The expedition was meant to explore the newly exposed seafloor that had been covered by the Larsen C Ice Shelf for about 120,000 years.
A Japanese drug company is offering up a big claim: Shionogi & Co. says it has an experimental pill that can kill the flu virus within a single day, according to news reports. In a clinical trial, a single dose of the drug made by the pharmaceutical company eliminated the virus from people’s […]
One day, about a billion years ago, Earth’s inner core had a growth spurt. The molten ball of liquid metal at the center of our planet rapidly crystallized due to lowering temperatures, growing steadily outward until it reached the roughly 760-mile (1,220 kilometers) diameter to which it’s thought to extend today. That’s the […]
In this illustration, you can see that this ancient, teeny-tiny bird was about the size of a grasshopper. Credit: Raúl Martín About 127 million years ago, tiny birds the size of grasshoppers lived alongside some of the biggest animals to walk the Earth, including the long-necked sauropods, a new study finds. When it […]