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Now Jared and Ivanka pressure Trump on the Paris agreement: Couple are backing climate cha...

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. The Conversation. President Donald Trump has the environmental community un...

NASA measuring risks and “significant” cost of crew on maiden SLS launch

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is preparing to test rescue and recovery techniques needed for the Orion space craft's ocean splash down following a 2018 voyage to the Moon, ...

Scientists Taught Bees To Play Football. Sort Of.

Most people don't often think about bees' brainpower. Bees are generally regarded as tiny unthinking machines, flying from flower to flower, genetically pre-programmed to collect pollen and nectar an...

‘Ring of fire’ eclipse treat for southern skygazers

Find out how to safely watch a stunning annular eclipse that will appear this week in the skies over South America and Africa. View Images. An annular eclipse darkens the sky over China's Henan Provi...

Great Barrier Reef authority warns of ‘moderate to severe’ bleaching

Another severe bleaching event could soon hit the UNESCO world heritage site, according to scientists and tour operators. BY HARRY PEARL. Photo by David Gray/Reuters. Abnormally high sea surface temp...

New research demonstrates the power of bumblebees’ brains

Match of the day will never be the same. Scientists have taught bumblebees how to score goals in order to win a reward. The bees are happy to cooperate but do not need a €200,000 Ferrari that they ca...

DNA Research Shows Modern Humans Benefit From Neanderthal DNA

A gene's ancestry changes the way it is regulated, affecting appearance and health. Dyani Lewis reports. Share. Tweet. An artist's impression of how Neanderthals and modern humans may have interacted...

Exciting newfound solar system comes with caveats

Discovering several Earth-size planets around TRAPPIST-1 means the likelihood of finding life within the habitable zones of other star systems could be much greater than previously thought. BY NANCY ...

Score! Bumblebees see how to sink ball in goal, then do it better

Bumblebees in a lab recently channeled their inner Lionel Messi by learning to move a tiny ball across a platform and into a target "goal." But they weren't in training for the insect World Cup; scie...

Space X Mars Robotic Mission ‘Red Dragon’ Deferred To 2020

Last Updated Feb 22, 2017 5:24 AM EST. A Russian Progress cargo ship bound for the International Space Station was successfully launched from Kazakhstan early Wednesday, but the approach of a SpaceX ...

Neanderthal ancestors still influencing us through our genes

neanderthal A girl looks through the replica of a neanderthal skull displayed in the new Neanderthal Museum in the northern town of Krapina, Croatia, Feb. 25, 2010. Photo: REUTERS/Nikola Solic. Homo ...

Alphabet suing Uber over patent theft: CNET News Video

SAN DIEGO, CA – A Western New York native was part of the team of scientists which discovered several planets which could potentially sustain life, as announced by NASA on Wednesday. “We are still ex...

TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN. Less than 6 months away!

A classic 'diamond ring' effect seen just before the moon completely covers the face of the sun during a total solar eclipse like the one that will traverse the United States on Aug. 21. Image Courte...

Jupiter craft stuck going in long loops

ROUND AND ROUND: An artist's rendering of NASA's Juno spacecraft making a close pass over Jupiter. Yesterday, NASA said the spacecraft is stuck making long laps around the gas giant because of sticky...

Could Trappist-1f and its Exoplanets Support Life?

Wednesday at 1 pm Eastern, NASA will announce findings on a discovery outside our solar system. No, it's not aliens. It's never aliens. Rather, NASA is eager to tell us about new exoplanets — planets...

Here’s an Aerial View of a Massive Iceberg Shearing away from Antarctica

Based out of Tromso, a city in the Arctic, Vikram Goel has been travelling to Antarctica to study the glaciers there. Omair Ahmad. Published Yesterday · 11:30 pm. An Indian scientist is studying the ...

GPS glitch delays SpaceX cargo ship docking at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX called off the docking of a Dragon cargo ship at the International Space Station on Wednesday due to a problem with the capsule's GPS navigation system, the U....

Does the Large Hadron Collider Actually Disprove Ghosts?

Renowned physicist Brian Cox has claimed that the lack of any physical evidence being detected by the highly sensitive Large Hadron Collider disproves the existence of ghosts. Four in 10 Americans re...

7 Earth-sized planets discovered — just a mere 40 light years away

Researchers on Wednesday said they had made one of the most exciting discoveries yet in the search for habitable worlds beyond our own, announcing they had spotted seven Earth-size planets — any of w...

New evidence highlights maternal hierarchy of Pueblo Bonito

You must be thinking the concept of 'Women Empowerment' to be a modern concept. But the belief is somehow false, as a team of international researchers have come up with the evidence about women, rul...