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Walking for just an hour a day can undo the damage done by sitting at a desk for eight hours

Studies have shown that walking for a one-hour every day can cancel out the deadly effect of sitting down for long periods. Scientists who analysed...

‘Recycled’ SpaceX capsule prepares to dock at International Space Station

The first European to blast off in a rocket and capsule designed by Elon Musk’s SpaceX is due to dock at the International Space...

China names space rover that will explore Mars

China’s first Mars rover will be named Zhurong after a traditional fire god, the government announced. The rover is aboard the Tianwen-1 probe that arrived...

Baby sharks bred at luxury Dubai hotel’s aquarium released into Persian Gulf

A team of conservationists at Dubai’s luxury Atlantis Hotel are releasing baby sharks bred in the aquarium into the open sea. As part of an...

Russia celebrates 60th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s historic space flight

Russians are commemorating the achievements of Yuri Gagarin, the cosmonaut who became the first person in space 60 years ago. Gagarin’s 108-minute mission on April...

Cyclone damages Australian towns and cuts power to thousands

A destructive cyclone has damaged several towns on Australia’s western coast, shattering windows, snapping trees and knocking out power. Tropical Cyclone Seroja crossed the Western...

Russian-US space crew en route to International Space Station

A Russian-US trio of space travellers launched successfully, heading for the International Space Station. Nasa astronaut Mark Vande Hei and Russian cosmonauts Oleg Novitskiy and...

Hikers evacuated as new fissure opens up at Icelandic volcano

Steam and lava have spurted from a new fissure at an Icelandic volcano that began erupting last month, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of...

US emergency crews seek to prevent ‘catastrophic flood’ at wastewater reservoir

Emergency workers in Florida are trying to prevent the collapse of a large wastewater pond while evacuating the area to avoid a “catastrophic flood”,...

Indonesia’s Mount Merapi volcano erupts again

Indonesia’s most volatile volcano has erupted again, releasing plumes of ash high into the air and sending streams of lava and debris down its...

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