Thursday, 21 October, 2021

Category: Science


An entire town in Brazil will be inoculated by pharmaceutical company Pfizer to study the transmission of the coronavirus in a vaccinated population. The study will be carried out among those above the age of 12 in the town of Read more…


A looted 3,500-year-old cuneiform clay tablet from ancient Mesopotamia, which was seized by authorities in 2019 and officially forfeited by US retail chain Hobby Lobby in July, was due to be ceremonially returned to Iraq on Thursday. The handover ceremony Read more…


Issued on: 17/09/2021 – 18:04 A failure to slash global emissions is setting the world on a “catastrophic” path to 2.7 degrees Celsius heating, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned Friday just weeks before crunch climate talks.  His comments come as Read more…


Three Chinese astronauts have returned to Earth after a 90-day stay aboard the nation’s space station, China’s longest mission yet. Astronauts Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo spent 90 days aboard China’s Tianhe space station module since arriving aboard Read more…


Issued on: 15/09/2021 – 13:32 The latest in a recent line of space-obsessed billionaires was set for lift-off on Wednesday with three less wealthy private citizens along for the ride aboard a SpaceX rocket ship, seeking to become the first Read more…


When looking at the climate crisis, it’s easy to see that the ten hottest years have all come since 2009. That means that there’s a very good match between the ten hottest years, and just the last ten years. The direct Read more…