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.
A large group of sunspots can now be seen with the naked eye from Taiwan and will remain visible until Nov. 27 as solar activity peaks, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said.
A cesspool of fraud and lies in the banking industry has come to light since the financial crisis of 2008, raising questions about how such rogue behavior could have happened.