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June 16, 2018 4:33 PM Hawaii volcano update MAP: Which fissures are erupting right now? Latest USGS map

AS Kilauea volcano moves into its seventh week of eruptions, scientists say fissures are oozing molten lava at their hottest levels yet - but which fissures are still erupting and which ones are the most active? The Lower East Rift Zone on Hawaii’s Big Island continues to be a bed of scalding rivers and dangerous eruptions. United States Geological Survey 89

May 27, 2018 12:50 AM Opioid use in Seattle so prevalent that MUSSELS are testing positive for oxycodone

Drug use in the Pacific Northwest is so prevalent that scientist have found trace amounts of narcotics in the systems of sea creatures in the area. Oxycodone is a powerful narcotic used to treat severe pain and is highly addictive, possessing many of the same euphoric properties as heroine and morphine. The data was gathered via the Puget Sound Mussel 23

May 22, 2018 12:48 PM Meatless ‘bleeding’ burger is coming to Brighton

A meatless “raw” burger is coming to Brighton this Friday – the first city in the country outside of London to sell the eyebrow-raising dish. It will be served at Lucky Beach Cafe in King’s Road Arches and its sister venue, Temple Bar, in Western Road, from this Friday. The food is described as a “bite into the future” by its designers, who add that it “sizzles 33

May 21, 2018 1:22 PM Alien asteroid from another solar system found orbiting the sun the wrong way

The minor planet has been in a backward orbit ever since being sucked into our solar system, scientists say. The minor planet, which was sucked into our solar system 4.5 billion years ago, measures around two miles across. Known as 2015 BZ509, it has been in a backward orbit ever since, scientists writing in the Royal Astronomical Society journal said. A "surprise" 137

May 7, 2018 2:54 PM Global warming to wipe out 'many' animals in protected oceans

Fish, mammals, birds and invertebrates living in parts of the oceans will be "devastated" by global warming, say researchers. Projections suggest that by the year 2100, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) will be 2.8C (37F) warmer than they are today if the levels of emissions carry on as expected. A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change 57

April 24, 2018 9:06 PM WHAT IS COMET 67P AND THE ROSETTA PROBE?

The comet, known as '67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko', or just 67P for short, orbits Jupiter at a rate of once every six-and-a-half years. It was named after the two Soviet astronomers who discovered it in 1969, and measures around 2.7 by 2.5 miles (4.3 by 4.1 km) at its longest and widest points. The comet was the focus of the European Space Agency's Rosetta 25

April 20, 2018 6:48 PM Englishman who caught the 'world’s worst' case of super-gonorrhoea from a one-night stand in south east Asia (despite having a girlfriend) has been CURED after scientists find an antibiotic that works

An Englishman who caught the 'world's worst' case of super-gonorrhoea has been cured with a last-ditch antibiotic. In the first recorded case worldwide, the unidentified man caught a version of the STI that was resistant to two crucial drugs. Health officials revealed he caught it from a one-night stand with a woman during his travels to south east Asia earlier 101

April 19, 2018 7:46 PM 'Super human' evolution of 'Indonesian fish people' revealed: Tribe can dive 230ft and hold their breath for 13 minutes underwater after developing unusually large SPLEENS

A population of Indonesian 'fish people' have evolved spleens are 50 per cent larger than normal people, enabling them to free dive to depths of more than 200 feet (61 metres). The genetic change discovered in the Bajau tribe - who can hold their breath for 13 minutes - is the first known example of a human adaptation to deep diving, researchers found 138

April 19, 2018 12:00 PM Elon Musk's advice to workers: If your meeting is boring, just leave!

"It is not rude to leave, it is rude to make someone stay and waste their time," the Tesla founder told staff working on Model 3. Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX, has recommended it, along with hanging up on tedious phone calls, avoiding jargon and bypassing chains of command in favour of going straight to the person "doing the actual 118

April 17, 2018 5:35 PM Nasa shares a mesmerising image of the Aurora Borealis at sunrise from the International Space Station

An astronaut living on the International Space Station (ISS) has posted a mesmerising image of auroras around Earth. The beautiful image shows the eerie green hues of the aurora as the sun rises over the southern hemisphere of our planet. After some minor photo-enhancement from the space agency, the image - which was initially posted on Instagram - was re-posted 119