New Zealand's monster penguins had American and Asian 'doppelgangers'

Giant penguin-like birds up to five feet in height roamed the Northern Hemisphere 37 million years…

Researchers identify new bacteria in permafrost samples in Swiss Alps

Researchers identify 13-million-year-old bacteria in permafrost samples collected in the Swiss Alps, which could be used…

Half of patients given new drug saw tumours stop growing or disappear

Half of patients given new drug that stops cancer cells from repairing themselves saw their tumours…

New Facebook app is a 'second screen' for commentary about live events

Facebook’s rolls out ‘Venue’ app that acts as a ‘second screen’ where users can get commentary…

New type of womb contractio could be pre-eclampsia warning sign

Scientists find a NEW type of early contraction in pregnant women linked to risk of pre-eclampsia…

New Facebook app lets users repurpose short video clips to make music

Facebook rolls out TikTok-like app called Collab that lets users create music by repurposing people’s short…

New species of frog discovered and it's already critically endangered

A tiny new species of frog no bigger than a 5p coin has been discovered and…

New study estimates the odds of extraterrestrial life

Despite no clear-cut evidence, mankind has wondered for eons whether we’re alone in the universe. One…