A prominent mathematician has closely analysed the Earth's five previous mass extinction events and found that a sixth is just around the corner. Over the last 540 million years our planet has experie...
It helps boost general happiness, even if you don't need it for clinical treatment.
NASA plans to send people to the red planet to build a human colony.
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If you think you may want to have children in the future, it could be time to start watching your weight. According to new research, being obese may adversely affect men's sperm, making it more diffic...
Researchers from Ohio State University have found that people who tend to rely on their 'gut feelings' are more likely to believe fake news. The study, which involved three surveys, looked at how peop...
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Researchers have identified that there is now a 1-in-20 chance of global warming causing catastrophic damage to the planet by 2050. A new study that evaluates the models of future climate change scena...
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The giant triton sea snail loves eating crown of thorns starfish.
To put that into perspective, a PhD thesis can be up to 100,000 words.
A seal who got a yellow Frisbee trapped round her neck has finally had it removed after half a year. The Atlantic grey seal, nicknamed Mrs Frisbee, became weaker as the plastic disc cut into her as sh...
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We're living longer than ever, but we're not getting any happier.
After two decades, its findings have redefined our understanding of outer space.
There's a shiny and a dull side, but what does it all mean?
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Elon Musk has shared a truly glorious piece of internet content in the form of a 'blooper reel' of all the failed SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket landings. It's uplifting, self-deprecating and just about the b...
Hurricane Irma has been making headlines as the storm moved north from the Caribbean towards mainland USA last week, leaving behind a trail of destruction and months of rebuilding for residents. On th...
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But he still won't give up the daily ritual.
Basically, researchers just discovered the Viking version of Xena the Warrior Princess.
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Not only is it the deadliest, but it's also the fourth most common cancer diagnosed in Australia.
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Put down those oranges, lemons are a better natural source.
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And now Florida is preparing for the worst.
One of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes ever barreled through the Caribbean, making landfall early Wednesday less than two weeks after Hurricane Harvey first hit Texas. Hurricane Irma was u...
Hurricane Irma was upgraded to a Category 5 hurricane on Tuesday with winds of up to 185 mph, some of the strongest winds ever seen in an Atlantic storm. Satellite footage shared by NASA and the Natio...
Within three days of contracting the flu, Mercedes King was in an induced coma in the ICU.
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On the 5 September 1977 NASA'sVoyager 1 spacecraft was launched into space. It was designed to to explore the major planets of our solar system in particular Jupiter and Saturn. Now some 40 years late...
Over 100 residents and staff have caught the flu at the aged care home.
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If you avoid foods high in fat in order to protect your health, you could be shooting yourself in the foot. According to new research, low-fat diets could raise your risk of early death by almost a qu...
This is no time to take the high moral ground.
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After 13 years in space, the spacecraft will be destroyed by the very planet it observed so closely.
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That dark patch on your cheek that you thought was a healing sunburn could actually be the sign of a common, though little-known skin condition called melasma. Melasma causes brown or brownish-gray pa...
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But we're still divided when it comes to climate change, childhood vaccinations and genetic modification.
'I felt unwell in the morning... by that night I was on life support.'