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Volcanic rocks may trigger massive unseen global warming effects: Study

December 09, 2019 1:20 pm

Greenhouse gas emissions directly from the movement of volcanic rocks can create massive global warming effects -- more than previously believed

How the Big Bang may have happened decoded

November 01, 2019 6:13 pm

The Big Bang theory states that all matter that exists today in the universe sprung forth from a single point in an epic explosion. Scientists have now explained how the mysterious explosion may have taken place around 13.8 billion years ago.

The loudest bird in the world has a song like a pile driver

October 22, 2019 12:40 pm

Barrel-chested and big-mouthed, with a long wattle dangling from the top of its beak, this rainforest bird looks more like a Muppet than an avian Casanova.

Spiders can fly hundreds of miles with the help of the electric fields on Earth

October 01, 2019 6:16 pm

Scientists at the University of Bristol have shown that spiders can sense the electric field of the Earth, and use it for launching themselves into the air.

Scientists discover a mysterious mineral found in Earth's mantle inside a diamond

September 26, 2019 8:39 am

Scientists at the University of Alberta have found a small rock inside a diamond from South Africa's Koffiefontein pipe. This rock contains a unique mineral that has never been found before. It has been named as 'Goldschmidtite'.

Scientists discover brain neurons which remove 'unnecessary' memories

September 24, 2019 8:34 am

Scientists have discovered the neurons in our brain's hypothalamus region, whose inhibition during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is connected to removing the 'unnecessary' memories from the brain, according to a new study.

Scientists to go on year-long expedition to Arctic for understanding climate change

September 23, 2019 12:41 pm

Scientists across 19 countries will go on a year-long expedition to the Arctic for a better understanding of the global climate change.

CIMON, the first AI-powered astronaut assistant returns to Earth after 14 months in ISS

September 03, 2019 3:25 pm

Crew Interactive Mobile CompaniON (CIMON), the first artificial intelligence (AI)-based astronaut assistance system returned to Earth last week after spending 14 months on the International Space Station (ISS).

Scientists create a snake robot that can slither into the brain

September 03, 2019 1:09 pm

Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made a robotic thread designed to crawl through the blood vessels inside the brain.

After 150 years, is it time to turn the iconic periodic table of elements upside down?

August 29, 2019 1:31 pm

The iconic periodic table of elements, devised by Russian chemist Dmitry Mendeleev, is a two-dimensional array of the chemical elements, ordered by atomic number and arranged 18 across by orbitals.

SCIENCE PHOTOS

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landing: Here's everything you need to know

May 28, 2016 11:39 am

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed for the third time on a droneship in the Atlantic ocean. Here's all you need to know.

SCIENCE VIDEOS

NYT ScienceTake: What ducks hear underwater

September 03, 2018 10:06 am

Scientists from the University of Delaware have created a hearing test for ducks. This is an important step. Watch here what they found.

Origin stories: Where the Global Positioning System or GPS came from

July 18, 2018 10:57 am

Can you imagine your smartphone without the GPS? If not, you might want to thank god (or the scientists at MIT) for this day. See more: https://bit.ly/2Ld0BOG