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Part of Rat Brian Reconstructed by Supercomputer


An international team of researchers have reported that they had built a reconstruction of a section of a rat brain in a computer.Their study was published in the journal Cell.
12-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

125-Year-Old Wing Provides Insight Into the Evolution of Avian Flight


This study shows that some of the earliest birds from the Late Jurassic were capable of aerodynamic prowess like many present-day birds.
9-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Poisonous Canadian Caterpillar Spotted in Pennsylvania


The white hickory tussock moth caterpillar can cause a nasty rash when touched.
8-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Chances of Life on Mars Boosted with Discovery of Ancient Long-Lasting Lakes


Based on observations made by NASA's Curiosity rover, the climate of Mars was able to sustain large freshwater lakes billions of years ago.
8-Oct-2015 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

First Color Images of Pluto's Atmosphere Shows Earth-like Blue Haze


New Horizons last week, revealed that the haze around Pluto is blue.
8-Oct-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient Beaver-Like Fossil Remaiins Gives Scientists Clues on How Mammals Thrived After the Dinosaurs


Scientists in New Mexico have discovered the remains of an ancient mammal resembling the modern beaver that survived the event that led to the extinction of the dinosaurs.
5-Oct-2015 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fossilized Flea May Hold Ancestor Bacteria of the Black Death


A 20-million-year-old flea preserved in amber harbors the likely ancestor of bacteria that caused one of the world’s deadliest plagues.
29-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Two Hidden Rooms Discovered in Tutankhamun’s Tomb


On Monday, archeologists confirmed that they've found evidence of two hidden chambers behind the western and northern walls of Tutankhamun’s tomb. Could this discovery lead to the burial chamber of Queen Nefertiti?
29-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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