NASA astronaut Victor Glover shared his first video from space as he and three other astronauts soared above the Earth while traveling to the International Space Station.
Efforts to curb ozone emissions that produce pollution have saved more than a billion sparrows, finches and other small migratory birds in the US over the past few decades, study reveals.
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Approximately 68 arrows up to 6,000 years old have been uncovered in Norway's Langfonne ice patch that is melting due to climate change. The arrows are made of stone, bones and shells.
As the year comes to a close, many Americans are hoping those to come will be better - and greener. A survey shows 77% see a completely environmentally friendly' Earth by year 2042.
The fossil bones are from a four-legged plant-eating scelidosaurus and a deadly two-legged carnivore sarcosaurus and were found in Antrim.
Researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto studied 225,556 people who had a blood test between 2007 and 2019 and also had a Covid test this year.
Madagascar at the time the bird was alive was awash with bizarre animals, due in part to its geographical isolation following the split from mainland India 88 million years ago.
Invasive dog-sized lizards are crawling its way through the southeast US. The black-and-white tegu has now been spotted in South Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana, and as far away as Texas.
US and UK experts found that the development of the humerus - the bone that runs from the shoulder to the elbow - made the animals better walkers than swimmers.
Twitter is reviving its coveted 'blue check mark' early 2021. The firm will remove the status from those who violate its rules, which could put Donald Trump at risk if he loses his 'world leaders...
Researchers from McGill University found that ice sheets at opposite ends of the Earth can influence one another by tweaking sea levels in surrounding waters.
Wiltshire-based Swindon Powertrain says that the conversion kit - which includes an electric motor and gearbox - can be fitted by most amateur mechanics.
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Five potential nurseries, dating from 3.6 to 16 million years ago, have been identified by University of Bristol researchers using fossilised teeth of different lengths.
Amateur astronomer Alberto Caballero decided to hunt through found data from the European Space Agency Gaia mission that has so far mapped 1.3 billion stars.
Launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Tuesday, the Falcon 9 flight was the seventh time that particular first stage booster had been used.
Analysis from experts at the University of North Carolina found the change did not make it more deadly or likely to cause severe symptoms.
UK and US researchers found healthy adults performed better on difficult cognitive tasks if the participants had consumed a cocoa drink containing high levels of flavanols.
A 350-pound loggerhead turtle was rescued on a Cape Cod beach, after officials found it on its back and unresponsive. This turtle is among 150 others that have been found cold-stunned on the shor...
But Dr Mahesh M. Bandi from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology believes candy floss machines can be used to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers led from the US cut into the fossilised remains of various dinosaurs to measure the growth lines in their bones and track how fast they grew.
A mass grave was uncovered by city workers in Vianen that dates back to the Late Middle Ages. Experts found 20 skeletons that were stacked and placed in a wooden box before burial.
In computerised gambling experiments, US participants had to pick a choice of either clicking on a 'safe' option or a 'risky' option - which experts say revealed how risk-averse they were.
Elon Musk claims Tesla is developing a battery with a range of 621 miles during a virtual conference. The CEO also hinted at a smaller Tesla hatchback specifically for the European market.
UK scientists have proved that changes in our stomach's muscle rhythms can quite literally prompt us to turn away from disgusting sights.
CDC officials are currently finalizing new guidelines suggesting that people exposed to a coronavirus-positive patient quarantine for between seven and 10 days rather than the standard 14 days.
A study finds astronauts heading to Mars will need more than just the right stuff - they will need 'conscientiousness.' Experts say the individual trait is seen as a pooled team-resource.
A 12-foot monolith was spotted in the Utah desert by state workers flying overhead in a helicopter. Officials are puzzled by the object, saying it could be art or a reference to Space Odyssey.
Porsche broke the Guinness World Record for the longest drift of an electric vehicle with its Tycan. The car traveled sideways for a total of 210 laps over 55 minutes and clocked in 26.2 miles.
The researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), Max Planck Institute and Caltech say the finding has big implications for our understanding of evolution.
Snapchat has launched a TikTok-esque in-app entertainment platform dedicated to promoting the most popular user-generated content.
Researchers from Jackson State University, Cornell University and the University of Hawaii worked with NASA to examine sediment data captured by the Curiosity Rover.
Indian researchers found the virus droplets evaporate dramatically and turns into a pancake-like film which allows the virus to stay on a surface for several hours.
The space rock - dubbed '2020 VT4' - was only spotted 15 hours after its closest approach by the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System on Mauna Loa, Hawaii.
In the immediate aftermath of the contested US election, Facebook implemented a change to its news feed algorithm that favoured large general news publishers.
UK researchers linked higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol in mothers with structural changes in the brains of newly born babies.
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Researchers at St. Jude's department of immunology in Tennessee found the combination of cytokines TNF-alpha and INF-gamma creates the cytokine storm.
A Victorian wash house built in 1847 to allow the poor people living in the city of Bath to wash regularly has been discovered by a team of archaeologists.
Medical University of South Carolina researchers obtained MRI scans for 339 patients with an average age of 72 and diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment.
Experts from Arizona and Louisiana analysed alligators in the wild, and found that young ones could regrow complex tails of cartilage, connective tissues and nerves.
Researchers from Trinity College Dublin surveyed 1,575 people on times they have suffered from a hoarse voice or vocal tract discomfort since coronavirus lockdown.
The Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops horridus - nicknamed the 'Dueling Dinosaurs' - are preserved together in what is thought to be a predator-prey encounter, where both fought to the death.
A new study of more than 135,000 children admitted to hospital until September 8, nin the US reveals that only 5,374 (4.0 per cent) tested positive. Of this tiny percentage, 359 were hospitalis...
Researchers from the Fundación Oceanogràfic worked with dolphins to discover how they handle diving and depth changes without developing the condition.
US researchers looked at the 250 top-grossing films in the US between 1994 and 2018, which also included Toy Story, Avatar and more adult films such as Pulp Fiction and The Matrix.
Researchers from the UK and the US found that a spiral artform daubed on a wall of a cave south of Bakersfield resembled the intoxicating flower known as 'sacred datura'.
Earth captured its second minimoon in Feb and experts uncovered intricate details of the asteroid dubbed 2020 CD3. They found it is the size of a small car and came 8,100 miles close to Earth.
Available through Facebook's Community Help page, 'Drives' allows users to start collections for clothing, food and other necessities that can be donated to others living in their area.
A new study shows people who put value on anecdotal evidence over scientific expertise are likelier to be conservative. Most liberals, meanwhile, trust science over personal perspective.
A magnetic spray made of polyvinyl alcohol, gluten and iron particles turns objects into robots that can be controlled by magnets. The spray can be applied to pills, allowing doctors to target ce...
The pairing of oysters and champagne actually has a basis in science, a new study claims - rather than just being a shallow display of wealth.
The celestial sight should - local weather permitting - be visible from anywhere on the Earth, experts said, although the best views are to be had near the equator.
The data, from the University of Maine's Climate Reanlayzer, is an average figure for the entire Arctic, an area measuring some 7.7 million square miles.
Researchers from Harvard University have found youngsters are willing to sacrifice their own happiness to punish others for bad behaviour.
A giant panda cub born in August at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, has been named Xiao Qi Ji, Mandarin for 'Little Miracle,' by online voters. Fans watched the birth on the zoo's Panda Cam.
If you've been curious about smart lights, but don't know where to start, there's plenty of deals on Philips Hue Starter Kits this Black Friday week on Amazon, with up to 40 per cent off.
A glitch uncovered on Twitter allows users to see and download Fleets past their expiration date. The bug was uncovered in the back-end system, allowing Fleets to be scraped from public accounts.
Professor Ken Dark, an archaeologist from the University of Reading, has spent 14 years studying remains under the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth, Israel.
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh used a statistical model to calculate the speed of the Milky Way's most distant stars and our galactic neighbour.
US experts found that after ten hours of seclusion, people not only want company but also exhibit increased brain responses to pictures of social interactions.
The Ultimate Ears Megaboom Wireless Bluetooth Speaker are now just £74.99 in the Amazon Black Friday Event. That's a big saving of £47.
Twitter says it labeled 300,000 election-related tweets as 'potentially misleading' between October 27 and November 11. In addition, 456 tweets were obscured with warning messages.
GM's new OnStar Insurance Services uses data from customers' on-board systems to determine their rate. A pilot program starts this week, with nationwide rollout planned for 2021.
A humanoid that lived six million years ago is found to have walked on all fours, leading experts to believe it was more closely related to chimps than humans - debunking a 20-year-old theory.
Google is testing a new app that uses AI to help vision-impaired people run with a guide dog or human assistant. The app tracks lines on the ground and provides audio cues to navigate the runner.
NASA has been eyeing 2024 for when it returns to the moon for nearly a year, but a new report from the space agency suggests the targeted date is 'unlikely' due to costs and other factors.
Chemicals already approved for human use have been combined to make the spray and lab studies show it inhibits the ability of the coronavirus to bind to human cells.
Divers inspecting Lithuania's Lake Asveja uncovered the remains of a 16th century soldier, along with his iron sword, two knives, leather boots with spurs and a leather belt with a buckle.
T-Mobile has enabled the 988 emergency number that connects customers directly to the National Suicide Prevention hotline. Callers will be directed to one of 180 facilities across the US.
US researchers found that wetter areas of the world's largest rainforest actually grow leaves more efficient at photosynthesis when exposed to dry air.
Elon Musk's Mars city will involve 'life in glass domes at first' until the planet is terraformed, but notes that will not happen in our lifetime. He says the domes will be ruins for future settl...
A sea otter surfaced in California's Morro Bay with a horn shark in its grasp. Officials are unclear of the female otter's intentions, as she may have been looking for a meal or just wanted to pl...
Researchers from China, Singapore and the US analysed and validated nearly 6 million different data sources to map out the ranges of different bee species.
University of Plymouth researchers took 19 high elevation samples from Mount Everest and its surrounding areas. 11 came from snow while eight were stream water.
An alpha female capuchin monkey and a young male eat the corpse of an infant that fell from a tree. Cannibalism isn't unheard of among primates but it's never been observed in capuchins.
Experts from the UK and China found that Fritillaria delavayi - in those areas where it is most heavily harvested - camouflages itself better against the surrounding rocks.
Oxford scientists found the close proximity to other people, reluctance to disclose symptoms and high prevalence of comorbidities makes society's incarcerated a 'high-risk' group.
Two apps from Israeli health tech firm Healthy.io use AI for at-home diagnoses in lockdown and come with associated kits for urine testing.
Research from Oxford University Hospitals looked at 12,180 healthcare workers in Oxford from April and November.
The world's first antibacterial phone has been built by a Reading-based company called Bullitt and the Cat S42 can also be washed fully with soap, sanitiser or bleach.
Experts found the insertion of the gene, called ARHGAP11B, resulted in a larger neocortex in the fetus of a common marmoset.
Ouroboros Steaks - named for and resembling the icon of a snake eating itself - were nominated for the London Design Museum's 2020 'Design of the Year Award'.
Cutting back one email aa day each could save over 16,000 tonnes of carbon a year, according to a study, equivalent of 81,152 flights from London to Madrid.
Facebook's new cloud gaming service is rolling out on desktop and Android. But Facebook Play VP Jason Rubin says 'our iOS path is uncertain,' as the company continues its beef with Apple.
Experts from Liverpool found this galactic 'fossil' hidden in the depths of the Milky Way by analysing the motions and composition of tens of thousands of stars.
Lichens consist of two or three organisms - typically an algae and a fungus - living together in a single, mutually beneficial and harmonious relationship.
Students at Rochester Institute of Technology uncovered hidden text on a 15th century manuscript with an imaging system they built. The text was erased so the parchment could be reused.
A 200-year-old wreck of a cargo ship has been discovered on Florida's Crescent Beach near St. Augustine. The area has lost 10 feet of sand due to erosion that revealed the ship's remains.
Researchers mapping the seafloor off the coast of Tasmania captured the moment a meteor flew through the atmosphere as a fireball and then disintegrated over the ocean.
Tesla's Model S sedan and Model Y crossover SUV are not longer 'recommended' by Consumer Reports due to reliability concerns involving air suspension and body hardware.
Researchers led from Australia found that caesarean births mean that babies are not expose to the 'good' bacteria in their mothers' birth passage.
Monarch butterfly caterpillars (danaus plexippus) become aggressive fighters in their quest for milkweed - a herbaceous plant and their favourite food.
817 over-65 Covid patients were admitted to hospital and became part of the US-wide study. 226 (28 per cent) were delirius, making it the sixth most common symptom.
Researchers from Southampton evaluated the impact of various types of beverage packaging - including glass and plastic bottles, aluminium cans and milk cartons.
The websites of major UK retailers have crashed due to extraordinary demand for the PlayStation 5 console, which has launched today.
Dr Matías Fosco of Favaloro Foundation University Hospital in Buenos Aires, led the study and said stress, poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle were likely to blame.
The innovation, called Aureus, is made from up-cycled crop waste that can be attached to the sides of buildings to harvest invisible UV light.
Officials are blaming killer whales on the vanishing population of great white sharks along Cape Town's coast. Experts say sightings have dwindled over the years to none at all in 2019.
Millennium Seed Bank (MBB) in Sussex hides its extensive collection of seeds from around the world, banking them to conserve them for the future.
Harley-Davidson unveiled the first e-bikes from Serial 1, the Mosh and the Rush, which comes in three variations. The Rush/Cty Step-Thru (pictured) eliminates the crossbar and can reach 20mph.
Columbia University found that the number of infectious people in the U.S. rose by 34 percent over the last week, after rising another 36 the week prior to that, according to the Washington Post.
According to the WWF's 'What's in the net?' report, millions of sharks, at least 720,000 seabirds and 345,000 seals or sealions are accidentally caught each year across the globe.
It has taken over a decade, but scientists have finally discovered how the Blue Nebula formed. The team says the ring is actually a cone and the glowing debris is a result of two stars merging.
Scientists have had a nature-defying breakthrough - they created diamonds at room temperature inside a lab. The team applied a twisting force of pressure to carbon crystallize.
Researchers from the US studied the changes in brain volume of 712 senior women and compared this with their estimated annual level of air pollution exposure.
Apple is set to charge developers who make less than $1 million in sales a year a 15% commission fee - half of the standard. Big names like Epic Games and Spotify have hit back at the change.
German researchers found a link between high smartphone use - particularly on gaming or social media apps - and the desire for an immediate monetary reward.
The FAA has given permission for the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again. The top-selling planes were grounded in March 2019 after two crashes barely five months apart claimed a total of 346 lives.
Researchers say the case study from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) in Melbourne indicates children can mount a strong response against the virus and contain it.
Archaeologists and volunteers from the National Park Authority and the University of Bournemouth carried out the excavations at the Beaulieu Estate in Hampshire.
The rocket - carrying a payload of two satellites that together cost €315 million (£281.5 million) - blasted-off from Kourou, French Guiana at 01:52 GMT on Nov. 17.
Alejandro Jiménez Serrano, the archaeologist leading the excavation at Qubbet el-Hawa said the discovery was the first of its kind from ancient Egypt.
Researchers used the Pleiades supercomputer at the space agency's Ames Research Center in California to turn predicted Martian cloud movements into sound.
The project from Europe-wide researchers, called Odeuropa, will recreate aromas that were inhaled by the world's inhabitants between 500 and 100 years ago.
The US Army is funding a project that could lead to brain-machine interfaces. It includes an algorithm capable of isolating brain signals and linking them to specific behaviors such as walking an...
An expert from Norway polled 917 people aged 14-77 to determine how the relationship between passion, grit and a positive mindset changes as we age.
Researchers have found that wrinkled peas prevent 'sugar spikes' where blood sugar levels rise sharply after a meal - thought to contribute to diabetes.
Haunted houses have entertained people for more than a century and a study reveals that this fear is entertaining because it provides a short deviation from an individual's normal physiological s...
French researchers tracked more than 104,000 people over ten years, looking at how many sugary or sugar-free soft drinks they consumed.
McBroken.com shows you which McDonald's have working ice cream machines near you, with a green dot indicating the machine is functional and a red one if it's out of order.
A nuclear-powered engine could take astronauts to Mars in just three months. A firm delivered the concept to NASA, which claims to have twice the rocket efficiency as a chemical compulsion.
Twitter has added a banner at the top of users' feeds that aims to combat misinformation about mail-in voting and early election that urges users to be wary about 'unconfirmed claims.'
Apple claims its new Ceramic Shield on its iPhone 12 lineup is 'tougher than any smartphone glass,' and Allstate put those claims to the test during its Breakability Drop Tests.
Self-cloning mutant crayfish are invading a Belgian cemetery. The marbled crayfish produces asexually, allowing populations to grow rapidly that can destroy the local biodiversity.
A study of more than 5,000 US-based couples found that in 79 per cent of relationships, both people fall into the 'non-ideal' category for heart health.
The Musician Wren is now 'seldom seen' in its native Amazon rainforest and has declined in numbers since field studies in the 1980s in areas that haven't even suffered deforestation, researchers ...
Researchers at Purdue University have developed a new white paint that reflects 95.5 percent of sunlight and remains cooler than its surroundings even when the sun is at its peak.
SpaceX recently shared an ambitious plan to build a Starlink satellite constellation around Mars. The devices would allow the human who move to the Red Planet communicate.
A study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison wrapped the e-bandage around the chests of rats who had a cut on their backs. This caused the wound to heal in just three days versus 12 in others.
On Dec. 21, during winter solstice, four of Juno's cameras captured images of the Jovian moon Io, the most volcanic body in our solar system, on the mission's 17th flyby of the gas giant.
The ancient workshop is thought to date back to the 18th Dynasty, during the reign of Amenhotep III - King Tut's grandfather. The sphinx and hundreds of hieroglyphic fragments were found at the s...
A NASA rover has collected micro organisms from three feet into the ground in Chile's Atacama desert to give scientists a clear picture of what kind of bacteria they might expect to get from Mars...
In a profanity-laden tirade from one of TV's most famous liaisons of science and learning, viewers were dealt a stark warning about the disastrous effects of climate change.
On stage, Bezos took the wraps off a massive model of what will be the firm's first lunar lander, dubbed Blue Moon. The event kicked off at 4 p.m. in Washington D.C, and was not live streamed.
NASA is investigating how best to respond to the possibility of an asteroid or a comet colliding with Earth in fictional situations.
Building off of a concept introduced by physicist Gerard O'Neill - who Bezos himself studied under during his time at Princeton - the Blue Origin founder outlined habitats that could hold cities.
After connectivity issues with the Disney+ during its launch yesterday, Vizio has announced it's working on an update for its SmartCast TVs that could help some users access the service.
A 2016 discovery that the Tullimonstrum had a stiffened rod of cartilage saw Tully classified as a predatory vertebrate - now University College Cork researchers believe the grouping was wrong.
NASA Mars 2020 mission is set to explore the Jezero crater, which scientists have now determined is littered with hydrated silica and carbonates - two elements that could hold signs of microbial ...
Over the past 20 years, experts from Durham University have been studying the remains of 110 Anglo-Saxons found buried in the dunes near the Northumberland castle.
Black Friday fever is almost upon us, and this year online retailer Amazon is rolling out the deals a whole week early in what will be its 'biggest ever' event.
'Director's View' lets users cycle between different lenses on their phones and also allows them to 'lock on' to a subjects that they're recording, keeping them in focus according to snippets of ...
The drawings, around 4 inches in length, were discovered in the rocky area of San Juan, near the town of Albuquerque in the province of Badajoz in western Spain.
Burning of the rainforest in southwestern Amazonia, could release aerosols such as black carbon which may speed up the melting of the Andean glaciers, finds Rio de Janeiro State University.
A study found that plate tectonics were triggered by intense bombardment of meteors 3.2 billion years ago -transforming the hot, primordial mushy surface into the present rugged landscape.
The largely intact Styracosaurus skull has wonky horns and was discovered by then graduate student Scott Persons in 2015 in Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada.
Speaking at an event on AI technology in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, president Putin called for safeguards, setting out rules for how humans should interact with the robots.
The battery-powered devices about the size of a small cooler and can deliver packages autonomously, but for now, they'll be accompanied with a human while they're being tested out.