COVID-19 and pets: What you need to know

If you have furry family members, you probably have a lot of questions about how to keep them safe during this frightening global COVID-19...

Scientists discover new species of dinosaur on Isle of Wight

A new study suggests four bones recently found on the Isle of Wight belong to new species of theropod dinosaur, the group that includes...

This young exoplanet challenges planet formation theories

New observations reveal a young exoplanet, orbiting a young star in the Hyades cluster, that is unusually dense for its size and age. Weighing in...

New study reveals the world’s richest island for plants: New Guinea

Imagine if there were, say, 600 species of giraffes: some the size of a shrew, some three stories tall, some with purple spots. Of course,...

Scientists take the ultimate Earth selfie

Consider it Earth's ultimate mirror selfie. In a new study, a team led by astrophysicist Allison Youngblood at the University of Colorado Boulder set out...

How pollution can affect brain health

In two new studies, researchers found how fine particle pollution—the tiny, inhalable pollutants from cars and power plants—impacts our brains. The first study found that...

These dogs are trained to sniff out the COVID-19 virus. Most have a 100%...

What does a pandemic smell like? If dogs could talk, they might be able to tell us. We’re part of an international research team, led...

Scientists discover the first case of bone cancer in dinosaur

A recent study led by the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and McMaster University has led to the discovery and diagnosis of an aggressive malignant...

Will the United States have a new state?

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...

Why the Earth cooled suddenly about 13,000 years ago

Ancient sediment found in a central Texas cave appears to solve the mystery of why the Earth cooled suddenly about 13,000 years ago, according...

New findings to support the classic dinosaur family tree

The classic dinosaur family tree has two subdivisions of early dinosaurs at its base: the Ornithischians, or bird-hipped dinosaurs, and the Saurischians, or lizard-hipped...

COVID-19 dogs could sniff out cases in near future

University of Adelaide researchers are working with international partners to train sniffer dogs to detect COVID-19 infection. It is hoped the first COVID-19 detection dogs...

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Will the United States have a new state?

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...
This houseplant can keep your home air fresh and healthy

This houseplant can keep your home air fresh and healthy

Fresh home air is very important for our health, but it is not easy to keep the air clean all the time. In a recent...

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...