Barack Obama signs US CSLCA to legalize asteroid mining

So far, we haven’t heard of any space miner plucking valuable minerals form an asteroid or any other celestial body. However, if anyone wishes...

Scientists solve earth’s water existence mystery

As it turns out, a new study indicates that Earth had water on it just 14 million years after the start of the solar...

Scientists discovers 30 new fly species in LA (+video)

In the past few years, we have seen scientists discover numerous new animal species in the country’s urban areas. The urban ecosystems are known...

Study holds climate change responsible for major Ice Age extinctions

Sudden warming, which is significantly similar to the rapid manmade climate change the planet experiences nowadays, is the main factor responsible for the extinction...

Chimpanzees can cook too: Study

A group of scientists representing Yale and Harvard have found that chimpanzees possess the cognitive ability to cook. However, for showcasing this ability the...

Self driving cabs can dramatically reduce auto emissions, study says

One of the most prominent benefits offered by self-driving or driverless vehicles is safety. Statistics suggest that a large share of the car accidents...

Almost 50 percentage of psychology studies published failed reproducibility test

An international team repeated 100 different experiments published in popular psychology journals and discovered that only 36% of those studies could be replicated. The...

IUD and implant counseling DRAMATICALLY reduces accidental pregnancy

A recently conducted study has revealed that young women undergoing counseling about long term contraception might have fewer accidental pregnancies. Studies conducted over the...

Pioneering leprosy scientist Thomas Rea dies at 86

Dr Thomas Herald Rea, a dermatologist who specialised in research and treatments for leprosy, died on Feb 7th. In news only just released to...

Newly discovered fossil might end up changing our perception of ape evolution

Pliobates catalonia, a newly discovered primate species, might end up changing our perception of ape evolution completely; at least a study published in the...

Sexual dimorphism in Stegosaurus can be decoded by Armor

It seems that it was a very easy job to tell the male stegosaurus from the females; at least a new study of the...

WhatsApp Voice Calling coming to Windows Phone and iOS after Android

We will soon be able to use WhatsApp voice calling feature on our Windows Phone-based devices. The exact date is yet to be known,...

Asian camel crickets outnumber US population, says researchers

You may have seen quite a few crickets before, but a new study suggests that camel crickets are more common in the US than...

New bird species classified based on its unique song in China

During a recent expedition, researchers have managed to conclude that the elusive bird boasting the tendency of hiding among grassy lands in the mountainous...

US Aquatic life experts worry of invasive turtle from Asia

Two new soft-shell turtles have been found in Boston that are raised for food in the Asian countries. How they landed here is still...

First Genome of Ancient Human from Africa Talks about Complex Migrations

Since a long time, Africa has been termed as the birthplace of the first humans. However, as the climate of the continent is not...

Mountain Gorilla genome sequencing reveals unexpected level of inbreeding

Mountain gorillas, which happen to be our genetic cousins, have been significant part of conservation efforts during the past several decades. However, what’s really...

UN report suggests that world’s pledges for reducing carbon emissions aren’t enough

The coming month will see the city of Paris hosting the climate meeting to find out ways for staving off the disastrous climate change....

NASA’s Fermi detected the first extragalactic gamma-ray pulsar PSR J0540-6919

Researchers have recently spotted the most glowing gamma-ray pulsar ever. The newly spotted ultra-dense stellar core also happens to be the first pulsar of...

25% of cancer patients losing faith in NHS due to late-diagnosis

According to a new study published in the European Journal of Cancer Care, a quarter of cancer patients are rapidly losing their faith in...

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