As concrete deteriorates over time, even the smallest cracks can pose a major threat to the stability of a structure. A team of biologists and materials scientists led by Jing Luo of Rutgers University in New Jersey, US, has demonstrated that serious problems caused by cracks in concrete can be...
Argentine scientists are celebrating the discovery of the remains of a giant plesiosaur, a four-finned carnivorous marine reptile that lived in Antarctic waters around 150 million years ago. The ancient four-finned sea monster, with a huge body and a long, winding neck look remarkably like the Loch Ness monster. However,...
Scientists at the Manchester Museum have found out that the Two Brother's mummies at the Museum have different fathers. Like a next-level version of Jeremy Kyle, DNA was extracted from the teeth, and analysis showed that both Nakht-Ankh and Khnum-Nakht have a maternal relationship. The Y chromosome sequences were less...
THE Hubble Space Telescope has captured an image of the most distant single star ever seen. Astronomers have identified a star 9 billion light years from Earth – the farthest individual star ever seen. Usually is it impossible to make out stars at distances greater than around 100 million light years,...
Extraterrestrials, welcome to Nevada. Or should we say, "Welcome back"? Since your last visit to Area 51, we've missed you! The whole country has missed you, which is why the U.S. Defense Department spent $22 million on a program to find you. You've captured our imaginations and our hearts. Nevada...
A DNA analysis of Britain's oldest complete skeleton, also known as "Cheddar Man," revealed that the first modern Britons may not have been pale, as many people may have assumed, but had "dark to black" skin, the Guardian reported. Britain's oldest complete skeleton, known as Cheddar Man, was unearthed more...
A bizarre giant fish has found off a beach in Australia and it has been drawing attention from both locals and internet users. Look, if you were strolling down a lovely Australian beach and suddenly found a festering pile of flesh about as tall as Lebron James and almost 100...
This Mutant Crayfish Can Clone Itself—And It's Starting to Take Over Entire Countries. A species of crayfish thought to have evolved the ability to clone itself when bred in the pet trade has become a serious invasive pest in many parts of the world. For the first time, researchers have...
Aliens wishing you Happy New Year, Green UFO spotted in UK skies. As people in the UK geared up to celebrate New Year's Eve with fireworks and lights, a mysterious green object streaked across the night sky for a few seconds. More than 700 sightings of the green flash of...
Scientists have just discovered a supermassive black hole that existed surprisingly early in the history of the universe, and the puzzling find is shedding new light on when the first stars blinked on. A team of scientists announced their analysis of this quasar J1342+0928 today. The remarkable object originates from...