SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
NASA LAUNCHES NEW EXOPLANET-HUNTING TELESCOPE TO FIND LIFE CLOSE TO HOME
TESS will focus on nearby planets worthy of further study.
HOW WOULD WE KNOW IF INTELLIGENT LIFE EXISTED ON EARTH BEFORE HUMANS?
Reptilian menaces called Silurians evolved on Earth before humankind — at least in the "Doctor Who" rendition of the universe.
EVEN CLINICAL TRIALS CAN BE FAKE NOW — HERE’S HOW TO SPOT ONE
The FDA is investigating a researcher who gave herpes vaccine injections without proper approval.
DIVORCEES AT GREATER RISK OF MULTIPLE HEART ATTACKS, MEDICS WARN
Getting divorced increases the risk of suffering multiple heart attacks, according to a new study.
MUSHROOM CLOUDS BURST THROUGH NEUTRON STARS, AND NASA CAN WATCH IT HAPPEN
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Giant, energetic explosions create mushroom clouds on distant neutron stars, and a new NASA telescope can watch them rise, cool and collapse in real time.
A NEW LUNG CANCER DRUG IS SHAKING UP TREATMENT: HOW DOES IT WORK?
A drug that acts on the immune system appears to help extend the lives of patients with advanced
when given alongside standard chemotherapy, a new study finds.
ORGAN DONATIONS FROM OVERDOSE VICTIMS SAVE THOUSANDS
Lives tragically claimed by the American opioid epidemic may benefit people desperately in need of organ transplants.
WORMHOLES CAST WEIRD SHADOWS THAT COULD BE SEEN BY TELESCOPES
Wormholes, or hypothetical tunnels through space-time that allow faster-than-light travel, could potentially leave dark, telltale imprints in the sky that might be seen with telescopes, a new study suggests.
WHY EVERY PARENT WILL LOVE THIS 'EVERYTHING REPELLENT'
Good news for parents of small children: A new clear coating can keep fingerprints and jelly smears off your walls, windows and even your phone screen.
IMMUNOTHERAPY-FIRST CANCER TREATMENT A 'GAME-CHANGER', SAY SCIENTISTS
Cancer patients should be given thorough immunotherapy before undergoing surgery to remove dangerous tumours, a new trial suggests.