Biology

Pesticide criticized in bee deaths could also kill birds

Sep 12, 2019

Scientists studying a widely used pesticide say even small doses of the chemical can have crippling health effects on migrating birds, and it might be contributing to declines in their overall populations

Singaporean scientist among California boat fire victims

Sep 6, 2019

From veteran water polo coach to Singaporean data scientist, the passengers aboard the ill-fated Conception dive boat were linked by their love for the water

New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas

Aug 19, 2019

A new US lawsuit seeks to establish a "whale protection zone" for endangered orcas in the Pacific Northwest

Study: Asian carp could find plenty of food in Lake Michigan

Aug 12, 2019

A newly released study says if Asian carp reach Lake Michigan, they probably would find enough food to spread farther

Giant Hawaii telescope to focus on big unknowns of universe

Jul 19, 2019

Scientists are expected to explore fundamental questions about the universe when they use a giant new telescope planned for the summit of Hawaii's tallest mountain

Space Exploration

India loses communication with its unmanned moon lander

Sep 6, 2019

India's space agency says it has lost communication with its unmanned spacecraft that was set to touch down Saturday on the moon's south pole.

Russian capsule carrying robot fails space station docking

Aug 24, 2019

A Russian space capsule carrying a humanoid robot has failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station

Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

Aug 20, 2019

Scientists studying the melting of the ice in Greenland this summer are finding themselves working in shirtsleeve weather without the need for gloves

Indian spacecraft launched last month is now orbiting moon

Aug 20, 2019

An unmanned spacecraft India launched last month has begun orbiting the moon before it tries to land near the lunar south pole to study water deposits

NASA scientists fly over Greenland to track melting ice

Aug 15, 2019

Scientists take to the skies to track how Greenland is melting at record levels

Virtual Reality Technology

Virtual reality helps police learn to interact with autistic

May 24, 2019

Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry

The Latest: Facebook takes another stab at virtual reality

Apr 30, 2019

The Latest: Facebook takes another stab at virtual reality

FCC to hold big 5G auction, spend $20B for rural internet

Apr 12, 2019

The U.S. communications regulator will hold a massive auction to bolster 5G service and will spend $20 billion to bolster internet in rural areas

The Latest: Trump says America must win race to build 5G

Apr 12, 2019

President Donald Trump says the race to build 5G is one America must win

Virtual reality tour brings biblical-era Jerusalem to life

Sep 5, 2018

A Jerusalem museum is breathing life into the ancient city with a new virtual reality tour that allows visitors to experience how archaeologists believe Jerusalem looked 2,000 years ago

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