Category: Science

NASA worry over 80,000 times higher atomic energy ‘Asteroid’ hitting Earth

Since the Earth was formed, thousands of asteroids, meteorites have harmlessly crossed the Planet Earth,…

Life on earth in danger? NASA mulls to build huge nuclear spacecraft to blow up asteroid

London: Preparing itself to deal with a potential asteroid impact, NASA has drawn up plans…

NASA’s new instrument to help measure Sun’s incoming energy

Washington: To continue long-term measurements of the Sun's incoming energy, NASA has powered on a…

3 astronauts to blast off for space station on March 21

Washington: A Soyuz capsule carrying two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut is set to…

Water may exist in Earth’s lower mantle, shows diamonds study

Washington: Water may be more common than expected at extreme depths approaching 640 kilometres and…

‘Living’ sensor to detect leaky fuel pipelines

New York: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, are developing a sensor that takes advantage of…

Dead Sea’s revival with Red Sea canal edges closer to reality

Jordan: Israel and Jordan have long pursued a common goal to stop the Dead Sea…

Leopard mortality on rise, 21 more die in March

New Delhi: At least 21 more leopards lost their lives in the first half of…

Five major biodiversity reports set to be finalised

Medellin: Scientists, biodiversity experts and policymakers from across the globe will assemble here to finalise…

New AI tech finds over 6K new craters on Moon

Toronto: A new artificial intelligence (AI)-based lunar mapping technology has accurately mapped over 6,000 new…

Humans flourished through super volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago: Study

London: Early humans survived a massive volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago as well as flourished…

Global biodiversity ‘crisis’ to be assessed at major summit

Paris: Earth is enduring a mass species extinction, scientists say -- the first since the…

Botswana accuses US of ‘encouraging’ elephant poaching

Johannesburg: Botswana's President Ian Khama on Friday accused the US government of encouraging elephant poaching…

The sorry state of Earth’s species, in numbers

Paris:As the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) prepares to unveil a…

NASA mulls to build huge spacecraft to blow up asteroid

London: Preparing itself to deal with a potential asteroid impact, NASA has drawn up plans…

Ancient giant shark tooth goes missing in Australia

Sydney: A giant fossilised tooth from a prehistoric shark has gone missing from a supposedly…

Rare Australian dolphin at risk of extinction: Study

Canberra: The rare Australian humpback dolphin needs urgent protection to be saved from extinction, a…

Africa’s oldest nuclear DNA found in Morocco

Rabat: The oldest nuclear DNA from Africa ever has been discovered in eastern Morocco, adding…

Modern humans mate with ancient hominins twice: Study

Washington: A new gene study has revealed that modern humans interbred with another species of…

Novel 3D-printable alloy for flexible devices, soft robots

Washington: Scientists have developed a novel alloy that can be used to 3D-print components for…