Wednesday, February 01
Scientists have confirmed the existence of a "lost continent" under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by the break-up of the supercontinent, Gondwana, which started about 200 million years ago.
Wednesday, October 05
The 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded for the development of the world's smallest machines.
Tuesday, October 04
2016 Nobel Prize in physics awarded to three men for revealing ‘the secrets of exotic matter’; The Nobel Prize in Medicine Goes to Your Body, Eating Itself
Monday, August 29
A team of six people have completed a Mars simulation in Hawaii, where they lived in near isolation for a year.
Friday, August 19
This technique can help aid organizations figure out where to spend money
Thursday, July 28
In the fossil-rich region of South Africa known as the Cradle of Humankind, scientists have discovered the earliest known case of one of the world’s most deadly diseases.
Tuesday, July 05
NASA says it has received a signal from 540 million miles across the solar system, confirming its Juno spacecraft has successfully started orbiting Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system.
Thursday, June 30
More than 100 Nobel Prize recipients have signed a letter challenging the environmental NGO Greenpeace to halt its campaigns to prevent the introduction of potentially life saving options for the world’s poor, including Golden Rice.
Monday, April 11
When a SpaceX Falcon rocket flew itself back to its Florida launch site last December, the feat was hailed as a key step in company founder Elon Musk’s quest to develop an inexpensive, reliable reusable rocket. But that was just half the story.
Wednesday, October 07
The Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for their research into the mechanisms that cells use to repair DNA.