The cold atmospheric layers of Venus

The European Space Agency's Venus Express spacecraft has spotted a surprisingly cold region high in the planet's atmosphere that may be frigid enough for carbon dioxide to freeze out as ice or snow.

New drug could cure all viral infections

Researchers at MIT’s Lincoln Lab say they've designed a drug that could potentially cure the common cold, flu and even Ebola as well as other viral diseases.

Team cracks secret of suspended animation

Scientists believe they may be able to explain how some people who apparently freeze to death can be revived after a form of suspended animation.