Saturn overtakes Jupiter as planet with most moons in solar system
Scientists have spotted 20 small moons orbiting Saturn, pipping Jupiter as the planet with the most moons in the solar system — but there may be more moons that are yet to be discovered.
Scientists unveil 'complete' skull of key human ancestor
A renowned Ethiopian paleoanthropologist has called the finding a "game changer." Scientists believe the finding could close the gap between the oldest human ancestors and the species famously represented by Lucy.
Ebola becomes curable
An end of the Ebola Virus might have come as scientists are confirming reduced death rate after trial of two of four proposed drugs on patients in badly affected areas of DR Congo.
June 2019 broke global heat record: US agency
A US scientific agency has reported record-breaking temperatures in several regions across the globe, including Europe. Scientists have warned of the destabilizing effect of carbon emissions on Earth's climate.
Mystery whale found near Norway fuels Russian navy speculation
Norwegian fishermen found a beluga whale swimming through arctic waters wearing some sort of harness. Scientists linked the equipment to the Russian navy.
Scientists successfully print first 3D heart from human cells
Hope rises for heart transplant patients after ground-breaking innovation. In about a decade from now, scientists hope to have man-made hearts suitable for transplant into humans after scientists in Israel unveiled a 3D print of a heart, complete with tissues and vessels.
Dogs can sniff out seizures
French scientists say they have proof that dogs can pick up the smell of an epileptic seizure. The University of Rennes team hopes the findings could lead to ways to predict when people will have a seizure.
Scientists develop contraceptive jewelry to prevent pregnancies
Scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a novel form of birth control that's literally as simple as putting on an earring.