Lost in space: NASA satellites DISAPPEAR in 'deep space' after Mars mission

The two robots have been lost for more than a month and have flown so deep into space that NASA will be unable...

University of California to be granted pioneering CRISPR patent

(Reuters) - The University of California will soon be granted a potentially valuable patent on the revolutionary gene-editing technology known as CRISPR, according...

Space junk: Astronomers track 20,000 objects as satellites are at risk of being wiped...

Although some satellites and space junk will drift towards the planet with time and burn up in the atmosphere, many remain in orbit.According...

The science behind the love for coffee – Tech Explorist

The intake of coffee is affected by a positive feedback loop between genetics and the environment. This phenomenon, known as “quantile-specific heritability,” is...

Yellowstone volcano: Why USGS scientists are watching supervolcano 'with CLOSE EYE’

The Yellowstone caldera is a supervolcano located in the US that last erupted 70,000 years ago. It has been labelled a supervolcano due to...

Call for isolated Britons to help digitise historical rainfall data

Weather is a perennial British obsession, with some of the country’s rainfall and temperature records going back centuries. Some of this data has...

Astronomers spot black hole ejecting plasma and spinning so fast that it drags spacetime

A black hole almost 8,000 light years away from Earth has caught the eye of astronomers, due to its peculiar, wobbly nature. Called V404...

Novartis and Life Sciences Companies Commit Expertise and Assets to the Fight Against COVID-19...

Collaboration to address product development and scale up challenges posed by current pandemic Basel, March 26, 2020 — Today, Novartis and a consortium of...