Thursday, November 26, 2015
The private space firm founded by Internet entrepreneur Jeff Bezos claimed a breakthrough for its space travel efforts Tuesday with the launch of a reusable rocket.
Testing of aerial drones to track the movements of sharks in Australian waters began Wednesday as the government admitted there was "no easy way" to protect swimmers from the predators.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
A Taiwanese team has won the robot bowling challenge for university contenders in the 2015 World Robot Olympiad (WRO), with an automaton able to bowl a strike and hit target pins while passing barriers, thanks to its efficient imaging system.
A Japanese rocket lifted off Tuesday and successfully put the national space program's first commercial satellite into orbit, officials said, as Tokyo tries to enter a business dominated by European and Russian companies.
California researchers hatched some malaria-resistant mosquitoes and then gave evolution a shove -- using a groundbreaking technology to ensure the insects pass on that protective gene as they reproduce, with implications far beyond the promise of fighting malaria.
A three-dimensional model magnifying a grain of salt by a billion times went on show in Vienna on Monday, aiming to make it into the Guinness Book of Records.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
A Chinese fishing boat was recently found in waters off the coast of southeastern Taiwan, where spying activities are often reported, the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) said Monday.
Bombed-out buildings tower overhead, and rubble is piled high in the deserted streets of Syria's onetime economic hub Aleppo. Gunshots can be heard in the distance.
Rising from the desert outside Abu Dhabi, Masdar city is laying the groundwork for when the United Arab Emirates' oil wells run dry.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Encryption can be a terrorist's tool. But it's also a key for those hunting attackers, and for many others.