Science

Possible breakthrough in MS treatment

Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute have identified a set of compounds that may be used to treat multiple sclerosis in a new way...

Nasa’s IRIS spacecraft sees under the Sun

IRIS spacecraft captures data that focuses on the thin layer between the Sun’s surface and its scorchingly hot corona and could help us predict solar...

Here is why meteorite rocks are worth a fortune

Meteorite hunters risk prison, even death, to find rare space rocks that are older than earth itself. Here's why these meteorite rocks are worth a...

Nasa’s MAVEN spacecraft set to launch to Mars today

Nasa’s MAVEN spacecraft, aboard an Atlas V rocket, is waiting at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 41 to blast off into...

Spotted: an asteroid with six comet-like tails

For the first time, Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope has spotted an asteroid, dubbed P/2013 P5, with six comet-like tails of dust...

Aviation safety: how planes save lives

Aircraft safety enhancements mandated by civil aviation authorities over the past 30 years has stemmed from hard lessons learned from earlier crashes...

Exoplanet found without a star

Astronomers have found an exoplanet that is not orbiting a star. This free-floating planet, dubbed PSO J318.5-22, is just 80 light-years away from Earth...

Video game helps identify new brain cell involved in navigation

By measuring the brain activity of participants while they played a simple video game, researchers identified a new type of cell that helps people keep...

Watery asteroid in dying star points to habitable exoplanets

Astronomers have found the shattered remains of an asteroid that contained huge amounts of water orbiting a white dwarf, which points to a habitable exoplanet...

Resurrecting extinct species

Scientists may be able to bring back extinct animals – even if those animals have no closely related descendants or carefully preserved DNA...

Facial recognition software still not as good as researchers

Despite video footage of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, the FBI still had to resort to the old-fashioned “do you know this person?” technique to...

Searching the sea for toxins

Scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute are developing a robot that can alert scientists to harmful algal blooms...

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