Recent Science Articles


Pig-human hybrids: The most recent case was reported day before yesterday (Jan. 5, 2016) in Cuba. Find out more…

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Baldness cure?
A Columbia University study says enzyme block triggered hair growth. Read more …

tidal wave

800-foot wave
Scientists have found evidence that a massive tidal wave struck the Cape Verde island of Santiago. Read more …


Aspirin prevents cancer?
A new large-scale study shows that aspirin doubles the survival rate in patients with gastrointestinal cancer. Read more …

New study: 10-fold increase in renewables feasible
A new Harvard study says the nation's supply of wind and solar power could be increased tenfold without additional storage. Read more …

Don't want a cold? Keep sleeping!
New study shows that getting enough sleep does prevent colds. Read more …

Galapagos Tortoise Hatchling

Galapagos Tortoise Hatchlings
Baby tortoises found on Galapagos island for first time in 100 years! Read more …

Palau's reefs: Resistant to acid water
Marine scientists working on the coral reefs of Palau have made two unexpected discoveries that could provide insight into corals' resistance and resilience to ocean acidification. Read more…

Charcoal from forest fires: Big factor in marine carbon cycle New research shows that charcoal from forest fires is being dumped in vast quantities into the world's oceans. Read more …

Herpetocetus: Dwarf whale survived well into Ice Age
Herpetocetus, a baleen whale that was thought to have gone extinct 3,000,000 years ago, actually survived into the Pleistocene. Read more …

Liaoconodon hui: New transitional mammal found in China
Liaoconodon hui, a newly described fossil mammal, has middle ear anatomy intermediate between that of reptiles and mammals. Full article >>

Belief in global warming: Changing with the weather
A new study says Americans' willingness to believe in long-term global warming depends on short-term weather events that manage to make the news. Read more …

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Deep-sea life: Threatened by global warming

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