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Water discovered for first time in atmosphere of habitable exoplanet

Paris - Water has been discovered for the first time in the atmosphere of an exoplanet with Earth-like temperatures that could support life as we know it, scientists revealed Wednesday.

Australian men live longer than any other group of males

New data analysis reveals that Australian men are now living longer than any other group of males in the world. The data has been normalized for historical mortality conditions.

January 6 is the worst day for accidents and fatalities

Thinking of going out on January 6 this year or any year? You might be better staying in. Statistics show you are more likely to die on January 6 than any other day of the year.

Has quantum artificial life been created?

A model of quantum artificial life on a quantum computer has been developed. This could mean, in the future, machine learning, artificial intelligence and artificial life will be combined on a quantum scale.

Evidence of earliest life on Earth disputed

Paris - When Australian scientists presented evidence in 2016 of life on Earth 3.7 billon years ago -- pushing the record back 220 million years -- it was a big deal, influencing even the search for life on Mars.

Life thrives deep within the Earth — A journey into the Kidd Mine

Toronto - A short drive north of Timmons, Ontario, Canada is the world's oldest copper and zinc mine. The gaping pit is 100 meters (324 feet) across and up to 10,000 feet (3,300 meters) deep. But the mine holds a secret not many people know about.

'Frozen in time': Diana's tragic fairytale

London - From her engagement to Prince Charles as a shy teenager to her roles as doting mother, humanitarian and global celebrity, Diana's turbulent life still captivates people around the world.

Review: New on DVD for June 27 Special

This week’s releases include a sci-fi movie rooted in realism; a sequel that rivals the original; an enticing thriller; an auteur’s first feature; and a classic comedy collection.

Essential Science: Planets close to dim stars may support life

The question of whether life exists on other planets in the depths of our galaxy continues to intrigue people. If we are to find out that we are alone in the universe then examining planets orbiting dim red stars might provide the answer.

Review: ‘Life’ draws from similar past experiences Special

‘Life’ is a conventional but entertaining sci-fi movie in which a space crew is hunted by a newly discovered alien species that could threaten the human race.

New focal point for looking for life on Mars

Houston - Is there life on Mars? The question these days is more ‘has there ever been life on Mars?’ In the search for past life (probably bacterial), scientists have selected a new ‘hot spot’ on the planet to investigate.

Essential Science: Saturn’s moon contains an underground ocean

Reviewing data from the Cassini spacecraft, astrophysicists think there’s a strong chance that the Saturnian satellite Dione contains a vast underground ocean.

iPhone app to encourage Americans to become organ donors

San Francisco - Apple has announced that the next version of iPhone software will carry a promotion for organ donation in the United States in a bid to help save lives.

Global life expectancy up five years since 2000: WHO

Geneva - Global life expectancy increased by five years between 2000 and 2015, the World Health Organization said Thursday, crediting progress in Africa against HIV, AIDS and malaria.

Trial attempts to reverse brain death

Can brain death be reversed? This may sound the stuff of science fiction, but some leading biotechnology companies have been given the go ahead to run an experiment.

Japanese prefer to study English in Philippines than in U.S., UK

Expensive tuition fees and high cost of living in the United States and the United Kingdom have prompted many Japanese to choose the Philippines to study English.

Foreign workers in Japan to reach 1 million this year

Tokyo - Japan has recorded a huge increase in the number of foreign workers, expecting the figure to reach one million this year.

Speculation grows about NASA's big Mars announcement today

Washington - Wild speculation continues online over what NASA plans to announce today concerning what has been discovered about Mars, the fourth planet from the sun.

Could there be life on the amazing and mysterious Pluto?

The data coming in from the New Horizons spacecraft's mission to Pluto proves that the Universe is, if nothing else, full of surprises.

Samsung says it can double mobile battery life with graphene

Samsung has announced it has successfully doubled the capacity of the Li-ion batteries used in modern electronics such as mobile phones, tablets and laptops. It is achieved by using a new composite material in the cathodes, made of graphene.

NASA chief says we'll discover alien life in 10 to 20 years

A top NASA scientist has announced that we are on the verge of finding alien life. The view from the space agency experts is that it is not a question of if, but when we will discover it and that could be quite soon.

Alien life on Saturn's moon, Enceladus, much more likely

New data from NASA's Cassini mission to explore Saturn and its moons has scientists excited. The agency's space probe has just found conditions on the planet's moon, Enceladus, which makes the discovery of alien life there far more probable.

Life may exist on Titan, but not like anything we know

A team of scientists from Cornell University believe that oxygen-free, methane-based life forms could exist on Titan. Such life forms would be unlike anything we know on Earth and live in conditions, which nothing in our biosphere could endure.

There's a village where dementia patients can lead a normal life

There is a Dutch village that allows those with dementia to live normal lives, while at the same time receiving proper care.

Dwarf planet is possible new source of life in our solar system

A potential new source of alien life in our own solar system will be explored by a NASA probe in March 2015. Scientists think that the so-called "dwarf planet," Ceres, could have the right conditions for life to exist and may even be habitable for humans.

First 'spark of life' recreated by scientists

Using a superpower laser, scientists have for the first time recreated the process which probably kick started life on Earth.

Obesity linked to shorter life

Montreal - A new study, based on modeling predictions, suggests that excess body weight — obesity — can decrease one’s life expectancy by nearly 10 years.

Philae finds organic matter on comet

Philae, the sophisticated comet lander, only maintained active life for a few days. However, it has confirmed what many had suspected: organic molecules are present on the surface of the comet.

Celebs praise pet adoption: Cuddly love, kindness and support

It is so important to remember that one should give back to the furry members of society by adopting a pet in need of someone to love. Celebrities have long been using their status to help in the efforts of getting pets adopted.

100-year-old woman sees the ocean for the first time in her life

Just a few weeks before turning 101, Ruby Holt took a trip to the beach and saw the ocean for the first time in her life.
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