A DNA research traces the homeland of modern humans to the Makgadikgadi-Okavango wetland. Professor Vanessa Hayes, a geneticist at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research in Australia, said: "It has been clear for some time that anatomically modern humans appeared in Africa roughly 200,000 years ago.” "What has been long debated...
A heavily scarred 1,164-pound great white shark captured in the North Atlantic has researchers pondering a chilling question: What would bite the head of 12-foot-9-inch apex predator? Their best guess is an even bigger shark — a much bigger shark. “It was clear that something had just grabbed his entire head,”...
A hot, molten Earth would be around 5% larger than its solid counterpart. This is the result of a study led by researchers at the University of Bern. The difference between molten and solid rocky planets is important for the search of Earth-like worlds beyond our Solar System and...
Professor Didier Queloz from the University of Cambridge has been jointly awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics along with Professor James Peebles and Professor Michel Mayor for their pioneering advances in physical cosmology, and the discovery of an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star. Queloz is Professor of Physics at...
An expert from the Chinese Academy of Sciences argued that the object seen in the video is likely inanimate, claiming that a reptile wouldn’t brave the middle of the Yangtze. The snake-like creature evidently wasn't shy; this footage was captured at the Three Gorges Dam Scenic Area, a popular tourist...
Scientists have found that the reversal of a person's biological age or epigenetic clock is possible through the administration of a growth hormone and certain diabetes medications. Researchers volunteers in a California study were given a cocktail of three common drugs for one year- a growth hormone and two diabetes...
A never-before-seen extraterrestrial mineral was lurking inside a meteorite found nearly 70 years ago. The meteorite is red and black and deeply scarred from its million-year-plus journey, and certainly looks the part. The mineral it contains has been christened edscottite. The mineral was found after close examination of the Wedderburn...
Some 420 million years ago, 23% of all marine life went extinct. Referred to as Lau/Kozlowskii extinction by scientists, this mass extinction is amongst the ten most dramatic extinctions that the earth has ever faced. Yet for years, scientists didn’t know what lead to it and what implications it...
ESA has been forced to reposition an Earth-observing satellite to avoid a potential collision with a member of SpaceX’s Starlink mega constellation. According to Forbes magazine, the ESA said one of its satellites was forced to avoid a satellite from Elon Musk's Starlink constellation, raising concerns about the impact of...
Social media was lit up early Sunday morning after video was posted online showing a fireball blazing across the skies over Edmonton Saturday evening. A fireball, which according to NASA, is a bright meteor that can be seen over a wide area of land, was caught lighting up the skies...