Researchers in Northern Germany have raised alarm after finding in water a pathogen that can’t be killed even by last-ditch antibiotics, and which can lead to serious illnesses. Germany’s environment ministry insists greater research is needed before action.
McDonald’s salty, crispy and addictive french fries may be more than just a guilty pleasure. They could also help cure baldness, according to Japanese scientists.
China is editing human DNA using a revolutionary gene-editing tool invented in the US, in 2012, in an effort to fight cancer and other viruses. But so far China is the only country where clinical trials on humans are underway. Sputnik spoke to one of the doctors behind them, Wu Shixiu, deputy chief physician at Hangzhou Cancer Hospital.
The Royal Institute of Technology is seeking to dispel the stereotypical image of a hacker as an unsocial self-taught rebel working from a dark basement and wearing a hoodie by making the activity a scientific discipline.
New malware forces devices to mine the Monero cryptocurrency, slowing them down and discharging the batteries. All Android OS based devices may be vulnerable.
Modern-day robots can do many things. They can even talk. However, those of them who talk too much may have to pay a price for being too talkative, which is exactly what happened to a robot in Turkey.
A new initiative by UNICEF is using the Ethereum cryptocurrency as a basis for a more transparent donation system, which seeks to reduce losses due to corruption and middlemen costs.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US prosecutor's office has claimed that a US federal court rejects Russian cyber security company Kaspersky Lab's motion filed against the US decision to prohibit the use of the company's products in the computer systems of state agencies.
The director of the Scientific-Educational Center for Innovative Mining Technologies of the Moscow-based National University of Science and Technology MISIS (NUST MISIS), Pavel Ananyev, spoke with RIA Novosti about space drilling rigs, water extraction on the Moon and 3D printers at space stations.
India's space agency, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), is prepping for its second mission to the moon, which is scheduled for blast off around April 2018.
Following decades of research, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has completed lab testing for a supersonic aircraft that can achieve supersonic speed without the “boom” of breaking the sound barrier, but with just a softer thump.
The app-based digital driver's license is expected to become a popular alternative to its time-tested plastic precursors and may even replace them altogether, once necessary legislative changes are made.
As part of the international aerospace event Singapore Airshow 2018 which is to take place in Singapore from February 6 through February 11, Russian Helicopters is to present the latest civilian and military helicopters and conduct negotiations with potential customers.
Doctors in the Nordic nation, which is Western Europe's leading oil exporter, intend to pioneer innovative calculations employed by the oil industry to replace the current cardiological routine, which involves inserting plastic tubes all the way to the patient's heart.
TOKYO, (Sputnik) – Samsung Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has been released from prison after an appeals court in Seoul suspended his bribery sentence. His sentence was reduced to two and a half years, and Lee was released on four-years' probation, according to local media.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to grow a new hand? Organ regeneration is one step closer now, as scientists have decoded the genome of the wily little axolotl.
British scientists have received the green light to create the country’s first so-called three parent babies.
The ATF operation revealed a flourishing gun trade taking place on the dark web, including banned models. The agency predicts 2018 to be more dangerous, as illegal market sales rise.
Recent space observations challenge the current cosmological theory, raising inconvenient questions. Scientist play the pasky inquiries down, citing statistical quirks.
Due to the development of artificial intelligence systems, humanity could be on the threshold of a fourth industrial revolution. Although fully functional robots walking down the streets and self-driving cars flying above them is still a scenario of a distant future.
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