Paabo has spearheaded the development of new techniques that allowed researchers to compare the genome of modern humans and that of other hominins — the Neanderthals and Denisovans.
Multiple gas leaks in the Baltic Sea on the Nord Stream gas pipelines from Russia to Europe may have led to the "largest [Methane] emission event ever detected," UN says.
UN health agency expert warns that extreme climate events and conflicts can fuel ideal climate for cholera to thrive.
Elon Musk's SpaceX plans to fund a study with NASA to examine ways to use the space company's Dragon capsule to raise the Hubble Space Telescope's orbital altitude, which would extend its useful life, agency officials say.
Of the 200 environmentalists killed globally in 2021, three-quarters of them were from Latin America, the report by NGO Global Witness says.
Ian plows into Florida as one of the most powerful US storms in recent years, causing power shortages and assaulting the state with howling winds, torrential rain and a treacherous surge of ocean surf.
Swiss glaciers set a grim record in 2022, with three cubic kilometres of ice — or three trillion litres of water — melting away.
Injected drug, lecanemab, slowed the progress of the brain-wasting disease by 27 percent compared to a placebo, meeting the study's main goal, say drugmakers Eisai and Biogen.
Over 2.5 million Americans in the southeasternmost US state are under evacuation orders or warnings as Ian threatens to bring a deadly storm to some areas.
Indian police are on the search for a teacher suspected in the killing of fifteen-year-old student Nikhil Dohre, which has sparked violent protests in Auraiya district.
The bones of about 64 Maori and Moriori –– the Indigenous people of mainland New Zealand and the Chatham Islands, respectively –– were looted from the island nation by Austrian taxidermist and graverobber Andreas Reischek in the late 1800s.
The intentional crash was seven years in the making, with NASA looking to see whether it could manually direct a space probe to collide with an asteroid and deflect its trajectory to prevent a potentially catastrophic impact with Earth.
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