Don't rely on planting trees to be carbon-neutral, scientists say

Taking better care of nature could absorb many more climate-changing emissions - but will only work if big companies simultaneously slash their own emissions and focus on boosting biodiversity, not ...

Don't rely on planting trees to be carbon-neutral, scientists say

Scientist Bijon Kumar Sil leaves for Singapore

Noted microbiologist Bijon Kumar Sil left Bangladesh for Singapore on Sunday morning.

Bijon Kumar Sil

Scientists confounded by new findings on universe's mysterious dark matter

Dark matter, mysterious invisible stuff that makes up most of the mass of galaxies including our own Milky Way, is confounding scientists again, with new observations of distant galaxies conflicting ...

An undated NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image shows the massive galaxy cluster MACSJ 1206.

Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

High-profile COVID-19 vaccines developed in Russia and China share a potential shortcoming: They are based on a common cold virus that many people have been exposed to, potentially limiting their ...

A scientist filters out samples during the research and development of a vaccine against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a laboratory of BIOCAD biotechnology company in St Petersburg, Russia, 11 June 2020.

'Dent' in Earth's magnetic field slowly expanding: Scientists

Particle radiation in this region can knock out onboard computers and interfere with the data collection of satellites that pass through it.

'Dent' in Earth's magnetic field slowly expanding: Scientists

Scientists harvest more eggs from near-extinct northern white rhino

Scientists racing to save the northern white rhino from extinction have harvested 10 more eggs from the last two females alive which they hope will help create viable embryos that can be incubated by ...

Stephen Ngulu, Veterinarian in Charge at Ol Pejeta Conservancy, injects anaesthesia on Najin, the oldest of the two northern white rhinos, before performing an ovum pick-up procedure at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy near Nanyuki, Kenya, 18 August 2020.

Scientists inspired by 'Star Wars' create artificial skin able to feel

Singapore researchers have developed "electronic skin" capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope will allow people with prosthetic limbs to detect objects, as well as feel ...

A researcher at the National University of Singapore (NUS) demonstrates the self-healing abilities of an artificial, transparent skin by cutting into it with a retractable knife at a lab in NUS, Singapore, 27 July  2020.

Scientists revive 100m-year-old microbes from deep under seafloor

Scientists have succeeded in reviving microbes retrieved from sediment deep under the seafloor in the heart of the South Pacific that had survived in a dormant state for 101.5 million years in ...

Researchers Yuki Morono, Laurent Toffin and Steven DÕHondt (L-R) work aboard the research drillship JOIDES Resolution with sediment cores gathered from deep beneath the seafloor under the Pacific Ocean in this undated photograph released on 28 July 2020.

Fertility may decline globally post-pandemic: Study

Post-COVID-19, fertility will plausibly decline due to economic uncertainty and increased childcare burdens worldwide, especially in the high-income countries, say researchers

Fertility may decline globally post-pandemic: Study

Scientists report that airborne coronavirus is probably infectious

Scientists have known for several months the new coronavirus can become suspended in microdroplets expelled by patients when they speak and breathe, but until now there was no proof that these tiny ...

Scientists report that airborne coronavirus is probably infectious
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