We live our lives online. The recent COVID-19 Pandemic has fuelled what was already a sustained trend. The average person now spends an incredible 145 minutes a day online. The ubiquity of the Web is all but complete. But what about its origins? Just how old is the World Wide Web?
Over the last few decades, the work China has done in the field of biomedicine has provided many different breakthroughs and revelations that would otherwise have gone undiscovered. China has spent billions of dollars to build new laboratories and train new scientists in an effort to become the world's leader in this field of study.
66 million years ago, an enormous bolide meteor impact in what is now Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula sealed the fate of more than three-quarters of Earth's plant and animal species. In the devastating decades-long global winter that followed, the larger dinosaurs were the first to die out, followed soon after by most of their relatives.
In the year 1770, the explorer Samuel Hearne was tramping through the snow and bitter cold near Great Slave Lake, in what would become the North West Territory, Canada. He looked up in the sky to see a shimmering and dancing curtain of green and yellow, high in the black sky. Today this spectacle is known as the Northern Lights.
Cloning has been a staple of science fiction for the last fifty-plus years in Hollywood as well as literary works. The uniqueness lies in the characteristics of the life of a clone. Although fictitious, Hollywood has offered a unique perspective regarding the possibilities of human cloning.
Researchers have picked up strange, unexpected signals from deep space that could point to the existence of dark matter.
At least 12 dietary supplements sold in the United States were found to contain stimulants that were never been tested on humans, a study reveals.
Conspiracy theorists say that the Rosetta mission, the European Space Agency’s long, expensive and historic trip to rendezvous with and place an unmanned landing craft Comet 67P, was actually launched in order to investigate the possibility that the comet is an extraterrestrial spacecraft of some kind.
Steel has long been the material of choice for numerous applications, but a discovery of a new material could change all that. The newly discovered material is called graphene, and it has shown to be superior to steel in a variety of ways.
The New Horizons probe has woken up and is doing just fine as it nears Pluto, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.