- July 20, 2017
Why do some people lean to the left while kissing when most people lean towards their right?
The tardigrade, said researchers from Oxford and Harvard, will survive all foreseeable astrophysical catastrophes – asteroid strikes, exploding stars (supernovae) or gamma ray bursts – and be around for at least 10 billion years
The WHO estimates 78 million people a year get gonorrhoea, an STD that can infect the genitals, rectum and throat
Space telescope finds 10 new planets outside our solar system that could potentially have liquid water and support life
Homo naledi is an extinct species of hominin, which anthropologists first described in 2015 and have assigned to the genus Homo
The findings could prove useful in murder investigations
Although it has been theorised before that the food taboo around mixing pineapple and milk is in fact a myth, now, for the first time, it has been scientifically disproved.
New research published in the journal Science on Thursday “indicates there is chemical potential to support microbial systems” on Enceladus.
This is the third time that the Space Apps hackathon will be held in Bangladesh
The study is the latest to recast our long-extinct cousins, long thought of as thick-skulled and slow-witted, in a more positive light
Three of the seven Earth-sized planets circle their parent star Trappist-1 for liquid surface water
The event will be aired live on Nasa Television and on its website
The fossil changes the understanding of the evolution of vertebrate reproductive systems, scientists say
The government is keen to work with research institutes like MIT for joint research and application of the frontier technology, State Minister for ICT Zunaid Ahmed Palak said
Lungfish are among the few fish that can breathe air
NASA has selected two missions, Lucy and Psyche, were chosen from five finalists and will proceed to mission formulation, with the goal of launching in 2021 and 2023, respectively.
From flying drones and weaponised robots, to driverless taxis and self-lacing shoes, we look at some previously conceived ideas and inventions that are part of our world today.
The revelation comes from a recent study jointly conducted by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), American Museum of Natural History (AMNH), and Centre for Ecology, Evolution Environmental Changes (cE3c).
This year brought the detection of gravitational waves predicted by Albert Einstein in 1915, discovery of a new record-breaking prime number, creation of a self-replicating man-made spieces and a Superman-style memory crystal. As 2016 comes to a close (almost), here is a look back at some of the top scientific breakthroughs, discoveries, and announcements