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Newly discovered reptile that lived before the dinosaurs 250 million years ago is named after Lord of the Rings character Aragorn because of its long legs Fossilised reptile fragments found in southern...

Comet ATLAS, also known as C/2019 Y4 but nicknamed ATLAS as it was discovered by the telescope array system of the same name, was first discovered on March 5, 2019, and stunned the astronomy community...

In 1940 and 1941, Britain was subjected to an extreme bombing campaign by Nazi Germany, who were trying to demoralise the UK’s spirit in the midst of the Second World War. During the period of heavy...

Instacart is now pairing users with shoppers in real-time in an attempt to deal with a demand spike caused by at-home coronavirus isolation The options will look to free up delivery window times for users A...

Holes in the ozone layer typically form over the Antarctic, in the southern hemisphere, but scientists have noticed an “unusual” hole in the ozone above the Arctic this year. Data from the...

At least 20 phone masts in the UK have been vandalised amid bizarre claims that newly introduced 5G signals are responsible for the COVID-19 outbreak. Some conspiracy theorists have laid out baseless claims...

Neolithic ‘dirty dishes’ dug up in Shoreditch High Street were used by London’s earliest East Enders who feasted on goat, beef, lamb and dairy products 5,600 years ago, new carbon dating...

Keep your BMI below 25, never smoke, get plenty of exercise and drink in moderation: Scientists claim sticking to three of these good habits could add 10 disease-free years to your life A low BMI, drinking...

Ancient humans in the Bolivian Amazon more than 10,000 years ago created thousands of ‘forest islands’ to grow maize, squash and manioc Mounds of earth were formed to help cultivate food...

NASA to create a radio telescope on the far side of the Moon that will make it looks like the Death Star from Star Wars – and it could give us a glimpse of the first moments after the Big Bang Putting...

NASA’s Hubble telescope has provided scientists with some of the most detailed and farthest views of the observable universe. Since launching in 1990, Hubble has made more than 1.4 million observations...

The Yellowstone caldera is a supervolcano which spans beneath the US states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, and gets its chilling nickname due to its ability to inflict devastation on a global scale if...

The frozen desert serves as a scientific haven for more than 1,000 researchers around the year, who monitor climate change and study Earth’s history. Its barren landscape gives them access to an...

The Supermoon rose in the east last night (April 7), edging closer to our planet than at any other point this year. The Supermoon was the biggest and brightest Full Moon of the year and was enjoyed by...

Releasing people aged 20-30 years-old who no longer live with their parents could be the best route out of lockdown and avoid an ‘extraordinary recession’, experts suggest — but at the cost...

Is your cat a coronavirus risk? Veterinary scientists insist Covid-19 CANNOT be passed from pets to humans but urge owners with symptoms to keep them indoors because they can carry saliva droplets in their...