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Mars likely to have enough oxygen for life support

As per a latest report, salty water just below the surface of Mars could hold enough oxygen.

23 Oct 2018 4:36 PM

Eliminating emissions in India and China can add years to people's lives

Previous research had explored mortality from exposure to fine particulate matter in India and China.

22 Oct 2018 9:38 AM

Researchers explain mechanism behind bendy straws

The mechanics that explain the ability of corrugated tubes to be extended and contracted in length are "pretty well established,"

22 Oct 2018 9:25 AM

Decision-making in single-cell organisms

The algae depend on nutrients in order to reproduce. However, they also need sexual mates which they find.

22 Oct 2018 9:11 AM

AstraZeneca's Lynparza shown to put brakes on ovarian cancer

Given as a maintenance therapy to reinforce initial chemotherapy, Lynparza halted or reversed tumour growth in 60 percent of patients.

22 Oct 2018 8:54 AM


Giant galaxy supercluster found lurking in early Universe

The structure is the largest and most massive to be found so early in the formation of the Universe.

21 Oct 2018 10:51 AM

Europe, Japan send spacecraft on 7-year journey to Mercury

ESA says the 1.3 billion-euro (USD 1.5 billion) mission is one of the most challenging in its history.

20 Oct 2018 2:43 PM

Carrots could be key to making greener buildings, say researchers

Cement is responsible for seven percent of total global CO2 emissions, according to International Energy Agency estimates.

20 Oct 2018 2:22 PM

Skull of ancient human found in burned Brazilian museum

The skull, though damaged, was protected by a cabinet that fell over the glass box it was encased in.

20 Oct 2018 12:05 PM

Scientists prepare for expedition to the world's deepest depths

The project, known as Five Deeps Expedition, will use a special submersible vehicle that took more than three years to build.

20 Oct 2018 11:55 AM


Modified cotton could be human food source

After cottonseed oil is extracted, the remaining high-protein meal from the new cotton plant can find many uses.

19 Oct 2018 10:13 AM

Scientists in Chile unveil 'A Cosmic Titan' cluster of galaxies

Hyperion is like 5,000 galaxies of the Milky Way.

18 Oct 2018 10:10 AM

No time to be nervous: cosmonaut shrugs off emergency landing

Ovchinin and American astronaut Nick Hague had to abort their mission on October 11.

17 Oct 2018 11:14 AM

'Vampire burial' of child with malaria discovered

The skeletal remains, uncovered by archaeologists included a skull with a rock intentionally inserted into the mouth.

16 Oct 2018 9:26 AM

Russia may resume manned space flights on November 28

Russia still planned to go ahead as planned with its next manned flight to the ISS in December.

16 Oct 2018 8:56 AM


International Space Station crew has enough supplies for at least six months

Russia has temporarily suspended all manned space launches after two astronauts made a dramatic emergency landing in Kazakhstan.

16 Oct 2018 8:44 AM

Rocket failure astronauts will go back into space

The two astronauts who survived the mid-air failure of a Russian rocket would fly again.

12 Oct 2018 1:05 PM

Virgin's Branson halts talks on $1 billion Saudi investment in space ventures

Branson also said he would suspend his directorship in two Saudi tourism projects around the Red Sea.

12 Oct 2018 10:20 AM

Russian space rocket fails in mid-air, two-man US-Russian crew lands safely

US astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin landed safely.

11 Oct 2018 6:07 PM

Boeing rocket for NASA over budget, could further delay launch: audit

Boeing is building the largest rocket in NASA’s history but the aerospace giant’s poor performance has resulted in an $8.9 billion price.

11 Oct 2018 10:34 AM