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Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth

Fungus is half a billion years older than previous record holder found in WisconsinTiny fossils found in mudrock in the barren wilderness of the Canadian Arctic are the remains of the oldest...

Canadian Arctic fossils are oldest known fungus on Earth

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Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ediacaran and Cambrian, when the first animal life appeared and then diversified. Yet studies of DNA su...
2019-05-23 01:45

Oldest Life On Earth Traced To Land Scientists have found exceptionally preserved microbial remains in some of Earth's oldest rocks in Western Australia - a major advance in the field, offering clues for how life on Earth originated.  ...
2019-10-09 14:00

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
2019-05-21 18:45

Permafrost in Canadian Arctic thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, study finds "What we saw was amazing," Vladimir E. Romanovsky, a professor of geophysics at the university, told Reuters by telephone. "It’s an indication that the climate is now warmer than at any time in the last 5,000 or more years."...
2019-06-19 06:45

David Saint-Jacques doing well after return to Earth, Canadian Space Agency says The 49-year-old Quebec native boarded a NASA plane during the night and is expect to arrive in Houston later today after a brief stopover in Scotland....
2019-06-28 01:30

UPDATE 1-Devon Energy to sell Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources for $2.8 bln U.S. oil and gas producer Devon Energy Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its Canadian assets to Canadian Natural Resources Ltd for C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion) in cash as part of an ongoing effort to become a pure-play oil producer....
2019-05-29 13:00

Human-sized penguin fossils found in New Zealand Fossils in New Zealand have led to the discovery of a new species of giant penguin that could grow up to 1.6 meters tall. The penguin's closest relative is another giant penguin that was found in Antarctica....
2019-08-14 15:45

Fossils of largest parrot ever recorded found in New Zealand Bird estimated to have weighed about 7kg has been named Heracles inexpectatusFossils of the largest parrot ever recorded have been found in New Zealand. Estimated to have weighed about 7kg (1.1st), it would have been more than twice as heavy as the k...
2019-08-07 03:00

Canadian Utilities agrees to sell Canadian power business for $835 million Canadian Utilities Ltd said on Monday it has agreed to sell its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for about $835 million, ending a strategic process for the assets that the company began last year....
2019-05-27 17:45

New Breakthrough Means We Can Finally Detect the Color Red in Ancient Fossils Some 3 million years ago, a tiny mouse featuring reddish fur on its back and a white belly scurried across the landscape of what is now Germany. We know this thanks to a remarkable new breakthrough in which reddish color pigment was detected in an an...
2019-05-21 22:45

Ice Age Mammoth, Camelid and Giant Wolf Fossils Found in Mexico Mammoths are among the best-known of all pre-historic animals and they have fascinated scientists and the public for generations. ...
2019-06-14 07:30

Prehistoric predator fossils found in an underwater cave in Mexico Short-faced bear and wolf-like fossils retrieved from a cave by divers are helping researchers to understand the animals of the Americas 30,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 15:00

Blood amber: The exquisite trove of fossils fuelling war in Myanmar A huge number of finds in newly mined amber are rewriting what we know about the age of the dinosaurs. But getting hold of them may come at a terrible human price...
2019-05-21 15:00

52-million-year-old fossils suggest oak relatives evolved in the south A pair of 52 million-year old fossils discovered in Argentine Patagonia suggests that relatives of oak trees started life in the southern hemisphere, not the north...
2019-06-07 12:15

52-million-year-old fossils suggest oaks evolved in the south A pair of 52 million-year old fossils discovered in Argentine Patagonia suggests that relatives of oak trees started life in the southern hemisphere, not the north...
2019-06-06 20:45

Hundreds of fossils of strange primordial predator unearthed in Canada Hundreds of fossils of a primordial sea creature with rake-like claws and a head resembling a famous fictional spaceship have been unearthed in Canada, providing a wealth of information about an important predator from a key time in the evolution of ...
2019-07-31 20:45

Fossils of 'shark-toothed' carnivorous dinosaur found in Thailand Fossils of a large carnivorous dinosaur that was a top predator about 115 million years ago have been unearthed in Thailand -- a brute that was among the early members of an impressive group of flesh-ripping dinosaurs known for their shark-like teet...
2019-10-11 13:45

‘Rule-breaking’ crab fossils have weird shrimp and lobster features A newly-discovered type of crab from the Cretaceous period looks like it had the eyes of a larva, the mouth of a shrimp, and the carapace of a lobster...
2019-05-21 15:00

'Spectacular' Opal-Laced Fossils Reveal Previously Unknown Australian Dinosaur Paleontologists in Australia have identified a previously unknown plant-eating dinosaur from the mid-Cretaceous. Remarkably, the fossilized bones of these creatures, which glisten in hues of blue and green, are preserved in opal.Read more......
2019-06-04 00:15

Massive flying reptiles once dominated the skies in North America, new fossils reveal If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive, and the oceans were dominated by creatures just as fearsome. The skies had thei...
2019-09-11 08:30

Fungus headphones could be the future of renewable tech With 50 million tons of electronic waste generated each year, and much of that not recycled, it's little wonder that tech brands and consumers alike are growing increasingly concerned about the environmental impact of their gadgets.But one Finni...
2019-05-29 12:45

Nearly 100 species of frogs, toads and salamanders wiped out by fungus The deadly disease caused by chytrid fungus is now thought to have driven nearly 100 amphibian species to extinction and contributed to the decline of over 400 more...
2019-05-21 15:00

Fast-spreading fungus could drive bananas to extinction Imagine a world with no bananas: no banana for breakfast smoothies, no peanut butter and banana sandwiches at lunch and no banana splits for dessert. This tragic scenario could soon be a reality. A deadly fungus that plagued banana plantations in sou...
2019-08-14 20:15

Nursing Homes Are a Breeding Ground for a Fatal Fungus Drug-resistant germs, including Candida auris, prey on severely ill patients in skilled nursing facilities, a problem sometimes amplified by poor care and low staffing....
2019-09-12 15:00

Deadly brain-shrinking fungus found in Australia A highly poisonous fungus, with toxins that can be absorbed through the skin, has been identified for the first time in the rain forest near the Great Barrier Reef....
2019-10-04 08:30

A tropical fungus may have found its way to Canada on the back of a 1964 tsunami KATERYNA KON/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY A new study in mBio proposes that the fungus Cryptococcus gattii came to the Pacific Northwest with the help of a massive tsunami in 1964. The fungus has infected over 300 people across Canada and the US since 1999...
2019-10-04 22:15

A deadly, drug-resistant fungus has swept the globe—here’s how it spreads Enlarge / The director of the German National Reference Centre for Invasive Fungus Infections holding a petri dish of the yeast Candida auris in January 2018. (credit: Getty | Nicolas Armer) Patients infected with a deadly, drug-resistant fungus a...
2019-06-27 19:30

Colombia puts some banana crops in quarantine on fungus concern Colombia has put a patch of banana crops in the north of the country under quarantine on suspicion they are infested with a fungus that is seen as potentially devastating to the country's banana exports, the agriculture minister said on Sunday....
2019-07-15 03:15

Old mold: Fossil of world's earliest fungus unearthed in Canada Microfossils of a globular spore connected to a T-shaped filament excavated in an Arctic region of northwestern Canada represent the oldest-known fungus, a discovery that sheds light on the origins of an important branch in Earth's tree of life....
2019-05-23 00:01

'Starving' fungus of iron may treat drug-resistant infection New research in mice finds that repurposing a drug for blood disorders can lower iron levels and thus starve Candida albicans of its essential nutrient....
2019-06-05 17:30

Fungus headphones offer a glimpse at the renewable future of electronics It turns out headphones are the perfect product to showcase the potential for growing electronics. The typical set has a mix of plastic, leather and mesh -- not the most environmentally friendly ingredients. To prove that we could swap those out for....
2019-05-28 20:30

Deadly fungus creates ‘zombie ants’ with hijacked jaws If you thought fictional zombies walking around on film were scary, the condition that turns creatures into mindless eating machines actually exists in nature. In ants. According to research published in the Journal of Experimental Biology, ants that...
2019-07-22 20:15

As Chinese mountains get hotter, hunt for 'cure-all' fungus gets harder For Ma Junxiao, an ethnic Hui Muslim farmer from remote western China, the daily climb up sheer mountain slopes to look for a tiny fungus is vital to his family's subsistence....
2019-06-28 07:15

A 1964 Earthquake Might Have Unleashed a Deadly Fungus on the Pacific Northwest Two decades ago, a rare but deadly fungal infection began killing animals and people in the U.S. and Canada. To this day, no one has figured out how it arrived there in the first place. Now a pair of scientists have put forth their own theory: Tsunam...
2019-10-02 00:15

New study reveals how a unique fungus creates ‘zombie ants’ If you’re even a casual science fan you’ve likely heard of the cordyceps fungi group before. The genus includes hundreds of known species, but the ones that get the most attention are those that invade the bodies of common insects like ca...
2019-07-25 00:15

These Fossils Preserved in Opal Are a Gorgeous, Iridescent Window Into the Past. Scientists Are Fighting to Save Them from the Black Market Cloaked in white dust and surrounded by expansive plains, the town of Lightning Ridge produces the bulk of the world’s precious black opal. This rare gemstone, prized for its dazzling play of color, hides out of sight in the Australian outback ...
2019-08-01 19:15

Why Earth's water could be older than Earth itself How did water survive Earth's searingly hot birth? A radical new answer turns planetary history on its head – and could revolutionise the search for alien life...
2019-05-21 18:45

How to measure the distance between multiple points on Google Earth, with the free Google Earth Pro software TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images You can measure distance on Google Earth in a few different ways. In order to measure distance on Google Earth, you'll have to download Google Earth Pro, which is free and available for Mac, PC, and Linux. Here's ...
2019-10-02 00:15

Deadly fungus native to Japan and Korea discovered in Australian rainforest Poison Fire Coral, the only known fungus whose toxins are absorbed through the skin, found on the outskirts of CairnsOne of the world’s deadliest species of fungus, previously thought native to Japan and Korea, has been found by a photographer on the...
2019-10-02 20:30

Healthy Diet: 3 Mushroom Soup Recipes For Fans Of The Edible Fungus Mushrooms are essentially fleshy fungi that have come to be recognized for their rich nutrient profile. Here are 3 mushroom soup recipes for you to try....
2019-09-27 03:45

Deadly fungus creates 'zombie ants' and hijacks their jaws to cause suicide If you thought fictional zombies walking around on film were scary, the condition that turns creatures into mindless eating machines actually exists in nature. — in ants....
2019-07-23 07:15

Scientists find toxic fungus near Australia's Great Barrier Reef A highly poisonous fungus, with toxins that can be absorbed through the skin, has been identified for the first time in the rain forest near the Great Barrier Reef, Australian scientists said on Thursday....
2019-10-03 13:00

Zombifying fungus bypasses the brain to make ants its puppets, study finds Enlarge / A dead ant that has been taken over by a species of Cordyceps in the Rio Claro Reserve in Colombia. (credit: National Geographic/Justin Maguire) Pity the poor unsuspecting carpenter ant who unwittingly becomes infected with spores scatte...
2019-07-18 04:45

David Koepp's debut thriller 'Cold Storage' unleashes killer fungus (and fun) on humanity Screenwriter David Koepp ("Spider-Man," "Jurassic Park") makes his literary debut with "Cold Storage," a fun thriller about killer fungus form space.        ...
2019-09-16 19:30

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds. The billion-year-old fungus, called Ourasphaira giraldae, provides clues about ho...
2019-05-24 01:30

Fossils of metre-tall giant parrot dubbed 'Heracles' found in New Zealand Scientists have uncovered evidence of what they believe to be the world's largest parrot, which was around one metre tall and may have feasted on its fellow birds....
2019-08-07 15:00

The best wildlife photos taken this year reveal a hippo murder, a hungry leopard seal, and a weevil ensnared by zombie fungus Michel Roggo/Wildlife Photographer of the Year The London Natural History Museum's annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition awards photographers whose work inspires us to consider our place in the natural world and our responsibility to ...
2019-10-01 01:30

Deadly Fungus, Fat Bear Week, PS5 Leaks, and Hot Dog Salad: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week No news this week could possibly compare to the “hot dog salad” abomination created by a certain Gizmodo colleague, which has taken our forbidden sandwich out back, choked it to death, and absorbed it into its goopy morass. But reader, we tried.Read ...
2019-10-07 03:15

Germany's oldest zoo turns 175 Since its opening in 1844, the development of the Berlin Zoo has directly reflected the history of Germany. Here's how colonialism, the Nazi era and the Cold War left their mark on the institution....
2019-08-02 01:15

The Persistence of the Oldest Hatred In “How to Fight Anti-Semitism,” Bari Weiss examines the various abuses Jews have suffered simply for being Jews, including a recent flaring on the left....
2019-09-10 18:30

David Koepp's debut thriller 'Cold Storage' unleashes killer fungus (and fun) on humanity Screenwriter David Koepp ("Spider-Man," "Jurassic Park") makes his literary debut with "Cold Storage," a fun thriller about killer fungus form space.        ...
2019-09-03 23:45

Oldest Nobel winner says he's not retiring The oldest person to ever receive a Nobel Prize, John B. Goodenough, said Wednesday he's not going into retirement and still has work to do. (Oct. 9)        ...
2019-10-09 21:00

New species of stegosaur is oldest ever found The 186 million year old stegosaur, named Adratiklit boulahfa, discovered in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco, is the first thyreophoran dinosaur found in North Africa....
2019-08-22 19:00

Arctic ice faces trouble from above and below For the longest time the story of ice melt has been about rising air temperatures. But what is happening under the sea ice? CNN's Arwa Damon heads out with a team of scientists to the far corners of the Arctic Circle to find out....
2019-06-07 11:30

Connecting the Arctic: Q&A with Inmarsat Providing high-speed mobile connectivity to remote locations is a formidable challenge that London-based Inmarsat has been able to accomplish thanks to its global network of satellites. Now the firm is preparing to launch two new satellite payloads t...
2019-08-20 21:00

Mom, 58, wants to be Sports Illustrated’s oldest swimsuit model She might be pushing 60, but Jodi Harrison-Bauer says she feels as sexy as ever. The 58-year-old Connecticut gym owner and mother of two adult daughters now wants her place among modeling elite by becoming the oldest woman to appear in Sports Illustr...
2019-07-12 20:45

Skull of humankind's oldest-known ancestor discovered ‘Iconic’ finding of 3.8m-year-old fossil in Ethiopia casts doubt on previous evolutionary theoryThe face of the oldest species that unambiguously sits on the human evolutionary tree has been revealed for the first time by the discovery of a 3.8 milli...
2019-08-29 02:45

The Canucks are now among the NHL’s 2 oldest existing teams without a Stanley Cup The Canucks and the Sabres don't have the league's longest cup drought. But they are the only two of the NHL's original 14 teams not to capture the silverware....
2019-06-13 13:15

Skull of humankind’s oldest-known ancestor unearthed The find, from 3.8 million years ago, reveals the face for a presumed ancestor of the species famously represented by Lucy, the celebrated Ethiopian partial skeleton found in 1974....
2019-08-29 23:30

Karlovic, 40, beats Lopez in oldest match Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the first man in his 40s to compete in a Grand Slam singles match for 27 years when he beat fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez at Roland Garros on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 17:15

A Woman in Her 70s May Be the Oldest New Mom Ever After Giving Birth to Twins An Indian woman named Erramatti Mangayamma has seemingly made history by becoming the oldest new mother ever documented. Her doctors reported that Mangayamma, said to be either 73- or 74-years-old, delivered a set of healthy twin girls via cesarean s...
2019-09-07 00:15

Inspiring: This Man Just Became The Oldest Person Ever To Date Melissa Growing old gets a bad rap, but here’s an inspiring story that proves that age is just a number and that it’s never too late in life to achieve your dreams: This man just became the oldest person ever to date Melissa....
2019-08-29 01:15

Scientists reveal world's oldest known fungi The discovery of billion-year-old fungi could fundamentally alter our understanding of how life began on land hundreds of millions of years ago. Researchers said the fungi may have coexisted with rudimentary animals....
2019-05-22 22:45

At the Country’s Oldest Stump, a Presidential Twist The Galivants Ferry Stump speaking event in South Carolina has been held every two years for at least 143 years. Now, for the first time, it will host Democratic presidential candidates....
2019-09-16 17:00

Arctic could have no ice in September, shocking study says A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees and climate conditions continue to worsen....
2019-08-14 18:45

Microplastics Are Blowing Into the Pristine Arctic In snow samples collected across the Arctic and Europe, researchers find tens of thousands of microplastic particles per liter of snow—even in remote areas....
2019-08-14 22:15

3 winners and 3 losers from a melting Arctic Reuters The Arctic is losing ice, and it may have its first ice-free summer in a few decades. A more accessible Arctic presents opportunities for countries and industry, but the US and its partners may not be the ones to benefit. Visit Business Insi...
2019-10-12 17:30

Scientists have even found microplastics in the Arctic Microplastics are polluting tap water, the deep sea and now even remote corners of the Arctic. Scientists found concentrations of plastic in ice floes from the Fram Strait, the passage that connects the Arctic Ocean to the rest of the world's oc...
2019-08-15 03:45

Heatwave sparks wildfires in the Arctic The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping a close...
2019-07-22 17:15

Inscription on Coffin Discovered to be Oldest Egyptian Soul Map A 4000-year-old ancient Egyptian text illustrates the oldest map of the underworld in existence. ...
2019-10-09 15:30

Community mourns oldest Ohio shooting victim Friends and family gathered in Springfield, Ohio on Saturday to mourn Derrick Fudge, one of several people who died in mass shootings last weekend in Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas.        ...
2019-08-12 11:30

Oldest parasite DNA yet recorded found in prehistoric puma poo Coprolite reveals felines in southern Andes had roundworm 17,000 years ago, long before humans got thereThe compact, gnarled and knobbly specimen looks like a root of ginger. In fact, it’s 17,000-year-old puma poo, and it contains the oldest parasite...
2019-08-27 19:15

Karlovic becomes oldest man to win match at Roland Garros for 45 years Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to win a match at the French Open for 45 years on Tuesday as he beat Spain's fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in a first-round duel....
2019-05-28 23:15

9,000 Year Old Bones of Oldest Residents of England Found Researchers in England have just proven that some human remains that were believed to be from the Roman era are in fact significantly older and come from the Middle Stone Age.  ...
2019-09-30 22:00

The US cities with the oldest homes: The Rust Belt dominates New homes are rarely built in these cities as demand is low – few people are moving to these cities and the populations are declining.       ...
2019-07-02 00:30

| No cheating: Frenchwoman was world's oldest person, researchers say Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died aged 122 two decades ago, should keep the title of the oldest person on record, researchers say, rejecting claims of fraud....
2019-09-17 05:00

British woman, 77, becomes oldest person to sail around the world alone Jeanne Socrates from Hampshire completes non-stop, unassisted 320-day voyage in CanadaA 77-year-old British woman has become the oldest person to sail around the world alone, non-stop, and unassisted.Jeanne Socrates, from Lymington, Hampshire, comple...
2019-09-10 04:00

Oldest woman ever or impostor? The controversial case of Calment Jeanne Calment apparently lived to be 122, but divisive new research suggests she wasn't who she seemed. There are huge implications for our understanding of longevity...
2019-05-21 15:30

Scientists may have found one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent on the Caspian Sea....
2019-07-11 18:30

Karlovic becomes oldest man to win match at Roland Garros for 46 years Croatia's Ivo Karlovic became the oldest man to win a match at the French Open for 46 years on Tuesday as he beat Spain's fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez in a first-round duel....
2019-05-29 00:45

Alagba, 344-Year-Old Tortoise, "Oldest" In Africa, Dies A tortoise whose royal owners claimed was 344 years old years old has died in the palace of the traditional ruler of Ogbomosho, southwest Nigeria, a spokesman said Saturday....
2019-10-06 05:15

The Upper West Side’s oldest buildings are posh once more When the Gilded Age began in the 1870s, New York City was on the cusp of a new era. There were no subways, people still drove horse-drawn carriages, the Upper West Side was farmland — and modern apartments didn’t yet exist. Just a few decades later, ...
2019-07-31 18:15

Jim Hardy, oldest living USC and Rams player, dies at 96 Jim Hardy, the oldest living University of Southern California and Los Angeles Rams football player who was the MVP of the 1945 Rose Bowl, has died of natural causes at 96.       ...
2019-08-20 03:00

Federer can be oldest male Slam semifinalist since Connors Roger Federer resumes his bid for his first U.S. Open title in 11 years with a quarterfinal under the lights at night against unseeded Grigor Dimitrov....
2019-09-03 12:30

A Gorilla Believed to Be the World’s Oldest in Captivity Has Died at 63 (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) — The Little Rock Zoo says Trudy, believed to be the oldest Western Lowland gorilla in captivity, has died at age 63. Zoo spokeswoman Susan Altrui said zookeepers found Trudy dead when they checked on her Wednesday morning. ...
2019-07-31 19:45

Senior staff: Tokyo's oldest workers – in pictures These bartenders, sushi chefs and sweetshop owners are still working in their 80s and 90s, running family businesses and maintaining traditional crafts as the city changes around them Continue reading......
2019-06-12 14:45

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
2019-05-21 21:45

Tommy the tortoise, world’s oldest living pet, turns 121 It’s time to shell-ebrate! A tortoise named Tommy has become the world’s oldest living pet after celebrating her 121st birthday this week — and boy, has she seen a thing or two. The endangered Hermann’s tortoise has been in the same...
2019-08-20 08:30

Fossilised microbes from 3.5 billion years ago are oldest yet found Preserved microorganisms have been found encased in 3.5-billion-year-old rocks, confirming that single-celled life was thriving early in Earth’s history...
2019-09-26 02:45

Oldest Denisovan art discovered on 100,000-year-old bone fragments Etchings on pieces of ancient bone found in China could be the clearest evidence yet found that the mysterious Denisovans were capable of advanced cognition...
2019-07-18 15:15

Inside the oldest Irish tavern in New York City McSorley's Old Ale House is the oldest Irish tavern in America. The historic pub is covered in old artifacts, photos, and momentos, each one telling a story of days past. We interviewed the current owners about the bar's storied past and learned why ...
2019-09-20 03:15

| France's oldest mosque, in the Indian Ocean, gets a facelift At France's oldest mosque, a five-century-old edifice on the Indian Ocean island of Mayotte, the sound of jackhammers is broken intermittently by recitals by the faithful hunched over in prayer....
2019-09-26 09:30

How High Tech Is Transforming One of the Oldest Jobs: Farming From equipment automation to data collection and analysis, the digital evolution of agriculture is already a fact of life on farms across the United States....
2019-09-06 13:45

Break the cycle: Britain's oldest off-road club The Rough-Stuff Fellowship Archive relives a time when mangled wheels and treacherous mountaintops were no match for cycling enthusiastsOften described as the world’s oldest off-road cycling club, the Rough-Stuff Fellowship (RSF) was founded in 1955 ...
2019-06-13 11:30

Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world Scientists may have discovered one of the oldest Christian churches in the world by using muon radiography to scan a mysterious subterranean building located in the ancient Russian city of Derbent....
2019-07-12 02:15

Germany's oldest copy shop is still going strong after 200 years Berlin's Gipsformerei has been making plaster copies of famous sculptures since the early 19th century. It is one of the last places on Earth plying this unique craft, and against all the odds, its order books are full....
2019-08-29 14:15

MOSAiC: Great Arctic expedition starts For one year, a research ship called "Polarstern" will drift through the frozen Arctic. Researchers want to better understand the influence of the Arctic on climate, says cruise leader Christian Haas in a DW interview....
2019-09-20 13:45

During the Ice Age, Long-Legged Hyenas Prowled the Arctic A pair of fossilized teeth confirms the presence of hyenas north of the Arctic circle during the last Ice Age. The discovery fills an important fossil gap that finally explains how hyenas ended up in North America. Read more......
2019-06-18 21:00

Hyenas roamed the Arctic during the last ice age, study finds A study of fossil teeth by University at Buffalo researchers reveals that ancient hyenas lived in the Canadian Arctic during the last ice age.       ...
2019-06-18 21:30

Trump reportedly wants to 'buy' Greenland. This is what it's like at the US's Arctic base there Preston Schlachter / North American Aerospace Defense Command / DVIDS US President Donald Trump has said that he wants to buy Greenland, The Wall Street Journal reported. The US operates Thule Air Base on the autonomous Danish territory, 750 miles ...
2019-08-16 21:45

Hot summers causing Arctic sinkholes: study Arctic sinkholes are appearing across the Canadian High Arctic as permafrost -- ice expected to be frozen year-round -- thaws and collapses due to climate change, according to research published Monday....
2019-06-12 07:30

Evgenia Arbugaeva's best photograph: an Arctic childhood ‘Tanya put on her favourite dress, wandered to the sea, and a dog started following her. There are lots of strays in Tiksi – people left their pets during the mass exodus’When the Soviet Union fell, thousands of people left small Russian Arctic towns...
2019-06-20 10:15

An entire Arctic ecosystem could vanish within the next decade The Barents Sea, home to a diverse array of wildlife, could be completely gone in just a few years – perhaps the most dramatic impact of climate change yet seen...
2019-05-21 18:45

Russian minister on transporting resources from the Arctic CNBC's Tanvir Gill speaks to Russian trade minister Denis Manturov. He says, in 10 years, the country expects to transport 200 million pounds of cargo a year from the Arctic....
2019-09-09 14:00

Scientists say atmosphere carrying microplastics to the Arctic Microscopic particles of plastic are entering the atmosphere and being dumped by snow, new research found. The study raises questions about the amount of microplastics humans and wildlife are inhaling....
2019-08-15 08:45

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic refuge The House on Thursday voted 225-193 to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in a move meant to stymie President Trump’s plan to open up the wilderness to commercial interests....
2019-09-12 23:15

Microplastics in the Arctic and the Alps may have blown in on the wind Microplastics have been found in the snow in remote areas, and they may have drifted in on the wind, raising questions about how much plastic we are inhaling...
2019-08-15 01:45

Arctic sea ice shrinks to 2nd-lowest mark on record Sea ice affects Arctic communities and wildlife such as polar bears and walruses and also helps regulate the planet’s temperature.        ...
2019-09-23 22:30

Trump’s bid to buy Greenland shows that the ‘scramble for the Arctic’ is truly upon us World powers are racing to exploit the vast untapped resources of the Arctic as global heating opens up a new frontierDonald Trump’s cack-handed attempt to buy Greenland, and the shirty response of Denmark’s prime minister, provoked amusement last we...
2019-08-25 01:30

Wildfires are raging in the Arctic after an unprecedented heatwave The Arctic is a chilly place, or at least it’s supposed to be, but a recent combination of record-breaking heat and intense wildfires have turned areas of Greenland, Siberia, and Alaska into smoke-covered infernos. Scientists have been keeping ...
2019-07-20 01:45

First-ever beluga-narwhal hybrid found in the Arctic Thirty years ago, an Inuit man in west Greenland subsistence-hunting for whales shot a trio of strange cetaceans with front fins like belugas and tails like narwhals (the so-called "unicorns of the sea")....
2019-06-21 20:45

An arctic fox walked 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada. Yes, that’s possible. Just 21 days after leaving Norway, the fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, it made it to Canada. The fox averaged nearly 30 miles a day....
2019-07-03 05:00

Arctic fox walks more than 2,700 miles from Norway to Canada Norwegian researchers say an arctic fox walked from northern Norway to Canada’s far north, a distance of 4,415 kilometers (2,737 miles), in four months...
2019-07-02 19:45

Thomas Cook: A history of one of the world's oldest travel firms The collapse of this 178-year-old UK brand marks the end for one of the world's oldest travel firms, a company that's credited with changing the global tourism landscape. Here are a few key moments in Thomas Cook's history....
2019-09-23 11:00

Italian Great-Grandma Who Was Europe’s Oldest Person Has Died at 116 (MILAN) — A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died. The Italian news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imp...
2019-06-18 17:45

Connecticut mom, 58, hopes to become Sports Illustrated's oldest swimsuit model Jodi Harrison-Bauer is trying to fulfill a lifelong dream: The 58-year-old Connecticut mother-of-two adult daughters hopes to become the oldest model to don a swimsuit in Sports Illustrated's iconic swimsuit issue....
2019-07-14 17:45

Europe's oldest mosque may be buried underground in this Visigothic city Archaeologists have detected long-hidden features of a Visigothic city in Spain, including unexplored parts of a palace and a building that may be one of the oldest mosques in Europe....
2019-06-21 20:45

Thomas Cook, World’s Oldest Travel Company, Collapses The collapse set in motion what was being described as the biggest peacetime repatriation in British history and had tourism officials in top vacation spots biting their nails....
2019-09-23 21:30

Thomas Cook, world’s oldest travel company, has collapsed The UK's Civil Aviation Authority said Thomas Cook had now ceased trading and it would work with the government to bring the more than 150,000 British customers home over the next two weeks....
2019-09-23 11:00

210,000 Year Old Homo sapiens Skull From Greece is Oldest Outside Africa A 210,000-year-old human skull could provide new evidence that our species left Africa much earlier than previously thought.  ...
2019-07-11 10:00

Pete Carroll is the NFL’s oldest head coach. You wouldn’t know it by watching him. The league’s coaches keep getting younger, but Carroll’s message of positivity – complete with pickup basketball and dance-offs – is still at work for the Seahawks....
2019-08-18 05:30

The Antikythera Mechanism: Who Designed the World’s Oldest Astronomical Computer? Since its discovery in a shipwreck near Greece in 1900, an ancient metallic astronomical clock, called the ‘Antikythera Mechanism’ still baffles scientists. ...
2019-06-06 11:30

‘World’s oldest parents’ both in intensive care after delivering twins The world’s oldest mom and her husband are in intensive care just days after the delivery of their two children. Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, who recently delivered two healthy babies via caesarean section, was placed in the ICU a short time later...
2019-09-14 17:30

Britain’s oldest identical twins, 95, share their secrets to longevity At 95 years of age, Britain’s oldest identical twins chalk up their longevity to abstinence, raw sausage and plenty of Guinness. “Just a link of sausage and spread it on your bread,” Lilian “Lil” Cox enthused during a recent television appearance wit...
2019-09-13 15:00

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
2019-07-11 02:15

Hundreds of Mummies Found Buried Around the World’s Oldest Pyramid An amazing cache of mummies has been found in Egypt near one of the world’s oldest pyramids. Polish archaeologists discovered several hundred of them at the site. The unearthing of the mummified bodies is expected to help researchers better understan...
2019-06-29 22:15

British woman, 77, becomes oldest person to sail around the world alone – video Jeanne Socrates has sailed into the history books after navigating her 11.5-metre (38ft) boat around the world, alone and unassisted, in 320 days. Socrates, from Lymington, Hampshire, started and completed her journey in Victoria, CanadaBritish woman...
2019-09-10 17:00

World’s Oldest Stone Tools and Weapons Found in Ethiopia Researchers have unearthed some deliberately sharpened tools that date from over 2.5 million years ago. These artifacts are changing our understanding of the invention of tools and showing that our ancestors may have used a variety of basic technolog...
2019-06-04 15:45

Lopez beats Simon to become Queen’s Club oldest champ, again LONDON (AP) — Feliciano Lopez outlasted Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) to win the Queen’s Club title and reaffirm his status as the grass-court tournament’s oldest winner on Sunday. The veteran Spaniard was already its oldest winner w...
2019-06-23 18:30

Happy birthday: Oldest woman in United States turns 115 CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WCNC) — If anyone knows the secret to longevity, it would be 115-year-old Hester Ford. The Charlotte native quietly celebrated her birthday this past weekend with her family by her side. On her actual birthday, August 15th, Ford cele...
2019-08-17 00:45

Oldest living American: New York woman turns 114 July 6 NEW YORK (WNBC) – Born in 1905, Alelia Murphy will celebrate her 114th birthday Saturday in Harlem. Family, friends and state officials are expected to honor Murphy Friday at the Harlem State Office Building, ahead of her birthday on July 6, ac...
2019-07-06 00:45

World's oldest electric suspension train reopens in Germany Wuppertal’s Schwebebahn was closed for almost nine months for repairsThe world’s oldest electric suspension railway has reopened in the western German city of Wuppertal after the longest closure in its history for extensive repairs.Commuters and trai...
2019-08-01 20:00

One of the Oldest Islamic Holy Sites in the World Discovered in Israel The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been unearthed in Israel’s Negev desert and it’s being celebrated as one of the earliest known mosques in the world. ...
2019-07-24 10:30

Egypt opens two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for first time since 1960s The Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis represent a transitional form of pyramid construction.       ...
2019-07-15 20:45

The World’s Oldest Talking Vagina is Discovered…in an Austrian Abbey! The Vagina Monologues is a play written by Eve Ensler which featured on an Off-Broadway run in 1996 at Westside Theatre exploring consensual and nonconsensual sex, body image, genital mutilation, and sexual life through the eyes of women of various r...
2019-08-01 00:45

At 84, oldest living kidney donor in US saves neighbor’s life When Linda Nall placed a sign in her yard seeking an O blood type kidney donor, she didn’t think it would last long. The 72-year-old woman has lupus, a disease which causes the immune system to attack its own tissues, and it was causing her kid...
2019-05-28 18:30

Thailand’s oldest bank hints at new blockchain app powered by Ripple Thailand‘s oldest bank, Siam Commerical Bank (SCM), has hinted it will be experimenting with blockchain technology powered by Ripple. Earlier this week, rumors of its blockchain pilot surfaced online after eagle-eyed users took to Twitter to share im...
2019-05-24 00:00

Comic joins Germany's oldest political party with eye on leadership Jan Böhmermann says he will be ready by next contest to lead Social Democratic party – which he predicts will soonGermany’s leading television satirist has joined the Social Democratic party, weeks after announcing his ambitions to become its leader....
2019-10-02 16:00

10,000-year-old engraved stone could be world’s oldest lunar calendar An engraved stone carved around 10,000 years ago may be the world's oldest example of a lunar calendar. The rare pebble -- found high up in the mountains near Rome, Italy -- dates back to the Stone Age, archaeologists claim....
2019-07-31 23:45

Oldest ever illustrated book is a guide to Ancient Egyptian underworld The Book of Two Ways is a 4000-year-old illustrated guide to the Ancient Egyptian underworld, and fragments of the earliest known copy have now been found...
2019-10-05 11:15

Arctic wildfires emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires this year have been at an unusual intensity despite being common in the northern hemisphere between May and OctoberArctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 football pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country o...
2019-07-12 17:30

A Weather Station Above the Arctic Circle Hit 94.6 Degrees Fahrenheit Amid the hottest month in recorded history, some records still stand out as absolutely jaw dropping. That’s definitely true of a measurement made in the Arctic this July.Read more......
2019-08-16 12:45

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicenter of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
2019-09-22 01:30

Scientists to Drift With Arctic Ice to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
2019-09-26 15:00

'Unprecedented': more than 100 Arctic wildfires burn in worst ever season Huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska are producing plumes of smoke that can be seen from spaceThe Arctic is suffering its worst wildfire season on record, with huge blazes in Greenland, Siberia and Alaska producing plumes of smoke that can be...
2019-07-31 18:01

Landslides have increased by 6000 per cent on an Arctic island The landscape of Banks Island in the far north of Canada is being reshaped by global warming-triggered land slumps, and the situation is set to get much worse...
2019-05-21 18:45

No Plans for Aerial Survey of Arctic Refuge, Company Says The announcement means there will most likely be no new information about any potential oil and gas riches in the refuge when drilling leases are sold this year....
2019-07-08 21:30

Arctic permafrost is going through a rapid meltdown — 70 years early In the Canadian Arctic, layers of permafrost that scientists expected to remain frozen for at least 70 years have already begun thawing. The once-frozen surface is now sinking and dotted with melt ponds and from above looks a bit like Swiss cheese, s...
2019-06-15 00:30

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicentre of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
2019-09-20 21:00

Scientists Find Arctic Ocean Sea Ice Loaded With Microplastics At first glance, it looks like hard candy laced with flecks of fake fruit, or a third grader's art project confected from recycled debris. In reality, it's a sliver of Arctic Ocean sea ice riddled......
2019-08-19 00:00

Germany's Maas tours Canada's melting Arctic Visiting Canada's melting Arctic, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said Europe had an "extraordinary" task to slash fossil fuel emissions. If it didn't, climate warming would rob polar regions of more ice cover....
2019-08-16 18:15

Bone-crushing hyenas lived in Canada's Arctic during the last Ice Age During the last ice age, bone-crushing hyenas stalked the snowy Canadian Arctic, likely satisfying their meat cravings by hunting herds of caribou and horses, while also scavenging mammoth carcasses on the tundra, a new study finds....
2019-06-19 01:00

Climate scientists prepare for largest ever Arctic expedition Hundreds of researchers will spend year on ship improving understanding of sea iceResearchers from more than a dozen countries are preparing to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic – a year-long journey ...
2019-09-20 13:45

UPDATE 1-Equinor's Norwegian Arctic exploration well proves to be dry Equinor's exploration well drilled near its Korpfjell gas find in the Norwegian Arctic has proved to be dry, Norway's Petroleum Directorate said on Monday, in an area near the Russian offshore border the company had hoped would be oil rich....
2019-06-17 14:30

'Punch in the gut' as scientists find micro plastic in Arctic ice Tiny pieces of plastic have been found in ice cores drilled in the Arctic by a U.S.-led team of scientists, underscoring the threat the growing form of pollution poses to marine life in even the remotest waters on the planet....
2019-08-15 02:15

Scientists to be trapped in ice for year-long Arctic mission Scientists from 17 nations, including the United States, Russia and China, are preparing for a year-long mission to the central Arctic to study the impact climate change is having on the planet’s frigid far north...
2019-07-03 23:00

Scientists Track Arctic Fox That Walked 4,000 Km From Norway To Canada Just 21 days after leaving the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, an arctic fox had arrived in Greenland. And in less than three months, she made it to Canada. She averaged nearly 30 miles a day - some......
2019-07-03 07:30

How Soon Can Oil and Gas Operations Begin In the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge? The oil and gas industry is one step closer to accessing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The Bureau of Land Management released the final environmental impact statement for oil and gas drilling on the refuge’s 1.5 million-acre coastal plain on T...
2019-09-14 10:00

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04 20:15

How the Last Woolly Mammoths Met Their Demise on a Remote Arctic Island The last mammoths to stomp on Earth lived on Wrangel Island in the Arctic Ocean. This isolated population lived for thousands of years after most mammoths were gone, but when extinction finally came, it happened quickly. New evidence may finally expl...
2019-10-08 01:30

First battery-powered cruise ship sails for the Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
2019-07-01 14:30

More than 200 reindeer found dead of starvation in the Arctic, scientists say The cause of the reindeer deaths, according to the Norwegian Polar Institute, was starvation induced by altered conditions in the Arctic.        ...
2019-07-31 19:45

Pence says China and Russia are increasingly active in the Arctic U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Iceland on Wednesday that Russia and China were increasingly active across the Arctic region and praised Reykjavik for its security cooperation....
2019-09-04 19:15

Warming Arctic to blame for increase in extreme weather New models suggest a warming Arctic is influencing the behavior of the jet stream and encouraging extreme weather events in the Northern Hemisphere, including cold spells in the winter and heatwaves in the summer....
2019-05-30 07:15

BP pushed for Arctic drilling rights after Trump's election Despite PR damage over earlier spills, documents show oil firm pressed for reduced regulationBP stepped up its campaign to be allowed to drill for oil in the Arctic sea and an Alaskan wildlife refuge after Donald Trump was elected president, accordin...
2019-05-21 20:30

Alaskans find more dead seals along warming Arctic Sea At least 60 dead seals have been discovered along beaches of the Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea in northwestern Alaska, and scientists are trying to determine what caused their deaths, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said on We...
2019-06-13 04:15

Oldest evidence of cannabis smoking found in ancient Chinese cemetery Enlarge / This is how the braziers were placed in the tomb alongside the deceased. (credit: Xinhua Wu) The broken wooden braziers, unearthed from 2,500-year-old tombs in Western China, contained burned, blackened stones, and the interior of the woo...
2019-06-13 03:15

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
2019-07-10 19:45

Oldest living American woman credits belief in God for long life She was born when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein proposed his Theory of Relativity — and Saturday, the oldest person in America, Alelia Murphy of Harlem, turns a remarkable 114. “Oh, Lord!” Murphy exclaimed as she was wheeled in...
2019-07-06 01:45

Astronomers spot oldest galactic protocluster, a giant of the early universe With the help of several powerful telescopes, an international team of astronomers has identified the earliest known protocluster, a constellation of 12 galaxies linked by gravity that formed 13 billion years ago....
2019-09-28 06:00

Harlem woman Alelia Murphy believed to be oldest living American at 114 A longtime Harlem resident, believed to be the oldest person in America, will celebrate her 114th birthday on Saturday. Alelia Murphy was born in North Carolina on July 6, 1905, when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein first proposed...
2019-07-06 00:30

Karlovic and Lopez serve up oldest match in French Open history "Croatia\u0027s Ivo Karlovic became the first man in his 40s to compete in a Grand Slam singles match for 27 years when he beat fellow veteran Feliciano Lopez at Roland Garros on Tuesday."...
2019-05-28 18:00

Oldest living American World War II veteran celebrates 110th birthday A Louisiana man considered the oldest living American World War II veteran just celebrated his 110th birthday — with a party where he was serenaded and showered with kisses, according to a report. Lawrence Brooks, born on Sept. 12, 1909, served...
2019-09-16 19:30

8000-Year-Old Shipyard Located off English Coast is World’s Oldest Marine archaeologists have published stunning images of what they think is an 8000-year-old shipyard located just off the coast of England.  ...
2019-08-21 07:00

Antarctica team to search world's oldest ice for climate change clues Scientists are setting out to drill for the world’s oldest ice, in a bid to shed light on a dramatic tipping point in the world’s climate 900,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 18:45

Oldest living American WWII veteran celebrates 110th birthday Lawrence Brooks — a man considered to be the nation's oldest living veteran from World War II — celebrated a huge milestone in Louisiana last week: his 110th birthday....
2019-09-15 18:00

10,000-Year-Old Engraved Stone Found to be World’s Oldest Lunar Calendar A new study, coordinated by Sapienza, claims to have discovered the oldest lunar calendar in the world in a pebble that was carved during the Upper Paleolithic period. ...
2019-07-23 19:45

Our Favorite Cosplay From DragonCon 2019, One Of America's Oldest Nerd Shows DragonCon has been running for over 30 years now, drawing tens of thousands of attendees to one of the oldest and best cons on the planet, the highlight of which is often the giant cosplay parade that weaves its way through downtown Atlanta....
2019-09-10 06:00

Oldest Human Bone Engraved and Painted By Hominid Found In China In China a team of archaeologists has made a significant discovery after examining a human bone that may be up to 125,000 years old.  ...
2019-07-16 16:15

Texas man, 84, becomes nation's oldest kidney donor after giving organ to neighbor An 84-year-old Texas man became the nation’s oldest living kidney donor recently when he knocked on his ailing 72-year-old neighbor’s door and offered to help her out....
2019-05-29 00:15

Lopez beats Simon to become Queen's Club oldest champ, again Feliciano Lopez outlasted Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (2) to win the Queen's Club title and reaffirm his status as the grass-court tournament's oldest winner on Sunday       ...
2019-06-23 21:45

Stone slab reveals oldest evidence of schooling behavior by fish Fish were swimming in unison at least 50 million years ago. Scientists have discovered 259 fossilized fish embedded in an ancient stone, bunched together and all facing the same direction....
2019-05-30 07:15

Remains of one the world's oldest known mosques discovered in Israel’s Negev desert The remains of a 1,200-year-old mosque have been discovered in Israel’s Negev desert. The ancient structure is one of the earliest known mosques in the world, according to experts....
2019-07-23 07:15

Italian surgeons discover 'world's oldest heart valve' in woman Prosthesis was implanted by the pioneering doctor Christiaan Barnard 50 years agoItalian doctors have discovered one of the first heart prostheses, implanted almost 50 years ago by Christiaan Barnard, who performed the world’s first human-to-human he...
2019-05-23 20:45

Christian Church Ruins Unearthed in Alexandria May Be Oldest Ever Found in Egypt An excavation in Egypt has unearthed some ruins that they say is one of the oldest Christian churches ever found in the country. The experts were working on a ruined basilica when they found the remains of an even older church. This find could even b...
2019-05-29 01:45

World’s Oldest Christian Letter Found On 3rd Century Egyptian Papyrus Egypt played a very significant role in the history of early Christianity. A researcher has announced that she has found the earliest known Christian letter ...
2019-07-12 22:30

Russia launches new nuclear-powered icebreaker in bid to open up Arctic Russia is overhauling ports as it readies for more traffic via Northern Sea Route due to warmer climate cycles Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious programme to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in or...
2019-05-26 13:30

Arctic Race: Penultimate stage ‘ideally suited’ for Lutsenko "Astana’s Alexey Lutsenko may be nine seconds down to cycling’s ‘Mr Everything’ Mathieu van der Poel at the halfway mark of the four-day Arctic Race of Norway, but the current Kazakhstan road race champion is confident of what lies ahead."...
2019-08-17 23:00

Greenland Was on Fire This Week Amid 'Unprecedented' Arctic Burn Two years ago, Greenland lit ablaze. It was weird, and a harbinger of things to come on our changing planet. It just didn’t seem like they would come again so soon.Read more......
2019-07-12 22:30

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear icebreaker Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improve its ability to tap the Arctic's commercial potential....
2019-05-25 20:15

Walrus Sinks Russian Naval Boat During Arctic Expedition A walrus attacked and sunk a Russian naval boat with scientists and media on board last week, according to a Russian Geographical Society press release.Read more......
2019-09-25 06:00

Arctic wildfires continue to burn, releasing record amounts of CO2 Wildfires are raging across the Arctic as warm, dry conditions persist across the region. Satellite images have revealed wildfires burning in Alaska, Greenland and throughout Siberia....
2019-08-01 02:45

An Arctic fox made an epic 4400-kilometre-long journey over sea ice In 2018, a satellite-tracked Arctic fox migrated across sea ice from Svalbard to northeast Canada – but repeat journeys may soon be impossible as the poles warm...
2019-06-27 19:45

U.S. vows first oil lease sale in Alaska arctic refuge this year The U.S. Interior Department is determined to sell oil leases for the first time this year in the ecologically sensitive but presumably petroleum-rich coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a Trump administration official said on ...
2019-05-31 03:30

World's First Battery-Powered Cruise Ship To Sail For The Arctic The world's first cruise ship propelled partially by battery power is set to head out from northern Norway on its maiden voyage, cruise operator Hurtigruten said on Monday....
2019-07-01 18:01

How woolly mammoth extinction took place on remote Arctic island Scientists are unraveling the mystery of how the last mammoths died on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean just 4,000 years ago. Experts from the University of Helsinki, the University of Tübingen in Germany and the Russian Academy of Sciences have r...
2019-10-08 00:30

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow Experts are meeting in Germany for ten days of U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to take faster action to curb global warming...
2019-06-18 00:15

Arctic shipwreck reveals new details of tragic 1845 expedition Canadian researchers have released dramatic images of the HMS Terror, which has been “frozen in time” after sinking about 170 years ago during an Arctic expedition in which famed British explorer John Franklin perished. The warship vanished alongside...
2019-08-29 22:30

High concentrations of microplastics found in snow in Arctic and Alps Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
2019-08-14 22:45

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
2019-07-01 20:45

'We know they aren't feeding': fears for polar bears over shrinking Arctic ice Expert Steven Amstrup says ‘the longer the sea ice is gone from the productive zone the tougher it is on the bears’The loss of Arctic ice from glaciers, polar land and sea is declining faster than many scientists expected, as the Intergovernmental Pa...
2019-09-29 14:00

Arctic sea ice coverage drops below 1.5M square miles for second time since 1979 For just the second time since scientists started tracking Arctic sea ice coverage in 1979, the sea ice extent has dropped below 1.5 million square miles, or 4 million square kilometers....
2019-09-14 00:00

'Polar bears may disappear.' Arctic sea ice keeps shrinking. Here's what that means for the planet Sea ice affects Arctic communities and wildlife such as polar bears and walruses and helps regulate the planet’s temperature.        ...
2019-09-24 16:45

Ice Covering Arctic Ocean Disappearing Faster Than Normal, Say Scientists Ice covering the Arctic Ocean reached the second-lowest level recorded for this time of year after July temperatures spiked in areas around the North Pole....
2019-07-20 06:15

Trump opens protected Alaskan Arctic refuge to oil drillers The Bureau of Land Management will offer leases to the 1.6m-acre coastal plain which is home to threatened polar bearsThe Trump administration is finalizing plans to allow oil and gas drilling in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge that ...
2019-09-13 02:15

‘Unprecedented’ wildfires in the Arctic emitted as much CO2 in June as Sweden does in a year Wildfires in the Arctic last month emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) as all of Sweden does in a year, according to the World Meteorological Organization....
2019-07-21 06:01

New Footage Shows Just How Alarmingly Fast an Arctic Island Is Crumbling Into the Sea As temperatures skyrocket at the top of the world, coastlines are thawing and disintegrating into the ocean. While we think of this as a gradual process, a new drone survey of a portion of Herschel Island in the Canadian Arctic shows just how quickly...
2019-06-19 17:30

MOSAiC expedition selects ice floe for drift through Arctic Ocean Researchers with the MOSAiC expedition have found an ice floe to anchor the German research icebreaker Polarstern to for a year-long journey through the Arctic Ocean....
2019-10-05 00:15

32,000-Year-Old Adult Wolf's Head Found In Russian Arctic A first intact head of a gigantic adult wolf which died about 32,000 years ago and was preserved in permafrost has been found in the Russian Arctic, scientists have said....
2019-06-15 02:00

Lightning Struck Near the North Pole as the Arctic Continues to Unravel In the scheme of things, a freak lightning storm near the North Pole probably isn’t the biggest concern about the rapidly warming Arctic. But it’s yet another sign that the Arctic continues to have an abnormal one this summer.Read more......
2019-08-13 06:30

NORTHCOM commander warns the Arctic is an 'avenue of approach' for Russia The Arctic could be a key avenue for Russian cruise missiles, and the military must engage in the region to protect against it, according to a top U.S. general....
2019-07-23 06:30

Scientists Set Out to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
2019-09-20 22:45

Russia's floating nuclear plant sets sail for the Arctic A seaborne nuclear plant has started its journey across the Arctic Circle to supply power to a Siberian town. Russian activists warned the barge could become a "Chernobyl on ice."...
2019-08-23 15:45

Arctic wildfires in June equivalent to Sweden's annual emissions - U.N. Arctic wildfires, some the size of 100,000 soccer pitches, emitted as much carbon dioxide (CO2) last month as the country of Sweden does in a whole year, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Friday....
2019-07-12 15:00

"Largest Polar Expedition In History" To Probe Arctic Climate A team of scientists from 19 countries will set off for the Arctic on Friday, aiming to freeze their ship into the polar ice for a year to research the changing climate....
2019-09-20 21:00

Locked in the Ice, This Ship Will Study an Arctic Hit Hard by Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
2019-09-19 22:15

Lamborghini Takes 7 Huracan EVOs On An Expedition Above The Arctic Circle Lamborghini has announced adding Norway to its list of most spectacular places and roads in the world to discover as part of its expedition series, Lamborghini Avventura. The supercars went above the......
2019-07-31 18:30

Satellite Images Show Vast Swaths of the Arctic On Fire Vast stretches of Earth’s northern latitudes are on fire right now. Hot weather has engulfed a huge portion of the Arctic, from Alaska to Greenland to Siberia. That’s helped create conditions ripe for wildfires, including some truly massive ones burn...
2019-07-19 03:00

A weird Pacific cycle could make the Arctic warm up even faster The Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) is cyclical, switching from warm to cold phases every 20 years or so. When it switches again it could speed up Arctic warming...
2019-05-21 18:45

Polar cruise boom harming the Arctic, explorer warns German adventurer Arved Fuchs says he has seen Inuit villages flooded with gawping tourists – ‘Party ships have no place here’One of the world’s leading polar explorers has warned against the explosive growth in cruise ship tourism in the Arctic, cal...
2019-08-13 08:00

Scholars Get Closer to Words of Buddha as They Unravel Oldest Buddhist Scrolls in the World The oldest Buddhist scrolls ever discovered were made on birch bark and spent two millennia folded in clay pots, in a cave, situated along the northern border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, and now they’re bringing team of researchers “close, very clos...
2019-06-16 16:15

Indian Army Officer, 56, Completes France's Oldest Marathon Cycling Event Lieutenant General Anil Puri has become the first serving Lieutenant General-rank officer of the Indian Army to complete France's oldest cycling event - 1,200-km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit....
2019-08-25 10:30

1000-Year-Old Sarcophagus Discovered Beneath One of Germany’s Oldest Churches – Who’s Inside? A 1,000-year-old sarcophagus discovered beneath a church floor in Mainz, Germany, is thought to hold the remains of a former 11th century Archbishop.   ...
2019-06-09 00:45

India's Oldest Chimpanzee Fights Health Issues, Delhi Zoo Step-Up Care Fifty-nine-year-old Rita, India's oldest chimpanzee and an inmate of the Delhi zoo, is fighting old age-related health problems and has been put on a liquid diet, officials said on Thursday....
2019-09-27 02:15

Britain's oldest travel firm has seen its stock fall 93% in a year, and it's now set for a Chinese bailout Britain's most historic travel company saw its share price fall by 46% on Friday after it revealed talks with its largest shareholder would effectively result in a Chinese takeover....
2019-07-12 20:30

77-year-old British woman sets the record as the oldest person to sail around the world This 77-year-old British woman is the oldest person ever to sail around the world, non-stop, unassisted, and by herself.        ...
2019-09-11 02:00

Subterranean ‘Water Tank’ Is Actually the Oldest Christian Church in Russia, Say Nuclear Physicists The conclusion of a team of scientists testing the hypothesis of archaeologists about the use of a building in the Derbent fortress of Naryn-Kala as a Christian temple is that it is ‘most likely to be true’.  ...
2019-07-13 17:00

Thomas Cook enlists China's Fosun to salvage oldest travel firm Thomas Cook is negotiating a 750 million pound ($941 million) rescue that will give Fosun Tourism , its biggest investor, control of the indebted British group's package-tour business, in a blow to other shareholders....
2019-07-12 20:45

Bellbirds, books and baroque architecture: visiting New Zealand’s oldest city Dunedin The South Island destination has gothic buildings and golden beaches, with plenty of wildlife, delicious food and live music It’s midwinter in the South Island city of Dunedin but the sun is high and the thermostat has just pushed past 10C. Settled b...
2019-07-06 14:00

| 77 years young! Karlovic beats Lopez in Roland Garros' oldest match-up Ivo Karlovic made a mockery of his 40 years to beat relative spring chicken, 37-year-old Feliciano Lopez in the oldest ever men's match-up at Roland Garros....
2019-05-28 19:30

Andhra Couple, 'World's Oldest Parents', To Take Twin Girls Home Today An Andhra couple, who made international headlines for becoming the world's oldest parents after their twin girls were born earlier this month, will go home with their babies today. The babies were......
2019-09-15 17:30

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of development....
2019-07-19 23:30

A 74-year-old woman in India may have given birth to twins, making her the world's oldest mother Felipe Dana/AP Images News reports are claiming that 74-year-old Erramatti Mangayamma gave birth to twins earlier this month using donor eggs and in vitro fertilization (IVF) after decades of unsuccessfully trying to have children. If true, this wou...
2019-09-17 21:15

Sediment from Europe's oldest lake reveals 1 million years of climate history After five years of drilling in Lake Ohrid, Europe's oldest lake, scientists have extracted sediment cores comprising more than a million years of climate history....
2019-09-05 12:15

The White House Saw Riches in the Arctic Refuge, but Reality May Fall Short In its push for lease sales, the Trump administration rushed deadlines, pressured staff and gave a wildly optimistic estimate of the potential revenue....
2019-08-22 05:30

Riders observe minute's silence for Felice Gimondi at Arctic Race "Italian Felice Gimondi, one of only seven riders to have won all three Grand Tours, has died at the age of 76 after suffering a heart attack while swimming in Sicily on Friday."...
2019-08-17 23:00

Scientists Prepare to Drift With Arctic Ice for a Year to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
2019-09-20 03:45

German research vessel begins yearlong drift through Arctic Ocean The Polarstern, a German research vessel, has found a suitable ice floe to begin its 12-month drift through the Arctic ice sheet. The ship's crew will research the effects of climate change on Arctic ice....
2019-10-05 01:45

Massive Arctic wildfires emitted more CO2 in June than Sweden does in an entire year Scientists say the smoke plumes, filled with megatons of tiny, harmful particles, could travel to other areas of the world and cause serious respiratory problems for people....
2019-08-18 07:00

The U.S. Wanted to Hide Nukes in Arctic Ice Tunnels. The Plan Blew Up in Their Faces As far as these things go, Camp Century was a pretty good cover. It was nominally designed as an underground military research station, located about 150 miles east of the American air base at Thule, Greenland. The stated purpose of Camp Century was ...
2019-05-21 17:15

Arctic Ocean could have no ice in September if global temps rise, study warns A shocking new study says that sea ice in the Arctic could completely disappear through September each summer if average global temperatures increase by as little as 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) and climate conditions continue to worsen...
2019-08-15 08:00

Siberian Wildfires and Heatwaves in Alaska: How the Arctic Is Nearing a Point of No Return Many of the globe’s far northern regions have been experiencing extreme weather events over the past two months. Plumes of smoke have been picked up by satellites from wildfires across Alaska and Siberia and Greenland has experienced rapid ice ...
2019-08-03 00:45

A walrus attacked a Russian navy boat in the Arctic. She was defending her young Russian military officials said in a statement that the incident occurred as researchers landed at Cape Heller on Wilczek Land.        ...
2019-09-26 12:30

Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns....
2019-08-23 21:15

Traveller24.com | WATCH: Russia opens first train service to 'fascinating' Arctic The first tourist train travelling through Russia's Arctic region and on to Norway set off from Saint Petersburg station on Wednesday with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey....
2019-06-06 13:45

Long Frozen Organisms in the Arctic Awakened, Hinting at Life on Other Planets In recent years, researchers have reawakened life in frozen organisms in the Arctic permafrost, bringing them back to life. ...
2019-07-09 01:00

Skipping a flight might not save the Arctic, but it means you care | Oliver Burkeman There are no strictly rational grounds for making personal sacrifices for the climateIn 2005, the philosopher Walter Sinnott-Armstrong wrote a paper, It’s Not My Fault, arguing that none of us has a moral obligation to reduce our carbon emissions. He...
2019-07-19 16:45

Scientists find ‘very high’ levels of microplastics in Arctic ice Meaning microplastics are traveling through the very air we breathe. Veuer’s Tony Spitz has the details.       ...
2019-08-14 18:15

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic  No commercial fishing currently takes place in the High Arctic, but fish stocks are shifting and fishers and scientists have wondered what the northernmost seas on the planet hold....
2019-05-30 03:15

Arctic fox travels 2,200 miles in 76 days from Norway to Canada — the fastest ever seen The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-03 23:00

A walrus attacked a Russian navy boat in the Arctic Ocean, officials say Russian military officials said in a statement that the incident occurred as researchers landed at Cape Heller on Wilczek Land.        ...
2019-09-25 10:30

Fossil teeth show packs of hyenas roamed the ancient Arctic Today, hyenas are found only in the warmer climates of Africa and Asia, but new research suggests the scavengers roamed the Arctic during the last ice age....
2019-06-18 15:00

Russian navy boat sinks in Arctic Sea after walrus attack: reports A Russian navy boat embarked on a research expedition in the Artic Sea sunk Monday after being attacked by a female walrus who was defending her young, according to reports....
2019-09-24 10:00

An Arctic 'miracle': Icebreaker salvages lost recordings of Beluga whales A year-long recording of the songs of Beluga whales has been salvaged from the Arctic after the crew of a Swedish icebreaker chanced upon a research buoy adrift in hazardous pack ice....
2019-08-03 00:30

Scientists shocked by Arctic permafrost thawing 70 years sooner than predicted Ice blocks frozen solid for thousands of years destabilized‘The climate is now warmer than at any time in last 5,000 years’Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the ...
2019-06-18 20:45

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
2019-08-01 07:45

Federer beats Ruud, becomes oldest man to reach French Open fourth round since 1972 Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open in almost 50 years....
2019-05-31 18:45

Malcolm Gladwell Goes On Bill Simmons's Podcast To Dust Off The Oldest, Dumbest Defense Of Joe Paterno There’s no good reason to consider Malcolm Gladwell a serious writer or thinker anymore, thanks in large part to the things Gladwell continues to write and think. Despite this, he was allowed to write a new book—if you want to know more about it, I s...
2019-09-18 23:45

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
2019-05-31 19:00

Scientists begin ambitious Arctic mission to sharpen climate change models The 140-million euro ($158 million) expedition into the ice will see 600 scientists from 19 countries, including Germany, the United States, Britain, France, Russia and China, work together in one of the most inhospitable regions of the planet....
2019-09-21 05:15

Alaska natives accuse White House of hiding Arctic oil impact information Alaska Natives and environmental groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday, accusing it of concealing information about the effects of oil development in the long-protected Arctic National Wildlife Refuge....
2019-08-01 01:30

Watch: Exhausted Polar Bear Strays From Arctic Home, Seen In Russian City A starving polar bear has strayed hundreds of kilometres from its natural Arctic habitat and wandered, exhausted, into the major Russian industrial city of Norilsk in northern Siberia. The female......
2019-06-19 07:30

TABLE-Two Arc7 Arctic LNG tankers start sea trials to join Yamal fleet A new Arc7 class ice-breaking liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker, the Nikolay Urvantsev, is undergoing sea trials, Refinitiv data shows, becoming the 13th vessel to join a fleet servicing Novatek's Yamal plant. The vessel, previously known only a...
2019-06-18 10:15

House votes to ban drilling in Arctic wildlife refuge, reversing part of GOP tax bill The House approved a bill Thursday barring drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a measure that would reverse a change in the 2017 Republican tax bill that repealed a long-time ban on energy development there....
2019-09-12 23:45

Arctic fox goes on epic 2,000-mile journey from Norway to Canada, leaving scientists stunned A 1-year-old arctic fox trekked more than 2,000 miles – forging across vast expanses of sea ice – from Norway to Canada in just 76 days, setting a new record and stunning scientists....
2019-07-03 03:45

Arctic fox travels record-setting 2,200 miles in 76 days — from Norway to Canada The Arctic fox moved at a rate of 29 miles a day, and at its fastest, traveled nearly 100 miles in a single day as it crossed Greenland.        ...
2019-07-03 16:15

Cruise line scrambles to reschedule after Russia denies access to Arctic waters A cruise ship won’t be making its scheduled trip through arctic waters near Russia. A Norwegian cruise line was denied entry to Russian waters above the Arctic Circle just two weeks before it was set to sail, leaving the company scrambling to contact...
2019-08-20 17:00

Historic Europe Heat Wave Incinerates Records, May Speed Up Arctic Melt A historic heat wave is bringing unprecedented temperatures to Western Europe, and is poised to expand northeastward to Scandinavia and into the Arctic by late this weekend....
2019-07-25 04:45

Australia's oldest things: how mind-boggling timelines meet the climate emergency | Jeff Sparrow They were here before us and should live on long afterwards. With 12 years to avert catastrophe, we need to imagine the aeons to come and consider the creatures that outlive usWilbur the tortoise has, in all probability, lived more than a hundred yea...
2019-06-15 01:30

Duchess Meghan, Prince Harry visit South Africa's oldest mosque on royal tour Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan continued their South Africa tour Tuesday with a visit to a mosque in Cape Town.        ...
2019-09-25 03:15

Manny Pacquiao Defeats Keith Thurman On Split Decision, Becomes Oldest Welterweight Champion In History Manny Pacquiao’s fight with Keith Thurman on Saturday went the distance, and ultimately resulted in an electrifying split-decision victory for the 40-year-old fighter, who became the oldest welterweight champion in the sport’s history....
2019-07-21 21:45

Trump administration set to sell leases this year for drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge The Trump administration took a final step Thursday toward selling leases for companies to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, releasing a finding that energy development would have minimal environmental impact....
2019-09-12 23:45

'There Is Not a Climate Crisis': Trump Administration Spouts Brazen Bullshit to Justify Arctic Drilling It’s no secret that the Trump administration is full of climate deniers. The Bureau of Land Management, however, has taken this denial to a new level by including language that both dismisses the climate crisis and even tries to paint it as positive ...
2019-09-25 23:45

'Frozen in time' wreck sheds new light on Franklin's ill-fated 1845 Arctic quest British polar explorer and 130-strong crew vanished at seaLogs and maps could still be intact after 170 years underwaterEvidence recovered from beneath the bitter cold of Canada’s Arctic Ocean will shed new light on the final days the ill-fated exped...
2019-08-29 02:45

Deep Snow Cover In Arctic Region Intensifies Heat Waves In Europe: Study Frequent heat waves have been recorded in the European continent and Northeast Asia lately and researchers in a new study have uncovered the reason behind this phenomenon. According to the study, deep......
2019-09-01 05:15

Arctic lightning: A bolt struck sea ice just 110 miles from the North Pole in June, making history New details on a rare burst of lightning near the North Pole reveals the northernmost lightning strike detected occurred in June and was far closer to the Pole than the Arctic lightning in August....
2019-08-29 02:15

A doomed 1845 expedition to the Arctic killed 129 men. Now the ship’s artifacts have been found ‘frozen in time.’ For generations, Inuit oral histories told disturbing stories of the 100-plus starving crew members who came ashore an Arctic island like refugees after their ship got stuck in ice....
2019-08-29 22:30

An Indian couple just became the world's oldest parents. A fertility expert weighs in on the ethics behind the controversial 'medical miracle.' Erramatti Mangayamma, 74, gave birth to full-term twins on September 5 in the city of Guntur, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. However, reports soon emerged that Mangayamma and her husband, Sitarama Rajarao, were in intensive care soon after th...
2019-09-22 00:30

Bentley Bentayga Businessman And Sportsman Edition Available Exclusively At Bentley's Oldest Showroo The special edition models have been designed to celebrate the centenary year 1919 when Bentley Motors was founded and Huntsman established its Savile Row boutique....
2019-07-07 19:45

Unassuming Jurassic-era shark may be oldest known relative of the great white shark An unassuming, small benthic shark known as Palaeocarcharias stromeri that lived during the middle Jurassic era, some 165 million years ago, is the likely predecessor to two of history's greatest predators, according to a new study in Scientific Repo...
2019-07-11 20:45

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief meets cyclone survivors in Mozambique, Human Rights Council investigates Philippines state violence, UN weather agency tracks Arctic fires In today’s Daily Brief: UN chief António Guterres condemns airstrikes on Syrian hospitals and meets survivors of Cyclones Idai and Kenneth in Mozambique; the UN Human Rights Council votes to investigate the “war on drugs” in the Philippines; and UN w...
2019-07-12 23:30

Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? The Galaxy Fold still hasn’t gone on sale, and yet, it seems Samsung has caught a full-on case of foldable fever because based on a number of reports and rumors, Samsung might already have as many as three more foldable phones in the works.Read more...
2019-06-28 09:45

This Is Hell on Earth While the White House and conservative media continue trying to spin the abhorrent conditions in migrant detention centers after a visit from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other members of Congress, new reports shed further light on the dire cond...
2019-07-03 03:15

What would the Earth be like without the Amazon rainforest? Fires that have been ravaging the Amazon rainforest have raised questions about whether the world could survive with a devastated Amazon.        ...
2019-08-28 15:15

Earth might not be the best place for life after all In the ongoing search for worlds outside of our solar system, scientists often compare newly-discovered planets with our own as they offer educated guesses about their potential to support life. It makes sense since Earth is the only planet we know o...
2019-08-24 00:15

When aliens spot Earth, what will they see? Researchers have made incredible advancements in the detection and study of exoplanets in recent years, spotting literally thousands of new planets and learning tantalizing details about them. Scientists can often tell how warm a planet’s surfa...
2019-08-25 22:00

Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? Gizmodo Samsung, What on Earth Are You Doing? | Kotaku Valve Changes Steam Sale After Widespread Complaints From Developers And Players | Jalopnik I Have $200,000 to Spend on Something Faster Than My Audi RS7! What Car Should I Buy? | Skillet I’m You...
2019-06-28 08:15

This Could Be the Most Earth-Like Exoplanet Discovered Yet Scientists have discovered a pair of temperate, Earth-sized exoplanet candidates around a nearby star, according to a new paper. What makes this planetary system stand out from all the others discovered in recent years is just how similar one of its ...
2019-06-20 07:45

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is priced for unit growth that could take a hit in a downturn....
2019-08-11 16:45

Is this the emptiest Disneyland on Earth? As Hong Kong enters its 16th consecutive week of mass demonstrations, Hong Kong Disneyland feels the effects. Is it the emptiest Disneyland on Earth?...
2019-09-24 07:00

100 best places on Earth for 2020 Rough Guide has picked its 100 best places on Earth to visit in 2020, and the senior editor who oversees the list shares her personal bucket-list favorites with CNN Travel....
2019-09-07 01:15

The most extreme adventures on Earth Do you take things to the edge when you travel? Here are the best places on Earth for extreme adventures -- and options for people who like safer but still exciting experiences....
2019-09-21 14:00

The emptiest Disneyland on Earth As Hong Kong enters its 16th consecutive week of mass demonstrations, Hong Kong Disneyland feels the effects. Is it the emptiest Disneyland on Earth?...
2019-09-24 16:00

Mysterious underground continents may be as old as Earth Ancient, gigantic regions of rocks as large as continents exist hundreds of miles below the Earth's crust and could be as old as the planet itself, according to a new study....
2019-09-21 08:00

Minecraft Earth Gameplay Looks Adorable Minecraft Earth, an augmented reality mobile game based on the hugely popular series, is coming to a closed beta later this summer. To tide you over, Mojang released a short video yesterday on that shows off some gameplay. It’s incredibly charming....
2019-07-12 19:30

'The Man Who Fell to Earth' will get a TV remake on CBS All Access CBS is continuing its habit of reviving classic franchises as streaming shows. The broadcaster has ordered a series version of The Man Who Fell to Earth based on both Walter Tevis' novel and the legendary movie starring David Bowie. The premis...
2019-08-03 01:15

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
2019-09-01 01:15

Why the tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are getting political, says Philip Delves Broughton...
2019-09-04 01:00

The beloved iced tea that only comes from one place on Earth South African brand BOS has achieved international success making iced tea from rooibos, a traditional remedy plant that only grows in one place on Earth....
2019-06-05 12:30

Current CO2 emissions will heat up the Earth by more than 1.5˚C Even if we stop building power plants, factories, vehicles and home appliances immediately, we're on track to increase the global temperature by more than 1.5˚C -- the goal limit proposed by the Paris Agreement. Those existing, CO2-spewing offen...
2019-07-01 19:15

What if Earth's magnetic field disappeared? Extending from Earth like invisible spaghetti is the planet's magnetic field. Created by the churn of Earth's core, this field is important for everyday life: It shields the planet from solar particles, it provides a basis for navigation and it might...
2019-09-30 17:30

Where on Earth Did All the Lexus RX300s Vanish To? In the year 2000, my mother traded in the family’s much-despised Audi A6 wagon (the thing was in the shop every month for some electrical gremlin or another) for a Lexus RX300. Ours was white, not champagne, and today I found myself thinking about wh...
2019-07-18 22:45

How to Track the LightSail 2 as It 'Sails' Around Earth Last week, the LightSail 2 officially made its first contact with Earth. The solar-powered spacecraft will be sailing around Earth’s orbit for the next year, all part of a mission to prove that solar sailing is a viable mode of space exploration....
2019-07-06 23:45

Mar-a-Lago Is the Least Secure Place on Earth Last November, a college freshman illegally gained entry to President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sometimes called the “Winter White House,” WPTV reports. The man, a University of Wisconsin freshman named Mark Slattery Lindblom, pleaded guilty to ente...
2019-05-29 12:45

LightSail 2 has used sunlight alone to steer around Earth The Planetary Society’s LightSail 2 spacecraft has fulfilled its mission, demonstrating controlled solar sailing in orbit around Earth for the first time...
2019-08-01 13:30

There Are More Fires Burning in Africa Than Anywhere Else on Earth (DAKAR, Senegal) — As the world has watched with fear and fascination the fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, satellite images show a far greater number of blazes on the African continent. NASA has called Africa the “fire c...
2019-08-31 22:00

The Earth just had its hottest September on record September was so hot, it was actually the hottest ever recorded, especially in central and eastern USA, the Mongolian plateau and parts of the Arctic.        ...
2019-10-05 02:15

Why tech gods are coming down to earth As Apple boss Tim Cook steps into the breach with a donation for the Amazon and Google puts climate change at the top of the agenda, Silicon CEOs are getting political, says Philip Delves Broughton...
2019-09-03 15:00

Here's More Evidence That Earth Got Hit by Something Huge 12,800 Years Ago New evidence from South Africa is adding further credence to the idea that a large asteroid or comet struck Earth during the Pleistocene—an event that possibly triggered the extinction of many large animals while also disrupting human populations at ...
2019-10-05 05:15

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-24 00:15

What Would Happen to Earth if our Moon Were Obliterated? One of the most fascinating things about the evolution of life on Earth is its connection to the sky above. Only under the most precise conditions could tiny molecules have burst forth into life, and those conditions would not have been the same if o...
2019-08-02 05:45

Don’t give up, we can survive even a Hothouse Earth Bad news on the climate should lead neither to despair nor unfounded optimism. Instead, we need to roll up our sleeves and prepare for life on a drastically changing planet...
2019-05-21 18:45

The Warm-Up: What on earth do you say after losing 7-2 at home? "It\u0027s a good job Nick Miller isn\u0027t Tottenham manager, because he might have broken down into floods of tears after that debacle against Bayern..."...
2019-10-02 13:00

Amazing photos of what Earth looks like from other planets The Earth is beautiful in its own right but seeing it from the perspective of other planets is next level!        ...
2019-05-30 16:15

GMC's new pickup focus: Luxury that's down to earth The customer feedback "really led to the way I describe AT4, and that's premium off-road," say GMC designer Carl Zipfel. "And it's something that really doesn't exist in the segment."...
2019-09-01 00:00

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant le...
2019-07-06 17:00

Another Canadian Citizen Has Been Arrested in China Chinese authorities detained another Canadian citizen last week in the eastern city of Yantai, further raising diplomatic tensions between the two nations. Canada’s foreign ministry confirmed that the unnamed person is receiving consular servic...
2019-07-15 08:15

Canadian man lands in ER after 'overdosing' on licorice tea A man in Canada "overdosed" on licorice by drinking too much licorice tea, which caused his blood pressure to soar to dangerous levels, according to a new report of the case....
2019-05-29 00:15

GM to temporarily lay off 1,200 workers at Canadian plant The factory in Oshawa, Ontario, which performs final assembly of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks, ran out of parts due to the UAW's strike against GM....
2019-09-19 05:00

Canadian Wildfires Are Already Turning Sunsets Red in the US The calendar hasn’t turned to summer yet, but skies in Canada and across the U.S. already look like August. Smoke from massive Canadian wildfires has made the sun disappear in Edmonton and turned Friday’s sunrise blood red as far east as Vermont.Read...
2019-05-31 23:45

Andreescu keeps Canadian hopes alive Bianca Andreescu salvaged Canada's French Open hopes as she came through a tough opening test against Marie Bouzkova on her Roland Garros main draw debut on Tuesday....
2019-05-28 23:15

China Cracks Down on Canadian Pork Canada said China has banned imports from a Canadian pork company, weeks after Canadian officials warned the meat industry of heightened Chinese scrutiny of its products....
2019-06-18 21:00

A Canadian Island Where Hip Meets Historic Settled by British refugees from the American Revolution, Prince Edward County now shelters Toronto escapees in search of food, wine and weekends away....
2019-09-11 12:30

Snedeker on top after second-round 60 at Canadian Open Ten months after shooting 59, Brandt Snedeker almost matched the feat when he carded a 10-under-par 60 to grab the clubhouse lead in the second round at the Canadian Open in Ontario on Friday....
2019-06-08 00:15

F1: Canadian Grand Prix – live! Lap-by-lap updates from the Circuit Gilles VilleneuveVettel snatches dramatic pole from HamiltonEmail your thoughts to Ben here or tweet @benfisherJ 7.23pm BST Lap 9/70: And Daniel Ricciardo follows suit. On go the hard tyres. 7.22pm BST Lap 8/70: Ga...
2019-06-09 20:30

Hamilton: Canadian GP victory "not the way I wanted to win" Lewis Hamilton says taking victory in the Canadian Grand Prix after Formula 1 rival Sebastian Vettel's time penalty is "absolutely not the way I wanted to win"...
2019-06-10 02:30

Ford to lay off around 200 workers at Canadian plant Ford Motor Co will lay off about approximately 200 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the company said on Friday....
2019-07-20 18:00

Canadian man banned from US for trying to volunteer at festival A Canadian man claims that US Border Agents had him banned from the country for five years because they thought he would take American jobs. Kyle Kuchirka, 25, attempted to cross the American border on Aug. 29 to volunteer at a music festival when he...
2019-10-02 07:45

The Russian spy who posed as a Canadian for more than 20 years Elena Vavilova’s book offers rare insight into the Soviet deep-cover ‘illegals’ programme“A spy has to be an actor, but an actor that doesn’t need a public or a stage, and doesn’t require the approval of others,” says Elena Vavilova, as she sips a ca...
2019-08-24 00:45

Canadian PM To Appear In Key Debate With Heads Of 5 Parties Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose electoral fortunes are recovering after images appeared of him in blackface, takes part in a leaders' debate on Monday that could help him retain power in......
2019-10-07 08:45

Max Verstappen says Canadian GP Q2 exit "just very unlucky" Red Bull Formula 1 driver Max Verstappen believes he was "very unlucky" to miss out on Canadian Grand Prix Q3, defending the decision to qualify on the medium as "logical"...
2019-06-09 05:45

Let’s sort the Earth out first before reaching for other planets | Letters Readers respond to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and the future of space explorationMy husband and I felt a little discombobulated when we read “The moon was once a frontier. But new worlds now beckon” (Journal, 20 July).On the TV and in ...
2019-07-21 19:30

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
2019-07-17 23:15

Earth As Seen By Chandrayaan 2: ISRO Releases First Set Of Pics Indian space agency ISRO has released a set of four stunning images of Earth that were taken by Chandrayaan 2 between 10.58 pm and 11.07 pm yesterday, and were snapped with the LI4 camera onboard...
2019-08-04 11:15

Earth's magnetic poles probably won't flip within our lifetime Contrary to recent reports, new research suggests the next reversal of Earth’s magnetic pole won’t happen in a human lifetime and could take tens of thousands of years...
2019-08-08 00:30

CBS All Access announces The Man Who Fell To Earth series Director Nicolas Roeg’s the Man Who Fell To Earth from 1976 isn’t a perfect film, but it is a David Bowie film. That alone has made it worthy of being reexamined in the decades since, both critically and artistically, with the film now regarded as a ...
2019-08-02 01:30

The coldest places on Earth in the dead of summer Yes, it’s hot out there, but not everywhere. There are plenty of places in the world where you need a sweater and gloves, even in summer.       ...
2019-07-31 23:45

Could you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsCould you be charged on Earth for killing someone in outer space? There is no sovereignty up the...
2019-08-06 16:30

A huge asteroid hurtling toward Earth will fly by us next month Some astronomers have suggested that Earth is overdue for a large asteroid impact, and that we’re living on borrowed time until we can shore up our planetary defenses to protect us from a true “planet-killer” space rock. With a pote...
2019-08-22 10:45

LightSail 2 sends its first signals back to Earth So far, it's been smooth sailing for the LightSail 2. The solar spacecraft is orbiting on its own after being delivered to space last week aboard Space X's Falcon Heavy. The mission team of the Planetary Society confirmed on Wednesday that ...
2019-07-05 09:15

Earth is still rumbling, but worst should be over for California quakes The Mojave Desert shuddered and rumbled Sunday, but experts tried to ease fears that another massive quake would soon slam south-central California.        ...
2019-07-07 23:00

Continents on early Earth rose from the sea, then disappeared According to a new model, Earth's first continents emerged much earlier than previously thought. After emerging from the planet's primordial oceans, the continents disappeared without a trace....
2019-07-01 16:30

Scientists look for answers to earth's beginning under the moonscape As countries and companies rush to build infrastructure on the moon, some researchers are planning to dig under its rocky soil to unlock mysteries about Earth that have eluded scientists since astronauts first stepped foot on its surface a half centu...
2019-07-15 19:15

Learn More About Earth's Ecology and Weather With NOAA's New App The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is a scientific government agency that focuses on the conditions of things like our oceans and waterways as well as Earth’s atmosphere....
2019-08-11 10:30

Minecraft Earth is coming – it will change the way you see your town As the augmented-reality spinoff from the block-building game arrives this month, players will be taking their creations to the streetsSix of us are huddled together in Cavendish Square Gardens in central London, fighting a horde of warrior skeletons...
2019-10-02 05:45

We’ve surrounded the Earth with surveillance satellites, but who is that good for? It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day, a bright, colorful complexity came past the li...
2019-07-20 11:30

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-19 00:15

Scientists say this massive asteroid definitely won’t destroy Earth… yet If the thought of an asteroid careening toward Earth keeps you up at night you can breathe a little easier today, as scientists have now ruled out a potential impact from the space rock known as 2006 QV89. The rock, which was discovered in 2006, was ...
2019-08-14 23:15

Why Low-Earth Orbit Satellites Are the New Space Race Elon Musk made headlines in 2018 when he launched his old car toward Mars aboard one of his Space Exploration Technologies Corp. rockets. He got less attention in May for his first step toward a potentially far more lucrative venture, when SpaceX lau...
2019-08-09 22:00

Earth Photo 2019 – the shortlisted artists Contenders for prizes in the competition developed jointly by Forestry England and the Royal Geographical Society. The photographs will be displayed at the RGS, London, from 6 July-22 August Continue reading......
2019-06-27 19:30

Did a Jurassic magma plume burst through the Earth? About 180 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the planet, a giant plume of molten rock may have punched its way through Earth, knocking the continents aside and incinerating everything in its path....
2019-09-04 13:15

The greatest threat to life on Earth may come from space Asteroids and space debris could wreak untold devastation on the planetNext year, Nasa will launch what all involved hope will be the most impactful space mission to date. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (Dart) is designed to smash headlong into...
2019-08-31 18:00

Children’s Art Answers the Question: What Will Earth Look Like in 30 Years? “We humans need to do better.” That’s the sentiment Nahzeer Sandets, 12, shared in response to the question above. His drawing illustrates his bleak outlook on earth’s future, and he’s not alone—the environment, th...
2019-09-13 06:15

'Minecraft Earth' beta is available on Android -- in five cities Right on time, the beta test for Microsoft's augmented reality Minecraft game is ready for Android users to give it a try. Just like the beta iOS users have had access to, Minecraft Earth is still invite-only for registered testers and available...
2019-08-30 15:15

Planet Earth has 9 safety limits and we’ve already exceeded 4 of them A decade ago, Johan Rockström identified the limits to Earth's life support systems. From chemical pollution to climate change, we're veering into the danger zone - so why is he (cautiously) optimistic about the future?...
2019-09-13 21:30

Five Earth-Friendly Laundry Detergents That You Can Use With Less Guilt There are lots of ways to cut down on the impact a cleaning product has on the environment, from using less water in formulations, to cutting back on packaging and, of course, by using biodegradable chemicals rather than the ones that hang around in ...
2019-09-25 20:15

New Campaign Is Asking Every Country on Earth to Name Distant Worlds A new campaign headed by the International Astronomical Union (IAU) called IAU100 NameExoWorlds will allow each country in the world to name a star and its exoplanet, the IAU announced yesterday.Read more......
2019-06-07 23:30

Earth's mantle is magnetic, researchers find Scientists assumed Earth's mantle, the layer stretching from the crust to a depth of 255 miles, was magnetically dead. New research suggests they were mistaken....
2019-06-06 21:15

NASA says now is a great time to leave Earth When you’re planning on taking a trip it pays to plan ahead, and one of the first things you should do is check the weather forecast. The same is true for space travelers, and with so many missions in the works, NASA is now gazing ahead to see ...
2019-06-13 06:15

Walking Around Minecraft Earth Feels Amazing I’ve been a casual player of both Minecraft and of the augmented reality game Pokémon Go, so when Minecraft Earth was announced as an augmented reality version of Minecraft, I was curious. There’s a lot to Minecraft, so I was skeptical that the entir...
2019-06-12 19:30

Earth's water could have interstellar origin, study says Water is one of the major building blocks of life and Earth has an abundance of it, as 71 percent of its surface is covered by water, largely due to its expansive oceans. Now a new study theorizes that Earth's water may have been carried to our plane...
2019-05-28 16:15

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet” called Theia smashed into Earth. Planetolog...
2019-05-23 23:15

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying toward Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-12 05:30

US and Europe team up to protect Earth from asteroids Asteroids can pose a big risk if they were to collide with Earth. NASA and the European Space Agency have set up a mission to try to protect the planet from such impacts....
2019-09-05 01:45

Easy 'Nudges' Aren't Enough to Save the Earth We all love to do our part to fix big problems, especially when our part is something easy and feel-good. But nudges can backfire, leading us to believe that our small actions were basically good enough when they’re not....
2019-05-24 03:30

A sky-scraper-sized asteroid will fly by Earth in September NASA's Center for Near Earth Object Studies says colossal asteroid 2000 QW7 will zip by Earth in September going 14,361 mph.       ...
2019-09-06 00:45

Stop saying 'Minecraft Earth' is essentially 'Pokémon Go' Minecraft Earth is a mobile AR game, but that doesn't mean it's Pokémon Go. Yes, it uses a mobile device. Yes, it superimposes digital objects on the physical landscape -- but that's just the definition of AR. Many stories and ...
2019-06-12 03:01

Sand on Mars moves in ways not seen on Earth A University of Arizona team created the most detailed analysis of sand movement on Mars with NASA Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter data, finding it’s out of this world.        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

The ISS' spherical robot helper has returned to Earth Humans are one step closer to having robot assistants in space. The IBM- and Airbus-made CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) robot returned to Earth on August 27th after successful testing aboard the International Space Station. The spherical...
2019-09-03 07:00

Yankees swept by A’s as Tanaka comes back down to earth OAKLAND, Calif. — After the Yankees were swept out of the Bay Area by the resourceful Athletics and headed for Southern California to play the powerhouse Dodgers, Aaron Boone didn’t miss a gear in talking about the task that awaits his slumping club....
2019-08-23 12:15

Jupiter's moons will be visible from Earth this month: Here's what you need to know The largest planet in the solar system will be on full display in June – and stargazers won’t need a high-powered telescope to get a good view, NASA said last week....
2019-06-06 20:30

Earth may be partly made of rocks from elsewhere in the galaxy We’ve only seen one interstellar object, a rock called ‘Oumuamua that passed by in 2017, but they may be crucial to speeding up the planet-building process...
2019-05-21 16:30

Jupiter will soon be so close to Earth you’ll be able to see its moons without a telescope Jupiter, the mighty “king” of the planets in our solar system, is regularly visible for those who know where and when to look for it, but next week will be a particularly special time for anyone who wants to catch a glimpse of the gas gia...
2019-06-06 19:01

The Deep-Sea Dragonfish Has One of the Most Terrifying Smiles on Earth Scientists have shined a light on one of the creepier denizens of the deep sea, a pitch-black creature that can turn itself into a living lamp called the dragonfish. New research helps explain one of the dragonfish’s more disturbing qualities: its re...
2019-06-06 06:45

Population Of Earth To Reach 9.7 Billion In 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United Nations report released Monday said....
2019-06-18 07:00

Asteroid may collide with Earth, ESA warns: 'Non-zero... probability' Asteroids known as near-Earth objects are among the most dangerous space items, with space agencies around the world keeping a close eye on them. The European Space Agency is paying particular attention to asteroid 2019 SU3, which may collide with Ea...
2019-10-11 00:45

Robert Downey Jr. wants to clean up Earth using nanotech Robert Downey Jr. took to the stage at Amazon's Re:MARS conference to talk about his goals for the future of the environment. The actor said that he was launching a new foundation that would harness robotics and nanotechnology to clean up the pl...
2019-06-05 15:30

First meat grown in space lab 248 miles from Earth Israeli company successfully cultures bovine cells on International Space StationLab-grown meat has been successfully cultured in space for the first time.The Israeli food technology startup Aleph Farms grew the meat on the International Space Statio...
2019-10-08 00:30

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
2019-06-05 11:15

‘He'd like to see peace on Earth’: how a dog became mayor of a California town Idyllwild’s highest-ranking official may not have political power, but he has the tiny town’s heart in his pawsThe mayor of Idyllwild, California, was “born into public service”, according to his top aide. He took office at just 11 weeks old and spen...
2019-06-05 08:30

ESA warns asteroid may collide with Earth within decades The space rock was recently added to the European Space Agency's Risk List due to the potential for it to collide with Earth as soon as 70 years from now....
2019-10-11 16:15

A stargazer's guide to the equinox and how Earth moves around the sun As the September equinox falls, we begin a new astronomy series with all you need to know about how Earth's orbit affects what we see in the night sky...
2019-09-20 01:45

We need to rediscover the wonder of space exploration to save Earth Going into space invites us to consider our position as the dominant species on a fragile planet, and how hard we must fight for it, says Richard Webb...
2019-05-21 16:30

An interstellar rock may have hit Earth in 2014 but nobody noticed In 2017 astronomers spotted the first interstellar object in our solar system, ‘Oumuamua, but our planet may have been hit by a meteor from another star in 2014...
2019-05-21 16:30

Astronomers warn of solar ‘superflare’ that could hit Earth Like all life on Earth, we owe a lot to the Sun. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, but it also has the power to make things pretty rough on us if it begins to act out. Solar flares — energetic outbursts which are often paired with mass eje...
2019-06-12 19:45

We may have spotted an interstellar comet flying towards Earth Astronomers have found a comet that seems to have come from beyond our solar system, which would make it the second interstellar object that we’ve ever spotted...
2019-09-17 13:00

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more th...
2019-06-14 12:45

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
2019-05-21 16:30

Ford to lay off 185 workers at Canadian plant -union Ford Motor Co will lay off about 185 employees in September at a Canadian manufacturing plant in Oakville, Ontario, with the possibility of more layoffs in January, the union local said on Friday....
2019-07-20 05:15

Calls for Canadian zoo to be shut down after deer die in stampede Marineland in Ontario partly closes after a walrus and two deer die in recent weeksA controversial theme park in Canada is facing renewed criticism following the deaths of three animals in recent weeks, triggering fresh calls from activists for the a...
2019-05-26 20:30