The world's most heavily trafficked (and weirdest) mammal on Earth, pangolins, could be saved from extinction as the UN wildlife conference on Wednesday has approved a worldwide ban on pangolins.
A new study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has offered a surprising twist of how life began on earth, questioning the likeability of the "RNA World" Hypothesis and proposing that DNA may have also existed when life began.
ArkLight founders, Yujie Ding and Yuiya Zotova, have been sentenced to a year and a day in prison by US District Court Judge Harvey Bartle III. This is on grounds that the startup owners had been defrauding NASA. Zotova and Ding had allegedly pocketed the money given by NASA for their startup.
Some damages cannot be undone, and the planet just recorded one of them. This month, Earth officially recorded its atmospheric carbon dioxide moving beyond the 400 parts per million (ppm) mark – permanently.
A solar storm is predicted to hit earth anytime between today and Friday. The said solar storm may greatly affect earth’s technology, particularly the satellites in orbit. Once hit by a solar storm, this could lead to lack of GPS navigation, satellite TV, and mobile phone signals.
A rare lunar occurrence is set to occur on September 30, which is known as the Black Moon. While this may be a once-in-every 32 month event, some conspiracy theorists claim it’ll make the end of the world.
Archaeologists in Japan have made an exciting and not to mention baffling discovery. In the ruins of Katsuren Castle located in Uruma, Okinawa, ancient Roman coins dating back to the 17th century have been uncovered. Does this discovery show a link between the Japanese and the Romans?
Researchers develop new material using 3D printing technology that could be used in bone grafts.
The new SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System (ITS) is a combination of powerful booster and the capsule that can carry people to Mars. Apparently, ITS is very powerful that it may even be able to travel to the Kuiper Belt on the edge of the Solar System.
FDA approved a device that is intended to automatically monitor glucose (sugar) and provide appropriate basal insulin doses in people 14 years of age and older with type 1 diabetes.
NASA caused quite a stir when news of the space agency changing the 12 zodiac signs, adding a 13th sign called Ophiuchus, surfaced online. However, NASA has denied such claims and said that even with or without the change in zodiac signs, astrology is still fake.
Images from ESA reveal a swirling Martian valley that could have once hosted life. The same spot could become the landing site for the ExoMars mission.
Veterinarians at Mystic Aquarium were surprised when they realized that the International Fund for Animal Welfare did not just rescue one manatee from the cool waters of Falmouth. As it turns out, the manatee is actually pregnant.
A typhoon wind turbine could harness energy so immense it could provide renewable energy to all of Japan for half a century.