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Science

Antarctic ice floe crack forces UK scientists to leave

There are currently 88 scientists stationed at the Halley VI research centre, which monitors climate data.

18 Jan 2017 8:01 AM

Wearable sensors as ‘check engine’ light for health?

Blood oxygen levels decrease with rising altitudes during plane flights, in turn triggering fatigue.

17 Jan 2017 6:33 AM

The need to know risks and benefits of marijuana

The current lack of scientific information poses a public health risk.

17 Jan 2017 2:14 AM

Japan aborts mini-rocket mission shortly after liftoff

The rocket was carrying 3Kg TRICOM-1 observation satellite.

16 Jan 2017 7:52 AM

Superbug from India beats all antibiotics

American woman dies after contracting infection resistant to antimicrobial drugs.

16 Jan 2017 4:37 AM

SpaceX poised to launch for first time since Sept blast

September's blast destroyed a $200 million satellite Facebook had planned to use to beam high-speed internet to Africa.

14 Jan 2017 7:15 PM

US scientists activate predatory 'kill switch' in mice

The experiment turned the lab mice into super-eating machines, vigorously attacking food, bottle caps, and sticks as prey.

13 Jan 2017 8:57 AM

Scientists closer to solving mystery of Earth's core

Consensus has long been that the centre of the planet is composed of about 85 per cent iron and 10 per cent nickel.

13 Jan 2017 7:43 AM

Scientists: Moon over the hill at 4.51 billion years old

The moon formed within 60 million years of the birth of the solar system.

12 Jan 2017 8:03 AM

Giant telescope in Chile to seek habitable planets in Alpha Centauri

The ESO said it has signed a deal with Breakthrough Starshot.

11 Jan 2017 8:26 AM