Galaxies collide or align?

By Amanda Shore The Hubble Telescope captured a phenomenal image of what appears to be two galaxies colliding. This turns out not to be the case. The two galaxies, called NGC 3314, are actually aligning about tens of millions of light-years apart from one another and 140 million light-years from Earth. Concern arose that the […]

Bonobo genome mapped

By Kyra Hall Scientists have finally finished mapping the last great ape genome. Humans, gorillas and chimps were all sequenced before the humble Bonobo, but unraveling their genome has provided some valuable insights into human nature. Bonobos are the little-known, peace-loving relative of the chimpanzee. They live only in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, […]