Comets from outer space may have created Earth's atmosphere – not volcanoes spewing out gases from deep within the planet according to the previous theories.
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A map designed to show the predicted effects of a 4C rise in global average temperature has been unveiled by the UK government.
There's no denying that people need calcium for strong, healthy bones. But new research from North Carolina State University suggests that not getting enough calcium in the earliest days of life could have a more profound, lifelong impact on bone health and perhaps even obesity than previously thought.
Bees see the world almost five times faster than humans, according to new research from scientists at Queen Mary, University of London. This gives bumble-bees the fastest colour vision of all animals, allowing them to easily navigate shady bushes to find food, write Dr Peter Skorupski and Prof Lars Chittka in the Journal of Neuroscience.
University students have developed a computer game that is operated by eye movements, which could allow people with severe physical disabilities to become 'gamers' for the first time.
The horrific shakings from beneath the Earth
The year 2010 starts with two destructive earthquakes consecutively occurred within less than two months. The Haiti earthquake on Jan. 12 and the Chilean earthquake on Feb. 27 once again raise an alarm to the World about the threat of horrible shakings from beneath the earth.