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What Have We Learnt About Exoplanets From the Kepler Mission?

On Monday June 19, NASA held a media briefing to announce the completed catalogue of exoplanets from the Kepler Mission.<p>The catalogue lists 4,034 …

Universe

Meet the Founder of Impossible Foods, Whose Meat-Free Burgers Could Transform the Way We Eat

On an otherwise unadorned table at an event space overlooking Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, glass bowls displayed the constituent parts of the …

Agriculture

Russia to move air defenses to Syria 'soon,' warns Israel against attack

“If Israel decides to carry out rocket strikes on the deployment locations of the S-300, the consequences will be catastrophic for all sides.”<p>><br>• ><p>An …

Military

How China Is Buying Its Way Into Europe

By Andre TartarAndre Tartar, Mira RojanasakulMira Rojanasakul and Jeremy Scott DiamondJeremy Scott Diamond<p>Published: April 23, 2018<p>For more than a …

China

Public servants struggle in modern America

"For generations of Americans, working for a state or local government — as a teacher, firefighter, bus driver or nurse — provided a comfortable nook …

City Politics

Scientists use graphene to squeeze light to just one atom thick paving the way for tiny switches and sensors

Breakthrough in light compression heralds dawn of a new age of technological possibilities<p>Graphene is regarded as one of the ultimate materials we …

Nanotech

Experts say Tesla has repeated car industry mistakes from the 1980s | Ars Technica

GM spent billions on a mostly fruitless attempt to automate carmaking.<p>Production had been halted for much of last week in Tesla's car factory in …

Tesla

Tech firms like Google, Amazon push power companies toward solar and wind, a blow to coal

SAN FRANCISCO — Every time you save a photo to the cloud, buy something on Amazon, open a Google doc or stream a movie, you’re probably pulling electricity from a wind turbine in Texas or a solar farm in Virginia.<p>In fact, your clicks and taps may have helped build them.<p>Since 2008, renewable energy …

Renewable Energy

New Jersey Is Dealing With A Tick Species That Is New To America

Looks like a bunch of New Jersey residents survived the Winter. But that is not really good news.<p>On Friday, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture announced the latest follow-up to what was described in a February 2018 publication in the <i>Journal of Medical Entomology</i>. The publication detailed an …

Disease

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Gardening

The Iran mess could get even worse

The White House and Europe are on a collision course in the nuclear deal with Iran. That’s bad enough, but there are signs things might get even worse.<p>The Iran nuclear deal (otherwise known as the JPCOA, Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) was meticulously negotiated by the major international …

Middle East

This 3D-printed house aims to end homelessness. Could it work?

A printing company and a nonprofit think they’ve found a solution to global poverty: 3D-printed houses. But activists warn the solution might not be as simple as it sounds.<p>New Story, a charity dedicated to providing shelter for impoverished and distressed communities, and printing company ICON …

Housing

Accused MS-13 East Coast kingpin arraigned on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges

<b>(CNN) —</b> The "highest ranking MS-13" member on the East Coast was arraigned Thursday on felony drug trafficking and conspiracy charges, the Nassau County, New York, District Attorney's Office said.<p>The alleged kingpin, Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, 35, of Laurel, Maryland, "was responsible for carrying …

Crime

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

Stunning Video Offers a Quick Tour of the Crab Nebula

Beautiful images accompany a quick tour of the Crab Nebula in two new videos released by NASA. One video showcases a stunning new composite image of …

Cosmology

Dollar Must Keep Depreciating To Balance Payments

Although the US Treasury refrained from naming any major trading partners as currency manipulators, President Donald Trump on April 16 tweeted that …

Economy

Destruction at the ancient site of Mari in Syria

The ancient city was one of the first archaeological sites to be occupied by Islamic State. Now new photos are revealing the fate of this important site as archaeologists continue to count the cultural cost of Isis<p>Three weeks ago, the Syrian antiquities directorate released new photos showing …

Ancient History

Could the US win World War III without using nuclear weapons?

As the US, Russia and China test each other’s patience and strategic focus, speculation about the chances of a world war has hit a new high. But many …

Military

Why NATO is criticized by Trump and opposed by Russia

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is a military alliance of 29 countries across North America and Europe.<p>Formed in 1949 in the aftermath of World War II, today NATO is criticized by Russia and President Donald Trump.<p>What does NATO do?<p>The alliance is perhaps best defined by Article 5 of its …

Russia

Report: DHS Accidentally Releases ‘Remote Mind Control’ Records

In response to a journalist’s standard FOIA request for records on Antifa and white supremacist groups, the Washington State Fusion Center reportedly …

Surveillance

India stares at water crisis, urgent steps needed: experts

According to a 2012 World Bank report, India is the largest user of groundwater in the world. Photo: Mint<p><b>New Delhi:</b> As the proverbial Indian summer …

India

Poll: 82% of Israelis proud of the country, half fear war is near

A survey conducted on the eve of Independence Day gave a snapshot of Israelis' optimism and anxiety.<p>><br>• ><p>Celebrations at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv for …

Israel

Palantir Knows Everything About You

Peter Thiel’s data-mining company is using War on Terror tools to track American citizens. The scary thing? Palantir is desperate for new …

Surveillance

This 21-Year-Old's $10 Million Business Is Just Nuts (Literally)

Daniel Katz started his first business at the age of 12. Nine years later, he's on his way to building an empire.<p>Daniel Katz isn't good at sitting still. He gets up each day at 2:30 a.m. to do what he calls an hour-long "heavy workout," which, depending on the day, consists of lifting weights, …

Selling

Colombia could use drones to fight cocaine production

next<p>prev<p>Colombia's police could start using drones to tackle a five-year surge in cocaine production that has jeopardized relations with the United States.<p>State contracting documents show that anti-narcotics police in the South American country have hired a local company to test drones for spraying …

Latin America

20 Cultural and Natural Wonders in Danger

Climate change, armed conflict, and development threaten some of Earth's greatest treasures—the World Heritage in Danger List calls for their safeguarding.<p>Each year the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization recognizes cultural and natural sites for their outstanding …

Middle East

Saudi Arabia's First Movie Theater Since the 1980s Opens With Black Panther and Popcorn

(RIYADH, Saudi Arabia) — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots Wednesday evening as Hollywood’s …

Saudi Arabia

15 Things You Should Never Say to an Introvert

Introverts aren't magical beings full of sagacious advice who think they're better than everyone else. They make up a pretty big part of the population — one third to half of the population identifies as introverts. Introversion simply refers to the need for time alone to recharge your batteries. …

Self-help

Implant will show when cancer is present by generating artificial mole on skin

An implant which detects cancer in the body and causes a small artificial mole to appear on the skin as an early warning sign has been developed by scientists.<p>The tiny patch lies under the skin and is made of a network of cells which constantly monitor calcium levels in the body.<p>Cancer causes …

Cancer

Black hole and stellar winds form giant butterfly, shut down star formation in galaxy

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have completed an unprecedented "dissection" of twin galaxies in the final stages of merging.

Cosmology