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Mars may have a complicated mantle claims study

February 27, 2017 2:55:22 pm

Scientists who have studied the geochemical changes over time in the lava flows of a major volcanic province on the red planet say, "Mars may have a complicated mantle."

NASA may send robotic spacecraft to the Sun in 2018

February 27, 2017 2:13:11 pm

NASA plans to send its first robotic spacecraft to the Sun next year that is slated to get within six million kilometres of the blazing star to probe its atmosphere.

Scientists develop a West Nile Virus forecasting model to predict time, intensity of an attack

February 26, 2017 3:49:33 pm

Scientists have for the first time developed a forecasting model to accurately predict the timing and intensity of West Nile Virus (WNV) outbreaks.

Scientists discover a large Mayan jade pendant with carved inscriptions

February 26, 2017 2:51:17 pm

Scientists have discovered a large piece of carved jade that once belonged to an ancient Maya king, inscribed with a historical text decribing its first owner.

Interactive health apps could lead to healthier lifestyle if spoken in a controlled tone

February 26, 2017 1:27:48 pm

Online health tools with good but controlled communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, a team of researchers has said.

Unmanned Russian Progress 66 Rocket docks with International Space station

February 26, 2017 12:55:42 pm

The unmanned Russian Progress 66 cargo ship docked at the Pirs Docking Compartment of the International Space Station on Friday, said NASA.

Solar eclipse 2017 today: Here is how to watch the spectacle safely

February 26, 2017 12:04:24 pm

The moon will not be able to completely cover the sun and will end up leaving a 'ring of fire' around its edges.

NASA scientists recover lost football sized balloon, a year after flight over Antarctica

February 26, 2017 10:49:02 am

Scientists have recovered a lost football-field-sized balloon with a telescope hanging beneath it from Antarctica after a year of its flight.

Rare luminous nebula spotted 10 billion light years away poses cosmic puzzle

February 26, 2017 10:25:56 am

Astronomers have spotted an enormous, glowing blob of gas in the distant universe, with no obvious source of power for the light it is emitting.

Climate change causing ‘early blooms’ in Arctic 

February 25, 2017 11:26:30 pm

While how early a plant emerges from its winter slumber depends on the species, the study demonstrates that the Arctic landscape is changing rapidly.

Ancient giant penguin lived alongside dinosaurs: Study

February 25, 2017 8:34:19 pm

The penguin lived about 61 million years ago and reached a body length of about 150 centimetres - making it almost as big as Anthropornis nordenskjoeldi, the largest known fossil penguin

Stash of rare Bronze Age weapons discovered in Scotland 

February 25, 2017 7:56:45 pm

"There was no real indication of the wealth of archaeological remains before the dig," said Ronan Toolis, from the GUARD Archaeology Limited