Science

Astronomers have detected a chemical in young stars which could offer clues on how life formed on Earth SCIENCE

Astronomers have detected a chemical in young stars which could offer clues on how life formed on Earth

Using Alma telescopes, scientists detected traces of methyl isocyanate – one of the key ingredients of life.... Read more

2 weeks ago
Blood test that detects cancer years ahead of symptoms ‘could revolutionise treatment’ SCIENCE

Blood test that detects cancer years ahead of symptoms ‘could revolutionise treatment’

The hope is that people could have the test in their GP surgery as part of an annual health check.... Read more

2 weeks ago
Nasa announces ground-breaking mission with a new probe that will ‘touch the Sun’ SCIENCE

Nasa announces ground-breaking mission with a new probe that will ‘touch the Sun’

The Parker Solar Probe will directly enter the star's atmosphere.... Read more

3 weeks ago
Nasa to announce launch of new probe that will fly into the Sun’s atmosphere SCIENCE

Nasa to announce launch of new probe that will fly into the Sun’s atmosphere

The space agency says its Solar Probe Plus will help "revolutionise our understanding of the Sun".... Read more

3 weeks ago