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    Here are the most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates out there

    Home News (Image: © Westend61 via Getty Images) Editor's Note: This story was updated on Nov. 25.Using materials from weakened cold viruses to snippets of genetic code,...

    Arecibo radio telescope, damaged beyond repair, seen from space

    Home News Satellites spotted gashes in the damaged Arecibo Observatory, which is set to be decommissioned by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).The 57-year-old radio telescope...

    Spacecraft with precious asteroid cargo is almost home after 3 billion-mile trek

    Home News The Hayabusa2 craft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu on Feb. 22, 2019. (Image: © JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya...

    The world’s newest monkey species was found in a lab, not on an expedition

    Home News The Popa langur (Trachypithecus popa) is named after the sacred Mount Popa, which holds the largest population of the species with just over...

    Best microscopes for kids 2020

    Home News (Image: © JGI/Tom Grill via Getty Images) If your curious kid is already developing a fascination for science (and exploring the world around them), having...

    Shining light on the Sun’s source of power

    Scientists working with $AU60 million instrument in Italy have found a new class of neutrinos coming from the Sun that confirms, as has long...

    Wheat and barley are incredibly diverse

    The grains we use for bread and beer have thousands of years of history. Now, researchers are one step closer to understanding their diversity. Two...

    There’s more than one way to grow a beak

    A new fossil discovered on the ever-surprising island of Madagascar suggests ancient Mesozoic bird beaks and faces were more diverse and evolved differently than...

    The evolution of an aggressive tumour

    Australia’s iconic Tasmanian Devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is particularly prone to a cancer that spreads through biting, causes large welts on the marsupial’s face, and...

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    Here are the most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates out there

    Home News (Image: © Westend61 via Getty Images) Editor's Note: This story was updated on Nov. 25.Using materials from weakened cold viruses to snippets of genetic code,...

    Arecibo radio telescope, damaged beyond repair, seen from space

    Home News Satellites spotted gashes in the damaged Arecibo Observatory, which is set to be decommissioned by the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF).The 57-year-old radio telescope...

    Spacecraft with precious asteroid cargo is almost home after 3 billion-mile trek

    Home News The Hayabusa2 craft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu on Feb. 22, 2019. (Image: © JAXA, University of Tokyo, Kochi University, Rikkyo University, Nagoya...