New species of ‘incredibly rare’ insect discovered – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A British scientist has discovered a new species belonging to a group of insects that are so rare that their closest relative was last seen in 1969. A British scientist has discovered a new species belonging to a group of insects that are so rare that their closest relative was last seen in 1969. Dr … Read more

Two Colossal Sphinx Statues Discovered Inside Ancient Egyptian Temple

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered two huge limestone statues of King Amenhotep III that have been designed to look like sphinxes, according to the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities. An Egyptian-German archaeological mission discovered the sphinx-like sculptures, originally about 26 feet (8 meters) long when they were created for King Amenhotep III, an 18th-dynasty … Read more

Earliest known report of ball lightning phenomenon in England discovered – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Researchers have discovered what appears to be the earliest known account of a rare weather phenomenon called ball lightning in England. Credit: Masters and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge. Reference: Cambridge, Trinity College, MS R.4.11, p.324. Researchers have discovered what appears to be the earliest known account of a rare weather phenomenon called ball lightning … Read more

Newly discovered carbon may yield clues to ancient Mars

Credit: NASA / Caltech-JPL / MSSS. NASA’s Curiosity rover landed on Mars on August 6, 2012, and has since roamed Gale Crater taking samples and sending the results home for researchers to interpret. Analysis of carbon isotopes in sediment samples taken from half a dozen exposed locations, including an open cliff, leaves researchers with three … Read more

Massive Filament Structure – 3900 Light-Years Long – Discovered in the Milky Way

This image shows part of the Milky Way side view as measured by the ESA Gaia satellite. The dark band contains gas and dust, which blinks the light from the stars that have been inserted. The Milky Way Galactic Center is marked on the right of the image, shining brightly under the dark zone. The … Read more

Spectacular Lost Highways of Ancient Arabia Discovered by Archaeologists

The road to life in the Arabian desert may once have been paved with the dead. In what is now Saudi Arabia, archaeologists have uncovered an impressive network of lost highways, marked by human tombs, that connect one oasis with another. Many thousands of years ago, these roads would have led Bedouin people and their … Read more

Severe Depression Affects Women and Men Differently – Scientists May Have Finally Discovered Why

A team of Université Laval scientists may have discovered why severe depression affects women and men differently, according to a study published on January 10, 2022, in Communicating Nature. The researchers examined the brains of people with depression at the time of death and found changes located in different parts of the brain for each … Read more