Large predatory fish fossil found near Isisford

The fossil of a large, fast-swimming predatory fish, similar to the modern day Indo-Pacific tarpon, has been found near Isisford, central-western Queensland.

Image: In the Constellation Cassiopeia

(PhysOrg.com) -- Tycho's Supernova, the red circle visible in the upper left part of the image, is SN 1572 is a remnant of a star explosion is named after the astronomer Tycho Brahe, although he was not the only person to ...

Remarkable fossil cave shows how ancient marsupials grew

(PhysOrg.com) -- The discovery of a remarkable 15-million-year-old Australian fossil limestone cave packed with even older animal bones has revealed almost the entire life cycle of a large prehistoric marsupial, from ...

Researchers create sounds of animated things breaking (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A delicate wine glass shatters on the floor. A rock is thrown through a window. A child smashes his piggy bank. Dramatic moments like these in an animated movie or video game or some future virtual reality ...

Stamps generate more returns than bonds and gold

(PhysOrg.com) -- Is stamp collecting only of interest to passionate hobbyists? Far from it. Stamps can be a valuable addition to an investment portfolio, generating average long-term yields of up to 7 percent per year.

Histone modifications control accessibility of DNA

(PhysOrg.com) -- n an advanced online publication in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology scientist from Dirk Schübeler's group from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research provide a genome-wide view of ...

A better way to measure global poverty

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new poverty measure that gives a 'multidimensional' picture of people living in poverty is launched today, which its creators say could help target development resources more effectively.

Google to scan Dutch library collection

Google said Wednesday it is teaming up with the National Library of the Netherlands to scan more than 160,000 of the books in its collection.

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