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Archaeologists have identified what may be Europe’s oldest human-made megastructure, submerged 21 meters below the Baltic Sea ...
A newly discovered quasar is a real record-breaker. Not only is it the brightest quasar ever seen, but it's also the ...
The origin of the decimal point, a powerful calculation tool, has been traced back to a mathematician who lived during the ...
Signs reminding pet owners to “curb" their dog and scoop their pet’s poop have been joined in some places by posted warnings ...
As a dinner-handling robot formulates its “policy”—the plan of action it will follow to fulfill its instructions—it will have ...
When I was little, I used to search the clouds for amusing shapes as they drifted across the sky and imagine stories about ...
Stimulating the sleeping brain may ease suffering from memory loss, stroke or mental health problems I t was late, and Sonia ...
Are you planning to watch the total solar eclipse on April 8? Its path travels from Mazatlán, Mexico, through Texas, the ...
Researchers tracking more than half a million falling flakes have uncovered a broad mathematical pattern that describes ...
Scientists know that chromosomally abnormal human embryos—those with either more or fewer than 46 chromosomes—often don't ...
In babies, the right combo of gut bacteria might stave off later allergies, so scientists are testing “cocktails” of helpful ...