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December 2017 ‘supermoon’: Everything you need to know

It isn't as rare as a solar or lunar eclipse but it is the only time the event has occurred this year. The phenomenon...

2017 to be one of the hottest years on record

As world leaders gather in Bonn for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 23), euronews is launching a new series focusing on meteorological phenomenon established...

Solar and electric powered vessels come of age

Solar and electric powered boats are coming of age. The alternative powered vessels on show in Berlin come at a time when many petrol-engined...

Washington skies see penis drawing by US Navy jet go viral

The US Navy issues a formal apology after one of its warplanes flew the unusual air pattern in skies over Washington state. The US Navy...

Self-taught rocket scientist ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes announces launch over California ghost town

'Mad' Mike Hughes, who says he doesn't believe in science, has spent years - and $20,000 - building his own rocket in his garage. A...

Mice help forecast threat of Lyme Disease from ticks (Video)

American researchers say 2017 could be a bad year for Lyme disease. They are warning that there could be more of the tiny parasites...

Plastic-eating caterpillar could eat waste

A caterpillar found to eat plastic bags could help scientists develop a biotechnological solution to the plastic waste that chokes oceans and landfill sites....

Pets given Reiki as complementary therapy

Reiki, the Japanese holistic energy healing system long used as a complementary therapy for humans, has now become popular for treating pets in Los...

New Advice Issued for Prostate Cancer Screening

An influential U.S. government health panel is dropping its opposition to routine prostate cancer screening in favour of letting men decide for themselves after...

Yellow fever outbreak threatens Brazil’s monkeys

Cases of yellow fever are being confirmed across Brazil in the largest outbreak the country has seen in years. Of the 448 confirmed cases...