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Nobel Prize for Chemistry: Lindahl, Modrich and Sancar Win for DNA Research

The Nobel prize in chemistry has been awarded to Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar for their research into the mechanisms that cells use to repair DNA.

07 Oct 2015,

Neutrino 'Flip' Wins Physics Nobel Prize

The discovery that neutrinos switch between different "flavours" has won the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics.

06 Oct 2015,

3 Scientists Share Nobel Prize for Medicine for Work on Parasitic Diseases

The Nobel Prize for medicine has been jointly awarded this year to three scientists for their work on parasitic diseases.

06 Oct 2015,

Mars Has Flowing Liquid Water, NASA Confirms

NASA has confirmed the existence of flowing liquid salty water on Mars, fueling the possibility of life on the Red Planet.

29 Sep 2015,

SpaceX's Failed Mission: What We Know

SpaceX's latest attempt to bring supplies to the International Space Station failed after its vessel, Dragon, exploded shortly after it launched in Florida Sunday morning.

29 Jun 2015,

Landing on a Comet, a Mission Aims to Unlock the Mysteries of Earth

In a technological feat that gives scientists their first opportunity to dig into a remnant of the early solar system, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission successfully placed a small spacecraft on the surface of a speeding comet on Wednesday.

13 Nov 2014,

Rocket Headed to International Space Station Blows Up Seconds After Liftoff

An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad on Virginia's eastern seaboard on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.

29 Oct 2014,

CPE 2014 : Découvrez les Questionnaires de Français et des Sciences

C’est parti pour les examens du Certificate of Primary Education (CPE). 23 829 écoliers prennent part à ces examens de fin de cycle primaire, qui ont débuté mardi 14 octobre avec les épreuves de français et des sciences.

14 Oct 2014,

2 Americans, a German Win Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Two Americans and a German won the Nobel Prize in chemistry this year for their work on optical microscopy that has opened up our understanding of molecules by allowing us to see how they work close up.

10 Oct 2014,

American and 2 Japanese Physicists Share Nobel for Work on LED Lights

Three physicists have been awarded the Nobel Prize for revolutionizing the way the world is lighted.

08 Oct 2014,

Nobel Prize in Medicine Is Awarded to Three Who Discovered Brain’s ‘Inner GPS’

A British-American scientist and a pair of Norwegian researchers were awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for discovering “an inner GPS in the brain” that enables virtually all creatures to navigate their surroundings.

07 Oct 2014,

Footage Released of China Jade Rabbit Moon Landing

Chinese state television releases video of the Chang'e-3 space probe crash landing on the moon

17 Dec 2013,

Hope Still for 'Dead' Comet Ison

Comet Ison, or some part of it, may have survived its encounter with the Sun, say scientists.

30 Nov 2013,

Video of the Day: CERN

Explore CERN inside by Google

26 Nov 2013,

India Races To Space With a Mission to Mars

India launched its first unmanned mission to Mars on Tuesday as it tries to join a select group of countries that have managed to land spacecraft on the Red Planet.

07 Nov 2013,

The Science of Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone (and Why You Should)

You've seen inspirational quotes that encourage you to get out and do something strange—something you wouldn't normally do—but getting out of your routine just takes so much work.

15 Sep 2013,

5 Tips to Get a Productive Night's Sleep

A good night's sleep should make you more productive. Here are a few tips to getting not just more sleep, but the right kind of sleep.

03 Aug 2013,

How to Think Like a Scientist

Have you ever wondered how a scientist makes discoveries?

27 Jul 2013,

Is Competition in Your Genes?

This article is from our friends at LearnVest, a leading site for personal finance.

27 Jul 2013,

The Power of Rituals in Life, Death and Business

Experimental research by Michael I. Norton, Francesca Gino, and colleagues proves multiple benefits of ritualistic behavior. Rituals not only have the power to alleviate grief, but also serve to enhance the experience of consuming food—even something as mundane as a carrot

18 Jul 2013,