Under lasers, a feathered dino shows some skin

Under lasers, a feathered dino shows some skin..

Anna Torres 20-Mar, 15:58 12 ScienceNews

What happens when you shoot lasers at a dinosaur fossil? Some chemicals preserved in the fossil glow, providing a nuanced portrait of the...


Genetic switch offers clue to why grasses are survival masters

Genetic switch offers clue to why grasses are survival masters..

Cole Becker 20-Mar, 15:58 13 ScienceNews

Grasses have top-notch border control to conserve water in their leaves. Now, scientists have identified the genetic switch that makes them...


Sperm swimming technique 'all down to simple maths'

Sperm swimming technique 'all down to simple maths'..

Diego Ross 20-Mar, 07:48 16 BBC

How an individual sperm swims, against all the odds, through fluid to reach the fallopian tubes has been revealed - and it's all about...


Fat cells step in to help liver during fasting

Fat cells step in to help liver during fasting..

William Jacobson 17-Mar, 23:30 21 ScienceDaily

How do mammals keep two biologically crucial metabolites in balance during times when they are feeding, sleeping, and fasting? The answer...


Study finds link between sugar signaling, regulation of oil production in plants

Study finds link between sugar signaling, regulation of oil..

Antonio Roberts 17-Mar, 23:30 16 ScienceDaily

Even plants have to live on an energy budget. While they're known for converting solar energy into chemical energy in the form of sugars,...


A king snake’s strength is in its squeeze

A king snake’s strength is in its squeeze..

Sophia Bell 17-Mar, 17:18 54 ScienceNews

It’s not the size of a snake’s muscles that matter, but how it uses them. King snakes can defeat larger snakes in a wrestling match to the...


Black tide

Black tide..

Andrew Martin 17-Mar, 15:04 23 BBC

Fifty years ago, the supertanker SS Torrey Canyon hit rocks off the coast of Cornwall, spilling more than 100,000 tonnes of crude oil into...


Wi-Fi on rays of light: 100 times faster, and never overloaded

Wi-Fi on rays of light: 100 times faster, and never overloaded..

Gavin Perry 17-Mar, 13:48 15 ScienceDaily

Slow wi-fi is a source of irritation that nearly everyone experiences. Wireless devices in the home consume ever more data, and it's only...


Detachable scales turn this gecko into an escape artist

Detachable scales turn this gecko into an escape artist..

Michael Adamson 17-Mar, 13:28 19 ScienceNews

Large, detachable scales make a newly discovered species of gecko a tough catch. When a predator grabs hold, Madagascar’s Geckolepis...


Smartphones may be changing the way we think

Smartphones may be changing the way we think..

Maria Stewart 17-Mar, 13:28 19 ScienceNews

Not too long ago, the internet was stationary. Most often, we’d browse the Web from a desktop computer in our living room or office. If we...


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