Monsanto And Other Bio Crop Engineers Win World Food Prize Despite Controversy
The decision to give the global food supply award to genetic modifiers marks a controversial and historic first.
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Alaska Heat Wave: Are Record-Shattering Temperatures Another Sign Of 'Arctic Amplification'?
High temperature records are falling across Alaska, bringing the threat of wildfires.
Published: 3 hours, 25 minutes ago
Ancient Toilet Still Contains Crusaders' Feces, Shows Parasites Plagued 12th Century Castle Residents [PHOTOS]
An medieval toilet in Cyprus filled with 800-year-old feces has shed light on parasites that plagued Crusaders in the 12th century.
Published: 3 hours, 50 minutes ago
Oxygen On Mars, 4 Billion Years Ago: Geological Puzzle Gives Clues To Ancient Atmosphere
Differences between Martian surface rocks and younger Mars-derived meteorites point towards an oxygen-rich atmosphere about 4 billion years ago.
Published: 5 hours, 29 minutes ago
Researchers Discover Secret To Naked Moles Rats Resistance To Cancer
Naked mole rats have been observed to be cancer resistant and new research has discovered the chemical responsible for this trait.
Published: 5 hours, 35 minutes ago
Mars Atmosphere Rich in Oxygen 4,000 Million Years Ago
Red planet had oxygen-rich atmosphere 1,500 million years before Earth, say Oxford scientists.
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What Memories Look Like Inside the Brain
Scientists use probe to find out what memories look like.
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Supernova 2011fe is Remarkably Normal, Becomes Standard For Future Research
Supernova 2011fe will be the star explosion all other supernovae are compared to due to the sheer volume of data collected by researchers.
Published: 7 hours, 24 minutes ago
Super-Fast Venus Winds Speed Up, Acceleration Baffle Astronomers [PHOTOS]
The winds of Venus are known to be traveling at a fast speed but have sped up in the last six years and astronomers have no explanation for the acceleration.
Published: 9 hours, 46 minutes ago
Australian Govt Blamed for Inaction to Protect Great Barrier Reef
Australia has been put 'on notice' by the World Heritage Committee for jeopardising the Great Barrier Reef by not implementing their recommendations to preserve the global treasure.
Published: 10 hours, 10 minutes ago
3D Printer Creates Battery as Small as Grain of Sand to Power Tiny Robots
Scientists say tiny battery opens up possibilities to miniaturise all devices.
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Bedbug Complaints Decline In NYC: How The Big Apple Is Beating Bloodsuckers Back
The latest data from city officials shows a dip in bedbug complaints for the first time in years.
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Regenerating Limbs And Fingers In Mice, Worms, Salamanders And... One Day, Humans?
New research in mice points to a molecular signaling pathway that appears to play a key role in regeneration.
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PlanetSolar MS Turanor, Largest Fully Sun-Powered Boat, Arrives In NYC As 'Ambassador' For Renewable Energy
A Swiss-made solar-powered boat is docking in New York City until June 20
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NASA Issues Challenge To Discover All Asteroid Threats To Earth And Humanity's Survival
NASA has issued a "Grand Challenge" to identify all potential asteroid threats to Earth.
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Astronomers Discover Up To 280 New Craters On The Moon
Australian astronomers may have uncovered 280 new craters on the Moon using data to create a new "high-resolution" gravity map.
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NASA's Curiosity LEGO Set Coming Soon To A Home Near You [PHOTOS]
NASA's Curiosity was chosen to become an official LEGO product.
Published: 1 day, 9 hours ago
Want to Communicate with Aliens? Send a Message to Space via Lone Signal
In an unprecedented attempt, a group has come together to further human-alien communication by allowing people to send personal messages which will be transmitted into space.
Published: 1 day, 13 hours ago
NASA's Eight New Astronauts Include Four Women, Highest Percentage Of Women Candidates Ever Selected
NASA has selected a new group of eight potential astronauts, half of which are women, the space agency announced on Monday.
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Scientists Plan To Revive Extinct Galapagos Tortoise Species, 'Lonesome Gorge' Genes Found [PHOTO]
Two species of giant Galapagos tortoises believed to be extinct might be resurrected thanks to new genetic research findings.
Published: 1 day, 23 hours ago