- 10/9/8 19:50
Unusual feature could be a link to birds
Unusual feature could be a link to birds
Palaeontologists uncover a new dinosaur with what may be the earliest evidence of feathers.
Veterinary teams worked through the night to save the one of two Siberian tiger cubs born unexpectedly Tuesday at the Calgary Zoo after its littermate died shortly after birth.
The company that recently installed the world's largest tidal turbine off the coast of Scotland wants to test the same machine in the Bay of Fundy off Nova Scotia.
LiveScience.com - A hunchback dinosaur of sorts once roamed what is now central Spain. The meat-eating beast sported a humplike structure low on its back, a feature never previously described in dinosaurs, and one that has scientists scratching their heads.
Google is launching a new search function, called Instant, that predicts and displays what is being looked for before the user has finished typing.
An Ottawa company is hoping its clickable video technology will help consumers shop while they watch the latest fashions.
AP - The weird world of dinosaurs has just gotten a tad more bizarre. Scientists found a nearly complete fossil of a new dinosaur that sports a noticeable hump, maybe as possible advertising.
AP - The turtle rescue effort at NASA's Kennedy Space Center is winding down.
The remains of this large carnivorous dinosaur reveals evidence for some of the world's first feathers.
Concavenator corcovatus found in Spain shows signs of flight feather appendagesMeet the humpback dinosaur. The previously unknown Concavenator corcovatus was a meat eater that lived in the Lower Cretaceous 130m years ago and died in what is now in Las Hoyas, Spain.The details of the fossil, reported today in Nature, paint a picture of a six-metre-long theropod, a family of dinosaurs previously...
SPACE.com - NASA's plan to move the space shuttle Discovery out of its hangar in preparation for its final voyage has been delayed at least a day because of a water main break at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The area in which LED's will best replace compact fluorescent bulbs, an executive suggests, is in directional lighting....
Reuters - The U.S. National Institutes of Health said on Tuesday it would use $10 million from BP to start a multiyear study to look at the potential health effects from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The legs, arms and severed torso of a person were all found inside the stomach of a tiger shark caught by sport fishermen.
SPACE.com - The wispy arms of a spiral galaxy similar to our own Milky Way can be seen in striking detail in a new image from the European Southern Observatory.
What causes stones to sail in the hottest place in North America? New evidence suggests the mysterious rocks "float" on winter ice. - - - -...
The American College of Physicians (ACP) today released a new position paper that provides ethical guidance for using incentives to promote personal responsibility for health.
Researchers in Cedars-Sinai's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences have reported people who undergo massage experience measureable changes in their body's immune and endocrine response.
An international study has discovered the reason why some people who eat a high-fat diet remain slim, yet others pile on the weight.
Mycoplasmas regularly change their surface proteins to confuse the immune systems of the humans and animals they invade. Recent work in the group of Renate Rosengarten and Rohini Chopra-Dewasthaly at the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna has revealed surprising new details of the way they do so and at the same time raised important evolutionary questions. The results are published as the...
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have developed new software that greatly improves the speed at which scientists can analyze RNA sequencing data. RNA sequencing is used to compare differences in gene expression to identify those genes that switched on or off when, for instance, a particular disease is present. However, sequencing instruments can produce billions...
In groups with high rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), such as the survivors of the Nazi Death Camps, the adjustment problems of their children, the so-called "Second Generation", have received attention by researchers. Studies suggested that some symptoms or personality traits associated with PTSD may be more common in the Second Generation than the general population. It has been...
Simply teaching people the facts about how to protect themselves from HIV may not be enough to prevent the spread of AIDS in Africa, a new study suggests.