Chalk up one more loss for physicists searching for dark matter. Scientists with the XENON100 experiment have largely ruled out another experiment’s controversial claim of detecting dark matter.
Dark matter still missing
Researchers from Bristol Paleobiology Group, part of the School of Earth Sciences, studied the best way to understand relationships of extinct animals to other extinct species as well as those alive today.
The best way to include fossils in 'tree of life'
Researchers have identified a unique link between fire and drought in Africa. Previous studies have shown the role drought plays in bolstering the risk of wildfire, but the latest research does the opposite.
NASA finds link between fire and drought in Africa
A gibbon living in the tropical forests of southwest China is a new species of primate, scientists concluded.
'Star Wars gibbon' is new primate species
The whole world has a trash problem, but the issue is particularly pressing in Egypt, where scientists are trying to develop better biodegradable plastics.
Scientists make grocery bags out of shrimp shells
Two newly identified groups of phytoplankton appear to thrive in warm water.
Warmer oceans encouraging two new phytoplankton groups
Lawrence Molnar, a professor of astronomy and physics at Calvin College, has crunched the numbers on KIC 9832227, a contact binary star system.
Astronomer predicts red nova explosion to light up sky in 2022
Japanese scientists believe they have established the identity of a 'missing element' within the Earth's core.
New candidate for 'missing element' in Earth's core
Fillings could be consigned to history after scientists discovered that a drug already in Alzheimer's patients can encourage tooth regrowth and repair cavities.
End of fillings in sight

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