Science

Dozens of dinosaur eggs found at construction site in China - 04/24/2015

BEIJING, CHINA- The Chinese city that holds the world record for largest number of dinosaur eggs has added to its collection after dozens more were unearthed at a construction site, state media...

Scary times for Europe's comet-chaser Rosetta - 04/05/2015

PARIS, FRANCE, Pascale Mollard- Europe's pioneering probe Rosetta battled breakdowns with navigation and communication with Earth after it ran into blasts of dust and gas from the comet it is...

Child poverty impacts brain development: study - 03/31/2015

PARIS, FRANCE- Children of richer, better-educated parents have bigger brains and more cognitive skills than their less-fortunate peers, but social help and teaching can help to overcome the...

Thousands gather to watch France's 'tide of the century' - 03/22/2015

LE MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, FRANCE- Some 10,000 people gathered at Mont Saint-Michel in northern France on Friday to watch what has been billed as "the high tide of the century" wash around the picturesque...

DNA sleuths trace slave bones to Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana - 03/10/2015

MIAMI, UNITED STATES- Using a new approach to DNA analysis, the 17th century bones of three African slaves have been traced to their countries of origin for the first time, researchers said Monday....

'Extinct' Myanmar bird rediscovered after 73 years - 03/07/2015

YANGON, MYANMAR- A bird that was long thought to have gone extinct has been rediscovered in Myanmar after a team of scientists used a recording of its distinctive call to track it down. The Jerdon's...

Men more narcissistic than women: study - 03/06/2015

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES- Men tend to be more narcissistic than women and as a result are more likely to exploit others, a US study said Thursday after analyzing three decades of data from more than...

Most scientists think they should be active in public debates - 02/16/2015

SAN JOSÉ, UNITED STATES, Jean-Louis Santini- The vast majority of scientists -- 87 percent -- think they should play an active role in debates on public policy, according to a poll of US scientists...

Scientists unravel mystery of snake venom - 02/10/2015

MIAMI, UNITED STATES- Scientists have unraveled the mystery of how the Costa Rican coral snake's venom causes seizures in its victims, a finding that could boost research into schizophrenia, epilepsy...

British botanists find unknown 'warty' orchid species - 02/06/2015

LONDON, UK- British botanists have found a previously unrecorded orchid in the mountains of Cambodia, they said Thursday, ahead of a major orchid show at London's Kew Gardens. The new species was...
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