Category: Science

Proportion
staffJanuary 2, 2017

SpaceX concluded accident investigation, to start launching rockets again

SpaceX has identified the anomaly responsible for the explosion of its Falcon 9 rocket on Sept. 1, 2016, and is ...

Proportion
staffJanuary 2, 2017

How does Stephen Hawking’s speech device work?

Hawking’s speech synthesizer is a predictive-word processor especially developed for him by a team of five Intel engineers. The solutions ...

Proportion
staffDecember 31, 2016

Timekeepers add ‘leap second’ to world clocks for new year

Clocks around the world will add a leap second to coordinate with a change in the speed of Earth’s rotation. ...

Proportion
staffDecember 31, 2016

Space station battery replacements to begin New Year’s Eve

The batteries that store the energy generated by the International Space Station’s four solar panel arrays are being replaced. The ...

Proportion
staffDecember 28, 2016

Dark matter has decreased since the Big Bang: Study

Scientists in Russia have calculated the rate of dark matter decay, explaining the decline of dark matter in the universe ...

Proportion
staffDecember 28, 2016

Scientists use magnetic stem cells to fight cancer

Scientists have developed a technology to control mesenchymal stem cells or MSCs, in an effort to fight cancer cells in ...

Proportion
staffDecember 27, 2016

Ant-like bees among newly discovered desert species

Researchers at Utah State University have discovered nine new desert bee species, including two featuring males that look very much ...

Proportion
staffDecember 21, 2016

Addictive cravings still detectable after death

A protein known as FosB in the reward centre of the brain alters in chronically ill people suffering from an ...

Proportion
staffDecember 21, 2016

First look at birthplaces of most current stars

Astronomers have gotten their first look at exactly where most of today’s stars were born. To do so, they used ...

Proportion
staffDecember 21, 2016

Scientists use synthetic leaf to produce drugs

Researchers have found a way to make drugs using a sun-powered artificial leaf. The prototype reactor is inspired by real ...