New evidence suggests something strange is punching holes in the Milky Way, but scientists aren't sure what it is.
Researchers have identified a range of biomarkers that could determine if an individual develops Alzheimer's disease years in advance, according to a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience.
Larch trees in northeastern China were found to have grown faster in the past 40 years as a result of climate change, according to a study published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.
According to a press conference, Jeff Bezos envisions human colonies in outer space capable of holding up to 1 trillion people in rotating cylinders called O'Neill Cylinders.
The Bering Sea's ice is vanishing, endangering surrounding indigenous communities, sealife and fisheries. However, scientists cannot pinpoint what is causing the ice to recede.
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Fuel cell cars --also known are hydrogen cars -- emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe.
Videographic on facial recognition. Videographic on facial recognition. Supporters of the technology argue that facial recognition systems can help police fight crime and make streets safer. Rights groups have raised concerns because of its relian...
Videographic locating the Gulf of Oman. Suspected attacks left two tankers in flames in the waters of the Gulf of Oman Thursday, sending world oil prices soaring as Iran helped rescue stricken crew members.
Videographic looking back on fifty years of space travel. To accompany a dossier marking the moment when Neil Armstrong made his legendary "giant leap for mankind" 50 years ago moving overnight on Thursday.
Videographic on Ebola. A grandmother in Uganda has died from the virus, health officials said on Thursday, the second fatality in the country since a major outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo crossed the border.
Videographic locating the Gulf region and showing oil production. The crews of two oil tankers were evacuated off the coast of Iran on Thursday after they were reportedly attacked and caught fire in the Gulf of Oman, sending world oil prices soaring.
Japan will begin testing the world's fastest Shinkansen bullet-train which is capable of reaching speeds of up to 400 kilometers per hour.
Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports.This project aims to develop a metropolis from land reclaimed from the sea.
Chinese surgeons are using deep brain stimulation or DBS to treat methamphetamine addiction in its first ever clinical trial, according to the Associated Press.The technique involves a device being surgically implanted onto the brain.
Newly-published research has found evidence that the moon is shrinking and may still be tectonically active.In a new study published in Nature Geoscience, researchers analyzed data from seismometers placed on the moon during the Apollo missions.
Short videographic on Ebola. A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP Wednesday, in the first spread of a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
Videographic presentation of the moon. India on Wednesday unveiled a spacecraft which is expected to take off for the moon next month, making the country only the fourth to achieve the feat.
Videographic on droughts and their effect. Almost half of India -- an area home to more than 500 million people -- is facing drought-like conditions because of deficient pre-monsoon rainfall, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
Videographic on the deadly disease Ebola. A five-year-old boy has died from Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago.
A couple in Mongolia contracted the deadly plague after consuming some raw rodent meat, The Guardian reports.The couple had apparently eaten raw marmot meat and were thought to have developed the pneumonic plague from that.
A report by the Wall Street Journal gives details of a missile developed by U.S. intelligence designed to attack targets while reducing civilian casualties.According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, the Central Intelligence Agency and U.S.
Short videographic locating Jupiter. Jupiter will be visible with the naked eye throughout the month of June, and is expected to be at its brightest on June 12.
Videographic on brain trauma and concussion. To mark To mark 100 days before the 2019 World Cup in Japan. Organisers are confident everything is in place for what could be the most open World Cup yet.
Videographic illustrating common rugby injuries. To mark 100 days before the 2019 World Cup in Japan. With just 100 days to go until rugby's showcase kicks off in Asia for the first time, organisers are confident everything is in place for what co...
Videographic on the rules of golf. The US Open golf championship begins on Thursday at Pebble Beach California.
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Amazon founder Jeff Bezos' private aerospace company Blue Origin unveiled its new moon lander called the Blue Moon on Thursday May 9, The Guardian reports.The unmanned vehicle would be capable of carrying upto 6.
Google's Sidewalk Labs is facing controversy over its plans to build a high-tech neighborhood in Canada.Sidewalk Labs won a bid in 2017 to turn a 12-acre patch of industrial landscape in Quayside, Toronto into a smart neighborhood, BBC News reports.
A bioreactor that runs on algae has been sent to the International Space Station to convert carbon dioxide into oxygen and to generate food, according to a press release by the German Aerospace Center.
The 2019 NBA Draft Lottery will be held on May 14, but how does the process actually work? According the NBC Sports Chicago, the 14 NBA teams that did not qualify for the postseason make up the eligible Lottery pool.
The EPA continues to back the use of glyphosate in Roundup, even after it has been identified as a carcinogenic.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the use of glyphosate in the herbicide Roundup.
Videographic explaining how a country goes about leaving the EU. British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed to deliver Bre...
Videographic examining Britain's troubled relationship with the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will try where she failed...
Videographic showing how the four nations of the United Kingdom voted in the EU referendum in 2016. British Prime Minister Theresa May steps down as leader of her Conservative Party on Friday, formally triggering the race for a successor who will ...
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Videographic on single-use plastic pollution. To accompany a feature on Italian fishermen collecting plastic waste in the Mediterranean. Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis.
Videographic illustrating plastics. To accompany a feature on fishermen collecting plastic waste in the Mediterranean. Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis.
Videographic illustrating the garbage in the oceans. To accompany a feature on fishermen collecting plastic waste in the Mediterranean. Humans eat and breathe in tens of thousands of microplastic particles every year, according to a new analysis.
Videographic locating the global network of telescopes involved in the observation of the most powerful known forces in the universe: black holes. Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most detailed simulation of a black hole yet, solving a mystery ...
Videographic locating the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944. US President Donald Trump landed in France on Thursday to join other world leaders on the beaches of Normandy in a tribute to the veterans and dead heroes of the D-Day landings ...
Videographic on black holes, the most powerful known forces in the universe. Scientists on Thursday unveiled the most detailed simulation of a black hole yet, solving a mystery dating back more than four decades over how the star-devouring monster...
Precious elements such as gold, uranium, and platinum are found in our solar system due to a clash that took place between two neutron stars 4.6 billion years ago, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
US National Security Advisor John Bolton says the US has sent an aircraft carrier to the Middle East as a warning to Iran, according to the BBC.