Read more about the article FINAL FRONTIER: Mysterious ‘Blue Blobs’ In Space Herald New Kind Of Star System
UArizona astronomers have identified a new class of star system. The collection of mostly young blue stars are seen here using the Hubble Space Telescope Advanced Camera for Surveys. (Michael Jones/Newsflash)

FINAL FRONTIER: Mysterious ‘Blue Blobs’ In Space Herald New Kind Of Star System

An international team of astronomers have discovered a new type of star system thanks to data from the Hubble Space Telescope. The star systems, which the experts said look like "blue blobs" when observed through the lens of a telescope and which are about the size of small dwarf galaxies,…

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Read more about the article BONE-APART: Bones Of English Dead At Battle Of Waterloo Were Sold As Fertiliser, Study Suggests
Batalla de Waterloo - Jan Willem Pieneman La bataille de Waterloo (1824, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam) de Jan Willem Pieneman (1779-1853). (Jan Willem Pieneman La bataille de Waterloo (1824, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam) de Jan Willem Pieneman (1779-1853)/Newsflash)

BONE-APART: Bones Of English Dead At Battle Of Waterloo Were Sold As Fertiliser, Study Suggests

The bones of the fallen soldiers at the Battle of Waterloo were sold as fertiliser, a new study has suggested. The study, which was published on 17th June, nearly 207 years to the day after the epic battle on 18th June 1815, suggests that it is "most probable" that the…

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Read more about the article NOT MY CUP OF TEA: Researchers Find Traces Of Over 400 Different Types Of Insects In A Single Teabag
A southern green shield bug (UK), also known as a southern green stink bug in the USA, crawling over a leaf and leaving traces of DNA. (Willibald Lang/Newsflash)

NOT MY CUP OF TEA: Researchers Find Traces Of Over 400 Different Types Of Insects In A Single Teabag

Researchers have found traces of over 400 different types of insects in a single teabag using a new technique they have developed. The study's lead researcher, Professor Henrik Krehenwinkel, of the University of Trier, in the western German state of Rhineland-Palatinate, said: "We examined commercially available teas and herbs and…

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Read more about the article UNDER THE SEA: Shipwrecks Expand Microbial Diversity, New Study Shows
A dive at the underwater site of the HMS Nasturtium, ship that sank on 28th April 1916, where Heritage Malta completed a net removal project in July, 2021, in Malta. (Newsflash)

UNDER THE SEA: Shipwrecks Expand Microbial Diversity, New Study Shows

The millions of shipwrecks resting in the world’s oceans are increasing the surrounding areas’ microbial richness, according to new research. There are an estimated three million shipwrecks all around the world, according to UNESCO. Now scientists at the University of Southern Mississippi in the United States have taken a closer…

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POLITICAL DIFFERENCES: Study Claims Widening Gap In Death Rates Between US Areas That Vote Democratic Rather Than Republican