Microbes for Mars

Jan. 20, 2012, noon

Scientists have discovered bacteria which can survive in extreme conditions similar to those found on Mars.

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Following the Sun

Jan. 18, 2012, noon

Research has revealed one possible truth behind the story of Viking 'sunstones'.

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Shadow on the Moon

Jan. 4, 2012, noon

December 2011 gave us the last total lunar eclipse until 2014.

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The world's smallest car

Dec. 6, 2011, noon

Scientists have created a car that is made of a single molecule.

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New elements to be added to periodic table

Nov. 24, 2011, noon

In a rare occurrence, two new elements – 114 and 116 – are to be added to the Periodic Table.

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Look at me! Look at me!

Nov. 3, 2011, noon

Scientists have shown that male fiddler crabs wave faster when surrounded by competition in order to stand out from the crowd.

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Are animals shrinking in the heat of global warming?

Oct. 31, 2011, noon

Research has suggested that the world’s animals and plants are responding to rising global temperatures by getting smaller.

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Javan rhino on verge of extinction

Oct. 28, 2011, noon

The last known Javan Rhinoceros in Vietnam has been killed, leaving very few in the world.

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Nobel Prize winners 2011

Oct. 17, 2011, noon

Learn about the latest discoveries in science for which Nobel Prizes were awarded in 2011.

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Faster than light particles?

Sept. 29, 2011, noon

Scientists working at CERN and the San Grasso research facility have revealed ‘evidence’ that may shake up modern physics.

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