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One or more fragments could have gotten detached from comet ISON in the past days, as two wing-shaped features in the comet`s atmosphere suggest.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 13:35
A new research has observed that chimpanzees, who are orphaned, frequently engaged in social play, but their play bouts were much shorter and resulted in aggression more often.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 11:20
Researchers have discovered Neanderthal bone tools which were excavated at two neighboring Paleolithic sites in southwest France.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 10:51
Recent observations of the galactic center have revealed that parts of the in-falling gas cloud, which was detected in 2011, have already swung past the black hole at the heart of our Milky Way.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 10:47
NASA`s Fermi space telescope has updated its catalogue of the Universe`s most violent neighbourhoods, listing the sources of the highest-energy gamma rays ever observed.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 14:21
Researchers conducted the most expensive and most elaborate computer simulations so far to study the formation of neutron stars at the center of collapsing stars with unprecedented accuracy.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 14:40
For most animal species, moving objects play a major role in the processing of sensory impressions in the brain, as they often signal the presence of a welcome prey or an imminent threat.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 08:57
Some 7,000 light years away, Einstein`s theory of general relativity has stood up to its most intense test yet, scientists said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 14:46
Chimpanzees are aware that trees of certain species produce fruit simultaneously and use this botanical knowledge during their daily search for fruit, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013, 16:25
German scientists have completed the first high-quality sequencing of a Neanderthal genome, and made it freely available online to the scientific community.
Last Updated: Friday, January 25, 2013, 13:24
Scientists have discovered that in chimpanzees love hormone oxytocin plays a key role in maintaining social relations with both kin and strangers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 23, 2013, 09:04
DNA analysis has found that ancient humans living some 40,000 years ago in the area near Beijing were likely related to many present-day Asians and Native Americans.
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