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In 'pond scum,' scientists find answers to one evolution's which-came-first cases

Visiting a colleague in Germany in 2012, Boston College Research Professor Paul K. Strother was examining soil samples for pollen, spores, pieces of …

These Twin Faults in California Are Actually One 'Mega Fault', And That's a Problem

We don't want this one to rupture.<p>Researchers have discovered that what they previously assumed were two separate fault zones below southern …

Nasa's 'holy grail': Solar system that could support alien life discovered

Scientists have found a new solar system filled with planets that look like Earth and could support life, Nasa has announced.<p>At least three of the …

Scientists sign up to live on a totally frozen ship in the Arctic

Weather forecasts could get a lot more accurate thanks to a daring new experiment that will see a massive research ship completely buried in Arctic …

As Arctic warms, Canada's glaciers playing major role in sea level rise

Canada's glaciers are responding rapidly to a warming Arctic and are a major contributor to sea level rise, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers from the …

A better remedy for climate change: Less government and less pollution

The baking of planet Earth is proceeding without interruption. Last year was the hottest year on record, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration — edging out 2015, which had taken the crown from 2014. Of the world's 17 warmest documented years, 16 have come in this …

Sorry, Einstein - Physicists Just Reinforced The Reality of Quantum Weirdness in The Universe

There's no avoiding that "spooky action at a distance."<p>One of the strangest phenomena you're likely to come across in all of science is quantum …

This new Periodic Table shows the astounding origins of every atom in your body

In the first episode of his famous TV series about space, "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage," the late astronomer Carl Sagan wastes no time dramatically setting the stage.<p>"The surface of the Earth is the shore of the cosmic ocean," Sagan says. "Some part of our being knows this is where we came from. We …

Universe

A discovery about the movement of tectonic plates will have scientists rewriting textbooks

Plate tectonics is the widely accepted theory that the Earth's crust is divided into several sections that float around on the mantle — the mostly solid layer between the core and the crust. But how they move around has been a subject of much debate among scientists since the theory was first …

Earth Science

Scientists are checking a nearby exoplanet for alien transmissions

Just 14 light-years away is a star named Wolf 1061 hosting a planet that could be one of our best bets to find life beyond the solar system.<p>There are three so-called super-Earths in the system, including Wolf 1061c, which orbits in the habitable zone where the temperature is such that liquid water, …

Science can help explain why too little sleep makes us so emotional

If you’ve ever tossed and turned at 3am, you can probably attest to the fact that sleepless nights lead to bad mornings. Every minor mishap seems to set you off. You might snap at your spouse for forgetting to buy coffee filters, respond brusquely to a well-meaning co-worker, or blink back hot …

Sleep

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

NASA takes a Super-Earth's temperature

NASA researchers recently trained the Spitzer Space Telescope at a nearby Super-Earth, 55 Cancri e, and, for the first time, have managed to map its temperature as the exoplanet orbits its host star. The map reveals that the planet suffers from extreme temperature swings, depending on its orbit. …

Universe

Living cells ‘hacked’ and hijacked by MIT

Scientists at MIT have proven they can ‘hack’ living cells and programme them to carry out new tasks.<p>In the same way that computer language tells a machine how to operate, researchers have shown it is possible to write DNA ‘code’ and insert it into bacteria to alter how they function.<p>They hope that …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Mathematics

Marijuana May Help Cancer Patients, But Questions Remain

Marijuana could potentially help cancer patients who have nausea or pain, and could possibly even be used as a treatment for certain cancers, but …

Gravitational waves explained

A century after Albert Einstein rewrote our understanding of space and time, physicists have confirmed one of the most elusive predictions of his …

Physicists Cut Through the Randomest Randomness of Large Quantum Systems

Even quantum dice are loaded.<p>As much as we say that things are "random," seldom do phenomena actually live up to that descriptor. In the classical mechanics of our world—composed of macroscale entities built up from large numbers of particles—everything is determined. Everything has a defined …

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