Prairie voles can find partners just fine without the ‘love hormone’ oxytocin

Tokyo, 28 January, /AJMEDIA/ Prairie voles have long been heralded as models of monogamy. Now, a study suggests that the “love hormone” once thought essential for their bonding — oxytocin… Read more

Azerbaijani scientist honored with certificate of international conference in Japan

Tokyo, 27 January, /AJMEDIA/ Professor Afgan Abdullayev, director of the Azerbaijan Technical University’s Foreign Language Technologies Institute, has participated in the 2nd International scientific conference on “Scientific advances and Innovative… Read more

Fossils suggest early primates lived in a once-swampy Arctic

Tokyo, 27 January, /AJMEDIA/ The Arctic today is a hostile place for most primates. But a series of fossils found since the 1970s suggest that wasn’t always the case. Dozens… Read more

Azerbaijan, Libya discuss prospects for educational cooperation

Tokyo, 25 January, /AJMEDIA/ Azerbaijan’s Minister of Science and Education Emin Amrullayev has met with Ambassador of Libya to the country Ali Salem Nasser. During the meeting, the sides discussed… Read more

Azerbaijan, Moldova discuss prospects for educational cooperation

Tokyo, 24 January, /AJMEDIA/ Azerbaijan’s Minister of Science and Education Emin Amrullayev has met with Moldovan Ambassador to the country Alexandr Esaulenco. The sides discussed the current state and prospects… Read more

Rare earth elements could be pulled from coal waste

Tokyo, 23 January, /AJMEDIA/ In Appalachia’s coal country, researchers envision turning toxic waste into treasure. The pollution left behind by abandoned mines is an untapped source of rare earth elements.… Read more

NASA, Boeing team up to develop lower-emissions aircraft

Tokyo, 22 January, /AJMEDIA/ The U.S. space agency NASA is teaming up with aviation giant Boeing to develop a next-generation commercial aircraft that emits less carbon. NASA, whose purview also… Read more

Ryugu asteroid helping unravel mysteries of life’s origins on Earth

Tokyo, 20 January, /AJMEDIA/ Scientists believe a trace amount of water discovered in an asteroid sample collected by a Japanese space probe could provide clues to the origins of life… Read more

Scientists have found the first known microbes that can eat only viruses

Tokyo, 19 January, /AJMEDIA/ Tiny, pond-dwelling Halteria ciliates are virovores, able to survive on a virus-only diet, researchers report December 27 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The… Read more

AI, do my homework! How ChatGPT pitted teachers against tech

Tokyo, 18 January, /AJMEDIA/ Know-it-all chatbots landed with a bang last year, convincing one engineer that machines had become sentient, spreading panic that industries could be wiped out, and creating… Read more