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Extroverts Could be a Liability on Trip to Mars, Study Says

Extroverts Could be a Liability on Trip to Mars, Study Says

A new study has revealed that while extroverts may thrive down on Earth in social situations, they could be a liability on a trip to Mars. Since NASA and other organizations are interested in sending humans to Mars, psychology researchers have been tasked in figuring out which personalities would work best for a long-term space trip. Read More »

36 years on, zombie ship to come home from space

36 years on, zombie ship to come home from space

Back in May, a group of engineers successfully managed to reestablish contact with NASA’s Vintage ISEE-3 Spacecraft satellite, overcoming numerous obstacles in the process. Now, the engineers responsible for taking control of ISEE-3 are hoping to bring the zombie satellite back home. If all goes as planned, engines will be firing up in a couple of weeks. Read More »

Arctic warming taking the edge off extreme winters, Study

Arctic warming taking the edge off extreme winters, Study

Cold winter temperatures have become less extreme through large swathes of Europe and North America as global warming has taken hold, according to new research. The study, published in Nature Climate Change, says this trend is likely to continue. It means that punishing winters, like the deep freeze which struck the US in early 2014, could be less frequent in ... Read More »

10 million year old fossil found in New Mexico (Video)

10 million year old fossil found in New Mexico

10 million-year-old prehistoric fossil has been discovered in New Mexico. This has created a sort of enthusiasm among wildlife officials in the state. Most of the scientific discoveries need hard work and sweating. But there are some that happen accidently. The case in point is the finding of a New Mexico reservoir by a group of unsuspecting campers. Initially the ... Read More »

Japan eel on species red list, Report

Japan eel on species red list, Report

A Japanese eel, which is an integral part of many dishes in the country’s restaurants, has been added to the endangered species list. Rich with vitamins and minerals, many believe that the eels help them stay in good health and maintain skin complexion. Read More »

Bee hive found inside boiler in Littleport (Photo)

Bee hive found inside boiler in Littleport

A heating engineer got the surprise of his life when he opened up a boiler – and was confronted by a swarm of 15,000 bees. Colin Burbridge, 45, was puzzled when his new boiler stopped working just five months after it was fitted in the kitchen of his engineering firm, M8trix Precision Engineering. He called somebody to the offices in ... Read More »