Nimira Sweet

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Neanderthals bred with modern humans, study confirms

Advanced genetic analysis and statistical modeling have confirmed that early humans mated with Neanderthals.<p>Mating between modern humans and their …

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Drunkenly Wobbling Planets Could Make Good Homes For Humans

A drunken planet that’s reeling all over the place could actually be a better place for life to spring up, according to a new modelling study.<p>Astronomers at the University of Washington, Weber State University and NASA have found that a fluctuating tilt in a planet’s orbit doesn’t stop the world …

Nasa Kepler telescope discovers planet believed to be most Earth-like yet found

A newly discovered planet may be the most Earth-like yet found in another solar system, scientists believe.<p>Kepler-186f is almost the same size as the Earth and occupies its star's "habitable zone" where temperatures are mild enough to allow liquid surface water.<p>If the planet has lakes or oceans, it …

The best science and technology pictures of the week

The most impressive images this week from science, tech and health, including a blood red Moon in Brazil and the latest thing in camel racing – robot jockeys.<p><b>More galleries</b><p>Volcanic plumes and home-made tanks<p>Foggy landings and robot tackles<p>Space suit test and peeking penguins<p>Ocean secrets and the …

Kepler Telescope Discovers Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

A nearly Earth-size planet orbits in a star's habitable zone, detected by NASA astronomers.<p>Red sunshine, seas, and maybe aliens? Scientists analyzing data from NASA's Kepler Space Telescope today report the closest thing yet to another Earth, a world in a habitable orbit around a red dwarf star …