Scientists Discover New Trigger for Mass Extinction of All Deep Ocean Life
The movement of continents over millions of years plays a surprising role in the survival of marine life, a new study reports.
Scientists Traced a Wooly Mammoth's Lifetime Journey, and It's Astonishing
Researchers found the mammoth walked a distance equal to nearly twice the circumference of Earth using isotopes of strontium and oxygen.
India’s COVID Crisis Is Making Oxygen Scammers Rich
Desperate relatives are risking their lives or turning to the black market for oxygen to save their sick relatives.
They’re Trying to Save Lives in India. YouTube Says Their Videos Are Dangerous.
YouTube took down videos of Indians showing how to make oxygen at home. Some had close to a million views.
India’s Black Market for Oxygen Is Booming. Only the Ultra-Rich Can Afford It.
“There is too much demand and not enough supply, so we are forced to sell oxygen at ten times its price,” a seller told VICE World News.
Scammers Sold Desperate Indians Fire Extinguishers as Oxygen Cylinders
At least one COVID-19 patient died from the scam, the patient’s family alleged.
NASA Has Created Oxygen on Mars In a Major Milestone for Space Exploration
An experiment on Perseverance created enough oxygen on Mars to keep an astronaut alive for 10 minutes for the first time ever.
Twitter’s Covid Misinformation Filter Was So Broken It Became a Meme
For a few hours, every single tweet mentioning 5G or oxygen was labeled misinformation.
Scientists Discover the First Animal That Doesn’t Breathe Oxygen to Live
The parasite—which lacks mitochondria, and the genes and proteins needed for breathing—yet again expands our horizons for the possibilities of life on Earth.
Scientists Found Breathable Oxygen in Another Galaxy for the First Time
Molecular oxygen is a key component of the air humans breathe, and now astronomers have spotted it a half-billion light years away. But don't hold your breath for quasar whippets.
A New Facility Is Turning Moon Dust Into Oxygen for Future Space Settlers
A prototype plant developed by the European Space Agency has successfully extracted oxygen from simulated moon dust in a small Dutch town.
New Oxygen-Hunting Technique Could Tell If Distant Planets Are ‘Alive or Not’
"Oxygen is one of the most exciting molecules to detect because of its link with life, but we don't know if life is the only cause of oxygen in an atmosphere.”