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Sacred temple from 16th century that was hidden emerges from lake due to severe drought
The severe lack of rain in recent months has meant that the waters of the Benito Juarez Dam are forty per cent lower than their normal level mirror.co.uk - Home - News
Targeted marine protection provides best hope for the Arctic | Letters
Greenpeace has proposed the establishment of a huge Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Arctic Barents Sea in order to protect vulnerable ecosystems from bottom-trawling Environment news, comment and
Wild Atlantic salmon are spawning in Connecticut River for the first time in 200 years
After two centuries away, and decades of work by a seemingly unsuccessful restoration program, wild salmon may finally be reclaiming their lost habitat. All MNN Content
FMV Cup 2016 - MEXORC Regatta - Wrap up + Videos
It was week of intense activity in Puerto Vallarta, boats from different places of US and Mexico gathered Sail-World.com USA Latest News
Global warming increases rain in world's driest areas
Global warming will increase rainfall in some of the world's driest areas over land, with not only the wet getting wetter but the dry getting wetter as well. ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
NASA to Discuss Science Launching on Next Commercial Resupply Space Station Flight
NASA is hosting a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 15, to discuss several science investigations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station. NASA Breaking News
Birds use language like humans, joining calls together to form sentences
Birds form complex sentences by joining calls together to create new meanings, scientists have found Latest news, breaking news, cu
Slippery Asteroid Surprises Scientists With Early Earth Flyby
The near-Earth asteroid 2013 TX68 flew by our planet at 8:12 a.m. EST Monday at a distance of about 2.54 million miles (4.09 million kilometers), according to researchers at the Minor Planet Center. SPACE.com
Greenland's ice melt accelerating as surface darkens, raising sea levels
Winnowing away of the ice, exacerbated by soot blown on to the ice from wildfires, means Greenlands ice sheet is stuck in a feedback loop Environment news, comment and
Hubble sets new cosmic distance record
The Hubble Space Telescope spies a galaxy that existed more than 13 billion years ago, very close to the dawn of star formation. BBC News | Science & Environme
What lies beneath: Britain's eerie secret 'Atlantis towns' hidden from view by icy water
There are long-lost secrets of towns and villages that were literally flooded to make way for reservoirs in the early to mid 20th century mirror.co.uk - Home - News
Why Did Ancient Europeans Disappear 14,500 Years Ago?
Genetic analysis shows some of Europe's earliest inhabitants mysteriously vanished toward the end of the last ice age and were largely replaced by others. Discovery News - Top Stories
These Tiny Saber-Toothed Terrors Are Among the World's Oldest Ants
Analysis of insects entombed in amber shows that the "hell ants" were among the first to diverge from the original ant-wasp ancestor Science & Nature | Smithsonian
On World Wildlife Day, lets get serious about ending corruption
Paula Kahumbu:in the war against wildlife crime are in danger of floundering in a mire of corruption

On the eve of World Wildlife Day on March 3rd 2016, Kenyans can look back proudly at how much has been achieved in the Environment news, comment and

Is the anthropocene a formal unit of geologic time scale?
Reserachers tackle the hot topic of whether to define a new 'Anthropocene' epoch as a formal unit of the geologic time scale. ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Two caves containing endangered bats discovered in Canada
The find is key to figuring out what habitat must be protected to help keep these important and vulnerable mammals safe. All MNN Content
Urban white-crowned sparrows have dialects for different neighborhoods
San Francisco's sparrows have to compete with urban noise, and a result is distinct songs that vary with different locations in the city. All MNN Content
Cryptography Pioneers Win Turing Award
In the 1970s, Whitfield Diffie and Martin E. Hellman invented the technology that underpins web commerce. NYT > Science
Carnivorous Abelisaur Size Confirmed by Forgotten Fossil
A fossil stashed away in an Italian museum has given scientists a new appreciation for just how big a predatory, carnivorous dinosaur could get. Discovery News - Top Stories
Scientists tell people not to panic after discovering 100ft-wide asteroid could soon pass close to Earth
The space rock - known as 2013 TX68 - is expected to make its nearest approach to Earth early this month mirror.co.uk - Home - News
'Space Archaeologists' Show Spike in Looting at Egypt's Ancient Sites
Scientists used satellite images to monitor pyramids, tombs and buried cities from 2002 to 2013 Scientific American
Albany Daily Star: Science is trying unveil secrets of Deep Sea Sounds
As per researchers, the unique sound has been associated with the upward and downward movements of the organisms at dusk and dawn. The researchers for now cannot clearly differentiate which is creating the sound. The researchers s WHOI In The News
Palm-Size Satellites Could Hunt for Alien Worlds
Tiny satellites could hitch a ride into orbit and spot alien worlds from afar. Discovery News - Top Stories
Monarch butterfly migration to Mexico jumps after years of decline

The insects covered over three and a half times more wintering grounds than last season, as diminishing milkweed and illegal logging has disrupted movement

Monarch butterflies have made a big comeback in their winteri Environment news, comment and

Online Tool Serves Up Ocean Science Studies
Updates to BOEM's Environmental Studies Program Information System (ESPIS) tool, hosted by NOAA Digital Coast, now enable users to search, filter, map, discover, and download more than 40 years of studies and related data that can NOS News
'Space Men:' Ascending to Earth's Deadliest Frontier
In a new PBS documentary, the pioneers of high-altitude exploration are celebrated as the trailblazers before human spaceflight was possible. Discovery News - Top Stories
Magnetoreception molecule found in the eyes of dogs, primates
The magnetic sense in migratory birds has been studied in considerable detail: unlike a boy scout's compass, which shows the compass direction, a bird's compass recognizes the inclination of the magnetic field lines relative to Ea ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Snowboard pioneer pledges funds to rebuild stone hut after fire
The founder of Burton Snowboards has pledged to donate more than $100,000 to rebuild a historic stone cabin on Vermont's highest mountain after his sons caused an accidental fire that gutted the building. Boston.com -- Latest news
'Last Man on the Moon' Shares Astronaut's 'Epic Tale' in New Documentary
As the new documentary 'The Last Man on the Moon' opens, the camera pans across a crowd at a rodeo until it centers on an older man taking his seat. Nothing about the man suggests he is a member of one of the most exclusive frater SPACE.com
Mirror mirror: Snail shells offer clue in unravelling common origins of body asymmetry
A gene in snails that determines whether their shells twist clockwise or anti-clockwise has been discovered by a team of international researchers. It could offer clues to how the same gene affects body asymmetry in other animals ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Beaten-Up Dinosaur Lived Through Intense Pain
A large, meat-eating dinosaur endured severe pain for months and possibly years after a violent encounter. Discovery News - Top Stories
Mystery Ocean Hum May be Migration Signal, or Fish Farting
Communities of deep-sea marine life cause a low-frequency humming in the ocean, as the creatures swim to and from the surface to feed. Discovery News - Top Stories
Predicting human evolution: Teeth tell the story
The evolution of human teeth is much simpler than previously thought, research shows, suggesting that we can predict the sizes of teeth missing from human and hominin fossils. The findings will be useful in interpreting new homini ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Mysterious Icon Found at Bethlehem Church
The centuries-old icon, found under layers of plaster, is made of brass, silver, shells and stones. Discovery News - Top Stories
What was Earth's first animal? New study finally offers an answer
The first animal to evolve on Earth was probably a sponge that existed around 640 million years ago. All MNN Content
Large space rock burns up over Atlantic
The biggest fireball since the Chelyabinsk explosion has plunged through the atmosphere over the Atlantic Ocean. BBC News | Science & Environme
Snake island: Massachusetts to establish colony of venomous rattlesnakes
The plan is to save a species thats been wiped out in the state – but some residents fear the snakes, which are capable of swimming, will escape the island

A colony of venomous rattlesnakes is to be established on an uninh Environment news, comment and

Discovery News: Seas Are Rising at Fastest Pace in 2,800 Years
The world’s oceans are rising at a faster rate than any time in the past 2,800 years, and might even have fallen without the influence of human-driven climate change, researchers say. WHOI In The News
We just found a black hole 21 billion times more massive than the sun
Newly discovered supermassive black hole in galaxy NGC 4889 might be biggest ever found. All MNN Content
The ugliest fossil reptiles who roamed China
Long before the dinosaurs, hefty herbivores called pareiasaurs ruled Earth. Now, for the first time, a detailed investigation of all Chinese specimens of these creatures -- often described as the 'ugliest fossil reptiles' -- has b ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Bones found at prison may belong to real-life Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Archaeologists discovery could be remains of Martha Brown, whose public hanging was watched by Thomas Hardy. Archaeologists may have unearthed the remains of a woman whose execution had a lasting impact on the writer Latest news and comment from B
Nature notes: wildlife is thriving in Britain's Largest woodland
In 2015, a study warned that British wildlife is in the most perilous state recorded in the past 40 years. Yet thanks to conservationists and volunteers, green spaces like Heartwood Forest provide hope that we can make a differenc Earth news: the latest green,
New plant species discovered on Yakushima
A new species of plant has been discovered on the subtropical Japanese island of Yakushima (located off the southern coast of Kyushu in Kagoshima prefecture) and named it Sciaphila yakushimensis. ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
500 million-year-old fossils show how extinct organisms attacked their prey
Most fossils preserve the physical remains of organisms and their structure; however, geologists and paleobiologists recently found fossils that show the behaviors of predators preserved as traces in ancient sediments. Thus, fossi ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Puzzling asteroid observations explained by destruction of asteroids close to Sun
For two decades it was thought that most near-Earth objects (NEOs) -- asteroids and comets that may pose a hazard to life on Earth -- end their existence in a dramatic final plunge into the Sun. A new study finds instead that most ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Neanderthal-Human Sex Happened Earlier
A Neanderthal woman from Siberia with human DNA may suggest we should no longer consider Neanderthals separate from the human race. Discovery News - Top Stories
Antarctic Fungus Survives in Mars-like Conditions
After living for 18 months in a Mars-like environment outside the International Space Station, some Antarctic fungi were still living and dividing when examined by researchers back on Earth. Discovery News - Top Stories
Hunters Become Conservationists in the Fight to Protect the Snow Leopard
A pioneering program recruits locals as rangers in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan, where the elusive cat is battling for survival Science & Nature | Smithsonian
Two climbers flown to hospital after major avalanche in Highlands
Two climbers in serious condition, one hillwalker dead and young couple missing on Ben Nevis after three days of atrocious weather in Scottish hills Latest news, breaking news, cu
Is There Really a War on Science?
People who oppose vaccines, GMOs and climate change evidence may be more anxious than antagonistic Scientific American
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Yale astronomers identify new exoplanet

A Yale graduate student working in collaboration with a Yale professor and a researcher at NASA’s Ames Research Ce...-Yale Daily News - Latest Issue

Soyuz capsule docks with International Space Station
A Soyuz space capsule carrying astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States has docked with the International Spa...-The Seattle Times: Home
Promiscuity may help some corals survive bleaching events
Researchers have shown for the first time that some corals surviving bleaching events can acquire and host new types of ...-ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Wolf poaching: Hunters should realize that wolves help ecosystems
Much praise to Op-Ed writer Chase Gunnell for sticking up for the wolves. Here’s a standup a guy I’d rather hunt with t...-The Seattle Times
Volcanic eruptions: How bubbles lead to disaster
Why are volcanologists interested in vapor bubbles? Because they can accumulate in a magma reservoir underneath a volcan...-ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Visit 7 national parks and monuments in Colorado for free April 16-24
More than 400 national parks and monuments — including four in Colorado — will offer free admission April 16-24 as part...-Denver Post: Outdoors
Gran and dog survived nine days in wild by drinking pond water and eating desert plants
Ann Rodgers, 72, and her pet pooch were eventually found in the White Mountains of Arizona after she wrote "help" on the...-mirror.co.uk - Home - News
Ant Evolves Flashy Way to Beat Desert Heat
A desert ant survives temperatures that can kill other insects and animals with a unique system that is effective, and c...-Discovery News - Top Stories
Bible Was Written Earlier, Ancient Notes Suggest
Ancient correspondence written on pottery shards suggests when and where the earliest texts of the Bible were created....-Discovery News - Top Stories
Planets stripped bare by host stars
Astronomers have defined a class of planet that have had their atmospheres stripped away by their host stars. ...-BBC News | News Front Page | W
Stephen Hawking to Unveil New Space Exploration Project Tuesday
Stephen Hawking will announce a mysterious new space exploration initiative Tuesday, and there's plenty of reason to thi...-SPACE.com
Astronomers discover mysterious alignment of black holes
Deep radio imaging has revealed that supermassive black holes in a region of the distant universe are all spinning out r...-ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Ancient Mars bombardment likely enhanced life-supporting habitat
The bombardment of Mars some 4 billion years ago by comets and asteroids as large as West Virginia likely enhanced clima...-ScienceDaily: Latest Science N
Controversial Dark Matter Claim Faces Ultimate Test
Multiple teams finally have the material they need to repeat an enigmatic experiment...-Scientific American
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