SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
DRUGS AND CARRIE FISHER: HOW COCAINE, MDMA AFFECT HEART
Actress Carrie Fisher had a number of drugs in her system, including cocaine and MDMA, when she went into cardiac arrest before her death in December.
HUMAN LIMITATIONS COULD PREVENT US FROM ADVANCING IN SCIENCE. AI COULD HELP.
We could achieve more if we start seeing AI as an asset rather than a threat.
HEATWAVE: TAPS RUN DRY AS HOUSEHOLDERS WARNED TO LIMIT WATER USE AS TEMPERATURE SOAR
Water shortages hit homes in the south east leaving households with just a trickle dribbling from taps as Britain looked set to sizzle in the hottest June day for 176 years.
WHAT CAN AN AUTOPSY ON OTTO WARMBIER REVEAL?
An autopsy on Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old American student who was imprisoned in North Korea in 2016 and died yesterday (June 19) in Cincinnati, will be conducted to further investigate his death, according to news reports.
GALLSTONES: CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
Gallstones are supersaturated, pebble-like deposits of bile inside the gallbladder. They can be as small as a grain of sand or as big as a golf ball and can occur as a single stone or as a collection of stones in a combination of sizes.
STEPHEN HAWKING: "I AM CONVINCED THAT HUMANS NEED TO LEAVE EARTH"
Stephen Hawking wants humankind to land on the Moon by the 2020s. Speaking at the Starmus Festival in Trondheim, Norway he spoke about the importance of a lunar mission as a stepping stone for getting us to Mars and beyond.
PHYSICISTS DEMONSTRATE RECORD BREAKING LONG-DISTANCE QUANTUM ENTANGLEMENT IN SPACE
Chinese physicists managed to demonstrate long-distance quantum entanglement in space, breaking previous records. This development, made possible by a novel method, could lead to improved information storage and transfer in the future.
LITTLE-KNOWN INVENTOR OF STEREO AND CRUCIAL WWII RADAR TO BE HONOURED WITH FILM ON 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIS DEATH
The unsung inventor of stereo sound, and a radar system which helped Britain win the Second World War, is finally to be remembered in a new film made by the Universal Music Group.
EARTH-LIKE PLANET DISCOVERED IN HABITABLE ZONE OF NEARBY RED DWARF
Rocky, possibly habitable planets have been found around red dwarf stars often in recent years. Notable discoveries include Proxima b and the seven planets in TRAPPIST-1. A new planet has been found orbiting red dwarf GJ 625.
SHOOTINGS ARE NOW THE 3RD-LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN US KIDS
Gun-related injuries are now the third-leading cause of death among children ages 1 to 17 in the United States, according to a new report.
The results show that almost 1,300 children in the U.S.