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2010 Gulf oil spill pollution sent to seafloor 2010 Gulf oil spill pollution sent to seafloor

Scientists working in the Gulf of Mexico have found that contaminants from the massive 2010 Deepwater…


Don’t miss seeing Mars close approach tonight Don’t miss seeing Mars close approach tonight

Monday is the day, Mars, the red planet, is at its closest to Earth in 11 years as it comes within 47.2…


World’s best beaches 2016: Plan your next holiday in paradise World’s best beaches 2016: Plan your next holiday in paradise

Dreams of white sand beaches and paradisiacal ocean waves dancing in your head? With the holiday season…


NASA tries again to inflate spare room in space NASA tries again to inflate spare room in space

Washington, United States:  NASA tried again Saturday to inflate an add-on room at the International…


Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe Scientists finally know what stopped Mongol hordes from conquering Europe

In 1206, Genghis Khan, a fierce tribal chieftain from northern Mongolia, began to take over the world.…


Gadgets which are replacing alarm clocks Gadgets which are replacing alarm clocks

You are pretty sure to wake yourself up using the Android alarm app while primitive residents relied…


3D model shows  sea waves move materials 3D model shows sea waves move materials

  Mathematicians have developed a new 3-D model that reveals how invisible internal sea waves move…


New gatekeeper for light discovered New gatekeeper for light discovered

Imagine a device that is selectively transparent to various wavelengths of light at one moment, and…


NASA successfully deploys space station’s inflatable room NASA successfully deploys space station’s inflatable room

US space agency NASA successfully deployed the first experimental inflatable room attached to the International…


Researchers Identify How Zika Virus Infects Placenta Researchers Identify How Zika Virus Infects Placenta

A team of researchers led by Indian-origin scientists have discovered that the deadly Zika virus can…


NASA to make second attempt to inflate expandable habitat on ISS NASA to make second attempt to inflate expandable habitat on ISS

Washington:  After NASA's first attempt at deploying an inflatable habitat on the International…


Why do Robins lay blue eggs? Why do Robins lay blue eggs?

The light bright blue color of robin’s eggs has just a hint of green mixed in! It’s hard…


Discovered: A planet 8 times larger than Jupiter Discovered: A planet 8 times larger than Jupiter

A team of astronomers has discovered a planet that is at least eight times larger than Jupiter, CI Tau…


Thousands of strange hills built by giant earthworms Thousands of strange hills built by giant earthworms

East of the Andes mountains, in the floodplains of great Orinoco River of South America, there lies…


New Zealand's Maori 'emotiki' join emoji crowd New Zealand's Maori 'emotiki' join emoji crowd

People wanting to text in a Maori "accent" will soon to be able to do so with the release…


2 new features for Samsung J series users 2 new features for Samsung J series users

Samsung has unveiled two new features for their J series 2016 edition of smartphones, ideal for the…


Giant Planet Orbits a Baby Star Giant Planet Orbits a Baby Star

In contradiction to the long-standing idea that larger planets take longer to form, U.S. astronomers…


Creatures weren't safer in south during dinosaur extinction Creatures weren't safer in south during dinosaur extinction

A study of more than 6,000 marine fossils from the Antarctic shows that the mass extinction event that…


Ice age on Mars occurred 400,000 years ago Ice age on Mars occurred 400,000 years ago

Using radar data from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), scientists have found a record of…


First robot mobile RoBoHon goes on sale in Japan First robot mobile RoBoHon goes on sale in Japan

TOKYO:  The world's first robotic mobile phone RoBoHon, a pocket-size walking and dancing…


Original Seeds of Supermassive Black Holes Spotted: Study Original Seeds of Supermassive Black Holes Spotted: Study

In a major step forward in understanding how supermassive black holes were born after the Big Bang,…


740 mn years old tiny vampires found 740 mn years old tiny vampires found

Vampires are real -- at least the amoebae variety -- and they have been around for millions of years,…


Solar-powered plane completes latest leg of world tour Solar-powered plane completes latest leg of world tour

The world's largest solar-powered aircraft, Solar Impulse 2 on Thursday   completed the latest…


Xiaomi Mi Drone poses price challenge to DJI Xiaomi Mi Drone poses price challenge to DJI

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has announced its first drone, pricing it significantly lower than a…


Legal Marijuana? Related Teen Issues Decline Legal Marijuana? Related Teen Issues Decline

A survey of more than 216,000 adolescents from all 50 states indicates the number of teens with marijuana-related…


Cattle drugs could fuel climate change Cattle drugs could fuel climate change

Dosing farm animals with antibiotics increases greenhouse gas emissions from cow dung, research suggests.…


US biochemist wins award for rewriting DNA US biochemist wins award for rewriting DNA

HELSINKI: US biochemical engineer Frances Arnold on Tuesday won a million-euro technology prize in Finland…


Twitter to bring more room to tweet soon Twitter to bring more room to tweet soon

NEW YORK: Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or less.  …


Police at Google's Paris office after reports of tax raid Police at Google's Paris office after reports of tax raid

PARIS: An Associated Press reporter has seen police officers at Google's headquarters in Paris following…


Rapid rise of the Mesozoic sea dragons Rapid rise of the Mesozoic sea dragons

In the Mesozoic, the time of the dinosaurs, from 252 to 66 million years ago, marine reptiles such as…


Plant cell wall development revealed in new way Plant cell wall development revealed in new way

Scientists have mapped changes in composition of plant cell walls over space and time, providing new…


Monkey seen caring for dying mate then grieving after she dies Monkey seen caring for dying mate then grieving after she dies

It’s a tear-jerker worthy of Hollywood – and one of the first examples of compassionate…


Jupiter hit by 6.5 objects per year Jupiter hit by 6.5 objects per year

Jupiter is hit by an average of 6.5 objects per year that create impacts large enough to be visible…


E3 video game trade event adds sideshow for players E3 video game trade event adds sideshow for players

Free tickets to E3 Live were available online at www.e3livela.com, with those lucky enough to get them…


Ancient Chinese pottery reveals 5,000-yr-old beer brew Ancient Chinese pottery reveals 5,000-yr-old beer brew

Residue on pottery from an archeological site has revealed the earliest evidence of beer brewing in…


Facebook apologies for plus-size ad ban Facebook apologies for plus-size ad ban

Facebook has apologised after refusing to run an advert featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday wearing…


Why sea ice cover around Antarctica is rising Why sea ice cover around Antarctica is rising

Why has the sea ice cover surrounding Antarctica been increasing slightly, in sharp contrast to the…


App That Turns Smartphones Into Earthquake Detectors App That Turns Smartphones Into Earthquake Detectors

New York:  Researchers today released a Japanese version of an Android app that takes information…


One Trillion Species Residing On Earth: Study One Trillion Species Residing On Earth: Study

New York:  The Earth could contain nearly one trillion species, of which 99.999 percent are yet…

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