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Ebola vaccine safe for use in Africa: Study

December 23, 2014 3:59:13 pm

According to the WHO, Ebola has killed more than 7,500 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Birds gone wild

December 21, 2014 12:31:29 pm

That story is now coming to light, thanks to an ambitious international collaboration that has been underway for four years.

Innovators of intelligence

December 21, 2014 1:40:47 am

AI2 is an effort to advance artificial intelligence while simultaneously reaching back into the field’s past.

No one really knows how long Ebola can live: Study

December 11, 2014 4:10:31 pm

WHO guidelines recommend that liquid wastes from patients be flushed down the toilet or disposed.

NASA’s Curiosity rover finds new evidence of water on Mars

December 9, 2014 3:18:24 pm

In a statement NASA said why this layered mountain sits in a crater has been a challenging question for researchers.

Artificial enzymes suggest life doesn’t need DNA or RNA: Research

December 7, 2014 3:46:20 pm

Artificial enzymes from genetic material hints at the possibility that life could evolve without DNA or RNA.

Under the sheets

December 7, 2014 1:32:15 am

Designed, built and operated by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), SeaBED is an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV).

The virus detectives

December 7, 2014 1:10:07 am

They work 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in the world’s most powerful factory for analysing genes

When time began

December 7, 2014 1:06:59 am

The subject of Planck 2014 is a new baby picture of the universe when space was as hot as the surface of the sun.

Nanowires to combat cell damage, breakthrough to prevent ageing

December 6, 2014 1:14:24 pm

Nanowires made of vanadia can reduce cell damage in the human body and can prevent ageing.

Launch of new Orion spaceship has NASA flying high

December 4, 2014 4:07:34 pm

Unlike the first space shuttle flight in 1981, Orion will not carry astronauts before 2021.

Japanese asteroid probe sets off on six-year round trip journey to reveal origins of life

December 3, 2014 1:54:08 pm

Scientists hope the Japanese probe will help reveal the origins of life.

Detection of super-Earth transit extends terrestrial frontier

December 2, 2014 5:29:51 pm

This development can spur astronomers in their search for signs of life on alien planets from afar.

Human eye can see ‘invisible’ infrared light

December 2, 2014 4:52:38 pm

New scientific researches have shown that human eye is able to sense invisible light.

GSLV III to be launched in third week of December

December 2, 2014 4:23:54 pm

Launch of GSLV-Mk III aims to study ascent phase of the rocket and the recovery of a human capsule.

NASA creates first 3D printed object in space

November 26, 2014 4:17:02 pm

This first print is the initial step towards providing an on-demand machine shop capability away from Earth.

Soyuz with three crew members reach space station

November 24, 2014 10:38:07 am

The rocket carried among other crew members, Italy's first female astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti.

Infinity and beyond

November 16, 2014 12:34:09 am

Kip Thorne recently published a book with a foreword by Christopher Nolan, The Science of Interstellar.

European spacecraft lands on comet

November 13, 2014 8:28:41 am

Scientists at European Space Agency successfully landed a probe on the surface of a comet 67P.

European spacecraft begins descending to comet

November 12, 2014 6:33:44 pm

The audacious landing attempt is the climax of a decade-long mission to study the 4-kilometer wide comet,

Cow’s milk can deliver AIDS drug to infants

November 12, 2014 4:17:15 pm

An estimated 3.4 million children are living with HIV/AIDS, according to the World Health Organisation.

Scientists set for historic comet landing attempt

November 13, 2014 8:30:30 am

It would be the climax of a decade-long mission to study a 4 kilometer wide lump of dust and ice known as 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

A creepy-crawly experiment

November 9, 2014 12:03:16 am

Every time neurobiologists tried to look at the brains of jumping spiders, the spiders would explode. Now, researchers have devised a technique that allows them to peer in.

What if?

November 9, 2014 12:02:31 am

Randall Munroe, the creator of the Web comic xkcd, explains complexity through absurdity.

New drug to replace antibiotics

November 6, 2014 1:38:43 pm

In a small patient trial, the drug was shown to be effective at eradicating the superbug MRSA.