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Today β€” December 13th 2018FoxNews SciTech

Megalodon may have been killed off by an exploding star

By Chris Ciaccia

If the megalodon didn't cause itself to go extinct, it may have been the work of an ancient exploding star, a shocking new study theorizes.

Cannibalism? Nope, this 8,000-year-old man was likely burned in a ritual

By Laura Geggel Senior Writer

The shattered skull of a hunter who lived about 8,000 years ago isn’t evidence of cannibalism, as scientists previously thought.

How this supercolony of 1.5 million penguins stayed hidden for nearly 3,000 years

By Yasemin Saplakoglu Staff Writer

This year, scientists announced an incredible discovery by looking at poop stains in satellite images — 1.5 million Adélie penguins were living and thriving on a little patch in Antarctica surrounded by treacherous sea ice called the Danger Islands.

Russian cosmonauts seal mysterious hole in β€˜unprecedented’ space walk

By Marnie O’Neill and wires

Russian spacewalkers have cut samples of material around a mysterious hole in a spacecraft docked on the International Space Station (ISS) that’s been at the center of sinister rumors and conspiracy theories.

Yesterday β€” December 12th 2018FoxNews SciTech

The Arctic is not doing well (at all)

By Stephanie Pappas

'Tis the season of snowy nights and reindeer pulling sleighs — except in the actual Arctic, where climate change is wreaking havoc on a real-world winter wonderland.

Future humans may call us the 'chicken people,' and here's why

By Stephanie Pappas

Long-lost cultures are sometimes known by the goods they leave behind. The Neolithic Corded Ware people of Europe, for example, got their name from the distinctive decorated pottery they made. If today's humans ever get a similar moniker, we might be known as the Chicken People.

Mystery behind WWI shipwreck possibly solved during incredible exploration

By Chris Ciaccia

The USS San Diego was the only major warship the U.S. lost during World War I. Now, nearly 100 years after it sank, and countless theories as to what caused the wreck, researchers believe they have determined the cause of it — a German submarine in conjunction with a mine.

'Scary' warming at poles is worrying scientists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are seeing surprising melting in Earth's polar regions at times they don't expect, like winter, and in places they don't expect, like eastern Antarctica.

Killer whales surround New Zealand woman in stunning drone footage

By Madeline Farber

When Judie Johnson of Hahei, New Zealand, recently took a dip in the waters off the coast of Coromandel, she never expected to be surrounded by a pod of playful orca whales.

Bombshell story behind Titanic discovery revealed

By Staff writers

The man who was behind the mission that discovered the Titanic on the North Atlantic Ocean floor in 1985 has revealed what led to the stunning find.

Space doesn’t harm this important part of the human body

By Lauren Tousignant

Research has shown that time in space can increase the risk of cancer and trigger gene mutations. But a new study has found that one crucial part of the human body remains unaffected by zero-gravity.

Explorer who spotted Titanic says his mission was plot to trick Russia

By Elizabeth Zwirz

Robert Ballard, the man who found the remains of the Titanic, said in a recent report that his discovery was part of a "top secret" deal made with the U.S. Navy in order to help elude Russia in the 1980s.

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