Sunday, May 27, 2012
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk British fighter plane that crashed in the Sahara some 70 years ago and, despite desert weathering and some vandalism, is the best-preserved example of a World War II aircraft seen in many decades.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
fossil ink sacs from a cuttlefish-like animal, with chemical similarities to modern animals suggesting this defensive device has not changed much at all.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
ancient protoplanet left over from the formation of the solar system with a mix of physical characteristics unknown on any other body.
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Friday, May 11, 2012
unknown cuneiform language, possibly that of emigrants from the Zagros Mountains to the Assyrian city of Tušhan.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
detected infrared light directly from 55 Cancri e, a so-called "super-Earth" planet 41 light years distant, the first time such light has been seen from this class of rocky planets.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
convert absorbed iron into magnetic nanoparticles and have applied that biotechnology to the production of magnetic mass-storage media with capacities far greater than current industrial chemical methods.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
detect early signs of autism spectrum disorder, tracking each child's motion and activity level as an aid to professional diagnosis.
Saturday, May 5, 2012
red blood cells, the oldest human blood sample known, and have proven the man died quickly from the traces of fibrin in the wound.
Friday, May 4, 2012
single gene (SRGAP2) duplicated itself 3.5 million years ago and then duplicated itself again 1 million years later, with the effect of this rare duplication slowing down the maturation of the human brain and giving it more time to develop its modern complexity.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
new subatomic particle has been detected at the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) detector of CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), an extremely short-lived baryon named Xi(b)*.
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
volcanoes on Mars.