Watch dozens of sharks feeding on the carcass of a dead whale: ScienceAlert

Tiger sharks are usually solitary creatures, but nothing brings scavengers together like the delicious smell of…

A line hidden in the ocean depths divides animals into two camps: ScienceAlert

Deep in the ocean, not all ecosystems are built alike. And as an international team of…

Avi Loeb’s deep dive for alien life makes other scientists gasp

On January 8, 2014, a fireball shot from space through Earth’s atmosphere and crashed into the…

An enormous cosmic simulation wraps around, recreating more of the universe

There is an old joke among astronomy students about a question on the final exam for…

Study of ‘super-Earths’ reveals strange new oceans with potential for life

It’s easy to think of Earth as a watery world, with its vast oceans and beautiful…

Hubble sees rocks escaping from the asteroid Dimorphos

A Hubble Space Telescope image of the asteroid Dimorphos was taken on December 19, 2022, roughly…

‘Finding neurons in a haystack’ initiative at MIT, Harvard and Northeastern University employs sporadic investigations

It is common to think of neural networks as adaptive “feature extractors” that learn by incrementally…

Scientists discover an elusive superconducting state first predicted in 2017

Scientists from the University of Groningen and their international partners have confirmed the existence of a…

GPS data can detect large earthquakes hours before they happen

by Walter Beckwith, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) July 22, 2023 A comprehensive…

A century-old paradigm has been upended — brain shape matters more than neural connectivity

Researchers have discovered that the shape of a person’s brain greatly influences thinking, feeling and behaviour,…