Friday, September 5, 2014
The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TAISE, 台灣永續能基金會) hosted a “Climate Change Creativity Workshop recently, at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology's (NTUST) International Building.
Microsoft will seek to draw more people to its Internet-based services with two new mid-range smartphones it unveiled Thursday, including one designed to help people take better selfies.
From Charles de Gaulle to the teenage son of Rudyard Kipling, and forgotten names from across the globe, the story of the millions captured or missing in World War I is now laid bare with a mouse-click.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The outgoing head of the fisheries management body for the western and central Pacific has warned that some tuna stocks were now so low they should not be fished.
Economic prosperity is the worst enemy of minority languages, said researchers Wednesday who listed parts of Australia and North America as “hotspots” for extinction risk.
Driven by the quest for an abundant, non-polluting alternative to fossil fuel, scientists said Tuesday they had developed a method to produce propane using sugar and the gut bacteria E. coli.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
A major United Nations conference on small island nations began in Samoa on Monday, with the emphasis on helping them survive the pressing challenge posed by climate change.
A new invention can cheaply and accurately diagnose malaria infection in just a few minutes using only a droplet of blood, researchers reported Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine.
Sea levels around Antarctica have been rising a third faster than the global average, a clear sign of high meltwater runoff from the continent's ice sheet, scientists said on Sunday.
With camouflage uniforms, assault rifles, night vision goggles, thermal imaging devices and radios, wildlife rangers in Kenya's Ol Jogi rhino sanctuary prepare for night patrol in the “war” against poaching.