Tuesday, July 31, 2012
large human sculptures in the Tayinat Archaeological Project of southern Turkey including one figure that would have stood 4 meters tall when intact, part of a larger gate complex to the Neo-Hittite city of Kunulua dating to about 1000 B.C.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
smell of space" with no known source that is described as a mix of meat, metal, gunpowder, rum and raspberries.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Temple of the Night Sun decorated with five-foot-tall stucco masks that reveals some of the rivalries of the local Mayan kingdoms dating from AD 350 to 400.
Monday, July 23, 2012
free-swimming artificial medusoid from a silicon base and heart cells harvested from rats, complete with synchronized contractions controlled by electric current that resemble the swimming motion of a live jellyfish.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
smoked and roasted plants and vegetables as part of their diet.
Friday, July 13, 2012
prehistoric human settlement of North America from Asia.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
fifth moon orbiting the dwarf planet Pluto, temporarily designated "P5" and with an estimated diameter between 10 and 25 km.
Monday, July 9, 2012
Parkinson's disease with 99% accuracy, taking advantage of the disease's early effect on controlling the vocal chords and soft palate.
Saturday, July 7, 2012
six other bodies buried about 300 to 600 years after death.
Friday, July 6, 2012
middleweight black holes, a type between the smaller varieties and supermassive black holes equivalent to about 90,000 solar masses.
Thursday, July 5, 2012
instantly vanished from recent observations with no satisfactory scientific explanation for its disappearance.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Higgs boson, a particle theoretically predicted in the 1960s and one of the final unknown elements of the Standard Model as the key to understanding the nature of matter itself.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
elevates its body temperature moments before diving into icy waters for its prey, an unexpected attribute and contrary to other aquatic animals whose body temperature drops to slow oxygen consumption while underwater.