A SPACECRAFT that took off from Cape Canaveral 35 years ago is continuing its journey out of the solar system, according to America’s National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa).
Published22 Mar, 201302:16am
BRITAIN’S most senior medical adviser has warned MPs that the rise in drug-resistant diseases could trigger a national emergency comparable to a catastrophic terrorist attack, pandemic flu or major coastal flooding.
Published24 Jan, 201309:00pm
SCIENTISTS working at the Large Hadron Collider have found no evidence that the new particle discovered earlier this year is anything but the simplest — and most boring — variety of Higgs boson.
Published15 Nov, 201209:01pm
Once more honour rests on the words of a secretive bunch of Scandinavians, who, on naming the latest members of the world’s most prestigious club, the Nobel laureates, unleash joyful celebrations, acrimonious protests, and a collectively mumbled “Who?
Published08 Oct, 201210:33pm
THE UK government's fertility regulator has launched a public consultation to gauge people’s attitudes towards controversial new medical procedures designed to avoid serious genetic diseases.
Published18 Sep, 201212:00am
Scientists have reconstructed the entire genetic makeup of a girl who lived and died in a Siberian cave more than 50,000 years ago. The young woman belonged to a long extinct group of humans called Denisovans, their existence known only from meagre fossil
Published01 Sep, 201201:03am