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earth is drinking more seawater through the mariana trench than previously thought

Earth is "drinking" more seawater through the Mariana Trench than previously thought

A new study suggests that the seismic activity around the Mariana Trench have revealed that subducting tectonic plates are dragging more water deeper into the Earth, which could change our understanding of the global water cycle.........

humans are getting bigger and that means more strain on the world s food supply

Humans are getting bigger, and that means more strain on the world’s food supply

A new study conducted by researchers reveals that the nutritional demands for the human race are steadily climbing, and not just because there’s more of us. Humans are getting larger and larger, that’s going to put additional strain on food supplies. ........

scientists vote on new way to measure a kilogram

Scientists vote on new way to measure a kilogram

The reason for a proposed change to the International System of Measurement (SI) units, is that over time the prototype(Le Grand K) has lost atoms and therefore mass because it is "susceptible to damage and environmental factors," ........

lost continents discovered under antarctica mysterious universe

Lost Continents Discovered Under Antarctica | Mysterious Universe

NASA data from GOCE Enhanced satellite which died five years ago shows multiple lost continents underneath Antarctica.........

its officially confirmed earth has not one but three moons

Its officially confirmed, Earth has not one, but three moons

A team of astronomers at Hungary has confirmed that earth has not one but three moons. These moons are made up entirely of dust and are orbiting the planet 250,000 miles away, roughly the same distance as the moon.........

bionic mushroom generates clean energy

'Bionic mushroom' generates clean energy

US researchers have successfully tested the rather whacky idea of producing electricity from a mushroom covered in bacteria. The scientists used 3D printing to attach clusters of energy-producing bugs to the cap of a button mushroom.........

some dinosaurs laid exquisite coloured speckled and spotted eggs

Some dinosaurs laid exquisite coloured, speckled and spotted eggs

An analysis of 12 fossilised dinosaur eggshells from Europe, Asia, North America and South America detected the same two pigments present in colourful birds eggs in a dinosaur group called eumaniraptorans.........

nasa s dawn mission ends as spacecraft runs out of fuel

NASA’s Dawn Mission Ends as Spacecraft Runs Out of Fuel

NASA declares Dawn, a mission to the two largest bodies in the Solar System’s main asteroid belt, Vesta and Ceres, over after the spacecraft depletes its hydrazine fuel and stops communicating with the agency’s Deep Space Network.........

humans blamed for mass wildlife loss

Humans blamed for mass wildlife loss

A recent study by WWF conservation group says that "Exploding human consumption" has caused a massive drop in the global wildlife population in recent decades. The losses in the vertebrate species like mammals, fish, birds, amphibians and reptiles are averaged 60% between 1970 and 2014.........