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Parked one million miles away from Earth, a NASA space camera has been taking photographs of our blue planet for the last twelve months. Now given that humans first sent a satellite to space half a ce...
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It’s all to do with the Dunning-Kruger effect.
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After 110-million years encased in stone, an impeccably preserved, dragon-like dinosaur has been unveiled by paleontologists in Canada and it's unlike anything they've seen before. The remains of an a...
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North Korea have fired a ballistic missile in defiance of calls to rein in its weapons programme, South Korean and US officials said — days after a new leader took office in the South, pledging...
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The 50-foot carcass is turning the water a deep, eerie shade of red.
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The fossil was found nearly 25 years ago.
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The 3.48 billion-year-old fossils suggest life existed on land earlier than we thought.
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With every passing year our brains tend to get a little less sharp, because like every other organ in the body, our brain ages over time. This decreases memory performance and cognitive ability, meani...
The big question: Did they leave artefacts behind for us to find?
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There are strategies that work.
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An island of ice the size of Delaware is perilously close to breaking away.
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Building on over 60 years of research, surgeons and neonatologists at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have created an artificial womb that has successfully grown eight fetal lambs for over four weeks. Previous attempts have been successful in sustaining life for just hours, however the new system designed by researchers was able to support the fetuses for up to 28 days without any damage to their lungs or brain.
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As NASA's amazing Cassini spacecraft takes on technological death-defying feats months before it goes into a final plunge into Saturn's atmosphere, it continues to transmit images back to Earth of thi...
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‘Daedalus is simply the beginning of a core technology that has endless potential.’
It has the potential to revolutionise the way premature babies are cared for.
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The quake read 7.1 magnitude on the Ritcher Scale.
Science deniers 'rising to power' now create a 'recipe for the complete dismantling of our informed democracy'.
WASHINGTON ― Leland Melvin hasn't been to space since the beginning of Barack Obama's presidency, but he's sure glad to be back on Earth now. The former NASA astronaut joined thousands Saturday on th...
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A pro-science crowd has filled Martin Place.
It seems like only yesterday when scientists announced the discovery of yet another "super-Earth." Last year, a half-lava, half-rock world, dubbed 55 Cancri e, was found around 40 light-years from Ear...
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The electrode boosts solar storage capacity by 3000 per cent.
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Billions of pieces of plastic dumped by North Americans and Europeans are ending up in the Arctic.
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In the last decade, meerkats have seen a public relations revival, appearing in adverts, films and not to mention a starring role in David Attenborough's BBC nature documentaries. As a result they are...
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There are not many things more irritating than having to walk around with a soggy tissue stuffed up your sleeve, constantly sniffing, because your nose won't stop running. But now it seems that it mig...
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The 1.3kg 'cubesats' are being sent to research the little-understood thermosphere.
Scientists have examined the first live specimens of the giant, black, mud-dwelling shipworm in the Philippines. The creatures – which measure between three-to-five-foot long – are encased...