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Influential excrement: How life in Antarctica thrives on penguin poop

For more than half a century, biologists studying Antarctica focused their research on understanding how organisms cope with the continent's severe drought and the coldest conditions on the planet.

How do we know Earth is round?

Earth's spherical shape can be proven in many ways.

Scientists say Earth is at risk of becoming 'hothouse'

A new U.S. study says Earth is approaching "hothouse" conditions if global temperatures rise more than 2 degrees Celsius.
August 10, 2018 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Home isn’t just Vietnam, it’s Earth: Asia’s 1st astronaut recalls historic journey

General Pham Tuan sat down with students, inspiring them to reach to the stars.
May 24, 2018 | 07:00 am GMT+7

Earth to see first blue moon eclipse since 1866 on January 31

Earth will witness its first blue moon total lunar eclipse in over a century at the end of January, 2018.
January 31, 2018 | 10:58 am GMT+7

People must collaborate with the planet to stay out of trouble: scientists

'If we are serious about our human wellbeing - from local communities to the global world economy - we need to now reconnect our entire world to the planet.'
August 22, 2017 | 11:27 am GMT+7

Earth's major 'mass extinction' events

Most scientists agree that a 'mass extinction' is underway with the Earth's wildlife disappearing at an alarming rate, mainly due to human activity.
July 12, 2017 | 08:09 am GMT+7

Fossils may be earliest known multicellular life - study

Fossils could be  the earliest known specimens of the branch of life to which humans belong.
April 25, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life is possible

A nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets and potentially with liquid surface water has been found.
February 23, 2017 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Moss could be the 'mother' of oxygen on Earth

Moss boosted the Earth's oxygen 400 million years ago, allowing intelligent life to thrive.
August 16, 2016 | 09:19 am GMT+7

Scientists to unveil new Earth-like planet

A new planet which is "believed to be Earth-like" and orbits its star at a distance that could favor life will be unveiled.
August 13, 2016 | 09:18 am GMT+7
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