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Scientists are looking for a coronavirus cure as more than 800,000 people have contracted COVID-19 since November. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are at the forefront of...

The last places on Earth without coronavirus: Remote Pacific islands and Antarctic research bases remain outbreak-free Panic-buying has begun on island of Palau even before the first confirmed case Researchers...

Italy has been the worst-hit country by the coronavirus pandemic so far in Europe, with the highest number of deaths and cases among its 60 million citizens. The country has grappled with the outbreak...

Last night, in a rare glimpse to the light at the end of the tunnel, the UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser Sir Patrick Vallance sad social distancing measures “were making a difference” in...

Michele de Nostredame, better known as Nostradamus, is believed by many to have predicted many world-changing events. According to Nostradamus’ followers, the 16th-century mystic foretold the rise...

DISNEY has extended the closure of its Florida theme park due to the coronavirus pandemic. Theme parks around the world are being affected by coronavirus due to rising cases, lockdowns and bans on large...

The Armchair Traveller: Be dazzled by Italy and delve into Paris’s secret maze of tunnels – how to explore the world from the comfort of your home The Secret Catacombs Of Paris podcast explores...

Efforts to contain the coronavirus within China’s borders failed and COVID-19 has gone global, causing the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare it a pandemic. Scientists are in a race...

Coronavirus has ruined my 112th BIRTHDAY! Briton who became world’s oldest man last month… is now forced to cancel his big celebratory bash for tomorrow thanks to lockdown Bob Weighton was...

The NASA-tracked asteroid will pay a visit to Earth’s corner of space on April 29 this year. Astronomers have named the object Asteroid 52768 (1998 OR2) and expect it to make what the US-based space...

The asteroid’s flyby is being tracked by NASA’s Center for Near Earth Object Studies (CNEOS) in Pasadena, California. The asteroid has been officially named 2020 FW5 after NASA confirmed its...

THE largest plane in the world has taken flight again – and could eventually be used to transport coronavirus supplies. The Antonov AN-225 aircraft has six engines with a wing-span nearly double...

World Health Organization to launch an official app on iOS and Android to provide information on the coronavirus pandemic and combat the spread of misinformation The app is developed by a team of volunteers...

Coronavirus infections have hit more than half-a-million since November, fuelling fears for the safety of our loved ones. The novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) spreads on tiny droplets of bodily fluid that...

The NASA rover is scheduled to land on Mars on February 18, 2021, about seven months after blasting off from Florida, US. In the months leading to the launch, NASA ran its Send Your Name to Mars campaign,...

The Supermoon will arrive for a second time in a row after it appeared during the March 9 Worm Moon. Astronomy enthusiasts are in for an additional treat this time because the Pink Moon will be the biggest...