Some polar bears face starvation as the Arctic sea ice melts because they are not able to adapt their diets to living on land, scientists have found. The iconic Arctic species typically relies on catching ringed seals on ice floes offshore for the..
A premature baby gorilla was delivered via emergency caesarean section at a US zoo after its mother suffered from a medical issue called preeclampsia. The "historic and emotional" birth of Jameela was documented by the Fort Worth Zoo on ..
To sell water and make his living, Steve relied completely on his donkeys. They pulled him in his cart loaded with its 20 jerry cans to all his customers. When Steve's donkeys were stolen for their skins, he could no longer work. That day star..
A stingray called Charlotte is pregnant despite not sharing her tank with a male for at least eight years. Charlotte is a rust-coloured round stingray that has spent most of her life in an aquarium in North Carolina. Staff originally thought th..
In just five minutes, a small tabletop device can spot tiny amounts of the COVID-19 virus. Wondering about virus presence in a room? A new air-capturing device could provide answers, quickly detecting coronavirus. Slightly bigger than a toaster, t..
More than 100 school students from across Qatar participated in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) summer programs organized by Texas A&M University at Qatar, a Qatar Foundation partner university. Texas A&M Qatar’s S..
Scientists from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) discovered a new star that is described as "large and bright". The star was discovered in observations of the galaxy collected by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST). The sta..
Moon Microbes You probably think of the Earth's Moon as a dead husk, void of life. But NASA says the astronauts who are scheduled to touch down on the surface of the Moon as soon as late 2025 — if everything goes according to plan, an..
Artificial intelligence could lead to the extinction of humanity, experts - including the heads of OpenAI and Google Deepmind - have warned. Dozens have supported a statement published on the webpage of the Centre for AI Safety. "Mitigatin..