50 years ago, continental drift began to gain acceptance

50 years ago, continental drift began to gain acceptance..

Maria Stewart 20-Apr, 10:32 19 ScienceNews

Drifting theories shake up geology Continental drift, a theory often considered amusing but rarely important, seems about to become the...


Plot twist in methane mystery blames chemistry, not emissions, for recent rise

Plot twist in methane mystery blames chemistry, not emissions,..

Emily Kelly 20-Apr, 08:16 25 ScienceNews

A recent upsurge in planet-warming methane may not be caused by increasing emissions, as previously thought, but by methane lingering...


Unknown ancient reptile roamed the Pyrenees mountains

Unknown ancient reptile roamed the Pyrenees mountains..

Tyler Holmes 20-Apr, 05:24 26 BBC

The fossilised footprints of a mysterious reptile that lived about 250 million years ago has been identified in fossils from the Pyrenees...


'Perfect storm' threatens Europe's salamanders

'Perfect storm' threatens Europe's salamanders..

Anna Torres 20-Apr, 04:48 29 BBC

Urgent action is needed to protect wild salamanders in Europe from a deadly infection, say scientists. The disease may end up wiping out...


Sentinel satellites to monitor every volcano

Sentinel satellites to monitor every volcano..

William Jacobson 19-Apr, 18:00 34 BBC

A UK-led team of scientists is rolling out a project to monitor every land volcano on Earth from space. Two satellites will routinely map...


'Gibraltar-sized' space rock passes Earth

'Gibraltar-sized' space rock passes Earth..

Lily Evans 19-Apr, 14:48 27 BBC

A large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has passed safely by Earth. The object, measured to be almost a kilometre wide, came...


Brain gains seen in elderly mice injected with human umbilical cord plasma

Brain gains seen in elderly mice injected with human umbilical..

Ella Flores 19-Apr, 13:48 24 ScienceNews

Plasma taken from human umbilical cords can rejuvenate old mice’s brains and improve their memories, a new study suggests. The results,...


Venomous fish have evolved many ways to inflict pain

Venomous fish have evolved many ways to inflict pain..

Ella Flores 19-Apr, 13:00 19 ScienceNews

Biologist Leo Smith held an unusual job while an undergraduate student in San Diego. Twice a year, he tagged along on a chartered boat with...


Physicists observe 'negative mass'

Physicists observe 'negative mass'..

Wyatt Waller 19-Apr, 09:56 20 BBC

Physicists have created a fluid with "negative mass", which accelerates backwards when pushed. In the everyday world, when an object is...


Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?

Is Komodo dragon blood the key to new antibiotics?..

Gavin Perry 19-Apr, 02:16 28 BBC

Komodo dragon blood contains an important compound which scientists think could offer a new treatment for infected wounds. The reptile's...


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