Science

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Brain Circuits

British Scientists Have Mapped a Brain Microcircuit

This is a first in the medical…

Sea Level rise

New Group of Viruses Discovered in the Ocean

A team of researchers has…

Newly Discovered Fossil Pushes Back Humans’ Exit From Africa by at Least 50,000 Years

The discovery of the fossil of…

Neptune

A Comet Might Have Crashed on Neptune About a 1000 Years Ago

Infrared measurements of the Neptune stratosphere…

Super-Earth

Three Super-Earth Exoplanets Discovered by NASA’s Kepler Telescope

Based on data from NASA’s…

Salmonella May Have Caused the Massive Aztec Die-off

Nearly five hundred years ago, more than 15 million Aztecs died in just five years, about 80 percent of…

Humans Have 9 Senses Instead of 5, Says Scientist

Since ancient times, it has been widely accepted that humans have…

Leopard

Leopards Could Disappear From South Africa by 2020

The leopard is classified…

Norway Electric Short-haul Flights 2040

Norway Aims to Use 100% Electric Planes for Short-haul Flights by 2040

Norway, already the champion of the electric car, now wants to electric power for all its short-haul flights by…

New Species of Lemur Cheirogaleus Grovesi

New Species of Lemur Discovered in Madagscar

A…

Gamma Rays

Mini Burst of Gamma Rays Created in the Laboratory

An international team of researchers created a few weeks ago a mini burst of gamma rays in the laboratory…

The Last 3 Years Are the Hottest Ever Recorded

The last three years are the hottest…

Dinosaur China

Fossils of Tiny Feathered Dinosaur Discovered in China

A team of paleontologists reports the discovery…

Researchers Have Changed Human Stem Cells Into Sensory Neurons

This is a first: a group of researchers claim to…

Climate Change Also Causes the Acidification of Lakes and Rivers

While it is well known that…

Black Holes

Massive Black Hole Caught Burping Twice After Feasting on Surrounding Matter

A giant black hole in…