Scientists from Rutgers University-New Brunswick, the biotechnology company NAICONS Srl., and elsewhere have discovered a new antibiotic effective against drug-resistant bacteria: pseudouridimycin. The new antibiotic is produced by a microbe found in a…
From edible ink printers to chicken stick conveyor belts, Japan’s food firms put it all on the menu at an industry show this week with one bold exhibitor claiming it could turn anyone into a top sushi chef.
Three days of flight disruption at British Airways due to a massive computer crash last month will cost the airline an estimated £80 million (92 million euros, $102 million), its parent company said on Thursday.
Swedish startup Flypulse has developed an automated drone that can deliver life-saving equipment four times faster than an ambulance. The technology is a prime example of the life-saving potential of drones.
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At a ceremony at the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Paranal Observatory in Chile, officials gathered to celebrate the first stone of the European Extremely Large Telescope’s (E-ELT) long-awaited construction.
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This is the most distant black hole merger that we have been able to detect.
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When it comes to temperature—we know that there’s an absolute zero. But is there an absolute ‘hot’?
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A filmmaker from Toronto replaced his deteriorating eye with a custom designed camera that can record what he is looking at. This “Eyeborg” is just the beginning of human augmentation.
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While studying the effects of space on a species of regenerating flatworm, scientists noticed that one of the subjects ended up growing two heads. Space travel is hypothesized to have facilitated this aberration.
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Asgardia wants to be the world’s first independent nation in space. To do this, its would-be citizens are already working on ratifying a constitution and coming up with their own government. Now, they plan to launch their first satellite into space.
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Fertility startup Darwin Life is going to begin marketing 3 parent babies to older women who want to get pregnant. Critics of the $100,000 technique cite safety risks and the bioethical quandary of “designer babies” as reasons why it shouldn’t.
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Videos: Five weird biomedical robots from IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA)
Georgia Tech’s Shimon has analyzed thousands of songs and millions of music clips, and can now compose completely original music