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A new Little Monster: ‘Wacky’ bug with unusual sex organs and spiky horns is named after Lady Gaga Kaikaia gaga is a species of treehopper that was found in Nicaragua in 1991–2 It has only...

Coronavirus cases in the UK have surpassed 380 this week, leading to widespread panic about the spread of the disease. Many worried Brits have taken to wearing gloves while out and about, in the hopes...

Rare 1,300-year-old coin featuring the face of an obscure Saxon king sells for £48,000 at auction after the owner spent three years trying to prove its historical importance The coin was discovered in...

Britain’s historic departure from the European Union on January 31 means the UK will no longer have access to Europe’s high precision GNSS signal. But Brexit also presents an opportunity for...

The coronavirus has infected more than 119,000 people since December, fuelling conspiracy theories about its origin. Many people believe the SARS-CoV-2 virus was created in a Chinese laboratory and either...

An enormous asteroid is set to fly past Earth next month, NASA has revealed. The asteroid, dubbed 52768 (1998 OR2), is estimated to be 1.8-4.1 kilometres in diameter. At the higher end of that estimate,...

Toxic masculinity: Macho men who confirm to traditional male roles are ‘more likely to struggle and be isolated’ in old age Toxic masculinity is unsafe for men, especially in old age, US researchers...

The deadly virus has now infected more than 120,000 people worldwide, claiming the lives of more than 4,300 in the process, as numbers in Europe spike, while Asia appears to be curbing the effects. This...

Pet cats have a ‘catastrophic impact’ on local wildlife when allowed to roam free as they kill up to TEN times more prey than wildcats, study claims Researchers tracked over 900 pet cats around...

Can’t cope without a morning coffee? Your genes could be to blame because some people are predisposed to liking food and drinks that are healthier for them, study claims Variations in our DNA determine...

The teardrop star was warped into its unusual shape by the gravitational tug of a smaller, neighbouring red dwarf star. The start represents a family of so-called pulsators or stars that oscillate with...

Six tins of tripe, foot cream and a miniature railway: Uber reveals the ‘weird and wonderful items’ that Brits left behind on trips in the past year Uber’s Lost & Found Index compiled the...

World is ‘way off track’ on climate change targets after five warmest years on record, UN experts warn as they call for urgent action ‘to avert catastrophe’ The UN’s World...

Rabbits are abandoning the countryside and heading to the city for an easier life as intense farming deprives them of their natural habitats German study found greater numbers of the European rabbit in...

This week, coronavirus cases in the UK surpassed 370, leading to widespread panic about the spread of the disease. Now, a new study has revealed who is at the highest risk of dying from the coronavirus. The...

The SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has already infected more than 119,000 people globally and killed at least 4,284, But there is still no known cure that could stop the virus and its seem unlikely COVID-19 drugs...