Last week, Russian scientists announced the discovery of a new type of bacterial life found in the water samples collected from the ancient Lake Vostok, but on 11 March the lab confirmed that it was not the bacteria but the contamination that generated the signal.
The latest study states that older adults benefit from the home based fitness DVD exercise programs.
Researchers highlighted an ancient network of underground channels on Mars on a 3D map, discovered by using a radar instrument on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, a spacecraft that beams back images and other information about Mars.
A team of scientists was very successful in their hunt for meteorites in Antarctica and found one of the largest ever, among a total of 425 meteorites. The team, based at Belgium's Princess Elisabeth Antarctica research base, discovered the meteorite weighing 18kg embedded in the East Antarctic ice ...
The crucial liquid helium coolant of ESA’s Herschel space observatory is set to run out in just a few weeks, which will mean the end of the device that served astronomers for more than three exciting years studying the cool Universe.
Meteorite perfume, why not--it sounds more interesting than one of the random off-the-shelf celebrity scents, and especially it is set to be truly unique. Authorities in the Chelyabinsk Region, which was hit by a meteorite on February 15, on Tuesday announced plans to launch a new perfume with the s...
While crossing the bow shock on Feb. 3, 2007, Cassini recorded a particularly strong shock in a "quasi-parallel" orientation, where the magnetic field and the direction of the front of the shock's movement are almost aligned. Under these conditions, significant particle acceleration was detected for...
Using DNA powder and gold nanoparticles, a new diagnostic system could enable rapid point-of-care diagnosis of the world's leading infectious diseases in the near future, replacing the currently needed expensive and time consuming tests in labs.
Female chimps are more negative and aggressive when communicating with other females, reports BBC.
A latest study conducted by researchers at the University of Munster states that sex is a better solution to cure migraine.
According to a study conducted by two Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute (LA BioMed) researchers, grandmothers who smoked cigarettes could be responsible for their grandchildren's asthma.
Thanks to accelerating global warming, commercial shipping could become much cheaper by having ships cruise right over the north pole, which is the fastest route to transport goods between Asia and Europe, the two largest economic blocks in the world.