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Scientists discover a ‘rogue’ planet cruising through the Milky Way

An elusive, Earth-sized planet is creeping through our galaxy. Scientists have long theorized about roving planets, which travel across galaxies and have no star to orbit. Untethered to their own sun, free-floating planets do not radiate light the way orbital planets do, meaning traditional research models couldn’t prove their existence. Now, these cosmic rolling stones… Read More »

Scientists discover way to stop spread of devastating childhood cancer

Researchers at the University of East Anglia and University of Manchester have made an important breakthrough that could lead to ‘kinder’ treatments for children with bone cancer, and save lives. Current treatment is gruelling, with outdated chemotherapy cocktails and limb amputation. But despite all of this, the five-year survival rate is poor at just 42 per… Read More »

Covid-19: What if ‘Herd Immunity’ Is Closer Than Scientists Thought?

We’ve known from the beginning how the end will arrive. Eventually, the coronavirus will be unable to find enough susceptible hosts to survive, fading out wherever it briefly emerges. To achieve so-called herd immunity — the point at which the virus can no longer spread widely because there are not enough vulnerable humans — scientists… Read More »