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Mars’ vast glacier belts could cover planet with 1 meter of ice – study
Mars has been known to host water. Now, for the first time, scientists have measured the territory of its glaciers, which crisscross the planet, hiding beneath layers of dust. It’s enough to cover the whole of the Red Planet in a meter of ice.

08.04.2015 11:36

NASA promises 'definitive evidence' of alien life by 2025
We are on the cusp of discovering alien civilizations, NASA’s top scientists have said. They predict we’re one generation away from finding something in our Milky Way neighborhood, which is bustling with environments conducive to life.

08.04.2015 06:29

Green side of drones: Flying bots may plant 1 billion trees a year
An Oxford-based startup has an ambitious plan to combat deforestation by planting 1 billion trees a year by using drones.

08.04.2015 03:17

More lasers: Think tank urges Pentagon to invest in energy weapons
US needs to spend more on developing energy weapons, or risk falling behind China and other rivals, a think tank has urged, telling the Pentagon to unify research efforts and even steal foreign technology to avoid falling behind.

07.04.2015 17:46

Cheap, fast & pure: Breakthrough method for hydrogen fuel may revolutionize car industry
Scientists at Virginia Tech have come up with a brand new way to create hydrogen fuel: It’s cheap, fast and produces clean results, and involves plain old corn stalks, cobs and husks.

07.04.2015 10:22

​Interstellar reality? Spider-like droids to build giant space structures
A NASA-funded program called SpiderFab is developing a revolutionary system which aims to use spider-like droids to build large objects in orbit or beyond. The technology may help humanity to build a new home in space.

07.04.2015 05:45

Fukushima radiation found off Canadian coast
Radiation produced by the tsunami-stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan has been confirmed off the coast of Canada, as the Japanese struggle to contain a number of leaks. The levels, however, are too low to pose a threat, scientists say.

07.04.2015 06:42

Ecstasy & steak-outs: NYPD expenses show eclectic shopping list, says report
The New York Police Department spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on an eclectic assortment of items over the past five years, DNAinfo reported, purchasing everything from crime-fighting costumes and steak dinners to robots and hallucinogenic drugs.

07.04.2015 00:56

Bubonic plague found in Arizona after fleas infect prairie dog burrow
Fleas near a popular hiking trail outside Flagstaff, Arizona have tested positive for the bubonic plague. The insects were found in prairie dog burrows in Picture Canyon. State officials warned visitors and residents to avoid contact with prairie dogs.

06.04.2015 20:52

​Smoke machine? Portal to hell? Mysterious black ring hovers over Kazakh village (VIDEO)
A strange black circle was spotted in the sky above a village in northern Kazakhstan. Baffled residents captured the mysterious spectacle on video as it hovered in the air for fifteen minutes before dissipating.

05.04.2015 14:43

Large Hadron Collider at CERN fired up after 2-year break
After a two-year refit, the CERN nuclear research center has restarted the Large Hadron Collider (some say that’s why the latest lunar eclipse was so short). The new run will focus on searching for dark matter and trying to reach other dimensions.

05.04.2015 09:02

Russian scientists create ‘bio-cement’ for human bones
Russian scientists have created a new biological material they called “bone cement”, which after 3D printing into a fracture or a crack, completely dissolves over time, while in its place the human body regenerates the missing part of the bone tissue.

05.04.2015 03:31