New test may improve pancreatic cancer diagnoses

New test may improve pancreatic cancer diagnoses..

David Brooks 24-May, 19:49 30 ScienceNews

Pancreatic cancer is hard to detect early, when the disease is most amenable to treatment. But a new study describes a blood test that may...


Schiaparelli: Crashed lander was ill-prepared for Mars

Schiaparelli: Crashed lander was ill-prepared for Mars..

Lily Evans 24-May, 13:40 17 BBC

The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars. That's the conclusion of...


The Zika epidemic began long before anyone noticed

The Zika epidemic began long before anyone noticed..

Emily Kelly 24-May, 13:08 15 ScienceNews

The Zika virus probably arrived in the Western Hemisphere from somewhere in the Pacific more than a year before it was detected, a new...


Flamingo balancing act saves energy

Flamingo balancing act saves energy..

Maria Stewart 23-May, 21:32 24 BBC

Flamingos expend less energy standing on one leg than in a two-legged stance, scientists have confirmed. It may be their signature pose,...


How a flamingo balances on one leg

How a flamingo balances on one leg..

23-May, 20:02 19 ScienceNews

A question flamingo researchers get asked all the time — why the birds stand on one leg — may need rethinking. The bigger puzzle may be why...


Tool sharpens focus on Stone Age networking in the Middle East

Tool sharpens focus on Stone Age networking in the Middle East..

William Jacobson 23-May, 08:08 21 ScienceNews

A stone tool found in Syria more than 80 years ago has sharpened scientists’ understanding of Stone Age networking. Small enough to fit in...


The DNA detective

The DNA detective..

Cole Becker 23-May, 06:48 11 BBC

A man left abandoned as a baby in a cinema toilet 61 years ago has tracked down his siblings with the help of a so-called "DNA detective"....


Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test

Frozen 'space sperm' passes fertility test..

Mia Mason 23-May, 05:24 24 BBC

Healthy baby mice have been born using freeze-dried sperm stored in the near-weightless environment of space. The Japanese team behind the...


Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance

Lean-burn physiology gives Sherpas peak-performance..

22-May, 16:49 25 BBC

Nepalese Sherpas have a physiology that uses oxygen more efficiently than those used to the atmosphere at sea level. This is the finding...


European fossils may belong to earliest known hominid

European fossils may belong to earliest known hominid..

Ella Flores 22-May, 15:48 27 ScienceNews

Europe, not Africa, might have spawned the first members of the human evolutionary family around 7 million years ago, researchers say....


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Syria war: Air strike near Raqqa 'kills 16 civilians'..

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Nevada biologist sues bear activists for defamation

Nevada biologist sues bear activists for defamation..

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A longtime Nevada biologist is suing bear protection advocates at Lake...