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Sun's UV light helped spark life

High energy, ultraviolet radiation from the Sun is a known to hazard to life, yet the energy provided by our star has played an important role as the …

Chemistry

Mice have invaded our homes since before farming - Futurity

Hunter-gatherers began building more permanent homes about 15,000 years ago. New fossils suggest house mice moved in very quickly.

ArcGIS

Scientists Have Discovered a Brand New Tyrannosaur With a Super-Sensitive Face

It would have ripped your arm off for touching it.<p>Scientists have discovered a new tyrannosaur species that lived 75 million years ago on the plains …

Dinosaurs

Venom from Fanged Fish Could Become New Pain Medication

The next time you are in pain, you might want to think of a “fanged fish” that lives in the Great Barrier Reef off Australia.<p>The venom from that fish …

Biology

Eyeball transplanted onto tail lets blind tadpoles see again

While transplants involving organs such as the heart and lungs have been conducted successfully for years now, those involving sensory organs like …

Tufts University

Lab Mice Are Way Too Clean, And It Could Be Influencing Medical Studies

Because most humans don't live in labs.<p>Scientists have drawn attention to the fact that lab mice living in super-clean conditions might be confusing …

Immune System

This Tiny Fish Uses Giant Fangs to Inject Heroin-Like Venom Into Would-Be Predators

Nature is savage.<p>Scientists have discovered a chemically unique venom in small tropical fish known as fang blennies. Unlike most venomous creatures, …

Zoology

Can SpaceX really send people around the moon by 2018?

'Not that you can't do it, it's just that they haven't done it yet,' says astronaut Chris Hadfield<p>SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced the company …

Astronaut Wrings A Wet Towel In Space

Elon Musk plans to get 1 million people to Mars, so we better start preparing for conditions in space. Luckily, astronauts like Chris Hadfield devote …

Space Exploration

'Rocket Man': Astronaut Chris Hadfield performs with Victoria Symphony

In space, no one can hear you sing — unless you're Commander Chris Hadfield.<p>The famed astronaut spent 166 days in outer space while sharing its …

Chris Hadfield

Take a Solar System 'Road Trip' with Astronaut Chris Hadfield in 'Miniverse'

Retired astronaut Chris Hadfield is taking a road trip across the United States — and a journey through the solar system — in a new online movie set …

Chris Hadfield

ISS Astronauts Speak In A "Space Creole" Called Runglish

When English-speaking American and European astronauts work alongside Russian cosmonauts, how do they communicate? Creatively, it turns out. On the …

Space Exploration

Squeezing Honey in Space Creates an Alien Ooze

You probably take your squeezable condiments for granted here, on the surface of Earth. Point, squeeze, and squirt ’em on your meal like it’s no big …

This Badass 57-Year-Old Just Became The Oldest Woman to Perform a Spacewalk

Age is just a number.<p>Peggy Whitson, a 57-year-old NASA flight engineer, has made history this week by floating out into the vacuum of space for the …

Space Exploration

Watch SpaceX relaunch its Falcon 9 rocket in world first

We headed down to Cape Canaveral, Florida to see the company make history<p>Yesterday, SpaceX demonstrated an important capability of its Falcon 9 rocket fleet: the vehicles are capable of launching to space multiple times. From Cape Canaveral, Florida, the company relaunched a used Falcon 9 rocket …

Space Travel

Funding boost to help save England's rarest species from extinction

Shrill carder bee and chequered skipper butterfly are among 20 endangered bugs, bees, butterflies and plants to benefit from £4.6m in lottery funding<p>Efforts to save some of England’s rarest species, including the shrill carder bee and the chequered skipper butterfly, from extinction are being …

Biodiversity

Japan kills 333 whales in annual Antarctic hunt

A Japanese whaling fleet returned to port Friday after an annual Antarctic hunt that killed more than 300 of the mammals as Tokyo pursues the …

International Court of Justice

SpaceX Makes History By Landing Reusable Rocket Again (TSLA, AMZN) | Investopedia

Space transportation company SpaceX made history on Thursday by launching a reusable rocket for the second time and recovering it once again at sea …

Space Travel

Scientists Have Detected an Unexplained Explosion Coming From a Galaxy 10.7 Billion Light-Years Away

1,000 times more energy than every star in the galaxy.<p>Scientists have taken the deepest X-ray image of our Universe to date - and within it, they've …

European Space Agency

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 13<p>How the List Was Calculated<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>January: Domestic<p>3 of 13<p>January: International<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>February: …

NASA Astronauts Just Lost a Key Piece of The International Space Station

And now it's floating free through space.<p>Doesn't matter how many times you do it, spacewalks are always risky business, and this week's was no …

Space Exploration

Evolution Is Slower Than It Looks and Faster Than You Think

In the 1950s, the Finnish biologist Björn Kurtén noticed something unusual in the fossilized horses he was studying. When he compared the shapes of …

Researchers Turn Spinach Leaf into Beating Heart Tissue

A team of scientists has transformed spinach leaves into beating human heart tissue after first coming up with the idea during their lunch.<p>The …

Health

These 7 Threats From Outer Space Could Destroy Humanity

Space is filled with awe-inspiring wonders, but also immense threats that could obliterate life on Earth as we know it. What are the chances of a …

Life on Earth is Used to Gravity — So What Happens to Our Cells in Space?

<i>This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & …

Space Exploration

NASA selects mission to study churning chaos in the Milky Way and beyond

NASA has selected a science mission that will measure emissions from the interstellar medium, which is the cosmic material found between stars. This …

Universe

More Than Stars: The Milky Way's Dust Mapped In 3D For The First Time Ever

It’s easy to look at the night sky and find that it’s full of stars.<p>Moreover, the stars cluster together in a great plane spanning the sky, making up our galaxy: the Milky Way.<p>But the Milky Way is more than just stars, it’s also full of gas, plasma, and — most importantly — light-blocking dust.<p>This …

Universe

Black Holes Caught in the Act of Cosmic Creation

Astronomers have glimpsed the telltale signs of newly formed stars inside the powerful winds of a supermassive black hole.<p>In the universe, the places with the most extreme, destructive conditions can sometimes spawn something new.<p>A group of European astronomers have spotted new stars flaring to …

Black Holes

We Might Finally Have a Good Way to Predict Dangerous Space Weather

Space weather forecasting—predicting the kind of energetic particles the Sun will throw at us—is years behind weather forecsting here on Earth. As …

Astronomy

Zoo Elephant is So Lonely She Holds Her Tail for Comfort - Sign Petition to Get Her Transferred - One Green Planet

Mali was just a baby elephant learning how to swim and find her own food, when she was taken away from her mother and sent to the Philippines, as a …