NASA’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of methane on Mars so far, fueling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas released by microbial Martians buried deep under the surface.
An underground chamber discovered accidentally by road workers appears to be the site of the earliest Christian royal burial ever found in Britain, archeologists say, calling it the Anglo-Saxon equivalent of King Tutankhamun’s tomb.
Researchers from the University of Liverpool identified a genetic variant that could improve the safety and effectiveness of corticosteroids, drugs that are used to treat a range of common and rare conditions including asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Breakthrough research from The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) and The University of Vermont (UVM) could lead to a dramatic reduction in the cost and energy consumption of high-speed internet connections.
As the intrepid space probe prepares to carry out the ‘farthest exploration in the history of mankind’, experts are not sure how many rocks they will be studying with the possibility the target is hiding a moon.