Wednesday 17th of July 2019
Bahrain launches its first satellite in 2020
Minister of Cabinet Affairs stressed on the importance of space science in providing many important services needed in Bahrain, whether in the governmental or private sector. He said that Bahrain's Na...
French inventor soars above Champs-Elysees on flyboard at Paris parade
A French inventor and entrepreneur on Sunday soared above the Champs-Elysees on a turbine engine-powered flyboard in front of President Emmanuel Macron and other EU leaders
Elephant, rhino populations rebounding in Tanzania after anti-poaching crackdown
Elephant and rhino populations in Tanzania have begun to rebound after a government crackdown dismantled organized criminal networks involved in industrial-scale poaching, the country’s presidency sai...
Former astronaut helps break flight record over poles
A former astronaut landed back at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on Thursday after helping to shatter a pair of records for a round-the-world airplane flight over the North and South poles
Innovative hurricane-resistant house build from over 600,000 recycled plastic bottles
To give an economic and quick building solution, which is simple, modern and durable, Canadian firm JD Composites has built its first innovative concept house, called ‘Beach House’, from about 612,000...
Instagram announces new AI-powered features to combat bullying
Social media platform Instagram announced two new tools yesterday. The first tool is intended to use AI in order to warn users if a comment they are about to post might be offensive, giving a chance t...
Common cold virus able to kill cancer cells, pioneering study finds
After carrying out a study, researchers from University of Surrey concluded that the common cold virus can ‘help revolutionize treatment’ for bladder cancer by infecting and killing its cells, and can...
X-rays help astronomers detect spinning black holes
It can be tricky to measure the spin of a black hole, particularly when it's hard to see them, but astronomers have pulled off just such a feat
Robot made out of tree branches learns to move on its own
The robot was made as a part of collaboration between researchers at the University of Tokyo and an AI firm called Preferred Networks. The unique robot is able to move around despite of its size, shap...
A Greek skull may belong to the oldest human found outside of Africa
A skull found in a cliffside cave on Greece’s southern coast in 1978 represents the oldest Homo sapiens fossil outside Africa, scientists say.
Moons that escape their planets could become ‘ploonets’
In other star systems, some moons could escape their planets and start orbiting their stars instead, new simulations suggest.
Vega rocket fails after takeoff in French Guiana
A rocket carrying a satellite for the United Arab Emirates failed shortly after taking off from French Guiana on Wednesday night, launch company Arianespace said.