SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully took off from California on Saturday in its first launch since an explosion in September.
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 rocket for first time since explosion
A new analysis of lunar rocks brought to Earth by Apollo 14 astronauts in 1971 suggested that the moon formed 4.51 billion years ago — just 60 million years after the solar system itself took shape.
Scientists: Moon likely formed 4.51 billion years ago
Sure, it's easy to label selfie-takers as self-obsessed, but a new small study found that those who snap photos of themselves aren't necessarily narcissists.
Taking selfies doesn't make you a narcissist
Scientists in Germany have synchronized a system of lasers with record precision.
Researchers reveal world's most precise metronome
Artificial intelligence (AI) poses a threat to humanity’s existence, according to a startling new report.
AI could lead to downfall of humanity
At least five of the 11 most distant stars in the Milky Way were likely stolen from another galaxy, Harvard astronomers suggested.
Milky Way's most distant stars were likely stolen
Baboons produce vocalizations comparable to vowels. This is what has been demonstrated by an international team coordinated by researchers from the Gipsa-Lab (CNRS/Grenoble INP/Grenoble Alpes University), the Laboratory of Cognitive Psychology (CNRS/AMU), and the Laboratory of Anatomy at the University of Montpellier, using acoustic analyses of vocalizations coupled with an anatomical study of the tongue muscles and the modeling of the acoustic potential of the vocal tract in monkeys.
Baboons produce vocalizations comparable to vowels
Researchers at Yale University, in the US, have isolated the brain circuitry that coordinates predatory hunting, according to a study in the January 12 issue of Cell. One set of neurons in the amygdala, the brain's center of emotion and motivation, cues the animal to pursue prey.
Researchers switch on predatory kill instinct in mice
Heavy rains in central Australia have brought to light a mysterious alien looking bug hatching from years of obscurity.
Alien-like creatures emerge in central Australia
Scientists at The University of Manchester have produced the most tightly knotted physical structure ever known ― a scientific achievement which has the potential to create a new generation of advanced materials.
Manchester scientists tie the tightest knot ever

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