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We Can Now Harness The Tardigrade's Strangest Superpower - And Give It to Other Organisms

Turn them into living glass.<p>Tiny tardigrades - also known as water bears and moss piglets - have many strange properties, including being able to …

Biology

NASA's Found a Lost Spacecraft Orbiting Our Moon

Lost in space.<p>An Indian spacecraft that lost contact with Earth eight years ago has been rediscovered orbiting the Moon.<p>NASA's Earth-based radars …

Astronomers Have Investigated a Weird, Isolated Planet-Like Object

Spoiler: They're still not sure what it is.<p>Back in 2012, astronomers spotted a perplexing isolated object in our galactic neighbourhood - an object …

This NASA hot-fire engine test video will blow you away

NASA's RS-25 engine is an absolute beast. The space agency posted a 360-degree video last week showing the engine during a hot-fire test in Mississippi on February 22. The engine kicks in like an angry dragon, sending smoke, fire and water flying hard enough to completely cover one of the camera …

What if fast radio bursts were powering alien starships?

One of the weirdest phenomena astronomers have run across in the past decade is something called "fast radio bursts" -- millisecond-long flashes of radio signals that don't have an obvious source.<p>Possible causes include exploding black holes, magnetars and hypothetical blitzars. Harvard scientists …

How we know that climate change is happening—and that humans are causing it

It's a matter of how, not if<p>“People come to Asheville to retire,” says Deke Arndt, “and data comes to Asheville to retire, too.”<p>He should know. Arndt and his colleagues sit atop a vast trove of current and historical climate data—data so valuable, it’s protected by multiple failsafes and even …

Climate Change

Superhero Plan to Time Travel in Large Hadron Collider Isn't Sci-Fi

There’s something familiar about the time machine in the latest Justice League/Power Rangers crossover comic: In the latest issue of the series, the …

Scientists rewrote the DNA of an entire species

Biologists designed a new type of yeast from scratch. Now, they want to bring it to life.<p>In just a few years, scientists will unveil a creature whose every letter of DNA was written by a human being. It will be a yeast cell with a fully designer genome, and biological capabilities seen nowhere else …

Hart: I'm not wanted at Manchester City

The Torino keeper says he cannot see a way back for him at the Etihad after being sent out on loan by Pep Guardiola in August<p>Joe Hart believes he is "surplus to requirements" at Manchester City and cannot foresee a return to his parent club.<p>The 29-year-old England goalkeeper joined Torino on a …

Barcelona are a gift from God - this was a divine, awe-inspiring act

Barcelona remind us why football is the world’s greatest sport. Their awe-inspiring victory over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last 16 …

How scientists created time crystals - a new and strange state of matter

Once thought impossible, scientists have now created time crystals in the laboratory.<p>Rodrigo Ledesma-Aguilar, <i>Northumbria University, Newcastle</i><p>Some of …

'Lost continent' found under Mauritius | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Found -- one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination.<p>It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent.<p>The lava-covered piece of …

Two Galaxies Got Into a Fight and the Result Was Breathtaking

A long time ago in two galaxies far, far away, there was quite the kerfuffle. New research suggests that about 200 million years ago, the Large …

London Welsh kicked out of professional rugby by RFU

• Club removed from Championship after financial issues<br>• ‘Participation in the league untenable,’ says RFU<p>London Welsh have been removed from English rugby’s professional ranks and will immediately forfeit their place in the Championship.<p>The Rugby Football Union has declared the club’s position in …

Arsenal given early boost ahead of their Champions League showdown against Bayern Munich

The Chilean international was forced off with the injury on Friday.<p>Bayern are yet to decide when he will return to first-team training.<p>Bayern Munich …

India drawn with Sri Lanka for 2017 ICC Women's World Cup qualifiers

The top four teams from the tournament will qualify for the World Cup to be played in June and July this year.<p>Mithali Raj-led Indian women’s cricket …

Granit Xhaka of Arsenal accused of racially abusing staff member at Heathrow Airport

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has been interviewed by police after being accused of racially abusing a member of staff at Heathrow Airport on Monday night – little over 24 hours after he had been sent off in his team’s victory over Burnley.<p>The incident completed a remarkable sequence of …

Tiger Woods eyes Masters win, Jack Nicklaus’ majors mark

Tiger returns this week at Torrey Pines, but he’s already thinking about Augusta.<p>Tiger Woods may be making his long-awaited official return to the PGA Tour this week at Torrey Pines but the 14-time major winner, as is his habit, has Augusta on his mind.<p>Woods, who will jet to the Middle East for …

Data shows that male animals are not naturally promiscuous, nor are females naturally reticent

It's a commonplace that in the natural world, males attempt to mate with multiple females, while females attempt to entice males into being …

Scientists Have a Plan to Bring Back The Caspian Tiger, Which Has Been Extinct For 50 Years

It's not too late.<p>Caspian tigers were some of the largest cats ever to roam the Earth, but they went extinct in the 1960s. Now, some scientists want …

Scientists Made Graphene Carry an Electrical Current With Zero Resistance

Graphene Breakthrough<p>Since the discovery of this wonder material in 2004, scientists have theorized that graphene could function as a superconductor. …

This is the closest-ever photo of a 'wavemaker moon' that hides out in Saturn's rings

While trucks across the northwestern US pushed around snow this week, a Mount Everest-size rock near Saturn continued a multicentury effort of clearing its own lane in the planet's expansive disc of icy rings.<p>On Monday, the nuclear-powered Cassini spacecraft flew by the moonlet, called Daphnis, …

Astronomy

How scientists actually could bring dinosaurs back to life

On Jan. 6, 2000, a wild mountain goat named Celia was crushed to death by a falling tree on the cliffs of the Spanish Pyrenees — thus beginning her …

Lionel Messi, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, More Named in France Football 2015 XI

Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo have taken their place in <i>France Football's</i> best XI of 2015. The publication previously used to select the winner of the Ballon d'Or before it was merged with FIFA's best world player accolade.<p><i>Sport</i> reported on Wednesday that Ronaldo was the only Real …