Natural Sciences

CARMENES instrument demonstrates its ability to find Earth-like planets

Astronomy
CARMENES instrument, developed by a consortium of eleven German and Spanish institutions and coordinated by the Institute ...

Meet the hominin species that gave us genital herpes

Paleontolgy
Two herpes simplex viruses infect primates from unknown evolutionary depths. In modern humans these viruses manifest as ...

Disease resistance successfully spread from modified to wild mosquitoes

BiologyMore Science
Using genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes to reduce or prevent the spread of infectious diseases is a new ...

Lost continent of Zealandia: Scientists return from expedition to sunken ...

Geology
After a nine-week voyage to study the lost, submerged continent of Zealandia in the South Pacific, a ...

The material that obscures supermassive black holes

Astronomy
Black holes appear to play a fundamental role in how galaxies evolve throughout their life during a ...

Scientists and farmers work together to wipe out African lovegrass

Ecology
A partnership between QUT, the NSW Government and farmers could lead to the eventual eradication of the ...

Highest-energy cosmic rays have extragalactic origin

Astronomy
Cosmic rays are atomic nuclei that travel through space at speeds close to that of light. Low-energy ...

Dino-killing asteroid’s impact on bird evolution

Paleontolgy
ITHACA, N.Y. – Human activities could change the pace of evolution, similar to what occurred 66 million ...

The unprecedented view of an exoplanet´s atmosphere

Astronomy
The search for planets outside our Solar System is, nowadays, one of the most active areas of ...

NASA’s one-year mission investigates how space affects astronauts’ functional performance

Astronomy
Adapting to the microgravity environment of space changes the way your brain interprets sensory signals, decreases muscle ...