Archive: 05/28/2010

First horned dinosaur from Mexico

A new species of horned dinosaur unearthed in Mexico has larger horns that any other species - up to 4 feet long - and has given scientists fresh insights into the ancient history of western North America, ...

May 28, 2010
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The epigenetic influence of the father

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) shed light on the highly debated question whether fathers transmit epigenetic information to their offspring. ...

May 28, 2010
4.3 / 5 (12) 1 | with audio podcast

The Polaris Cluster

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Cepheid star is one whose mass and age results in physical conditions that generate periodic oscillations in its photosphere. A Cepheid thus varies regularly in brightness, with a period ...

May 28, 2010
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Europa's Churn Leads to Oxygen Burn

Jupiter’s moon Europa has a salty ocean, and scientists have long wondered if life could be found there. One scientist says Europa also has enough oxygen to support an ocean teeming with life.

May 28, 2010
5 / 5 (22) 12 | with audio podcast