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07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
LONDON (AP) — What to do during Britain’s hottest summer in years? Why, count butterflies, of course. Britain is holding a Big Butterfly Count to help experts assess the state of...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
MOSCOW (AP) — One of Russia’s best-known graduate schools, created to avoid a brain drain among top academics in the newly open Russia of the 1990s, has lost its state accreditation, amid fears of a wider clampdown on educational institutions with strong Western connections. Russian government auditors last month revoked the accreditation of the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, the second case in a year that a private school which partners with a European university has been downgraded. “They are closing down independent intellectual centers,” said Mikhail Gelfand, a biotechnology professor at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow. Known colloquially as...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50-year anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction. The black-tie Apollo Celebration Gala held under a Saturn V rocket at the Kennedy Space Center on Saturday evening featured a panel discussion by astronauts, an awards ceremony and an auction of space memorabilia. Hundreds of people attended the sold-out event, including British physicist Brian Cox, who presented Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson with the ShareSpace Foundation’s Innovation...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
LG is planning to release the LG V40 ThinQ later this year. According to ETNews, LG’s next-generation smartphone from the V-series will make its debut as early as October. The report citing a senior official said that LG is preparing to launch the upcoming LG V40 ThinQ smartphone in Korea on October 5,...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Samsung is planning to unveil its Bixby-powered smart speaker next month, reports the Wall Street Journal. The said smart speaker will take on Google Home, Amazon Echo, and Apple’s HomePod. The smart speaker is expected to debut at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event on August 9 where the company will unveil its next flagship model, the...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Every time I see my mom struggling to keep her home clean, I think there should be more technology that can come to our help to do daily mundane chores. But then the technology is already there, it is just that we prefer traditional ways and somehow seem convinced that old is better in many situations. iRobot has been selling its robotic vacuum cleaners for a while now and the products have been available even in India. In fact, there are now quite a few companies trying to produce similar products, some with features like wet mopping created for the Indian homes — or should I say psyche. iRobot Roomba 966 price in India: Rs 54,900...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Samsung is expected to reveal a new wireless charger, dubbed the Wireless Charger Duo. The image of Samsung’s upcoming wireless charger has been leaked by Roland Quant from�WinFuture.de, which...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Samsung is apparently planning to merge the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note into a single unified series.� According to a report from The Bell, the idea of unifying both of these flagship series has been actively discussed within the company internally as well as with its partners. Although the report is unconfirmed, it makes a lot of sense for Samsung to merge the Galaxy...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
TRAI for net neutrality, seeks to restrict service providers from content discriminationTRAI to issue net neutrality recommendations tomorrowCompetition Commission says TRAI needs to take a stand on Net Neutrality Government is in the process of framing rules to implement net neutrality in the country, which bars service providers from discriminating against internet content and...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Huawei is reportedly working on a smartphone with a notch-like hole in the display panel. According to the Korean media outlet, ETNews, the alleged Huawei device will have a 6.39-inch LCD display. The report reveals that the Chinese OEM could likely release this strangely designed smartphone in the fourth quarter of this year. ETNews...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Sony Limited Edition Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 Pro Bundle announced, to be priced at $399Sony WP-SP700N review: Great fit, good audioFlipkart Big Shopping Days sale 2018: Top deals on Bluetooth speakers, headphones and more A leak reveals the upcoming Sony Xperia XZ3 in several cases, but the company has been mum about the existence...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Oppo F9 and F9 Pro have received Bluetooth certification, hinting at the imminent launch.�DealnTech has been able to find the company’s teaser for the F9. The teaser shows�an outline of the phone’s back�with ‘Coming Soon’ and...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Sau Lan Wu spent decades working to establish the Standard Model of particle physics. Now she’s searching for what lies beyond it. ......
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
The spacecraft Boeing plans to use to fly Nasa astronauts to the International Space Station suffered a significant setback...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Europe’s record $5bn fine against Google marks the biggest regulatory attack yet on technology giants. But investors and analysts shrugged off the ruling’s potential to dent Google’s business. ......
07/22/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/tech/facebook-building-satellite-113209630.html"img src="http://l2.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/pL9UoxcFacyXMRuf2eZwZQ--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/digital_trends_973/feb9500325e9e40704a5ae1c53f53e81" width="130" height="86" alt="Facebook is building a satellite" align="left" title="Facebook is building a satellite" border="0" /aIn publicly disclosed FCC emails and in a confirmation to Wired, Facebook has revealed that it is looking to launch an in-house developed satellite called Athena in order to offer broadband service to quot;unserved and underservedquot; areas.pbr clear="all"
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Creative Commons. Greening sidewalks, parks and vacant or dilapidated spaces could be an important and inexpensive tool to help address the rising cases of depression, anxiety and stress in urban communities, suggests a study. "Dilapidated and vacant spaces are factors that put residents at an increased risk of depression and stress and may explain why...
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Britain has a summer job for you: Count the butterflies Astronaut drops in on Kraftwerk gig, plays duet from space Newly released...
07/22/2018   Wired Science
Sau Lan Wu spent decades working to establish the Standard Model of particle physics. Now she’s searching for what lies beyond it.
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Being a 'do-gooder' may sometimes backfire, say scientists who found that highly cooperative and generous people can attract hatred, especially in competitive circumstances. ......
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
LONDON (AP) — The British government is facing rising calls to liberalize abortion laws in Northern Ireland. More than 170 politicians called Sunday for action to be taken. The group included legislators from political parties in Britain, Ireland and Northern Ireland. They sent a letter to the Sunday Times to urge Britain to repeal the 19th- century laws that make it a crime to seek an abortion in Northern Ireland. They say nearly 1,000 women and girls from Northern Ireland traveled to the British mainland last year to get abortions while others took illegal abortion drugs at home. ......
07/22/2018   WorldNews Science
Britain will witness a spectacular and rare celestial spectacle this week. At dusk on Friday, the full moon will rise and reveal itself coloured a deep red. The nation will then experience a blood moon or, as astronomers term it, a total lunar eclipse....
07/22/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://finance.yahoo.com/news/applied-materials-bets-big-cobalt-100700493.html"img src="http://l2.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/3kMkdyzJv3Xr6yMidk7hwQ--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/motleyfool.com/d900d07e07815950079fe7984108b3e8" width="130" height="86" alt="Applied Materials Bets Big on Cobalt" align="left" title="Applied Materials Bets Big on Cobalt" border="0" /aBattery makers arenapos;t the only ones interested in this material.pbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://finance.yahoo.com/news/amazon-apos-amzn-jeff-bezos-224510046.html"img src="http://l2.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/o0tlnlYOSBjk2u4HN3RzmQ--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/zacks.com/c5db26a6c8a6bd9f429c6581e1935769" width="130" height="86" alt="Is Amazonapos;s (AMZN) Jeff Bezos Helping Usher in the Next Space Race?" align="left" title="Is Amazonapos;s (AMZN) Jeff Bezos Helping Usher in the Next Space Race?" border="0" /aBlue Origin is a privately funded aerospace manufacturer and spaceflight service company based in Kent, Washington, and is the brainchild of Amazon (AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos. Founded in 2000, the company aims to take private consumers to space.pbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/florida-man-killed-unarmed-man-204925562.html"img src="http://l.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/umT2Ejc.enAIKzOdJaLAEQ--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/time_72/aba5a5306ccda88346f5d783b37b1cd8" width="130" height="86" alt="Florida Man Who Killed Unarmed Man Over a Parking Spot Wonapos;t Be Arrested" align="left" title="Florida Man Who Killed Unarmed Man Over a Parking Spot Wonapos;t Be Arrested" border="0" /aAuthorities say the incident falls under the stateapos;s quot;stand your groundquot; lawpbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science

Survivors of Missouri's Duck Boat Tragedy Describe What Happened as the Boat SankOf the 31 people aboard, only 14 survived


07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science

What's Inside This 2,000-Year-Old Mystery Sarcophagus?More importantly, why are people petitioning to drink its sewage juice?


07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/world-economic-leaders-condemn-president-181117776.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/Az7loAcwzYIxrbjZGVOMPg--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/time_72/ce720efc8207c7a2cb60d486af83373d" width="130" height="86" alt="World Economic Leaders Condemn President Trumpapos;s Twitter Trade Rants at G-20 Summit" align="left" title="World Economic Leaders Condemn President Trumpapos;s Twitter Trade Rants at G-20 Summit" border="0" /aOfficials from Germany to Japan and South Africa rejected Trumpapos;s stancepbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/nearly-one-hurricane-maria-puerto-164420221.html"img src="http://l.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/arpbGuZGJBO4frLcsdpN8A--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/time_72/4aa1d216b5ed5b322df4be900d016b1a" width="130" height="86" alt="Nearly One Year After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Morgues are Still in a Crisis" align="left" title="Nearly One Year After Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican Morgues are Still in a Crisis" border="0" /aThe forensic sciences department has been overwhelmed by the amount of bodiespbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science

Russian Diplomat Calls for the Release of Suspected Foreign Agent Maria ButinaRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the arrest is unacceptable


07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/still-fighting-inside-dedication-national-154544928.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/aSwFPNhO.Zdp3xr930j5Gw--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/time_72/df7d2d3dbb7212091b56d0c818f9575e" width="130" height="86" alt="Still Fighting: Inside the Dedication of the National Confederate Museum" align="left" title="Still Fighting: Inside the Dedication of the National Confederate Museum" border="0" /aPhotographer Mark Peterson documents the dedication ceremony at the site of the National Confederate Museum, an upcoming and controversial museum dedicated to the Confederacypbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science

President George H.W. Bush's Former Doctor Killed While CyclingHouston police report the cardiologist was shot by another bicyclist


07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/president-trump-fully-supports-federal-132115648.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/RJdrvf9ikygrkzSXmBOTAg--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/time_72/fbbcb09d669182efe5fd90a6c5ed5c00" width="130" height="86" alt="President Trump Fully Supports Federal Reserve, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says" align="left" title="President Trump Fully Supports Federal Reserve, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Says" border="0" /aMnuchin said Trump isnapos;t trying to interfere in the foreign-exchange marketpbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://finance.yahoo.com/news/israel-plans-moon-landing-early-121300608.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/rkwJG2NoUv82PXgWATfMag--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/motleyfool.com/4eceb595f50a243d963369b077385864" width="130" height="86" alt="Israel Plans Moon Landing by Early Next Year" align="left" title="Israel Plans Moon Landing by Early Next Year" border="0" /aGetting a boost from SpaceX, Israel will become only the fourth country to ever land on the Moon.pbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Wired Science
With infrared eyes, astronomers are more than scratching the surface of Saturn’s hazy moon.
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/between-teen-binge-drinking-memory-113000078.html"img src="http://l.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/ls6xtkU4vIkFUY38agMC7g--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/inverse_media_399/55e1602e557220329ee0f53d77e8e65f" width="130" height="86" alt="Link Between Teen Binge Drinking and Memory Issues Explained in New Study" align="left" title="Link Between Teen Binge Drinking and Memory Issues Explained in New Study" border="0" /aThereapos;s a reason theyapos;re so forgetful.pbr clear="all"
07/21/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/judge-threw-another-climate-suit-100000595.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/hIYLLh37sp0fB8db_aYiOA--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/science.mashable/17561a57205466a70cc2d47e62765c6e" width="130" height="86" alt="A judge threw out another climate suit against Big Oil. But the real battles lie ahead." align="left" title="A judge threw out another climate suit against Big Oil. But the real battles lie ahead." border="0" /aFor the second time this summer, a federal judge acknowledged that oil companies are unquestionably responsible for the greenhouse gases amassing in the atmosphere, warming the planet and causing seas to rise. But district court judge John Keenan ultimately ruled that courts arenapos;t a good place to decide whether oil companies are responsible for the environmental damages wrought by the sale of their fossils fuels. On Thursday, Keenan tossed out New York Cityapos;s lawsuit against Chevron, ExxonMobil, and other oil giants, explaining that quot;the immense and complicated problem of global warmingquot; requires a global solution — involving Congress and the president — because courts arenapos;t equipped to solve such a world-encompassing problem. In the short-term, this could appear as two telling victories for oil companies, who have no interest in being liable for past, current, and future damages inflicted by rising seas, drought, and extreme flooding. But fossil fuel producers are far from absolved. No climate-liability lawsuit has yet made it past preliminary court hearings, but persuading a judge to send an unprecedented climate-liability lawsuit to trial was expected to be quite challenging. There are still plenty of cases ahead to be examined by different judges in different parts of the country. SEE ALSO: 2018 is only halfway over, but a troubling climate change trend is already apparent quot;The story is far from over,quot; Michael Burger, executive director of Columbia Universityapos;s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, said in an interview. quot;This doesn’t settle the issue — it’s another decision in what will ultimately be 10 or 20 more.quot; What happens next Courts on both federal and state levels still have some big issues to work out before a trial can even begin. quot;Before any court gets to the merit of the cases or decides if these [oil] companies are liable, or whether they lied or didn’t lie, there are a number of preliminary issues confronting the plaintiffs [like New York City],quot; said Burger.  The first is whether courts should deal with climate change lawsuits — a global problem involving foreign nations — at all. The second is if climate damages fall under the purview of federal laws that already exist, like the decades-old Clean Air Act. Warming climes in Antarctica have caused massive ice shelves, like Larsen B in 2003, to collapse into the sea.Image: nasaFor now, tossed-out cases like New York Cityapos;s will be taken up by appeals courts, where the suits will be examined from a clean slate by different judges. quot;This is par for the course,quot; said Burger, noting that there are hundreds of thousands of cases going on in the U.S. all the time. The legal process is inherently tedious and drawn out. Two climate-liability cases may have already been thrown out of federal courts, but one hasnapos;t. A federal judge in California recently sent a similar case, in which the County of San Mateo is suing Chevron for sea level rise, to state court.  So the score, so to speak, is two to one.  quot;The courts are split,quot; said Burger. Where oil companies might fall  Most of the cases filed by cities and counties against fossil fuel companies are taking place in state, not federal courts. And this is where cities might have better odds. State courts generally have formal, established laws for quot;nuisancequot; lawsuits, a realm of law meaning an action that, broadly speaking, causes trouble or injury. quot;They have a higher chance of success because of more favorable state doctrine — this is especially true in California,quot; Ann Carlson, the director of the Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the UCLA School of Law, said over email. In 2017, for example, a California case involving lead paint exposure foreshadowed what state judges could decide in climate cases, Maya Golden-Krasner, senior attorney at the Climate Law Instituteapos;s Center for Biological Diversity, said in an interview. California judges said that paint companies must pay $1.1 billion to clean up lead paint in homes built before 1978. quot;There’s good reason to be in state court,quot; noted Golden-Krasner. quot;Thatapos;s certainly one reason why the plaintiffs [cities and counties] have filed the cases there,quot; said Burger. Federal judges, in fact, might decide that climate change is even better suited to state courts. This would challenge Keenanapos;s ruling, which said that greenhouse gases affect every inch of the globe, so federal politicians must deal climate change damages.  quot;Such claims implicate countless foreign governments and their laws and policies,quot; wrote Keenan. But Golden-Krasner called this interpretation quot;a mistake.quot; New York Cityapos;s problem, like San Franciscoapos;s, is a local problem, affecting specific communities, she said. quot;These cases are asking for damages for a very local problem,quot; Golden-Krasner said. quot;Should companies who made trillions of dollars selling fossil fuels pay for damages — or should it fall to taxpayers?quot; quot;Itapos;s just the beginning of the climate fight,quot; she said. WATCH: This quot;horrorquot; was spotted off the coast of the Carolinas  pbr clear="all"
07/20/2018   Yahoo! Science

Firefighters injured as blaze near Yosemite growsA fire that claimed the life of one firefighter and injured two others near California's Yosemite national park has almost doubled in size in three days, authorities said Friday. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said the so-called Ferguson fire had spread to an area of 22,892 acres (92.6 square kilometers), and is so far only 7 percent contained. More than 2,700 people are tackling the blaze, which started a week ago in the Sierra Nevada forest.


07/20/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/democratic-centrists-see-apos-silent-230711074.html"img src="http://l1.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/KNZLLdf0kydYoIVMsrCWbQ--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/time_72/49ef82361cb3e7c868454b5fec4375e7" width="130" height="86" alt="Democratic Centrists See a apos;Silent Majorityapos; Ready to Rebuild" align="left" title="Democratic Centrists See a apos;Silent Majorityapos; Ready to Rebuild" border="0" /aDemocratic pragmatists see a path to retaking power through the center, but they worry about proposals too far to the left.pbr clear="all"
07/20/2018   Wired Science
Municipalities all over the US are taking oil companies to court for damages related to global warming. They're losing.
07/20/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/koch-brothers-mount-grassroots-effort-190255932.html"img src="http://l2.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/rLa0im_hsX.oRvb6MbXVlA--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/time_72/60056b82a1854fbe70229095fb02cc89" width="130" height="86" alt="Koch Brothers Mount Grassroots Effort to Support Immigration" align="left" title="Koch Brothers Mount Grassroots Effort to Support Immigration" border="0" /aThe LIBRE Initiative is revving up a grassroots effort to lobby Congress, backed by the billion brothers Charles and David Koch.pbr clear="all"
07/20/2018   Yahoo! Science

Scientists Just Found a 99-Million-Year-Old Baby SnakeScientists Just Found a 99-Million-Year-Old Baby Snake


07/20/2018   Yahoo! Science
pa href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/stark-space-photos-show-uk-183117769.html"img src="http://l2.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/zRdSx_vPXjSD8xCODMfH6A--/YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b247aD04Njt3PTEzMDs-/http://media.zenfs.com/en-US/homerun/science.mashable/25d5ee0a45c0bf4be22417248ba0ee90" width="130" height="86" alt="Stark space photos show UK transforming from green to brown after heat waves" align="left" title="Stark space photos show UK transforming from green to brown after heat waves" border="0" /aThe usual verdant grasses surrounding Buckingham Palace and much of the British Open’s 176-year-old Carnoustie golf course have yellowed since May.  A lack of rain combined with near-record heat through the first half of the summer created this situation, and satellites images from the United Kingdomapos;s Met Office illustrate the expansive reach of the isles’ browning grasses.  SEE ALSO: 2018 is only halfway over, but a troubling climate change trend is already apparent Like the UK, much of the world — even Arctic regions — have been hit with extreme heatwaves or hot spells in the last couple weeks or longer. Siberia reached 90 degrees earlier this month (40 degrees above normal), Scandinavia is burning, and Californiaapos;s parched land has been turned to tinder. Image: UK Met Office Image: Uk met office Heatwaves, say climate scientists, would certainly happen regardless of whether or not human-caused climate change is a factor. But the planet has been warming at an accelerated pace for 40 years now, making heat extremes more likely. quot;Weather is not climate, obviously, and weapos;d still experience extreme events in an unchanged climate,quot; Kate Marvel, a climate scientist at NASAapos;s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, said over email. quot;But weapos;re apos;loading the diceapos; here — creating the conditions that make heatwaves much more likely,quot; said Marvel. Browned fields in Marlborough, England on July 10, 2018.Image: Matt Cardy/Getty ImagesSo far this summer, the UK is on track to challenge 1995 as the driest UK summer in recorded history, Alex Deacon, a Met Office meteorologist, explained online. The same can be said for the UKapos;s heat since early June. quot;Itapos;s been quite remarkable if we take 2018 so far,quot; said Deacon.  quot;We could be pushing records,quot; he added. Though it can be challenging to attribute any particular weather event, like a heatwave, to climate change, with improving measurements scientists have begun to a connect extreme weather events to the changing climate. People walk on the parched grass in Greenwich on July 19.Image: Amer Ghazzal/REX/Shutterstockquot;We can pretty confidently attribute heat waves to climate change in many cases,quot; said Marvel, noting the first major attribution event found a human fingerprint in an earlier European heatwave, in 2003. quot;We can blame climate change for many subsequent heatwaves,quot; Marvel added. At this early stage, itapos;s unclear if the UKapos;s current period of heatwaves and warm spells has a clear human fingerprint, but itapos;s certainly consistent with Earthapos;s warming trend, both on the global scale, and in individual countries.  And itapos;s not ending yet. The Met Office expects another heatwave to hit the nation this weekend. WATCH: How does a lightsaber work?pbr clear="all"
07/20/2018   Wired Science
The state's third-largest wildfire ever burned more than 100,000 acres and destroyed more than 200 homes.
07/20/2018   Wired Science
Are science and commerce the only legitimate pursuits off-planet—and who gets to decide?
07/20/2018   Wired Science
NASA's ban on scientific contacts doesn't apply to all academics.
07/19/2018   Wired Science
Humans are going to live on the moon eventually. So how are we going to *move around* there?
07/19/2018   Wired Science
Sending a robot into the icy depths and getting it back alive can be more challenging than communicating with a Mars rover millions of miles away.
07/18/2018   Wired Science
Just like groups of birds or insects, these drones organize themselves into cohesive groups—a so-called "emergent" property of their individual actions.
07/18/2018   Wired Science
In just 15 years, roughly 4,000 miles of fiber-optic cables in US coastal cities could go underwater.
07/18/2018   Wired Science
Crypto-developers—ironically, a community devoted to eliminating centralized authority—could use more traditional vetting structures.
07/17/2018   Wired Science
It has retreated, but the risk of what happens with a grounded iceberg is almost luck of the draw.
07/17/2018   Wired Science
Eleven of them behave a lot like Jupiter's other moons, but the twelfth one is weird (in a good way).
07/17/2018   Wired Science
It took thousands of years for humans to breed a pea-sized fruit into a beautiful beefsteak tomato. Now, with gene editing, scientists can change everything.
07/16/2018   Wired Science
You can make a physics model that teaches you tons about running.
07/16/2018   Wired Science
Extreme heat already kills more than 100 New Yorkers yearly. That could rise to thousands a year by 2080.
07/16/2018   Wired Science
You don’t typically find philosophical bickering at an FDA public meeting. But then again, lab-grown meat is no ordinary topic.
07/14/2018   Wired Science
Evidence mounts that organisms without nervous systems can in some sense learn and solve problems, but researchers disagree about whether this is “primitive cognition.”
07/13/2018   Wired Science
A new online sim computes how and where a robot should grip objects like vases and turbine housings. You can even upload designs of your own objects.
07/13/2018   Wired Science
Celmatix sells a genetic test for reproductive health, and it's looking to expand.

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