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The water that supports life on Earth may have been on the planet much earlier than scientists previously thought, new research suggests. While the environmental conditions in Earth’s early years made it impossible for water to remain on the planet’s … Continue reading
Halloween isn’t just an occasion to put on zombie makeup and binge-eat candy. Some researchers embrace Oct. 31 as an opportunity for serious study. From an analysis of racist costumes to an assessment of the hazards of egg throwing, here … Continue reading
This story was updated at 1 p.m. ET on Oct. 30. Count Dracula might be a fictional character who makes the blood curdle on Halloween, but his historical namesake is not. Vlad III, known in his heyday as Dracula — … Continue reading
Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades. Archaeologists in Jordan have taken high-resolution aerial images of 11 ancient “Big Circles,” all but one … Continue reading
A newly described fungal disease is killing salamanders and newts in Europe and could soon land on U.S. shores, according to a major new study. The disease invades the skin of salamanders and newts, and is related to another fungus … Continue reading
The most catastrophic volcanic eruption in the last 2 million years may owe its superpower to stacks of hot molten rock layered like the jelly filling inside a sky-high wedding cake. By recording tiny natural vibrations, scientists have built the … Continue reading
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many others perish. A new study provides strong evidence that individual genetic differences play a major role in whether people die … Continue reading
By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A skin-eating fungus that infiltrated Europe through the global wildlife trade is threatening to inflict massive losses on the continent’s native salamanders including extinction of whole species and could do the same in North … Continue reading
Weeks of grim waiting ended yesterday (Oct. 28) for two homeowners in Hawaii’s Pahoa village, as they became the first to lose their yards and fences to Kilauea volcano’s relentless river of lava. The June 27 lava flow now threatens … Continue reading
The first vaccine designed to prevent a common type of bacterial meningitis has been approved for use in the United States. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today that it has approved Trumenba, which is made by a … Continue reading
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