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Fossil hunter finds 185-million-year-old ‘golden snitch’ with ancient sea creature inside.

QUIDDITCH ball shaped fossils are just some of the many discoveries that have been made by amateur archaeologist Aaron Smith. The medical student has found several fossils that date back to the Jurassic period on the beaches of Whitby in Yorkshire...

Your dog’s REAL age in human years revealed

WORKING out your dogs age in human years just by multiplying it by seven is actually a myth. This doesn’t stop people from estimating the human age of their beloved pets though so a team of researchers has tried to create a new and more accu...

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Bubble Subs Emerge, and Sink to New Depths

Giant plastic spheres, with walls six inches thick or more, are opening eyes to the deep sea and its strange denizens.

Millions of Ibises Were Mummified. But Where Did Ancient Egypt Get Them?

DNA analysis of the preserved birds found in many catacombs undercuts the explanation that there were large-scale ibis breeding farms.

How Narwhal the Rescue Puppy May Have Grown a Tail on His Head.

The likeliest explanation is not all that cute, some scientists say. But Narwhal is still very cute.

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Britain’s ‘smartest’ boat has been created by designers and it includes a video doorbell and a robot cleaner.

Designers have created Britain’s ‘smartest’ boat with tech innovations such as a smart kettle, robot vacuum cleaner – and a video doorbell. Seafarers can take a break and enjoy a warming cup of tea without even flicking a switch by requestin...

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When is the Leonid meteor shower, what time does it peak and where can I see it?.

THERE’S nothing quite like a stunning display of a meteor shower lighting up the night sky above you. So when is the next Leonid meteor shower and what time does it peak? Here’s the lowdown… When is Leonid meteor shower? November...

‘Original Bigfoot’ was giant ape twice the size of a human that roamed Earth 2million years ago.

BIGFOOT has long been thought of as a potential ‘missing link’ between apes and humans and now scientists think they’ve found evidence of an “original” version of the mythical creature. A new study proposes that the &...

Invisibility Shield makes objects ‘disappear’ behind incredible light-bending material developed for army.

AN INVISIBILITY shield that can actually make objects disappear before your eyes has been developed by a military camouflage company. The incredible material works by bending light so that objects placed behind it can no longer be seen. HyperSteal...

Hitler’s vegetable garden discovered at his secret headquarters in Poland.

HITLER’S secret vegetable garden has been discovered at his infamous Wolf’s Lair headquarters in modern day Poland. The top secret reinforced bunker is where Adolf Hitler spent most of his time in the final years of WWII but it was aba...

Hibernation Works for Bears. Could It Work for Us, Too?

A grizzly’s body can slow down for months without damage. Researchers wonder if the ability can be harnessed to aid human health.

Rabies breakthrough offers fresh hope in battle against deadly virus.

New research raises hopes of oral vaccine for dogs, the chief source of transmission to humansResearchers have discovered a way to stop rabies from shutting down critical responses in the immune system, a breakthrough that could pave the way for n...

What felled the great Assyrian Empire?

The Neo-Assyrian Empire, centered in northern Iraq and extending from Iran to Egypt -- the largest empire of its time -- collapsed after more than two centuries of dominance at the fall of its capital, Nineveh, in 612 B.C.E.Deportees after the Ass...

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Who's the daddy? Paternity mixed up in cities, study finds.

Illegitimacy more likely over past 500 years among urban poor, say geneticistsThe Romans had a phrase that summed it up nicely: mater semper certa est, pater semper incertus est. The mother is always certain, the father is always uncertain.Now, re...

So Long, S5-HVS1, We Hardly Knew You

A black hole has thrown a star out of the Milky Way

How Did Plants Conquer Land? These Humble Algae Hold Clues.

Two algal species share important genes with all modern land plants, a new analysis finds.

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Amazing ‘hologram’ gadget beams Star Wars-style 3D projections that can talk and interact with you.

IT may have first appeared in a galaxy far, far away, but Star Wars-style hologram tech appears to have finally made its way to Earth. Brit researchers have created an incredible gadget that beams animated characters that can apparently talk to an...

Incredible photo shows a lightning bolt hitting an erupting volcano in Guatemala.

A DRAMATIC photo has captured the moment a lightning bolt struck an erupting volcano. Photographer Sergio Montúfar took the snap as volcanic ash spewed from the top of Volcán de Pacaya, an active volcano in Guatemala. Sergio had planned to photogr...

This Volcano Destroyed an Island, Then Created a New One.

After the October blast at Lateiki in the Kingdom of Tonga, a larger island formed over a connected vent in the ocean.

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Climate crisis will affect lifelong health of young, warn doctors.

Lancet Countdown tracks impacts of global heating covering disease, wildfires and malnutritionThe climate crisis will determine the lifelong health of today’s children, doctors have warned, noting that global heating was already causing harm.Child...

Which Mammals on Land Migrate the Farthest?

Scientists measured individual distances to compile a Top 5 list of ultramarathon runners of the mammalian kingdom.

Climate change may be behind fall of ancient empire, say researchers.

Dramatic shift from wet to dry climate could have caused crop failure in Neo-Assyrian empireThe Neo-Assyrian empire was a mighty superpower that dominated the near east for 300 years before its dramatic collapse. Now researchers say they have a no...

Superfast star found leaving Milky Way at 1,700km per second.

Astronomers say S5-HVs1 ventured close to supermassive black hole before being ejectedAstronomers have spotted a star heading out of the Milky Way at more than 6m km/h (3.7m mph), or 1,700km per second, after an encounter with the supermassive bla...

How to Peer Through a Wormhole

Theoretically, the universe may be riddled with tunnels through space and time. Two scientists have now proposed a way to detect the existence of a cosmic escape hatch.

Ancient false teeth crafted with gold and hippo bone 200 years ago unearthed near Oxford.

GOLD dentures with ‘hippo ivory’ teeth will be auctioned later this month after being dug up in a field near Oxford. The grim-looking false teeth are said to be 200-years-old and are expected to sell for around £3,000 to £7,000. Metal ...

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