A new international study suggests that 34% of the Antarctic ice shelves could disappear by the end of the century if the planet warms up by 4°C compared with pre-industrial temperatures.
The life-changing surgery took place in January as was a success. The surgery took about 18 hours and about 50 specialists, including surgeons, nurses anesthesiologists, airway specialists and residents.
Another baby step toward melding mind and machine - a team of researchers has helped people with paralysis to send full-spectrum brain signals to computers wirelessly for the first time ever.
Singapore scientists have developed a plant communication device that delivers electrical signals to and from plants. By monitoring the plants’ electrical signals, we may detect possible distress signals and abnormalities.
Direct observations for the first time confirmed the long-standing predictions: radiative forcings of Earth are increasing due to human actions, affecting the planet’s energy balance and ultimately causing climate change.
The concentration of atmospheric CO2 surged past 420 parts per million for the first time in recorded history this past weekend, according to a measurement taken at the Mauna Loa Observatory on Hawaii.
Asteroid 99942 Apophis had been identified as one of the most hazardous asteroids. The near-Earth object was thought to pose a slight risk of impacting Earth in 2068, but now radar observations have ruled that out.
If to cut the planet in half at the 60 degree longitude line, the half of the planet that consists mainly of the Pacific Ocean allowed much more heat to escape than the hemisphere that includes Africa, Europe and Asia.
The company, called Astroscale, has designed a spacecraft with a magnetic plate that can attach to dead satellites. That enables it to pull the satellites into a freefall.
Lightning strikes were just as important as meteorites in creating the perfect conditions for life to emerge on Earth, according to new research. This shows that life could develop on Earth-like planets through the same mechanism.