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Science

Future human outposts could be sustained by Mars' ice caps

The findings showed that ice may be more available than previously known for use as water to support future human exploration missions.

12 Jan 2018 10:45 AM

Fossil of dinosaur swept away in ancient Australian river found

Diluvicursor’s remains were found amongst a jumbled collection of large fossilised tree trunks, also swept down the river during a flood.

12 Jan 2018 10:24 AM

NASA sees first direct proof of Ozone hole recovery

Measurements show that the decline in chlorine has resulted in about 20 per cent less ozone depletion during the Antarctic winter.

09 Jan 2018 4:20 PM

Low oxygen levels, coral bleaching getting worse in oceans

A study revealed that severe bleaching outbreaks are hitting coral reefs four times more often they used to a few decades earlier.

08 Jan 2018 4:27 PM

NASA: John Young, the legendary Space Shuttle astronaut dies at 87

NASA called Young as the only agency astronaut, the first to fly into space six times.

07 Jan 2018 11:31 AM

Sorry, sci-fi fans: star's oddness not due to alien mega-structure

The dimming could be due to some sort of dust, though the cause remains uncertain.

04 Jan 2018 9:32 AM

Ancient DNA gives glimpse of ancestors of Native Americans

The infant girl was buried about 50 miles southeast of Fairbanks, and her remains are the earliest known in the far north of North America.

04 Jan 2018 9:07 AM

Worried about 'Bomb Cyclone'? Know what it is exactly

Bombogenesis is the technical term. Bomb cyclone is a shortened version of it, better for social media.

04 Jan 2018 8:52 AM

Science Says: Why there’s a big chill in a warmer world

Don’t confuse weather — which is a few days or weeks in one region — with climate, which is over years and decades and global.

04 Jan 2018 8:40 AM

$850K price tag on gene therapy for rare form of blindness:

The injectable treatment from Spark Therapeutics can improve the eyesight of patients with a rare genetic mutation.

04 Jan 2018 8:27 AM