GENEVA:The UN’s World Meteorological Organization published the highest temperatures on record in three Antarctic zones Wednesday, setting a benchmark for studying how climate change is affecting this crucial region. Mapping Antarctica’s extremes is essential for…Read More
Paramilitary forces Monday killed five members of a militant outfit notorious for sectarian attacks and linked to the Islamic State group, officials said.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said Tuesday the United States will partner with private industry to send people to Mars by the 2030s, adding commercial interests to Washington’s previously announced plan.
MIAMI: The world’s first baby has been born using a controversial new technique, the “3-parent technique” by US scientists to include DNA from three parents in the embryo, said a report Tuesday.
PARIS: Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft has finally spotted the tiny lander Philae stuck in a dark crack on the surface of its comet home — the first glimpse since the robot lab crashlanded in 2014, ground…
MIAMI: Global heat, greenhouse gases and sea levels all climbed to record highs last year, making 2015 the worst in modern times across a range of key environmental indicators, international scientists said Tuesday.
CARNARVON: Even operating at a quarter of its eventual capacity, South Africa’s MeerKAT radio telescope showed off its phenomenal power Saturday, revealing 1,300 galaxies in a tiny corner of the universe where only 70 were…
PARIS: A rare “dwarf planet” 18 times smaller than Earth, has been discovered in the distant Solar System on an eccentric orbit far beyond Neptune, astronomers said Tuesday.
PARIS: An international team of scientists said Monday they had discovered a trio of Earth-like planets that are the best bet so far for finding life outside our solar system.
NEW YORK-Facebook originally started as platform for people to share important moments from their lives, like getting married or baby photos. But now the social media site is seeing a changed behavior and having people…