Category: Science

Europe temperature

Europe temperature rise more than twice global average: UN

Temperatures in Europe have increased at more than twice the global average over the past three decades, showing the fastest rise of any continent on earth, the UN said...

India solar village

India’s first fully solar village lights up the lives of poor residents

Story by Reuters Kesa Bhai Prajapati beams with a smile as he moulds blocks of clay into jugs and vases on a potter’s wheel. These days, Prajapati, 68, from the...

heatwaves

Heatwaves will make entire regions uninhabitable within decades: report

Heatwaves will become so extreme in certain regions of the world within decades that human life there will be unsustainable, the United Nations and the Red Cross said on...

Pakistan floods

From Pakistan to Texas, big rains after extreme heat deliver double punch

While Pakistanis count the cost of one of the country’s worst recorded floods, heavy rain is hitting southwestern China as the Texas city of Dallas recovers from a...

America disaster

America is unprepared for disaster due to lack of urban planning: study

A research study has found that urban evacuation planners in the United States of America did not quite learn lessons from the devastations that Hurricane Katrina caused...

expoplanet

Scientists discover beautiful ocean in neighbouring exoplanet

Scientists have recently discovered a beautiful ocean but it is not on earth. Exoplanet TOI-1452 b, which is only 100 light-years from our home planet, is entirely made...

Earth water asteroids

Space mission shows Earth’s water may be from asteroids: study

Water may have been brought to Earth by asteroids from the outer edges of the solar system, scientists said after analysing rare samples collected on a six-year Japanese...

Arctic warming

Arctic warming four times faster than rest of Earth, study warns

The Arctic has warmed nearly four times faster than the rest of the planet over the last 40 years, according to research published on Aug 11 that suggests climate models...

molecules, ageing molecules

Scientists discover molecules that can repair damaged cells, reverse ageing

Researchers from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem say they found a group of molecules that repair damaged cells which degenerate over time. The discovery is also...

China temperature

China warns that its temperatures are rising faster than global average

Story by AFP China’s largest-ever military exercises encircling Taiwan kicked off on August 4, in a show of force straddling vital international shipping lanes after a...