SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
THE FIRST PEOPLE TO COLONIZE THE SOLAR SYSTEM WILL RISK DEADLY, COSMIC RADIATION
NASA is put in an ethical quandary when it comes to pushing mankind where it has never gone before. Radiation poses a severe threat to astronauts in space, and when it comes to Mars, NASA may have to take a step further.
NEW MATERIALS CONDUCT ELECTRICITY AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT
Researchers have developed two-dimensional material with breakthrough electric and magnetic properties. These have the potential to make quantum computers work in more regular conditions.
CHINA AND EUROPE MAY BUILD A "MOON VILLAGE" IN THE 2020S
The China National Space Administration and the European Space Agency want to work together to create an international moon base in the 2020s. Cooperation will be important in this new age of space exploration.
AI WITH HUMAN-LEVEL INTELLIGENCE WILL BE WALKING THE STREETS BY 2040
According to expert Ben Ross, human-level AI is something that we will see in our lifetime, and we'd better be prepared for it — because whether it will be a force of good or destruction is actually in our hands.
A NEW QUANTUM PROBE LETS US SEE ELECTRON FLOW
Researchers from the University of Melbourne's Center for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology have developed a new quantum imaging technique that's capable of probing electron movement in nanoscale electronic materials, such as graphene.
ASTRONAUTS ANSWER ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT BODILY FUNCTION IN SPACE
There is a new era in space travel dawning. Companies are more willing to cooperate with government agencies and each other to make commercial space flight a reality sooner. This will lead to a dawning in a new era of people learning to answer nature's call in space.
HOW WOULD JUST 2 DEGREES OF WARMING CHANGE THE PLANET?
The Earth is home to a range of climates, from the scorching dunes of the Sahara to the freezing ridges of Antarctica.
SOARING DEER NUMBERS ARE BEHIND GROWING PROBLEM OF LYME DISEASE, WARN EXPERTS
Britain’s soaring deer population is fuelling the growing problem of Lyme disease, scientists have warned.
The people who are considered to be part of the "Hopewell culture" built massive earthworks and numerous mounds while crafting fine works of art whose meaning often eludes modern archaeologists.
This "Hopewell culture" flourished between roughly A.D.
MALARIA ON RISE IN US AS TRAVELERS RETURN WITH DISEASE
More than 2,000 people in the U.S. return from visits abroad with malaria every year, a new report says.