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This stunningly beautiful jellyfish was seen during Dive 4 of the 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas expedition while exploring the informally named Enigma Seamount.
Boing Boing
 | Science
May 06, 2016
Brazil, South America
Colorful sea fans, fish, and gigantic sponges found in murky waters. One scientist says the reef has the most amazing animals she’s ever seen on an expedition.
National Geographic
 | Science
April 22, 2016
Australia, Oceania
The spider can sit under water for up to an hour and can kill and eat insects, fish and even cane toads at least three times its size. But apparently (and thankfully) they’re not dangerous to humans.
Mashable
 | Science
March 09, 2016
United Kingdom, Europe
Scientists believe they have discovered a way to steer the immune system to kill cancers.
BBC News
 | Science
March 04, 2016
United Kingdom, Europe
Analysis developed for crime-fighting and disease-tracking points to the artist's identity.
The Economist
 | Science
March 03, 2016
World
Hitler may have only had one ball… but that might not have been all he was lacking in the bedroom department.
PinkNews
 | Science
February 23, 2016
Antarctica
A bed of iron meteorites that may hold clues to how the solar system was formed may be hidden under the Antarctic ice sheet, a new study found.
Tech Times
 | Science
February 19, 2016
World
One hundred years after Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves, scientists have finally spotted these elusive ripples in space-time.
Nature
 | Science
February 11, 2016
Germany, Europe
Angela Merkel to attend test in which team will heat hydrogen until it becomes plasma in bid for clean nuclear power.
The Guardian
 | Science
February 03, 2016
United Kingdom, Europe
The worms are as large as snakes, and they’re considered the largest earthworms ever found in Britain.
Epoch Times
 | Science
January 21, 2016
World
Two controversial new studies suggest the discovery of large objects at the outer reaches of the solar system.
Scientific American
 | Science
December 11, 2015
United States, North America
It's called Q-carbon. Researchers also developed a technique for using Q-carbon to make diamond-related structures at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure in air.
Phys
 | Science
December 02, 2015
World
These microscopic eight-legged creatures are best known for being almost indestructible, now scientists found out that their genome contains an unprecedented proportion of foreign DNA.
Motherboard
 | Science
November 24, 2015
World
Imagine if you could unspool a diamond like a ball of yarn, pulling out microscopic threads of the hardest substances on Earth and 20,000 times thinner than a strand of hair.
Motherboard
 | Science
November 19, 2015
World
Bumblebees, it turns out, are the perfect ideal for connected vehicles - they are social, exchanging information with one another, but then they act on that information independently, with their own goals.
Motherboard
 | Science
November 15, 2015
Canada, North America
The researchers have unlocked a non-invasive way to deliver medication deep into the brain, opening the door to better treatments for brain tumours, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and more.
CTV
 | Science
November 11, 2015
United States, North America
The two chambers appear to be connected in a way that could help explain the sequence of events in the 1980 eruption that blew the lid off Mount St. Helens.
ScienceMag
 | Science
November 06, 2015
Thailand, Asia
Breathtaking dash cam footage has captured the moment a bright blue shooting star streaks across the dark sky turning night into day over Bangkok skyline.
Mirror
 | Science
November 04, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Her super sense of smell could change the way Parkinson's disease is diagnosed.
BBC
 | Science
October 23, 2015
United States, North America
"In the future the material could help Boeing save a lot of weight make planes more fuel efficient." explains Sophia Yang, a HRL Laboratories research scientist.
FossBytes
 | Science
October 14, 2015
World, Canada, Japan, Asia, North America
Two scientists from Canada and Japan have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for opening "a new realm in particle physics". Working far apart, both Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald showed how neutrinos shift identities like chameleons in space.
NPR
 | Science
October 06, 2015
China, Asia
Traditional herbal medicine pharmacist Youyou Tu, has become the 12th woman and China’s first person awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for her work in discovering the malaria drug artemisinin.
PBS
 | Science
October 05, 2015
Solomon Islands, Oceania
The team were filming a piece on biofluorescence in coral and small sharks off the coast of the Solomon Islands, when they stumbled upon a neon glowing sea turtle.
Metro
 | Science
September 29, 2015
United States, North America
Scientists have created what they are calling a "ultrathin invisibility skin cloak for visible light." The cloak has been shown to cover an object and - by manipulating certain wavelengths of light - render it invisible.
Time
 | Science
September 22, 2015
World
This "supertree" was compiled from about 500 previously published phylogenetic trees, and contains all named species - extinct or extant - which amounts to about 2.3 million unique entries.
Motherboard
 | Science
September 21, 2015
Russia, Europe
They also warn that with climate change melting the ground in northern Siberia, there is the potential for a more harmful virus being awakened.
IFL Science
 | Science
September 12, 2015
Spain, Europe
Researchers find that the people of northern Spain and southern France are an amalgam of early Iberian farmers and local hunters.
The Scientist
 | Science
September 12, 2015
Hong Kong, Asia
The colourful interactive online map displays the geographic locations of nearly 15,000 types of ant.
Discovery
 | Science
August 10, 2015
China, Asia
The 500-meter tool will boast a dish the size of 30 football pitches, overtaking Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory.
RT
 | Science
July 26, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
A partially sighted pensioner has had his central vision restored for the first time in nearly a decade after he received a bionic eye.
Yorkshire Post
 | Science
July 26, 2015
Japan, Asia
Move aside HoloLens, the future of display technology is femtosecond plasma-based holograms.
Alphr
 | Science
June 30, 2015
World
Dr Armstrong predicts that in the future, intelligent robots will become smarter and faster than humans, take over the running of countries and have the ability to wipe us out altogether.
Daily Mail
 | Science
June 30, 2015
Guinea, Africa
They have shown an understanding of language and a sense of fairness, and now humans' closest primate cousins have even been found to share a taste for alcohol.
BBC
 | Science
June 15, 2015
Brazil, South America
The newly discovered species are the fruit of five years of expeditions into the wilderness.
BBC
 | Science
June 06, 2015
Europe
The world's largest particle accelerator started running again last month after nearly two years of maintenance work.
The Verge
 | Science
June 04, 2015
World
Restorative algorithm has potential to make a variety of machines resilient.
Nature
 | Science
June 01, 2015
Japan, Asia
The outstanding spectacle offers scientists a rare opportunity to study how life begins to colonize barren land - helped by rotting bird poo and vomit.
Daily Mail
 | Science
May 18, 2015
United States, North America
According to the researchers, the power of the light could be dialed down or up, giving the mice a finely-tuned, light-induced high.
Motherboard
 | Science
May 04, 2015
United States, North America
With funding from the Defense Department, scientists have begun work on devices that would use electric pulses to realign a memory process gone away.
Smithsonian
 | Science
April 20, 2015
China, Asia
The air blasting out of the hole is so hot, that if you hold a branch near to it bursts into flames.
News.com.au
 | Science
April 13, 2015
United States, North America
Scale armor is almost as old as armor itself, with numerous examples found in ancient art from Rome to China.
Popular Science
 | Science
April 09, 2015
World
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada wants people to understand better the consequences of our modern artificial lighting.
National Post
 | Science
April 07, 2015
World
Google recently bought a leading artificial-intelligence research outlet, and it already has a robotics company on its books.
Quartz
 | Science
April 03, 2015
World
Now that the myth has been proven true, biologists are calling the journey of the blackpoll warbler one of the most extraordinary migratory feats on the planet.
Tree Hugger
 | Science
April 02, 2015
World
A first-person account from the researchers who find the science-defying amphibian.
Amphibians
 | Science
April 02, 2015
World
One million Americans could flush away almost $13 million of metals.
TIME
 | Science
April 01, 2015
World
Biomedical engineer Melissa Knothe Tate has always thought of the human body as an ecosystem, a world to be discovered.
Quartz
 | Science
March 31, 2015
World
Scans show that brain regions crucial for the development of language, memory and reasoning skills tend to be smaller in those from poorer backgrounds.
The Guardian
 | Science
March 31, 2015
United States, North America
The project known as DUNE will span 800 underground miles from Fermilab outside of Chicago to the Sanford Underground Research Facility.
Motherboard
 | Science
March 30, 2015
United States, North America
Google believes it can enhance surgeons' tools using technologies employed in other parts of its business, including self-driving cars.
The Guardian
 | Science
March 28, 2015

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