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‘Remarkable’ Antarctica species ‘new to science’ discovered 1,000 metres below ice

ByThe icy continent is home to a few scientists around-the-year who study the isolated region in a bid to learn more about the history...

Two new mammals unknown to science found in Australia

By Chris Ciaccia A pair of mammals previously unknown to science have been discovered in a forest in Australia, according to a new study.The research, published in...

Einstein's theory 'will need rethinking' after bizarre gravity find: ‘Not science fiction’

ByThe first direct observation of gravitational waves was announced by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) in what was a huge step forward for...

When You Fly a Science Plane Through Wildfire Smoke

ByMatt Simon That said, the air wasn’t exactly fresh inside the cabin. “It smells like you're flying through a campfire,” says Palm. “It's an exciting...

Drones Are Being Sent Straight Into Volcanoes, For Life-Saving Science

ByClare Watson With an estimated 300 active volcanoes on Earth, the challenge is how to monitor them all to send out early warnings before they...

‘It’s Science, Stupid’: A School Subject Emerges as a Hot-Button Political Issue

By Victoria KnightThis story also ran on The BMJ. This story can be republished for free (details). At the top of Dr. Hiral Tipirneni’s to-do...

Science breakthrough: 'Uncrushable' beetle discovery could create 'invincible materials'

ByThe diabolical ironclad beetle is, as its name suggests, one tough insect. Clad in super-tough body armour, the beetle can survive the heaviest of...

14-Year-Old From Texas Wins Top Science Prize For Coronavirus Molecule Discovery

ByNicoletta Lanese, Live Science With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, a 14-year-old from Texas has won a national science competition for identifying a molecule that...

Trump’s broadsides against science put GOP governors in a bind

ByBy Dan Goldberg and Alice Miranda Ollstein “These numbers will not change unless we change,” DeWine said Tuesday. “By more of us wearing masks, by...

The New Science of Wildfire Prediction

ByLauren Goode Back in 2018, a research ecologist for the US Fire Service found himself suddenly on the edges of the largest fire tornado ever...

Science breakthrough: Complex slime organisms could provide answers to Universe

BySlime moulds - a collection of organisms that closely resemble amoebae - have for years eluded scientists. The single-celled microorganisms can think, yet have...

Science breakthrough: Sea-creatures could be used to build tomorrow's planes

Only just over 10cm in length, the mantis shrimp scuttles along the sea bed in the near darkness of the ocean floor. Unlike its...

Hair loss treatment: Three essential oils backed by science to increase hair growth

Hair loss is a condition that many people experience, and it's considered completely normal. But for some, hair loss can prove distressing. Science has...

Stomach ulcer treatment: Home remedies backed up by science to help reduce symptoms

In a study published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, turmeric remedies and gastroprotective action was analysed. “The gastrointestinal problems...

This Brave Scientist Deliberately Feeds Himself to Infected Mosquitoes For Science

Jacinta BowlerIt started with an arm covered in mosquitoes.But this wasn't just your unlucky friend at a summer barbecue. Perran Ross's arm was lunch...

Science academies sound alarm on political interference

By Sarah Owermohle POLITICO also recently revealed that Trump administration appointees at the Department of Health and Human Services had interfered with weekly scientific reports...

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Holidays: Latest FCDO update for Cyprus, Portugal and Maldives as nations battle covid

ByHolidays should always be planned with the latest Foreign Office travel advice in mind. The FCDO currently advises against all but essential travel to many...

James Wolfensohn, Former World Bank Chief And Champion Of The Poor, Dies At 86

ByVanessa RomoFormer World Bank President James Wolfensohn, pictured in 2006, died on Tuesday. He was 86. ALESSANDRO DELLA VALLE/AP hide captiontoggle caption ALESSANDRO DELLA VALLE/APFormer...

Lori Harvey Brings Michael B. Jordan To Her Hometown Before Thanksgiving After Split With Future

ByJade Boren Fans are applauding Lori Harvey, after she was photographed landing in Atlanta with the ‘Sexiest Man Alive’: Michael B. Jordan. Just three days...

Diego Maradona health: Greatest footballer has died after blood clot on brain

ByBlood clots are differently sized clumps of blood that have formed inside your body. Clotting is important to prevent excessive bleeding if you are injured...