SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
ELON MUSK: SPACEX IS ALMOST READY TO UPDATE THE WORLD ON ITS PLAN TO GET HUMANS TO MARS
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed via Twitter on Monday that details about the company's BFR and ITS are coming soon. The rocket and spacecraft, respectively, would be SpaceX's major transportation systems for Mars colonization missions.
CANNABIS COULD HELP TREAT EPILEPSY IN CHILDREN
Cannabis could hold the key to treating epilepsy in children, according to new research.
STUDY REVEALS NEW INSIGHTS INTO A STRANGE FORCE THAT CAN BOTH PULL AND PUSH OBJECTS
Brazilian physicists have made a significant observation that expands our understanding of an unusual phenomenon called blackbody force. This new research could help us refine our models of how planets and stars are formed.
HEAT STROKE: CAUSES, SYMPTOMS & TREATMENT
Heat stoke is a very serious medical condition that happens when the body overheats and is unable to cool down without external help.
UK SET TO BECOME THIRD GLOBAL HUB FOR BIOSCIENCES AS INVESTMENT BOOMS
The UK is the world’s third largest global hub for innovation and development in the biosciences sector, new research has found.
A POWERFUL ENERGY BEAM IN SPACE SEEMS TO EXCEED THE SPEED OF LIGHT
Strange beams of plasma that have been observed that seem to defy the laws of physics by moving faster than the speed of light.
REMAINS OF MINI 'KOMODO DRAGON' FOUND IN GREECE
A long-lost relative of today's Komodo dragons lived in Europe as recently as 800,000 years ago.
These reptilians were much smaller than the predatory
that live today in Indonesia.
SPACE MICE: FIRST ANIMALS BORN FROM SPERM STORED ON INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION FOR 9 MONTHS
Fears that space travel could damage fertility and hinder a long term mission to Mars have been partially allayed after healthy mice were born from sperm stored in the International Space Station for nine months.
GOOGLE'S GO-PLAYING AI JUST BEAT THE WORLD'S STRONGEST HUMAN PLAYER
This week, Google DeepMind's AlphaGo won the first of three matches against top Go player Ke Jie. The match up is part of the week-long Future of Go Conference, where AI and Go experts gather to discover AI's greater potential.
NEW RESEARCH SHOWS THAT A “NAKED SINGULARITY” COULD EXIST IN PHYSICS
At the point of a black hole's singularity, the laws of physics cease to apply. Researchers running a simulation have created such a singularity outside of the confines of a black hole.