Category: Science

China’s Chang’e-5 mission returns Moon samples

China’s Chang’e-5 mission has returned to Earth with the cargo of rock and “soil” it picked up off the Moon. A capsule carrying the materials...

Study finds a good reason to cook beef using sous vide method

The study used a simulated digestion model and found that compared to roasting beef in the oven or cooking it in boiling water, sous vide made the meat’s proteins...

One of biology’s biggest mysteries ‘largely solved’ by AI

One of biology’s biggest mysteries has been solved using artificial intelligence, experts have announced. Predicting how a protein folds into a unique...

Surprise discovery of rare plant at Norfolk ‘ghost pond’

A rare plant has reappeared after more than a century in hiding. The pinkish-flowered plant, known as grass-poly, was found growing on the banks of an old farmland pond...

Brain imaging technology designed for babies

Scientists in the UK have demonstrated technology that could allow us to better understand a baby’s brain during moments of natural activity. The brain imaging...

Chinese spacecraft sets off on Moon sample quest

China has launched a mission to try to retrieve rock samples from the Moon. Its robotic Chang’e-5 spacecraft departed the Wenchang launch complex on a Long March 5...

Scientists Create a Buzz With the First Ever Global Map of Bee Species

Scientists have mapped the distribution of all 20,000 bee species on earth. The new global map of bees will help in the conservation of the insects we rely on to...

NASA astronaut crew heads to orbit

Four astronauts – three from the US and one from Japan – have launched from Florida on a mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The crew rode to...

Europa’s Mysterious Glow

Strange things could happen when radiation meets the icy surface of one of Jupiter’s moons. Europa is different from the others. According to new research, Europa...

NEW TYPE OF SOIL WATERS PLANTS BY ITSELF

The self-watering soil could potentially expand the map of farmable land around the globe to previously inhospitable places and reduce water use in agriculture at a time...