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An 81-year-old midnight snapper was confirmed as oldest tropical reef fish after checking all age-related research published in scientific literature
An international team of scientists looked at how the shapes and orientations of the bones responsible for the movement of thumbs co-vary. This covers how the changes in shape or orientation in one bone might be reflected in changes in shape or orientation in another.
Solovyov raised concern about the longevity of the International Space Station (ISS) as certain components have been damaged and could not be replaced
Scientists have learned how predatory dinosaurs got so big by cutting into fossils and examining growth rings
Researchers warn of years of drought, as ‘more rain does not mean more water’
Lower levels of empathy and compassion, smaller social networks, and sleep disturbances are consistent predictors of loneliness across all age groups
Ambient air pollution accounts for thousands of deaths every year in Arab region
Model predicts efficiency of solar photovoltaic cells, costs of manufacturing
Previous research claimed half of world’s beaches could become extinct over course of 21st Century
By involving second stage of desorption and condensation, as well as readily available adsorbent materials, new device’s output has been significantly increased
Long-term development to be achieved with improvement of profitability, efficiency in agriculture
Innovative method contributed to new cancer therapies and curing inherited diseases
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced, on Tuesday, that half of this year’s prize will go to the British physicist Roger Penrose, 89, for his mathematical work in 1965 showing how black holes are formed.
UK-US discovery allowed for rapid development of antiviral drugs
Study shows that least fit should be offered treatments to help bridge gap in survival rates between older and younger women
Total of 270 billion DNA bases were fed into software tools to construct de novo assembly of a modern Egyptian genome
Study analyzed genetic data from over 1.7 million people, identifying 41 genetic variants linked with being left-handed, and 7 with being ambidextrous.
Domestic horses were thought to have been introduced into Transcaucasia, Anatolia around 2000 BCE
Alamein’s 150k cbm/day desalination plant has been inaugurated as first phase to offset water scarcity
Emissions from road-surfacing material may exert greater impact as urban areas expand and climate change increases temperatures
Droplet dispersion visualisations show cloth, surgical masks are more effective than clear plastic face shields
Older age, obesity, pre-existing medical conditions increase pregnant women’s risk of more serious symptoms related to virus
Neuralink was founded in 2016 and funded primarily by Elon Musk to develop a new kind of interface technology between the human brain and computing devices.
Southeast Asian tropical forests contain higher above ground carbon densities to others
Part of nose responsible for smelling could also be place where coronavirus gains foothold in body, study finds
Communities in ancient Arabia and North America have been found to have invented fluting independently
Faba beans are rich in vitamins, could be exported to countries that consume it as food, says FAO officer
An experimental COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Fauci’s agency and biotechnology company Moderna, known as mRNA-1273, started phase 3 clinical trial
Perseverance mission is completing a health assessment on spacecraft and is working to return spacecraft to a nominal configuration for its journey to Mars
NASA said Mars rover also ferries a 1.8-kg helicopter to the surface of Mars, marking it the first aircraft to fly in a controlled way on another planet.