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Image: Henderson Island

Henderson Island lies in the South Pacific, about halfway between New Zealand and Chile. As one of the best examples of a coral atoll, Henderson Island is a UN World Heritage site and one of the world's biggest marine reserves. ...

date17 hours ago in Environment
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Computer models combat malaria

As one of the world's deadliest pathogens, Plasmodium spreads relentlessly from host to host. But a computer model created by KAUST scientists may reveal and help exploit the parasite's unknown weaknesses to uncover new options ...

dateApr 18, 2018 in Cell & Microbiology
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Are viruses the new frontier for astrobiology?

They are the most abundant form of life on Earth, but viruses – or their seed-like dormant state, known as virions – are outliers in our search for life on other planets. Now, one group of scientists are pushing for astrobiologists ...

dateApr 12, 2018 in Space Exploration
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Top tomatoes thanks to Mars missions

Next time you eat a tomato or sweet pepper, take a closer look, because there's a good chance that its healthy appearance is thanks to one of former US President Barack Obama's speeches and ESA research for sending people ...

dateApr 12, 2018 in Space Exploration
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