New technology to get oxygen, fuel from Mars’s salty water

An electrolysis system that doesn’t need pure water may change the game when it comes to exploration.

Study reveals how methane escapes from deep formations

An escape route for seafloor methane.

Fingerprints’ moisture-regulating mechanism strengthens human touch – study

This could help scientists to develop better prosthetic limbs.

Destroying tumor cells using the mechanical force of T-cells

New cancer-fighting method leverages the mechanical force of T cells.

NUS-led team uncovers molecule that promotes muscle health when magnetised

When the protein TRPC1 is exposed to weak magnetic fields, it stimulates muscle cells to respond as if the body has exercised

An improved technique for wireless power transfer technology

Going beyond the anti-laser may enable long-range wireless power transfer.


Milky Way’s brightest gamma-ray binary system may be powered by a magnetar star

The emission is caused by an interaction between the magnetar’s magnetic fields and dense stellar winds.

Our galaxy is being slowly pulled by neighboring galaxy

The long-held belief that the Milky Way, the galaxy containing Earth and the solar system, is relatively static has been ruptured by fresh cosmic insight.

How stress and the circadian clock affect sleep?

The findings could lead to the development of new therapies for sleep disorders caused by stress or a disturbed circadian rhythm.

Earth is 2,000 light-years closer to supermassive black hole Sagittarius A*

Earth faster, closer to black hole in new map of galaxy.

Living at low gravity affects cells at the genetic level

Space worms experiment reveals gravity affects genes.

New Hubble Data Explains Missing Dark Matter

New data from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope provides further evidence for tidal disruption in the galaxy NGC 1052-DF4. This result explains...