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Breakthrough solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces hydrogen

<b>Bill Burton, UIC News Center</b> -- Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have engineered a potentially game-changing solar cell that …

Video: Morocco - Gateway to Africa

With this video we travel to Morocco to get a good look at the people, culture, history, and landscapes that exist there. Located in North Africa, …

6 Pieces of Gear to Make Your Next Backpacking Trip More Comfortable

Love to go backpacking but hate to give up some of the comforts of home? This list of gear will make your next backcountry excursion even more …

Backpacking

China's 'Good Will Hunting?' Migrant worker solves complex math problem

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> A Chinese migrant worker with no college degree has found a solution to a complex math problem -- in what appears to be a real life version of the Oscar-winning movie "Good Will Hunting."<p>Yu Jianchun, who works for a parcel delivery company, said he'd always had a passion for numbers …

Pictures of the Week 11.5.15

Jammu and Kashmir

WWF: Mexico Takes Strong Steps to Save the Vaquita Porpoise

<b>In response to actions taken today by Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto to save the endangered vaquita porpoise, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released</b> …

Endangered Species

Ocean Assets Valued at $24 Trillion, but Dwindling Fast

The ocean’s wealth rivals those of the world’s leading economies, but its resources are rapidly eroding, according to a new World Wildlife Fund (WWF) …

World Wildlife Fund

11 of the world’s most threatened forests

Saving Forests at Risk<p>Many of the world's forests are at risk for deforestation. Learn what must be done to save them.<p>Download the Report <i>h</i><p>The Amazon, …

11 of the World’s Most Important Forests Set for Catastrophic Deforestation by 2030

Washington, DC (April 27, 2015) - Over the next 15 years, forest landscapes equaling an area more than twice the size of Texas could be lost to …

Six Steps to Trace Seafood from Bait to Plate

Black market fishing is a global challenge which threatens the current health of our oceans as well as the livelihoods of those who rely on marine …

Meet the world's hottest freshwater fish

The Julimes pupfish sports a big head and likes it hot.<p>Known locally as El Cabezón de Julimes, several thousand pupfish take up exclusive residency …

Fish

Nepal Achieves 21 Percent Increase in Rhino Numbers and Another Year of Zero Poaching of Rhinos

Kathmandu, Nepal – Nepal’s rhino population has increased by an encouraging 21 percent based on the rhino count data released by the Government of …

After Oil Spill, Unique Mangrove Forest Faces More Threats

A new report calls the December 2014 accident a “serious wake-up call”—although its effects appear less serious than first feared.<p>On December 9, 2014, a wrecked tanker released approximately 94,000 gallons (78,271 Imperial gallons) of heavy fuel oil into the Shela River, which runs through the …

US Government Gives Conditional Approval to Shell for Exploratory Drilling in America’s Arctic

The US government has approved an application from Royal Dutch Shell to conduct exploratory drilling for oil in America’s Arctic ocean.<p>Shell still …

Oil & Gas Industry

Why on earth is Narendra Modi going to Mongolia?

Ulan Bator doesn’t usually figure on the itinerary of most world leaders, but Indian prime minister Narendra Modi—after visiting China, and before flying into South Korea—will make a trip to the Mongolian capital on May 17. No Indian prime minister has ever visited the country before.<p>So, why …

India

Worries grow for Rohingya, Bangladeshi migrants on boats

More than 1,100 Rohingya and Bangladeshis have landed on the island since Sunday.<p>By: | Langkawi (malaysia) |<p>Abandoned at sea, thousands of …

Asia

The mind-bending effects of foreign accent syndrome

A little-known condition causes people to adopt a new accent – and lose a part of their identity in the process, finds David Robson.<p>Julie Matthias’s family have a game they sometimes like to play after she comes home, disappointed, from another doctor’s appointment. During dinner, they pick a …

Artificial intelligence experts are building the world’s angriest robot. Should you be scared?

A New Zealand AI company is creating an extremely angry robot. But is this a cause for concern or an exciting computing development?<p>It sounds like the beginning of an apocalyptic sci-fi film. A New Zealand artificial intelligence company is <b>building the angriest robot in the world</b> in the hopes of …

How tribal Indians beat big coal firms

<b>India's government wants to make the country a manufacturing hub - but for that it needs to increase power production. The villagers of Mahan, helped by Greenpeace, recently blocked attempts to mine coal in their forest. Sanjoy Majumder reports.</b><p>"This is the land of our ancestors, we will never give …

India

Villagers armed with smartphones can help stem the rising rate of suicides in India

India has among the highest rates of depression in the world. If Deepika Padukone, a leading Bollywood actress, hadn’t talked publicly about her battle with depression, you probably wouldn’t know.<p>And the stigma attached to mental illnesses is hurting India. Few are brave to speak about it to …

It’s not just the Taj Mahal—pollution is ruining many other iconic monuments in India

India’s pollution problem, which came into the limelight after Delhi’s air was declared even filthier than Beijing’s last year, is even more monumental than we thought.<p>Toxic air spouting out from burning trash and exhaust pipes has taken its toll on the facades of some of the country’s sacred …

Harry Roberts: how the police killer was captured - timeline

<b>12 August 1966:</b> Fearing capture, Harry Roberts and two other men go on a shooting spree in Shepherd’s Bush, killing three plain clothes officers. The men had been planning an armed robbery when police swooped.<p><b>13 August 1966:</b> A post-mortem finds two of the officers had been shot in the head, the …

10 Ways Science Can Make Anyone Sexier

Good looks help, there’s no denying. We make up our mind about people in 100 milliseconds and decide whether they’re hot in 13 milliseconds.<p>Beautiful …

Japanese Surrender in Color (1945)

Naval History

Is Android becoming a monopoly? Europe may believe so

Android has truly become an authority in the mobile market. A powerful operating system that costs nothing to the manufacturer and brings unlimited options to the consumer is hard to beat, a fact that is confirmed by last quarter’s marketshare reports. Google’s mobile OS has reached another …

Castaway: Shipwrecked man makes land 'after 16 months adrift'

Shipwrecked man washes up on Pacific atoll 'after spending 16 months adrift, floating up to 8,000 miles from Mexico'<p>An emaciated man survived 16 months adrift at sea, eating turtles, birds and fish and drinking turtle blood, having floated up to 8,000 miles from Mexico to a remote Pacific atoll, it …

The chastity bra that only opens when you find true love – or so they say

The stakes are getting increasingly high in the battle for the weirdest piece of wearable tech. After wifi-detecting hats and smartphone-charging wellies, it was only a matter of time until it all turned to sex – with the arrival of vibrating knickers, dresses that turn transparent, and a Google …

Dramatic pictures have been released of a huge boulder that has smashed through a farm in northern Italy: http://bbc.in/1iUoxSo The massive rock destroyed a barn, but narrowly missed a farm house and the family living there was unharmed.

Colombian gunmen storm hospital to free prisoner