Archaeologists uncover oldest known projectile points in the Americas — ScienceDaily

Oregon State University archaeologists have uncovered projectile points in Idaho that are thousands of years older than any previously found in the Americas, helping to fill in the history of…

Researchers uncover mineral modification through biology — ScienceDaily

The biochemical process by which cyanobacteria acquire nutrients from rocks in Chile’s Atacama Desert has inspired engineers at the University of California, Irvine to think of new ways microbes might…

Pair of studies uncover surprising new roles for spinal cord and brainstem in touch — ScienceDaily

The sense of touch is essential to almost everything we do, from routine tasks at home to navigating unfamiliar terrains that may conceal dangers. Scientists have long been interested in…

No, scientists still don’t know what dark matter is. But MSU scientists helped uncover new physics while looking for it. — ScienceDaily

About three years ago, Wolfgang “Wolfi” Mittig and Yassid Ayyad went looking for the universe’s missing mass, better known as dark matter, in the heart of an atom. Their expedition…

Scientists uncover key factor in human brain development — ScienceDaily

Scientists at the Texas A&M University College of Medicine have made a breakthrough discovery about the development of the brain. This new information contributes to our understanding of how the…