Earth Has a 27.5-Million-Year ‘Heartbeat’, But We Have No Idea What Causes It

In the last 260 million years, dinosaurs came and went, Pangea split into the continents and…

“Chance of Impact 100%” – Fifth Asteroid Ever Discovered Before Impact

Most asteroids that have impacted Earth were discovered many years, often many millions of years, after…

We Finally Have a Genetic Link Between Ovarian Cancer And This Common Disorder

Scientists have found a genetic link and a potentially causal relationship between endometriosis and some types…

Researcher uses 379-year-old algorithm to crack crypto keys found in the wild

It takes only a second to crack the handful of weak keys. Are there more out…

A Dead Rocket Just Crashed Into the Moon, and Scientists Are Thrilled

The impact likely obliterated the chunk of space junk in a white hot explosion. Read more…

How artificial intelligence can help us figure out how life began

How inanimate molecules first arranged themselves into life is one of the great mysteries. The answer…

Room-Temperature Superconductivity Achieved for the First Time

Physicists have reached a long-sought goal. The catch is that their room-temperature superconductor requires crushing pressures…

Webb Telescope reaches major milestone: All its light is in one place

A single dot means we’re nearly halfway through focusing the telescope. Read more at Ars Technica…

Tick survives 27 years in researcher’s lab, 8 years without food

One female also managed to store sperm for at least four years and then successfully reproduce…

A Forgotten Continent From 40 Million Years Ago May Have Just Been Rediscovered

A low-lying continent that existed some 40 million years ago and was home to exotic fauna…

Breaking Cosmology: Too Many Disk Galaxies – “A Significant Discrepancy Between Prediction and Reality”

A study by the University of Bonn: Observations fit poorly with the Standard Model of Cosmology.…

Newfound variant of HIV progresses to AIDS faster and may be more transmissible

Available treatments work equally well against the variant. Read more at livescience.com…