Sunday, January 21, 2018

Newly-Discovered Prehistoric Giant Shark, A New Link Missing

Scientist discovered the teeth of a previously unknown type of prehistoric giant shark, the newest member of the Otodontidae family. During the Miocene epoch, somewhere around 20 million years ago, a prehistoric...

How Did Life Begin? Dividing Droplets Could Hold the Answer

A collaboration of physicists and biologists in Germany has found a simple mechanism that might have enabled liquid droplets to evolve into living cells in early Earth’s primordial soup....

We Will Witness The Merger Of Two Supermassive Black Holes Within A Decade, Scientists...

We will witness the merger of two supermassive black holes within ten years, scientists claim. Scientists announced in a recent study that humanity will bear witness to one of the most powerful...

Scientists Invented Cooling Material that Works Without Energy

Scientists invented a new cooling material that can work with zero consumption of energy and water Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have created a new material which is capable of...

Think Exercise Is Hard? Try Training Like a Nike Super-Athlete

As part of WIRED’s exclusive look at Breaking2, Nike’s revolutionary attempt to break the two-hour marathon mark, our writer is using the same training regime, apparel, and expertise as...

Arctic Cities Crumble as Climate Change Thaws Permafrost

This story originally appeared on the Guardian and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At first, Yury Scherbakov thought the cracks appearing in a wall he had installed in his two-room flat...

What It Takes to Be an Expert Human Echolocator

Daniel Kish sees more than you might expect, for a blind man. Like many individuals deprived of sight, he relies on his non-visual senses to perceive, map, and navigate...

How Humans Can Force the Machines to Play Fair

Theoretical computer science can be as remote and abstract as pure mathematics, but new research often begins in response to concrete, real-world problems. Such is the case with the...

Study of Killer Whales Explains Menopause

Scientists studied killer whales in order to understand the apparition of menopause Recent studies have discovered one thing that humans and killer whales have in common. The females of both species go...

Researchers Discover Wide Variety of Dinosaur Footmarks in Australia

Paleontologists discovered an array of dinosaur footmarks all over Western Australia Researchers from the University of Queensland and James Cook University uncovered one of the most remarkable findings in paleontology which have...

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