Switzerland faced an “unlucky combination of factors” this year that led to the big melt.
Scientists have proposed building a satellite that could solve Europe's energy crisis by harnessing solar power from space.
The public service award went to Lauren Gardner, an engineer who studies the spread of diseases.
Scientists have found evidence of asteroid impacts on the Moon, that mimic asteroid strikes on Earth.
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.
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.
The victims died fighting resource exploitation and in land disputes. Conflicts over mining were tied to 27 deaths worldwide, the most for any sector.
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.
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.
The Hubble Telescope has looked beyond the Milky Way and found a unique shield protecting dwarf galaxies.
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.
The large creatures weighed up to 4 tonnes and could reach 9.8 feet in height.