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Juno Views Elusive ‘Brown Barge’ in Jupiter’s South Equatorial Belt

A long, brown oval known as a "brown barge" in Jupiter's South Equatorial Belt is captured in this color-enhanced image…

Scientists Show Obesity Alters Airway Function, Increases Asthma Risk

New research suggests that obesity changes how airway muscles function, increasing the risk of developing asthma. The study is published…

Foldable Heat Shield Could Help NASA Explore the Solar System

Gearing up for its first flight test, NASA’s Adaptable Deployable Entry Placement Technology, or ADEPT, is no ordinary umbrella. ADEPT…

Unusual Pair of Asteroids Reveal Evidence for Early Planetary Shake-Up

Scientists at Southwest Research Institute studied an unusual pair of asteroids and discovered that their existence points to an early…

Physical Exercise Improves Cognition in Alzheimer’s Disease

A study by a Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team finds that neurogenesis — inducing the production of new neurons…

Astronomers Discover Wolf 503b, An Exoplanet Twice The Size Of Earth

Wolf 503b, an exoplanet twice the size of Earth, has been discovered by an international team using data from NASA’s…

Beer Consumption Linked to Higher Prostate Cancer Risk

Many men suffering from advanced-stage prostate cancer appear to share at least one thing in common: they are now or…

Scientists Reveal Surprising Feature Emerging at Saturn’s Northern Pole

The long-lived international Cassini mission has revealed a surprising feature emerging at Saturn's northern pole as it nears summertime: a…

Stellar ‘Swarms’ Help Scientists Understand the Evolution of Stars

New work from Carnegie’s Jonathan Gagné and the American Museum of Natural History’s Jacqueline Faherty identified nearly a thousand potential…

New Horizons Makes First Detection of Kuiper Belt Object Ultima Thule

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has made its first detection of its next flyby target, the Kuiper Belt object nicknamed Ultima…

Marijuana Study Finds 63 Percent of Breast Milk Samples Have THC Up to Six Days After Use

With the legalization of marijuana in several states, increased use for both medicinal and recreational purposes has been documented in…

MIT Media Lab Researchers Develop Wireless Underwater to Air Communications

MIT researchers have taken a step toward solving a longstanding challenge with wireless communication: direct data transmission between underwater and…

The 15 Greatest Discoveries From NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has spent 15 years in space. In honor of this anniversary, 15 of Spitzer's greatest discoveries…

Why This Supermassive Black Hole Appears to Move

The study, carried out by two researchers at the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, shows that the “change in position”…

Researchers Discover Two New Chinese Dinosaurs: Bannykus and Xiyunykus

Digit reduction occurs many times in tetrapod evolution, and the most famous example is the 'horse series' of North America.…

Astronomers Reveal Previously Unknown Details About The Milky Way

The Milky Way galaxy has died once before and we are now in what is considered its second life. Calculations…

Engineers Develop Multifunctional Flexible Robots Using MORPH System

Roboticists are envisioning a future in which soft, animal-inspired robots could be safely deployed in difficult-to-access environments, such as in…

New AI System Identifies Personality Traits from Eye Movements

Computers are gradually learning to interpret human behaviour – and can now also do so by analysing the way people…