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Have astronomers found the first exomoon beyond our solar system? - Read

The Kepler Space Telescope finds planets by watching them pass in front of their stars, causing a dip in the stars’ light. The new poten

Zee News 28 Jul 2017 9:53 am

New three-member crew set for launch to International Space Station today ..

The Soyuz MS-05 spacecraft carrying the new crew is scheduled to lift off on July 28, 2017, at 11:41 a.m. (9:41 p.m. Baikonur time) from t

Zee News 28 Jul 2017 9:34 am

Study highlights health consequences of selectively breeding German Shepherd ..

German Shepherd Dogs (GSDs) could be predisposed to health conditions such as arthritis because of the way they have been bred in recent de 28 Jul 2017 5:30 am

Astrophysicists map out the light energy contained within the Milky Way

For the first time, a team of scientists have calculated the distribution of all light energy contained within the Milky Way, which will pr 28 Jul 2017 4:30 am

Three species of tiny frogs discovered in Peruvian Andes

A University of Michigan ecologist and his colleagues have discovered three more frog species in the Peruvian Andes, raising to five the to 28 Jul 2017 4:30 am

Scientists Crispr the First Human Embryos in the US (Maybe)

The research was conducted by Shoukhrat Mitalipov, the same guy who first cloned embryonic stem cells in humans. And came up with three-par

Wired 28 Jul 2017 4:10 am

DNA links male, female butterfly thought to be distinct species

Researchers recently discovered what was thought to be a distinct species of butterfly is actually the female of a species known to science 28 Jul 2017 1:42 am

Seeing the light: Researchers seek to improve solar cell technology using new..

Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are expanding solar cell technology using nanowires to capture more of the sun's energy an 28 Jul 2017 1:23 am

Ultracold molecules hold promise for quantum computing

Researchers have taken an important step toward the long-sought goal of a quantum computer, which in theory should be capable of vastly fas 28 Jul 2017 1:23 am

Humans came from galaxies, far, far away, scientists say

Humans are at least partly made from matter that created when suns exploded in distant galaxies, scientists say.

Fox News 28 Jul 2017 1:02 am

Iran successfully tests satellite launch rocket

The Simorgh satellite carrier would be able to put satellites weighing as much as 250 kg at an orbit about 500 km above the Earth's

Zee News 28 Jul 2017 12:55 am

Iran successfully tests satellite launch rocket

The Simorgh satellite carrier would be able to put satellites weighing as much as 250 kg at an orbit about 500 km above the Earth's

Zee News 28 Jul 2017 12:55 am

Killer whale attacks fishing boat in Alaska, man says

An Alaska man said his boat was attacked over the weekend by an orca during a salmon fishing excursion with his 14-year-old son and two oth

Fox News 28 Jul 2017 12:32 am

Projected precipitation increases are bad news for water quality

If climate change is not curbed, increased precipitation could substantially overload U.S. waterways with excess nitrogen, according to a n 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

Fundamental breakthrough in the future of designing materials

A team of researchers from AMBER centre based in Trinity College Dublin, have made a breakthrough in the area of material design - one that 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

Which type of cell to become: Decision through indecision

From the moment of fertilization, building a human body involves a series of choices where cells generated by cell division must elect whic 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

A new picture emerges on the origins of photosynthesis in a sun-loving bacter..

Every day, enough sunlight hits the Earth to power the planet many times over—if only we could more efficiently capture all the energy. 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

New method promises easier nanoscale manufacturing

Scientists at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have discovered a new way to precisely pattern nanomaterials that c 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

Scientists solve longstanding biological mystery of DNA organization

Stretched out, the DNA from all the cells in our body would reach Pluto. So how does each tiny cell pack a two-meter length of DNA into its 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

Secrets of the amazing tardigrades revealed by their DNA

New genome sequences shed light on both the origins of the tardigrades (also known as water bears or moss piglets), and the genes that unde 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

Bronze Age Iberia received fewer steppe invaders than the rest of Europe

The genomes of individuals who lived on the Iberian Peninsula in the Bronze Age had minor genetic input from Steppe invaders, suggesting th 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

Climate Change-Fueled Storms Could Leave Less Water for Drinking

A new study shows that as rainfall increases, so will nutrient runoff, spurring more algal blooms, hypoxic deadzones, and less water for ev

Wired 27 Jul 2017 11:30 pm

‘Secret garden’ opens after a century

The delicate wetlands near Lake Tahoe in Sierra Nevada are home to rare species

The Hindu 27 Jul 2017 10:39 pm

‘Secret garden’ opens after a century

The delicate wetlands near Lake Tahoe in Sierra Nevada are home to rare species

The Hindu 27 Jul 2017 10:39 pm

In US first, scientists edit genes of human embryos (Update)

For the first time in the United States, scientists have edited the genes of human embryos, a controversial step toward someday helping bab 27 Jul 2017 10:33 pm

'Dark ecology project' will use past weather radar data to trace bird migrati..

Every spring and fall, billions of birds migrate across the United States, largely unseen under the cover of darkness. Now a team of resear 27 Jul 2017 10:31 pm

NASA casts an infrared eye on Tropical Storm Irwin

Infrared imagery from NASA looked at cloud top temperatures in Tropical Storm Irwin and found the strongest storms in the system were west 27 Jul 2017 10:27 pm

NASA-NOAA satellite spots Tropical Storm Nesat being sheared

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of Tropical Storm Nesat being affected by vertical wind shear as it parallels the east co 27 Jul 2017 10:26 pm

Effects of a major drug target regulated through molecular 'codes'

A team spearheaded by Van Andel Research Institute scientists has answered a long-standing question that may lead to more effective drugs w 27 Jul 2017 10:25 pm

Satellite shows some shear in Hurricane Hilary

NOAA's GOES-West satellite revealed that vertical wind shear is affecting Hurricane Hilary. 27 Jul 2017 10:23 pm

NASA's Aqua satellite catches Typhoon Noru's 10 mile-wide eye

NASA's Aqua satellite provided a look at the eye of Typhoon Noru as it continued to track west in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean. The eye a 27 Jul 2017 10:15 pm

Sneaky attacks trick AIs into seeing or hearing what’s not there

Hackers could fool driverless cars into ignoring stop signs by inserting hidden noise into images – and we don’t have a way to stop the

New Scientist 27 Jul 2017 10:05 pm

Flowering plant thought to be extinct seen in Vermont

Botanists in Vermont say a flowering plant long thought to be extinct in the state is making a comeback. 27 Jul 2017 9:36 pm

Berlin orders recall of 22,000 Porsches over emissions cheating (Update)

Germany on Thursday ordered luxury car brand Porsche to recall 22,000 vehicles across Europe over emissions test cheating amid a widening e 27 Jul 2017 9:35 pm

What fly guts could reveal about our health

Increasingly understood to be vital for wellbeing, gut microbiota are the trillion of microorganisms that live in the digestive tract of hu 27 Jul 2017 9:30 pm

Present-day Lebanese descend from Biblical Canaanites, genetic study suggests

In the most recent whole-genome study of ancient remains from the Near East, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute scientists and their collabora 27 Jul 2017 9:30 pm

Lab-created mini-brains reveal how growing organ maintains neuronal balance

Scientists can now explore in a laboratory dish how the human brain develops by creating organoids—distinct, three-dimensional regions of 27 Jul 2017 9:30 pm

Neil deGrasse Tyson Wants *You* to Explore Deep Space—In a Video Game

Tyson is helping to develop a video game all about interstellar exploration—and physics.

Wired 27 Jul 2017 9:30 pm

Research calls for enhancing long-term benefits of Farm Bill programs

Many farmers, ranchers, and landowners rely on voluntary conservation incentive programs within the Farm Bill to make improvements to their 27 Jul 2017 9:26 pm

Research unearths Canadian sapphires fit for a queen

New research from UBC mineralogists could make it easier to find high-quality Canadian sapphires, the same sparkling blue gems that adorn Q 27 Jul 2017 9:10 pm

Cave mazes

Analysis of caves in Israel deserts brings to light the ancient groundwater circulation of north-western Arabia. The cave distribution, mor 27 Jul 2017 9:08 pm

New research findings to standardise first aid treatment of jellyfish stings

New research from NUI Galway and the University of Hawaii at Manoa has identified the best way to treat a sting from the lions mane jellyfi 27 Jul 2017 8:30 pm

Circles in the sand reveal boating damage to marine biodiversity

The findings of a study by Swansea and Cardiff University scientists highlights the need for boating activities along the UK's beautiful co 27 Jul 2017 8:28 pm

Grown-up gannets find favorite fishing grounds

Like humans, some birds can spend years learning and exploring before developing more settled habits. 27 Jul 2017 8:26 pm

Anyone for crispy jellyfish?

There are far too many jellyfish in the sea, and we have an ever-increasing number of mouths to feed on the Earth. So why not eat the jelly 27 Jul 2017 8:10 pm

Galactic David and Goliath

The gravitational dance between two galaxies in our local neighbourhood has led to intriguing visual features in both as witnessed in this 27 Jul 2017 7:59 pm

NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals new findings about Saturn's biggest moon ..

The icy moon possesses a thick atmosphere comprising nitrogen and methane along with some of the most complex chemistry observed in our S

IBTimes 27 Jul 2017 7:54 pm

Biologist investigates antibiotics in environment

A Binghamton University student could change how people think about antibiotics and the environment. 27 Jul 2017 7:50 pm

Medieval men were diagnosed with infertility and prescribed treatments

Men could be held responsible for the failure to produce children as far back as medieval times, a new study of medical and religious texts 27 Jul 2017 7:45 pm

Smart, soil-free microgarden lets users optimize growing conditions while cut..

MIT Media Lab alumna Jennifer Broutin Farah SM '13, CEO and co-founder of SproutsIO, has spent nearly a decade innovating in urban farming, 27 Jul 2017 7:45 pm