Astronomers have detected a gas on Venus called phosphine, and weirdly enough, it could be a sign of alien life in the planet’s clouds. It’s still too early ...
Scientists have successfully revived microbes that had lain dormant at the bottom of the sea since the age of the dinosaurs, allowing the organisms to eat and even multiply after eons in the deep.
The Hubble space telescope has spent the past 30 years orbiting 547 km (340 miles) above Earth. The ageing satellite has had a couple of hiccups in the last few years, but it's not done taking incredible photos of our cosmic backyard yet.
Could humans eventually be induced to hibernate to protect them after an injury or preserve them during deep space travel?
Dozens of scientists doing research funded by Mark Zuckerberg say Facebook should not be letting President Donald Trump use the social media platform to “spread both misinformation and incendiary statements.”
Scientists believe they have identified the world's cleanest air, free from particles caused by human activity, located over the Southern Ocean, which surrounds Antarctica.
Is there a parallel universe where time runs backwards? That is what many news reports seem to be suggesting, attributing the “finding” to NASA scientists. While this has certainly made a whole lot of people excited but in reality, this is far from the truth.
This large young planet is forming around a star called AB Aurigae that is about 2.4 times the mass of the sun and located in our Milky Way galaxy 520 light years from Earth, researchers said on Wednesday. A light year is the distance light travels in a year, 5.9 trillion miles (9.5 trillion km).
Just when you thought 2020 could not get any worse. Now we have giant "murder hornets" with freakish eyes and a venomous sting to add to this year's list of worries.
This new data discovery tool will allow researchers to quickly and easily classify a deadly virus like SARS-CoV-2 in just minutes, according to the researchers, including Gurjit Randhawa from Western University in Canada.
Concerns have been raised about what this means for individual privacy rights, and what happens if the data is misused or used beyond the initial purpose.
NASA made an "intriguing" discovery while sifting through data recovered from a decommissioned Kepler space telescope. The newly discovered exoplanet has a size
With health experts warning that warmer months won't bring an end to coronavirus, officials are developing a framework for what America's new normal could look like.
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Scientists have identified more than 200 types of coronaviruses, seven of which are known to affect humans. Four of these coronaviruses are endemic respiratory viruses which cause 15-30 per cent of the common colds people experience each year. Covid-19 is caused by a deadly new type of coronavirus that has spread to the point of becoming a global pandemic, infecting 771,104 people and taking 36,944 lives as of March 31, 2020. Here are some more facts about the coronavirus officially known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), which was first detected in December 2019 in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. Follow us on: Website: https://scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/sout...
In the last 22 years, one giant glacier in Antarctica has retreated almost three miles. If it fully thaws, sea levels would rise almost 5 feet.
Even as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's wife tested positive for COVID-19 and the country's markets posted their biggest one-day loss in history on Thursday, a team of Canadian researchers, including an Indian, said they have isolated the virus behind the global pandemic.