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Jellyfish ‘can sense ocean currents’

Jellyfish ‘can sense ocean currents’

Jellyfish can sense the ocean current and actively swim against it, according to a study that involved…


New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter

New Horizons probe eyes Pluto for historic encounter

A Nasa probe is to start photographing the icy world of Pluto, to prepare itself for a historic encounter…


MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets

MPs: Ban fracking to meet carbon targets

An influential committee of MPs has called for a moratorium on fracking on the grounds that it could…


Scientists slow the speed of light Scientists slow the speed of light

A team of Scottish scientists has made light travel slower than the speed of light. They sent photons…


Jellyfish \'can sense ocean currents\' Jellyfish \'can sense ocean currents\'

Jellyfish can sense the ocean current and actively swim against it, according to a study that involved…


Brazil\'s most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years Brazil\'s most populous region facing worst drought in 80 years

Brazil's Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said the country's most populous region…


Hidden magnetic messages found in meteorites

Hidden magnetic messages found in meteorites

London: Geologists from University of Cambridge have uncovered hidden magnetic messages from the early…


NASA, Microsoft to help scientists in virtual exploration of Mars

NASA, Microsoft to help scientists in virtual exploration of Mars

Washington: The US space agency has teamed up with Microsoft to develop a new software that will enable…


Milky Way wormholes could be ‘galactic transport system’

Milky Way wormholes could be ‘galactic transport system’

Washington: Researchers have recently revealed that Milky Way galaxy could be huge wormhole and galactic…


Internet will ‘disappear’, Google boss tells Davos
Internet will ‘disappear’, Google boss tells Davos

DAVOS, Switzerland: Google boss Eric Schmidt predicted on Thursday (Jan 22) that the internet will soon…


Twitter to update users ‘while you were away’
Twitter to update users ‘while you were away’

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter is updating its feeds to give users a recap of tweets missed while not connected…


Laser-etched metal \'bounces\' water Laser-etched metal \'bounces\' water

Physicists in the US have created metal surfaces that repel water to the extent that droplets bounce…


Huge asteroid to whip past Earth on Monday Huge asteroid to whip past Earth on Monday

Cape Canaveral, Florida:  An asteroid up to 1,800 feet (550 meters) across is headed Earth's…


Dawn spacecraft gets an eyeful of dwarf planet Ceres Dawn spacecraft gets an eyeful of dwarf planet Ceres

The American space agency's Dawn spacecraft is bearing down on Ceres, the largest object in the…


Is this the biggest fruit in the world? Is this the biggest fruit in the world?

What is the largest fruit there has ever been, and just how big is it possible for fruit to get? The…


Dating apps found \'leaking\' location data Dating apps found \'leaking\' location data

Many mobile dating apps can be hacked to expose the exact location of users, warn security experts.…


Microsoft plans to boost Windows Phone with cross-format apps Microsoft plans to boost Windows Phone with cross-format apps

Microsoft will apparently address Windows Phone's crippling shortcoming - a deficient application…


Dating apps found ‘leaking’ location data
Dating apps found ‘leaking’ location data

Many mobile dating apps can be hacked to expose the exact location of users, warn security experts.…


Soviet Union collapse ‘affected region’s wildlife’
Soviet Union collapse ‘affected region’s wildlife’

  The socioeconomic shocks following the collapse of the Soviet Union also affected the region’s…


Dawn spacecraft gets an eyeful of dwarf planet Ceres

Dawn spacecraft gets an eyeful of dwarf planet Ceres

The American space agency’s Dawn spacecraft is bearing down on Ceres, the largest object in the…


Commercial bees threaten wild bees, say researchers Commercial bees threaten wild bees, say researchers

LONDON: The trade in bees used for honey or to pollinate crops could have a devastating impact on wild…


Asteroid 2004 BL86 to fly by Earth safely on January 26, says NASA Asteroid 2004 BL86 to fly by Earth safely on January 26, says NASA

From its reflected brightness, astronomers estimate that the asteroid, designated 2004 BL86, is about…


US okays world’s 1st device to fight obesity

US okays world’s 1st device to fight obesity

WASHINGTON: A first-of-its-kind implant to treat obesity that curbs appetite by electrically stimulating…


Star with 3 planets larger than Earth discovered Star with 3 planets larger than Earth discovered

Washington:  NASA's Kepler space telescope has discovered a star with three planets only slightly…


Lost Beagle2 probe found ‘intact’ on Mars

Lost Beagle2 probe found ‘intact’ on Mars

The missing Mars robot Beagle2 has been found on the surface of the Red Planet, apparently intact. High-resolution…


SpaceX releases video of rocket crash-landing on ocean barge SpaceX releases video of rocket crash-landing on ocean barge

HAWTHRONE, CALIFORNIA: SpaceX has released dramatic footage of its booster rocket trying to land on…


2014 warmest year on record, say US researchers

2014 warmest year on record, say US researchers

2014 was the warmest year on record, with global temperatures 0.68C (1.24F) above the long-term average,…


Astronauts\' year-long mission will test limits Astronauts\' year-long mission will test limits

Miami:  Two men are about to spend a year at the orbiting International Space Station, in an experiment…


Bar-headed geese: Highest bird migration tracked- nature

Bar-headed geese: Highest bird migration tracked- nature

A tracking study has revealed the secrets of the world’s highest bird migration - the Himalayan…


Smart shoe devices generate power from walking

Smart shoe devices generate power from walking

German researchers have built shoe-sized devices that harvest power from the act of walking. The technology…


Google and Apple in $415m \'non-poaching\' settlement offer Google and Apple in $415m \'non-poaching\' settlement offer

Four of the world's biggest tech giants - Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe - have agreed to a new…


Fingerprints ‘breakthrough’ for wildlife crime investigators

Fingerprints ‘breakthrough’ for wildlife crime investigators

Scientists say they have made a forensic breakthrough in the fight against wildlife crime. A team from…


Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children
Facebook launches Amber Alerts to help find missing children

New York: Facebook users in the U.S. will soon receive Amber Alerts to help find missing children who…


SpaceX capsule docks with ISS

SpaceX capsule docks with ISS

The privately built Dragon capsule has docked with the International Space Station (ISS) carrying a…


Rare shark birth captured on camera

Rare shark birth captured on camera

A remarkable photograph of the live birth of a thresher shark has cast light on the lives of these elusive,…


Most fossil fuels \'unburnable\' under 2C climate target Most fossil fuels \'unburnable\' under 2C climate target

Most of the world's fossil fuel reserves will need to stay in the ground if dangerous global warming…


The LQG
The LQG

This structure, my friends, is the Large Quasar Group. Our galaxy, the Milky Way, is only one hundred…


The universe\'s largest electrical current The universe\'s largest electrical current

Only a few years ago, scientists stumbled upon an electrical current of cosmic proportions: 10^18 amps,…


The universe\'s largest water reservoir The universe\'s largest water reservoir

Twelve billion light years away, the universe's largest water reservoir resides in the heart of…

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