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New Research: How the dinosaur-killing asteroid affected mammals

New Research: How the dinosaur-killing asteroid affected mammals

The enormous asteroid that struck the Earth 66 million years ago not only wiped out the dinosaurs, but drastically changed the behaviour of mammals. A new research led by UCL and Tel Aviv University’s Steinhardt Museum of Natural History has found that mammals only started being active in the daytime after non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out. A long-standing theory holds ... Read More »

Nibiru: Is Planet 9 real and is it a threat to Earth?

Is Nibiru going to hit the Earth in 2017?

NIBIRU is getting closer to the earth and will cause a polar shift triggering tsunamis and a second ice age, a self-proclaimed Planet X expert has sensationally claimed. Nibiru is on a collision course with the world and will appear in our solar system between November 20 and December 20, doomsayers claim. A raft of sightings have been reported recently ... Read More »

‘Discovery’ in nuclear fusion produced by melting quarks

'Discovery' in nuclear fusion produced by melting quarks

Scientists at Tel Aviv University and the University of Chicago have shown that a huge amount of energy – 10 times that of nuclear fusion – can be produced by melting elementary particles called quarks. The study, considered to be a “breakthrough,” was just published in the journal Nature along with a special editorial on the Israeli findings. The particles ... Read More »

T. rex’s silly-looking arms were built for slashing, says new study

T. rex's silly-looking arms were built for slashing, says new research

The Tyrannosaurus Rex was one of the scariest killers in the history of Planet Earth. But its fearsome image was undermined a little by the ridiculousness of its puny arms, which were among the smallest of all dinosaurs when considered proportionally against the size of its body. Now one researchers has claimed the tiny arms were actually “vicious weapons” equipped ... Read More »

A1689B11: The most ancient spiral galaxy confirmed

A1689B11: The most ancient spiral galaxy confirmed

Astronomers have confirmed the age of a spiral galaxy to be 11 billion years old, making it the oldest ever discovered. The most ancient spiral galaxy discovered to date is revealing its secrets to a team of astronomers at Swinburne University of Technology and The Australian National University (ANU), part of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in All ... Read More »

New Mars 2020 rover will include twenty-three cameras

New Mars 2020 rover will include twenty-three cameras (Photo)

NASA’s newest Mars rover will be kitted out with 23 ‘eyes’ to capture more detailed 3D and color images of the Red Planet than ever before. “Camera technology keeps improving,” says Justin Maki of JPL, Mars 2020’s imaging scientist and deputy principal investigator of the Mastcam-Z instrument, in a press statement. “Each successive mission is able to utilize these improvements, ... Read More »

Male mammoths were good at falling in holes, says new research

Male mammoths were good at falling in holes, says new research

Male mammoths — much like male humans — were clumsy galoots who didn’t look where they walking and fell into holes, researchers have established. Scientists led by Love Dalen of the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm set out to determine the gender of 98 sets of mammoth remains collected from various parts of Siberia. Unexpectedly, they found that ... Read More »

Bees can be left or right-handed like humans, says new research

Bees can be left or right-handed like humans, says new study

Scientists at The University of Queensland’s Queensland Brain Institute have discovered that bees can have a preference for left or right – influencing their decisions while they navigate obstacles in flight. Professor Mandyam (Srini) Srinivasan said the study showed that honeybees displayed handedness that varied from individual to individual. “Unlike humans, who are mostly right-handed, some bees display a strong ... Read More »

Scientists discover belt of dust surrounding nearest star

Scientists discover belt of dust surrounding nearest star

Scientists have detected at least one cold dust belt surrounding the closest star to the Sun, Proxima Centauri. The presence of such a feature suggests there might be more than one planet orbiting Proxima. Proxima Centauri is the closest star to the Sun. It is a faint red dwarf lying just four light-years away in the southern constellation of Centaurus ... Read More »

Research reveals women more likely to file for divorce than men

Research reveals women more likely to file for divorce than men

When it comes to marriage, men are more likely to experience tension that builds over time, starting out low and increasing with the years – but, women are more likely to pull the plug. The research, which followed 355 couples over the course of 16 years, found that while wives’ and husbands’ marital tension increased over time, husbands’ tensions increased ... Read More »