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Oumuamua 2.0? It Looks Like There’s a New Interstellar Object Passing Through the Solar System. Astronomers think the object they’ve labeled C/2019 Q4 – discovered August 30 – came from a place far, far away. If confirmed, it’s only the...
The world’s oldest chelicerate, a group of predatory animals including horseshoe crabs, scorpions, and spiders, has been discovered in the Burgess Shale, located in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia. Dubbed Mollisonia plenovenatrix, paleontologists believe the fossil to be...
It’s something that happens only once every couple of decades: a full moon on Friday the 13th. What makes this one particularly special, however, is that it will be smaller than the average full moon, a whole 14 percent...
For the first time, researchers have found a planet outside of our solar system that has water on it. Located just a short 110 light-year trip from Earth — for context, Mars is just eight light minutes away from us...
Most people have experienced the hair-raising effect of rubbing a balloon on their head or the subtle spark caused by dragging socked feet across the carpet. Although these experiences are common, a detailed understanding of how they occur...
Coasts, oceans, ecosystems, weather and human health all face impacts from climate change, and now valuable soils may also be affected. Climate change may reduce the ability of soils to absorb water in many parts of the world, according...
Ventrix, a University of California San Diego spin-off company, has successfully conducted a first-in-human, FDA-approved Phase 1 clinical trial of an injectable hydrogel that aims to repair damage and restore cardiac function in heart failure patients who previously...
A USC scientist and colleagues have identified a new species of giant flying reptile that once soared over what is now North America. Palaeontologists had assumed that it belonged to the species Quetzalcoatlus, which was discovered in Texas, US. However, after...
Scientists have greatly extended the amount of time human livers can be stored for transplantation by modifying a previous protocol to extend the viability of rat livers. Previously, human livers were only viable for an average of nine...
Many people struggle to keep their weight in check as they get older. Now new research at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden has uncovered why that is: Lipid turnover in the fat tissue decreases during ageing and makes it...

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