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Space travel can accelerate Alzheimer’s

New research has discovered that long journeys in space can increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The study was funded by NASA and aimed to invest…

Fisherman catches shark eating other shark

A remarkable photo of a shark attempting to eat another shark has gone viral since appearing on-line. The picture was taken off Kaiteriteri Beach near…

Could pandas help us to tackle superbugs ?

Scientists have discovered that Giant Pandas could be a rich new source of antibiotic medications. Efforts have been underway for years to save pandas…

Top science breakthroughs of 2012

This year’s achievements range from the discovery of the Higgs boson to Curiosity landing on Mars. 2012 has been a good year for scientific advancemen…

Japanese man is world’s oldest person

Jiroemon Kimura is officially the oldest living human being at an incredible 115 years of age. Born in 1897, Mr. Kimura has lived through more than a …

Huge viking vessel to be shown at museum

An enormous long boat uncovered in 1996 at Roskilde is the largest Viking vessel ever discovered. Dating back over 1,000 years and measuring 118ft lon…

Ultramassive black holes discovered

The new class of black hole is so large that it has an equivalent mass of up to 40 billion suns. It has long been believed that supermassive black hol…

Comet Ison will be ‘brighter than the Moon’

A comet due to pass close to the Earth in 2013 is expected to provide a rare and spectacular display. The comet was only recently discovered by two Ru…

Turtle experiment reveals dark discovery

A student investigating ways to help turtles cross the road has revealed the dark side of human nature. For the experiment student Nathan Weaver place…

Schoolboy finds bomb with metal detector

Sonny Cater found more than be bargained for when he took his metal detector to a field near his home. Using nothing more than a £30 National Geograph…