Science

Heat wave led to unprecedented melt of Swiss glaciers

Switzerland faced an “unlucky combination of factors” this year that led to the big melt.

This satellite could solve Europe's energy crisis, but...

Scientists have proposed building a satellite that could solve Europe's energy crisis by harnessing solar power from space.

Scientists who created Covid-19 tracker wins $250,000 public service award

The public service award went to Lauren Gardner, an engineer who studies the spread of diseases.

Asteroid that killed dinosaurs on Earth also attacked Moon

Scientists have found evidence of asteroid impacts on the Moon, that mimic asteroid strikes on Earth.

Egypt working to prioritize 'loss and damage' at COP27

At last year's COP26 in Glasgow, the United States and the European Union rejected calls for a fund to compensate countries for climate-driven losses.

How did we get our crushing jaws? It all began with a fish

Researchers in China have unearthed the oldest fish fossil that possessed jaws, paving the way to unravel a long lost chapter in the human evolution story.

200 environmental activists killed globally in 2021: Report

The victims died fighting resource exploitation and in land disputes. Conflicts over mining were tied to 27 deaths worldwide, the most for any sector.

Experimental drug offers new hope for Alzheimer’s patients

Alzheimer's affects memory, thinking, behavior and accounts for 60-80 per cent of dementia cases. The majority of people with Alzheimer's are 65 and older.

This is how it looked when Dart collided with asteroid Dimorphos

The Italian Space Agency's LICIACube spacecraft has captured the first images of the collision that aims to give Earth a new planetary defence technology.

Hubble discovers unique shield that protects galaxies from being destroyed

The Hubble Telescope has looked beyond the Milky Way and found a unique shield protecting dwarf galaxies.

How Nord Stream pipeline leak is a threat to climate

While Europe and Russia are on the heels of another conflict, the leak in the Nord Stream pipeline has far-reaching effects that transcend boundaries.

Chilean scientists discover 12,000-year-old elephant remains

The large creatures weighed up to 4 tonnes and could reach 9.8 feet in height.

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