Stories about Research

Nov 30 2018

NASA Has Landed On Mars

InSight was shooting for Elysium Planitia, a plain near the Martian equator that the InSight team hopes is as flat as a parking lot in Kansas with few, if any, rocks. Squ...

Nov 28 2018

'I feel proudest', says Chinese scientist who genetically modified children

He had apparently been on leave from the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen. Scientists from across the globe lambasted He's experiment. Baltimore ...

Nov 27 2018

'MONSTROUS' scientist 'makes world's first gene-edited babies' in HIV test

The scientist at the centre of the controversy did not appear at the first day of the conference. He's presumed work risky, premature and unsafe to the future of scient...

Nov 27 2018

Trump says doesn't believe own government's climate warning

Right now we're at the cleanest we've ever been, it's very important to me. Compiled by more than 300 scientists, the Fourth National Climate Assessment Volume II is ...

Nov 27 2018

New lander will add to humans' long fascination with Mars

It's InSight lander is scheduled to land on the red planet Monday, November 26. He hopes to pick up tremors on InSight's mission that will build a picture of Mars' in...

Nov 27 2018

Trump Denies Climate Change Report Released By Own Administration

The report supplements a study issued previous year that concluded humans were the main driver of global warming and warned of catastrophic effects to the planet. It's ha...

Nov 27 2018

Chinese claim to have created world’s first genetically modified baby

To edit the embryos, He says , his team injected a single sperm into each egg to create an embryo and then added the CRISPR construct to some with the instructions f...

Nov 27 2018

Brexit: Theresa May confirms date of meaningful vote

Theresa May will stage the make-or-break vote on her final Brexit deal on Tuesday 11 December after a marathon Commons debate in which the prime minister hopes to turn a...

Nov 27 2018

NASA spacecraft lands on red planet after six-month journey

InSight was shooting for Elysium Planitia, a plain near the Martian equator that the InSight team hopes is as flat as a parking lot in Kansas with few, if any, rocks. N...

Nov 26 2018

Astha Sarmah, ‘Average’ High School Graduate, Schools Donald Trump On Climate Change

On Friday, the White House released the National Climate Assessment by 13 scientists from Trump administration agencies and outside bodies. The White House tried to...

Nov 26 2018

Anxiety building as Mars landing looms for NASA

EST. "Landing on Mars is one of the hardest single jobs that people have to do in planetary exploration", noted InSight's lead scientist, Bruce Banerdt. Nasa's latest s...

Nov 26 2018

More than 140 whales die after becoming stranded on New Zealand beach

The hiker notified the Department of Conservation at 10.30pm and told them there were two pods of whales stranded at the southern end of Mason's Bay, approximately 2km ap...

Nov 25 2018

Climate change will batter United States economy, warns government report

The report stresses that immediate action is imperative. Andrew Light, another co-author and an global policy expert at World Resources Institute, described it as "a tr...

Nov 24 2018

Climate change will batter U.S. economy, warns government report

The federal government on Friday quietly released a major report warning man-made climate change is real and already having a devastating impact on the United States ...

Nov 24 2018

SpaceX's crew rocket set for January test flight

The first crewed test flight of the capsule, known as Demo-2, is now targeted for June 2019; an in-flight "abort test" that proves out Crew Dragon's emergency-escape sy...

Nov 22 2018

MIT proof-of-concept demo of ionic wind propulsion for aircraft

It has a number of thin electrodes running across its wings, and at the front of these are thin wires, while at the back is an aerofoil - a curved surface to produce the ...

Nov 22 2018

NASA Picks Ancient Martian River Delta for 2020 Rover Touchdown

There are various factors that NASA needed to consider while choosing an arrival site. Earlier in November, ExoMars rover - the European Space Agency (ESA) and Russian ...

Nov 22 2018

Elon Musk got high, so now NASA is investigating SpaceX

The first flight of a SpaceX rocket tailored to fly astronauts to the International Space Station is set for liftoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on January...

Nov 21 2018

Dead Whale Found With Six Kilograms Of Plastic In Its Stomach

Conservation group WWF Indonesia said on social media its staff found four plastic bottles and 3.26 kilograms of raffia rope, as well as the plastic bags and cups. A 20...

Nov 19 2018

Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits

Almost 400 people searched for victims amid the scorched debris in Paradise on Sunday, wading through ash that officials say could turn into a thick paste, the Associa...