Stunning Nasa animation reveals dynamic magnetic fields of the sun

A stunning Nasa animation has captured magnetic field activity on the sun from January 2011 to July 2013, displaying it through multi-coloured moving lines. The video, uploaded online on 29 January, shows how magnetic field lines shoot off the powerful star, with some looping back towards the surface. Feb 3, 2016

Mexico: Scientist creates 3D prosthetic leg for dog in need

Specialists at the Veterinary Hospital of the Universidad del Valle de Mexico (UVM), in Mexico City, have placed the countrys first articulated prosthetic leg, printed using 3D technology in Mexico, on a dog. The prosthetic leg is unique as it allows the dog to preserve its natural anatomy, allowing the joints to move in a similar way as natural limbs do. Jan 29, 2016

Doomsday Clock remains at three minutes to midnight

Continued threats from climate change and nuclear arsenals prompted the scientists who maintain the Doomsday Clock, a symbolic countdown to global catastrophe, to keep the clock at three minutes to midnight. Jan 27, 2016