In 2008 Japanese scientists decided to take a handful of cherry tree seeds (and by "handful" we mean over 250) to space. The embryonic plants spent eight months aboard the International Space Station part
With new fingerprint scanning features, smartphones are starting to offer better security for authentication and online transactions. Apple incorporated a touch-based fingerprint scanner in its flagship
Russia issued a blunt warning on Wednesday that it would respond if its interests were attacked in Ukraine, as pro-Kremlin rebels in the east of the country braced for a new military offensive by Kiev.
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Together with our partners we offer a unique range of reporting and analysis from both in and outside this extraordinary country Published: 17 Apr 2014 The Pyongyang regime commits grave human rights while
Genetic differences highlight how the path of these ancient humans diverged from ours. Modern humanity's ancient cousins, the Neanderthals, lived in small groups that were isolated from one another, suggests
Great Energy Challenge The U.S. Department of Energy has been counting on leftover residue from corn cultivation—such as stalks and cobs—as an abundant future source of renewable clean energy, and touted