Rock samples record the first day the dinosaurs wiped out

That’s the scenario scientists have hypothesized.

Why people gain weight as they get older?

This could open up new ways to treat obesity.

A new device generates electricity from darkness, the night sky

Using darkness to make something light.

The universe might be 2 billion years younger, study

The universe is looking younger every day, it seems.

The newly discovered comet might be an interstellar visitor

If it is interstellar, it would be only the second such object detected.

MIT engineers have developed the darkest black material to date

MIT engineers have recently came up with a darkest black material to date, that is 10 times blacker than anything that has previously been...


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VISTA unveils a new image of the Large Magellanic Cloud

ESO’s VISTA telescope reveals a remarkable image of the Large Magellanic Cloud, one of our nearest galactic neighbours. VISTA has been surveying this galaxy...

SPOT-RVC: A high-precision instrument for ophthalmologists

EPFL scientists have helped develop a microscopic glass device that doctors could use to inject medicine into retinal veins with unprecedented accuracy. Their instrument meets an important need in eye surgery, delivering exceptional stability and precision.

Hubble Reveals Latest Portrait of Saturn

The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope’s Wide Field Camera 3 observed Saturn on 20 June 2019 as the planet made its closest approach to Earth...

Advanced MRI brain scan analysis may help predict stroke-related dementia

A fully automatic technique that provides an accurate method for assessing brain microstructural damage.

Towering balloon-like features discovered near center of the Milky Way

The result of a phenomenally energetic burst that erupted near the Milky Way’s supermassive black hole a few million years ago.

Scientists detected a chirp of a baby black hole

This ringing does, in fact, predict the black hole's mass and spin.

The enormous black hole at the center of our galaxy appears to be getting hungrier

UCLA astronomers notice brightest light in 24 years of observations.

Measuring a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity

System could help with diagnosing and treating noncommunicative patients.