Lucinda Bolinger

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This revolutionary new paper battery is powered by bacteria

Binghamton University researchers just developed a new type of battery that could revolutionize microelectronics – and it’s made from a single sheet …

Clean Energy

Mayflower to set sail again 400 years after Pilgrim Fathers landed in America

The ship which took the Pilgrim Fathers from Plymouth harbour to the New World will sail again to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Europe’s first colony in America.<p>Experts in augmented reality are planning to recreate the ship, timber by timber, so that it will be possible to walk around the …

Sailing

These climate change truths are much worse than inconvenient

THE EARTH’S natural systems are so complex that it can be hard to prove links between specific instances of extreme weather and the long-term shifting of global temperatures that humans are causing. But that does not suggest there are no links, or that warming is not happening. In fact, experts are …

Climate Change

Radio City Rockette Talks Turmoil Over Trump Inauguration

"Doing this would cause trauma for some people," says dancer<p>A member of the Radio City Rockettes discussed the turmoil that's enveloped the famed …

Donald Trump

On The Enduring Power Of David Bowie's Parting Gift

December is the time of year when music critics go back through all the albums of the past 12 months and rank them. This year, there's one artist who appears on nearly everyone's list, but isn't around to hear the praise.<p>David Bowie's <i>Blackstar</i>, released in January, turned out to be the pop icon's …

David Bowie

Rare Rothschild’s giraffe calf born on Boxing Day at Chester Zoo

A rare Rothschild’s giraffe calf was born on Boxing Day at Chester Zoo.<p>The six-feet-tall youngster, which is yet to be sexed or named, arrived to first time mother Tula and father Meru at around 7am and was up on its feet just minutes later.<p>Rothschild’s giraffes are one of the most endangered …

Tibetan Plateau Discovery Shows Humans May Be Tougher Than We Thought

The first humans venturing onto the Tibetan Plateau, often called the “roof of the world,” faced one of the most brutal environments our species can …

Anthropology

Hugh Jackman Reveals a New Poster for LOGAN - "Sunset"

'We must never repeat the horrors of war': Shinzo Abe makes pledge at Pearl Harbor

In an historic moment, the Japanese prime minister stood next to Barack Obama at the USS Arizona Memorial and offered ‘everlasting condolences’<p>As the Japanese and American flags stood side by side, fluttering in gusty trade winds, Shinzo Abe – the first sitting Japanese prime minister to visit the …

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING International TV Spot

Molecular Biology

Barack Obama Beats Donald Trump as Most Admired Man of 2016

For the ninth year in a row, respondents to a Gallup poll ranked Barack Obama as the most admired man in America.<p>Among women, Hillary Clinton was the …

Proxima Centauri Orbits Alpha Centauri Pair, Astronomers Conclude 100 Years After Red Dwarf’s Discovery

Are the three stars that constitute the Alpha Centauri star system — Alpha Centauri A, B, and Proxima Centauri — part of one gravitationally-bound …

Science can’t be driven by ideology: Why you should be worried about Donald Trump’s climate change search

Fears of a purge have been raised at the Department of Energy. But what happens when science conflicts with belief?<p>President-elect Trump has called global warming “bullshit” and a “Chinese hoax.” He has promised to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate treaty and to “bring back coal,” the world’s …

Photos: Incredible New Species Discovered in 2016

Photo Credit: Jürgen Otto<p>Slide 1 of 21<p>New species<p>Would you like to cross paths with a hairy tarantula from Colombia or a Thai newt that looks like a …

Paleontology

Widespread ‘Gray Zone’ Of Speciation Revealed In New Study

It may be hard to believe, but all the birds you see in the world today — from the tiny sparrow to the giant vulture — descended from a group of …

Top Fossils of 2016

Our team of palaeontologists pick their favourite fossil discoveries of the year, from dinosaur tails in amber to smelly squid<p>It’s been one asteroid-impactor of a year, and most of us can’t wait for 2016 to go extinct. But it’s not been all bad: for palaeontologists there were some knock-out …