Discoveries

50-million-year-old fossils discovered in Argentina

An important amount of fossil remains of animals and plants, as old as 50 million years, were found by…

Hyper-salty lakes Discovered buried under Canadian Arctic ice cap

Two lakes discovered in the heart of the Canadian Arctic are found under a layer of ice more than…

Earth’s oceans produce a very slight magnetic field, new study finds

It’s common knowledge that the Earth has a magnetic field. It protects us from outer space particles that could…

Hundreds of ancient viruses discovered

A team of researchers has discovered more than 200 viruses in fish, frogs and other reptiles, some of which…

The center of the Milky Way is teeming with black holes

The center of our galaxy has an abundance of black holes, according to a recent discovery made by a…

Rare T-Rex fossil found in Montana

A team of American paleontologists announces the discovery in Montana of the incredibly well-preserved fossil of a young T-Rex…

four eyes lizard

Scientists have found a lizard fossil with four eyes

American and German researchers describe a monitor lizard fossil which, in addition to its two “normal” eyes, has two…

Cuddling babies

Cuddles can alter the DNA of newborns

We know how the first months of life are decisive for the physical and mental health of a newborn….

Farthest Star

Astronomers have detected the farthest star ever seen so far

An international team of researchers have detected the farthest star ever seen, 9 billion light years from Earth, according…

The Amazon forest was inhabited by more than a million people in the past

Parts of the Amazon, previously thought to be uninhabited, once held prosperous populations: up to a million people, according…

3 children found by chance a jaw of mastodon

Mississippi boys find mastodon jaw by chance

Three young boys from Bovina, Mississippi, recently had the nice surprise of falling on a mastodon jaw, lying in…

Exoplanets Discovered

3 new exoplanets have been discovered

A team of astronomers from the University of Aix-Marseille in France announces having discovered three exoplanets located 340 light-years…

oldest foot imprints

Researchers have found the oldest human footprints in North America

Researchers have discovered some 13,000-year-old human footprints in Canada. This could explain how men populated this territory. At each discovery,…

galaxy with no dark matter

Scientists have discovered a galaxy with almost no dark matter

Dark matter is everywhere in the universe, or so we thought. It is a fundamental part of space. It…

microscope

Scientists have discovered a new feature of human anatomy

A study published today in the journal Nature reveals a feature of human anatomy, hitherto unknown, that affects the…

Scientists have discovered a gene that turns a simple flu into a deadly infection

Flu, gastroenteritis… In the vast majority of children, immune defenses make these diseases benign, but in rare cases, these…