The Ruins of a Massive Ancient City Have Been Discovered in Guatemala

Your daily selection of the latest science news! According to Motherboard The ruins of an enormous Maya ‘megalopolis’ have been discovered in Guatemala with the help of the remote sensing … Continue reading The Ruins of a Massive Ancient City Have Been Discovered in Guatemala

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A giant neuron has been found wrapped around the entire circumference of the brain

For the first time, scientists have detected a giant neuron wrapped around the entire circumference of a mouse’s brain, and it’s so densely connected across both hemispheres, it could finally … Continue reading A giant neuron has been found wrapped around the entire circumference of the brain

400 million year old gigantic extinct monster worm discovered in Canadian museum

This is a photograph showing the holotype of Websteroprion armstrongi. Credit: Luke Parry A previously undiscovered species of an extinct primordial giant worm with terrifying snapping jaws has been identified … Continue reading 400 million year old gigantic extinct monster worm discovered in Canadian museum

Frogs Fit on a Fingertip: Tiny New Species Discovered in India

Vijayan’s night frog (Nyctibatrachus pulivijayani) is a miniature frog from the Agasthyamala hills in the Western Ghats, India. Credit: SD Biju Some of the smallest known frogs were recently discovered … Continue reading Frogs Fit on a Fingertip: Tiny New Species Discovered in India

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages … Continue reading Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to a new age of anti-viral drugs