Science

Bayer insists that the weedkiller glyphosate does not cause cancer

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. "I was shocked", said Dr. Jennifer Lowry. "We don't know a lot about the effects of glyphosate on children",...


Lift off! NASA's 'touch the sun' Parker Solar Probe mission launches

With the new probe, NASA is aiming to collect data on corona and its solar winds in order to help understand and predict how it will be further affecting th...


The Perseid Meteor Shower Puts on a Show This Weekend

Whilst meteors can be seen on any night, at certain times of the year their numbers drastically increase. If clouds obscure the sky where you are, there are s...


Perseid Meteor Shower: How to see it this weekend

Look to the north or northeast initially, and then more northeast or east after midnight. Even if you're a casual observer, you should be able to look up and se...


Boeing Sending Last Shuttle Commander Chris Ferguson Back to Space

Joining Ferguson on the maiden flight will be Eric Boe , a former shuttle pilot, and Nicole Aunapu Mann , who will make her first trip into space. SpaceX's ...


The moon will turn blood red in Canberra early on Saturday morning

Lunar eclipses are visible from anywhere on Earth where it is night time . The eclipse will last one hour and 43 minutes with Africa, the Middle East and s...


Storms, heavy rain continue Tuesday

But a cold front coming through tonight finally breaks the pattern, allowing us to salvage the end of the workweek with mostly dry days tomorrow and Friday...


Scientists discover a dozen new moons of Jupiter, including one 'oddball'

Jupiter has the most moons of any other planet. Our solar system is already teaming with almost 200 moons, and we just got 12 more to add to the list. With...


Tropical depression may soon develop into Tropical Storm Beryl

Tropical Storm Beryl is moving rapidly westward toward the Lesser Antilles at the eastern entrance of the Caribbean Sea. "The system is forecast to degenerat...


U.S. border patrol questioned fishermen on Canadian waters

While entering out water may not seem like a big deal , the USA agents approached the island and verified that Canadian fisherman to see if immigrants were ente...


Scott Pruitt resigns at EPA; Andrew Wheeler to take over

Pruitt had become a constant source of embarrassment to a president who had entered Washington promising to "Drain the Swamp". Scott Pruitt , the embattled...


It’s official - Boston is sweating a heat wave

There will be little relief from the heat wave even at night. A heat advisory is issued when Heat Indices are expected to reach near 105° for several hours....


Beware: This kind of weed can cause burns and blindness

Giant Hogweed is commonly found in vacant lots, on roadsides and riverbanks this time of year. Giant Hogweed plant found in Virgina. It can be identified b...


Kashmir celebrates World Environment Day

The Minister also led a Walk in Abuja to sensitise Nigerians on the negative impact of indiscriminate disposal of waste plastics in the country. He added th...


NASA’s Curiosity rover finds organic matter on Mars

NASA's hyped-up announcement concerning new discoveries on Mars did not disappoint as the space agency reports it has found " ancient organic matter" and ...


UNILAG generates 2.5 tons of plastic waste daily - Official -

Erik Solheim, head of UN Environment added: "This has been the biggest, most resonant World Environment Day ever, thanks to the leadership of our global hos...


Police capture lions, tigers, jaguar after escaping from zoo

Numerous police, zookeepers, and firefighters are combing the zoo looking for the animals before they wandered into the town. The zoo is home to about 400 ani...


Tropical storm warning posted for Sarasota, Manatee

The storm is expected to make landfall early Monday morning on Florida's Panhandle . In between the rain, mostly to partly cloudy skies will prevail with muggy...


Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display Launch on May 21: Features, Specifications

South Korean tech giant Samsung has confirmed that it will launch the Samsung Galaxy J6 with Infinity Display in India on May 21. Yes, the Galaxy J6 wi...


Exciting OnePlus 6 launch offers

The upcoming OnePlus 6 will feature the best-in-class hardware in town. As per the recent reports and rumours, the Oneplus 6 (that is launching today) i...


Asteroid the Size of City Block to Pass Earth Today

The space rock is larger than the estimated size of the Chelyabinsk meteor before the latter hit Earth's atmosphere in 2013. This isn't a particularly large A...


NASA is sending an autonomous helicopter to Mars in 2020

Because Mars is far away from Earth , with radio signals taking at least 20 minutes to cross interplanetary space, the Mars Helicopter will fly autonomou...


SpaceX launches Bangladesh's first communications satellite

The vehicle, aiming to bring astronauts to the International Space Station in the future, came with many design changes to improve its reusability and reliabili...


Facebook has a new head of blockchain - wait, what?

As a technology company, Facebook has embraced new innovations as a solution to maintaining consistent growth and continues to do so with this exploratory...


Apple replacing iPhone X with Face ID issues

If you are experiencing iPhone X Face ID issues , you might want to have your device checked at an Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider. ...


Cinco de Mayo plus Sharks equals busy weekend in San Jose

Yeyo's founder and owner Rafael Rios, who born in the US but grew up in Mexico, says festival goers will be able to enjoy a variety of authentic Mexican foods, ...


Waymo autonomous auto involved in crash in Arizona

The collision occurred when the vehicle was in autonomous mode, but so far the Waymo auto doesn't appear to be the primary instigator behind the accident, accor...


Now Alexa Skills can sell you stuff

Just ask "Alexa, open Fridays" to start the process, and with Amazon Pay customers can complete their orders quickly and easily, as their payment information is...


Google Assistant gets new features on Wear OS, including Actions support

In its current state, Google Assistant on the wrist is good at the basics, but more detailed questions are best reserved for your phone or Google Home. But at...


Xiaomi Files For World's Biggest IPO Since 2014

It also said it made a net loss of CNY 43.89 billion versus a profit of CNY 491.6 million in 2016. In 2017, Xiaomi's revenue was 114.62 billion yuan (abou...


Tesla drops in premarket after Musk lets loose on call

The Company Tesla Inc . finished with a record loss in the first quarter of 2018, at $710 million, while during the same period past year, the net loss was $...


Denied Power, Armenian Opposition Leader Urges Nationwide Strikes

The National Assembly is set to elect a new prime minister on Tuesday after the former was ousted amid massive protests across Armenia just one week after tak...


Napoli Threaten Juve's Perennial Dominance As Inter hold The Aces

But Milan Skriniar turned the ball into his own net after 87 minutes with Gonzalo Higuain heading in the victor two minutes later. Sarri, who saw striker Go...


Samsung Galaxy Note 9 could launch sooner than expected

The Galaxy S9 series is arguably the best smartphones that Samsung has manufactured to date, featuring robust internals and a killer camera. While we ha...


Facebook to give parents ability to limit kids use of messenger

Facebook Product Manager Tarunya Govindarajan announced the feature in a blog post , and recommended that parents set boundaries and lay out ground rules for ...


Fortnite Season 4 Release Date: Find Out Theme and Release Date Here

Epic Games announced the downtime at 5pm BST today and it has meant that all players are now unable to play Fortnite while the team works to fix the issue....


Spider-Man Sequel Will Take Peter Parker Back to Europe

Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios already have a sequel scheduled to arrive in the summer of 2019, and when Spidey returns to action without The Avengers su...


'Schoolhouse Rock' composer and Pa. resident Bob Dorough dead at age 94

His granddaughter Corin Wolf didn't disclose his exact cause of death but told CNN that Dorough was diagnosed with cancer a year ago. Dorough served in the Sp...


Gmail receives a new design and a slew of add-ons

A new update to the iOS and Android Gmail app will bring high-priority notifications , which will notify you of important messages, and unsubscribe suggest...


Holes in Arctic Ice a Mystery

With all this technology, the world's leading scientific minds still couldn't come up with a reason behind three paisley-shaped holes in the ice surface. But ...