Tyrannosaurus Rex Bone Proves Jurassic Park Will Never Exist

Tyrannosaurus Rex bone proves Jurassic Park will never exist

Paleontologists at the University of Manchester have definitively proven there will never be a Jurassic Park after re-analyzing collagen from a Tyrannosaurus rex bone discovered more...
The art and science of glassblowing

The art and science of glassblowing

If you've ever tapped a screen to send a tweet, opted for a glass bottled soda because of taste, or drooled over art glass...
High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

High-altitude observatory sheds light on origin of excess anti-matter

A mountaintop observatory in Mexico, built and operated by an international team of scientists, has captured the first wide-angle view of gamma rays emanating...
How Bacterium Survives in Oxygen-Poor Environments

How bacterium survives in oxygen-poor environments

Columbia University biologists have revealed a mechanism by which bacterial cells in crowded, oxygen-deprived environments access oxygen for energy production, ensuring survival of the...
Ancient Easter Island inhabitants had early contact with Native Americans

Ancient Easter Island inhabitants had early contact with Native Americans?

Maybe not. Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile) has long been a source of intrigue and mystery. How did such a small community of people build so...
Our body clocks cause wounds sustained at night to heal more slowly

Our body clocks cause wounds sustained at night to heal more slowly

A new study has discovered how our body clocks cause wounds, such as cuts and burns, to heal approximately 60% faster if the injury...

Meditation and yoga can ‘reverse’ DNA reactions which cause stress

Mind-body interventions (MBIs) such as meditation, yoga and Tai Chi don't simply relax us. They can 'reverse' the molecular reactions in our DNA which cause...
Signs of life on Mars Look for the element vanadium

Signs of life on Mars? Look for the element vanadium

The search for biology on neighbor planet Mars won't play out like a Hollywood movie starring little green men. Rather, many scientists agree if there...
What Is the Computational Power of the Universe

What is the computational power of the universe?

Can a close look at the universe give us solutions to problems too difficult for a computer - even if we built a computer...
Listening for Gravitational Waves Using Pulsars

Listening for gravitational waves using pulsars

One of the most spectacular achievements in physics so far this century has been the observation of gravitational waves, ripples in space-time that result...

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