La Brea Tar Pits open a window to ancient times

A window to ancient times lies dormant beneath the urban parts of Los Angeles, in the tar pits of La Brea, as these pits are home to a plethora of ancient fossils.

Archeologists have already discovered a number of ancient fossils, including those of saber-toothed cats, dire wolves,... read more

Emperor Penguins Shifting their Nesting Location Due to Climate Change

Emperor Penguins do not return to the same location every year to nest, as per findings of a new study carried out by group of researchers led by University of Minnesota. Contrary to earlier research projects which termed penguins as philopatric, emperor penguins are shifting their nesting place... read more

Supermassive Black Hole at Center of Galaxy NGC 5548 Emitting Unusual Stream of Gas

Scientists using NASA and European Space Agency space telescopes noticed a supermassive black hole at the center of a distant galaxy was releasing an ionized stream of gas at high speed.

As per researchers, this odd observation may help them offer clues about how cosmic objects interact... read more

Mountain-Top Blasted off to Build European-Extremely Large Telescope

A mountain-top in Chile was blasted off to create the site for the world’s largest optical and infrared telescope. A million tonnes of rocks were blown up from Cerro Armazones in northern Chile to create a level surface on which the European-Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT) setup has been... read more

Ancestors of Neanderthals found in Spain

According to a new study published in the journal Science, Neanderthals evolved as a distinct group of their ancestors, who viciously fought for survival and power. The study analyzed 17 skulls from a collection of 430,000-year-old remains found at the base of an underground shaft in Spain.... read more

Dinosaurs May have been Mesotherms

A new research by the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque unveiled that long-extinct dinosaurs were both warm-blooded and cold-blooded. Before this revelation, researchers for a long time have debated over the metabolism of the dinosaurs.

The researchers said the metabolic system of... read more


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