The latest science news

Everyday activities could help lower heart attack risk
Experts found the longer the bouts of activity, the better, regardless of total levels
September 28, 2023, 10:30 PM
As it happened: Astronauts stuck in space for a year complete return to Earth
Nasa astronaut Frank Rubio and Russian cosmonauts Dmitry Petelin and Sergey Prokopyev were aboard ISS for 371 days
September 27, 2023, 1:42 AM
AI helps scientists search for life on other planets
Researchers say artificial intelligence can differentiate between molecular patterns in living and non-living samples
September 25, 2023, 9:26 PM
Why antibiotics may not be the best option for bacterial infections
Untreatable infections could be the biggest global cause of death by 2050, experts say
September 25, 2023, 7:01 PM
Asteroid Bennu: Nasa's seven-year mission brings samples back to Earth
The US has become the second country after Japan to achieve the daring feat
September 25, 2023, 6:31 AM
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed visits UAE astronaut Sultan Al Neyadi in Al Ain
Umm Ghafa continues to celebrate the return of local hero after he spent six months aboard the International Space Station
September 22, 2023, 6:02 PM
Swiss scientists use gene therapy to help paralysed mice walk again
Regeneration of nerve fibres shows promises in new treatments for spinal cord injuries in people
September 22, 2023, 10:20 AM
How to watch a Nasa craft carrying asteroid samples return to Earth today
The capsule has collected 60g of soil from an asteroid 330 million km away from Earth
September 22, 2023, 4:06 AM
Early preventative measures effective weapon to counter dementia, report finds
Alzheimer’s Disease International report says addressing personal risk levels can help delay brain degeneration
September 21, 2023, 11:30 AM
Women scientists fighting climate change and cancer honoured at Dubai event
Regionwide programme delivers vital funding to women aiming to make a difference through scientific discovery
September 20, 2023, 3:44 PM
Astronauts stuck in space for a year try pressure suits to help them re-adapt to gravity
The three men are set to return to Earth on September 27
September 19, 2023, 9:06 AM
'United in pride': Sultan Al Neyadi receives hero's welcome in Abu Dhabi
President Sheikh Mohamed congratulates astronaut on his 'remarkable achievement'
UAE in Space
September 18, 2023, 1:37 PM
James Webb Space Telescope captures birth of a star
Striking image of cosmic spectacle shows jets of gases released by the newborn star at supersonic speed
September 16, 2023, 8:26 AM
Crew replacing astronauts stuck in space for a year arrive on the ISS
New team's arrival on the station will allow three astronauts to finally come home
September 16, 2023, 7:32 AM
Nasa's UFO report reveals how public can help hunt for potential alien life
Space agency report suggests mobile apps can be used to report sightings all over the world
September 14, 2023, 2:36 PM
Sultan Al Neyadi to return to UAE on Monday after space mission
Hero's welcome expected following six months on space station
September 14, 2023, 11:36 AM
Dubai company develops 3D-printed rocket engine using advanced software
LEAP 71's designs will be used in an engine that will be test fired next year
September 14, 2023, 3:00 AM
UAE and Bahrain to work with UK to develop space technologies to help protect the planet
New programme aims to increase collaboration between the UK and Gulf countries
UAE in Space
September 13, 2023, 12:00 AM
Sultan Al Neyadi's joys in space included mango salads and playing chess
The Emirati astronaut has opened up about life aboard the space station in public address
September 12, 2023, 8:35 PM
When is SpaceX launching its next Mars rocket Starship?
Corrective actions ordered by US authority could delay a licence the company needs for a second test flight
September 11, 2023, 12:52 PM