Science

Dazzling egg fossils crack open secrets of ancient flying reptiles

Dazzling egg fossils crack open secrets of ancient flying reptiles

Published 30/11/2017

An artist’s illustration shows individuals from the fish-eating pterosaur species Hamipterus tianshanensis, including adults, juvenile and eggs in this handout illustration obtained by Reuters November [more…]

U.S. scientists take step toward creating artificial life

U.S. scientists take step toward creating artificial life

Published 29/11/2017

A scientist does research in a lab in San Diego, California April 26, 2009. REUTERS/Mike BlakeCHICAGO (Reuters) - In a major step toward creating artificial [more…]

Walking the dog? Motion monitor to aid actors playing pooches

Walking the dog? Motion monitor to aid actors playing pooches

Published 29/11/2017

BATH, England (Reuters) - From a poodle’s strut to a basset hound’s lolloping gait, scientists plan to capture the movements of different breeds to make [more…]

Abominable news: Purported yeti evidence came from bears, dog

Abominable news: Purported yeti evidence came from bears, dog

Published 29/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: An actor dressed as a 'Yeti' waves from a tour bus during a promotional event for Travel Channel's "Expedition Unknown: Hunt for the [more…]

Russia says cannot make contact with new space satellite

Russia says cannot make contact with new space satellite

Published 28/11/2017

VOSTOCHNY COSMODROME, Russia (Reuters) - Russian space agency Roscosmos said on Tuesday it had failed to establish contact with a newly-launched weather satellite. The Meteor-M [more…]

Rocket maker SpaceX raises another $100 million

Rocket maker SpaceX raises another $100 million

Published 27/11/2017

FILE PHOTO: Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, speaks at the SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Competition II in Hawthorne, [more…]

Scientists solve the mystery of America’s scuba-diving fly

Scientists solve the mystery of America’s scuba-diving fly

Published 20/11/2017

An alkali fly creates a protective bubble in order to dive in Mono Lake, California, U.S. in this June 2017 photo released on November 20, [more…]

U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

U.S. approves digital pill that tracks when patients take it

Published 14/11/2017

A digital pill with an embedded sensor to track if patients are taking their medication. REUTERS/Proteus Digital Health(Reuters) - U.S. regulators have approved the first [more…]

Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

Drinking age: oldest evidence of wine-making found near Tbilisi

Published 13/11/2017

Oenophiles take note: 5980 BC was a very good year for wine. [more…]

Wounds sustained at night heal twice as slowly, scientists find

Wounds sustained at night heal twice as slowly, scientists find

Published 08/11/2017

Body clocks cause wounds such as cuts and burns sustained during the day to heal around 60 percent faster than those sustained at night, scientists have discovered in a finding that has implications for surgery and wound-healing medicines. [more…]