Never-before-seen mineral discovered inside diamond baffles scientists

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! Scientists were shocked when a never-before-seen mineral was found inside a diamond that was extracted from deep beneath the Earth's surface. The mineral was named davemaoite, after the prominent geophysicist Ho-Kwang (Dave) Mao. It is

Weather this weekend: Where in the UK will it rain on Saturday and Sunday? Latest maps

UK weather: Temperatures predicted to drop below zero We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info London and

Premature baby born with a 12-centimetre TAIL – rarely seen before

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Flood warnings MAPPED: Is YOUR area at risk of flooding? 126 alerts issued

BBC Weather: UK forecast continued rain and cooler conditions We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Flooding

40,000-year-old cave system could lead to new truths about Neanderthals

The discovery of a 40,000-year-old chamber in Gibraltar could help reveal groundbreaking research on how Neanderthals lived their lives. Vanguard Cave in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Gorham’s Cave Complex has often lived in the shadow of its sister cave, Gorham’s Cave. However, the new discovery of the 13-metre chamber

US university, energy firm hail test of energy fusion project

MILAN (REUTERS) – Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Commonwealth Fusion Systems successfully tested the world’s most powerful high-temperature superconducting magnet in a step toward building a fusion power plant to generate carbon-free power. Italian energy group Eni is a shareholder in CFS, a fusion energy research company spun off by

Elon Musk invited for a chat and cup of tea with Russia’s space chief – ‘Kettle on heat!’

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Rapid growth in students learning computer science at GCSE and university level

Figures have shown that computer science is becoming a more popular subject among students, with a growing number opting to take the subject at high school and university level. More than 79,964 students attended the GCSE computing course in 2021 compared to the 78,459 in 2020, according to figures by

UK storm alert: Chart turns Britain RED as Atlantic system rampages towards UK – new map

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Two Americans die in matter of weeks of rare illness never seen outside tropics

Don’t miss a thing by getting the Daily Star’s biggest headlines straight to your inbox! American scientists are growing concerned about the arrival of a rare tropical disease after it killed a second person in a matter of weeks. Tropical illness melioidosis has never been traced to the mainland United