Five smart things honeybees can do

13/02/2019 08:29

These insects’ brains may be tiny, but they’re better with numbers than many human children and they are past masters at communicating life skills.

Locally made device maps ocean floor

12/02/2019 15:51

A group of Vietnamese researchers has created an unmanned vehicle that can be used to create maps of the ocean floor and collect environmental data.

NASA Invited Russia to Develop Radiation Alert System - Researcher

11/02/2019 19:35

NASA's Johnson Space Center has invited Russian scientists to jointly develop a system of forecasting radiation hazards during solar flares to protect crew of NASA' s prospective lunar-orbit space station Gateway, Mikhail Panasyuk, the head of the Skobeltsyn Institute of Nuclear Physics at Lomonosov Moscow State University, said.

Apple leaves Facebook offices in disarray after revoking app permissions

03/02/2019 17:33

Apple has left Facebook’s campus in disarray after the company revoked the social network’s permission to build or run employee-only applications, according to reports. Employees were reportedly left unable to read cafeteria menus, call for inter-office transport or use versions of the social network’s own apps.

Vietnamese-led invention makes breakthrough in semiconductor sector

23/01/2019 10:18

A research team led by Vietnamese national Nguyen Trong Hieu from the Australian National University (ANU) have successfully developed a new tool to help manufacturers spot defects or unwanted features of mobile phones and solar cells in the production process.

Planet nine may not exist as scientists find ‘simpler’ explanation

22/01/2019 09:58

Ever since 10 years ago when Pluto was declared “asteroid number 134340” and excluded from the list of Planets in our Solar System, scientists have been looking for the possible existence of another planet – a so-called “planet Nine”, a study published in the Astronomical Journal said.

Incoming! Lunar Study Reveals Big Increase in Major Asteroid Strikes on Earth

19/01/2019 15:20

A new study has revealed that large asteroids have been striking Earth more than twice as often in the past 290 million years as they did in the 400 million years before that. The evidence wasn’t to be found here, though, but on the moon. Don’t worry, the chances of us getting hit are still one-in-a-million.

Wikipedia is using Google Translate to make its articles available in more languages

16/01/2019 15:20

Wikipedia’s goal is to make the world’s knowledge accessible to everyone on the planet, but it would be the first to admit that its efforts are skewed somewhat toward those who read English. To help fix this, the Wikimedia Foundation (which runs Wikipedia) announced today that it’s partnering with Google to take advantage of the company’s AI translation skills.