Mission controllers from the European Space Agency are now preparing ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter for its mission finale: dipping into the Red Planet’s atmosphere to reach its final orbit.
Arguably the most open-minded Pope the Catholics has ever had so far, Pope Francis, who was a chemist before devoting his life to priesthood, frequently made the headlines due to his controversial statements on science. This year, the Argentinian-born Pope, tackled several issues head on – from climate change to the Big Bang theory.
Renowned physicist and self-proclaimed atheist, Stephen Hawking, had a personal encounter with Pope Francis at the conference for the members of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican in Rome.
Results of emerging research published in the journals Nature Communications and Nature Human Behaviour suggest that brain scan patterns can be used to help people conquer their fears and increase their confidence.
German researchers, Dr. Irmela Jeremias from Helmholtz Zentrum München and her colleagues, have successfully discovered a small number of inactive leukemia cells that experts believe is responsible for the relapse of the cancer of the blood.
Horses can communicate with humans, especially when they’re in dire need, using visual and tactile signals. This is what researchers from Kobe University Graduate School of Intercultural Studies, Monamie Ringhofer and Associate Professor Shinya Yamamoto, discovered.
A recent spate of murder, intimidation, and ecocide (the extensive destruction of the environment) in Guatemala has led an international coalition of environmental human rights and environmental organizations – including the Friends of the Earth U.S., ActionAid USA, Rainforest Network, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Latin America Working Group, and the Guatemalan Human Rights Commission/USA – to appeal to the authorities concerned.
New animal species have been found from the ocean floor of the southwest Indian Ocean. The amazing marine discovery was made by scientists from the University of Southampton in an undersea hot springs roughly 2.8 kilometres deep, at Longqi, also known as “Dragon's Breath,” 2000 kilometres southeast of Madagascar.
Gordon Logan, Centennial Professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University broke his shoulder, had to go through surgery, and made an amazing discovery that would lead to his recovery from the dreaded carpal tunnel syndrome.
Michael Meyer, the lead scientist for the Mars Exploration Program at NASA Headquarters in Washington, revealed how the space agency chooses where to land on the Red Planet on Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in San Francisco.
It’s official: Elon Musk, the bright mind behind amazing space and tech startups like SpaceX, Tesla Motors, and SolarCity, will be one of the strategic advisors for US President-elect Donald Trump.
An amateur video showing what is claimed to be an unidentified flying object (UFO) coming out of what appears to be a beam of light has become an instant Internet sensation overnight. Spreading like wildfire in numerous alien websites and YouTube channels, the controversial video filmed in Arizona, Texas has ignited a heated debate among alien hunters and skeptics.
Getting up close with extraterrestrial life on a usual day, being hovered upon by an unidentified flying objects (UFO) while your driving car, losing memory and sense of time while this is all happening, and if you’re lucky, you might get kidnapped by aliens too. These are just some alien-related activities that residents of Roswell claimed to have happened to them firsthand.
Researchers – Ivo Vlaev (The University of Warwick) and Myutan Kulendran, Laura Wingfield, Colin Sugden, and Ara Darzi, (Imperial College London) – discovered that Modafinil (a treatment drug used for narcolepsy, shift work disorder, and excessive daytime sleepiness) can decrease impulsivity and in turn food addiction, Eureka Alert reported.
A new research headed by Zhiyong Wang from the Carnegie Institution for Science, a private nonprofit organization dedicated to ground-breaking scientific research, has discovered the specific system plants use to regulate their various response to heat between daytime and nighttime.