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Delegates at the Cites meeting in Johannesburg have defeated an attempt to set up a process to resume sales of ivory.
Scientists extract fossil proteins - some of biological tissue's building blocks - in a 3.8 million year-old ostrich eggshell.
This is the first nonmammal to display drug-seeking behavior, researchers said.
There is new evidence that plumes of water erupt through the icy surface of Jupiter’s moon Europa.
Japanese researchers have found a protein in tardigrade cells that confers an ability to tolerate doses of radiation that would kill most other animals.
Nasa says jets of water spotted spurting from Jupiter's moon, Europa, take them a step closer to finding out if there is life in space.
As the European Space Agency prepares to bring its most ambitious mission to an end, data gathered by the spacecraft will help scientists understand how Earth and other planets formed.
One group of researchers revealed a step toward identifying in the brain a biomarker linked to the disease; another found elevated levels of tau proteins in blood samples.
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A different, hotter pasteurization process helps explain why organic milk has a longer shelf life than the other stuff.
Further evidence has been obtained to show that Jupiter's icy moon Europa throws jets of water out into space.
The spacecraft is to end its 12-year pursuit of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on Friday. Here is what the European Space Agency mission found out.
A NASA flying laboratory is using a specially designed sensor in a search for answers about what is killing large sections of the world’s coral reefs.
Exxon Mobil says it’s not possible to predict how climate change will affect its business. A bill in Congress says it shouldn’t be asked to.
The measure would be a major step in reducing the effect of an often-overlooked contributor to climate change: greenhouse gas emissions from overseas flights.
Private company SpaceX has carried out its first test of the Raptor rocket engine designed to send humans to Mars.
A "colossal" wasp nest the size of a "barrel" with a 1.4m tunnel attached is found in an attic.
China’s Geely auto group has become the main sponsor behind the British Bloodhound supersonic car project, enabling an assault on the land speed record.
When the leader of a homing pigeon flock goes the wrong way, the flock still finds its way home.
When a leader tries to take a flock in the wrong direction, homing pigeons still find the right way home.