Around 100,000 years ago, the diversity of large kangaroo species went beyond the grey or red mammal you are most familiar with today. A study released Wednesday in Plos One journal examined the extinct Sthenurine kangaroo family, which researchers now suggest were “hop-less monsters” with rabbit-like faces, some attaining giant proportions.
Turns out dolphins have a certain magnetic quality, and not just figuratively but literally.
A new study published in the journal Naturwissenschaften — The Science of Nature, reveals that the aquatic mammals are attracted to magnets, behaving differently when in proximity to magnetized objects as opposed to any that are demagnitized. Continue reading
A team of researchers at North Carolina State University published a study challenging the idea that home-cooked meals are ultimately “better” for the family as a whole. Continue reading
A new study outlines how gene therapy could reverse hearing loss and deafness. This may be music to the ears of the roughly 300,000 patients across the globe that depend on cochlear implants to hear. Australian researchers published their findings … Continue reading
Economic growth in the U.S. is as strong as or stronger than in many other countries –- but that growth benefits only a small percentage of American households. That’s the conclusion of a New York Times analysis, based upon 35 … Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate … Continue reading