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Earth-like planets may be common in the universe, a new UCLA study implies. The team of astrophysicists and geochemists presents new evidence that the Earth is not unique. The study was published in the journal Science on Oct....
The brain's neural activity -- long implicated in disorders ranging from dementia to epilepsy -- also plays a role in human aging and life span, according to research led by scientists in the Blavatnik Institute at Harvard Medical...
Earth-like planets are common - meaning the universe could be swarming with life, according to new research was published in the journal Science on Oct. 18. An analysis of rocks orbiting faraway stars found they are remarkably similar to those...
On 18 October, NASA astronauts will carry out the 221st spacewalk from the International Space Station. While the spacewalk itself is a routine affair, both astronauts on the spacewalk are women for the first time in the history of...
An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier humans at least 200,000 years ago, tens of thousands of...
The birthplaces of planets are disks made out of gas and dust. Astronomers study these so-called protoplanetary disks to understand the processes of planet formation. Beautiful images of disks made with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) how...
Scientists from the University of California has retracted a paper they had published in the journal Nature Medicine in which they claimed to have found evidence that the Chinese CRISPR twins might die early. In their retraction, Xinzhu Wei...
NASA has shown off a new generation of spacesuits tailored for future moonwalking astronauts. On Tuesday, NASA unveiled two new spacesuits for the upcoming Artemis mission, scheduled to lift off for the moon in 2024. The modern, capable suits match...
During the final dive of this year’s Nautilus expedition season, our team discovered a whale fall while exploring Davidson Seamount off central California’s coast with researchers from Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. The skeletal remains of the whale lying...
Researchers had been hopeful that requirements for life could have existed on Venus earlier in the solar system's history, before a runaway greenhouse effect caused the planet's atmosphere to become incredibly dense and hot. Previous studies suggested that early Venus...

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