Sitting for too long can have adverse effects on mental health, study warns 

Stand up! Sitting for too long can have adverse effects on mental health – and even outweighs the benefits of regular exercise, study warns Prolonged sitting can have adverse effects on mental health, a study has warnedResearchers said sedentary lifestyle even outweighs benefits of regular exerciseStudy found people spent more than eight hours a day sitting … Read more

Two ‘very red’ rocks in the asteroid belt may have come from beyond Neptune

Two huge red rocks with ‘complex organic matter’ have been discovered in the asteroid belt that shouldn’t be there 203 Pompeja is about 70 miles in diameter, while 269 Justitia is 35 miles acrossBoth of the asteroids were discovered by astronomers back in the 19th century  Experts have now found they’re redder than any other body … Read more

Elon Musk shares incredible image of the fuel lines in SpaceX’s Super Heavy Booster

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted an image of the Raptor Engine system part of the Super Heavy booster that will eventually power its massive Starship vehicle into orbit – and it looks like something out of Star Wars. The photograph highlights a maze of connecting fuel lines that one Twitter user suggests looks like Sarlacc … Read more

Astronomer finds exoplanet 35 light-years from Earth, has a temperature hot enough to bake cookies

Astronomer finds exoplanet 35 light-years from Earth which has a surface temperature hot enough to bake cookies on at 320 degrees Fahrenheit Researchers have directly imaged an exoplanet to 35 light-years away, the closest one to be imaged  COCONUTS-2b orbits its star 6,000 times farther than the Earth orbits the sun  At 320 degrees Fahrenheit, the surface … Read more

We’re quicker to jump to conclusions when we’re stressed, study finds 

Relax! People are quicker to jump to conclusions when they’re STRESSED – even if it’s based on weak evidence, study finds University College London scientists performed tests using a computerised task People under stress reached undesirable conclusions based on weaker evidenceSo stress can make us more likely to conclude the worst scenario is true, they say By … Read more

Archaeology: Jawbone of huge canine from 1.8 MILLION years ago with human remains in Georgia

Is this Europe’s first hunting dog? Jawbone of a huge canine dating back 1.8 MILLION years is discovered alongside human remains in Georgia The jawbone of a young adult Eurasian hunting dog was found in Dmanisi Experts have dated the dog’s remains back to around 1.77–1.76 million years agoThis predates the widespread dispersal of hunting dogs from … Read more