Fat, thin caterpillars are studied

A U.S.-led international team of scientists says there's no obesity epidemic among insects and the researchers believe they now know why.

Oxen feared extinct may never have existed

U.S. scientists say a species of ox discovered in Cambodia in 1937 and hailed as one of the 20th century's most famous finds might never have existed.

Japan urged to end cruel dolphin hunts

An international consortium of scientists is organizing a campaign to halt the annual Japanese dolphin hunts that are said to be extremely cruel.

PASER: A Novel Acceleration Scheme Demonstrated

A group of scientists from the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology has used the Accelerator Test Facility (ATF) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Brookhaven National Laboratory to demonstrate, for the first time, ...

Feminist view of the body

We do not just have bodies; we are bodies. Dutch researcher Silvia Stoller used this proposition from phenomenology as a basis for studying the theories of three influential feminist philosophies. Her study sheds new light ...

Ultrafast star escapes black hole

At last astronomers have a method to accurately measure the speed of stars within a galaxy containing a black hole. Dutch researcher Alessia Gualandris developed the algorithm for this in cooperation with the Astronomical ...

Short-Term Ocean Cooling Suggests Global Warming 'Speed Bump'

The average temperature of the water near the top of the Earth's oceans has significantly cooled since 2003. New research suggests global warming trends are not always steady in their effects on ocean temperatures.

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