Since 2009, astronomers using the Kepler orbital observatory have claimed scientific confirmation of the existence of exoplanets - including the possible Earth-like Kepler-452b - in other regions of our galaxy.
More than 200 amphibian species have gone extinct or nearly extinct due to a deadly fungus which scientists have recently traced back to the Korean War.
The current surge of volcanic activity on Hawaii’s Big Island threatens to spill over into a series of massive explosions, ScienceAlert reported, citing researchers and local officials.
The newest Kortezh presidential limousine was showcased during the presidential inauguration, replacing the armored Mercedes S-Class and becoming the first Russian-made presidential limo to be used since 1995.
Facebook considers creating a cryptocurrency to be used for transactions between billions of its users, US media reported, citing anonymous sources privy to the matter.
NASA has announced plans to send a small helicopter to Mars on their 2020 mission, which also aims to place a rover from the latest generation on the planet. If successful, it would be the first time humanity has deployed a helicopter on another planet.
Researchers in the US and China have revealed that voice-based assistants such as Siri and Alexa, which are becoming common household items, can hear disguised commands that humans cannot.
The billionaire entrepreneur announced his project about half year ago after being dissatisfied with the traffic situation on the way from home to his office in Hawthorne, near LA International Airport.
India, in an attempt to tap into the next big advances in computing technology, has forayed into the theoretical as well as the experimental aspects of quantum computing. In a global conference on the subject in Bengaluru, physicists from across the globe deliberated on various initiatives taken by India in key areas of quantum frontiers.
The Bitcoin cryptocurrency saw a sharp rise in both price and interest from investors in the beginning of 2017, with its value soaring to above $25,000 per coin. 2018 was not as good of a year, with the cryptocurrency losing over 50% of its value in January.
During the early, chaotic, days of our solar system, space objects were flung from the inner solar system to far-off distant orbits, astronomers say.
On Tuesday, Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed a new advancement in artificial intelligence technology: a voice assistant that sounds just like you and me.
Breakthrough Listen, a $100 million program launched by entrepreneurs John and Yuri Milner in 2016, announced on Monday that it has started a new campaign to search for alien life in space with Australia's Parkes telescope.
No more morning after? Scientists in search of clear heads have now filled capsules with natural enzymes that exist in human liver cells, with the idea being that boozehounds can pop them and metabolize alcohol faster - and thus, escape the dreaded hangover.
The mobile service giant has expanded its cooperation with NASA and partnered with the US Army to develop and test “taxi aircrafts,” which it plans present by 2020. In the meantime, the company has teased the public, visualizing how it would feel to ride in Uber’s version of Korben Dallas.
The first-person shooter being developed by Moscow-based design studio Mundfish is set in an alternative history Soviet Union, and has gamers buzzing not only about the game's graphics and gameplay, but its intriguing plot.
Ride-sharing company Uber announced on Tuesday it signed an agreement with NASA to provide data support for the space agency's Urban Air Mobility (UAM) program, which would help to create an air transportation system in the future.
Researchers at the China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the main contractor for the Chinese space program, have designed a handheld gadget to determine the freshness of meat.
Stepped-up tremors of unascertained reasons has scared one of the most popular holiday destination, the Canary islands, ahead of summer high season, raising fears devastating natural disasters. The local government holds an urgent meeting to discuss why might happen.
Researchers from Manchester have trained a female arachnid to jump different heights and distances on demand to better understand how it manages to leap. Using technology reminiscent of a Hollywood sci-fi movie, the scientists hope to pave the way for robotics researchers.
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