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Sri Lanka, Asia
Two researchers at Sri Lanka's College of Chemical Sciences have discovered a way to cook rice so that - almost by magic - it has far fewer calories.
Grub Street
 | Science
March 27, 2015
United States, North America
Researchers have claimed that the universe will become non-existent as galaxies could rip to shreds in tens of billions of years - a relatively short time in cosmological terms.
Techienews
 | Science
March 26, 2015
France, Europe
Tourists have flocked to the rugged coast of Brittany and the legendary Mont Saint-Michel to witness a month of exceptionally large spring tides.
France 24
 | Science
March 23, 2015
World
A radical 1950s scientist suggested memories could survive outside the brain - and he may have been right.
The Verge
 | Science
March 20, 2015
World
By recording seismic tremors, researchers are able to build a 3D picture of Earth's mantle - the layer between the crust and outer core.
Daily Mail
 | Science
March 17, 2015
Tonga, Oceania
Located off the coast of Tonga, the island started forming after a volcano exploded underwater and then expanded creating a mile long, cone-shaped formation.
Daily Mail
 | Science
March 13, 2015
Europe
​It's always hard to top a blockbuster first season that left off with a killer surprise ending, but the team at CERN's Large Hadron Collider hopes season two will be even wilder than the first.
Motherboard
 | Science
March 13, 2015
World
Paleontologists have discovered the remains of a giant oceanic creature named Aegirocassis benmoulae, which lived an astonishing 480 million years ago.
Motherboard
 | Science
March 12, 2015
North America
Lydia has her own Twitter account and a dorsal fin tracker that over the last two years has given scientists and the public first ever details about Great White Sharks.
National Post
 | Science
March 07, 2015
World
A new book titled The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets claims that our favorite cartoon character nearly predicted the mass of the Higgs boson 17 years ago.
Mashable
 | Science
March 05, 2015
United States, North America
Researchers have data crunched 2,500 recipes and found the secret to their success.
The Washington Post
 | Science
March 04, 2015
World
Paralysed patients and those with incurable illness like Stephen Hawking could benefit from this unbelievable technique. However, each operation will cost an estimated £7.5M to complete.
Daily Mail
 | Science
February 26, 2015
Europe
The hardy teeth of limpets could inspire stronger and lighter race cars and boats, experts say.
National Geographic
 | Science
February 22, 2015
World
The consensus is in: birds are living dinosaurs. But how that epic evolutionary leap took place remains one of science's greatest mysteries.
Audubon
 | Science
February 20, 2015
World
Just 1 gram of DNA is capable of holding one billion gigabytes, which is more than enough space to store all of Google, Facebook and pretty much everyone else's data.
Sciencealert
 | Science
February 19, 2015
World
There was plentiful nitrogen 3.2 billion years ago to sustain the most basic life forms, including bacteria, viruses and other organisms.
ABC News
 | Science
February 18, 2015
World
Filmmakers, authors, and media have widely speculated about how human life on Earth will end. Now scientists have come up with the first serious assessment.
RT
 | Science
February 17, 2015
Iran, Asia
A neural network that simulates the way monkeys recognize faces produces many of the idiosyncratic behaviours found in humans, says computer scientists.
MIT Technology Review
 | Science
February 14, 2015
World
The universe may have existed forever, according to a new model that applies quantum correction terms to complement Einstein's theory of general relativity.
Phys
 | Science
February 10, 2015
United States, North America
The opah, or moonfish, is a camera-shy animal that researchers know little about.
National Geographic
 | Science
February 09, 2015
World
Enter the bizarre existence of the hydra, a half-inch tube of jelly that inhabits fresh water all over the world.
Wired
 | Science
February 07, 2015
World
Remains of a supposed dog dating to 31,680 years ago actually belonged to a wolf, scientists are rethinking the origin and ancestry of dogs.
Discovery
 | Science
February 06, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Meet Eve, the drug-creating robot that might just save your life.
Medical Daily
 | Science
February 05, 2015
World
Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are - genetically and linguistically.
The Atlantic
 | Science
February 04, 2015
United States, North America
The aim is to reduce the population of mosquitoes capable of transmitting two tropical diseases: dengue and chikungunya.
Geek
 | Science
February 02, 2015
United States, North America
Scientists at UTMB have successfully grown human lungs in a laboratory using components from the lungs of deceased children.
Inquisitr
 | Science
February 01, 2015
World
It's way weirder to have cancer cells floating through your body that are constantly trying to kill you.
The Verge
 | Science
February 01, 2015
World
Even if time travel isn't really possible yet, this simulation means it could be.
Business Insider
 | Science
January 30, 2015
World
Photojournalist Christian Ziegler witnessed surprising relationships between pitcher plants and the creatures living around them.
National Geographic
 | Science
January 30, 2015
France, Europe
The country's parliament officially recognized animals as living and sentient beings rather than just pieces of furniture.
The Local
 | Science
January 30, 2015
United States, North America
The Microsoft founder said he didn't understand people who were not troubled by the possibility that AI could grow too strong for people to control.
BBC
 | Science
January 30, 2015
Tonga, Oceania
The before-and-after images, from the Pleiades satellite, give a clear picture of how far the ash spread.
Popular Science
 | Science
January 29, 2015
Netherlands, Europe
The procedure implies chemical vapor deposition on a copper sheet in a way that aligns graphene crystals together.
ZME Science
 | Science
January 29, 2015
World
A new study into twins reveals that environmental factors play a greater role in shaping individual immunity than genetic ones.
Digital Journal
 | Science
January 27, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
There sits, in the Clarendon Laboratory at Oxford University, a bell that has been ringing, nonstop, since 1840.
Motherboard
 | Science
January 24, 2015
United States, North America
Q​uill is AI software designed to produce data-based news stories and corporate reports in seconds.
Motherboard
 | Science
January 17, 2015
United States, North America
Computers are learning to read emotion, and the business world can't wait.
The New Yorker
 | Science
January 17, 2015
Brazil, South America
The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory will monitor weather and record long-term measurements of greenhouse gases from July 2015.
RT
 | Science
January 15, 2015
World
When his wife was misdiagnosed, Michael Balzer used 3D printing and imaging to get her well.
Make
 | Science
January 15, 2015
United States
Researchers from Duke University reveal they have grown the first ever human skeletal muscle that contracts in response to external stimuli.
MNT
 | Science
January 15, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Scientists have designed an algorithm that analyzes your Facebook likes, and it's strikingly accurate.
Vocativ
 | Science
January 14, 2015
World
The Future of Life Institute wants humanity to tread lightly while developing really smart machines.
CNET
 | Science
January 14, 2015
World
The implant is so effective because it mimics the soft tissue around the spine so that the body does not reject its presence.
The Telegraph
 | Science
January 10, 2015
World
A patient, who has been given six months to live, will receive an injection of DNA nanobots designed to destroy leukemia cells.
SingularityHUB
 | Science
January 10, 2015
France, Europe, World
Software companies are bracing themsevles for glitches after the Paris Observatory announced it will add a leap second to 2015.
Telegraph
 | Science
January 08, 2015
World
Genentech will sequence the whole genomes of about 3,000 people with Parkinson's disease in 23andMe's database.
SFGATE
 | Science
January 08, 2015
United Kingdom, Europe
Cycling not only keeps you mentally alert, but requires the vigorous use of many of the body's key systems, such as your muscles, heart and lungs.
Road.cc
 | Science
January 07, 2015
World
In 1964, Isaac Asimov wrote that in 50 years we'd be living in a science fiction reality. Most of his prophecies have actually become a reality.
Wired
 | Science
December 27, 2014
United States, North America
It turns out that scientists had been looking for this link in all the wrong places.
Medical Daily
 | Science
December 23, 2014
World
Even the editors of serious scientific journals are not immune to the charms of sleepy koalas and penguins playing with robots.
Live Science
 | Science
December 23, 2014

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