A team of scientists has sequenced the genome of a worm belonging to a group of asexual species originating millions of years ago. Surprisingly, the study revealed that it has managed to survive and adapt since it keeps a unique mix of genes that has not been affected by sexual reproduction.
Chinese engineers have converted a New Zealand-made utility plane into the world's first large transport drone for an express delivery company. It is a notable step ahead from the small and low-speed drones currently used by international giants such as Amazon and DHL.
NASA has announced that they will be decommissioning their twin Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellites that have been in low-Earth orbit since 2002. The satellites, which focused on studying Earth’s oceans, will be decommissioned in either October or November.
After several calls from European governments to assist in the war against terror, Facebook has finally agreed to extend a helping hand and start an investigation... into alleged Russian interference during the US 2016 presidential election.
UK intelligence agency GCHQ's National Cyber Security Center has warned the UK will fall victim to a major "preventable" cyberattack, even more severe than the WannaCry strike.
India and China are unanimous on the premise that India's excellence in software technology and China's expertise in hardware if brought together would contribute to better trade and innovation.
The formation of the aerosol layer has been largely attributed to vehicular pollution, though final analysis of the phenomenon is still due.
With China and Russia poised to deepen cooperation on space exploration, a long-term mechanism is needed to realize the full potential of their joint resources.
For years it has been the missing link in the eventual creation of robots boasting super strengths - the actual muscle power itself.
In October 2013, a distillery in Kentucky reported the theft of some of the world's most sought-after bourbon, Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve. Sputnik investigates why a black market has sprung up and why it was the subject of a popular podcast.
Saudi Arabia is lifting a year-long ban on making calls via Skype, WhatsApp and other voice-activated protocols. The ban has been lifted as a result of pressure from businesses.
Billing company PETER-SERVICE has insisted that it operates in accordance with the law and has never provided data to security and law enforcement services of any country. The statement came in response to the recent allegations by the whistleblowing website.
Chinese drone-maker Tengoen unveiled a new series of armed reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) at the 14th China-ASEAN Expo in Nanning, Guangxi Province, China.
Apple’s fresh iOS 11 has been officially out since September 19, and countless numbers of users can’t help pouring out their mixed feelings to Twitter.
The newly-discovered way by a team of Australian researchers of storing light-based information as sound on a computer chip can potentially allow shifting electronic computers to light-based ones. This would ensure a quantum leap in the speed of computer data transfer, Birgit Stiller, research fellow at the University of Sydney, told Sputnik.
A recent study by the Royal Society of the Arts, representing employers' views in Britain, claims that up to four million jobs could be lost in the UK's private sector as technology advances, while unions have doubts.
The two supermassive black hole systems are separated by less than a light year and the discovery will help scientists have a better understanding of the galaxy and predict its future, according to experts.
Russia’s United Engine Corporation has signed a memorandum of cooperation with China’s AECC Commercial Aircraft Engine Co., Ltd. and will work on the creation of an engine for a wide-body long-range aircraft.
A member of a NASA simulated mission to Mars revealed that it would be quite feasible to establish an outpost on the Red Planet provided that mankind gets serious about it.
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