SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian authorities urged people to remain alert on Monday as wildfires that have destroyed homes, killed cattle and forced hundreds of residents to flee continued to burn out of control in the southeast of the country.
Space may be the final frontier, but it's also inaccessible — and deadly — to human beings without a good spacesuit.
For 57 years, NASA and US companies have met the call to protect high-flying astronauts who risk their lives in the name of ex
Hawking is named as co-author on a paper submitted on March 4 — ten days before he died.
It sets out a way of testing whether other universes are real.
Its mathematical theories could be tested with a deep-space probe.
Stephen Hawking submitt
A new review in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that America spends about twice as much as other high-income countries on healthcare.
At the same time, the health outcomes, or how well people fare with their health, aren't any better
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia declared a state of emergency on Sunday in its central Kosinj valley after the Lika river flooded, cutting off road access to about 500 people and leaving some villages without electricity.
Retired NASA astronaut Scott Kelly spent 340 days in space aboard the International Space Station in 2015-2016, a trip that changed his DNA by 7%.
He told us that his space career also changed his perspective on life, making him more empathetic.
Kasia Urbaniak, a former dominatrix, has been teaching both women and men ways to communicate more powerfully and effectively for the past five years.
It's based on what she knows about power dynamics, and is backed by social science, too.
She told Busine
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BEIJING (Reuters) - China will set more stringent targets for improving the nation's air quality under a new three-year plan, environment minister Li Ganjie said at a briefing on Saturday, as the world's second largest economy aims to clear its notoriousl
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Flights to Australia's northern city of Darwin were canceled on Saturday due to Tropical Cyclone Marcus and will not resume until midnight at the earliest, with commercial shipping also disrupted.
IS there anything more annoying than having low battery on your mobile phone. Well…maybe if your bionic arm is low on juice and phone addicts are hogging all the power sockets. That’s the exact dilemma actress and bionics advocate Angel Giuff
(Reuters) - Pennsylvania environmental regulators on Friday issued another notice of violation to Energy Transfer Partners LP's Sunoco Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids pipeline for releasing drilling fluids into a stream.
A pedestrian bridge at Florida International University in Miami, Florida collapsed on Thursday, killing six people.
The bridge was installed in just a few hours using a series of techniques called Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC).
A time-lapse vide
Automated decision-making in machine learning can lead to discrimination.
If this discrimination is not prevented, it would cause irreversible damages such as distrust of the technology and the companies that develop it.
This is just one of the risks rela
L.L. Bean has cancelled an experiment that would put sensors connected to the Ethereum blockchain inside of some of its coats and books, according to The Wall Street Journal.
News of the cancellation came hours before L.L. Bean announced layoffs as
Studies suggest disposable, plastic water bottles can harbor hundreds of tiny bits of plastic, and we're drinking them down with bottled H2O.
Microplastics are all over the place: in our salt, contaminating our seas, and running out of our taps, too.
Toys R Us will close or sell each of its more than 700 locations in the US.
In the company's most recent annual filing, it cites declining birth rates as a threat to sales.
In the US, births have decreased rapidly since 2008.
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