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Researchers solve a mystery surrounding aurora borealis

Researchers solve a mystery surrounding aurora borealis

The spectacularly colorful aurora borealis — or northern lights — that fills the sky in high-latitude regions has fascinated people for thousands of years....
Research finds high levels of lead in indigenous people in Peruvian Amazonia

Research finds high levels of lead in indigenous people in Peruvian Amazonia

Lead is a toxic metal, and its widespread use has led to significant environmental pollution and public health problems in many parts of the...
Research: Mysterious Ancient Event Nearly Wiped Out Sharks

Research: Mysterious Ancient Event Nearly Wiped Out Sharks

Sharks barely survived a mysterious and previously undiscovered catastrophe 19 million years ago that nearly wiped them off the planet. Researchers behind the new study...
Research: Arctic animal resurrected after 24,000 years frozen in Siberian

Research: Arctic animal resurrected after 24,000 years frozen in Siberian

Bdelloid rotifers are multicellular animals so small you need a microscope to see them. Despite their size, they're known for being tough, capable of...
Researchers discover new ‘chocolate frog’ in swamp in New Guinea

Researchers discover new ‘chocolate frog’ in swamp in New Guinea

A potentially new species of tree frog has been discovered in New Guinea, and for starters, it’s not the typical green of its relatives....
Researchers track veil of toxic metals carried in Kīlauea’s gas plumes, revealing hidden dangers of volcanic pollution

Researchers track veil of toxic metals carried in Kīlauea’s gas plumes, revealing hidden dangers...

A team of volcanologists who observed the colossal 2018 eruption of Kīlauea, Hawai’i, have tracked how potentially toxic metals carried in its gas plumes...
Research: Dive bombing Killer flies are so fast they lose steering control

Research: Dive bombing Killer flies are so fast they lose steering control

Killer flies can reach accelerations of over 3g when aerial diving to catch their prey – but at such high speeds they often miss...
Research: How do clownfish earn their stripes?

Research: How do clownfish earn their stripes?

Charismatic clownfish, the coral reef fish made famous by the film Finding Nemo, are instantly recognizable by their white stripes. These stripes, which scientists...
Recherchers recognise intruders in noise

Recherchers recognise intruders in noise

A team of scientists from MIPT and Kazan National Research Technical University named after A. N. Tupolev is developing a mathematical apparatus that could...
Scientists Discover Peaceful Turtle Playground in the Sargasso Sea

Scientists Discover Peaceful Turtle Playground in the Sargasso Sea

New study indicates that the legendary Sargasso Sea, which includes part of the Bermuda Triangle and has long featured in fiction as a place...

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