The world-famous Hillary Step has collapsed, destroying the rocky landscape nearing the top of Mount Everest, climbers have reported. Located at 8,790 metres, the Hillary Step is a steep and narrow section considered by climbers to be the final obstacle...
Beavers aid the removal of harmful pollutants from streams and creeks, a recent study from the University of Rhode Island has concluded, while a trial in Devon has showed the animals can help make water up to three times...
Norwich was one of over a hundred cities across the world to participate in the 2017 Pint of Science festival in May, with a variety of events in Norwich pubs that brought cutting-edge scientific research out of the lab...
Searching on Google images for “person” returns largely white results. That may not sound too alarming and it is unlikely that there is anything malicious behind it, but there are increasing concerns that this is a consequence of the...
Saturn may officially be the best planet to search for life beyond Earth after NASA’s Cassini spacecraft discovered hot fluid vents on the Enceladean seafloor. Clouds of gas have erupted from Enceladus containing hydrogen, which has excited scientists as...
Text messaging – 1992 1992 saw the first ever text message. Now one of the most commonly used forms of communication, the text message has grown from simple, short sentences to a full medium in and of itself including digital...