A Nasa space telescope has spotted surprising ‘magnetic braids’ of super-hot matter in the Sun's outer atmosphere, a finding that scientists claim may explain the star's mysteriously hot corona.
Elated with a cloned buffalo giving birth to a healthy calf, the National Dairy Research of India (NDRI) is now gearing up to clone the endangered wild buffalo. Vishal Joshi reports.
A newly established US company, Deep Space Industries, Tuesday announced a plan to harvest near-earth asteroids.
A lump of rock which crash-landed on Earth in a meteorite shower may hold evidence of alien life within it, a leading UK scientist has claimed.
Scientists have decoded the puzzle of why wolves cannot be tamed, while dogs can gladly become "man's best friend", even though the two share similar genes.
American scientists have for the first time used a new combination of neural imaging methods to discover exactly how the human brain adapts to injury.
Astronomers have discovered that super-massive black holes — located at the centres of galaxies — are growing faster than thought.
Astronomers have discovered that Vega - the second brightest star in the northern night sky - may have a family of planets similar to the Sun's.
Apophis, a 900 foot-wide asteroid named after an Egyptian demon is set to pass by Earth but has no chances of a cataclysmic collision, according to scientists.
A large new collection of unique space photos taken at wavelengths that are invisible to the human eye and blocked by Earth's atmosphere has been released as a New Year's gift to the people of Earth by NASA.
The Siachen Glacier has reduced by 5.9 km in longitudinal extent between 1989 and 2009 because of rising temperatures, researchers say.
A 2-billion-year-old dark lump of rock that landed in Sahara desert is actually a new type of Martian meteorite, containing 10 times more water than usual.
Unborn babies listen to their mothers talk during the last 10 weeks of pregnancy and at birth can demonstrate what they’ve heard, researchers say.
Ask scientists of a certain age about their childhood memories, and odds are they'll start yarning about the stink bombs and gunpowder they concocted with their chemistry sets. Dangerous? Yes, but fun.
Founded in 2010, Planetary Resources has the backing of money and the right people in its quest to mine asteroids.