Stories about Science

Aug 22 2016

Microsoft sees a future without console generations

Well that dependable schedule is about to change, as Sony and Microsoft have both announced new "half-step" consoles (the Playstation Neo and Project Scorpio ) will ar...

Aug 21 2016

Marquez shatters circuit record to take Brno pole

The Spaniard lapped the Brno circuit with a fastest time of one minute 54.596 seconds on Saturday to pip Yamaha's reigning world champion and compatriot Jorge Lorenzo b...

Aug 21 2016

Dishonored 2 trailer shows a darker Emily with a score to settle

The demo begins outside the mansion, where Emily stealthily uses her Shadow Walk ability to pass by the guards, dismembering several of them along the way. Now trapped on...

Aug 21 2016

China Opens World's Highest And Longest Glass Bridge

The 430-meter-long bridge is six metres wide, but is a staggering 300 meters above ground. Tourists can walk across the bridge, designed by Israeli architect Haim Dota...

Aug 20 2016

Fish Urine Crucial To Health And Growth Of Coral Reefs

But it is a vital arrangement, as their urine contains phosphorus, which, along with the nitrogen excreted as ammonia from their gills, helps the corals grow. Today, cora...

Aug 20 2016

Eroding Alaska island village votes to move to mainland

Twelve of those villages were exploring relocation options. An earlier study has evaluated four possible sites and now, the options have been narrowed to two.Shishmaref...

Aug 18 2016

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to visit China

China's government and Ms. Suu Kyi have cautiously courted each other since the one-time political prisoner emerged as the most likely victor in Myanmar's breakthrough el...

Aug 17 2016

Wanda Commercial Shareholders Approve $4.4 Billion Buyout

Despite this, mainland investors have made a beeline for Hong Kong shares via the Shanghai-Hong Kong stock connect scheme, launched in November 2014, in a bid to buy non-...

Aug 13 2016

Millions of Keyless Volkswagen Cars are at Risk of Wireless Hacks

A team of researchers from the University of Birmingham , led by Flavio Garcia, were able to clone the keyless entry codes used by Volkswagen vehicles simply by being wi...

Aug 12 2016

DEA to Refuse Relaxing of Marijuana Prohibition

Because it has a contract with the National Institute on Drug Abuse to grow the plant for scientific research, the University of MS is the only weed grower in the count...

Jul 06 2016

BlackBerry to stop making Classic smartphone

BlackBerry's COO and GM for devices, Ralph Pini, confirmed the decision in a blog post after news leaked over the weekend about the US Senate finally ditching BlackBer...

Jun 29 2016

Google enhances its presence in education

Google takes more steps towards Education by shifting power to the teachers, through improved quizzes and other apps. The Expeditions app consists of many VR trips t...

Jun 29 2016

Google launches Expeditions app for Android

Now, the Expeditions app is available for all educators and free to download from the Play Store. Obviously there's still a lot of kit required for classrooms to ut...

Jun 29 2016

Google Takes More Steps Towards Education

Google has launched new tools that will further enhance its presence in the classroom. Google has also announced that Google Forms will be expanded to integrate qu...

Jun 29 2016

Google launches new education tools

Finally, Google has collaborated with EdTechTeacher to create a collection of creative apps on Chromebooks. According to Google , since then, over a million students ...

Jun 29 2016

Educational Tools from Google

With this initiative, teachers will not have to pass through the time-consuming sign-up process for the Expeditions Pioneer Program in order to get access to the app. g...

Jun 29 2016

Woman Sues Microsoft Over Unwanted Windows 10 Upgrade, Wins $10000

She said after the update her computer "slowed to a crawl". At the moment, Windows 10 Home will cost you R1 399 and the Pro version will cost R2 299 through the M...

Jun 29 2016

Google launches Expeditions app for Android

Now, the Expeditions app is available for all educators and free to download from the Play Store. Obviously there's still a lot of kit required for classrooms to ut...

Jun 28 2016

Galaxy Note 7 will be the name

Now Samsung is getting into the upgrade act and releasing Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow firmware update for its select Galaxy models. In addition to the Marshmallow fea...

Jun 28 2016

Google in talks for Google-branded smartphone

Google has been working with phone makers to launch a line of Google Nexus phones, tablets, and other hardware since 2010. Google's Nexus smartphones are among...