NASA will send two American astronauts to the International Space Station in May aboard...

NASA announced on Friday that a SpaceX rocket will send two American astronauts to the International Space Station on May 27, the...

NASA astronaut, Russian cosmonauts launch to the space station

Two Russian cosmonauts, Anatoli Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner, and NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy launched to the International Space Station from the Baikonur...

German coronavirus vaccine developer CureVac denies any U.S. bid

CureVac, the German biotech firm at the center of a row over alleged U.S. attempts to gain access to an experimental coronavirus...

Scientists: Climate Change Increased Risk of Australian Wildfires 30%

A new scientific study shows climate change was 30% more likely to have triggered the recent devastating bushfires in Australia.

Islamic organization announces 200,000 USD award for COVID-19 cure or vaccine

 The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) announced on Tuesday it will award 200,000 U.S. dollars for discoveries of COVID-19...

‘Mad Mike’ Hughes, daredevil who built a homemade steam rocket, dies in launch attempt

'Mad Mike' Hughes, daredevil who built a homemade steam rocket, dies in launch attempt

Global WHO forum on coronavirus to open in Geneva

A two-day global forum to discuss measures against the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), will begin...

WHO to convene global forum on coronavirus research on February 11-12

The World Health Organization (WHO) is planning to convene a global research and innovation forum to study the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on February 11-12....

Record-breaking US astronaut returns to Earth

NASA's Christina Koch returned to Earth safely Thursday having shattered the spaceflight record for female astronauts after almost a year aboard the International Space...

Organ donation: new technique can preserve human livers for a week

Human livers from organ donors can now be preserved for a week, researchers have revealed, a dramatic improvement on previous techniques, which could only...

Xinhua Headlines: World’s largest radio telescope starts formal operation

China completed commissioning of the world's largest and most sensitive radio telescope on Saturday, putting it into formal operation after a productive three-year trial. The...

China Focus: Chinese Alzheimer’s drug to undergo global clinical trials

An innovative Chinese Alzheimer's drug that hit the domestic market last week, will go through clinical trials on 2,000 patients overseas in 2020. The orally...

Google AI system could detect breast cancer at least as accurately as expert radiologists,...

A Google artificial intelligence system proved as good as expert radiologists at detecting which women had breast cancer The system was trained on...

European Planet-Studying Mission Launches from South America

A European spacecraft launched from South America Wednesday on a three-year mission to study planets in other solar systems. The Characterizing ExOPlanets Satellite (CHEOPS) mission...

Denman Glacier: Deepest point on land found in Antarctica

The deepest point on continental Earth has been identified in East Antarctica, under Denman Glacier. This ice-filled canyon reaches 3.5km (11,500ft) below sea level. Only...