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Researchers practice living on Mars - without leaving Earth

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 10:15

For the past four months, a team of researchers have been living in a mockup Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano practicing isolated living on the Red Planet.

New insights into shark`s life revealed

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 13:30

Instruments strapped onto and ingested by sharks are revealing novel insights into how it swims, eats and lives.

Radical climate change just around the corner, will hit tropics first

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 10:48

Earth may experience a radically different climate already within 34 years, forever changing life as we know it.

Planet found floating without star in space

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 08:36

Astronomers said they have found a lonely planet outside the solar system floating alone in space and not orbiting a star.

Scientists create glow-in-the-dark rabbits

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 08:33

Scientists have produced a litter of ordinary-looking rabbits but with a twist - they glow green in the dark!

Young stars point way for exoplanet search

Last Updated: Thursday, November 15, 2012, 09:06

A Lowell astronomer and her collaborators have identified 144 young targets for exoplanet searches, with 20 very strong candidates.

3-D models of merging galaxy clusters created

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 12:25

Astronomers have developed a technique that allows them to map collisions of giant galaxy clusters in three dimensions.

How Easter Island statues were erected

Last Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012, 17:33

The massive stones heads on Easter Island were simply ‘walked’ by the island’s native inhabitants, a new theory has suggested.

Whales can adjust their hearing: Study

Last Updated: Sunday, May 20, 2012, 15:18

Scientists have discovered that whales can adjust their hearing to navigate and hunt better.

False killer whales can adjust their hearing sensitivity

Last Updated: Friday, May 18, 2012, 14:20

Sound plays a key role in the world of whales and dolphins – they hunt and navigate by listening for echoes.

World’s largest telescope in Hawaii

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 09:16

The University of Hawaii will build the world`s largest telescope at Mauna Kea`s summit.