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Video: China’s Tiangong-1 space station set to crash on Earth

Tiangong-1, China's defunct space laboratory, will make an uncontrolled re-entry into Earth's atmosphere within the 24 hours, according to Chinese officials.

Anxiety as Chinese space lab Tiangong-1 plunges back to Earth

An out-of-control Chinese space laboratory, Tiangong-1 that will plunge back to Earth in the coming days is unlikely to cause any damage, Chinese authorities say, but will offer instead a “splendid” show akin to a meteor shower.

Chinese scientists study medical use of cockroaches

Chinese scientists are taking a close look at cockroaches to explore their potential in medical treatment.

Study: How chemicals in products affect sperm count

A study has shown that chemicals found in a variety of routinely used consumer products may be contributing to the substantial drop in sperm counts and sperm quality among men in recent decades.

Institute: Russia, US to hold joint test flight to Moon in 2019

Russia and the US will hold a joint four-month experiment imitating a flight to the lunar orbital station Deep Space Gateway in 2019 in Moscow, Russian Institute of Science said.

Elon Musk: Mars could serve as refuge in case of World War 3

Bases on the moon and Mars could help preserve human civilization and hasten its regeneration on earth in the event of a third world war, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk, said on Sunday.

NASA plans first mission to sun

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is planning its first visit to the sun and has invited people around the world to join the new Parker Solar Probe mission by submitting their names.

Chinese scientists develop DNA “nanorobots” to treat cancer

Chinese scientists said they have successfully created and tested the world’s first autonomous DNA nanorobots to combat cancer tumors, paving the way for revolutionary cancer therapy.

NiMet predicts cloudy, sunny, hazy atmosphere on Friday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted partly cloudy to cloudy weather conditions over the central States of the country on Friday.

New research shows possibility of human reproductive period extension

Researchers have identified a drug that could extend egg viability in worms, which may extend women’s fertility by three to six years in theory.

China holds world record 1.36m patents for invention

China remains the world leader in patents for invention for seven consecutive years, Wan Gang, president of the China Association for Science and Technology said.

Russia reschedules Soyuz launch after failure to blast off

Russian space agency Roscosmos has delayed the launch of a Soyuz rocket carrying a Progress cargo ship by two days after Sunday's planned lift-off was aborted at the last minute.

China braces for total lunar eclipse

A red moon will grace the sky in most parts of China for over an hour during a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday night, according to the Beijing Planetarium.

Namibia opens first GMO laboratory

Namibia has opened a laboratory for testing food for Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) the first in the Southern African country on Monday.

Minister Ogbonnaya Onu tasks scientists on activation of STI road map

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has charged scientists to harness innovation and utilize the STI road map as an instrument of providing jobs, creating wealth and reducing poverty in our nation.

Ozone layer depleting at slower rate – NASA

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in the United States has said that the Ozone layer, the shield around the earth’s stratosphere that absorbs most of the sun’s ultra violet radiation, has been depleting at a slower rate.

Israel to launch world’s first nanosatellites in 2018

The Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) and the Israel Space Agency on Wednesday said Israel will launch a group of three nanosatellites into space in 2018.

Federal govt agrees $550 million satellite deal with China

Nigeria has agreed a $550-million deal to buy two Chinese communications satellites and hopes to sign the contract before the end of the month, the communication minister said on Wednesday.

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