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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo authorized schools to reopen on a conference call Friday morning. Once an epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the state's test positivity rates have fallen to below...

Google discontinues the Pixel 4 smartphone just nine months after release Google has confirmed the decision the same week as it announced its Pixel 4a  The high-end £669 Pixel 4 may not have a place...

Riding public transit could be a lower-risk activity than going to the gym or returning to the office, new research suggests. But people with long commutes have a higher risk of infection.  The risk...

The UK is sweltering on what the Met Office has described as the hottest day of August this year. The weather forecaster has warned people not to be caught out by the record-breaking temperatures, with...

The surface of Mars may be too inhospitable for colonisers, with frequent sandstorms and no protection from space radiation. Scientists are, therefore, interested in the possibility of subterranean life,...

Postcards from Mars: NASA shares eight stunning images from the surface of the Red Planet to mark the 8th anniversary of the landing of its Curiosity rover NASA’s Curiosity rover launched for Mars...

Elon Musk’s SpaceX firm expanded its constellation of Starlink satellites by 57 new members today (August 7). Alongside the Starlink payload, SpaceX launched two Earth-observation satellites for...

Ancient Arctic beavers were cutting down trees for food at least four million years ago – long before they started building dams, study shows Beavers originally gnawed trees for harvesting food...

The rich get richer: ‘Wealth gap’ between rich and poor has existed in human society for at least 6,500 years since people started inheriting farmland from their ancestors, Polish skeletons...

Male cicadas infected with a particular parasitic fungus lose their minds and go on a mating frenzy — even as the fungus causes their genitals to rot. These insects have reemerged in West Virginia....

Red planet Mars ‘glows green’ at night due to chemical reactions in the atmosphere that give off ultraviolet light Researchers used data from the NASA MAVEN spacecraft in orbit around Mars The...

Glaciers in New Zealand’s Southern Alps where Lord of the Rings was filmed have lost over HALF of their ice in the last 400 years, study warns Study tracked the glaciers’ history and compared...

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft has been observing the atmosphere of Mars and were stunned to find that parts of it pulse throughout the night. The flashes of light can only be seen with ultraviolet technology,...

Scientists develop biodegradable flip flops made from ALGAE to help reduce the amount of plastic waste that ends up on seashores and in the oceans  US researchers have developed commercial-grade flip...

On Tuesday, in scenes described as “apocalyptic,” an explosion ripped through Beirut, Lebanon. Terrifying video footage showed the catastrophic scene unfolding as black smoke plunged the disaster-struck...

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) investigated reports of a mysterious UFO in the skies above one of the biggest US cities this week. Videos of the mysterious UFO were posted online, prompting...