Saturday, July 21, 2018
Endangered Species Act overhaul (Details)

Endangered Species Act overhaul (Details)

Endangered Species Act overhaul could put Alaska’s polar bears in crosshairs. The Trump administration Thursday announced a set of proposed revisions to the Endangered Species Act to make it easier for developers to navigate the...
Oldest snake fossil Discovered in Forest Amber

Oldest snake fossil Discovered in Forest Amber

Oldest snake fossil Discovered in Forest Amber. Snakes have been slithering through forest for nearly a hundred million years. That's one of the revelations found in Myanmar, where a baby snaked has been discovered trapped...
Mars: 'Ghost dunes' spotted: evidence of alien life?

Mars ‘Ghost dunes’ spotted: evidence of alien life?

Mars 'Ghost dunes' spotted: evidence of alien life?. Newly published research shows that hundreds of depressions on Mars' surface, known as "ghost dunes," could hold evidence of ancient life. The research, published in the Journal of...
Ghost particles source of mysterious cosmic rays

Ghost particles source of mysterious cosmic rays

Ghost particles source of mysterious cosmic rays. Astronomers have traced a high-energy neutrino to its cosmic source for the first time ever, solving a century-old mystery in the process. Neutrinos are nearly massless subatomic particles that...
T cell engineering no viruses: Reprogramming T Cells Without Using Viral Vectors

T cell engineering no viruses: Reprogramming T Cells Without Using Viral Vectors

T cell engineering no viruses: Reprogramming T Cells Without Using Viral Vectors. Scientists from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) said they have come up with a way to modify the genome without the...
Sponge fossil half a billion years in china (Study)

Sponge fossil half a billion years in china (Study)

Sponge fossil half a billion years in china, The creature belongs to an obscure and mysterious group of animals known as the chancelloriids, and scientists are unclear about where they fit in the tree...
Intermediate mass black holes evidence found tearing apart star (Study)

Intermediate mass black holes evidence found tearing apart star (Study)

Intermediate mass black holes evidence found tearing apart star. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found evidence of the existence of an elusive type of black hole. UNH researchers used data from three orbiting...
3 infant planets around a young star, Study

3 infant planets around a young star, Study

3 infant planets around a young star, Study. Two independent teams of astronomers said on June 13, 2018, that they’ve uncovered convincing evidence for three young planets orbiting within a protoplanetary disk – or planet-forming...
Mars building blocks for life (Study)

Mars building blocks for life (Study)

Mars building blocks for life, NASA's flagship Mars rover, Curiosity, has been combing the surface of Mars for signs of life for almost six years. These hints of habitability, called biosignatures, can come in...
Iron-rich rocks Mars: Alien fossils could be hidden in ancient rocks

Iron-rich rocks Mars: Alien fossils could be hidden in ancient rocks

Iron-rich rocks Mars: Alien fossils could be hidden in ancient rocks. These rocks -- which formed in lake beds -- are the best place to seek fossil evidence of life from billions of years ago,...