A weakened black hole allows its galaxy to awaken
New data provides compelling evidence of a unique phenomenon.
Endangered birds leave genetic clues in their drinking water
Environmental DNA proving a powerful tool that could aid conservation.
Fossils provide new insights into when apes began to walk
They may also reveal a common ancestor of humans and great apes.
Your brain approaches tricky tasks in a surprisingly simple way
James Shine, from Australia’s University of Sydney, investigates the ‘low-dimensional manifold’.
Mercury revealed as hidden driver in mass extinctions
Fossilised ferns reveal high rates of species-ending mutations
Distant exoplanets not so different to Earth
Analysis finds terrestrial geochemistry and geophysics is far from unique.