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Yellowstone scientists’ fears exposed as earthquake hits region: ‘Can’t stop an eruption'

ByThe Yellowstone National Park was struck by a “very shallow” magnitude 3.1 earthquake on Wednesday, which was said to have been “felt by many”...

Scientists Figured Out How Much Exercise You Need to 'Offset' a Day of Sitting

ByDavid Nield We know that spending hour after hour sitting down isn't good for us, but just how much exercise is needed to counteract the...

Scientists Are Sharing Memories of The Iconic Arecibo Telescope, And It's Emotional

ByClare Watson The mighty Arecibo telescope will be closed forever, the US National Science Foundation has decided. But the radio telescope which brought us confirmation of...

NASA news: Hubble detected flash so bright scientists struggled to explain it – 'Amazing'

ByThis is because these cores are so dense, just a spoonful of their material would weigh billions of tons on Earth. Astronomers also expect short...

Athletes ‘In The Zone’ Inhabit 2 Different Psychological States, Scientists Say

ByChristian Swann & Scott Goddard, The ConversationWe often hear about people being "in the zone" when they have excelled, be it at sport, playing...

Think You're Good at Recognizing Faces? Scientists Want You to Try This Test

ByJacinta Bowler Telling faces apart has been an important social skill in the evolution of our species. But our ability to recognise faces actually varies much...

For The First Time Ever, Scientists Have Created Diamonds in The Lab Without Heat

ByDougal McCulloch & Jodie Bradby, The Conversation In nature, diamonds form deep in the Earth over billions of years. This process requires environments with exceptionally...

In a First, Scientists Say They've Partially Reversed a Cellular Aging Process in Humans

ByMike McRae Every time a cell inside your body replicates, a slither of your youth crumbles to dust. This occurs via the shortening of telomeres, structures...

Finally, Scientists Have Developed an Objective Way to Measure Tinnitus

ByCarly Cassella Some experiences in life are hard to describe, but that doesn't make them any less real. Around the world up to 20 percent...

One of the best places to look for life in the solar system is erupting with water: scientists don't know why

By Chris Ciaccia One of the best spots to look for life, NASA is slated to explore Jupiter's moon Europa in the next 10 years. A new study, however, notes the...

Asteroid Apophis: Scientists meet to discuss potential 2068 collision

ByLast month, an astronomer from the University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy (IfA) revealed that he 370-metre wide asteroid could still hit Earth. Scientists...

Scientists Discover Exotic New Mineral Forged in The Furnace of a Russian Volcano

ByPeter Dockrill Volcanoes rank among the most destructive and awe-inspiring phenomena on the planet. But these fiery fissures do much more than just destroy. They...

Rapid COVID-19 Antibody Test Is Not as Accurate as We Were Told, Scientists Warn

ByPeter Dockrill A rapid finger-prick test designed to show whether a person has previously been infected with SARS-CoV-2 is significantly less accurate than earlier research...

Asteroid Apophis Has a Slim Chance of Hitting Us in 2068. Scientists Are Making Plans

ByJacinta Bowler It's comforting to imagine that with both space- and Earth-based telescopes trained on the cosmos, we'd be able to spot any hazardously sized...

Mysterious 'Dark River' May Flow For 1,000 Kilometres Below Greenland, Scientists Say

ByPeter Dockrill A giant underground river fed by melting ice could be running in a state of perpetual darkness far below the surface of Greenland,...

Computer Scientists Achieve the ‘Crown Jewel’ of Cryptography

ByErica Klarreich In 2018, Aayush Jain, a graduate student at the University of California, Los Angeles, traveled to Japan to give a talk about a...

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Does J.J. Watt want to leave the Texans? 'I'm not looking to rebuild' as contract nears end

BySporting News J.J. Watt has played for the Texans, and only the Texans, for so long that seeing him in a different NFL uniform would...

New Jersey’s American Dream Mall Is Still Waiting to Fully Open

BySapna Maheshwari and Michael CorkeryWhen the American Dream mall, a massive shopping and entertainment complex next to MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., finally...

Supreme Court ruling doesn’t have 'any practical effect,' Cuomo says

ByBill MahoneyAndrew Cuomo. | Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP/Darren McGeeALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is downplaying the significance...

‘Friends’ Star Matthew Perry, 51, Is Engaged To GF Molly Hurwitz After 2 Years Of Dating

ByJason Brow Is there an episode called ‘The One Where Matthew Perry Gets Engaged?’ There is now, because the ‘Friends’ actor just popped the question...