The Norwegian island of Klosterøy is famous for its medieval monastery, but new research suggests it was important long before that.
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An analysis of children's gene activity suggests that more severe forms of appendicitis can be distinguished from milder cases based on the activity of four genes.
The northern green anaconda has been identified as a new species after genetic analysis showed it split from its southern counterpart 10 million years ago.
Remotely operated vehicle on a research dive captures close-up video of a beady-eyed gulper eel with a parasitic copepod permanently attached to its body.
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We finally understand why blueberries are blue — and the secret lies not in the flesh or skin, but the waxy coating around it.
The reason for copper's unique properties comes down to the configuration of its electrons.
Boston Dynamics has released footage showing how its flagship Atlas humanoid robot would cope in a factory environment as it lifts heavy struts and puts them into a flow cart.
Two of the three last-known surviving Q1 microcomputers have resurfaced after they were last known to have been used by an oil drilling company in the 1970s.