Science

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar village takes shape

Fly me to the Moon: For some, lunar...

September 22

RIGA (Latvia) — By 2040, a hundred people will live on the Moon, melting ice for water, 3D-printing homes and tools, eating plants grown in lunar soil, and competing in low...

Missing link creature bolsters bold theory on dino evolution

Missing link creature bolsters bold...

August 16

PARIS — An oddball, vegetarian dinosaur with the silhouette of a flesh-ripping velociraptor, whose fossilised remains were unearthed in southern Chile 13 years ago, is a missing...

2016 weather report: Extreme and anything but normal

2016 weather report: Extreme and...

August 11

WASHINGTON — Last year’s global weather was far more extreme or record-breaking than anything approaching normal, according to a new report.

Sperm count falling sharply in the Western world, say researchers

Sperm count falling sharply in the...

July 26

LONDON — Sperm counts in men from America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand have dropped by more than 50 per cent in less than 40 years, researchers said on Tuesday.

Scientists dim sunlight, suck up carbon dioxide to cool planet

Scientists dim sunlight, suck up...

July 26

OSLO — Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun’s rays as part of a climate...

‘Mystery’ signal from space is solved: It’s not aliens

‘Mystery’ signal from space is solved...

July 24

MIAMI — Astronomers have finally solved the mystery of peculiar signals coming from a nearby star, a story that sparked intense public speculation this week that perhaps,...

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of rare riverine bird

Researchers in Cambodia find nest of...

July 21

PHNOM PENH — Wildlife researchers in Cambodia have found a breeding location for the masked finfoot, one of the world’s most endangered birds, raising hopes of its continuing...