Element 117 is officially named Tennessine

Scientists have announced that Tennessine is now the official name for the element in...

This 6-foot wide asteroid is the smallest ever found

Scientists have made observations of the smallest asteroid ever described in detail, according to...

Soil carbon emissions will equal US emissions by 2050

Increasing global temperatures will hamper the ability of soil to store carbon, with at...

Pre-human 'Lucy' spent a lot of time in trees,...

Although she was a biped who regularly walked on the ground, the ancient human...

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ESA receives first images from the Trace Gas Orbiter around Mars

A European Space Agency orbiter recently evaluated its collection of onboard devices in Mars orbit for the first time,...

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Newly discovered bacteria fossils predate the rise of oxygen

For the first time, scientists have found direct evidence of microbial life that existed on Earth prior to the...

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Scientists discover a gene that could help cure alcoholism forever

An international team of researchers said they have identified a gene responsible for the desire to drink alcohol, according...