According to a recent study, airplanes might start to pump less oxygen to their cabins in effort to help passengers cope with jet lag.
Humans in New York City are employing a natural – if not tame – ally in the fight against rats: cats.
For the second year in a row, sexually transmitted disease cases have risen in the United States, the Center for Disease Control revealed in its annual Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance report this week. The continuing spike follows years of declines, some dramatic.
A new study provides evidence that nanoparticles may be able to stop breast cancer in its tracks.
As dashcams mysteriously fail and America's thin blue line coils protectively around itself, Chicago nonprofit the Lucy Parsons Labs has created a new, interactive website to make it easier for Chicago residents to file complaints against police officers.
Who will be the next president of the United States - Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump? Let’s see what the stars predict. Astrological charts by Barbara Abramo say that on Election Day, November 8, there are many surprises in store for us!
Samsung's flagship Galaxy Note7 was supposed to strengthen positions of the Korean smartphone producer in the global market. However, the numerous cases of exploding smartphones which lead to serious injuries undermined the credibility of the brand and forced the company to recall the gadgets.
Argentina and Brazil are Latin America’s leading space-going countries, but Peru, Venezuela and Mexico are already breathing down their necks. Sputnik discussed this issue with Gustavo Henríquez director of the PerúSat-1 program that allowed Peru to orbit its first observation satellite.
The West has gone even further in its routine attempts to present Putin as "evil" and blame him for every possible sin. For instance, German radio station Deutschlandradio Kultur found it necessary to explain to its young listeners who Mr. P. is and what "bad things" Russia has done.
More than 1,200 people have come to the concert of Russian saxophone virtuoso Igor Butman and his Moscow Jazz Orchestra in Washington DC on Friday.
Bicycles and motorbikes have gained popularity in Iran after the launch of the project “Tuesday without cars” which aims at minimizing the use of cars on Tuesday and encourages people to bike instead. Recently the government approved providing people loans for purchasing bicycles.
A team of University of Cincinnati students has assembled a working prototype of the Hyperloop train on a magnetic cushion. They managed to lift a 4-meter-long model of a transport capsule making it float above the ground by more than half a centimeter using the magnetic levitation of eight hover engines.
Next year, the residents of Banstol, a small town in Serbia, will have built a new church which, though officially dedicated to Mary Magdalene, is actually being built in honor of Russian President Vladimir Putin, Sputnik Serbia reported.
Russian paratroopers are now able to set up video links between themselves and even can hold secret videoconferences involving dozens of participants thousands of kilometers apart by using a dedicated messenger service successfully tested during the Caucasus-2016 military exercise earlier this year, Izvestia reported.
Over the holidays, scientists and robotics experts will gather in London to discuss how humans will incorporate artificial intelligence into their sex lives.
Car sharing applications like Uber and Lyft have become common choices for alternative transportation, but as more people flock to urban centers and rush hour becomes more unbearable for commuters, French aircraft manufacturer Airbus has taken the solution off the roads and into the skies.
In the quest to hunt down planets beyond our Solar System, astrophysicists have gotten some help from amateur astronomical sleuths.
Don’t try to play hide-and-seek with this supercool technology: you will definitely lose the game. The world's most accurate face recognition technology launched by Russian start-up NTechLab in early 2016 now enters the international market and is ready to take over the world.
BlackBerry and Snapchat scored just 20 and 26 respectively on a scale of 100 in a test of encryption methods used to protect privacy, according to a report by the human rights group Amnesty International on Friday.
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