That’s a relief! The UK’s new polar research ship is to be named “RRS Sir David Attenborough”, not “Boaty McBoatface” which was top of the public vote!.
Everyone knows that bread is bad for ducks, but it appears that they really love kale. Lettuce, frozen peas or grapes cut in half are other foods which can be fed to ducks.
Breast cancer study finds ‘astonishing’ drug combination that gives results using Herceptin in combination with another drug. This can shrink tumours in less than two weeks.
A recent study showed that people ate 10% less ice cream when they were blindfolded than when they could see what they were eating. Does this only apply to ice cream?
Sir Richard Branson has unveiled his new version of the Virgin Galactic Spaceship, which will carry six passengers. Let us hope it will be more successful than the last one!
From new research it appears that the human brain can store 4.7 billion books! No excuse then to complain that there is too much to learn in your GCSE or A Level Science subjects!
Scientists believe that a range of cancer drugs which are already being used could help to reverse Alzheimer’s disease. These drugs boost the body’s defences to protect against the growth of tumours .
Tim Peake is due to start his first spacewalk at 12:55 GMT tomorrow. It should last for six-and-a-half hours and during that time he is scheduled to replace a defunct voltage regulator.
If you want to see the International Space Station when it passes over London, try looking for it at 4.55pm today or 5.39pm tomorrow. It will be visible for about 5 minutes, weather permitting!
Tim Peake has safely blasted off from earth and is due to dock with the International Space Station 17:24 GMT.