scien

BEIJING — A professor killed the Communist Party secretary at the school of mathematics at China’s prestigious Fudan University, police and school authorities said. Police identified the suspect...

Astronauts in space recently enjoyed a fresh supply of vegetables, including pak choi plants.  Crews turned them into a delicacy by marinating the leaves in garlic paste and soy sauce. NASA scientists...

Virgin Orbit attach the LauncherOne rocket to the Cosmic Girl jet Virgin Orbit made spaceflight history on Sunday after it successfully deployed satellites into orbit using a rocket that had been launched...

Prince William and David Attenborough on climate change deniers One of the scientists involved has warned people should be “concerned” about the study’s suggestion that hotter weather...

A report published by the WHO and US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states the number of measles cases in 2016 was 132,490 globally – which marked a drop from 853,479 in the year 2000....

The discovery also suggests one particular type of monkey – Mesopithecus pentelicus – evolved ways to endure climate change. It also highlights how successfully the species was able to travel...

Astronaut Chris Ferguson, who was expected to serve as the commander of Boeing’s first test flight to space next year, announced he’ll be giving up the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity due...

A report, published online this week, backs up what scientists had already said in 2018 – that Mars’ south pole hides a huge lake 600 kilometres across around 1.5 kilometres under its surface....

Alzheimer’s zapped: Scientist launch landmark trial to treat dementia by sending electric currents deep into the brain Imperial College London and UK Dementia Research Institute got a $1.5m grant It...

NASA astronauts Robert "Bob" Behnken and Douglas "Doug" Hurley are speaking out after their historic mission onboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft. During multiple interviews this...

A launch of the Starlink satellites and two BlackSky satellites had been due to take place from Florida tonight. A new date has not yet been set. SpaceX tweeted: “Standing down from today’s...

A team from London’s Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital and Kings College hypothesise the anti-inflammatory painkiller could treat breathing difficulties. The drug can cost less than £5...

It could have alarming implications for the way our current world is headed, regarding rising global temperatures. Researchers from the University of Southampton have been investigating an extinction...

Various theories have been put forward in an attempt to explain this results with some pointing out men are more likely to smoke. But prostate cancer experts have theorised the data might be caused...

The study involved over 1,000 patients in 75 hospitals in the world including 46 Britons. When other drugs showed more promise for ebola treatment, research was halted but the new study suggests the...