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  • Scientists solve the mystery of America's scuba-diving flynew
    20 November 2017, 8:51 pm - washington (reuters) - a small fly that thrives at an inhospitable california lake east of yosemite national park long has perplexed observers who watch as it crawls into the severely salty and alkaline water, snacks on some algae or lays some eggs,
  • U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take itnew
    14 November 2017, 6:36 pm - (reuters) - u.s. regulators have approved the first digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication properly, marking a significant step forward in the convergence of healthcare and technology. (image) (image)
  • Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisinew
    13 November 2017, 9:08 pm - washington (reuters) - oenophiles take note: 5980 bc was a very good year for wine. (image) (image) (image) (image)
  • Eurek-baa: Scientists find sheep can recognize human facesnew
    8 November 2017, 2:21 pm - london (reuters) - sheep have been trained to recognize the faces of celebrities, including former u.s. president barack obama, by university of cambridge scientists who hope it may help with understanding neurodegenerative diseases. (image) (image)
  • Exploring Egypt's Great Pyramid from the inside, virtuallynew
    7 November 2017, 8:07 pm - paris (reuters) - a team of scientists who last week announced the discovery of a large void inside the great pyramid of giza have created a virtual-reality tour that allows users to 'teleport' themselves inside the structure and explore its
  • Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt's Great Pyramidnew
    3 November 2017, 1:04 pm - washington (reuters) - scientists using an imaging method based on cosmic rays have detected a large and enigmatic internal structure in the last of the seven wonders of the ancient world still standing, the massive great pyramid of giza on the
  • Going ape: new orangutan species identified in Sumatranew
    2 November 2017, 4:29 pm - washington (reuters) - scientists have identified a new species of great ape on the indonesian island of sumatra, finding that a small population of orangutans inhabiting its batang toru forest merits recognition as the third species of these shaggy
  • Mystery space object may be first confirmed interstellar visitornew
    28 October 2017, 3:03 am - los angeles (reuters) - a small asteroid or comet that has been spotted racing through our solar system may have come from elsewhere in the galaxy, u.s. space scientists say, possibly marking the first such interstellar visitor observed from
  • Raccoon-sized dinosaur with 'bandit mask' amazes scientistsnew
    27 October 2017, 1:27 pm - washington (reuters) - a raccoon-sized, feather-clad dinosaur that roamed china 130 million years ago shared a distinctive trait with the furry modern mammal that topples trash cans in north america: a stripe across their eyes resembling a bandit
  • Fossil footprints reveal existence of big early dinosaur predatornew
    26 October 2017, 9:13 pm - washington (reuters) - a trail of fossilized three-toed footprints that measure nearly two feet (57 cm) long shows that a huge meat-eating dinosaur stalked southern africa 200 million years ago at a time when most carnivorous dinosaurs were