Scientists find 11 fish species that could walk on land

A team of U.S. National Science Foundation-funded scientists has identified at least 11 species of fish suspected to have land-walking abilities. The findings are based...

Scientists find COVID-19 virus jumped between people and mink

In a new study, researchers found examined COVID-19 infections across 16 mink farms in the Netherlands. They found that the virus likely jumped between people...

Scientist find a new mass extinction

It's not often a new mass extinction is identified; after all, such events were so devastating they really stand out in the fossil record. In...

Scientists discover world’s oldest animal sperm in Myanmar amber

Scientists find the world's oldest animal sperm inside a tiny crustacean trapped in amber around 100 million years ago in Myanmar. The research team, led...

Did our early ancestors boil their food in hot springs?

The proximity of hot springs to early settlements have led researchers to wonder if early humans used hot springs as a cooking resource long...

Air pollution contributes to COVID-19 death in US

In a new study, researchers found a link between chronic exposure to hazardous air pollutants (HAPS) and COVID-19 mortality rates. The research was conducted by...

We love our blue jeans, but they have a massive water footprint

The fact that blue jeans typically need only a passing acquaintance with the washing machine has always been a point in their favor. But even...

Many animal species can be vulnerable to COVID-19 infection

In a new study, researchers found humans are not the only species facing a potential threat from SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The...

Scientists reveal the true size of prehistoric giant shark Megalodon

A new study led by the University of Bristol and Swansea University has revealed the size of the legendary giant shark Megalodon, including fins...

This plant compound may kill deadly bacteria

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Scientists identify five types of cat owners

Cat owners fall into five categories in terms of their attitudes to their pets' roaming and hunting, according to a new study. University of Exeter...

Venom from honeybees may kill aggressive breast cancer

In a new study, researchers analyzed the venom from 312 honeybees and bumblebees in Perth Western Australia, Ireland, and England. They tested the effect of...

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If a state is admitted to the Union, the US flag would need to accommodate an extra star. You might have to revise your general...

Scientists discover terrifying epilepsy demon on 2,700-year-old clay tablet

A 2,700-year-old cuneiform tablet from ancient Iraq depicts the demon that the ancient Assyrians thought caused epilepsy. It’s a previously overlooked element of the tablet...
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Scientists discover strange hollow ball-like structures in 80-million-year-old fossils

Scientists from The University of Western Australian and University of Cambridge have made a chance discovery in UK museum collections. They discovered hollow ball-like structures...

The Earth’s moon may be cracking up

Researchers have discovered a system of ridges spread across the nearside of the Moon topped with freshly exposed boulders. The ridges could be evidence of...