A students’ project from UK that plans to grow lettuce on Mars is among 10 other university projects to be included as payload on Mars One that will land on […]
Every New Year’s Eve at midnight, the glitter ball drops in New York’s Times Square and fireworks explode over the Thames in London and the Sydney Opera House. But in […]
Step aside words with letters, because for the first time an emoji is the the word of the year.
A newly discovered species of reptile, the Dampier peninsula goanna, has gone on display at the Western Australian Museum. The lizard is the world’s smallest addition to the Varanus genus, […]
A stone tool found at an archaeological dig in Turkey has been dated to 1.2 million years ago, making it quite possibly the oldest known object of its kind in […]
Medical researchers in 2014 reported interesting advances and even breakthroughs in the use of technology to help patients suffering from different diseases and injuries.
Summers in northeast Argentina are hot and humid. At siesta time, the people of this rural municipality like to drink “tereré” (cold yerba mate), which until now they had problems […]
Researchers in Canada have successfully tested a spray containing microscopic particles that one day could be used to make electricity for everything from mobile devices to homes.
A spectacular display of the Northern Lights has been seen across parts of the UK with the dancing lights visible to the naked eye.
The first ever hybrid aircraft to be able to recharge its batteries took off yesterday — potentially signalling the beginning of a new form of low-carbon, green flight.