Stephen Hawking's Final Warning: Superhumans With Altered DNA Will Conquer Earth

Although Hawking was known for his work on cosmology and black holes, his final book is a "reflection of his humanity" and his hopes that risky new technologies could not just destroy, but also unite and revolutionise human life. "Be curious, and h... More..

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Climate Change Could Lead to Global Beer Shortage, Study Finds
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Climate Change Could Lead to Global Beer Shortage, Study Finds

Barley growing regions including the northern Great Plains of the U.S., the Canadian prairies, Europe, Australia, and the Asian steppe were all likely to experience more frequent droughts in years to come as a ...More..

Nasa space telescope back online after gyroscope glitch
by | Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Nasa space telescope back online after gyroscope glitch

The good news here is that the spacecraft entered safe mode successfully, which is what it's created to do in such circumstances, so at least that part of the observatory is functioning as intended. Chandra h...More..

Scientists can't explain the unusual behaviour of bees during solar eclipse
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Scientists can't explain the unusual behaviour of bees during solar eclipse

According to Candace Galen, who is Ph.D., Professor of biological sciences at the University of Missouri as well as the lead researcher in this study said that they have anticipated that the activity of the b...More..

High Levels Of Air Pollution 'Linked To Increased Risk Of Mouth Cancer'
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

High Levels Of Air Pollution 'Linked To Increased Risk Of Mouth Cancer'

Smoking , drinking and the human papilloma virus are risk factors. The IPPR study highlights the "shocking contribution" domestic wood and coal fires make to the UK's air pollution crisis, which causes 40...More..

Prince William jokes about his bodyguards during visit to Battersea
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

Prince William jokes about his bodyguards during visit to Battersea

In a statement, the banks said they "will not knowingly facilitate or tolerate financial flows that are derived from illegal wildlife trade and associated corruption". "I recently visited Kenya, Tanzania and Na...More..

If a Moon Has a Moon, Is Its Moon Called a Moonmoon?
by | Sunday, October 14, 2018

If a Moon Has a Moon, Is Its Moon Called a Moonmoon?

As for the actual science of moonmoons , Kollmeier and Raymond write, "While many planet-moon systems are not dynamically able to host long-lived sub-moons [a very large moon with a very small moon that can av...More..

Russian rocket to ISS fails mid-air, astronauts land safe
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Russian rocket to ISS fails mid-air, astronauts land safe

Russian news agencies reported that the crew was safe and was making an emergency landing in Kazakhstan where the unsuccessful launch took place. They were to dock at the orbiting outpost six hours later, but...More..

by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Stephen Hawking's final paper released, World Update

In fact, most galaxies - the Milky Way included - are thought to be held together by the gravity of supermassive black holes with masses millions of times that of the sun, which lie at the galactic center. Li...More..

Bimaternal mice born as scientists explore same-sex reproduction
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Bimaternal mice born as scientists explore same-sex reproduction

HEALTHY mice have been bred from two mums and gone on to have normal pups of their own. The researchers weren't looking for a way to make human children with two mothers or two fathers, but attempting to unde...More..

UN Says Canada Needs to Cut Emissions to Stop Catastrophic Climate Change
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

UN Says Canada Needs to Cut Emissions to Stop Catastrophic Climate Change

Addressing the dialogue, Deputy Minister of MONRE Le Cong Thanh said that as one of the countries heavily impacted by climate change, Vietnam has actively implemented worldwide commitments and made efforts to...More..

Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken Florida town
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Searchers find body in hurricane-stricken Florida town

Aerial footage shows coastal cities in the Panhandle wiped out. Communications outages and roads blocked by downed trees, strewn power lines and debris made it hard to get an overall assessment of the damage ...More..

Soyuz rocket carrying astronauts forced into emergency landing after malfunction
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Soyuz rocket carrying astronauts forced into emergency landing after malfunction

In this photo released by Roscosmos , NASA Astronaut Nick Hague, left, and Roscosmos cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin pose for a photo in Baikonur, Kazakhstan on Thursday , Oct. This type of Soyuz rocket has bee...More..

Storm Michael: 155mph winds leave trail of devastation
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Storm Michael: 155mph winds leave trail of devastation

Residents and rescue workers in Florida and other southeastern US states were in the midst of recovering Friday from the devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael, the remnants of which have moved out into...More..

Canada Hints Mushikiwabo Could Win IOF Top Job
by | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Canada Hints Mushikiwabo Could Win IOF Top Job

On Tuesday, the Canadian and Quebec governments announced they were pulling support for Jean to remain the head of the global organization of French-speaking nations, electing to support the "consensus" candida...More..

Air Force Taps Northrop, ULA, Blue Origin for Rocket Prototype Dev't OTAs
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Air Force Taps Northrop, ULA, Blue Origin for Rocket Prototype Dev't OTAs

Through public-private partnership agreements, the goal of the acquisition strategy is to satisfy federal law by ensuring that the USA maintains assured access to space, with at least two domestic launch servic...More..

Hurricane Michael strikes Florida, moves to Carolinas as tropical storm
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Hurricane Michael strikes Florida, moves to Carolinas as tropical storm

The governors of North and SC urged residents to brace for heavy rain and storm-force winds as Michael plowed northward up the Atlantic seaboard. Flash flooding also was reported in North Carolina's two large...More..

Hurricane Michael could hit Florida as a Category 3 Wednesday
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Hurricane Michael could hit Florida as a Category 3 Wednesday

Persons located within these areas should take all necessary actions to protect life and property from rising water and the potential for other risky conditions. The coast is expected to receive tropical storm ...More..

Photos and videos show mass destruction from 'Monstrous' Michael in Florida
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

Photos and videos show mass destruction from 'Monstrous' Michael in Florida

An estimated 6,000 people evacuated to emergency shelters, mostly in Florida, and that number was expected to swell to 20,000 across five states by week's end, said Brad Kieserman of the American Red Cross . B...More..

U.S., Russian astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails
by | Friday, October 12, 2018

U.S., Russian astronauts make emergency landing after booster rocket fails

NASA posted pictures of NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Roscosmos' Alexei Ovchinin undergoing a medical check-up at Dzhezkazgan's airport. They will be transported to the Gargarin Cosmonaut Center in Star City...More..