Sponge fossils suggest animals already existed 890 million years ago

    Sponge fossils suggest animals already existed 890 million years ago

    By Michael Marshall Microscopic calcite structures reveal the protein skeleton of an ancient sponge E.C. Turner The origin of animals…
    Game industry vets come together to form a new studio, That’s No Moon

    Game industry vets come together to form a new studio, That’s No Moon

    Why it matters: A who’s who of veteran game developers have come together to create a new studio looking to…
    GLAM: Keeping Track of Food Production From Space

    GLAM: Keeping Track of Food Production From Space

    While USDA has monitored crops around the world for almost a century, the discovery that satellites can “see” greening of…
    Exploring blood types of Neanderthal and Denisovan individuals

    Exploring blood types of Neanderthal and Denisovan individuals

    Comparison of Modern Human and Neanderthal skulls from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Credit: DrMikeBaxter/Wikipedia An analysis of the…
    X-rays can echo and bend around the back of supermassive black holes

    X-rays can echo and bend around the back of supermassive black holes

    By Leah Crane Supermassive black holes have an immense gravitational pull ClaudioVentrella/Getty Images Supermassive black holes have such an intense…
    The PlayStation 5 is Sony’s fastest-selling console to date

    The PlayStation 5 is Sony’s fastest-selling console to date

    The big picture: The PlayStation 5 is the fastest-selling console in Sony Interactive Entertainment’s history, having reached 10 million units…
    The Odd Couple: Groundbreaking New Discovery From Gravitational Whispers

    The Odd Couple: Groundbreaking New Discovery From Gravitational Whispers

    Two gravitational wave signals from an entirely new class of cosmic collisions have been discovered by researchers working on the…
    Researchers identify a gene that regulates the angle of root growth in corn

    Researchers identify a gene that regulates the angle of root growth in corn

    These images of root architecture in the field show the cipk15 mutant corn genotype had significantly steeper angles compared to…
    Caffeine-fuelled bumblebees are better at foraging for nectar

    Caffeine-fuelled bumblebees are better at foraging for nectar

    By Christa Lesté-Lasserre A jolt of caffeine helps bumblebees work smarter Coffeyshots/Alamy Bumblebees that get a caffeine boost are better…
    Meet the Xbox Series S suitcase, to celebrate Microsoft Flight Simulator’s launch

    Meet the Xbox Series S suitcase, to celebrate Microsoft Flight Simulator’s launch

    What just happened? Bring your Xbox Series S in style on your travels. Xbox Australia & New Zealand have partnered…
    DNA Hoarders: Genetic Duplication Linked to the Origin and Evolution of Pine Trees and Their Relatives

    DNA Hoarders: Genetic Duplication Linked to the Origin and Evolution of Pine Trees and Their Relatives

    New research shows genome duplication in the ancestor of modern gymnosperms, a group of seed plants that includes cypresses and…
    A group’s moral values may help determine the likelihood of hate-motivated harmful acts

    A group’s moral values may help determine the likelihood of hate-motivated harmful acts

    Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain From attacks on synagogues and mosques to the COVID-era spike in anti-Asian sentiment, the past couple…
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