Zika virus could have Alzheimer’s-like effect in adults

Scientists have warned that infection with the Zika Virus could have implications extending beyond unborn children; as new research shows the virus may have...

110 million year old crab fossil found in Columbian mountains

Dating back 110 million years, this fossil is changing scientists understanding of crustacean origin and evolution Deep in the tropical region of the Colombian mountains,...

Omega 3 fatty acids — To Salmon or not to Salmon?!

  Shameena Syed, Correspondent (Science)   There’s much commotion in the scientific world on a recent study on the effects of Omega 3 fatty acids and its link...

Missing link between supernovae and planet formation discovered

The observations were made with the FORCAST telescope (Faint Object InfraRed Camera for the SOFIA Telescope) aboard NASA's heavily modified Boeing 747 Special Performance jetliner The discovery of...

Humans have a limit on their lifespan

In 1997 on August 4, a French woman, Jeanne Calment died aged 122 years old. She was the oldest verified human being in history,...

Comet Siding Spring Skims Mars

The recently discovered comet is making its first trip around the sun after leaving the outer solar system more than a million years ago Comet...

Could higher apes develop speech?

It has been a widely accepted notion in the scientific field that human beings are the only primates capable of speech, since apes are...

First human trial of artificial blood to be conducted in 2017

Recently the general public in the United Kingdom (UK) has witnessed extensive promotion by a few popular retailers and brands, courtesy of the NHS...

Unique white dwarf with an oxygen atmosphere

A white dwarf is a luminous dense white core left behind by aging stars once they run out of their nuclear fuel. These white...

Human artefacts found under Florida river

In Florida, a team of archaeologists have uncovered artefacts from the Page-Ladson site, 26 feet under the Aucilla River in a sinkhole, bringing about...