Over the years, scientists have identified dams, pollution and vessel noise as causes of the troubling decline of the Pacific Northwest’s resident killer whales. Now, they may have found a new and more surprising culprit: pink salmon.
Scientists identify another possible threat to orcas
Scientists have discovered a defect in the engines of Russia’s new flagship heavy-lift space rocket that could destroy it in flight, an apparent setback to a project President Vladimir Putin has said is vital for national security.
Russia's new heavy-lift rocket has critical defect
Scientists now have an idea of how an ancient creature likely moved thanks to a nearly 300-million-year-old fossilized skeleton and a set of well-preserved footprints.
Researchers use robot to recreate movement of 290-million-old creature
A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube around it as it moves toward its goal.
Bacteria-inspired Swiss microbot will be able to deliver drugs inside human body
Over the past 290 million years, the number of asteroids colliding with Earth and the Moon has increased, and the collisions occur two to three times more often than in the previous 700 million years.
Asteroids crashing into earth twice as often as before
Saturn's rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to research published Thursday based on findings from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.
Saturn's rings younger than planet itself
In a major move aimed at grooming young scientists and boost Space research and development in the country, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced on Friday plans that it will undertake in 2019 to achieve the same.
ISRO announces programs to groom new generation of scientists
A rocket carrying a satellite on a mission to deliver the world's first artificial meteor shower blasted into space on Friday, Japanese scientists said.
Japan satellite blasts into space to deliver artificial meteors
Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one.
Total lunar eclipse to meet supermoon Sunday night
In a major move aimed at grooming young scientists and boost Space research and development in the country, Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced on Friday plans that it will undertake in 2019 to achieve the same.
ISRO announces programs to groom new generation of scientists

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