Science

Long neglected after landmark discovery, armored dinosaur finally gets its due

Long neglected after landmark discovery, armored dinosaur finally gets its due

Published 31/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When the bones of the early armored dinosaur Scelidosaurus were unearthed in 1858 in west Dorset, England, they comprised the first complete [more…]

COVID-19 often goes undiagnosed in hospital workers- virus may impair heart functions

COVID-19 often goes undiagnosed in hospital workers- virus may impair heart functions

Published 31/08/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines [more…]

Mammal-like Triassic creature beat polar winters by hibernating

Mammal-like Triassic creature beat polar winters by hibernating

Published 27/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The tusks of a stoutly built plant-eating mammal relative that inhabited Antarctica 250 million years ago are providing the oldest-known evidence that [more…]

Fossil embryo dubbed the ‘small giant’ packs surprises about a big dinosaur

Fossil embryo dubbed the ‘small giant’ packs surprises about a big dinosaur

Published 27/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The skull of a dinosaur embryo from Argentina is providing surprising details about baby facial features present in one species from an [more…]

How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth’s Ice Age temperatures

How low did it go? Scientists calculate Earth’s Ice Age temperatures

Published 26/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Guided by ocean plankton fossils and climate models, scientists have calculated just how cold it got on Earth during the depths of [more…]

NHL roundup: Jackets rebound, even series with Lightning

NHL roundup: Jackets rebound, even series with Lightning

Published 14/08/2020

Oliver Bjorkstrand scored the go-ahead goal late in the first period to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay [more…]

Dwarf planet Ceres is ‘ocean world’ with salty water deep underground

Dwarf planet Ceres is ‘ocean world’ with salty water deep underground

Published 10/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, is an “ocean world” with a big reservoir of salty [more…]

Convalescent plasma lowers COVID-19 death risk- exposure to common cold may limit disease severity

Convalescent plasma lowers COVID-19 death risk- exposure to common cold may limit disease severity

Published 05/08/2020

(Reuters) - The following is a brief roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and [more…]

Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun to build satellite centre with Airbus

Abu Dhabi’s Tawazun to build satellite centre with Airbus

Published 05/08/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi state defence and security entity Tawazun is to build a satellite assembly, integration and testing centre with Airbus in the [more…]

‘It came alive:’ Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

‘It came alive:’ Astronauts recount wild ride home on SpaceX’s Crew Dragon

Published 05/08/2020

(Reuters) - U.S. astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley, home two days from a landmark mission as NASA’s first crew to fly a privately built [more…]