Over 90% of children are exposed to PM 2.5 concentrations that are above WHO guidelines, damaging their health throughout their life...
'Arrokoth', an icy rock, is believed to be a leftover from the solar system's early history and could hold clues to the origin of planets.
It can also help doctors monitor whether patients are taking the medicines prescribed to them.
They found that planets around inactive, or quiet stars are more likely to maintain life-sustaining liquid water
If the Runit Island Dome were to break, all of its 73,000 m3 of radioactive debris, including some plutonium-239 could seep into the Pacific with disastrous consequences
Among the 2,066 female participants, a staggering 92 percent said they are criticized much more than their male counterparts.
The findings are consistent with expectations that climate change will increase storm intensity, and major hurricanes will become even stronger in a warming world, says the research team
Mercury transits happen only about 13 times per century; The planet will visit again in 2032, though North Americans will have to wait until 2049 to witness the next one
The study addressed the myth that women do not thrive in the fields of science, mathematics, engineering, and medicine (STEM) due to biological deficiencies in math aptitude
Even if countries reduce their emissions and meet the Paris climate accord, there will be an estimated 19% drop in the number of penguin colonies
The study involving human heart cells that were cultured aboard International Space Station, shows that they can quickly adapt to the environment in which they are placed, including microgravity
Arctic sea ice reduction may allow pathogens infecting sea mammals to spread more regularly between the North Atlantic and North Pacific oceans, according to a study
California managed to be the largest agricultural producer in the US despite facing severe drought.
The images are of the Gale Crater, which is a 100-mile-wide ancient basin, where the rover is trying to dig up more evidence to show that a lake existed in the region.
Analysis of crimes near Universal Studios in Orlando shows that offences increased by 198% in neighborhoods within a mile of the park, which attracts over nine million visitors a year
"In 2020, for the first time, climate change will be a major topic in a US presidential election. I am hopeful this will stir the electorate to take decisive action and ultimately redouble US efforts to make the Paris Agreement successful," McCarthy, co-author of the study told MEA WorldWide (MEAWW)
According to the latest observations, the universe is 41 times more likely to be closed than flat but experts say more research is needed to prove that the findings are not a fluke.
Just 15 years of post-Paris Agreement emissions will lock in 20 centimeters of sea-level rise by 2300, equivalent to as much sea-level increase as seen over the entire 20th century, a new study revealed
An instrument on the spacecraft detected plasma density jump, confirming that it has entered the realm of the stars, say scientists
Midwest regions, including Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan, are likely to have their first snowfall of the year
Scientists developed a different approach to detect black holes of small mass by examining how a companion star moves in response to its gravity
This is the first time scientists have seen water from another planetary system
The O-type star behind the colorful spectacle, was captured by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California, and has been named Jack-o'-lantern Nebula
Those who identified as agender, genderqueer or non-binary, indicating that they identify as neither male or female, were mischaracterized 100% of the time.
In the US, nearly 40% live in coastal areas, and if emissions go unchecked, a large majority of Americans will be impacted by coastal flooding.
Switching to clean energy in high-carbon emission regions like Great Lakes and Upper Midwest can increase climate and health benefits four fold than in California.
Here are the top astronomy events of November 2019 to mark on your calendar
While the authorities are working on calming down the blaze that threatens approximately 90,000 buildings areas across the evacuation zone, the Centre and its prized works of art won't be affected and here's why.
Scientists compiled data from 12,315 protected areas across 152 countries and deduced that a majority of protected areas in every global region have seen increased human pressure over the years.
Hygiea's transition from an asteroid to a dwarf planet could be attributed to the discovery of Hygiea's shape
Calling the Army an 'environmental disaster', experts say the military is not an environment-friendly organization.
According to the researchers, relaxing energy policies are expected to increase emissions of both greenhouse gases and conventional air pollutants, which are known to react in the atmosphere to form ozone, a pollutant harmful to humans
Conventional farming is known to contribute around nine percent of overall greenhouse gas emissions both in the UK and US
The achievement could open up a lot of avenues, from helping design better and lighter spacecraft to creating more efficient batteries and fertilizers.
The common commercial tool 'underestimates' the health needs of black patients and wrongly determines that black patients are healthier than equally sick whites
While experts have not ruled out the presence of ice, they state that it was not needed to form the “long run-outs” analyzed on Martian landscape.
Earlier, scientists believed that most of the elements in the universe heavier than helium are created in stars
Researchers came up with a catalyst capable of breaking the tough bonds in plastics to produce high-quality liquid hydrocarbons, which could find use in motor oil, lubricants or waxes or further processed to make ingredients for detergents and cosmetics
Cost reductions and concerted government policy efforts are fuelling growth in the renewable energy sector
Experts say shrinking of the hole is due to warmer temperatures in the stratosphere.
The call is at least nine decibels (dB) louder than that of the piha, reaching volumes of 125 dB— a normal human voice is about 60 dB.
Researchers say that the problem is grave but unfortunately, there is no straight forward solution
Rupture of the mainshock terminated only a few kilometers from the major regional Garlock Fault; The fault has been relatively quiet for 500 years, but the strain placed on it by July's earthquake activity triggered it to start 'creeping,' and it has slipped 2 cm at the surface since July
They produce vibrations in the nearby ocean floor as strong as a 3.5 magnitude earthquake; Large continental shelves, ocean banks, and strong storms are the three necessary factors for stormquake generation
El Niño and La Niña, which influence weather patterns in the country are not expected to develop and it will be impacted by Arctic Oscillation.
Astronomers from UCLA came up with a unique method to determine the composition of rocks in certain exoplanets
The space agency will be telecasting the spacewalk on NASA TV and their website
They studied modern-day-ancestors of dinosaurs and fossil records to arrive at this conclusion
Gilbert V. Levin, who was the principal investigator on NASA Viking missions to Mars in the 1970s, recently said that he thinks life was discovered in the form of "microbial respiration" as early as 1976
Scientists at the Zackenberg Research Station who monitored changes in the Arctic for over two decades said 2018 saw a large part of the Arctic covered with an unusually large amount of snow