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MALAYSIA TO END BAUXITE MINING BAN DESPITE ENVIRONMENT FEARS

Malaysia will next month lift a ban on bauxite mining that has been in place for three years, a minister said Tuesday, despite warnings...

HUAWEI'S FOUNDER SAYS WORLD CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT IT

The founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has hit back at US efforts to blacklist the company, saying defiantly that the world cannot...

 
 
 

NEW ZEALAND PLANS NEW TAX FOR GIANTS LIKE GOOGLE, FACEBOOK

New Zealand's government plans a new tax targeting online giants like Google and Facebook that earn plenty of money in the country...

NEW ZEALAND LEADER SAYS NO FINAL DECISION ON USING HUAWEI

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that no final decision has been made on whether Huawei equipment can be used...

 
 
 

SCIENTIST WHO POPULARIZED TERM "GLOBAL WARMING" DIES AT 87

A scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularized the term "global warming" has died. Wallace Smith Broecker...

HOT GREAT WHITE SHARKS COULD MOTOR BUT PREFER TO SWIM SLOW

Yuuki Watanabe has always been fascinated by speed and power. As a child, he recalls being transfixed by the raw strength of great...

 
 
 

COAL DUST TURNS WHITE SNOW BLACK IN SIBERIAN TOWN

A Siberian coal mining town has gotten a blanket of black snow, a regular occurrence in the region known for high industrial pollution...

CLIMATE CHANGE MAKES SUMMER WEATHER STORMIER YET MORE STAGNANT

Climate change is shifting the energy in the atmosphere that fuels summertime weather, which may lead to stronger thunderstorms and...

 
 
 

WORLD'S BIGGEST TERRESTRIAL CARBON SINKS ARE FOUND IN YOUNG FORESTS

More than half of the carbon sink in the world's forests is in areas where the trees are relatively young-under 140 years old-rather...

EXOTIC SPIRALING ELECTRONS DISCOVERED BY PHYSICISTS

Rutgers and other physicists have discovered an exotic form of electrons that spin like planets and could lead to advances in lighting,...

 
 
 

PARENTHOOD CONTRIBUTES TO GENDER IMBALANCE IN STEM EMPLOYMENT, BUT IT'S NOT JUST AN ISSUE FOR MOTHER

Nearly half of new moms and a quarter of new dads leave their full-time STEM jobs after they have their first child, according to a...

GREAT WHITE SHARK GENOME DECODED

The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention,...

 
 
 

HOW OUR PLANTS HAVE TURNED INTO THIEVES TO SURVIVE

Scientists have discovered that grasses are able to short cut evolution by taking genes from their neighbours. The findings suggest...

DIVERSIFYING TECH: BLACK PROFESSIONALS ARE FINDING SUCCESS IN SPITE OF THE ODDS

Tech is an industry that's known for moving fast.

 
 
 

SUICIDE SYSTEM IN TUBERCULOSIS BACTERIA MIGHT HOLD KEY TO TREATMENT

Tuberculosis is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide. In 2017, 10 million people around the world fell ill with TB and 1.3...

DESIGN PRINCIPLES FOR PEROXIDASE-MIMICKING NANOZYMES

Nanozymes, enzyme-like catalytic nanomaterials, are considered to be the next generation of enzyme mimics because they not only overcome...

 
 
 

SOLID-STATE CATALYSIS: FLUCTUATIONS CLEAR THE WAY

The use of efficient catalytic agents is what makes many technical procedures feasible in the first place. Indeed, synthesis of more...

LIGHT-BASED PRODUCTION OF DRUG-DISCOVERY MOLECULES

Photoelectrochemical cells are widely studied for the conversion of solar energy into chemical fuels. They use photocathodes and photoanodes...

 
 
 

FOR SCIENTISTS, THE RIPPLE EFFECTS OF THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN ARE STILL SPREADING

Matt Helgeson knew it was time to pull the plug. For weeks, the University of California, Santa Barbara professor of chemical engineering...

SCIENTISTS REVEAL HOW 3-D ARRANGEMENT OF DNA HELPS PERPETUATE THE SPECIES

From fathers to children, the delivery of hereditary information requires the careful packing of DNA in sperm. But just how nature...

 
 
 



The Huawei P30 series will be revealed on 26 March

The Huawei P30 series will be revealed on 26 March

Huawei has confirmed the date of its upcoming premium phone launch - 26 March. We've known for a little while that Huawei would host an event in Paris during March to launch... Read more ...

Vodafone's DreamLab app lets you fight cancer and avoid procrastination at work

Vodafone's DreamLab app lets you fight cancer and avoid procrastination at work

DreamLab - an app created by Vodafone and Imperial College London that uses your phone's computing power to support cancer research - has found a new use: keeping employees... Read more ...

Huawei accused of using sneaky tactics to steal Apple trade secrets

Huawei accused of using sneaky tactics to steal Apple trade secrets

Imitation is the sincerest form of twattery Read more ...

Apple Watch 5: what we want to see

Apple Watch 5: what we want to see

Update: A new rumor suggests Apple will widen support for its ECG monitor and adopt a new ceramic casing with the Apple Watch 5. Apple's smartwatch series if one of the best... Read more ...

Xiaomi announces more Mi 9 features

Xiaomi announces more Mi 9 features

Xiaomi is announcing the Mi 9 flagship tomorrow, but it appears the company has no time to spare. Yesterday, it announced some key specs and features on its social media pages... Read more ...

Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855 and 12GB RAM spotted in the wild

Vivo iQOO gaming smartphone with Snapdragon 855 and 12GB RAM spotted in the wild

Vivo's newly minted sub-brand iQOO which will focus on offering flagship features in an affordable package has teased the launch of their first product. Under the iQOO... Read more ...

Huawei P30 'series' announcement event is officially scheduled for March 26

Huawei P30 'series' announcement event is officially scheduled for March 26

For the longest time, we assumed Huawei's next-gen flagship phones would be unveiled at the 2019 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this month. Even Samsung reportedly took... Read more ...

ZTE devrait présenter un smartphone Axon 5G au MWC 2019

ZTE devrait présenter un smartphone Axon 5G au MWC 2019

Le MWC sera l'occasion pour les acteurs du marché du mobile de dévoiler leurs nouveautés produits. La 5G sera à l'honneur cette année et nombre de fabricants seront de la partie. Read more ...

Lowest price ever for Nokia 5.1 Plus & 6.1 Plus in Flipkart's Mobiles...

Lowest price ever for Nokia 5.1 Plus & 6.1 Plus in Flipkart's Mobiles bonanza sale

As if the recent discounts offered on Nokia 5.1 Plus and 6.1 Plus by various retailers were not good enough, Flipkart is now selling both the smartphones at the lowest prices... Read more ...

Nokia 9 PureView seen at Geekbench with 6GB RAM

Nokia 9 PureView seen at Geekbench with 6GB RAM

February 24 can't come any quicker and here we have Nokia 9 PureView appearing in new places. Its latest outing is at the Geekbench where it has appeared with 6GB RAM and... Read more ...