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Scientists reveal why the Neanderthals went extinct

The Neanderthals were a species of human that lived in Europe at the time when our ancestors, Homo sapiens, arrived there from Africa, around 45,000 years ago. The Neanderthals die...

Bushfires rage across Australia as spring temperatures soar

Scores of bushfires are currently raging in Australia, particularly along the coasts of New South Wales (NSW), Queensland and Victoria. As a result of a combination of strong winds...

Delhi restricts local traffic in attempt to reduce air pollution

The authorities in India's capital, Delhi, have started restricting private vehicles using the city's roads, in an attempt to lower the city's dangerous air pollution levels. The “...

A giant asteroid dust cloud may have sparked new life on Earth 470 million years ago

Astronomers in Sweden have discovered new evidence that an exploding asteroid blanketed Earth's atmosphere with dust about 470 millions of years ago, causing the planet to cool dra...

Calls for international support to help rid Angola of landmines

Visiting Cirico, Angola, in late September 2019, Prince Harry, grandson of Queen Elizabeth II, made a plea for international support to help with a project to clear landmines from ...

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