Saturday, April 30, 2011
Friday, April 29, 2011
toxic carbon monoxide in an amount that has doubled since 2000, growing from a height of 62 miles above the surface to more than 1800 miles in what is suspected as an extreme seasonal change.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
three broad enterotypes of bacteria (dubbed bacteriode, prevotella and ruminococcus after the dominant species) exist in the human gut worldwide regardless of physical variations in race, age, geography or diet.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
charged particles striking the surface after escaping from Enceladus' geysers and being channeled to the planet along its magnetic field lines.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
right-handed behavior dating back 500,000 years.
Monday, April 25, 2011
ferromagnetism and superconductivity simultaneously, two phenomena once thought to be mutually exclusive.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
2149 barrier islands worldwide, 657 more than previously known through conventional cartographic measures and navigational charts and demonstrating these islands exist in every climate and tide-wave combination.
Saturday, April 23, 2011
largest specimen found to date, with a leg span of about 15 cm, and also the oldest example known, dating to 165 million years ago.
Friday, April 22, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011
essentially identical in both species and opens a broad new area for therapeutic research and treatment of the disease.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
newly discovered species of dinosaur (Daemonosaurus chauliodus) found in New Mexico helps fill in the evolutionary gap between basal (primitive) therapod species, the two-legged dinosaurs of 230 million years ago, and later theropods.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
"geoelectric" three-dimensional image of the underground hotspot, revealing that the buried supervolcano may be larger than originally thought.
Monday, April 18, 2011
heliosphere's "nose" or apparent direction our system is moving as it points toward the zodiacal constellation Scorpius.
Sunday, April 17, 2011
irregular, lumpy digital geoid of Earth's gravitational field, the most accurate model of the planet's gravity ever produced.
Saturday, April 16, 2011
GRB 110328A), one that is brighter, longer-lasting and more variable than typical gamma-ray bursts associated with exploding stars.
Friday, April 15, 2011
drop the still-living insect a short distance away, a competitive, non-lethal behavior never before observed.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
2500-year-old human brain found in York in 2008 has been dated to a hanged and decapitated individual between 673 and 482 B.C., the soft tissue remarkably preserved by being "pickled" due to a quick burial separate from the body in low-oxygen mud.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
anomalous signal detected in proton-antiproton collisions at Fermilab's Tevatron particle collider remains strong yet unexplained, and could lead to new physics outside the standard model if results are confirmed elsewhere.
Monday, April 11, 2011
wassonite after geologist and meteorite researcher John T. Wasson.
Sunday, April 10, 2011
ripples in the ring systems of Saturn and Jupiter that can be traced back to collisions with cometary fragments dating back at least 30 years.
Saturday, April 9, 2011
sterile antineutrinos" that escape detection and evidence of phenomena outside the standard model.
Friday, April 8, 2011
"ribbon" of energy wrapping around the heliosphere, revealing complex dynamics not yet understood between our heliosphere and its motion through the interstellar medium.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
extinguish fires by pushing the ionized molecules of the flame away from their fuels source, providing a more resource-efficient method of firefighting than water, chemicals or foam retardants.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
increase crop yields by as much as 36% in arid areas such as Australia by aerating the soil and providing natural fertilizer in their feces, reducing the need for artificial fertilizer and insecticides.
Monday, April 4, 2011
wind speeds have increased about 5%, with strong winds from storms increasing up to 10%, for reasons that are not yet clearly understood and not clearly related to global warming or natural cycles.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
preserved all its soft tissue, including minute details such as tiny tentacles used for feeding.
Saturday, April 2, 2011
artificial leaf," a card-sized silicon solar cell that converts sunlight and water into energy through a process that mimics the natural photosynthesis of green plants.
Friday, April 1, 2011
protruding canine teeth even though its skull indicates it was a herbivore.