The experimental flow briefly restored the ancient waterway and may have created new habitat for birds
New research from NASA shows that the Arctic Ocean has been steadily getting more energy from the sun over the past fifteen years.
Treating patients with the deadly Ebola virus takes doctors, drugs, and a whole lot of chlorine.
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Populations of most of Britain's bat species are stable or increasing following previous years of decline, report says.
An amateur fossil hunter has unearthed a 7ft skeleton of a carnivorous marine reptile on a beach in south Wales.
Nasa's Orbiting Carbon Observatory produces its first global maps of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere.
For decades, smokers in eastern Europe have used cytisine from laburnum trees to help them quit. Good results in a new trial could make cytisine much more popular
Plumes of water from Jupiter's moon Europa have not reappeared since their discovery – and evidence now suggests they may not have existed to begin with
European regulators have recommended approval of the first medicine containing stem cells to treat a rare condition caused by burns to the eye.
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Ecologists say birds could hear the oncoming storm from over 100 miles away
The National Institutes of Health has approved requests for waivers from a moratorium on experiments that aim to make the virus that causes Middle East respiratory syndrome more infectious in mice.
The Kepler space telescope, which cost some $600 million, was feared to be at the end of its useful life in 2013. But NASA says it just found another exoplanet.
Marine scientists plumbing the deepest part of the ocean sent microphones and collection probes baited with chicken to the bottom of a trench near Guam. Now they watch, wait ... and listen.
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An asteroid-mining company has unveiled plans for a new mothership spacecraft designed to carry a dozen small probes to explore asteroids, comets, or even the moon. The mothership, designed by Deep Space Industries, is about 3 feet in diameter and 1.5 feet tall, weighing about 330 pounds.
Arctic ground squirrels could play a greater role in climate change than was previously thought, research suggests.
The creeping movement of the ground in California's Napa Valley, following its August earthquake, has been observed from space.
A laser-driven particle accelerator just 9 centimetres long is gearing up to rival heavyweights like the Large Hadron Collider
We can now grow plants in microgravity – and crops grown in asteroid soil could sustain vast human populations off-planet
By analysing brain activity linked to hand and arm movements, a team has created a robotic arm that a paralysed woman can control with her thoughts
Adding laser tips to ordinary shoes can improve the stride and pace of people with Parkinson's disease
An inside look at Corning’s labs suggests what’s next for the inventor of Gorilla Glass.Someday your smartphone might be able to help you in a new way when you’re traveling: by telling you whether the water is safe to drink.
After space station resupply launch, engineers will try to land part of a SpaceX rocket on an offshore barge for possible reuse
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Cities are brighter during the holidays than any other time in the year
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