SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE HOUSTON'S FLOODWATERS TO DRAIN?
Houston has turned into a giant bathtub after being inundated with relentless rains from Tropical Storm Harvey, which made landfall in Texas as a hurricane but has since been downgraded to a tropical depression.
THYROID CANCER: SYMPTOMS, DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT
The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that wraps around the throat and is part of the body's endocrine system.
RUSSIA AND CHINA TO SIGN A MULTI-YEAR SPACE EXPLORATION DEAL
Russia and China are getting ready to sign a historic deal in October to collaborate on a series of space exploration missions from 2018 - 2022. This signals an increase in the willingness of international cooperation in the sciences.
A NEW ALEXA-LIKE SYSTEM IS HELPING ROBOTS UNDERSTAND CONTEXT CLUES
Researchers at MIT have developed a system that helps robots process complex commands by improving their ability to understand context. When equipped with this system, the test bot was able to perform 90% of complex commands correctly.
AMAZON SALE: BEST FORCE FRIDAY II DEALS YOU CAN BUY NOW
Force Friday II is upon us and there's never been a better time to stock up on "Star Wars" toys and collectibles.
IN A SURPRISE DISCOVERY, RESEARCHERS USED A LASER BEAM TO CREATE A STREAM OF LIQUID
A team of engineers from the University of Houston were able to demonstrate that lasers can force movement in liquids, in a phenomenon they're calling as laser streaming. This can be very useful in microfluidics, biochemistry, and microfabrication.
EXPERTS WEIGH IN ON THE FIRST HUMAN HEAD TRANSPLANT SURGEON: “I JUST DON’T THINK HE’S DONE THE SCIENCE”
He claims to draw inspiration from the classic novel "Frankenstein".
RESEARCHERS HAVE A THEORY ON HOW THE LIGHTS WENT ON AFTER THE BIG BANG
In the wake of the Big Bang, clouds of gas caused everything to go dark — for a while. Now, researchers at the University of Iowa think they've figured out what changed all that.
SCIENTISTS JUST DISCOVERED MOLECULES THAT COULD TELL US THE ORIGINS OF OUR GALAXY
A team of astronomers detected strong signals of a carbon hydride ion (CH+) in areas surrounding starburst galaxies. These types of galaxies undergo star formation at an accelerated rate, and CH+ could help us to understand how.