Stories about Science

Sep 17 2016

Arctic sea ice summer minimum in 2016 joint-second lowest on record

Sea ice in the Arctic melts in the summer's warmer temperatures before cold conditions cause the ice to increase to a maximum extent during the winter months. But last wi...

Sep 15 2016

Typhoon batters Taiwan, barrels into mainland China

More than 370 domestic and global flights have been canceled and train services have also been suspended. Meranti is the world's strongest storm since Super Typhoon Hai...

Sep 14 2016

IPhone 7 Updates: All About the Cord-less Airpods

The cameras will also enable a new feature for bokeh photography, which allows users to play with the depth of field in an image. The problem for some that have a hard ...

Sep 14 2016

Amazon, Pandora set to launch Apple Music rival

The Times also says that by Christmas, Pandora will release a full-fledged streaming service much like Spotify with a library where users can choose from millions of s...

Sep 12 2016

Tesla says it's improving Autopilot by boosting radar

A Tesla Model S driver became the first human to die in a vehicle driving semi-autonomously this past May when it struck an 18-wheeler with its Autopilot system enabled. ...

Sep 11 2016

Turkey says backs Syria truce deal, preparing aid for Aleppo

It adds that the U.S. -Russia agreement "was reached with the knowledge and approval of the Syrian government". A cease-fire reached by the two world powers earlier thi...

Sep 10 2016

PlayStation 4 4K HDR Patches Are Free After All

Naughty Dog's own Christian Gyrling echoed Hastings statements in an interview on the same subject. I don't think the new console is going to stop people coming over to P...

Sep 09 2016

Mike Pence Compares Trump to Reagan

Also that month, following Trump's nasty criticism of the Muslim-American parents of a fallen US soldier, Pence issued a statement thanking them for the sacrifice their...

Sep 09 2016

Tim Tebow Signs Minor League Contract With New York Mets

Tebow and Mets GM Sandy Alderson are holding a conference call with reporters Thursday at 11:30 A.M. The Mets announced Thursday the former NFL quarterback will...

Sep 09 2016

U.S. defense head accuses Russian Federation of bid to 'erode' world stability

Most recently, he said, "We stood and responded together in the face of terrorism 15 years ago after 9/11, 11 years ago after the 7/7 bombings, fighting side by side duri...

Sep 07 2016

Apple iOS market share continues to slide in China

It's all done inline. 06/09/2016: Despite the final version not yet being released, iOS 10 has already been jailbroken. In an additional response to user feedback, Ap...

Sep 02 2016

Reliance's revolutionary announcement, era of paying for voice call is 'ending'

Reliance is offering the lowest data price in the world Rs 50 per GB . It is believed that the company's subscriber base has already swelled to 25 million during trials....

Sep 02 2016

Sony unveils mid-range Xperia X Compact

In the past Xperia Compact phones have tended to cost around £400 - the Z5 Compact launched at £429. Before we take a look at the handsets themselves we need to address...

Sep 02 2016

Pope wants caring for the environment added to Catholic duties

Calling for concrete actions that benefit human life and the environment, Pope Francis proposed adding the care and protection of creation to the traditional list of corp...

Aug 31 2016

Google Launches Ridesharing Service in Uber's Hometown

At least not yet. Drummond joined the ride-hail company's board in August 2013 when Google Ventures led a $360 million round in Uber . That's when Drummond came on boa...

Aug 30 2016

Apple expected to show new iPhone at event next week

Sources told Nikkei that Apple could have about 10 million fewer iPhones in the 2H2016 compared to the same period a year ago. However, these bubbles could also be wa...

Aug 29 2016

Isis bomber attacks Catholic priest with axe during Sunday Mass

Mr Amar said the attacker told authorities he had not been working alone. National police spokesman Major General Boy Rafli Ama has said the motive for the attack at th...

Aug 29 2016

SpaceX Dragon heads back to Earth with station science, gear

The Dragon space capsule arrived at the space station July 20 carrying experiments, science equipment, tools and supplies for the space station crew. Heart cells cultu...

Aug 29 2016

Netflix's Stranger Things clocks ratings of 14 million, beating Making a Murderer

Although the Netflix original series hasn't officially been renewed for a second season, everyone is assuming that it will be, including the creators. But in the past yea...

Aug 28 2016

Confirmed: Galaxy Note 7 To Get Action Memo Next Month

Samsung's new flagship Galaxy Note 7 is finally here with reviews calling it the return of the phablet king. A user named "Mr. Ni 666666" on the Chinese forum Baidu...