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Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest public health challenges in the world today since many common bacterial infections are developing resistance to the drugs once used to treat them, and new antibiotics aren't being developed fast enough...
Saturday, September 14th 2019, 11:52 am - The last time we saw a Friday the 13th Harvest Moon was in 1935. One of the rarest full moons glowed in the sky last night and many ventured outdoors to capture the...
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a material that they claim is 10 times blacker than anything discovered before. A pair of academics at MIT in the US discovered this when they decided to grow tiny...
Stanford University scientists Wei Li and Shanhui Fan and a University of California Los Angeles materials scientist Aaswath Raman have created a device that produces a voltage by channelling daytime warmth into the cooling air. The approach could be adapted...
The centre of our galaxy has blown some bubbles. Astronomers using the MeerKAT telescope in South Africa have discovered a pair of enormous bubbles of high-energy particles looming hundreds of light years above and below the Milky Way’s central...
Two asteroids will fly past Earth Friday and Saturday including one that's almost the size of the world's tallest building, but astronomers say neither is a threat to hit the planet. The asteroids have been described by NASA as “relatively...
Oumuamua 2.0? It Looks Like There’s a New Interstellar Object Passing Through the Solar System. Astronomers think the object they’ve labeled C/2019 Q4 – discovered August 30 – came from a place far, far away. If confirmed, it’s only the...
The world’s oldest chelicerate, a group of predatory animals including horseshoe crabs, scorpions, and spiders, has been discovered in the Burgess Shale, located in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia. Dubbed Mollisonia plenovenatrix, paleontologists believe the fossil to be...
It’s something that happens only once every couple of decades: a full moon on Friday the 13th. What makes this one particularly special, however, is that it will be smaller than the average full moon, a whole 14 percent...
For the first time, researchers have found a planet outside of our solar system that has water on it. Located just a short 110 light-year trip from Earth — for context, Mars is just eight light minutes away from us...

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