder than many people think
Joseph Scalise - Mar 04, 2015
A recent study shows that the older people get, the less likely they are to get the flu.
 
London's 'Sophie' Stegosaurus weighs in at 3,440 pounds; more exciting discoveries expected
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
The animal, which was a juvenile that died at just seven years old, would have been about the size of a small rhino and about half the size of a full-size adult Stegosaurus.
 
Fisherman catches rare goblin shark off the Australian coast
Dan Taylor - Mar 04, 2015
The goblin shark is an unnerving sight due to its unusual anatomy, which includes a mouth that protrudes to ensnare prey when it detects electrical fields.
 
Upcoming UN report will reveal the world's deadliest volcanoes
Angelo Sayo - Mar 04, 2015
A new report by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction will rank the world's deadliest volcanoes and provide information on relevant risk prevention measures.
 
Climate change researcher defends his failure to disclose funding from Exxon Mobil
Angelo Sayo - Mar 04, 2015
Dr. Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon denounces critics in a public statement over allegations of fossil-fuel funded climate research.
 
Energy company considers dropping funding for climate denying scientist
James Sullivan - Mar 03, 2015
Southern Company said Tuesday that they fund "a broad range of research on a matter of topics that have potentially significant public policy implications for our business".
 
Syphilis cases rise in Portland, across the U.S.
Joseph Scalise - Mar 03, 2015
Many new trends, such as online dating apps and social media, have officials urging more people to get tested for syphilis.
 
Curiosity rover has a broken arm, NASA reports
James Sullivan - Mar 03, 2015
Although the wounded arm moved over five times, as it placed the Martian soil samples inside a storage unit for in depth examinations, engineers are still investigating the incident deeper.
 
Power system failure caused satellite explosion
Joseph Scalise - Mar 03, 2015
A recent Air Force report revealed the reasons behind the military satellite explosion that occurred last month.
 
Origin of European languages can be traced back East, new study says
James Sullivan - Mar 03, 2015
A new study, published on Monday in Nature, has proposed that that there were at least two migrations of farmers in Europe, rather than a singular one as previously thought.
 
VIDEO: Watch Chilean volcano Villarrica erupt with molten lava
James Sullivan - Mar 03, 2015
Seismic levels are still higher than normal, which may mean that this is far from the last volcanic activity we may be seeing from Villarrica this year.
 
Explorers find fabled "White City"
Joseph Scalise - Mar 03, 2015
Explorers working in Honduras have found a lost city they hope may lead to a previously undiscovered civilization.
 
New laws may make vaccine exemption harder to obtain
Joseph Scalise - Mar 03, 2015
In light of the Disneyland measles outbreak, Republican and Democrats alike are coming together to pass laws which would make it harder to get out of immunizing children.
 
Number of in vitro births continue to rise
Joseph Scalise - Mar 03, 2015
According to national data, women across the United States are using in vitro fertilization more than ever.
 
Scientists puzzled by newly discovered galaxy in the Abell 1689 cluster
James Sullivan - Mar 03, 2015
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 - Mar 03, 2015
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 - Mar 03, 2015
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.