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Photo courtesy of New mutations may show how cancers grow: study Scientists have discovered two new genetic mutations that occur together in 71 percent of malignant melanoma tumors, an aggressive and deadly cancer of the skin.
27 января 2013
Great Barrier Reef. Photo courtesy of Australian scientists discover deep sea corals Australian scientists mapping the Great Barrier Reef have discovered corals at depths never before thought possible, with a deep-sea robot finding specimens in waters nearly as dark as night.
04 января 2013
Photo courtesy of Mexico archeologists uncover 800-year-old skeletons Archeologists in central Mexico uncovered the bones of 12 children and adults who may have been buried 800 years ago.
29 декабря 2012
©REUTERS Higgs Boson tops journal Science's top 10 of 2012 The discovery of the Higgs Boson, an invisible particle that explains the mystery of mass, leads a list of the top 10 scientific advances of 2012 released Thursday by the US journal Science.
22 декабря 2012
Mekong River. ©REUTERS New species, old threats to Mekong wildlife: WWF From a devilish-looking bat to a frog that sings like a bird, scientists have identified 126 new species in the Greater Mekong area, the WWF said Tuesday in a new report detailing discoveries in 2011.
18 декабря 2012
©REUTERS North Korean 'unicorn' claim lost in translation An apparent North Korean claim to have uncovered a "unicorn's lair" that created an Internet storm was partly the result of mistranslation by Pyongyang's much-mocked propaganda machine.
06 декабря 2012
Life where you'd least expect it: bacteria survive ice, dark Researchers have found bacteria thriving beneath ice, in the dark and without oxygen in a lake in Antarctica, pushing the boundaries of what was thought necessary to sustain life on Earth.
28 ноября 2012
Ancient tombs discovered in Pakistan's Swat Italian archaeologists say they have discovered a cemetery that reveals complex funeral rites dating back more than 3,000 years in Pakistan's Swat valley, recently controlled by the Taliban.
24 ноября 2012
Life on Mars? Maybe not. NASA rows back on findings NASA downplayed Wednesday talk of a major discovery by its Martian rover after remarks by the mission chief raised hopes it may have unearthed evidence life once existed on the Red Planet.
23 ноября 2012
Uzbek museum unearths forgotten Picasso ceramics Workers at a state art museum in ex-Soviet Uzbekistan have discovered a long-forgotten collection of Picasso ceramics in the archives and put them on display, more than four decades after the pieces were donated.
05 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Father of flying fish found in China: palaeontologists Palaeontologists in China said Wednesday they had found the world's oldest flying fish, a strange, snub-nosed creature that glided over water in a bid to evade predators some 240 million years ago.
31 октября 2012
Europe's oldest prehistoric town, salt site found in Bulgaria Archaeologists in eastern Bulgaria say they have unearthed the oldest prehistoric town ever found in Europe, along with an ancient salt production site.
31 октября 2012
New species of lizard found in Australia Scientists announced Monday the discovery of a new species of lizard fighting to survive among the sand dunes outside Perth in Western Australia.
29 октября 2012
Bali's 'largest' ancient Hindu temple discovered Construction workers in Bali have discovered what is thought to be the biggest ancient Hindu temple ever found on the Indonesian island.
25 октября 2012
World's oldest turtle shells stand the test of time Plucked from a pit of grey clay next to a rubbish dump in southern Poland, fossilised turtle shells resembling the battle-scarred shields of ancient warriors are the world's oldest and most complete.
24 октября 2012
Photo courtesy of Planet with four suns discovered An international team of amateur and professional astronomers on Monday announced the discovery of a planet whose skies are lit up by four suns -- the first reported case of such a phenomenon.
16 октября 2012
Telescope. Photo courtesy of Giant Chile telescope spots unique spiral structure Astronomers using a powerful Chile-based telescope on Wednesday released a rare image of a spiral shell of cosmic dust and gas surrounding a red giant star.
12 октября 2012
Ancient star retains oddly youthful glow Scientists using a high-powered telescope in Chile have discovered an ancient star that seems oddly impervious to aging.
06 сентября 2012
Mexico wastewater project uncovers Ice Age bones Workers have discovered hundreds of bones belonging to Ice Age animals, including mammoths, mastodons and glyptodons, while digging to build a wastewater treatment plant north of Mexico City.
31 августа 2012
Sri Lankans baptise new fish genus for atheist Dawkins Sri Lankan scientists have identified a new genus of fresh water fish and named it after the evolutionary biologist and renowned atheist Richard Dawkins.
17 июля 2012

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