A new planet has been found orbiting within the habitable zone of Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Sun. This has triggered much media frenzy. However, many of the statements in the media take liberties with the evidence.
Patients with chronic brain injury are being helped with a pioneering technique: deep brain simulation. Tests have shown how the technique improves quality of life and functioning of people with severe disability.
Scientists Wednesday announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the star nearest our Sun, opening up the glittering prospect of a habitable world that may one day be explored by robots.
This year's sockeye salmon run in British Columbia's Fraser River was not expected to be a good one but it was expected to be better than it was. The run turned out to be the worst since late in the century before last.
Twenty-two months ago, NASA lost contact with its Stereo-B spacecraft during a routine 72-hour test.
The long silence ended on Sunday, when the probe — some 189 million miles away from Earth — finally said "hello" again to the space agency.
The Voynich manuscript has been locked away in a vault at Yale University for almost a half-century, its pages accessible to only a few, and its secrets still hidden in its undecipherable code.
Studies have taken place in Canada whereby magnetic bacteria are used to power nano-devices, to help ferry anti-cancer medicines to sites of tumors. Such devices offer faster and more precise drug delivery.
Barnacles cause considerable damage to ships. One way barnacles are attracted to the hulls of ships is through protein attraction. Understanding this interaction could help with new solutions, like special paints, to reduce the damage.
With more private spaceship traffic expected at the International Space Station in the coming years, two US astronauts embarked on a spacewalk Friday to install a special parking spot for them.