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New Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

New Mars rover named after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin

A British-made rover that will set off for Mars next year in search for signs of life was named Thursday after DNA pioneer Rosalind Franklin.

'Inkjet' solar panels poised to revolutionise green energy

'Inkjet' solar panels poised to revolutionise green energy

What if one day all buildings could be equipped with windows and facades that satisfy the structure's every energy need, whether rain or shine?

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

Total lunar eclipse on Jan 20-21 will be last until 2022

People in North and South America, a large part of Europe and Africa may get a glimpse of a total lunar eclipse overnight from January 20 to 21, the last such event until 2022.

China scientist claims world's first gene-edited babies

China scientist claims world's first gene-edited babies

A scientist in China claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies, in a potentially ground-breaking and controversial medical first.

China, France launch satellite to study climate change

China, France launch satellite to study climate change

China sent its first ever satellite built in partnership with another country into space on Monday, a device tasked with helping scientists better predict dangerous cyclones and climate change ...

Implant helps paralysed man walk again

Implant helps paralysed man walk again

Five years after he was paralysed in a snowmobile accident, a man in the US has learned to walk again aided by an electrical implant, in a potential breakthrough for spinal injury sufferers.

New Canadian envoy tours CNA-Q state-of-the-art facilities

New Canadian envoy tours CNA-Q state-of-the-art facilities

Canada’s new ambassador to Qatar Stefanie McCollum made her first official visit to the College of the North Atlantic-Qatar (CNA-Q) on Sunday.

Qatar Shell, CNA-Q conclude STEM Summer Camp

Qatar Shell, CNA-Q conclude STEM Summer Camp

Qatar Shell partnered with College of the North Atlantic - Qatar (CNA-Q) to offer a "first-of-its-kind" summer camp to engage high school students in applied, technical education within STEM ...

Revenge of a forgotten medical 'genius'

Revenge of a forgotten medical 'genius'

It's not an uncommon fate for a pioneering scientist: languishing unrecognised in his time before dying in obscurity. But as his 200th birthday approaches, the life-saving work of a Hungarian obstetrician is finally getting its due.

Time travellers welcome at Hawking's memorial service

Time travellers welcome at Hawking's memorial service

The public ballot for tickets to Professor Stephen Hawking's thanksgiving service opened Saturday -- with visitors from the future welcome to apply.

104-yr-old Australian commits assisted suicide in Switzerland: foundation

104-yr-old Australian commits assisted suicide in Switzerland: foundation

A 104-year-old Australian scientist who travelled to Switzerland to end his life committed assisted suicide on Thursday, the foundation which helped him die said.

104-year-old Australian breaks into joyful song as he awaits death

104-year-old Australian breaks into joyful song as he awaits death

A 104-year-old Australian scientist burst into song Wednesday as he told a roomful of journalists that he was looking forward to finally being allowed to end his life.