Scientists discover organism that hasn't evolved in more than 2 billion years
(Phys.org)—An international team of scientists has discovered the greatest absence of evolution ever reported—a type of deep-sea microorganism that appears not to have evolved over more than 2 billion ...
Climatic history study suggests pre-Columbian Mesoamerican society's demise was more complex than just weather
Physicist suggests new experiments could make or break axion as dark matter theory
Researchers find aldehydes in ices meant to simulate interstellar molecular clouds
Peer review could reject breakthrough manuscripts, study shows
Intensive agriculture may have exacerbated drought in ancient Maya city
Researchers use X-ray video of guineafowl walking through poppy seeds to create a 3-D model of how tracks get made
Study shows pre-human ancestors adapted to metabolize ethanol long before humans learned about fermentation
Leaves of ancient carnivorous plants found in Baltic amber
American mastodons made warm Arctic, subarctic temporary home 125,000 years ago
Existing age estimates of American mastodon fossils indicate that these extinct relatives of elephants lived in the Arctic and Subarctic when the area was covered by ice caps—a chronology that is at odds ...
Female termites found to clone themselves via asexual reproduction
Study shows Beijing haze linked directly to gaseous pollutants from traffic, industrial emissions
Research team advances understanding of atomically thin crystal growth
(Phys.org) —UT's College of Engineering has made recent headlines for discoveries that, while atomically small, could impact our modern world.