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Hubble is capturing stunning photos of Jupiter’s giant auroras

The auroras are bigger than the Earth<p>The Hubble Space Telescope is capturing amazing photographs of Jupiter’s auroras, which look like sparkly swirls at the planet’s poles.<p>The vivid glows are created when charged particles enter the gas giant’s atmosphere near its magnetic poles; the collision with …

HIV Genes Have Been Cut Out of Live Animals Using CRISPR

In a first, scientists led by Kamel Khalili, director of the Comprehensive NeuroAIDS Center at Temple University, report in the journal <i>Gene Therapy</i> …

Painted Human Jawbones Used as Ancient Jewelry

Painted human mandibles that may have been worn like necklace pendants have been discovered at a ceremonial site in Mexico that dates back around …

Mega-tsunamis on Mars: Meteorite strikes caused 120m waves to inundate Red Planet

Two meta-tsunamis with waves up to 120m in height inundated Mars' northern planes billions of years ago, researchers have discovered. The tsunamis …

Hooked, Pointy or Snubbed? How Your Nose Got Its Shape

Ski-jump, hooked, piggy or snubbed — there are almost as many nose shapes as there are people in the world.<p>Now, new research has uncovered four genes …

Why the scientific finding that trees “sleep” at night is beautiful

All life on Earth is ruled by the 24-hour clock. Even trees.<p>From the tiniest bacteria to the largest redwood tree, almost all life on planet Earth is ruled by the 24-hour clock.<p>Genes that code for a 24-hour circadian rhythm exist "in most every cell, in most every organism on Earth," Michael Twery, …

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Amateur fossil hunter discovers frilly-necked dinosaur named Judith

A new species that lived some 76 million years ago<p>Meet <i>Spiclypeus shipporum</i>, a new species of dinosaur discovered by amateur fossil hunter and retired nuclear physicist Bill Shipp. Bones belonging to the dino were first discovered by Shipp in the remote Montana badlands back in 2005, but this week, …

Blue Moon: Meaning behind May's full flower moon and where to watch live online

The full moon that will rise in the sky on Saturday 21 May is known a seasonal "blue moon". This does not mean the celestial body will suddenly take …

Static electricity will help tiny flying robots perch anywhere

Flying can be exhausting when you’re a tiny, bee-sized robot, but researchers from Harvard have created a new way to let little winged bots take a break. Using static electricity, robots no bigger than a quarter can latch onto the underside of any flat surfaces, a process that uses between 500 and …

A rare Blue Moon will be visible this weekend, while Mars shines its brightest since 2003

That old saying about something happening "once in a blue moon" actually has a scientific back story. A rare astrological phenomenon known as a "Blue …

WTF? Help astronomers solve this massive mystery: Where’s the flux?

A team of astronomers want you to help solve “one of the biggest mysteries of all time.” WTF (Where’s the Flux?) is a star 1,480 light-years away …

Astronomers Just Looked Back in Time 13 Billion Years — "Where No Human Has Seen Before"

Astronomers just captured an image of the faintest galaxy we've ever glimpsed, and it could help us unravel the mystery of how the universe got …

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Panama Papers reveal at least 36 Americans accused of financial crimes

The journalism organization behind the Panama Papers made available to the public for the first time Monday a massive database covering more than 360,000 people and companies that have used off-shore accounts to hide assets, including 36 Americans accused of fraud and other financial crimes.<p>The …

Panama Papers: US launches crackdown on international tax evasion

Barack Obama is taking executive action to close loopholes used by foreigners in US, White House announces<p>Barack Obama is launching a crackdown on international tax evasion in response to recent disclosures in the Panama Papers revealing the scale of offshore financial activity.<p>In a series of …

Bernie Sanders pulls off shock victory over Hillary Clinton in Indiana

Despite trailing behind Hillary Clinton in polls, Sanders once again proved his appeal to disaffected midwest voters by pulling off his 18th victory of 2016<p>Bernie Sanders threw a last-minute hurdle in front of Hillary Clinton’s march toward the Democratic party nomination on Tuesday by clinching a …

Government

Panama Papers: US launches criminal inquiry into tax avoidance claims

US attorney for Manhattan says Department of Justice has opened investigation related to revelations exposed in massive leak of documents<p>The US Department of Justice has launched a criminal investigation into the widespread international tax avoidance schemes exposed by the Panama Papers leak, …

Corruption

US says Russian planes buzzed Navy ship in Baltic Sea

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian attack planes buzzed a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Baltic Sea multiple times Monday and Tuesday, coming as close as an …

Dozens of killings by US police ruled justified without public being notified

Guardian study finds officers involved in one in six deaths recorded in the first quarter of 2015 were cleared of wrongdoing without announcement<p>Dozens of killings by police in the US are being ruled justified without the public being notified, according to a Guardian study that sheds new light on …

Clever Goats Can Learn Quickly

Goats might be smarter than once thought — it turns out, they can quickly learn and remember how to perform certain tasks, according to a new study. …

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Planned Parenthood sues Indiana for abortion law

By Justin Madden<p>(Reuters) - Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the state of Indiana, saying a new state …

Pluto gives up its secrets

On Earth, the only ice is frozen water. On Pluto, nitrogen, methane and carbon monoxide also freeze solid. The most striking feature that NASA’s New …