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The true colors of Yellowstone’s Thermal Springs unveiled by scientists
Researchers have created a simple mathematical model that reveals the stunning colors of the hot springs at Yellowstone National Park by visually recreating what they looked like years ago before decades of tourists ruined them with rubbish.

21.12.2014 20:34

Sound of seduction: Scientists reveal men do tingle when hearing fertile female voices
Research has proved that the reaction of a man’s skin to the sound of a woman speaking is tingling – alongside with a rising heart rate. US researchers have also established that the voice’s attractiveness depends on a woman’s monthly fertility cycle.

21.12.2014 13:22

Cloud castles: NASA wants to deploy manned solar-powered airships to Venus
Despite its hellish surface, Venus turns out to be quite an attractive planet for exploration. NASA scientists are developing a project of conquering its upper atmosphere – a fleet of solar-powered aircraft may build up a whole cloud city in the future.

20.12.2014 11:25

3D-printed legs make disabled dog learn joy of running (VIDEO)
A pair of 3D-printed legs has sent a dog, born without front limbs, on his first ever run down a street. The video featuring the disabled animal happily sprinting into a normal dog’s life has won the hearts of millions on the web.

20.12.2014 08:11

Vertigo-inducing NASA video shows Orion hurtling through Earth’s atmosphere
A new NASA video gives a glance of what an astronaut could see from a spacecraft while rushing down through our planet’s atmosphere. The recording presents the last 10 minutes of the Orion’s test flight – before the final splash into the Pacific Ocean.

20.12.2014 07:59

​Virtual model of Arctic to monitor human impact and climate change
Russian scientists are working on a high-tech virtual map of the Arctic in order to keep track of climate change developments and monitor human impact on the area, in what may help pave the way for safer mining of the region’s oil and gas reserves.

19.12.2014 18:23

Mind over disability: Double amputee manages prosthetic arms by intuitive thought (VIDEO)
Mind-controlled robotic limbs have become a reality at America's John Hopkins University, after a double amputee Les Baugh managed his new prosthetic arms with completely intuitive thought control.

19.12.2014 20:04

NASA’s Kepler Space Observatory discovers its first exoplanet
NASA’s Kepler Space Observatory has discovered its first planet since it was repurposed for a new mission, this one two times the diameter of Earth.

20.12.2014 03:47

Thousands of wolves, bears and lynx striding Europe alongside humans
After almost becoming extinct at the beginning of the 20th century, large carnivores are on their way back in Europe with bears being the most numerous and present in almost two dozen of European countries, a new study has shown.

19.12.2014 17:59

​Brain GPS: UK scientists identify ‘internal compass’ controlling directional sense
The precise part of the human brain that controls people’s sense of direction has been identified by leading scientists in a groundbreaking piece of research.

19.12.2014 16:53

MOST illuminating: Canadian ‘pay-per-view’ microsatellite verifies existence of exoplanet
A briefcase-sized Canadian microsatellite has made a major contribution to mapping a promising waterworld. First spotted by NASA’s Kepler, the decade-old MOST telescope abandoned by Canada’s space agency has verified the discovery of another super-Earth.

19.12.2014 07:43

'Bird has flown': Warblers predict tornadoes, escape before they hit, report shows
Birds can predict tornadoes and hurricanes and move away before the disaster unfolds, US scientists discovered conducting a research on golden-winged warblers.

19.12.2014 07:09