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Elephants rarely suffer from cancer because their bodies have a rare ‘zombie gene’ that prevents rogue cells from forming, research shows Drugs that mimic the LIF6 gene could lead to new treatments...

Magnesite is a naturally-occurring carbonate mineral that forms at a low temperature and has the capacity of storing carbon dioxide (CO2). According to Phys.org, one ton of magnesite can remove close to...

createPerformanceMark('first image displayed');Flickr/Micah Baldwin A new genetic test which can test how likely a person is to contract serious conditions like heart disease and diabetes has been developed,...

Virtual reality can help amputees feel life-like sensations again: Scientists combine visual cues and artificial stimulation to convince patients their prosthetic limbs are part of their body Scientists...

Stunning video shows the winding tubes used to navigate around the International Space Station (and proves that space travel is definitely NOT for people with claustrophobia!) Incredible footage takes...

Bees and wasps can learn to recognise different faces in a similar way to humans (despite their brains being 20,000 times smaller than ours!) New research shows honeybees and wasps are able to learn human...

A galaxy of 1,000 ancient stars orbiting the edge of the Milky Way has left scientists baffled because they have no idea how it formed Segue-1 was first discovered in 2006 and still remains a relative...

Tesla board forms ‘special committee’ to examine Elon Musk’s plan to go private – after CEO’s tweets sparked two lawsuits and SEC inquiries into the company Tesla’s...

Hackers can take control of MILLIONS of brand-new Android smartphones because of vulnerabilities with pre-installed apps, experts warn The vulnerabilities were found by Washington DC security firm Kryptowire  They...

In 2013, a scandal rocked the British meat industry, after it was discovered that ‘beef’ in several supermarkets was in fact horse meat . In the hopes of preventing a similar situation from happening...

Archaeologists in Utah were in for a surprise when they discovered the remains of a new pterosaur species dating back more than 200 million years. The species, dubbed ‘Caelestiventus hanseni’ (heavenly...

Meteorite strike 4 billion years ago created the oldest rocks on Earth by raising temperatures enough to MELT the planet’s crust Experts studied a region around the Acasta River Canada’s Northwest...

For many years, researchers have been exploring the question of why humans are the only primates that can talk. While our primate cousins have shown time and again that they are more intelligent and capable...

Did plastic kill this turtle? Leatherback with slash marks across its shell found washed up on a beach in Cornwall may have died from ocean pollution The 6.5ft long turtle had visible slash marks on...

NASA’s £1.2billion solar probe raced through the Earth’s atmosphere yesterday on a seven-year mission to “kiss the face of the sun”. To cheers from thousands of spectators, the unmanned probe...

People are paying big bucks in hopes that if they freeze their brains or whole bodies after death, that they can be “reborn” in hundreds or thousands of years from now to live a new life. No...