06272017

SpaceX completes launch and landing double bill

Image copyright SPACEX Image caption Iridium has booked SpaceX for multiple missions that will leave Earth from the Vandenberg Air Force Base on the California [...]

Watched chimps change their hunting habits

Media captionNew insight into development of chimp hunting habits Chimpanzees in Uganda may have changed their hunting strategy in response to being watched by scientists. While studying the animals, researchers documented very [...]

Whale body size warning for species collapses

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption Sperm whales showed the biggest declines in body size from 1905 to 1985 The [...]

India genome plan could boost healthcare

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Global Gene Corp wants data from people in under-represented regions, starting with South Asia [...]

Queen’s Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

Image copyright Orbital Access Image caption Artwork: A number of companies are looking to develop low-cost air-launch systems [...]

The power of a billion: India’s genomics revolution

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Global Gene Corp wants data from people in under-represented regions, starting with South Asia [...]

Queen’s Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

Image copyright Orbital Access Image caption Artwork: A number of companies are looking to develop low-cost air-launch systems [...]

Why suitcases rock and fall over – puzzle solved

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Speeding up, rather than slowing down, may prevent the suitcase flipping over It’s [...]

Queen’s Speech: Plan aims to secure space sector

Image copyright Orbital Access Image caption Artwork: A number of companies are looking to develop low-cost air-launch systems [...]

Europe selects grand gravity mission

Image copyright Airbus DS Image caption Artwork: LISA envisages three spacecraft linked by laser arms that are 2.5 million km in length [...]