Space probe Gaia unveils a larger milky way

Despite the recent technological advancements that have aided mankind's thirst for galactic exploration, astronomers are still yet to truly visualise what the Milky Way,...

NASA Installs HD Cameras on International Space Station

NASA’s new High Definition Earth Viewing experiment (HDEV) live-streams views of our planet from space. NASA is now live-streaming views of Earth, from space, through...

Epilepsy and Migraine are Genetically Linked

Anissa Katti, Editor (Science)   NEW YORK – Research scientists at New York’s prestigious Columbia University recently discovered that chronic migraines could be intrinsically linked to an...

Risk of Glaucoma Doubled by Use of Oral Contraceptives

David Snowdon, Correspondent (Science)   A study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology this week has discovered that women who take oral...

Dwarf planet discovered beyond Neptune

The solar system’s family of distant dwarf planets has gained an additional member, after astronomers at the Mauna Kea Telescope detected a distant bright...

SpaceX’s groundbreaking rocket recovery test unsuccessful

Despite a controlled and on-target descent during re-entry, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket hit the landing platform too fast and was...

Ebola Crisis May Take Another Six Months to Control

Described as the worst epidemic in history, the Ebola crisis could take at least another six months to get under control. Figures and information...

Comet probe Philae wakes up after 7 months of hibernation

On March 2, 2004, Philae along with its accompanying spacecraft Rosetta, was launched by the European Space Agency. The probe arrived at the surface...

Hibernation provides clues to new dementia therapy

A protein expressed by hibernating mammals and humans exposed to low temperatures could form the basis of future treatments in the fight against dementia Researchers...

NASA releases all its research free for public access

On August 16, the US Space Agency NASA announced its decision to make all its funded scientific journal articles free for public access. They have...