Friday, July 3, 2020

Research: Galactic ‘wind’ stifling star formation is most distant yet seen —

For the first time, a powerful "wind" of molecules has been detected in a galaxy located 12 billion light-years away. Probing a time...

Research: Major corridor of Silk Road already home to high-mountain herders over 4,000 years...

Using ancient proteins and DNA recovered from tiny pieces of animal bone, archaeologists at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human...
Report: Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too

Report: Neanderthals ate mussels, fish, and seals too

Over 80,000 years ago, Neanderthals were already feeding themselves regularly on mussels, fish and other marine life. The first robust evidence of this has...

Research: New species of stiletto snake capable of sideways strikes discovered in West Africa...

Following a series of recent surveys in north-western Liberia and south-eastern Guinea, an international team of researchers found three stiletto snakes which were...
Researchers regenerate neurons in mice with spinal cord injury and optic nerve damage

Researchers regenerate neurons in mice with spinal cord injury and optic nerve damage

Like power lines in an electrical grid, long wiry projections that grow outward from neurons -- structures known as axons -- form interconnected communication...

Research: NASA’s TESS mission finds its smallest planet yet —

NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered a world between the sizes of Mars and Earth orbiting a bright, cool, nearby star....

NYC mayor appoints McComas to climate change panel (Study)

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed Cornell’s Katherine McComas, Ph.D. ’00, to the...

Research: Bees coordinate strategy for defending colony —

The Brazilian stingless bee Tetragonisca angustula (jataí in Portuguese) deploys a different strategy for defending its nests from other social insect species. In...
Lone Zebra Shark Gives Birth Without Male

Lone Zebra Shark Gives Birth Without Male

A female zebra shark in an Australian aquarium has astounded scientists by producing live offspring asexually, three years after being separated from her long-term...

Research: Effects on offspring of epigenetic inheritance via sperm —

As an organism grows and responds to its environment, genes in its cells are constantly turning on and off, with different patterns of...

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