To commemorate the 215th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, researchers involved in the Darwin Online project have published a 300-page catalogue, containing the 7,350 titles and 13,000 volumes that made up the British scientist's library.
An international group of researchers identified the presence of ancient lake sediments deposited by water at the base of the Jezero crater floor, located on the western edge of the Isidis Planitia plain, north of the equator of Mars, the University of California reported this Friday. in Los Angeles, United States.
Animals become most active between dusk and dawn to escape human disturbance, a study from the University of Minnesota School of Biological Sciences found.
"What is happiness?" is a question whose answer depends on the subject being asked. Freud, for example, believed that this state of mind is "the result of satisfying accumulated needs that have reached a high level of tension," while, much earlier, Aristotle considered that it was entirely possible to achieve it by combining the external goods of the body and of the soul.
Ambient temperature has a significant influence on the loudness of speech, according to a group of scientists from Germany and China in an article published in the December issue of the journal PNAS Nexus.
Imagination, that faculty that allows us to create worlds in our minds, is not exclusive to human beings. Recent studies suggest that animals can also harbor forms of imagination and that they have the ability to mentally navigate and subjectively experience virtual worlds that open the doors to new forms of learning in a similar way to humans.
A scientific team led by researchers from the University of Oxford filmed a live specimen of an egg-laying mammal, considered extinct 60 years ago, in the Cyclops Mountains of Indonesia.
Throughout the time of our planet's existence, a large number of changes have occurred that, together, have transformed the appearance of the Earth multiple times. Scientists know this well, but the ability to be surprised by discoveries along these lines has not diminished.
Various scientific studies have revealed the ingredients that were mixed in buildings built by engineers and masons of the Romans, Mayans and other ancient civilizations and that are responsible for their preservation for millennia, reports The Associated Press (AP).
Entomologists in Thailand discovered a new species of electric blue tarantula in the south of the country, which they called an enchanting phenomenon.
The Nazca mummies presented in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico as if they were extraterrestrial beings seem not to be and have unleashed a dull controversy that includes Peru.
A new concrete composition based on coconut shell was created by scientists from the Don State Technical University. The production process is 15 percent cheaper than traditional analogues, and the material is characterized by greater lightness. The results were published in the journal Materials.