Massive stars have been observed in a neighbouring galaxy, where they were once thought to be rare. The galaxy 30 Doradus, or Tarantula nebula, contains nearly 1000 massive stars which were viewed through ESO’s Very Large Telescope. Massive stars are of...
A new artificial intelligence technology has been developed at the John Radcliff Hospital in Oxford that will be able to scan patients for heart and lung diseases. The technology will be available for free throughout NHS hospitals across the country,...
Scientists are issuing serious warnings about the exponential growth of ocean ‘dead zones’, known as areas of water with low to no oxygen, which are caused by human pollutants. According to the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), they “deplete...
In the 1970s scientists noted significant stratospheric ozone loss above Antarctica, but dismissed the concern with the conclusion that it was just an uncertainty. It was only in the mid-1980s that scientists took the ever-growing ozone hole as a serious...
Research published in The FASEB Journal revealed how a cellular process during squirrels’ hibernations could prevent brain damage. A protective stage present in hibernation results in squirrels suffering no consequences from reduced blood flow and oxygen to the brain. Researchers...
A Californian man intends to prove his theory that the Earth is flat by launching himself 1,800 feet high on Saturday in a home-built rocket. Mike Hughes, a 61-year-old limo driver, claims that his 500 mph flight through the Mojave...