Who else is fond of a warm embrace? the warm, enveloping comfort of a hug. The taught us many things, some more important than others — but one of those is just how much many of us rely on these embraces for a sense of re..
In a study published on Monday, scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Cornell University their findings from a research project which analyzed ripples in spacetime created by two black holes that spiraled inward and eventually merged into..
Andrew Morgan has seen some of the worst things that can happen to the human body. As a battlefield doctor with the US Army, he's treated young soldiers whose..
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The commercial race to get tourists to space is heating up between Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. On July 11, Bra..
There are many things humanity must overcome before any return journey to Mars is launched. The two major players are NASA and SpaceX, which work together intimately on missions to the International Space Station but have competi..
Places around the world that exist at the extreme end of the spectrum. During the Cold War, the US and Soviets both created ambitious projects to drill de..
The study follows earlier hypotheses on superdeep earthquakes and explores whether water stored hundreds of kilometers below the Earth’s surface may be responsible for the phenomena. An earlier explanation, although partially discounte..
More than 50 years ago, researchers found that chickens start to learn the sounds of their mothers’ calls even before hatching. The findings, published in Science in , demonstrated that c..
Chinese daily Global Times said that the so-called artificial sun as the Chinese nuclear fusion project is known also succeeded in maintaining plasma at 160 million degrees Celsius for 20 seconds. These tim..
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The conservation status of each animal, plant and fungi species is compiled by the IUCN in what is called the "Red List." The organization sets criteria for how species are considered endangered and extinct, and the Red List is considered the..
Among the many global catastrophic risks known to humans, some are entertained in the media more than the others. Asteroid impacts, supervolcano eruptions and climate change have all received the Hollywood treatment. And each of these have taken a devast..
The telescope was projected to operate for 5 to 10 years its science mission is likely to last “significantly more” than 10 years — more than double the minimum time for the mission. Initially, ..
But some scientists are taking that concept to the extreme, with the end goal of bringing technology to a whole new frontier: the inside of our bodies. While pacemakers, ..
The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bengaluru was established on 27 May 1909 by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata. In 112 years the institute has conducted cutting-edge research in various scientific fields and provided innovative solutions. he Indian Institute of Science (IISc) sto..
In 2007, United States senator Harry Reid expressed his curiosity into multiple UFO reports coming from the armed forces. The Pentagon subsequently investigated these, and set up the Unidentified A..
Health authorities in the UK have said that two variants from the or the so-called Indian variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus have been identified and are being monitored as Variants Under Investigation (VUI). So far, the UK has reported over 400 cases of the B.1.617 variant of the in the country. ..