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Mercury pollution detected in the bowels of the Earth

Human-made mercury (also) pollutes the world’s deepest ocean trenches, two new studies reveal. The...

NASA: Kathy Lueders recognizes the challenge of 2024 lunar landing

Kathy Lueders, the new leader in NASA’s human spaceflight programs, is excited to bring...

Young Vietnamese man infested with rare case of Dracunculus medinensis

It is a rare case that was treated in a Vietnamese hospital at the...

NASA collaborates with SETI to probe extraterrestrial “techno signatures”

A team of SETI researchers will collaborate with NASA. The goal: to characterize the...

Will NASA “fix a price” on the moon’s ice?

Water is the most important resource on Earth and could also be in space....

Pluto may have had a liquid ocean

The dwarf planet Pluto, and perhaps other large objects in the Kuiper belt, may...

A well-known psychotropic substance could “quench” the brain

A recent British study has made an incredible discovery on ketamine. If the substance...

Astronomers find a “baby magnetar”

Astronomers recently observed a new magnetar formed 240 years ago. Measuring around thirty kilometers...

SpaceX to build floating space ports for Starship spacecraft

A simple job offer from SpaceX was the source of many questions on social...

If we are to meet the challenge of the climate crisis, we must act now

The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA), Fatih Birol, has warned that the...