Saturday, November 29, 2014
DNA molecules attached to the outside of a rocket may be able survive a trip to suborbital space and back into the Earth's atmosphere at extremely high temperatures, according to a study Wednesday.
Friday, November 28, 2014
The number of accounts on Taiwan's 4G mobile networks stood at 2.1 million as of the end of October, just five months since the mobile broadband standard was launched locally in late May, the National Communications Commission (NCC) said.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
The United Nations on Tuesday adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urged governments to offer redress to citizens targeted by mass surveillance.
The first 3D printer in space has popped out its first creation.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Bee populations have declined in recent decades mainly due to a loss of biodiversity causing the disappearance of their favorite pollinating plants, according to a study published Monday.
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying Italy's first female astronaut has safely docked with the International Space Station (ISS), NASA said.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Europe's first-ever “space plane” will be launched on Feb. 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday that the global cost of obesity has risen to US$2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Of all the overfished fish in the seas, luscious, fatty bluefin tuna are among the most threatened. Marine scientist Goro Yamazaki, who is known in this seaside community as “Young Mr. Fish,” is working to ensure the species survives.