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Metabolism study signals more trouble ahead for polar bears

Metabolism study signals more trouble ahead for polar bears

Published 01/02/2018

An adult female polar bear lays on the sea ice wearing a GPS satellite video-camera collar in this handout photo provided February 1, 2018. Anthony [more…]

SpaceX rocket launches Luxembourg satellite for NATO

SpaceX rocket launches Luxembourg satellite for NATO

Published 01/02/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Wednesday carrying into orbit a Luxembourg-made communications satellite designed in [more…]

In the Hollywood Hills, eyes on the moon, not the stars

In the Hollywood Hills, eyes on the moon, not the stars

Published 31/01/2018

A "Super Blue Blood Moon" sets during a partial lunar eclipse next to the Statue of Liberty as it is seen from Brooklyn, in New [more…]

Beijing treated to super lunar eclipse not seen since Qing dynasty

Beijing treated to super lunar eclipse not seen since Qing dynasty

Published 31/01/2018

Millions of people across the Chinese capital were treated to a "super blood blue moon" eclipse on a cold but clear night on Wednesday, a phenomenon not seen since the late Qing dynasty more than 150 years ago. [more…]

Heavenly show to feature trifecta of super blue moon, eclipse

Heavenly show to feature trifecta of super blue moon, eclipse

Published 29/01/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The moon will stage a rare triple show on Wednesday when a blue super moon combines with a total lunar eclipse that [more…]

Scientists reconstruct face of 9,000 year-old Greek teenager

Scientists reconstruct face of 9,000 year-old Greek teenager

Published 26/01/2018

ATHENS (Reuters) - The last time anyone looked on Dawn’s face was 9,000 years ago. Now the teenager can be seen again, after scientists reconstructed [more…]

Italy must think of partnership with France for space: minister

Italy must think of partnership with France for space: minister

Published 26/01/2018

MILAN (Reuters) - Italy needs to start thinking of a partnership in the space industry with France after the two countries have joined forces over [more…]

‘Doomsday Clock’ closest to midnight since Cold War over nuclear threa

‘Doomsday Clock’ closest to midnight since Cold War over nuclear threa

Published 25/01/2018

Hilary Howes packs up the 'Doomsday Clock' after it was announced by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists that the hands have been moved to [more…]

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Israeli cave

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Israeli cave

Published 25/01/2018

A close-up view of the teeth accompanying the left maxilla of human remains from Misliya Cave in Israel, the oldest remains of our species Homo [more…]

Chinese scientists break key barrier by cloning monkeys

Chinese scientists break key barrier by cloning monkeys

Published 25/01/2018

Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua, two cloned long tailed macaque monkeys are seen at the Non-Primate facility at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Shanghai, [more…]