As Commonwealth Games kick off, scientists reveal whether humans will EVER run 100m under 9 seconds

It’s one of the most eagerly anticipated events at any athletics competition, and now the heats of the 100 metres have finally kicked off at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The men’s race will see Wales’ Jeremiah Azu take on Kenya’s Ferdinand Omanyala and Jamaica’s Ackeem Blake, while Jamaica’s Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce remains the favourite in … Read more

Humans settled in North America 17,000 years EARLIER than previously believed, study finds

Bones of an adult mammoth and her calf have been uncovered at a 37,000-year-old butchering site in New Mexico, which suggest humans settled in North America 17,000 years than previously believed. A team of scientists, led by The University of Texas at Austin, extracted collagen from the bones, allowing them to carbon date the settled … Read more

Strange pits on the Moon could be perfect place for humans to live, scientists claim

THE MOON has caves that could offer humans an unsuspecting spot to establish a permanent lunar base. The pits could shelter space travelers from the extreme conditions of the Moon and outer space. 1 The Moon is 240,000 miles from EarthCredit: Getty Images – Getty The challenges for establishing a lunar colony are many: ferrying … Read more

Strange pits on the Moon could be perfect place for humans to live, scientists claim

THE MOON has caves that could offer humans an unsuspecting spot to establish a permanent lunar base. The pits could shelter space travelers from the extreme conditions of the Moon and outer space. 1 The Moon is 240,000 miles from EarthCredit: Getty Images – Getty The challenges for establishing a lunar colony are many: ferrying … Read more

Congress passes first NASA authorization bill in FIVE YEARS that will fund putting humans on Mars

NASA is one step closer to Mars: Congress passes first authorization bill in FIVE YEARS that includes funding for the US to put human boots on Red Planet after establishing a presence on the moonCongress passed a NASA authorization bill that will allocate funding for a Moon to Mars programThe program entails first setting up … Read more

Venomous viper species has bite so potent it can leave humans disabled 

A new species of snake whose venom is so potent it can leave human victims disabled has been found in China. The snake, Gloydius lateralis, was discovered in the Zharu Valley at Jiuzhaigou National Nature Reserve, a World Heritage Site in China’s Sichuan Province.  It feeds on small mammals, such as mice, and ‘is active on … Read more