Chernobyl’s Boars: Unraveling the Mystery of Their Persistent Radioactivity

Chernobyl’s wild boars have puzzled scientists for years due to their persistent radioactivity, contrasting with the…

Nature’s Geometry: Unveiling the First Natural Fractal Molecule

In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists have identified the first natural fractal molecule, a microbial enzyme called…

We finally know why humans don’t have tails

Scientists have pinpointed a genetic mutation responsible for the loss of tails in the ancestors of…

New study suggests the Atlantic overturning circulation AMOC “is on tipping course”

A new study published in Science Advances has made a significant contribution to our understanding of…

Origin of life on Earth not a mystery anymore as part of 1.75b years old code cracked

Researchers have uncovered the earliest known evidence of photosynthesis, dating back 1.75 billion years, in microfossils…

A Strange Plastic Rock Has Ominously Invaded 5 Continents

Plastistones, a new type of sedimentary rock composed of plastic and rock, have been discovered on…

Neurons in The Brain Appear to Follow a Distinct Mathematical Pattern

Researchers from the Jülich Research Center and the University of Cologne have discovered a mathematical rule…

A social chemosignaling function for human handshaking

The study explores the concept of chemo-communication through handshaking, suggesting that the act of handshaking can…

Extreme Drop in Oxygen Will One Day Suffocate Most Life on Earth

Scientists predict that Earth’s oxygen-rich atmosphere will revert to a methane-rich, low-oxygen state in about a…

Human Consciousness Could Be a Side Effect of Entropy, Study Suggests

A 2016 study suggests that human consciousness could be a side effect of our brains maximizing…

Paper drinking straws may be harmful and may not be better for the environment than plastic versions, researchers warn

“Eco-friendly” paper drinking straws may contain potentially harmful and long-lasting chemicals known as poly- and perfluoroalkyl…

Tropical rainforests could get too hot for photosynthesis and die if climate crisis continues, scientists warn

Climate change could make tropical rainforests too hot for photosynthesis, leading to their collapse, warns a…

Mathematics Has a Biological Origin, Study Reveals

Arithmetic’s universal truth may have biological roots, according to researchers. The team suggests that the fundamental…

Extending full-plate tectonic models into deep time: Linking the Neoproterozoic and the Phanerozoic

AI summary: The article discusses the importance of plate tectonics in understanding the Earth’s evolution and…

Nuclear bomb fallout chosen to define start of Anthropocene

AI summary: Scientists have chosen a sinkhole lake in Canada to mark the start of the…

Record-breaking Tonga undersea volcano disrupted satellite signals in space

GPT-4: A powerful underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga generated plasma bubbles that disrupted radio communications in…

Surprisingly Few Insects Live in The Ocean, And We May Finally Know Why

GPT-4: Scientists propose that a unique enzyme called multicopper oxidase-2 (MCO2), which helps insects harden their…

Mysterious ‘sea swirls’ off Poland’s coast have a surprising explanation

GPT-4: Mysterious ocean slicks in the Baltic Sea have been identified as tree pollen, specifically from…

Scientists discover enzyme that can turn air into energy, unlocking potential new energy source

GPT-4: Scientists have discovered an enzyme in the bacterium Mycobacterium smegmatis that converts hydrogen into electricity,…

Mass Extinctions May Have Been Driven by the Evolution of Tree Roots

Geologists find parallels between ancient, global-scale extinction events and modern threats to Earth’s oceans. A series…