Contrary to popular assumptions, a researcher with National Taiwan University (NTU) has proved with a study that iron fertilization, the intentional introduction of iron into the ocean to prompt the growth of algae as a means to sequester carbon dioxide, does not promise a definite mitigation of global warming.
That buzzing sound overhead may soon signal the arrival of the 21st-century version of a guy in a hardhat and bucket truck.1 Comment
Facebook apologized on Sunday for a bug that sent a Safety Check notification to users around the world following a deadly suicide bombing in Pakistan.
The six astronauts at the International Space Station got an early Easter treat this weekend with the arrival of a supply ship full of fresh food and experiments.
Scientists have deleted nearly half the genes of a microbe, creating a stripped-down version that still functions, an achievement that might reveal secrets of how life works.
A space station supply ship is set to blast off Tuesday night with a commercial-quality 3-D printer for astronaut as well as public use -- for a price -- and the makings for a large-scale fire.
Three new crew members have joined the International Space Station, including a U.S. grandfather who is poised to enter the record books during his time there, NASA said.
Game not over? Human Go champion Lee Sedol says Google's Go-playing program AlphaGo is not yet superior to humans, despite its 4:1 victory in a match that ended Tuesday.
Europe and Russia have launched a joint mission to explore the atmosphere of Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red planet.
A champion Go player scored his first win over a Go-playing computer program on Sunday after losing three straight times in the ancient Chinese board game, saying he finally found weaknesses in the software.