Researchers with the University of Tokyo may have directly witnessed the quantum reaction that results from the exposure of biological tissue to a magnetic field, a mechanism hypothesized to be behind the magneto-receptive sense that can guide birds on their long migratory routes. Although it has been long established that certain species
Although the first known interstellar object to pass through our Solar System has long since passed beyond our reach, the Harvard astrophysicist that first proposed that ʻOumuamua might have been an artificial object built by an extraterrestrial civilization has expanded on the concept. In an interview with Salon magazine about his new
A new study into the genetics of one of the ice age’s most recognizable predators, the dire wolf, has revealed that despite the imposing creature’s similarity to modern gray wolves it wasn’t even a wolf, with differences in its genetics from those of other canids such as coyotes and dogs great
It’s official: 2020 has tied with 2016 as the hottest year on record, despite La Niña cooling conditions occurring across the equatorial Pacific in the latter half of the year. The numbers for both years came in so close from the major climatological organizations that the data from NASA might
A team of researchers from the World Health Organization is scheduled to arrive in Wuhan on January 14 to investigate the origins of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, and how the pathogen responsible for the largest pandemic in over a century made the transition from animals to humans. Additionally, the rate
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