Dinosaur extinction by meteor might have caused birth of sea volcanoes

If you ever wondered how the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs and three-quarters of life on Earth managed to do so, there is...

Ancient spider fossils reveal details of arachnid evolution

An ancient fossil from the Cretaceous period has been found, and it belongs to an eight-legged arachnid with a tail similar to a scorpion’s...

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch: all you need to know

SpaceX announced during the late afternoon on Saturday that the Falcon Heavy's first official test will occur on Tuesday, February 7th. This test will...

QR codes could change the future of medicine

University of Copenhagen researchers along with colleagues from Åbo Akademi University in Finland have been developing a new method to tailor dose patients with...
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All you need to know about January’s Super Blue Blood Moon

On January 31st, 2018, sky-watchers, moon aficionados and enthusiasts will be in for a rare spectacle that has been given the name of “Super...

China clones monkeys for the first time ever

Chinese scientists from the Chinese Academy of Science's Institute of Neuroscience created two macaques named Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, using Somatic Cell Nuclear...

Report: geoengineering to cool down the Earth might end up harming...

Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) is a large-scale strategy developed within the field of geoengineering to remove great amounts of carbon dioxide...
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NASA’s Kilopower reactor to give Mars misson a nuclear boost

The United States tested nuclear reactor systems in order to sustain astronauts on Mars and a long duration NASA human mission on the inhospitable...

New Zealand fossils reveal details of penguin evolution

Penguins as tall as adult men, and heavier than most people, once inhabited New Zealand and swam on its waters. The discovery of Kumimanu...

U.S. officials warn of North Atlantic right whales’ extinction

Scientists in the United States warned last week about the impending extinction of the North Atlantic right whale. The animal population is decreasing at...