SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
DRUG-RESISTANT MALARIA SPREAD FOR FIVE YEARS BEFORE OFFICIALS REPORTED IT
The delay could stymie efforts to eradicate the disease.
4,300-YEAR-OLD TOMB OF ROYAL FEMALE OFFICIAL FOUND IN EGYPT
The tomb of a woman named Hetpet, who became a senior official in the royal palace, has been discovered in a cemetery on the Giza Plateau, archaeologists from Egypt's antiquities ministry announced today (Feb 3).
QUANTUM VIDEO CALL DISPLAYS THE FUTURE OF SECURE COMMUNICATION
In 2017, a year after China launched the Micius satellite, a quantum video conference was held between China and Europe. The 75-minute call was secured using quantum technology, and serves as a demonstration of the practicality of such communications.
CRASH DIETS MAY STOP THE HEART PUMPING PROPERLY, OXFORD UNIVERSITY WARNS
Crash diets may stop the heart pumping properly, a new study by Oxford University has found.
WEATHER SPACECRAFT WILL MONITOR HUGE SOLAR FLARES ERUPTING FROM THE SUN
The UK Space Agency is funding a weather spacecraft to monitor huge solar flares erupting from the Sun which could knock out communications on Earth.
ADVANCED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY IS HERE. BUT WHO DECIDES WHO GETS ACCESS?
"There is no question that in America you have no right to reproduce."
TELECOMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS COULD HELP SCIENTISTS SYNC UP TELESCOPES
Two (or more) telescopes are far better than one.
LUNGS: FACTS, FUNCTION AND DISEASES
Lungs are sacks of tissue located just below the rib cage and above the diaphragm. They are an important part of the respiratory system and waste management for the body.
A person's lungs are not the same size.
SCIENTISTS IDENTIFIED “ANXIETY CELLS” IN THE BRAIN BY SWITCHING THEM ON AND OFF
In a new study, neuroscientists identified "anxiety cells" in the hippocampus of mice. The researchers believe it's likely that these cells also exist in the human brain, and understanding them could lead to better treatment for anxiety disorders.
WHEN IT COMES TO NATURAL DISASTERS, TECHNOLOGY HAS AN UNAVOIDABLE DARK SIDE
Companies arrive quicker at disaster sites, experimental technology in tow. That might not be great in the long run.