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Australia fires are harbinger of planet’s future, say scientists

Apocalyptic scenes give glimpse of what would be normal conditions in 3C worldThe bushfires ravaging Australia are a clear sign of what is to come ar...

Australia fires are harbinger of planet’s future, say scientists

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Australia bushfires are harbinger of planet’s future, say scientists Apocalyptic scenes give glimpse of what would be normal conditions in 3C worldThe bushfires ravaging Australia are a clear sign of what is to come ar...
01:24, 2020-01-14

Australia's massive fires could become routine, climate scientists warn Bushfires ravaging Australia have provided a foretaste of the kinds of conditions that could become normal unless the world moves rapidly to curb emi...
03:52, 2020-01-14

The Australian fires are a harbinger of things to come. Don't ignore their warning | Steve Pyne Fires are more frequent, more damaging, and more terrifying - a symptom of the new age that I call the PyroceneAustralia is a fire continent. Imagine...
11:16, 2020-01-07

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Three new planets discovered outside our solar system 73 light years away, scientists say Three new planets have been discovered outside our solar system which orbit a star situated 73 light-years away, scientists have said....
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21:28, 2019-08-11

Australia fires live: South Australia, NSW and Victoria brace for return of bushfires danger – latest updates Temperatures and winds set to rise as weather conditions worsen, bringing severe bushfire risk. Follow the latest news and live updates 2.03am GMT Sc...
03:12, 2020-01-09

Australia fires live: South Australia, NSW and Victoria brace for return of bushfire danger – latest updates Temperatures and winds set to rise as weather conditions worsen, bringing severe bushfire risk. Follow the latest news and live updates 12.07am GMT K...
01:36, 2020-01-09

Water is 'common' on alien planets, scientists say in discovery that brings new hope in search for extraterrestrial life Water is "common" on alien worlds according to the most extensive survey of the chemical compositions of planets ever conducted....
16:40, 2019-12-11

Australia fires: How you can help! Australia - As the devastating brushfires continue to burn, there are ways you can help! Here's a list of organizations and volunteer services that y...
18:08, 2020-01-04

Why the Fires in Australia Are So Bad Bush fire season is nothing new to Australians, but this summer has been calamitous — and it’s far from over....
12:00, 2020-01-01

Why Are the Fires So Bad in Australia? Bush fire season is nothing new to Australians, but this summer has been calamitous — and it’s far from over....
11:00, 2020-01-01

How You Can Help the Victims of Australia's Fires At least 23 people and more than half a billion wild animals have been killed, about 12.35 million acres have been scorched and more than 1,400 homes...
23:00, 2020-01-06

The Australia Fires: Everything You Need to Read Our reporters have been on the ground documenting the disaster as it unfolded, whether interviewing evacuees or following firefighters....
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The California Fires and the Foreboding Future of Now Josh Edelson’s photograph of downtown Los Angeles haloed in smoke forces the viewer to accept the consequences of climate change....
00:20, 2019-11-09

Australia fires will not be contained for 'many weeks' The bushfires that are raging across eastern Australia destroyed more than 50 homes and injured 13 firefighters on Wednesday. Without rain, officials...
08:04, 2019-11-13

Australia fires: How do we know how many animals have died? A biodiversity expert suggests almost half a billion animals might have been affected in Australia....
22:04, 2020-01-05

With the Australia fires, is it safe to travel there now? Fires continue to rage in Australia. Here's the latest info for travelers planning to visit the country in the coming weeks, including cities Perth, ...
06:32, 2020-01-06

Don't be put off by fires, Australia tells tourists Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison urged foreign tourists not to be deterred by deadly wildfires that have razed large swathes and sent smoke a...
11:44, 2020-01-08

At Least 3 Dead as Fires Rage Across East Australia Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be the country’s worst fire season in decades....
03:40, 2019-11-10

Australia fires: 'Apocalypse' comes to Kangaroo Island Australia's Kangaroo Island has been likened to Noah's Ark - but its unique wildlife is under threat....
14:28, 2020-01-17

Australia to launch forced evacuations due to fires Thousands of tourists were told to leave fire zones on Australia's east coast as rescuers braced for a new heat wave. New South Wales declared a stat...
10:16, 2020-01-02

At Least 2 Dead as Fires Rage Across East Australia Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be the country’s worst fire season in decades....
09:16, 2019-11-09

Rain may help battle Australia fires — but could cause other problems Rain has started pouring down on Australia — bringing some much-needed relief to areas of the country ravaged by bushfires and drought, local reports...
03:08, 2020-01-16

Australia’s fires could change the country forever Wildfires are a part of the natural rhythms of Australia’s environment. But scientists haven’t seen anything like this before. googletag.cmd.push(fun...
22:24, 2020-01-04

At Least 3 Dead as Fires Rage Across Eastern Australia Firefighters warned of dry, windy conditions to come, signaling an early start for what could be the country’s worst fire season in decades....
04:00, 2019-11-10

Australia fires rage out of control on 'catastrophic' day Army expected to be deployed to help fight more than 100 fires in country’s eastMore than 100 fires are raging across eastern Australia, dozens of th...
12:36, 2019-11-12

Cup success harbinger of more to come for Ajax "Ajax Amsterdam celebrated a first trophy in five years with success in the KNVB Cup at the weekend and now have high hopes of capturing more silvera...
15:32, 2019-05-06

US briefing: Trump impeached, Obamacare and Australia fires Thursday’s top story: House votes to impeach president for only third time in US history. Plus, the Cats movie lives down to its disturbing trailerGo...
12:48, 2019-12-19

Australia: Thousands trapped on beach as fires approach Thousand of people have evacuated to a beach in southeast Australia as raging fires encircled communities and cut off roads. A firefighter was killed...
04:16, 2019-12-31

Australia braces for more fires as extreme temperatures predicted Thousands of firefighters were fortifying containment lines on Monday as temperatures were forecast to soar, increasing the danger of a fresh wave of...
04:48, 2019-12-09

Australia fires could be out of control for months, says fire chief Concern grows over wind changes and high temperatures forecast for later this weekIt could be months before eastern Australia has more than a million...
15:36, 2019-11-12

Australia fires: blazes 'too big to put out' as 140 bushfires rage in NSW and Queensland Bureau forecasts heatwave while fire authorities say dozens of fires will burn across Australia for weeks• How big are the fires burning on the east ...
07:52, 2019-12-07

Australia: Fires worsen and reach Melbourne suburbs Residents of three Melbourne suburbs were told it was too late to leave. A volunteer firefighter in the eastern state of New South Wales also died Mo...
17:32, 2019-12-30

Alaska 5-year-old helps animals from Australia fires with art CNN Newsource EAGLE RIVER, Ala. (CNN) - A 5-year-old girl in Alaska is turning her love of painting into a way to help animals in Australia At 5 year...
00:52, 2020-01-15

Australia fires: one firefighter killed as bushfires rip through four states There are fears that many houses may have been lost on a horrific day in Victoria and Tasmania, with more extreme weather forecast for New Year’s Eve...
11:28, 2019-12-30

Record dry November in Australia fuels deadly fires Australia recorded its lowest level of rainfall for the month of November, the country's weather bureau said on Thursday, as an unrelenting drought f...
05:48, 2019-12-05

Australia's east coast girds for 'catastrophic' fires Firefighters across Australia's east coast were bracing for "catastrophic" fire conditions as temperatures across the country's most populous state w...
22:44, 2019-11-11

Southeast Australia burns as winds fan hungry fires Bushfires burned dangerously out of control on Australia's east coast on Saturday, fueled by high temperatures and strong winds that had firefighters...
09:12, 2020-01-04

Fires set stage for irreversible forest losses in Australia Australia’s forests are burning at a rate unmatched in modern times and scientists say the landscape is being permanently altered as a warming climat...
17:12, 2020-01-19

WRC Rally Australia to be "significantly shortened" amid fires World Rally Championship finale Rally Australia will have a "significantly shortened" route - if it goes ahead at all - due to a worsening fire situa...
12:28, 2019-11-10

Australia fires: Sydney blanketed by smoke from NSW bushfires People in Sydney woke up to a city shrouded in smoke on Tuesday, as bushfires rage across the region....
09:16, 2019-11-19

WRC finale Rally Australia threatened by bush fires Rally Australia officials are becoming increasingly concerned by the onset of bush fires in New South Wales ahead of next week's 2019 World Rally Cha...
21:52, 2019-11-09

Australia fires: Aboriginal planners say the bush 'needs to burn' What would happen if Australia followed the ancient bushfire management practices of Aboriginal people?...
13:48, 2020-01-13

Australia’s Fires Test Its Winning Growth Formula The country’s vulnerable environment and growing dependence on China have raised questions about the sustainability of its economic success....
16:44, 2020-01-13

Smoke from Australia fires reaches South America Smoke from bushfires in Australia has traveled some 11,000 kilometers (6,800 miles) to South America. Last week, the highest levels of carbon monoxid...
23:00, 2020-01-07

Australia fires: Why are the deadly bushfires spreading so quickly? The Australian bushfires are spreading with a ferocious intensity – but why are the fires spreading so quickly?...
18:48, 2020-01-03

3 graphics reveal the unimaginable scale of Australia's fires SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images Since September, bushfires have razed an estimated 25 million acres in Australia. That's an area larger than South Ko...
00:48, 2020-01-08

Australia’s fires have killed or imperiled 1 billion animals More than 1 billion birds, reptiles and mammals may have been killed by the fires sweeping across Australia, according to a new estimate from the Uni...
20:36, 2020-01-13

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12:56, 2020-01-11

'There is no silver lining': why Alaska fires are a glimpse of our climate future For residents of Anchorage, July’s wildfire and unprecedented temperatures plus the current McKinley Fire confirm that global heating has changed lif...
07:28, 2019-08-23

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19:20, 2019-06-16

Massive wildfires are permanently altering Australia’s landscape, scientists say Heat waves and drought have fueled bigger and more frequent fires in parts of Australia, so far this season torching some 104,000 square kilometers, ...
15:12, 2020-01-19

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17:48, 2019-08-02

Australia: Fires reach Melbourne suburbs as one firefighter dies Residents of three Melbourne suburbs were told it was too late to leave. A volunteer firefighter in the eastern state of New South Wales also died Mo...
12:52, 2019-12-30

Australia’s Leader Calls for Inquiry Into Government Response to Fires In an interview with the local media, Prime Minister Scott Morrison expressed regret but reiterated that economic concerns would still play a key rol...
09:44, 2020-01-12

Australia fires: nine dead and hundreds of properties destroyed, with worse to come Residents in Victoria and New South Wales count terrible cost during brief reprieve from disaster that has sent smoke as far as New ZealandNine peopl...
10:04, 2020-01-01

Meet the Dog Helping Save Koalas and Other Wildlife From Australia Fires Meet Bear, the koala detection dog who is saving animals from the fires ravaging the Australian continent. Since the fires began in September, this d...
00:40, 2020-01-08

Australia’s fires are a wake-up call - let’s reduce fossil fuel use The bushfire tragedy is a poignant reminder that Australia, and the rest of the world, must get serious about climate change and reduce fossil fuel r...
13:04, 2020-01-13

Residents flee Australia's alpine region as fires approach The Australian village of Thredbo in the Snowy Mountains region has been evacuated and is under threat from fast-approaching fires that have razed bu...
08:36, 2020-01-03

Koalas could be listed as endangered after Australia fires decimate population Koalas could be listed as endangered after large numbers were wiped out in Australia's bushfires....
10:48, 2020-01-14

Australia urges people to flee as fires set to surge at weekend Authorities urged Australians on Friday to evacuate parts of the eastern states of Victoria and New South Wales to escape bushfires they fear are set...
10:28, 2020-01-03

Australia fires: A visual guide to the bushfires and extreme heat The scale of the nation's ongoing emergency is terrifying - here's what fire crews are facing....
14:04, 2020-01-03

Australia: Sydney protests as fires trigger health risks Protesters have demanded that the conservative government do more to tackle climate change. Fires raging across parts of Australia have produced a to...
09:56, 2019-12-11

Australia declares fresh state of emergency as 100 fires rage The Australian state of New South Wales declared a second state of emergency as over 100 fires continue to rage. Temperatures are soaring in Australi...
00:20, 2019-12-19

WRC Rally Australia proposes 70% shorter route due to bush fires Rally Australia organisers have revealed a heavily revised schedule as a proposal to keep this week's World Rally Championship finale running...
10:36, 2019-11-11

Australia urges people to flee as fires set to surge over the weekend Authorities urged Australians on Friday to evacuate parts of the eastern states of Victoria and New South Wales to escape bushfires they fear are set...
03:52, 2020-01-04

Apocalyptic Scenes in Australia as Fires Turn Skies Blood Red Thousands of people fled from their homes as wildfires raged on the last day of the warmest decade on record in Australia....
18:32, 2020-01-02

Residents flee as fires sweep toward Australia's alpine region The Australian village of Thredbo in the Snowy Mountains region has been evacuated and is under threat from fast-approaching fires that have razed bu...
05:08, 2020-01-03

Australia fires: tens of thousands stranded while attempting to flee Visitors who were told to evacuate a vast area along the NSW south coast before even worse fire conditions return stuck for hours in gridlocked traff...
16:32, 2020-01-02

Fredericton boy raising funds and awareness for Australia’s bush fires The devastating footage of the Australian wildfires has inspired a young boy from Fredericton to do what he can help the koalas -- in a very Canadian...
00:00, 2020-01-17

Australia fires: nation braces for 'most dangerous bushfire week ever seen' New South Wales faces an unprecedented fire danger on Tuesday amid high temperatures and strong windsFire chiefs in Australia have warned of “the mos...
06:44, 2019-11-11

People are using man’s best friend to help find and save wildlife from the Australia fires The pictures and video depicting the damage caused by the terrible ongoing fires in Australia are heart-wrenching, but the scale of the damage as ref...
04:28, 2020-01-10

As Fires Rage, Australia Sees Its Leader as Missing in Action The country is venting frustration with Prime Minister Scott Morrison over what many view as a nonchalant response to the disastrous blazes and his u...
07:04, 2020-01-05

Scientists find toxic fungus near Australia's Great Barrier Reef A highly poisonous fungus, with toxins that can be absorbed through the skin, has been identified for the first time in the rain forest near the Grea...
11:00, 2019-10-03

Ancient Australia was home to 'strange' marsupial giants, scientists find Researchers are building a picture of palorchestids, which had tapir-like skulls and large scimitar-like clawsThe “strange” anatomy of a family of gi...
07:32, 2019-09-14

Australia bushfires: Three fires merge into terrifying 'megablaze' in Snowy Mountains Strong winds have whipped up three separate bushfires into one towering 600,000 hectare inferno that's tearing across the Snowy Mountains, damaging N...
22:04, 2020-01-10

Australia fires: record-breaking temperatures fuel bushfires across the country Temperatures top 40C in Victoria’s north as up to 11 properties hit by fire in South Australia, while NSW and Tasmania face difficult conditionsRecor...
10:32, 2019-11-21

Australia’s fires have killed or imperiled 1 billion animals, expert warns More than 1 billion birds, reptiles and mammals may have been killed by the fires sweeping across Australian, according to a new estimate from the Un...
22:20, 2020-01-10

Brave as lions: Zoo heroics save animals from Australia's raging fires When everyone else in the Australian town of Mogo fled the flames that tore through surrounding bushland, Chad Staples didn't consider abandoning his...
09:32, 2020-01-08

US briefing: Trump impeachment letter, Australia fires and teen vaping Wednesday’s top story: president sends missive to House leaders before vote. Plus, our favourite good news stories of 2019Good morning, I’m Tim Walke...
12:52, 2019-12-18

Koala Mittens and Baby Bottles: Saving Australia’s Wildlife After Fires Millions of animals, many found on no other continent, may have perished, and Australians are taking care of survivors....
13:12, 2020-01-07

Beach haven turns ghost town as Australia fires hit tourism On any other January week, tourists would be jostling for space on the bright white sands of Australia's Hyams Beach....
13:28, 2020-01-07

WRC teams angry Rally Australia still not cancelled amid bush fires There is increasing anger in the World Rally Championship service park that Rally Australia has not yet been cancelled, with its Coffs Harbour base i...
00:28, 2019-11-12

Thousands flee fires in Australia, navy helps evacuate the stranded Tens of thousands of holiday makers fled seaside towns on Australia's east coast on Thursday as bushfires approached, and military ships and helicopt...
16:00, 2020-01-02

Australia weather and fires: statewide code red declared in SA as temperatures soar Extreme heat on weekend expected to hit South Australia, Victoria and NSW, increasing risk of bushfiresA statewide code red has been declared in Sout...
02:12, 2019-12-27

In the wake of bush fires, hunger-relief efforts mobilize in Australia Nonprofit groups, the food industry and celebrities raise money to feed people — and animals....
17:40, 2020-01-17

‘Another terrible day:’ Australia faces strong winds fanning raging fires New South Wales Rural Fire Service Deputy Commissioner Rob Rogers warned the fires could move "frighteningly quick."...
02:44, 2020-01-04

What celebs like Iggy Azalea, Leo DiCaprio and Celeste Barber are saying about Australia's fires The fires burning in Australia have left at least 19 people dead and dozens are missing. Here's what celebrities are saying.     ...
20:36, 2020-01-04

Australia fires: NSW devastation laid bare as 72 homes destroyed in SA bushfires Australian PM Scott Morrison says government won’t change its climate change policy as New South Wales premier says ‘not much left’ of town of Balmor...
09:28, 2019-12-22

Paradise lost: residents flee Eden as Australia fires race towards them Days of limbo wear down NSW-Victoria communities displaced by blazes ripping through swaths of east coastShelley Caban just wants it to be over.“Some...
20:52, 2020-01-05

Koala Mittens and Baby Bottles: Saving Australia’s Animals After Fires Millions of animals, many found on no other continent, may have perished, and Australians are taking care of survivors....
17:16, 2020-01-07

Kim Kardashian Slams Troll Who Claimed She Didn't Donate to Australia Fires Kim Kardashian is setting the record straight. On Monday, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star fired back at a fan that accused her of not donati...
19:28, 2020-01-06

Red skies are blanketing southeast Australia as hundreds of fires ravage the country SAEED KHAN/AFP via Getty Images Australia's devastating fires have reached an unprecedented peak in the first few days of January, according to multi...
21:36, 2020-01-05

Australia fires 'worst yet to come' as extreme cyclones and floods wreak havoc Hundreds of fires are continuing to rage across the country, with 25 people killed in the destruction, and more than half a billion animals are belie...
13:08, 2020-01-06

Thousands Flee to Shore as Australia Fires Turn Skies Blood Red The country’s east coast was dotted with apocalyptic scenes on the last day of the warmest decade on record in Australia....
11:24, 2019-12-31

Women’s Rights, Australia Fires and Iran Hang Over Golden Globes Michelle Williams, Patricia Arquette, Joaquin Phoenix and other winners took the opportunity to speak directly about some pressing events....
06:48, 2020-01-06

Australia fires kill half a billion animals as crisis mounts Wildfires have turned southeast Australia into a charred, apocalyptic nightmare, and threaten to wipe out entire species of animals....
21:36, 2020-01-03

Smoke from Australia’s fires will circle the world, NASA data suggests Australia's two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, have been rated as the most polluted cities in the world in recent weeks....
19:24, 2020-01-15

Fires devastating Australia’s east coast have arrived unusually early Bush fires across Australia’s east coast have arrived uncharacteristically early in the year, prompting fears for the upcoming summer...
15:25, 2019-09-16

NSW fires: 20 structures destroyed in bushfires as Australia records hottest day ever – live All of New South Wales, South Australia, large parts of Queensland, and northern Victoria were under a total fire ban on Thursday amid extreme weathe...
08:40, 2019-12-19

Australia fires: NSW, Victoria, SA, Qld and WA all face extreme bushfires risk – live Melbourne shrouded in smoke haze from bushfires, catastrophic fire danger forecast for parts of New South Wales, including Greater Sydney, homes fear...
05:48, 2019-12-20

Fears grow about Sydney after Australia fires merge into giant blaze Bushfires fanned by winds combined into a single giant blaze north of Sydney late on Friday, blanketing Australia's biggest city in hazardous smoke, ...
09:56, 2019-12-06

The bushfires in Australia are so big they're generating their own weather — 'pyrocumulonimbus' thunderstorms that can start more fires Bureau of Meteorology, Victoria The Australia bushfires are generating "pyrocumulonimbus" clouds, which create their own thunderstorms that can start...
15:04, 2019-12-30

Australia fires: NASA warns that smoke from bushfires will travel around the world Smoke from the devastating Australian bushfires will travel around the globe, according to data compiled by NASA....
19:00, 2020-01-14

Australia weather and fires: NSW firefighters 'give their all' ahead of worsening conditions Extreme heat on weekend expected to hit South Australia, Victoria and NSW, increasing risk of bushfiresNSW firefighters are “giving their all” to con...
04:08, 2019-12-27

Scientists in Australia search for surviving members of rare species amid wildfires Where flames have subsided, biologists are starting to look for survivors, hoping they may find enough left of some rare and endangered species to re...
22:28, 2020-01-18

5G in Australia: getting up to speed with the future of mobile As the super-fast network is rolled out across the country, we look at how much it will cost, when you can get it and what it means for the NBN – and...
00:20, 2019-07-28

Australia weather and fires: severe heatwave forecast to ‘worsen’ bushfire conditions Extreme heat on weekend expected to hit South Australia, Victoria and NSW, increasing risk of bushfiresDifficult bushfire conditions in New South Wal...
23:40, 2019-12-26

Kangaroo pouches, koala mittens: knitters unite to aid animals in Australia fires Volunteers worldwide create shelters for wildlife including marsupials, who need pouches to growThe wildfires decimating Australia in recent weeks ha...
02:00, 2020-01-08

Australian bushfires: death toll rises as fires sweep across NSW and South Australia Two people confirmed dead in South Australia as fires burn at emergency level across three different states• NSW fires live: roads closed and second ...
10:16, 2019-12-21

NSW and SA fires live: five million hectares burned in Australia's bushfires – latest updates Volunteer firefighters call for financial support, saying the situation on the ground is ‘out of control’ as the nation’s bushfires crisis continues....
03:40, 2019-12-24

More than 100 fires burning in Australia, forcing travel delays during busy holiday season The death of two firefighters on Thursday night when their fire truck was struck by a falling tree as it traveled through the front line of a fire br...
04:32, 2019-12-21

Australia’s prime minister defends his government’s climate policy as fires rage Morrison made the rounds on several Australian television networks Monday morning in the aftermath of his much criticized family vacation to Hawaii d...
05:56, 2019-12-23

World Rally Championship finale cancelled amid Australia bush fires The 2019 World Rally Championship finale Rally Australia has been cancelled amid concerns about the rapidly spreading fires closing in on the event's...
01:44, 2019-11-12

Australia fires live: tourists near NSW and Victoria bushfires told to leave – latest At least nine people have died since Christmas Day, and the RFS is urging people to evacuate the New South Wales South Coast before dangerous conditi...
23:16, 2020-01-01

Australia fires: five blazes merge north of Sydney as conditions forecast to worsen More than 100 bushfires were burning in New South Wales on Friday, more than half of them out of controlFive fires burning to the north of Sydney joi...
09:44, 2019-12-06

Australian bushfires: death toll rises as fires sweep across South Australia and NSW Two people confirmed dead in South Australia as fires burn at emergency level across three different statesNSW fires live: PM returns to Australia fr...
14:52, 2019-12-21

Australia fires: NSW state of emergency declared as 17 missing in Victoria bushfires – live At least nine people have died since Christmas Day, and the RFS is urging people to evacuate the New South Wales south coast before dangerous conditi...
07:24, 2020-01-02

Australia fires: Scott Morrison chased out of scorched town by angry locals Australia’s hapless prime minister was forced to retreat from a fire-ravaged rural village when residents — one of them holding a goat on...
22:12, 2020-01-02

Gasol fires Spain into World Cup final after double-overtime thriller against Australia "Marc Gasol netted 33 points and Ricky Rubio dished out 12 assists as Spain came from behind to beat Australia 95-88 in a double-overtime thriller an...
13:44, 2019-09-13

Australia fires cause thousands to flee New South Wales as state of emergency called Evacuations dubbed largest mass relocation of people out of the region that New South Wales has ever seen...
10:04, 2020-01-02

Australia fires: NSW and Victoria bushfires insurance bill tops $700m – as it happened Rain falls on some NSW, Victorian and South Australian bushfire-affected areas, but worse fire conditions are forecast to return. This blog is now cl...
11:20, 2020-01-07

Australia sees spike in respiratory illnesses as massive fires continues to burn The mega fire north of Sydney, Australia's largest city, was created on Friday when several fires merged and was now burning across 335,000 hectares....
18:00, 2019-12-07

Australia fires: death toll rises and six people missing as PM calls in military More than 200 fires burning and temperature records smashed as government criticised over inaction Two more bushfire deaths on Kangaroo Island, in re...
14:36, 2020-01-04

Australia fires: Devastating NASA graphic reveals true extent of wildfires Raging infernos that have ravaged millions of hectares of land shown in dramatic satellite image with nearly a billion animals killed and homes reduc...
14:40, 2020-01-07

Australia bush fires: Teenage firefighter charged with deliberately starting blazes A volunteer firefighter has been charged with seven counts of arson for allegedly starting fires during Australia's bush fire crisis....
10:44, 2019-11-27

Instagram model raises $700,000 for Australia fires with nude photos before account deleted ‘Naked Philanthropist’ Kaylen Ward inspires other sex workers to offer photos in exchange for donations to bushfire reliefIn four days, 20-year old K...
19:04, 2020-01-07

Australia fires and weather: blazes out of control as heatwave expected to peak on New Year's Eve Bureau of Meteorology issues wind warnings amid bushfires as temperatures expected to reach 44C north-west of Sydney next weekNew South Wales firefig...
03:28, 2019-12-28

Australia braces as authorities warn new fires could threaten high population areas Firefighters across Australia's east coast were bracing for a fresh wave of fires as temperatures across the country's most populous state were expec...
23:36, 2019-12-09

Australia fires live: tourists near NSW and Victoria bushfires told to leave - latest At least nine people have died since Christmas Day, and the RFS is urging people to evacuate the New South Wales South Coast before dangerous conditi...
22:40, 2020-01-01

Leading scientists condemn political inaction on climate change as Australia 'literally burns' Climate experts ‘bewildered’ by government ‘burying their heads in the sand’, and say bushfires on Australia’s east coast should be a ‘wake-up call’ ...
20:36, 2019-12-06

Cricket Australia to 'look seriously' at future of four-day Test matches Home Test against Afghanistan in 2020 could be four-day gameCA is ‘asking ourselves the right questions about cricket’Four-day Tests could soon featu...
04:20, 2019-12-27

The pumpkin spice latte – harbinger of autumn – to return this month The yearly unveiling of the drink has become as emblematic of the autumn as the changing leavesAutumn is coming early this year. Rumor has it that de...
09:04, 2019-08-13

NSW, Victoria bushfires: Australia fires cause tens of thousands to flee in mass evacuation – live Victorian premier Daniel Andrews declares state of disaster for East Gippsland, urging people to flee bushfire zones, while Scott Morrison is abused ...
05:56, 2020-01-03

Australia calls on reservists as country faces strong winds fanning raging fires New South Wales Rural Fire Service Deputy Commissioner Rob Rogers warned the fires could move "frighteningly quick."...
05:08, 2020-01-04

Patty Mills fires again as Australia reach maiden Basketball World Cup semi-final Guard scores 24 points in 82-70 win over Czech RepublicSpain await in Friday’s shootout for place in finalPatty Mills blazed Australia into their fir...
01:44, 2019-09-12

Australia's fires are 46% bigger than last year's Brazilian Amazon blazes. There are at least 2 months of fire season to go. Since September, bushfires have razed an estimated 25 million acres in Australia. That's an area larger than South Korea, and 46% more than the total...
19:16, 2020-01-08

Australia fires: nation records hottest day ever for second day running as NSW fire crew injured – live All of New South Wales, South Australia, large parts of Queensland, and northern Victoria were under a total fire ban on Thursday amid extreme weathe...
07:56, 2019-12-19

Australia fires: Prime minister defends climate policy after Greta Thunberg criticism Following criticism of his climate policy by climate activist Greta Thunberg, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said "I'm not here to impress ...
16:24, 2019-12-23

Australia fires live: NSW and Victoria bushfires insurance bill tops $700m – as it happened Rain falls on some NSW, Victorian and South Australian bushfire-affected areas, but worse fire conditions are forecast to return. This blog is now cl...
09:40, 2020-01-07

NSW, Victoria fires: Australia bushfires cause tens of thousands to flee in mass evacuation – live Victorian premier Daniel Andrews declares state of disaster for East Gippsland, urging people to flee bushfire zones, while Scott Morrison is abused ...
06:16, 2020-01-03

Australia fires live: NSW state of emergency declared as 17 missing in Victoria bushfires – latest At least nine people have died since Christmas Day, and the RFS is urging people to evacuate the New South Wales south coast before dangerous conditi...
05:48, 2020-01-02

South Australia fires: firefighters injured as NSW and Qld face extreme bushfires risk – live Catastrophic bushfire conditions expected for several SA regions, Queensland faces severe fire danger and Melbourne weather forecast for hottest ever...
04:44, 2019-12-20

Australia fires live: one dead in NSW and six missing in Victoria in Australian bushfires – latest updates NSW RFS commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons says he was frustrated to learn of ADF deployment from the media. Follow all today’s live news and latest upda...
23:32, 2020-01-04

Australia fires live: NSW MP says at least 200 homes destroyed and Victoria bushfires continue – latest updates Four unaccounted for in Victoria after East Gippsland fires claim homes in Buchan, Sarsfield and Mallacoota, and reports of up to 50 properties lost ...
04:20, 2020-01-01

Australia fires live: NSW, Victoria and SA bushfires rage as PM calls up ADF reserve – latest updates Scott Morrison has called up ADF reservists to help in the bushfire crisis. Two people have died in SA fires on Kangaroo Island, as New South Wales a...
04:56, 2020-01-04

Australia bushfires: towns face anxious wait as strong winds drive fires Alpine areas of Victoria and NSW among those most under threat, while climate protesters take to the streets in major citiesThousands of climate prot...
11:52, 2020-01-10

Australia fires: emergency bushfire warnings in NSW, Victoria and SA amid severe heat – as it happened Extreme weather conditions trigger fires in several states and a thunderstorm asthma warning and dust storm in Victoria 7.41am GMT We are going to cl...
10:32, 2019-11-21

NSW and Qld fires: emergency warning for bushfire threatening Port Lincoln in South Australia – live More than 350 NSW schools to close as conditions forecast to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across Australia’s east co...
08:44, 2019-11-11

Australia fires: emergency bushfire warnings in NSW, Victoria and SA amid severe heat – live Extreme weather conditions trigger fires in several states and a thunderstorm asthma warning and dust storm in Victoria. Follow all the latest update...
06:52, 2019-11-21

Australia fires: emergency bushfire warnings in NSW, Victoria and SA amid severe heat - live Extreme weather conditions trigger fires in several states and thunderstorm asthma warning and dust storm in Victoria. Follow all the latest updates ...
05:52, 2019-11-21

From the moon to deep beyond: Australia’s future in space exploration What Australia’s fledgling space agency lacks in size it hopes to make up for with a smart operating strategy and a bold visionOn 20 July 1969, when ...
02:44, 2019-07-20

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economi...
12:04, 2019-05-27

Everyone give a warm welcome to this strange living blob, our latest harbinger of doom In a week that’s given us both an Iowa family whose basement was flooded with blood and some exceptional footage of a whale carcass being devoured by...
17:04, 2019-10-18

NSW fires live: premier says ‘not much left in Balmoral’ as South Australia bushfires continue to rage – latest PM says link between extreme weather and climate change won’t change policy. Victoria and SA still under bushfire threat as NSW surveys damage. Follo...
03:56, 2019-12-22

Australia fires: Another death confirmed as NSW and Victoria bushfires heap pressure on Scott Morrison – as it happened The PM pledges $2bn for a national bushfire recovery fund as NSW and Victorian towns gain brief reprieve from fires. This blog is now closed• Coaliti...
12:04, 2020-01-06

US model Kaylen Ward sends naked selfies for Australia fires charity fund... and raises more than $700,000 An Instagram model has raised more than half a million dollars by sending naked selfies in return for a donation to the Australian wildfire crisis fu...
18:04, 2020-01-06

Animal death toll of Australia fires laid bare in haunting clip of charred corpses **WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT** The horrific fires blasting through Australia have killed 1billion animals with some of the victims pictured in Kangaroo...
11:48, 2020-01-14

Australia fires live news: MP says at least 200 homes destroyed in NSW as Victoria bushfires continue – latest updates Four unaccounted for in Victoria after East Gippsland fires claim homes in Buchan, Sarsfield and Mallacoota, and reports of up to 50 properties lost ...
03:56, 2020-01-01

Australia fires live: Craig Kelly undermines PM in Piers Morgan interview – latest updates Rain falls on some NSW, Victorian and South Australian bushfire-affected areas, but worse fire conditions are forecast to return. Follow all today’s ...
23:16, 2020-01-06

NSW and SA fires live: volunteer firefighters call for support as Australia's bushfires crisis continues - latest The president of the NSW Volunteer Fire Fighters Association says the situation on the ground is ‘out of control’ as he calls for volunteers to recei...
01:24, 2019-12-24

Australia fires live: NSW and Victoria bushfires heap pressure on Scott Morrison – latest updates The PM’s handling of the Australian bushfire crisis comes under further scrutiny as NSW and Victorian towns gain brief reprieve from fires. Follow th...
00:28, 2020-01-06

Australia fires live: NSW and Victoria bushfire clean up ahead of deteriorating conditions – latest updates Scott Morrison to tour island where there are grave fears for unique wildlife. NSW and Victorian communities clean up during a brief period of cooler...
23:12, 2020-01-07

Australia fires: Phoebe Waller-Bridge auctions Golden Globes outfit for relief effort Fleabag creator puts her Golden Globes tuxedo on eBay to support the relief effort in Australia....
10:20, 2020-01-11

Australia fires live: two dead in Cobargo as NSW and Victoria face bushfires threat – latest updates Conditions worsen with more than 4,000 on the beach at Mallacoota in Victoria after a devastating day yesterday and the death of a firefighter in New...
06:00, 2019-12-31

Australia fires: Victoria issues code red bushfire warning amid thunderstorm asthma threat Temperatures top 40C in state’s north as up to 11 properties hit by fire in South Australia, while NSW and Tasmania face worsening conditionsOut-of-c...
05:16, 2019-11-21

Australia bushfires: NSW fires cause tens of thousands to flee as Victoria declares state of disaster – live Victorian premier Daniel Andrews declares state of disaster for East Gippsland, urging people to flee bushfire zones, while Scott Morrison is abused ...
22:48, 2020-01-02

Australia fires: NSW bushfires cause tens of thousands to flee as Victoria declares state of disaster – live Victorian premier Daniel Andrews declares state of disaster for East Gippsland, urging people to flee bushfire zones, while Scott Morrison is abused ...
00:00, 2020-01-03

Australia fires live: NSW and Victoria bushfires insurance bill tops $700m – latest updates Rain falls on some NSW, Victorian and South Australian bushfire-affected areas, but worse fire conditions are forecast to return. Follow all today’s ...
23:52, 2020-01-06

Australia fires live: NSW firefighter dies as emergency warnings in place for Tasmania, Victoria bushfires – latest An emergency warning is current for Bundoora in the northern suburbs of Melbourne as fires spread across East Gippsland, where Vic Emergency has orde...
09:24, 2019-12-30

Australia fires live: third death in Victoria confirmed as NSW bushfires communities assess damage – latest updates Scott Morrison to tour island where there are grave fears for unique wildlife. NSW and Victorian communities clean up during a brief period of cooler...
06:16, 2020-01-08

NSW fires live, Victoria bushfires updates and two dead in South Australia as PM calls up ADF reserve – latest news Scott Morrison has called up ADF reservists to help in the bushfire crisis. Two people have died in SA fires on Kangaroo Island, as New South Wales a...
04:20, 2020-01-04

Australia fires LIVE: Thousands forced to flee to beaches as skies glow red over Mallacoota amid bushfires Thousands of people have fled to beaches in Australia as the country's most devastating wildfire season worsened today....
10:16, 2019-12-31

After months of devastating bushfires Australia is finally getting rain, but it won't stop the fires, and is bringing new extreme weather conditions Twitter/Jo Hall/Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty/Business Insider Australia is finally getting rain — but it's likely not enough to extinguish the fires de...
13:00, 2020-01-16

Russell Crowe misses Golden Globes win, sends messages on climate change amid Australia fires Russell Crowe may not have been at the Golden Globes on Sunday night – but he sent a message about the wildfires currently ravaging Australia.  ...
02:52, 2020-01-06

NSW and Victoria fires live: three more deaths confirmed in Australia bushfires and hundreds of homes destroyed – latest updates East Gippsland fires claim homes in Buchan, Sarsfield and Mallacoota, and 176 properties lost on New South Wales south coast. Follow live news and la...
05:32, 2020-01-01

A 'naked philanthropist' who says she raised $1 million for Australia's fires is now sending nudes to people who donate to Puerto Rico Kaylen Ward Kaylen Ward, a model known on Twitter as the Naked Philanthropist, announced on Thursday that she will be exchanging nudes for donations ...
00:16, 2020-01-18

NSW, Victoria fires live: Australia bushfires cause tens of thousands to flee in mass evacuation – latest updates Victorian premier Daniel Andrews declares state of disaster for East Gippsland, urging people to flee bushfire zones, while Scott Morrison is abused ...
01:28, 2020-01-03

NSW, Victoria fires live updates: Australia bushfires cause tens of thousands to flee in mass evacuation – latest Victorian premier Daniel Andrews declares state of disaster for East Gippsland, urging people to flee bushfire zones, while Scott Morrison is abused ...
04:40, 2020-01-03

Australia fires live: 17 missing in Victoria bushfires as tourists told to evacuate NSW south coast – latest At least 10 people have died since Christmas Day, and the RFS is urging people to evacuate the New South Wales south coast before dangerous condition...
03:44, 2020-01-02

Australia fires live: NSW and Victoria bushfires expected to flare amid extreme conditions – latest updates Exhausted firefighters continue to battle Kangaroo Island fires while there are fears bushfires could merge in NSW and Victoria as extreme weather fo...
02:48, 2020-01-10

Australia bushfires live: NSW and Victoria survey damage as fires merge to form new 'megablaze' – latest updates Firefighters and property owner among those injured as megablaze burns on both sides of the Murray River in the Snowy Mountains and upper Murray regi...
02:28, 2020-01-11

Australia fires and weather: NSW and Victoria bushfires expected to flare amid extreme conditions – latest updates Temperatures forecast to surge past 40C in NSW and Victoria as firefighters fear bushfires could merge. Follow the latest news and live updates 9.21p...
22:36, 2020-01-09

Scientists say Australia's rare duck-billed platypuses are being pushed to 'the brink of extinction' — and deadly bushfires are making it worse Reuters The platypus is being pushed to the "brink of extinction," according to scientists. A new report says population numbers of the animal have m...
16:08, 2020-01-20

Right fire for right future: how cultural burning can protect Australia from catastrophic blazes Traditional knowledge has already reduced bushfires and emissions in the top end, so why isn’t it used more widely? Indigenous fire practitioners hav...
03:56, 2020-01-19

Global climate strike: Fridays for Future day of action kicks off in Australia More than 5,000 protests are planned around the world, culminating in a New York City march led by Greta Thunberg. In Australia, young people challen...
07:44, 2019-09-20

The massive GM strike is a perfect example of our political moment and a harbinger of the coming battles between labor and corporations AP Unions are becoming more popular and as that popularity grows so will labor strikes. 2019 showed this perfectly during the United Automobile Worke...
20:24, 2019-12-28

Australia bushfires live: NSW, Victoria and South Australian fires flare amid extreme conditions – latest updates Exhausted firefighters continue to battle Kangaroo Island fires while there are fears bushfires could merge in NSW and Victoria as extreme weather fo...
09:56, 2020-01-10

England star Ben Youngs fires back after Australia's Matt Toomua pokes fun at former Leicester team-mates An entertaining war of words between Australia back Matt Toomua and his former Leicester team-mates continued on Friday when Ben Youngs returned fire...
13:24, 2019-10-18

Australia fires live: Another death confirmed as NSW and Victoria bushfires heap pressure on Scott Morrison – latest updates The PM’s handling of the Australian bushfire crisis comes under further scrutiny as NSW and Victorian towns gain brief reprieve from fires. Follow th...
08:40, 2020-01-06

Australia fires live: Mallacoota fire in Victoria turns sky black as NSW faces bushfires threat - latest updates Conditions worsen with more than 4,000 on the beach at Mallacoota in Victoria after a devastating day yesterday and the death of a firefighter in New...
01:12, 2019-12-31

Australia fires live: NSW and Victoria bushfires crisis has 'months to go' as Morrison announces recovery effort – latest updates NSW RFS commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons says he was frustrated to learn of ADF deployment from the media. Follow all today’s live news and latest upda...
03:48, 2020-01-05

Australia fires: Celeste Barber fundraiser tops $20m as celebrities Pink, Nicole Kidman make huge donations Australian comedian and Instagram star raises millions for firefighting effort in NSW as donations ramp upThe Australian comedian Celeste Barber has ...
14:40, 2020-01-05

Australia's fires have burned more than twice as much land as the summer's Amazon blazes. They're part of an ominous carbon-dioxide feedback loop. Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Since September, bushfires have razed 14.6 million acres in Australia — more than twice the area that burned in the Amazon...
00:00, 2020-01-03

Australia fires live: emergency warning for Grose Valley fire in NSW as SA bushfires helped by cooler conditions – latest PM says link between extreme weather and climate change won’t change policy. Victoria and South Australia still under bushfire threat as NSW surveys ...
02:48, 2019-12-22

Australia fires and weather live: NSW and Victoria bushfires expected to flare amid extreme conditions – latest updates Exhausted firefighters on Kangaroo Island continue to battle blazes while there are fears bushfires could merge in NSW and Victoria. Follow the lates...
00:00, 2020-01-10

Australia fires live: NSW, Victoria and South Australian bushfires flare amid extreme conditions – latest updates Exhausted firefighters continue to battle Kangaroo Island fires while there are fears bushfires could merge in NSW and Victoria as extreme weather fo...
04:32, 2020-01-10

Australia fires live: SA premier confirms 72 homes destroyed in Cudlee Creek fire as NSW bushfires rage on – latest PM says link between extreme weather and climate change won’t change policy. Victoria and SA still under bushfire threat as NSW surveys damage. Follo...
07:48, 2019-12-22

NSW and Victoria fires live: man found dead in Australia bushfires and hundreds of homes feared destroyed – latest updates East Gippsland fires claim homes in Buchan, Sarsfield and Mallacoota, and reports of up to 50 properties lost in Conjola Park in New South Wales. Fol...
05:12, 2020-01-01

Australia Bushfires Arrive Early, Destroying Historic Lodge in ‘Omen’ of Future Officials warned that climate change and drought threatened to bring Australia its worst fire season on record....
08:12, 2019-09-09

Australia fires: Water warning after Arnie the koala 'drowns to death' Animal experts in Australia have issued a warning after a rescued koala "drowned to death" after drinking water from a bottle....
13:52, 2020-01-16

Australia fires: Death toll rises as country faces 'catastrophic' day for raging infernos One person has died and another has been injured as Australia battled "catastrophic" fires across the country....
23:32, 2019-12-21

Australia is the world's biggest coal exporter. Its prime minister says he won't change that, despite the link between fires and climate change. Rohan Thomson/Saeed Khan/Getty In the last five months, bushfires have razed an estimated 25.5 million acres in Australia. That's an area larger than...
14:32, 2020-01-10

Australia fires live: 'If you are told to leave, leave,' Daniel Andrews warns as Victoria, SA and NSW brace for bushfires danger – latest updates Temperatures and winds set to rise as weather conditions worsen, bringing severe bushfire risk. Follow the latest news and live updates 6.07am GMT A ...
07:16, 2020-01-09

Australia wildfires: Navy ships rescue hundreds and tens of thousands urged to flee ahead of 'worsening' fires Navy ships have rescued hundreds of people from beaches and tens of thousands have been urged to flee before a predicted worsening in Australia's alr...
07:48, 2020-01-03

Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more apocalyptic weather. Videos show enormous dust storms and golf-ball-sized hail battering cars and buildings Heavy storms hit southeastern Australia on Sunday and Monday local time. The rainfall helped relieve some of the areas affected by bushfires, accordi...
15:16, 2020-01-20

Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more apocalyptic weather. Videos show enormous dust storms and golf-ball-sized hail battering cars and buildings. Heavy storms hit southeastern Australia on Sunday and Monday local time. The rainfall helped relieve some of the areas affected by bushfires, accordi...
14:00, 2020-01-20

Just as Australia's deadly fires begin to subside, it's being hit with more apocalyptic weather. Photos show enormous dust storms and golf-ball-sized hail battering cars and buildings. Heavy storms hit southeastern Australia on Sunday and Monday local time. The rainfall helped relieve some of the areas affected by bushfires, accordi...
13:20, 2020-01-20

Australia coach Michael Cheika hits out at question over future after England loss: 'It's a cruel world' Australia coach Michael Cheika was unapologetic for his team's approach in their World Cup quarter-final defeat to England and would not be drawn on ...
16:16, 2019-10-19

Computing and the search for new planets When MIT launched the MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing this fall, one of the goals was to drive further innovation in computing across ...
15:32, 2019-09-23

Exomoons that run away from their planets could become 'ploonets' We haven’t found any moons around exoplanets, which may be because they are flung away and turn into “ploonets” - a fate that could one day befall ou...
10:12, 2019-07-04

Australian fires: Father and son dead and others missing as fires ravage New South Wales Two more people have died while five others remain missing or feared dead and thousands flee to beaches as Australia's most devastating wildfire seas...
07:28, 2019-12-31

Amazon fires: Brazilian troops start putting out large swathes of rainforest fires Brazilian troops have started putting out large swathes of fires in the Amazon rainforest....
12:00, 2019-08-25

NSW and Qld fires: 300 new fires across NSW today and a dozen homes damaged – live Rural Fire Service says a firefighter has been injured in Sydney as New South Wales faces catastrophic fire conditions across greater Sydney, Hunter ...
11:04, 2019-11-12

The planets might control the sun's activity - and it's not astrology Our sun goes through a cycle of activity every 11 years, and it may be kept consistent by a periodic alignment of Venus, Earth, and Jupiter in their ...
12:44, 2019-06-04

Lessons from scorching hot weirdo-planets Enlarge / 1800 degrees Fahrenheit? That is a hot Jupiter, eh? (credit: NASA) In 1995, after years of effort, astronomers made an announcement: They’d...
16:28, 2019-12-22

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jone...
19:32, 2019-06-12

The Planets, the Stars, and Brad Pitt With two major performances this year, the 55-year-old actor and producer talks frankly about his future onscreen, masculinity and getting sober....
11:16, 2019-09-04

The Planets, the Stars and Brad Pitt With two major performances this year, the 55-year-old actor and producer talks frankly about his future onscreen, masculinity and getting sober....
13:16, 2019-09-04

NSW and Queensland fires: emergency warnings for 17 fires in NSW – as it happened There are fears that some people are trapped in their homes in an unprecedented bushfire emergencyFull report: Scores of bushfires burn out of contro...
12:04, 2019-11-08

NSW and Queensland fires: emergency warnings for 17 fires in NSW – live There are fears that some people are trapped in their homes in an unprecedented bushfire emergency 8.18am GMT 8.15am GMT Residents of one small Queen...
09:36, 2019-11-08

Moons that escape their planets are now called ‘ploonets’ Late last year, astronomers decided that moons which orbit other moons should get their own special name. The label “moon-moon” was offer...
00:44, 2019-07-12

The Planets review – so staggering you go ‘whoa!’ every few seconds The awesome vastness of time and space is laid out in its full, jawdropping incomprehensibility by Prof Brian Cox, the Attenborough of outer spaceTow...
23:20, 2019-05-28

NASA Telescope Discovers More than 2,600 New Alien Planets On March 7, 2009, NASA launched the Kepler space telescope into orbit around the Sun. Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, it would be free to peer deeply...
19:56, 2019-06-24

Can Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge prove there’s life on other planets? Unidentified is a new doc series about aliens, funded by the pop-punk guitarist and ET hunterIf you ever wanted proof that we were on an alternate ch...
12:40, 2019-08-31

Planets and Big Bang win Nobel physics prize Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries about the Universe....
15:20, 2019-10-08

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when w...
18:44, 2019-07-21

Stars that eat planets can start spinning so fast they rip apart When a star engulfs a planet it can end up spinning so fast that it rips apart. The resulting debris could help us learn about exoplanets that were c...
15:00, 2019-09-20

Frozen Earthlike planets could support life: study A new study suggests that frozen alien planets may actually have a greater chance to support complex life than originally believed....
22:04, 2019-08-02

ESA is about to launch a space telescope to study how planets are made The CHEOPS mission, a space telescope designed to look at exoplanets we’ve already discovered and find out what they’re made of, launches on 17 Decem...
17:04, 2019-12-16

Tiny pebbles may be the reason most planets spin in the same direction We thought planets are built as huge boulders smash together. But if it is pebbles instead, that better explains why planets all spin the same way...
19:08, 2019-07-24

We finally know how whole planets grow from tiny clumps of dust Minuscule dust particles can clump together to form entire planets, and they seem to require help from static electricity so they don’t bounce off on...
17:56, 2019-12-09

Alien planets could be better suited for life than Earth: study Earth's oceans have made it the perfect environment for biodiversity, but a new study suggests that it may not have the best conditions in the galaxy...
16:04, 2019-08-26

Two planets orbiting a nearby star could have oceans and maybe life Teegarden’s star, 12.5 light years away, is orbited by two planets, and even if they have very thin atmospheres they may be able to maintain liquid o...
09:56, 2019-08-04

Europe's Cheops telescope will profile distant planets The Cheops space mission will get beyond just counting worlds to start describing their properties....
21:04, 2019-12-16

Some planets may orbit a supermassive black hole instead of a star Planets normally form gradually from the disk of dust around a star. But the same thing could happen around black holes, forming thousands of super h...
17:52, 2019-09-19

Science of far-away planets and infant universe wins Nobel prize Canadian-American cosmologist James Peebles and Swiss scientists Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for r...
15:00, 2019-10-08

Cheops Satellite Launches to Scour Space for Habitable Planets The world’s newest orbiting telescope will examine stars already known to be host to exoplanets....
11:00, 2019-12-18

NASA loses contact with satellite searching for distant planets 2020 may be a big year for NASA with a number of upcoming projects, but the year is off to a rocky start for the space agency, as it announced it los...
16:00, 2020-01-06

Cheops satellite lifts off to study planets beyond solar system Successful launch from French Guiana of European project comes day late after glitchEurope’s Cheops planet-hunting satellite has left Earth a day aft...
12:40, 2019-12-18

TESS discovers three new planets nearby, including temperate “sub-Neptune” NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, has discovered three new worlds that are among the smallest, nearest exoplanets known to date....
17:04, 2019-07-29

NASA finds three alien planets, including the 'missing link' NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has found a star, known as "TESS Object of Interest 270," or TOI 270, 73 light-years away from Ea...
17:36, 2019-07-30

Nobel physics prize: 'Ground-breaking' win for planets and Big Bang Three scientists have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physics for discoveries about the Universe....
17:28, 2019-10-08

NASA ramps up search for alien planets, may use huge 'starshade' NASA is upping the ante as it continues its search for alien planets and may wind up using a starshade in one of its upcoming missions....
16:44, 2019-06-18

Europe Launches Cheops Satellite to Scour Space for Habitable Planets The world’s newest orbiting telescope will examine stars already known to be host to exoplanets....
13:36, 2019-12-18

Dead planets can 'broadcast' their 'zombie signals' for almost a billion years, study says Planets that have been dead for almost a billion years may still be able to "broadcast" their signals in space, according to a new study....
16:52, 2019-08-09

Solid, low-mass planets have best chance to survive parent star's death When stars about the sun's size swell into red giants and finally dwindle into white dwarfs, their planets may be kicked out of the system or consume...
15:16, 2019-05-20

NASA’s Kepler just spotted 18 new Earth-sized planets, but only one is worth dreaming about NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope may be dead, but that doesn’t mean that the wealth of data it gathered doesn’t still hold some untold...
04:00, 2019-05-24

Europe launches CHEOPS satellite to study planets in other solar systems SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A European spacecraft launched from South America Wednesday on a three-year mission to study planets in other solar systems. ...
17:32, 2019-12-18

TESS hits the trifecta: Nearby bright star has 3 interesting planets Enlarge (credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center) Thanks to the massive trove of exoplanets discovered by the Kepler mission, we now have a good...
13:44, 2019-07-30

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
20:20, 2019-07-08

Three ‘Missing-Link’ Planets Were Discovered Circling a Nearby Star by the New TESS Spacecraft Planets are like puppies—they come in all kinds of sizes, all kinds of colors and they’re often found in litters. That’s not the wa...
15:28, 2019-07-31

Water 'common' on alien planets, raising prospects of life, startling study says A shocking new study says that water is "common" on exoplanets, potentially changing how we look at planet formation and upending the search for extr...
16:40, 2019-12-11

Three “Missing-Link” Planets Were Discovered Circling a Nearby Star by the New TESS Spacecraft Planets are like puppies—they come in all kinds of sizes, all kinds of colors and they’re often found in litters. That’s not the wa...
12:32, 2019-07-31

Borderlands 3 interview — How the writers envisioned twin ‘livescream’ villains and multiple planets Danny Homan and Sam Winkler of Gearbox Software tried to infuse their sense of humor into the writing of Borderlands 3 and its twin villains.Read Mor...
17:20, 2019-08-14

An incredible video shows what we would see if the planets replaced the moon. But that would turn Earth into a volcanic hellscape. Yeti Dynamics Two animations by an amateur astronomer show the stunning view from Earth if the other planets in our solar system replaced the moon. B...
15:28, 2019-11-12

NASA has confirmed a new class of huge 'super-puff' planets that have the density of cotton candy NASA, ESA, and L. Hustak, J. Olmsted, D. Player and F. Summers (STScI) NASA has confirmed the existence of a new class of planets called "super-puffs...
23:48, 2019-12-19

Astronomers are pioneering a new way to find alien planets orbiting far-away stars. It led them to 6 unusual, vaporizing worlds. ESO/José Francisco Salgado (josefrancisco.org) Astronomers used a new technique to identify three stars with a total of six planets in their orbits t...
17:20, 2019-12-23

Physicists scramble to understand the extreme crystals hiding inside giant, alien planets Deep in the heart of alien worlds, crystals form under pressures up to 40 million times more intense than the atmospheric pressure on Earth, and as m...
11:20, 2019-04-11

Life on Mars? Researcher wants microbes in space to help humans survive 'barren sterile planets' A controversial new research paper suggests that in order for humanity to survive "barren sterile planets" such as Mars, we have to send other forms ...
14:52, 2019-10-01

NSW and Qld fires: more than 60 fires in NSW and 45 in Queensland – as it happened More than 350 NSW schools to close as conditions forecast to worsen on Tuesday, while dozens of bushfires continue to burn across Australia’s east co...
11:08, 2019-11-11

Life on Mars? Controversial researcher wants to send microorganisms to help humanity survive 'barren sterile planets' A controversial new research paper suggests that in order for humanity to survive "barren sterile planets" such as Mars, we have to send other forms ...
14:32, 2019-10-01

A new space telescope is about to take an unprecedented look at alien planets circling distant stars. Watch it launch live. ESA / ATG medialab A new space telescope launches on Tuesday morning. It will take an unprecedented look at planets outside our solar system, known a...
01:48, 2019-12-17

A new space telescope is set to study alien planets circling distant stars. But 85 minutes before liftoff, its launch was postponed. ESA / ATG medialab A new space telescope was scheduled to launch on Tuesday morning, but the launch sequence was interrupted just 1 hour and 25 minut...
18:16, 2019-12-17

Faraday Future's New CEO Gave Us The BMW i8, But The Actual Future Remains Uncertain Do you remember Faraday Future? Last time we were talking about it, it was getting $225 million for one more go at this whole “making a car” thing. B...
00:40, 2019-09-05

The future property plan for Peckham: residents campaign to shape the future of this fast-changing south London suburb Incoming hipsters and long-term locals embrace the changing face of Peckham. But they stand together to preserve its vibrant character....
09:41, 2019-08-22

Australia's NSW faces catastrophic fire conditions; body found in South Australia Temperatures above 40C (104F) and strong winds created "catastrophic" conditions on Saturday for firefighters battling more than 100 fires burning ac...
03:40, 2019-12-21

Australia's bushfires are producing so much smoke that NASA expects it to travel all the way round the world and return to Australia Australia's fires are producing so much smoke that it will travel all the way around the earth and back to Australia, NASA said. NASA said that the s...
12:00, 2020-01-14

Astronomers plan to film the black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy as it gobbles up stars and planets. The video could open a 'new field' of science. NASA/CXC/M.Weiss The team of scientists that captured the first-ever photo of a black hole is turning to its next project: video. The Event Horizon T...
19:48, 2019-10-03

Australia v Pakistan: first Test, day four – Australia win by an innings and five runs Australia wrap up comprehensive victory inside four daysBabar Azam’s 105 not enough to save Pakistan 6.09am GMT Josh Hazlewood took six wickets for t...
07:32, 2019-11-24

Super-Earth 'that could harbour life' among three further planets discovered Another three planets have been uncovered by Nasa, which scientists say includes the first nearby super-Earth "that could harbour life"....
21:12, 2019-08-01

Nasa finds 'super-Earth' and two other planets unlike any in our own solar system Three new planets have been discovered outside our solar system which orbit a star situated 73 light-years away, scientists have said....
09:32, 2019-07-30

NASA May Have Found the Goldilocks Planet of Goldilocks Planets: TOI 700 d If you ask astronomers how many planets in the universe harbor life, they will likely say there are only two possible answers: one or infinity. We ca...
17:04, 2020-01-13

Kylian Mbappé Is The Future, And The Future Is Now Kylian Mbappé is faster than the wind, scores more goals than everyone except the man they call God, wins titles galore for club and country, and is ...
18:24, 2019-10-23

The Future Of Food: Can Lab-Grown Insect Meat Be A Future Food? Given the harmful effect livestock farming poses for the planet, researchers have proposed plant-based diets, insect farming, lab-grown meat, and gen...
11:48, 2019-06-01

Ben Stokes was 'too good' for Australia in 'best Test innings', admits Australia captain Tim Paine Tim Paine admitted that Ben Stokes was simply too good for Australia as the England all-rounder produced an "unbelievable" knock to secure a key vict...
20:20, 2019-08-25

Scientists: Why we should appreciate wasps Wasps are seen as 'bothersome and pointless' and not given the attention they deserve - researchers....
08:08, 2019-05-20

Scientists Took an M.R.I. Scan of an Atom The hospital technology, typically used to identify human ailments, captured perhaps the world’s smallest magnetic resonance image....
17:16, 2019-07-01

Schrödinger's cat could be saved, say scientists New research casts doubt on idea that a quantum jump is instant and unpredictableSchrödinger’s cat might not only be dead or alive, but also brought ...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Why scientists are ‘listening’ to the Matterhorn Sparked by an unexpected rockfall, researchers placed sensors on the mountain to monitor the site....
09:44, 2019-10-16

The five: unsung female scientists The history of science has often seen women’s work overlooked and their credit stolenContemporary letters revealed this week that a key figure in the...
08:28, 2019-06-16

Eat Less Red Meat, Scientists Said. Now Some Believe That Was Bad Advice. The evidence is too weak to justify telling individuals to eat less beef and pork, according to new research. The findings “erode public trust,” crit...
23:12, 2019-09-30

Scientists want pictures of your poop… no, seriously When it comes to bodily functions, poop is often a punchline. That’s unfortunate because every deuce you drop reveals interesting things about ...
16:52, 2019-10-29

Scientists are about to revolutionize beer When it comes to crucial fields of scientific study, focusing on making beer more enjoyable probably isn’t the most important thing in the worl...
19:12, 2019-12-26

Want to make $3,300? Let these scientists infect you with the flu Nobody wants the flu. Coming down with the seasonal illness means several days of aches, pains, congestion, and fever, so it’s best to avoid it...
19:36, 2019-11-01

Why scientists are searching the ocean for new drugs Medical researchers are increasingly turning their attention to the ocean in their search for new drugs. In this Spotlight, we ask why....
10:48, 2019-06-08

Scientists looking for 10,000 dogs to study aging SEATTLE — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed ...
20:00, 2019-11-14

50 years ago man landed on the moon with the help of UA scientists Tucson- 50 years ago the Apollo 11 spacecraft was orbiting the moon on the eve of one of the greatest events in human history. The next day, July 20,...
19:08, 2019-07-19

Scientists Solve a Puzzle: What’s Really in a Fatberg The grisly results of an autopsy in the U.K. were made public on Friday, and they were not pretty. But they did hold a few surprises....
18:44, 2019-10-04

Work is good for you — but only one day a week, scientists say Working eight hours a week is the "recommended dose" for optimum mental wellbeing, British scientists claim....
18:28, 2019-06-19

Your Data Were ‘Anonymized’? These Scientists Can Still Identify You Computer scientists have developed an algorithm that can pick out almost any American in databases supposedly stripped of personal information....
22:12, 2019-07-23

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon footprints For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current cli...
17:52, 2019-12-09

Scientists think Leonardo da Vinci probably had ADHD Legendary artist Leonardo da Vinci may have had ADHD, according to a shock paper published 500 years after his death. It’s claimed that da Vinc...
18:12, 2019-05-24

Scientists just discovered a better way to use the tuberculosis vaccine One of the biggest killers on the planet is a bacteria that humans have been fighting against for thousands of years. I’m talking about tubercu...
03:20, 2020-01-03

How climate scientists are trying to cut their own carbon footprint For years, Kim Cobb was the Indiana Jones of climate science. The Georgia Tech professor flew to the caves of Borneo to study ancient and current cli...
20:44, 2019-12-09

Can scientists tame the common cold? Every fall, as the weather gets colder and nighttime stretches longer, people brace for a season of sore throats, sneezing, and runny noses: the symp...
05:36, 2019-10-18

We could go to Venus with today's technology, scientists say We could go to Venus tomorrow with the technology we have today, urged a NASA scientific advisory group, and the group's members would like to get a ...
12:12, 2019-11-05

Looking to Scientists to Expand Eco-Tourism Efforts Hotels, lodges and resorts are bringing in scientists to conduct serious academic inquiries while also offering nature tours, workshops and classes f...
11:28, 2019-11-13

This Is the Name Scientists Have Given to the Most Distant World Ever Explored (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — The most distant world ever explored 4 billion miles away finally has an official name: Arrokoth. That means “sk...
05:08, 2019-11-13

A Better Way to Manage Your Period? Try the Menstrual Cup, Scientists Say The reusable, bell-like devices unfold in the vagina to stanch menstrual flow. They are as effective as sanitary pads and tampons, according to a new...
00:44, 2019-07-17

Scientists Were Hunting for the Next Ebola. Now the U.S. Has Cut Off Their Funding. Predict, a government research program, sought to identify animal viruses that might infect humans and to head off new pandemics....
11:44, 2019-10-25

Scientists think they’ve solved the mystery of sunspots We owe a lot to our Sun, and without it, well, we wouldn’t be here at all. Scientists have studied our star for a long time, and learned plenty...
02:56, 2019-09-20

Scientists discover first new HIV strain in almost two decades Since the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was first discovered in the United States nearly four decades ago, several strains have been identified ...
22:52, 2019-11-07

Humans were born to be the ‘fat primates,’ scientists say It’s a discovery so frustrating you might want to hit the couch and down a pint of ice cream. “We’re the fat primates,” says ...
17:00, 2019-06-27

Scientists discover the source of new CFC emissions The following is a joint announcement from the MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change and the University of Bristol. Since 201...
17:44, 2019-05-23

'We're all Earthlings': the scientists using art to explore the cosmos Can art advance science? Researchers on the hunt for extraterrestrial intelligence are using videos, music and more to go beyond the final frontierSi...
18:44, 2019-11-21

Scientists don’t know what’s causing freshwater mussels to die off KYLES FORD, Tenn. — On a recent late fall afternoon at Kyles Ford, the white branches of sycamore trees overhung the banks of the Clinch River, leave...
19:28, 2019-12-17

Scientists Have Found the Oldest Example of an Upright Ape BERLIN (AP) — The remains of an ancient ape found in a Bavarian clay pit suggest that humans’ ancestors began standing upright millions o...
03:44, 2019-11-07

LGBT+ scientists affected by discrimination A report finds that 28% of LGBT+ people working in the physical sciences have considered leaving their jobs due to discrimination....
18:08, 2019-07-05

MIT scientists just created the blackest black ever When it comes to paint, not all shades of black are the same. You can pick up a can of flat black spray paint at the hardware store and it’ll d...
20:48, 2019-09-14

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they’ve figured out why dogs can make those sad puppy dog eyes at you. It turns out, it’s because of us. T...
21:16, 2019-06-17

Over 11,000 scientists warn of ‘climate emergency’ Earth is facing a "climate emergency," a group of more than 11,000 scientists declared in a statement on Tuesday....
02:20, 2019-11-06

Scientists on Madeira see new ‘plasticrust’ sea pollution LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Researchers say they may have identified a new kind of plastic pollution in the sea and they’re calling it “plast...
19:28, 2019-06-25

Can dancing the Macarena really fight jet lag? Scientists think so It sounds plane nuts. But could dancing the Macarena at 35,000 feet help you fight jet lag? Maybe! At least, people gave it the old college try on a ...
22:40, 2019-10-24

Scientists think they may have discovered a fifth force of nature Scientists say they may have found a fifth force of nature and moved a step closer to understanding the workings of the universe. Researchers at the ...
20:12, 2019-11-25

Scientists extract DNA from 5,700-year-old piece of ‘gum’ Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have extracted a Stone Age woman’s DNA from 5,700-year-old “chewing gum.” The “gum” is made from birch pit...
17:52, 2019-12-18

Endometriosis: Are scientists making any headway? Endometriosis is a common chronic condition, though nobody knows what drives its development. A new study takes us a little closer to tackling its ca...
18:28, 2019-05-22

7 Swans Scientists Should Turn Into Worms Swans are beautiful birds, but a lot of swans would be better if they were worms instead of swans. Using science, it is important to transform severa...
22:32, 2019-08-15

After bronze and iron, welcome to the plastic age, say scientists Plastic pollution has entered the fossil record, research showsPlastic pollution is being deposited into the fossil record, research has found, with ...
21:48, 2019-09-04

Can scientists find the formula for 'better aging?' New research studies aging cells to find out how they change, and how this leads to further health decline. Its findings may help promote 'better agi...
03:36, 2019-07-31

Meet the scientists studying seal poo Scientists in the Antarctic are monitoring seal poo to keep track of what's happening in the environment....
01:16, 2019-05-04

GM could help cut livestock methane emissions, say scientists Genetic modification, banned in Europe, could have ‘great potential promise’Gene-modifying techniques could reduce the greenhouse gas emissions from ...
08:16, 2019-11-28

Scientists figured out why there are black squirrels all over the US Whatever the case, they wrote, black fur remains a rare thing for squirrels in North America, occurring at rates of less than 1% in the two species. ...
17:36, 2019-08-14

One in four scientists have experienced harassment or discrimination A survey of nearly 3700 scientists across Europe and North America suggests that harassment, bullying and discrimination are widespread...
21:08, 2019-04-11

How scientists are coping with ‘ecological grief’ Scientists reveal how the are dealing with a profound sense of loss as the climate emergency worsensMelting glaciers, coral reef death, wildlife disa...
14:44, 2020-01-12

Scientists find cocaine in UK shrimp (CNN)–Researchers in the UK have found traces of illicit drugs, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in samples of freshwater shrimp. A study carrie...
04:56, 2019-05-04

By Degrees: A Parable From Down Under for U.S. Climate Scientists Politics intruded on climate science in Australia. The scientists fought back, led by John Church, a leading world expert on sea level rise....
21:04, 2019-04-11

Paleolithic diet may not have been that 'paleo', scientists say Researchers at Wits University suggest humans in southern Africa were eating carbs up to 170,000 years ago – a blow to gym vloggers everywhereIn a bl...
12:08, 2020-01-11

Scientists top list of most trusted professions in US Pew survey shows rise in confidence that scientists will act in public’s interestScientists have topped a survey of trusted professions, with adults ...
17:32, 2019-08-02

Scientists found stardust in the most unlikely of places Earth has managed to avoid any truly catastrophic impacts from objects in space for quite some time, but that doesn’t mean material from the co...
03:24, 2019-08-21

Why are scientists painting stripes on cows? A group of scientists recently concluded that painting black and white stripes on cows might help protect them from biting insects....
22:52, 2020-01-06

‘Scientists are now very sure that the babies really were gene-edited’ He Jiankui has now presented his controversial work at a gene editing summit in Hong Kong. CRISPR expert Helen O’Neill of University College London w...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Tell us how you have been affected by the Amazon fires We want to hear from people living or working on the frontline of the fires destroying forests in Brazil, Bolivia and across the regionSmoke from wil...
13:44, 2019-08-27

Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anything we can do? Why people should be worried about the blazes and increased deforestation in BrazilThousands of fires are burning in Brazil, many of them in the worl...
14:32, 2019-08-23

He Took Her Parts in ‘Fires in the Mirror.’ All 29 of Them. Why Anna Deavere Smith handed Michael Benjamin Washington a revival of her breakthrough 1992 documentary solo show about the Crown Heights race riot....
15:52, 2019-11-01

Amazon fires: By the numbers The raging fires in Brazil's Amazon rainforest have captured the public's imagination worldwide for the last few weeks and recently prompted the coun...
01:12, 2019-08-28

The Loch Ness monster might be a giant eel, according to scientists A giant eel could be behind the sightings of the mythical Loch Ness monster, researchers have said....
13:04, 2019-09-05

Scientists have trained this piece of plastic to ‘walk’ Scientists have trained a piece of plastic to move and stick to an object of a given color. The study, published in the journal Matter, was inspired ...
21:12, 2019-12-05

Scientists want creationism teaching ban in Welsh schools Sir David Attenborough joins calls warning "pseudoscience" could creep in to the curriculum....
08:32, 2019-09-05

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ab...
01:48, 2019-05-16

Microplastics ‘significantly contaminating the air’, scientists warn Discovery of pollution in snowfall from the Arctic to the Alps leads to call for urgent research on potential human health impactsAbundant levels of ...
20:32, 2019-08-14

Scientists use ancient yeasts to brew beer JERUSALEM — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from anci...
20:24, 2019-05-22

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder an...
17:20, 2019-07-15

Siberia: 18,000-year-old frozen 'dog' stumps scientists Scientists say the specimen could represent an evolutionary link between wolves and modern dogs....
15:36, 2019-11-28

Scientists develop drug that can kill superbugs Scientists have created a drug that wipes out antibiotic-resistant superbugs like E.coli. The discovery, led by Sheffield University, saw off bacteri...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Loch Ness monster might just be a giant eel, say scientists Scotland's fabled Loch Ness monster could possibly be a giant eel, scientists said on Thursday after an intensive analysis of traces of DNA in the Lo...
16:28, 2019-09-05

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a ...
23:52, 2019-08-14

Scientists Wanted: Recruited by Juul, Many Researchers Say No Juul needs good science to prove to the F.D.A. that its e-cigarettes offer more benefits than risks. Some researchers say they are loath to take the ...
09:00, 2019-05-27

Residente worked with scientists to create his new album Grammy-winning rapper Residente has some new collaborators on his upcoming album: scientists...
20:52, 2019-08-28

‘I’d drink my jacuzzi’: how earthquake scientists prepare for the 'big one' After major temblors rock California, four earthquake scientists in areas of high seismic risk reveal their own plans for when the worst hitsTwo back...
07:40, 2019-07-14

Ebola now curable after trials of drugs in DRC, say scientists Congo results show good survival rates for patients treated quickly with antibodies Ebola can no longer be called an incurable disease, scientists ha...
19:16, 2019-08-12

Brexit 'may bar UK scientists from €100bn EU research fund' Nobel prize winner warns UK science will suffer unless it can gain access to Horizon EuropeOne of Britain’s leading researchers has warned of a “majo...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Loch Ness monster might be giant eel, scientists say Scientists who studied DNA from the waters of Scotland's Loch Ness say they've found no evidence of its famous monster, but concluded that sightings ...
18:20, 2019-09-05

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Rese...
21:16, 2019-05-22

Scientists puzzled by really big planet orbiting really little star Scientists are expressing surprise after discovering a solar system 30 light-years away from Earth that defies current understanding about planet for...
01:12, 2019-09-27

Neanderthals used eagle talons as jewelry, scientists say The toe bone of a 39,000-year-old eagle suggests that Neanderthals made pendants and ornaments from the birds' talons....
00:56, 2019-11-02

Scientists struggling to figure out age of Saturn’s rings Saturn’s rings may be shining as bright as ever, but the debate over how old they are has rekindled following a new study. The research, publis...
20:56, 2019-09-17

Why scientists are studying hibernation to tackle obesity New research in hibernating mammals reveals that noncoding DNA may play a role in mechanisms related to obesity control in humans and other animals....
22:44, 2019-12-04

Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, say scientists Otago University researchers confirm the loch contains no monster – or dinosaur – DNAThe Loch Ness monster could be a giant eel, according to a fishy...
18:36, 2019-09-05

Scientists set out how to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 Strong civil society movements are needed to ramp up pace of change, says studyGreenhouse gas emissions could be halved in the next decade if a small...
01:56, 2019-09-19

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries ab...
12:28, 2019-07-15

Alzheimer's funding boost for Scots scientists The team from Edinburgh University has received £160,000 to investigate nerve damage caused by the disease....
11:36, 2019-06-04

Scientists quash idea of single 'gay gene' Many genetic variants each play role in homosexual behaviour, study findsA vast new study has quashed the idea that a single “gay gene” exists, scien...
20:08, 2019-08-29

How 3D printing allows scientists to grow new human hairs Researchers have found a way of using 3D printing technology to grow human hairs in the laboratory, without the need for skin implantation....
11:00, 2019-07-01

The most filling foods for weight loss, according to scientists Want to lose weight without getting hangry? Try adding a splash of hot sauce to your lunch. Researchers at Quebec’s Laval University say that the bes...
01:20, 2019-06-26

Stop abusing land, scientists warn Scientists are poised to deliver a stark condemnation of the damage people are wreaking on Earth's land surface....
07:32, 2019-08-05

Scientists 'print' 3D heart using patient's tissue Researchers have created an anatomically correct heart replete with blood vessels and cells. Medical science inches closer to creating a human organ....
16:08, 2019-04-16

Scientists have discovered five new species of songbird in Indonesia Five species of songbird and five subspecies have been discovered by scientists for the first time in mountainous areas of Indonesia...
20:24, 2020-01-09

Scientists may have discovered a way to make Mars habitable In a new paper published in Nature Astronomy, researchers explain how a thin layer of aerogel — a highly porous, virtually weightless material — coul...
19:12, 2019-07-17

Bright star Betelgeuse may have been a 'cannibal,' scientists say The gigantic red star Betelgeuse may have a dark secret in its past, according to scientists....
23:52, 2020-01-08

Scientists discover way to ‘grow’ tooth enamel Experts produce clusters of enamel-like calcium phosphate to crack age-old problemScientists say they have finally cracked the problem of repairing t...
20:24, 2019-08-30

Rat-eating monkeys in Malaysia stun scientists Killer monkeys were found to be catching and gobbling up large rats in Malaysia. Stunned scientists discovered the rat-catching macaques on palm oil ...
17:20, 2019-10-22

Confidence in Scientists Has Actually Risen Since 2016 in the U.S., According to New Research It can often feel like trust in science is a casualty of the “fake news” era. Skepticism of well-established concepts like vaccine safety...
16:20, 2019-08-02

Scientists invent a robot that can taste with its fingers As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with inc...
22:00, 2019-06-27

Scientists discover pathway to skin regeneration A new study in human volunteers and mice identifies which danger signaling molecules lie at the heart of skin rejuvenation pathways....
14:16, 2019-07-18

‘Earthworm Dilemma’ Has Climate Scientists Racing to Keep Up Worms are wriggling into Earth’s northernmost forests, creating major unknowns for climate-change models....
11:00, 2019-05-20

Scientists to monitor stranded whales from space Scientists have begun using satellites that can produce high-resolution imagery in an effort to monitor whale strandings from space, according to a n...
20:16, 2019-10-20

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks cou...
18:12, 2019-07-16

Once-a-month contraceptive pill developed by scientists Gelatine capsule could prevent unplanned pregnancies caused by errors in daily pill useA contraceptive pill that needs to be taken only once a month ...
20:20, 2019-12-04

New class of black holes may exist, scientists say An entirely new class of black holes that scientists were unaware of may exist, according to a study....
23:16, 2019-10-31

U.S. EPA is sued for ousting scientists from advisory committees The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued on Monday by a nonprofit over a recent directive banning many scientists from panels that advise th...
11:40, 2019-06-04

Scientists optimistic that HIV vaccine could be ready by 2021 Three potential HIV vaccines have entered the final stage of testing, with one HIV expert describing the success of the trials as "one of the most op...
17:28, 2019-12-04

The Classic JRPG About Two Scientists Saving The World A mix of The Legend of Zelda and the works of Hayao Miyazaki, Crystalis was an incredible action RPG for the NES whose surprisingly complex story hel...
16:20, 2019-06-22

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. Ther...
03:04, 2019-08-02

Does cannabis cause psychosis? Evidence is lacking, scientists say Is cannabis linked to a risk of developing psychosis? A recent study argued that, but other scientists say it has flaws....
12:24, 2019-06-04

Scientists have finally worked out what screaming sounds like Can you tell the difference between a scream and a whistle? Most people consider rough, high-pitched noises a scream – and 70 per cent were tricked b...
09:24, 2019-05-18

Considering Veganuary? Take B12 and beware vegan junk, scientists say People switching to a vegan diet - for January or for good - could reap health benefits such as weight loss and lower cholesterol, but should beware ...
19:08, 2019-12-19

Scientists still have no idea what that mysterious ‘alien probe’ actually was The bizarre, twisted saga of Oumuamua — the strange object that whizzed through our solar system so fast it wasn’t even spotted until it ...
01:16, 2019-07-02

Otzi the Iceman's bowstring identified by scientists Swiss scientists have determined that a cord found next to the body of a Neolithic hunter was a bowstring....
20:12, 2019-12-24

Melting Alaska sea ice has residents, scientists worried ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Sea ice along northern Alaska disappeared far earlier than normal this spring, alarming coastal residents who rely on wildlife an...
20:48, 2019-07-01

How Scientists Use Nuclear Fallout to Identify Art Forgeries Investigators trying to ferret out counterfeit artworks can apply techniques relying on radiocarbon dating....
10:40, 2019-06-06

Scientists may be getting closer to creating a universal flu vaccine A phase I clinical trial may represent the first step toward finding a universal vaccine that could prevent several influenza viruses....
23:56, 2019-10-19

Scientists invent robot that has a sense of taste As the relentless march of technology continues unabated, robots have grown more and more complex. They’re capable of mimicking humans with increasin...
18:12, 2019-06-28

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amoun...
23:52, 2019-08-14

Scientists who pose for selfies are more trustworthy: study It’s hardly up there with the discovery of say, radium, but scientists are finding that selfies can really boost their image. “Scientists...
22:52, 2019-05-13

Newfound comet likely an 'interstellar visitor,' scientists say A newly discovered comet hurtling toward the orbit of Mars has scientists scurrying to confirm whether it came from outside the solar system, a likel...
05:08, 2019-09-13

Scientists are trying to open a portal to a parallel universe The project -- which has been compared to the Upside Down in the Netflix blockbuster "Stranger Things" -- hopes to show a world identical to ours whe...
19:32, 2019-07-05

Scientists can’t explain these mysterious fireballs in Chile When we Earthlings spot something tearing through the sky in a blaze of glory, there’s almost always a totally reasonable explanation. More often tha...
16:12, 2019-10-07