Sunday, July 31, 2011
Saturday, July 30, 2011
Friday, July 29, 2011
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Wednesday, July 27, 2011
distinct airglow signature 250 km above Earth's surface that preceded the March 11th earthquake and subsequent tsunami near Japan by about an hour, suggesting a new method for an early warning system.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
three-meter gap" may not exist at all.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Sunday, July 24, 2011
captured the disintegration of a "sun-grazer" comet over a 15-minute period as it plunged into the Sun.
Saturday, July 23, 2011
tooth modification among Viking warriors with neat horizontal lines filed into two or more front teeth.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Thursday, July 21, 2011
collect energy from ambient electromagnetic broadcasts such as radio and television, wireless communication networks and satellite transmissions and use that energy to power small electronic devices.
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
first synthetic organ transplant, growing a new windpipe from a patient's own stem cells over an organic scaffolding and successfully implanting it into a 36-year-old man.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
mantle plume originating about 67 million years ago propelled the Indian plate toward Asia for about 5 million years while at the same time slowing the motion of the African plate significantly.
Monday, July 18, 2011
hydrogen peroxide in space for the first time around the Rho Ophiuchi star formation, a key compound linked to two other molecules of life, oxygen and water.
Sunday, July 17, 2011
pure animal husbandry in the animal kingdom.
Saturday, July 16, 2011
screw and nut mechanism no different than the ridges on the industrial connectors.
Friday, July 15, 2011
rotational speed of Neptune for the first time, discovering one of the greatest improvements in measuring this planetary attribute of gas giants in over 350 years.
Thursday, July 14, 2011
excellent vision quickly after the Cambrian Explosion of life 540 million years ago.
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Monday, July 11, 2011
determine a person's age from nothing more than an ordinary saliva sample by measuring methylation patterns, a process so strongly correlated with aging it can estimate a person's age within five years.
Sunday, July 10, 2011
awake" (actively forming new stars) or "asleep" (not forming new stars at all), with many more active galaxies than passive ones and very few found between stages.
Saturday, July 9, 2011
common signal in the urine of all predators and allows animals to detect potential danger whether or not the two species have ever come in contact.
Friday, July 8, 2011
Thursday, July 7, 2011
human sensory magnetoreception similar to migratory birds.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Norse Western Settlement in Disko Bay, Greenland, around AD 1350.
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
tombstone of Diodorus, a defeated Roman gladiator, with a message that suggests an error or treachery on the part of the referee (summa rudis) lead to his death in the arena.
Monday, July 4, 2011
Sunday, July 3, 2011
had more in common than previously believed and may not be so easily categorized by region.
Saturday, July 2, 2011
magnetic ropes" on the surface of the Sun, a massive electromagnetic phenomenon that is thought to trigger solar storms producing violent eruptions of plasma outward.
Friday, July 1, 2011
Las Vegas Valley leopard frog (Lithobates fisheri), thought to be the only endemic US frog to have died out in the modern era and not seen since 1942.