Why Wolves Are Forever Wild, but Dogs Can Be Tamed
Posted on January 17, 2013 at 04:54:34 pm
Dogs and wolves are genetically so similar, it's been difficult for biologists to understand why wolves remain fiercely wild, while dogs can gladly become "man's best friend."
New Robotic Fish Glides Indefinitely
Posted on January 17, 2013 at 07:03:02 am
A high-tech robotic fish hatched at Michigan State University has a new look. A new skill. And a new name
New Nanoscale Coating Won't Get Wet
Posted on January 16, 2013 at 07:16:02 pm
A nanoscale coating that's at least 95 percent air repels the broadest range of liquids of any material in its class, causing them to bounce off the treated surface, according to the University of Michigan engineering researchers
Israel To Open Exhibit On Biblical King Herod
Posted on January 16, 2013 at 09:28:27 am
ISRAEL'S national museum will open what it calls the world's first exhibition devoted to the architectural legacy of biblical King Herod
Neon Lights Up Exploding Stars
Posted on January 15, 2013 at 07:33:01 pm
An international team of nuclear astrophysicists has shed new light on the explosive stellar events known as novae
244 million Years Ago, Monsters Ruled The Seas
Posted on January 14, 2013 at 06:38:21 pm
A fossil skeleton found in central Nevada's desert years ago has been identified as belonging to a 30-foot-long sea monster that ruled beneath the waves 244 million years ago.
What Did Our Ancestors Look Like?
Posted on January 13, 2013 at 10:57:18 pm
A new method of establishing hair and eye colour from modern forensic samples can also be used to identify details from ancient human remains
How Tadpoles Re-Grow Their Tails: Healing Clues
Posted on January 13, 2013 at 10:49:12 pm
Scientists at The University of Manchester have made a surprising finding after studying how tadpoles re-grow their tails which could have big implications for research into human healing and regeneration
First Fossil Bird With Teeth Specialized for Tough Diet
Posted on January 13, 2013 at 08:56:48 am
While living birds have a beak to manipulate their food, their fossil bird ancestors had teeth. Now a new fossil discovery shows some fossil birds evolved teeth adapted for specialized diets.
Archaeologists Unearth More Than 300 Prehistoric Clay Figurines in Greece
Posted on January 12, 2013 at 10:38:53 pm
Archaeologists from the University of Southampton studying a Neolithic archaeological site in central Greece have helped unearth over 300 clay figurines, one of the highest density for such finds in south-eastern Europe