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March 25, 2016
March 25, 2016

Thrilling find in Borneo - a rhino species long thought gone

For the first time in 40 years, a species of rhino has been seen in Kalimantan, the Indonesia part of Borneo.

March 5, 2016
March 5, 2016

Scientists 'find cancer's Achilles heel'

Researchers at University College, London have developed a way of finding unique markings within a tumour - its "Achilles heel" - allowing the body to target the disease.

March 5, 2016
March 5, 2016

Locations of possible intelligent aliens discovered: report

Humans could detect two types of aliens within the next century. These are primitive, microbial life forms within our solar system and an intelligent, advanced alien race that could turn our entire way of life upside down.

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

Scientists discover terrifying prehistoric crocodile

Scientists have discovered an extraordinary and gigantic crocodile that terrorized the seas some 130 million years ago, reports The Huffington Post.

December 28, 2015
December 28, 2015

Chinese rover discovers new type of Moon rock

Chinese lunar rover Yutu has discovered new volcanic rocks on Moon unlike those returned by Apollo and Luna missions, offering tantalising clues to the period of lunar volcanism.

October 29, 2015
October 29, 2015

Discovery of oxygen on comet 'big surprise'

Stunned scientists announce the unexpected discovery of large quantities of oxygen on a comet which streaked past the Sun in August with a European spacecraft in tow.

October 11, 2015
October 11, 2015

First photos of water on Pluto puzzling scientists

Scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto. But it was not until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about the color and location of the water ice.

October 7, 2015
October 7, 2015

Sneezing monkey, 'walking' fish found in Himalayas

A monkey that sneezes when it rains and a "walking" fish are among more than 200 species discovered in the ecologically fragile eastern Himalayas in recent years, according to conservation group WWF.

August 30, 2015
August 30, 2015

Ice sheet bigger than Texas, California discovered on Mars

Researchers discover an ice sheet on Mars that looks bigger than Texas and California cities of US.

August 21, 2015
August 21, 2015

Scientists discover how the obesity gene works (video)

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.