Adelaide, Sep 29 (IANS) SpaceX on Friday unveiled its plans to put humans on Mars as early as 2024.
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Long thought to be a carbon sink, the world's tropical forests now release more carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere than they remove from it, thanks to their continued deforestation and degradation, warns a new study.
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Genetic data from seven humans who lived 2,500 years ago in South Africa suggest that Homo sapiens arose 350,000 years ago, much earlier than previously thought, a new study has revealed.
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the farthest active inbound comet ever seen, at a whopping distance of 1.5 billion miles from the Sun.
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) NASA has postponed the launch of James Webb Space Telescope from October 2018 to around mid-2019 due to issues related to integration of various spacecraft elements.
Beijing, Sep 29 (IANS) Researchers have found a large number of an endangered species known as waterwheel plants, in a wetland in China's Heilongjiang province, authorities said on Friday.
New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Researchers have found that some galaxies appear brighter to astronomers' telescopes because of faster rates at which their supermassive black holes swallow matter and spit out energy, not because of the way the galaxies face Earth, as earlier believed.
London, Sep 28 (IANS) The violent and chaotic process that led to the formation of Earth resulted in the loss of more than 40 per cent of its mass, says a study.
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Scientists have detected the fourth gravitational wave emitted by a merger of two black holes using three detectors -- a critical new capability that allows scientists to more closely locate a gravitational wave's birthplace in space.
Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) The wheat crop in Punjab -- the breadbasket of India -- and also in Pakistan, is vulnerable to air-borne attack by "stem rust" in the event of an outbreak of this disease in a place as far away as East Africa.
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) With the aim to build a space station orbiting the Moon before sending humans further in deep space, NASA has entered into an agreement with Russian space agency Roscosmos, reflecting the common vision for human space exploration that the agencies share.
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Scientists announced on Wednesday they have detected a fourth gravitational wave signal coming from the merger of two black holes.
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Despite their small brains, pigeons are capable of switching between two tasks as quickly as humans - and even quicker in certain situations, new research has found.
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) Researchers have discovered 15 new species of "smiley-faced" spiders -- and named them, among others, after former US President Barack Obama and former presidential candidate and US Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders.