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Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone to Triple in Size this Year, NOAA Warns

Every year runoff carried by the Mississippi River creates a “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico – and this year it is expected to triple in size, …

The Batteries Of The Future Could Be Powered By Rhubarb

Building the perfect battery is a hard problem. Batteries either too inefficient or too expensive or too unstable to power the renewable gadgets of …

Our Fishy Ancestors Had Fins Made for Walking

One of the first creatures to live on land sported surprisingly strong hips and fins.<p>One of the first "fish" to walk on land some 375 million years ago made its way with surprisingly strong hips and fins, report paleontologists.<p>Unearthed in the Canadian Arctic in 2006, <i>Tiktaalik roseae</i>, a genus of …

Mystery Solved: How Do Dolphins Swim So Fast?

Researchers have finally figured out how dolphins swim as fast as they do.<p>Believe it or not, how dolphins can swim so fast has been something of a riddle for researchers since the 1930s.<p>But a new study has laid to rest one of the most vexing questions plaguing scientists about dolphin speed: How …

Can We See the Invisible, Together?

Human Journey<p>About three years ago, I was staring at a monitor wall of 2 million crowdsourced “clues” to identify archaeological tombs in Mongolia when three people in black suits walked up and stopped in their tracks. Two of them were from the Department of Defense, and the third was a gruff young …

Let’s talk about robots: Google’s Nest acquisition brings AI to the smart home

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Disney Research<p>In the hours after Google announced its agreement to purchase Nest Labs for $3.2 billion, the companies …

The dark side of the moon is turquoise, say astronomers

Measurements from a telescope in Hawaii show blue light reflected from Earth turns turquoise when it bounces off moon<p>In a demonstration of the power of science to ruin a perfectly respectable work of art, researchers have discovered the colour of the dark side of the moon.<p>Measurements from a …

Scan offers baby hope to women with cancer

New specialist MRI scanner gives hope to cervical cancer sufferers<p>Hundreds of women suffering cervical cancer during their child-bearing years could gain the chance to have children after a hospital began trials of a new specialist MRI scanner.<p>Nearly 3,000 women a year are diagnosed with cervical …

Why you can't travel at the speed of light

A short history of Einstein's theory of relativity<p>Albert Einstein is famous for many things, not least his theories of relativity. The first, the special theory of relativity, was the one that began the physicist's reputation for tearing apart the classical worldview that had come before. Special …

How Big is the Universe? How Small Are We in It?

What our present science understands about the size of the universe already shows us a vast and immense realm—yet it may still only be a tiny drop in …

Why Do You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice?

“We hate it because it is so foreign,” said Dr. William Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University in Wisconsin.<p>You …

Super-Earths: Planets Likely Have Stable Climate Similar to Earth's

Super-Earths, massive planets that have been discovered both in and outside the Milky Way, have been found to have a climate more like Earth’s than …

Universe

3 Amazing Coincidences in Our Solar System: What Could They Mean?

1. Ancient astronomy seems to predict knowledge of atoms only discovered in 1913<p>In antiquity, the planets were associated with seven known metals. …

Universe

This is Yahoo's New Logo

Last month, Yahoo said it would introduce a new logo but keep its infamous exclamation point. Today, after 30 days of showing off alternative versions of its badge, the company has delivered.<p>Here’s the new logo that the 18-year-old Internet company will use going forward:<p>What do you think of new …

More Than 800,000 Scientific Papers In One Beautiful Infographic

Check out some of the most important research in any field at a glance<p>ArXiv is an online archive that stores hundreds of thousands of scientific papers in physics, mathematics, and other fields. The citations in those papers link to one another, forming a web, but you're not going to see those …