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The couple were found to have been afflicted with a hantavirus, the first known cases of the disease in the US. On March 24 of this year, Chinese state media confirmed a man from Yunnan Province travelling...

Professor Rick Douglass is a hantavirus expert, based at Montana State University and Montana Tech. Hantaviruses are a group of diseases that come from rodents and can affect humans, in the Americas they...

Spiral galaxy NGC 4651, may appear serene and peaceful as it corkscrews through space. However, US-based space agency NASA cautions: “Don’t be fooled — it keeps a violent secret.” This...

The colossal asteroid is just one of many so-called near-Earth objects (NEOs) that frequently ping-up on NASA’s radars. But this particular asteroid is big enough to remind astronomers of the dangers...

The coronavirus has infected more than one million people since November, fuelling widespread panic around the globe. The COVID-19 virus first appeared in China’s Hubei Province but has since spread...

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists this Thursday announced a potential vaccine against the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine produces antibodies...

Venus is the second planet from the Sun and the brightest planet in the solar system, as seen from Earth. Venus also happens to be the third brightest body in our skies, after the Sun and the Moon. Early...

After being transported to the launch pad in Boca Chica, Texas, Starship SN3 was prepared for a program of tests on the ground and in flight. However, the SpaceX prototype failed during proof testing on...

Warm weather, sunny skies and clear weather will cover most of the UK this weekend, with the potential for temperatures to climb above those in Greece. While in lockdown the hot weather may make it tempting...

Science in the Victorian era bore some of the most remarkable advancements made by humans in history. The period spanning 1837 to 1901 is regarded as the era of prosperity and knowledge – the industrial...

Nostradamus is the 16th-century physician and writer, who many believe could see into the future. The French mystic is often credited with predicting the outbreak of World War 2 as well as the assassination...

Venus is the third brightest body in our skies after the Sun and the Moon. At night, the second planet from the Sun is also the brightest of the planets and is visible to the naked eye. The Pleiades, or...

The winged dinosaur is the fourth of its kind discovered since February and the first discovered on African soil. Pterosaurs are the lesser-known cousins of dinosaurs, characterised by their ability to...

Seismic activity around the Yellowstone volcano has prompted concerns the supervolcano is brewing towards another eruption. Although scientists are certain Yellowstone will not erupt within our lifetime...

NASA’s sHubble Space Telescope remains on the hunt for a suspected black hole thought to have shredded a wayward star that came too close for comfort. The iconic telescope made the discovery while...

With Britain under lockdown, even celebs such as Amanda Holden and Chris Evans have been hosting radio shows from their living rooms. I’ve been working from home for 18 years, so I know just how...