researchers have announced the discovery of the first animal on earth that
appears to survive without the use of oxygen. The animal, Henneguya salminicola,
is a tiny parasite comprised of less than 10 cells that are related...
66 million years ago, 75 percent of life on earth went extinct. Over the years,
scientists have debated whether it was massive volcanic eruptions or an
asteroid that played the biggest role in the extinction of the...
operators at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, has
announced that they have lost contact with one of their spacecraft. Contact was
lost with ASTERIA, short for Arcsecond Space Telescope Enabling...
research released by Universities Space Research Association (USRA) suggests
that Venus could be volcanically active today. The finding would mark the first
time humans observed an active volcano on another planet. The research...
annual Arctic Report Card, a peer-reviewed assessment produced by the National
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, is painting a disturbing picture of the
state of the region. The report focuses on the effects of...
than a year ago, the world was shocked by Chinese biophysicist He Jiankui’s highly
controversial attempt to create HIV-immune babies using CRISPR technology. Now,
an MIT Technology Review report says he may have created...
J.W. Mitchell High School in New Port Richey, Florida has
become the first school in the world to use man-made, synthetic frogs for science
class dissections. About 100 of the reusable synthetic frogs were dissected by
The European Space Agency announced that it has been granted
more money than it expected from the 22 member states that fund it. During its
meeting in Seville, Spain, representatives from all the countries that make up
SpaceX’s Starlink mini internet satellites are already disrupting
astronomical research, to the annoyance of astronomers. Researchers at a
Chilean observatory found their work interrupted for about five minutes when a Starlink
A Russian research project involving migratory eagles was
nearly bankrupted by massive roaming charges after the birds crossed over into
Iran. As data bills for the tracking devices on the birds quickly ate up the study’s
The scientists of the Multidisciplinary Drifting Observatory
for the Study of Arctic Climate (MOSAiC) have selected the piece of ice they
plan to freeze into for the next year. The MOSAiC design involves freezing the
Scientists agree that the Tyrannosaurus rex had the
strongest bite of any land animal in Earth’s history. What has remained a
mystery was how the dinosaur delivered such strong bites without damaging its
own skull. Now, University...
Despite their aloofness, a new study appears to show that cats
are just as capable of relationships with people as dogs or infants. Previous
studies had reached conflicting findings about whether cats form attachments to
India has located its missing Vikram lander from its
Chandrayaan-2 mission on the surface of the moon. Indian Space and Research
Organisation (ISRO) spokesperson Vivek Singh said that a thermal image of the lander
had been taken...
The federal government has opened the door for medical and
scientific researchers to have better access to legal marijuana for study
purposes. The Drug Enforcement Administration has filed a notice in the Federal
Everyone wants to have the best life expectancy—that is the number of years you can expect to live. Of course, the better your life expectancy is, the longer your life will probably be. The good news is that you have a lot of control...
Astronomers may have found first-ever evidence of water existing on a distant planet orbiting the ultracool TRAPPIST-1 dwarf star 40 light-years away.
According to astronomers who used the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope to estimate...
A study that could have major implications on the future of methanol as a fuel has found a cheap way of creating methanol out of thin air.
Scientists at Cardiff University in the UK and colleagues have found a way to produce methanol...
5.7 million year-old footprints discovered on Greece’s largest island Crete – possibly of early humans – could put the evolution theory to tests, scientists have said.
If we look at the general belief surrounding...
SpaceX chief Elon Musk has shown off the space company’s latest space suit.
The space suit has been created inhouse by SpaceX. The image shows off the full-body shot next to a Crew Dragon capsule – a vehicle built for NASA...
The space junk problem is worsening by the day with more and more space launches happening around the world and scientists are actively trying to find out a solution.
One of the solutions to this problem could be the Brane Craft, being...