Varanus douarrha was first described for science in 1823, but the original specimen went down in an 1824 shipwreck. Credit: Valter Weijola A monitor lizard lost to science in an … Continue reading ‘Lost’ Monitor Lizard Rediscovered in Papua New Guinea
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An aerial snapshot shows the rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf on Antarctica on Nov. 10, 2016. The crack has since grown and as of May 1, 2017, has … Continue reading Rift in Antarctic Ice Shelf Sprouts New Branch
One of the greatest ethical debates in science – manipulating the fundamental building blocks of life – is set to heat up once more. According to scientists behind an ambitious … Continue reading Tensions Flare as Scientists Go Public With Plan to Build Synthetic Human DNA
Two species of fungus isolated from a highly toxic mine pit in Montana have been thrown together in the lab with unexpected results – the duo teamed up to synthesise … Continue reading Fungi From a Toxic Mine Pit Have Teamed Up to Produce a New Type of Antibiotic
Grip Gear’s Movie Maker Set – Electronic Slider & 360° Panoramic Time Lapse System for Small Cams 2 in 1: An 8-speed Electronic Slider & Motorized 360° Panoramic Time Lapse … Continue reading Grip Gear’s Movie Maker Set
Summary In 2015, the most recent year for which data are available, just 72% of U.S. toddlers had received seven key vaccines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and … Continue reading The vaccine wars
In his 1824 book, Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire, the 28-year-old French engineer Sadi Carnot worked out a formula for how efficiently steam engines can convert heat — … Continue reading The Quantum Thermodynamics Revolution
The Humble Comics Bundle: Kevin Smith & Friends presented by Dynamite just launched on Wednesday, May 3 at 11 a.m. Pacific time! The filmmaker who created Jay and Silent Bob … Continue reading EGaming, the Humble Comics Bundle: Kevin Smith & Friends is LIVE!
This image produced by Richard Gray and Pras Pathmanathan at the FDA shows simulated fibrillation in a rabbit heart. Credit: FDA Sudden cardiac death resulting from fibrillation – erratic … Continue reading Researchers find new source of dangerous electrical instability in the heart
On April 25, at 10:50 a.m. local time, a white helium balloon ascended from Wanaka, New Zealand, and lifted Angela Olinto’s hopes into the stratosphere. The football stadium-size NASA balloon, … Continue reading A Cosmic-Ray Hunter Takes to the Sky
Physicists have figured out how to ‘breed’ Schrödinger’s cat – an object in a quantum superposition of two states with opposite properties – to produce enlarged versions that could one … Continue reading Physicists Are ‘Breeding’ SchröDinger’s Cat, And It Could Reveal The Limits of The Quantum World
Nearly 2,000 years ago, the first human-documented supernova was observed by ancient Chinese astronomers, who witnessed a bright “guest star” lighting up the night sky in 185 AD. A couple … Continue reading Astronomers Discover a Rare Star Full of Calcium, But No Clear Origin
The CRISPR gene-editing tool has already shown a lot of potential for helping doctors treat the most stubborn diseases, and now scientists have used it to target the “command centre” … Continue reading Gene-Editing Technology Has Successfully Targeted Cancer’s “Command Centre”
This is a Galeamopus pabsti in its environment in the Late Jurassic of North America. An Allosaurus and two Ceratosaurus are feeding on a carcass of Galeamopus pabsti. Credit: Davide … Continue reading New species of dinosaur increases the already unexpected diversity of ‘whiplash dinosaurs’
(Cover image)Bipolar patients tend to have gray matter reductions in frontal brain regions involved in self-control (orange colors), while sensory and visual regions are normal (gray colors). Credit: ENIGMA Bipolar … Continue reading Researchers create a roadmap of bipolar disorder and how it affects the brain