Justin Gregory

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Astronomers discover 'monster black holes'

Discovery suggests there may be millions more 'supermassive' black holes in the universe than were previously thought<p>Five monster black holes that were previously hidden by dust and gas have been uncovered by astronomers.<p>The British-led discovery suggests there may be millions more "supermassive" …

North Korea Has Found The Cure For AIDS, Ebola, Cancer, And Bird Flu

It’s a miracle! Just kidding, it’s propaganda.<p>Great news, guys. A company in North Korea has developed a cure for everything.<p>North Korea’s state-run news agency is reporting that Kumdang-2, a type of ginseng grown in “rare-earth molecular fertilizer” can “prevent different malignant epidemics.” The …

Volcanoes on Venus? Lava may still flow on mysterious planet

Hidden beneath a thick atmosphere, volcanoes may still be erupting on the surface of Venus, a new study finds.<p>The findings, described in the journal Geophysical Review Letters, reveal that our nearest planetary neighbor could be far more active than previously thought.<p>Scientists often look to our …

Photograph: Laurent Mekul<p>This ungual claw from a theropod yielded structures which appear to be red blood cells.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/9/1433861139967/248811f3-ad85-48ca-9c91-bc31fa6c618a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Laurent Mekul<p>This ungual claw from a …

Dinosaurs

Nicknamed Hellboy, the dinosaur had short horns over the eyes and a long nose horn, the opposite of the features sported by its close relative triceratops<p>When fossil experts first clapped eyes on the skull, it was clearly from a strange, horned dinosaur. When they noticed how stunted the bony horns …

Dinosaurs

New blood test shows all the viruses you've ever been infected with

Welcome to your personal, viral logbook<p>Chances are, you don't know all the viruses you've encountered throughout your life. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just find out? According to a new studyin <i>Science</i>, researchers have devised a blood test that can do just that by identifying the viruses that …

June 2015

Diversity

Colombian miners trapped in flooded mine

<b>Rescue workers are trying to reach at least 15 miners trapped in a flooded gold mine in north-western Colombia.</b><p>The mine collapsed apparently due to flooding caused by drilling holes to extract the mineral.<p>Officials said some of the miners were trapped at a depth of around 17 metres (55 feet).<p>They …

Uncovering environmental problems could get you a year in a Wyoming jail

Is a new statute a harmless trespassing measure, or a way to keep scientists' noses away from malfeasance?<p>Citizen scientists are playing an increasingly important role in experiments, but there may be a place where certain experiments are less than welcome: Wyoming.<p>A new law passed earlier this …

Geological Hell of Nepal Earthquakes May Not Be Over

A magnitude 7.3 quake sets off a new wave of deadly destruction and landslides, a reminder that region is one of world’s most quake prone.<p><i>Check back for updates throughout the day. Last update 4:00 pm ET.</i><p>The powerful quake that struck Nepal on Tuesday is an aftershock of the even stronger quake …

A Massive Underwater Volcano Is Likely Erupting Off the Oregon Coast

But it's not dangerous.<p>This past week has seen the steady rumble of thousands of tiny earthquakes radiating from off the coast of Oregon. Coupled with a sudden 8 foot drop in the seafloor—indicative of magma being withdrawn from reservoirs deep underneath the seabed—it seems likely that a powerful …

Source of Antarctica's Eerie 'Bleeding Glacier' Found

Antarctica's Dry Valleys are the most arid places on Earth, but underneath their icy soils lies a vast and ancient network of salty, liquid water filled with life, a new study finds.<p>The Dry Valleys are almost entirely ice-free, except for a few isolated glaciers. Inside the canyons, the climate is …

University of Tennessee

Yellowstone national park: scientists discover huge magma chamber

Deep beneath Yellowstone national park, one of the world’s most dynamic volcanic systems, lies an enormous, previously unknown reservoir of hot, partly molten rock big enough to fill up the Grand Canyon 11 times, scientists say.<p>Researchers on Thursday said they used a technique called seismic …

Geology