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WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre

The state government also secured AU$39 million to purchase new equipment to advance scientific research and support jobs in STEM industries within the state....

WA launches new automation courses and Defence Science Centre

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Best deals on data science and analytics online courses for beginners Data has become an increasingly important part of our lives. It drives everything from your Instagram feed and Google Maps to Netflix recommendations and self-driving cars. So, it’s not hard to see why data analysts are so in demand; they practically...
18:26, 08/19/2019

Centre To Appoint Chief Of Defence Staff: What It Means For Armed Forces The centre's move to create a post of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in one of the single biggest reforms in the armed forces will help improve synergy among the three branches of the military, say......
10:00, 08/16/2019

Matic launches staunch defence of Man Utd team-mate De Gea "Nemanja Matic is adamant that David de Gea is still one of the world\u0027s best goalkeepers. This is despite the Man Utd star\u0027s error against Chelsea."...
23:26, 05/03/2019

TDK launches $50 million corporate venture fund for material science technologies TDK has established TDK Ventures, a $50 million corporate VC fund that will invest in early-stage startups in material science, energy, and chips.Read More...
14:26, 07/01/2019

Amid Crisis, Centre Launches 5-Point Water Conservation Campaign With parts of India reporting water shortage, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a conservation campaign focussing on 1,592 stressed blocks in 256 districts....
23:13, 07/01/2019

Defence minister Sajjan says he supported chief of defence staff’s decision to suspend Norman Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he supported the chief of defence staff's decision to suspend Vice-Admiral Mark Norman in 2017, more than a year before he was charged with breach of trust for allegedly leaking government secrets about military pr...
08:39, 05/16/2019

The psychology of climate science denial – Science Weekly podcast We revisit the archive as Ian Sample looks at why some people continue to deny anthropogenic global heating, despite the scientific evidence. Could better communication be the key? And what tips can scientists and journalists take from political camp...
15:13, 08/02/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: The science of moms This week's 'Super Awesome Science Show' looks at some of the science that makes mothers who they are and how we can support them every day of the year....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Centre Working On "One Nation, One Card" For Procuring Ration: Centre The government is working on introducing the formula of "One nation, one card" whereby the poor can get ration through ration cards anywhere in the country, Food Minister Ram Vilas Paswan informed the......
21:52, 06/28/2019

AI, automation, and robotics... Oh my! There are few technologies that can play a significant role in both customer and employee engagement -- AI, automation, and physical robotics technologies can play this dual role....
16:52, 06/10/2019

Pay what you want for these Ruby on Rails courses The Complete Ruby on Rails Master Class Bundle is how even the first time web builder can get a handle on this powerful creation tool. Best of all, thanks to this TNW Deals offer, you can learn all about it by paying your own price....
17:00, 06/07/2019

Why automation is a feminist issue Working women are twice as likely as men to lose their jobs to AI, according to a thinktank. Which perhaps isn’t surprising, given that most of that work is menial and badly paidAccording to a new study from the Institute for Public Policy Research (...
19:26, 07/16/2019

Entrepreneurs not threatened by AI and automation Entrepreneurs in the US face both technological and political disruption that is helping them to prosper and grow while also requiring them to adapt in new ways according to GoDaddy's new Global Entrepreneurship Survey.The web hosting giant&apos...
22:52, 07/31/2019

Why pilots are safe from automation (for now) Our world is becoming more and more automated by the year; we all know that. But that doesn’t mean everything in sight needs to be automated. Sure, Siri has replaced some of our mundane tasks, and a lot of our business tasks like data entry are now a...
10:13, 05/30/2019

Learn Calculus With These Four Online Courses Part of the premise of Good Will Hunting is that if you’re smart enough, you should skip formal education and teach yourself with books. And that was before prestigious universities started uploading all their courses for free online. Now you can cho...
21:00, 07/15/2019

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20:13, 06/10/2019

Comment of the Day: Automation Is Wage Reduction Automation gets glorified in some circles and vilified in others, but really it’s just another management move like all the others. Which is why Jack Shaftoe’s comment on today’s The Morning Shift needs to be highlighted:...
00:52, 06/20/2019

Vodafone Supercharges Its Procurement With Automation, AI The telecommunications giant turned to a suite of new technologies, including data visualization tools and artificial intelligence, to make its global procurement process faster and less expensive....
16:13, 06/28/2019

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17:26, 07/05/2019

AI could study your brain to help teachers improve their courses Teachers don't always know how well their methods work. They can ask questions and hand out tests, of course, but it's not always clear who's at fault if the message doesn't get through. AI might do the trick before long, though...
21:52, 06/23/2019

These 9 courses can turn you into a digital marketing pro—and they’re on sale for $15 For those ready to tackle 21st century commerce, but unsure where to start, The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle ($37, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) is a smart place to begin....
16:39, 05/25/2019

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. The first class was held at St. Joseph’s Hospital, on Tuesday. The goal is to teach people how they ca...
05:39, 05/22/2019

AI and automation are making office life easier AI and automation have revolutionized the manufacturing sector with robots working alongside humans on factory floors. Now, those same sorts of technologies are beginning to find their way into corporate offices and are rapidly changing the way we co...
04:26, 08/03/2019

Automation will create problems in the enterprise — AR can solve them Some worry about the automation apocalypse as a job eliminator, but AR can create opportunities to build a workforce that exists alongside automation tools.Read More...
14:39, 08/09/2019

This Report Makes It Perfectly Clearly Who Automation Is Working For If you want to get a sense of who, exactly, automation is working for right now, well, there’s a study for that. Spoiler—it’s the c-suite executives doing the automating.Read more......
04:13, 07/11/2019

How DevOps managers can learn to trust automation “It worked in staging!” says the dev team. And the ops team replies: “it must be a code issue.” Developers and ops people sometimes have different perspectives on why a deployment went wrong. Was it the code? Or the infrastructure? In the end, it’s t...
14:52, 05/22/2019

The co-founder of Masterclass wants people to try college courses online If you've ever seen a Masterclass advert and wished you could do that for your actual degree, then it's a great day to be you. Company co-founder Aaron Rasmussen is launching Outlier, a Masterclass-style site that covers academic subjects y...
15:26, 08/13/2019

Tee up, putt, repeat: Check out NYC’s coolest minigolf courses On the new ABC show “Holey Moley,” a dozen competitors putt it out on an obstacle-heavy minigolf course to win, among other prizes, $25,000. The course, whose holes include a large pool that contestant cross by zip-line, “makes Augusta National look ...
03:52, 06/22/2019

Holey moly! Ten of the world’s most sensational minigolf courses Rochester Cathedral has caused a kerfuffle by installing minigolf. But how will this compare with the world’s wackiest courses – from Bible-themed, to glow-in-the-dark, to one built under a funeral home?Rochester Cathedral has come up with a novel wa...
17:13, 07/30/2019

Some FAA inspectors didn’t finish required training courses WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says more than a dozen safety inspectors at two key field offices did not complete a required formal training course, but that inspectors who reviewed the Boeing 737 Max jet were fully certified. ...
03:39, 05/04/2019

Free CPR courses being held this week at two local hospitals TUCSON – It is National Emergency Medical Services Week and to celebrate Carondelet Hospitals are hosting free CPR training. There will be two training sessions this week: Tuesday, May 21st – St. Joseph’s Hospital 8 a.m. to Noon. Thursday, May ...
06:39, 05/21/2019

Two more universities get into blockchain education with specialized online courses This week sees two more universities get into the blockchain game by offering courses in cryptocurrency, fintech, and distributed ledger technology. Earlier this week, Ireland‘s Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation Heather Humphreys laun...
12:52, 05/31/2019

Automated Call Menus Are the Epitome of Shitty Automation Like self-checkout kiosks—perhaps even more so—automated phone menus are a prime example of shitty automation. They are exemplars of the kind of automated system that no user asked for, that are deployed solely in an effort to pad corporate bottom li...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Singapore workers more anxious about change than losing their job to automation Unfazed about potentially losing their job, employees in Singapore instead are concerned that workplace automation will result in them having to learn new skillsets or change the way they carry out their tasks....
09:13, 04/30/2019

Oracle is using ‘intelligent automation’ to do far more than automate repetitive tasks While Forrester predicts that the market for RPA will reach $3 billion in 2021, Ben Arnulf believes not a lot of companies are using it correctly right now.Read More...
00:26, 08/17/2019

'What happened to all the file clerks?' Automation makes humans more useful, not less A nice piece on the BBC website today illustrates the fallacy behind this idea that robots will make humans useless. The piece describes the creation of VisiCalc, the first electronic spreadsheet program....
22:13, 05/22/2019

Photos: 16 books about AI, robotics, automation, and how they're affecting the job market With the rise of AI and robotics, more automation in the workplace is inevitable. These books offer insights and suggestions for how to prepare for the next technological revolution....
22:52, 04/29/2019

The Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs, Seller of Automation Equipment Says Sometimes the pitch-perfect example that just totally proves your argument falls directly into your lap approximately two days after you need it to.Read more......
20:00, 06/06/2019

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation looms Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position...
16:39, 07/11/2019

It's time for colleges to require mandated financial literacy courses The U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission "recommends that institutions of higher education require mandatory financial literacy courses." It is about time....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Salesforce's Trailhead courses now good for college credit at SNHU Southern New Hampshire University students can get credits toward their degree for the completion of courses on Salesforce's online learning platform....
21:39, 08/15/2019

Nintendo lets you share twice as many 'Super Mario Maker 2' courses Super Mario Maker 2 is as much about building your own Mario courses as it is playing through the millions of stages other players have already uploaded. But many players have already hit the limit of how many courses they can upload at once, forcing...
20:39, 07/24/2019

Master digital marketing without breaking the bank with these online courses The times they are a-changin’, especially in the world of marketing. Long gone are the days of plastering brochures and billboards to get recognition. Today, if your business doesn’t have an online presence, you’re practically invisible. But it takes...
20:13, 08/21/2019

Maharashtra Students Warn Of Agitation Against Quota Ruling In PG Courses A group of students in Maharashtra has threatened to launch an agitation over the Bombay High Court's ruling that the 16 per cent quota offered to Marathas will not be applicable on admissions to......
09:52, 05/07/2019

No EWS Quota For Maharashtra PG Medical Courses This Year: Supreme Court In its order, the Supreme Court overruled the Maharashtra state government's argument that EWS quotas had already been filled and must not be disturbed, pointing out that admissions began in November......
09:26, 05/30/2019

Beat the average price on this bundle and get these Microsoft Office courses Since you’ll likely be crafting PowerPoint presentations wherever you’re working in 2032, you might as well be up to speed now with the training in the Essential Microsoft Office 2019 Bundle. It’s extra attractive since you can get it for any price y...
14:00, 08/25/2019

Workplace automation may force 160M women to find new careers As many as 160 million women worldwide may need to find new jobs, as robots and artificial intelligence take over roles once reserved for humans, according to consultant McKinsey....
17:52, 06/06/2019

Amazon dismisses idea automation will eliminate all its warehouse jobs soon Amazon.com Inc dismissed the idea of running a fully automated warehouse in the near future, citing the superior cognitive ability of humans and the limitations of current technology....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Automation Should Be a Major 2020 Issue. Andrew Yang Failed to Put It on the Map It’s early yet, but automation is already on track to become the most ignored issue this campaign cycle—outpacing even the neglected climate change, which, while broached both nights of the first Democratic presidential debate this week, deserves a m...
21:26, 06/28/2019

How Puppet plans to bring more automation to a cloud-native world As Puppet brings its open source project Lyra into GA, Puppet CEO Yvonne Wassenaar explains why infrastructure automation is relevant even in container-based environments....
15:39, 05/29/2019

Taster’s AI and automation show why virtual kitchens may rule the age of delivery Taster shows how the intersection of meal delivery services, artificial intelligence, and data creates new opportunities and competition for restaurants.Read More...
20:52, 07/07/2019

How Corporate Delusions of Automation Fuel the Cruelty of Uber and Lyft As drivers around the world went on strike just days before Uber’s IPO, they shared harrowing stories of being overworked and underpaid, subjected to a frustratingly opaque payment system, and even sleeping in their cars in order to save enough money...
22:00, 05/09/2019

Oro Valley council to conduct further study before making decision on golf courses ORO VALLEY, Ariz. – More than 700 packed inside an Oro Valley church last week for a fiery debate over the future of golf in Oro Valley. Wednesday night featured much of the same passion from many residents. Mike Schoeppach has a deep passion f...
14:52, 08/01/2019

Super Mario Maker 2 on Switch has hit 2 million player-made courses When Nintendo released the first Super Mario Maker title on its Wii U console in 2015, it became an instant classic due to its star feature – allowing players to design their own levels for Mario to traverse and to play those created by others...
05:26, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Amazon dismisses idea automation will eliminate all its warehouse jobs soon Amazon.com Inc dismissed the idea of running a fully automated warehouse in the near future, citing the superior cognitive ability of humans and limitations of current technology....
20:52, 05/01/2019

Appian and UiPath join forces to drive digital automation in the enterprise Appian and UiPath have announced a new technology alliance aimed at driving fast and high-impact digital automation for enterprises.The partnership between the two companies includes a no-code integration between Appian and UiPath which is now availa...
02:00, 05/15/2019

As bond e-trading takes off, debt sales business may be ripe for automation With banks' bond trading desks increasingly going electronic, another of the last bastions of old-school banking - the business of helping companies and countries raise capital - may be about to succumb to the tide of technology....
13:39, 08/23/2019

Robot baristas are latest front in South Korea automation push SEOUL, South Korea — Are robot baristas the future of South Korea’s vibrant coffee culture? Dal.komm Coffee thinks so. The company now has 45 robot-equipped outlets in shopping malls, company cafeterias, schools and an airport. Coffee is just one of ...
08:13, 06/07/2019

Automation, teen pregnancies affect women's lifelong earning potential The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman’s lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be most affected....
17:26, 06/13/2019

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale deployments, an industry expert said.Bot is a piece of software with artificial intelligence (AI) tools...
19:26, 07/16/2019

Military studying 'hyperfit' women who pass its toughest physical, mental courses In the nearly four years since the Pentagon announced it was opening all combat jobs to women, at least 30 have earned the Army Ranger tab, two have graduated Marine infantry school and three have passed the grueling initial assessment phase for Gree...
06:13, 07/22/2019

US diplomat accuses Russia of Stalin-era attitude for discouraging English language courses A U.S. diplomat has rebuked the Russian government for discouraging Russian citizens from participating in English language courses operated by the State Department....
22:39, 06/10/2019

MasterClass Founder Launching Online College Credit Courses, Failures Get a Refund Raise your hand if Calculus 101 made you want to tear your hair out in college. If so, then you might be one of the people MasterClass Cofounder Aaron Rasmussen had in mind when creating his new startup Outlier.org. Starting this fall semester, the n...
22:13, 08/13/2019

Florida schools required to teach mental health courses after state ed board vote Florida's public schools will be required to give students at least five hours of instruction on mental health issues beginning in 6th grade after the state's board of education approved changes to the curriculum Wednesday....
02:26, 07/19/2019

In defence of chick lit It's dismissed as fluffy and frivolous, but female fiction is home to some of literature's most life-changing works, says chick lit cheerleader Ali Pantony...
11:52, 08/08/2019

Don't look now: in defence of trigger warnings at the movies Calls for audiences to be alerted to potentially distressing scenes of sex, violence or drug use are under fire – but everyone has the right not to be upset at the cinemaRocketman, the Elton John biopic, has been applauded for its raw portrayal of th...
16:13, 06/18/2019

Sacked defence secretary: 'I am not behind Huawei leak' Former defence secretary Gavin Williamson has told Sky News he categorically denies leaking information from the National Security Council and says his sacking was a politically motivated decision....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Funding Won't Come In Way Of Defence Preparedness, Says Rajnath Singh Funding will not come in the way of the country's defence preparedness and there will be no compromise on it, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh assured the Rajya Sabha on Monday....
20:52, 06/24/2019

| Thomas prepared for tough defence of TDF crown Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas says he faces a tougher challenge this year defending his crown as there are so many riders capable of competing....
16:26, 06/04/2019

UK's May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, on Wednesday, saying an investigation suggested he was to blame for leaking discussions about Chinese telecoms company Huawei from her National Security Council....
20:13, 05/01/2019

UK defence secretary dismissed over Huawei leak Defence secretary Gavin Williamson has been removed from his role following an inquiry into allegations that he leaked information from a high-level National Security Council (NSC) meeting related to working with Huawei to build out the UK's 5G ...
02:26, 05/02/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as new U.S. secretary of defence Mark Esper, an Army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, won Senate confirmation by a vote of 90-8 and was sworn in at the White House by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito....
04:52, 07/24/2019

Merkel protege AKK given defence job seen as poisoned chalice Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer succeeds new EU commission president Ursula von der Leyen as German defence ministerAngela Merkel’s favoured successor as chancellor has been appointed Germany’s new defence minister in an unexpected and potentially risky m...
14:26, 07/17/2019

| Sundowns get title defence off to winning start Absa Premiership champions Mamelodi Sundowns got their title defence off to a perfect start with victory over SuperSport United at the Lucas Moripe Stadium....
19:52, 08/03/2019

Defence Sector Allocation Must Be Raised By At Least One-Third: Experts India Budget 2019: Experts believe the defence industry is looking for a signal that the Defence Ministry is serious about catalysing the development of new indigenous technology....
09:26, 07/02/2019

UK defence minister sacked over Huawei leak Britain's Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired over the leak of information about about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said on Wednesday....
20:00, 05/01/2019

US says could sanction Turkish defence firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defence system, a top Pentagon official said on Monday....
19:00, 06/17/2019

Defence Production Target Set At Rs 90,000 Crore For 2019-20 The department of defence production has set itself a target of producing equipment worth Rs 90,000 crore in the financial year 2019-20. Exports worth Rs 15,000 crore have been envisaged from the......
10:39, 08/22/2019

Defence Ministry To Look Into Issue Of Tax On Disability Pension The issue of tax on disability pension for military personnel was today raised in the Lok Sabha by Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh saying his ministry will......
23:13, 06/27/2019

Warriors' title defence gets tricky after Durant injury Golden State Warriors' title defence may now hobble along with their leader Kevin Durant who suffered a calf injury on Wednesday that makes him doubtful for the playoffs....
09:39, 05/09/2019

Renault F1 driver Ricciardo's defence against £10m claim revealed Renault Formula 1 driver Daniel Ricciardo's representatives have laid out an emphatic defence against a claim of more than £10million from his former advisor, Autosport can reveal...
12:26, 08/02/2019

India, US Agree On Collaboration Between Defence Industry And Start-Ups Indian and American officials on Friday agreed to pursue a policy environment conducive to collaboration between the defence industry and start-ups in both countries. An understanding in this regard......
05:13, 08/03/2019

Manchester City’s defence of ‘battered’ song is seriously misguided Club’s reaction to footage showing staff taking delight in lyrics that cause distress among Liverpool fans is a reminder we all can – and should – do betterIt did not take long for the most dazzling of Premier League title races to be plunged into a ...
00:26, 05/16/2019

Defence gives Penten AU$2.2m to up Australian Army's cyber capability The Canberra-based startup has also been provided with funding to develop a cyber-management capability and enhance the Army's security countermeasures....
09:39, 07/08/2019

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile......
12:13, 07/18/2019

Private Sector Will Now Be Able To Compete For Defence Ministry's Awards Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has accorded approval to allow private firms to compete with ordnance factories and defence PSUs for the Raksha Mantri's Awards for Excellence, officials said on......
05:52, 07/17/2019

Blues defence fuels offence in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks Defencemen Vince Dunn and Robert Bortuzzo scored second-period goals that helped the St. Louis Blues to a 4-2 victory Monday night that tied the Western Conference final at one game apiece....
19:39, 05/14/2019

Defence Budget Remains Unchanged At Rs 3.18 Lakh Crore The defence budget remained unchanged at Rs 3.18 lakh crore, the amount set aside in the interim budget in February, notwithstanding expectations of steep hike in resources to modernise the armed......
16:52, 07/05/2019

Turkey To Begin Using Russia's S-400 Defence System By 2020 Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that it planned to start using the Russian S-400 missile defence system -- a bone of contention with the United States -- in April 2020....
15:39, 07/26/2019

Man Utd transfer plans for defence: Maguire, Koulibaly, Lascelles and more - what we know so far Harry Maguire was the priority central defensive target from a high-calibre shortlist of three for Manchester United, which also included Matthijs de Ligt and Kalidou Koulibaly....
12:00, 07/31/2019

S-400, Russia's High-Tech Air Defence System Sent To Turkey Turkey on Friday received the first deliveries of Russia's S-400 missile defence systems despite Washington threatening the NATO member with sanctions over the controversial deal....
15:52, 07/12/2019

"Chandrayaan 2 Launch Stopped At Right Time", Says Ex-Defence Scientist Former Defence Research and Development Organisation's director of public interface, Ravi Gupta, said the decision to call off Monday's launch of the second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2, was done at......
10:26, 07/15/2019

Defence Products' Exports To Exceed Rs 35,000 Crore Target With the growing trend of shipments in recent years, exports of defence products will exceed the Rs 35,000 crore target by 2024-25, an official said....
11:13, 07/14/2019

| Stormers defence coach relishes Crusaders challenge It may seem a daunting task to keep the Crusaders quiet but the challenge of trying to do so is one that Stormers defence coach Norman Laker is looking forward to....
20:00, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-UK's May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, on Wednesday, saying an investigation suggested he was to blame for leaking discussions about Chinese telecoms company Huawei from her National Security Council....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Arsenal’s Champions League dream unravels like their defence "The repercussions of losing the Europa League final to Chelsea are much greater than just missing out on the Champions League, writes Michael Hincks."...
23:13, 05/29/2019

"War With US Will Bring Disaster To World", Says China's Defence Minister China's Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security disputes over......
08:13, 06/02/2019

Huawei Not A Military Company, Says China's Defence Minister Huawei is not a military company despite its founder Ren Zhengfei's previous career in the army, China's Defence Minister General Wei Fenghe said Sunday, amid growing US-China tensions over trade and......
08:13, 06/02/2019

Siachen To Be Rajnath Singh's First Visit As Defence Minister As Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh's first visit outside the national capital would be to the Siachen Glacier -- the world's highest battlefield - to review the security situation along the borders......
09:26, 06/02/2019

UPDATE 2-UK's May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, on Wednesday, saying an investigation suggested he was to blame for leaking discussions about Chinese telecoms company Huawei from her National Security Council....
20:52, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defence systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defence systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions with NATO ally Washington....
01:13, 06/13/2019

Kopecky kicks off ERC Zlin win defence by topping Qualifying "Reigning four-time Barum Czech Rally Zlín winner Jan Kopecký (ŠKODA Motorsport) began his home round of the FIA European Rally Championship on top, going fastest on Friday’s Qualifying Stage."...
13:39, 08/16/2019

Liverpool’s leaking defence a cause for Jürgen Klopp’s concern The European champions have rediscovered the knack of winning trophies but the defensive security of last season is missingAdrián’s hectic start to life at Liverpool gave Jürgen Klopp another European trophy, reason to sprint half the length of the p...
01:13, 08/16/2019

Adjudicator says any security defence of US auto tariffs at WTO "very difficult" The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has ruled on a related case told Reuters....
20:00, 05/27/2019

As New Defence Minister, Key Challenges Ahead Of Rajnath Singh As India's new defence minister, Rajnath Singh's most crucial challenge will be to speed up the long-delayed modernisation of the Army, Navy and the Air Force besides ensuring overall coherence in......
00:39, 06/01/2019

"Can't Wish Away" Russia Defence Ties, Say Sources Before Pompeo Visit India will push ahead with its $5 billion air-defence missile deal with its longtime defence partner Russia despite threat of US sanctions, a stand that will be made clear to US Secretary of State......
13:52, 06/25/2019

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues rang...
07:52, 06/01/2019

Huawei is too close to Chinese government - U.S. defence chief Acting U.S. Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the theft of intellectual property....
08:26, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 3-UK's May fires defence secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defence minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, the latest of her allies to be ousted from government....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defence bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest attempt to fight sanctions from Washingt...
05:26, 05/29/2019

Iran Displays Domestically Built Missile Defence System Iran displayed what it described as a domestically built long-range, surface-to-air missile air defence system on Thursday, at a time of rising tension with the United States....
20:13, 08/22/2019

Anupam Kher's Cameo In Defence Of Akshay Kumar Over Citizenship Row Actor Akshay Kumar, attacked on social media over his Canadian passport days after his "non-political interview" with Prime Minister garnered headlines, has received support from his Bollywood......
18:39, 05/05/2019

William Barr: is his defence of Trump paving the road to tyranny? The attorney general stands accused of acting as the president’s personal lawyer rather than a guardian of the constitutionMoments before a highly anticipated congressional hearing at whichthe star witness the attorney general, William Barr was no lo...
08:39, 05/04/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defence minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defence minister this week, as no criminal offence was committed....
15:26, 05/04/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman Reaches Kyrgyzstan For Defence Ministers' Meet Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman held a bilateral meeting with her Chinese counterpart General Wei Fenghe on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Defence Ministers' Meet in......
09:39, 04/29/2019

Fit-again Kevin De Bruyne ready for Manchester City's title defence Midfielder glad to put last season’s injuries behind him‘We want to be ready to play a good game against Liverpool’Kevin De Bruyne feels ready for the new campaign after playing a full part in Manchester City’s pre-season tour of Asia. The Belgium mi...
18:13, 07/28/2019

Sacked defence secretary: PM's 'naive' Brexit talks will fail Sacked defence secretary Gavin Williamson has claimed Theresa May's attempts to do a Brexit deal with Jeremy Corbyn are "destined to fail" and will "end in tears"....
03:26, 05/12/2019

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the......
21:52, 06/06/2019

India Set To Get Defence Cyber Agency to Fight Pak, Chinese Hackers In a bid to bolster its capabilities to tackle threats emanating from hackers, mostly from China and Pakistan, India is all set to have Defence Cyber Agency (DCA) by next month. This agency will be......
13:52, 04/30/2019

BJP Lawmaker's Guards Thrash UP Toll Plaza Staff. "Self Defence," He Says The security personnel of a BJP lawmaker thrashed toll plaza employees in Agra on Saturday. One of the security personnel also fired in the air from his gun during the argument with the toll staff....
11:53, 07/06/2019

Real Madrid defence under the spotlight after worst pre-season in 39 years Real Madrid finally won a game of football on Wednesday. Zinedine Zidane's side beat Fenerbahce 5-3 in the Audi Cup in Munich and on July 31 had their first victory across 90 minutes this summer....
09:39, 08/02/2019

Sri Lanka police chief, ex-defence secretary arrested over bombings Sri Lankan police on Tuesday arrested their own chief and the former defense secretary for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people in April, a police spokesman said....
14:52, 07/02/2019

Donald Trump Says "Unfair" Defence Treaty With Japan Needs To Be Changed US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the......
01:39, 06/30/2019

China To 'Fight At All Costs' For 'Reunification' With Taiwan: Defence Minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over......
06:52, 06/02/2019

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh To Visit Mozambique From Sunday In his first overseas trip as Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh will travel to Mozambique on a three-day visit beginning Sunday during which three bilateral agreements will be signed to boost military......
21:00, 07/26/2019

Will "Solidify" Strategic Ties With India: US Defence Secretary Nominee US Defence Secretary nominee Mark T Esper has told lawmakers that he wants to solidify the enduring strategic partnership with India supported by strong defence cooperation with the Indian military....
08:52, 07/17/2019

In defence of digital consent forms given to rape complainants | Letter Peter Csemiczky takes issue with comments made by victims’ commissioner Vera BairdI am writing to express my concern about the comments made by Dame Vera Baird regarding the “digital consent forms” given to rape complainants (Victims’ commissioner wa...
22:26, 07/15/2019

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
07:13, 06/01/2019

Rajnath Singh Visits War Memorial Before Taking Over As Defence Minister Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited the National War Memorial in New Delhi today, shortly before taking charge of the Defence Ministry. He paid tribute to soldiers who laid down their lives......
10:00, 06/01/2019

We Respect Rajiv Gandhi, But Can Talk About Misrule Too: Defence Minister Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today described Rajiv Gandhi a martyr and said though the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) respects him, that does not mean it will not talk about the "misrule and......
19:52, 05/09/2019

| Canelo loses IBF belt after title defence deal collapses Middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez has been stripped of his International Boxing Federation belt after failing to agree terms on a mandatory title defence....
16:26, 08/02/2019

Trump’s legal defence against Congressional probes is weak. Here’s why it still might work In courts in New York and Washington, Trump is attempting to beat back subpoenas by Congress to get financial records from accountants and banks Trump and his family do business with....
20:13, 05/18/2019

UK defence minister rebuffs criticism over tanker seized in Gulf Tobias Ellwood denies Britain took ‘eye off the ball’ and says priority is to reduce tensionsThe defence minister, Tobias Ellwood, has rejected the charge that a British-flagged tanker seized by Iran in the Gulf could have been better protected, and ...
12:13, 07/21/2019

'Fast healer' Osaka ready for U.S. Open title defence "Naomi Osaka\u0027s knee injury suffered in the lead-up to her U.S. Open title defence has improved and the Japanese does not expect it to limit her performance in the year\u0027s final Grand Slam."...
20:52, 08/23/2019

Defence minister blames ARA San Juan's sinking on 'lack of training' Oscar Aguad later clarifies remarks after anger from families, saying he didn't blame the crew for the submarine tragedy, in which all 44 officers died....
23:13, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-UK police will not probe sacked defence minister over Huawei leak British police will not investigate the sacked defence minister, Gavin Williamson, after a senior officer said the information that was leaked about Chinese telecoms company Huawei was too minor to count as a criminal offence....
19:39, 05/04/2019

Trump Picks Ex-Boeing Executive Patrick Shanahan For Defence Secretary President Donald Trump intends to nominate acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan to remain in the top Pentagon job, the White House said Thursday, placing a relatively low-profile and soft-spoken......
05:00, 05/10/2019

'So surreal': Hong Kongers take up self-defence classes in wake of thug attacks Free lessons teach how to stop punches and stick attacks after violence instills deep concern in community“If you see attackers, you must be armed with basic skills to save your own lives,” Henry Chong, a sports therapist and karate expert, told his ...
04:00, 07/26/2019

Pak Military To Voluntarily Cut Defence Budget, Imran Khan Praises Move In an unprecedented voluntary move, Pakistan's military has decided to cut its defence budget for the next fiscal year amid an austerity drive launched by the government to help solve the......
14:26, 06/05/2019

Ajendra Bahadur Singh Is New Deputy Chief Of Integrated Defence Staff Vice Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh assumed the duties of Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Doctrine Organisation Training) on May 31, said a press note from the Indian Navy....
15:26, 06/02/2019

Rajnath Singh Flies To Siachen Today, His First Visit As Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will today meet troops at Siachen Glacier - the world's highest battlefield - in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister....
09:00, 06/03/2019

Mali’s ‘self-defence’ groups must face justice, after deadly intercommunal attacks Mali’s authorities have been urged by the UN to provide justice for the victims and survivors of attacks by so-called self-defence groups, responsible for horrific intercommunal violence in central Mali, after a weekend assault that claimed the lives...
18:13, 04/28/2019

India-US Defence Deals Clear And Transparent, Top US Diplomat Tells NDTV At a time when defence deals with other countries have come under immense scrutiny in India, United States Consul General in Mumbai told NDTV there have been no questions when it comes to defence......
09:52, 06/29/2019

Shaun Edwards will leave post as Wales’ defence coach after World Cup • Edwards talks of ‘incredibly difficult decision to reach’• Head coach Gatland welcomes end to speculationShaun Edwards has rejected the offer of a new contract from Wales, the Welsh Rugby Union has announced. Edwards’ 11-year stay with the Grand Sl...
16:13, 05/02/2019

John Stones’ failure to grow up has Gareth Southgate in defence mode Even at the age of 25 the England centre-back’s tendency to overelaborate and endanger his team is still worrying managersThere was a time, early in Gareth Southgate’s reign as England manager, when he made a point of telling his players that if they...
23:52, 06/07/2019

Backing Stewart, junior defence minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defence minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
10:52, 06/16/2019

Sri Lanka bombings: police and defence chiefs held on negligence charge Pair face dereliction of duty and negligence charges after blasts in which more than 250 diedSri Lanka’s police chief and its former defence minister have been arrested for alleged negligence leading to the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more tha...
17:13, 07/02/2019

Former UK Defence Minister Denies Role In Leak On Planned Huawei Contract Sacked British defence minister Gavin Williamson denied that he had any role in the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei, after Prime Minister Theresa May dismissed him on......
20:52, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Sacks Defence Minister Over Leak On Planned Huawei Contract British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday sacked Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson following a probe into the leak of news that Britain had conditionally allowed China's Huawei to develop the......
20:52, 05/01/2019

US Ambassador To India Meets Rajnath Singh, Discusses Defence Ties United States Ambassador to India Ken Juster paid a courtesy call on Defence minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi on Monday. The two held a discussion on the defence ties between New Delhi and......
05:00, 06/25/2019

Arsenal make enquiries for Upamecano and Rugani in attempt to boost defence • RB Leipzig want around £70m for Upamecano• Laurent Koscielny wanted by Bordeaux and RennesArsenal have been informed that they must pay around £70m to sign Dayot Upamecano from RB Leipzig as they step up attempts to recruit defensive reinforcements...
20:13, 08/05/2019

UK's Hunt: Huawei leak meant no other option but to sack defence minister-PA Britain's foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Wednesday a major security leak blamed on Britain's defence minister meant Gavin Williamson had to be fired, the Press Association reported....
22:00, 05/01/2019

PM Modi Discusses Counter-Terrorism, Defence With Turkish President In Japan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and held talks on a host of key issues including trade and investment, defence and counter-terrorism....
09:52, 06/29/2019

Maldivian Top Defence Official Meets Rajnath Singh, IAF Chief BS Dhanoa Maldivian Defence Forces Chief Abdulla Shamaal on Thursday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Indian Air Force chief BS Dhanoa, and discussed ways to step up military and security cooperation....
22:52, 07/04/2019

Angelique Kerber’s title defence ends but Serena Williams rallies • Defending champion loses 2-6, 6-2, 6-1 to Lauren Davis• Serena Williams wins 2-6, 6-2, 6-4 against Kaja JuvanIt is well over two decades since any woman other than Serena Williams and Venus Williams successfully defended the women’s title at Wimble...
23:00, 07/04/2019

Defence Forces On Standby, 8 Lakh Evacuated In Odisha For Fani: 10 Points Cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall south of Puri in Odisha anytime after tomorrow afternoon. According to the latest forecast by the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JWTC), Fani, is the most......
07:00, 05/02/2019

Arsenal boss Unai Emery knows attack will be the best form of defence in second leg against Valencia Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's stoppage-time goal gives Arsenal more to protect, but attack must remain the best form of defence if they are to reach the Europa League Final....
11:26, 05/03/2019

REFILE-Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defence bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest attempt to fight sanctions from Washingt...
06:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems sees boost from IMI Israeli defence electronics firm Elbit Systems reported a rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday and forecast further improvements in 2019 following its acquisition of IMI Systems....
12:13, 05/28/2019

North Korea now able to miniaturise nuclear warheads – Japan defence report Upcoming review out of Tokyo will reportedly say missile programme poses ‘serious and imminent threat’ Japan’s government will reportedly state that North Korea is capable of miniaturising nuclear warheads in a forthcoming defence report, it has emer...
09:00, 08/21/2019

Defence attorneys say Jeffrey Epstein had foreign passport out of fear of kidnapping "The passport was for personal protection in the event of travel to dangerous areas, only to be presented to potential kidnapers, hijackers or terrorists should violent episodes occur," they wrote....
08:39, 07/17/2019

Military Veterans Praise Move To Create Post Of Chief Of Defence Staff Independence Day: Military veterans as well as strategic and defence experts on Thursday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of creating the post of chief of defence staff (CDS), saying......
01:39, 08/16/2019

Piers Morgan leaps to Ivanka Trump's defence over awkward video of G20 chat PIERS Morgan has defended Ivanka Trump after a video showing her awkwardly trying to enter a conversation with Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron went viral....
11:52, 07/01/2019

Court Grants Bail To Alleged Defence Dealer In VVIP Chopper Case A Delhi court today granted bail to Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged defence agent arrested in a money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland VVIP choppers scam case....
20:00, 06/01/2019

Arun Jaitley Alleges Rahul Gandhi Hand In Defence Deal During UPA Rule The BJP today attacked Congress president Rahul Gandhi over his alleged link to a defence firm that got offset contract when the UPA was in power and asked the opposition party to respond to what it......
21:00, 05/04/2019

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 million people, as well as facial recognition information, unencrypted usernames and passwords, and pe...
10:27, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday....
05:52, 07/15/2019

Javid issues staunch defence of free press as row over Met commander attack rumbles on Sajid Javid today defended a "free press" amid a searing row over comments made by one of Scotland Yard's most senior figures who said newspapers could be prosecuted for publishing leaked documents....
12:39, 07/15/2019

Japanese shares edge up, defence sector gains on strained S.Korea ties Japanese stocks edged higher on Friday, drawing support from U.S. markets, with investors eyeing a speech later in the global day from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for any clue on further easing in U.S. interest rates....
07:39, 08/23/2019

Defence forces on scene after chemical incident at New Zealand's Blis Technologies site Blis Technologies Ltd, a New Zealand-based biotechnology company, said on Friday there was a chemical incident at its South Dunedin site with emergency services on the scene....
23:52, 07/11/2019

Japanese stocks gain, strained S.Korea ties lift defence sector Japanese stocks rose on Friday, drawing support from a weaker yen, firmer Chinese and U.S. markets, and a jump in domestic defence shares as ties with South Korea sour further....
12:00, 08/23/2019

Defence Research Body Test Fires Guided Bomb From Sukhoi Combat Jet The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Friday successfully test fired an indigenously-developed 500 kg class guided bomb from a Sukhoi combat jet at Pokhran in Rajasthan....
23:00, 05/24/2019

US Ready To Offer India Wide Range Of Defence Equipment. Conditions Apply The US is ready to help India's defence needs with the latest technologies and equipment, but New Delhi purchasing long-range S-400 missile defence system from Russia would limit cooperation, the......
12:00, 06/14/2019

Nirmala Sitharaman, First Full-Time Woman Defence Minister, Takes Oath Nirmala Sitharaman today took oath as a Union minister at the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Ms Sitharaman was the first woman to be appointed full-time Defence......
17:39, 05/30/2019

Seeing science – in pictures Photography and science have long been intertwined, helping to shape the way we look at the world, as Marvin Heiferman shows in Seeing Science: How Photography Reveals the Universe, published by Aperture Continue reading......
09:39, 07/15/2019

The science of the home run Professor Lloyd V. Smith and a team of scientists at Washington State University are working with Major League Baseball to understand the league's record home run numbers.       ...
19:13, 08/02/2019

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
03:52, 07/10/2019

U.S. kicks NATO ally Turkey out of fighter program over purchase of Russian defence system "Unfortunately, Turkey's decision to purchase the Russian S-400 air defence systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible," a White House statement said....
08:00, 07/18/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked: Defence secretary asked to leave government over Huawei leak Theresa May has sacked Gavin Williamson as defence secretary following an investigation into the leak of information from a National Security Council meeting....
19:26, 05/01/2019

What Seinfeld can teach us about science From micro pigs to the doping dangers of a poppy seed bagel, how life may be imitating the US sitcomWhen Jerry Seinfeld starts his UK tour, listen out for a science joke. From early on in his TV career, the comedian poked fun at science. In his 1981 ...
12:52, 07/12/2019

The science of sex: what happens to our bodies when we're aroused? It’s good for our mental and physical health, lowering blood pressure and boosting the immune systemSex is the most talked-about, joked about, thought-about issue in our culture. Every grown adult is expected to know how to do it, but beyond the basi...
08:13, 05/23/2019

The Science Behind Fever Dreams Nearly everyone has experienced a fever and its attendant symptoms—from fatigue and body aches to hot flashes and chills. You may also have noticed strange or unusually vivid dreams while trying to sleep off an illness. The phrase “fever ...
13:52, 06/11/2019

Why race science is on the rise again After the second world war, the belief that differences between so-called ‘races’ are genetic became taboo. Now, with the far right resurgent, it’s backIn 1985, historian Barry Mehler had a dream. His research was taking him deep into the murky terri...
13:00, 05/18/2019

TEKNET: The science behind a microburst TUCSON – One of Tucson’s biggest thunderstorm threats comes from what’s known as a microburst. A microburst can bring strong winds and damaging hail with them and only last a short amount of time. News 4 Tucson’s Chief Meteoro...
18:26, 07/30/2019

The five: chimeras created by science A chimera is an organism with genetic material from two or more sources. Experiments in the field may save lives but are ethically controversialLast week, researchers led by Spanish scientist Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte announced they had created th...
08:13, 08/11/2019

Science Has Perfected Ferrari's 458 Italia Ferrari never sold the exquisite 458 Italia you could shake hands with, and that’s an absolute travesty. The chassis and engine combination may be one of Ferrari’s best of all time, and while the paddle shift is quick and good, it can’t possibly hold...
02:13, 06/07/2019

Ann Widdecombe says science may 'produce an answer' to being gay Brexit party MEP sparks anger by claiming people may one day be able to switch sexualityAnn Widdecombe has come under fire after she suggested science might one day “produce an answer” to being gay.The Brexit party MEP said she had once pointed out t...
09:13, 06/03/2019

The fight against HIV: then and now – Science Weekly podcast Earlier this year, the UK government announced it wanted to end new HIV transmissions in England by 2030. Hannah Devlin looks at the history of the epidemic, including its impact on the gay community, recent promising drug trials and whether Britain ...
08:39, 06/14/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Me, myself and AI On this week's Super Awesome Science Show, we’re going to explore how AI is involved in health care and the pitfalls that prevent our complete acceptance of the technology in public health....
18:39, 06/04/2019

Most atheists believe in the supernatural, despite trusting science While atheists say they don't believe in a god, a survey has found that the majority hold at least one supernatural belief, such as life after death or reincarnation...
14:52, 05/30/2019

Computer Science's Gender Gap Will Take More Than A Century To Fix The gender gap in computer science research won’t reach equality for more than a century, according to new research released Friday that showed computer science isn’t just lagging behind, it’s also going in the wrong direction.Read more......
00:52, 06/22/2019

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion of sexual abuseIn the UK, sexual dysfunction is fa...
22:39, 05/10/2019

Why did last night’s ‘Game of Thrones’ look so bad? Here comes the science! Last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones” was a wild ride and inarguably one of an epic show’s more epic moments — if you could see it through the dark and the blotchy video. It turns out even one of the most expensive and met...
22:52, 04/29/2019

Life-Science Stocks Look Less Healthy Life-science companies have logged a strong performance this year, but disappointing revenue results from Illumina show they can’t inoculate themselves against slowing growth in the broader market....
19:13, 07/12/2019

Father-son duo is 3D printing a Lamborghini for science For most people, dreaming about owning a Lamborghini is about as close as they’ll realistically get to having one in their driveway. Supercars are pricey and not terribly practical, but that doesn’t make them any less desirable, so physic...
09:13, 07/09/2019

Feeling the Heat? Here’s When Fans Can Help—And When They Don’t—According to Science With cities around the world hitting record-breaking temperatures, finding quick and effective ways to cool off has become a top priority. Air-conditioning is a great option, but not every country can afford or sustain the energy infrastructure requi...
00:13, 08/07/2019

Asking the biggest questions is the very essence of science New Scientist is kicking off a new series of articles entitled The Biq Question to attempt to answer the unanswerable and crack open life's greatest puzzles...
18:26, 04/28/2019

How to pick the best approach to data science (fyi, there are three) As companies place an increasing premium on data science, there is some debate about which approach is best to adopt — and there is no straight up, one-size-fits-all answer. It really depends on your organization’s needs and what you hope to accompli...
20:26, 06/19/2019

Arsenal analysis: Attack the best form of defence as Unai Emery springs midfield surprise in Europa League Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came up trumps once again as Arsenal take a commanding first-leg lead to Valencia in their Europa League semi-final....
02:13, 05/03/2019

Gavin Williamson sacked: MPs call for criminal action as Theresa May sacks defence secretary over Huawei leak MPs are calling for former Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson to be prosecuted after he allegedly leaked information about Chinese mobile giant Huawei from a confidential meeting....
00:52, 05/02/2019

| Trump praises Orban | Brexit demands defence spending: WATCH the top World news videos for today Trump praises Hungary's anti-immigration PM | Hunt: UK should boost defence spending after Brexit; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH....
08:00, 05/14/2019

This Is Easily the Best Correction in Science Publishing This Month Science journalists around the world received one of the silliest corrections yet in our inbox over the weekend, and I would like to share it here with you.Read more......
04:52, 05/21/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around the world. It’s up to governments, organizations, and society as a whole to battle this evil – and a...
13:39, 05/10/2019

Catalyze your data science education with this $20 bundle Over six courses packed with 130 hours of training, this is where to start understanding today’s data revolution. From key programming disciplines like Python and R Programming to some of the more critical data analysis tools like Hadoop, this traini...
18:52, 05/28/2019

Waterfall illusion: the science behind why still objects sometime appear to move Humans are fascinated by visual illusions, which occur when there is a mismatch between the pattern of light that falls on the retina, and what we perceive. Before books, films, and the internet allowed illusions to be shared widely, people were capt...
16:00, 06/29/2019

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist...
22:13, 08/10/2019

Building a community for statistics and data science at MIT and beyond As a focal point for statistics at MIT, the Statistics and Data Science Center (SDSC) reflects the unique nature of statistics at MIT: steeped in cutting-edge computation, with both theoretical explorations and novel applications across departments a...
20:52, 05/10/2019

What the Science Really Says About Grilled Meat and Cancer Risk As backyard cookout season kicks into high gear, many people may be eyeing their sizzling burgers and dogs with suspicion. And for good reason: a number of studies published in the past two decades have turned up evidence that eating charred, smoked,...
14:39, 06/25/2019

Don't miss: Armstrong, the science of music and codebreaking This week, check out the latest film on the moon landings, try some physics karaoke and visit the Science Museum’s display on codebreaking down the ages...
18:00, 07/06/2019

The Woman Who Turned Psychological Testing Into a Science “I don’t have time for this,” psychologist Anne Anastasi reportedly said in 1987, before hanging up the phone on a call from Ronald Reagan’s White House. The call, according to Harold Takooshian, a psychology professor at Fordham University, was to i...
03:39, 08/03/2019

Making a pickle-infused cake, for science Although I haven't had any formal training as a chef, I consider myself an above-average eater. So when I was presented with a whipping siphon -- the ruffian responsible for the foam craze that once plagued high-end restaurants and now appears i...
22:26, 05/04/2019

Prep for a career in data science with this $31 bundle It's no secret that today's businesses rely on data to guide their decisions. Unfortunately, much of that data remains unstructured, scattered like hidden gems squirreled away in unremarkable servers and data dumps. For the keys to unlocking all thos...
18:13, 07/02/2019

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
13:52, 06/12/2019

RPS 2019 science photographer of the year – shortlist The shortlist for the Royal Photographic Society’s science photographer of the year competition will be exhibited at the Science Museum in London from 7 October until 5 January. The competition was open to all ages and levels of expertise and the win...
04:52, 08/14/2019

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights ...
21:52, 06/17/2019

The science of influencing people: six ways to win an argument Hidebound views on subjects such as the climate crisis and Brexit are the norm – but the appliance of science may sway stubborn opinions“I am quite sure now that often, very often, in matters of religion and politics a man’s reasoning powers are not ...
12:52, 06/30/2019

The psychedelic science behind dreamy new Netflix hit, Maniac Emma Stone and Jonah Hill cavort in multiple roles in a show exploring the use of hallucinogenic drugs to treat mental trauma and psychological disorders...
18:13, 04/28/2019

How HoloLens is helping advance the science of spaceflight AR headsets haven't exactly caught on with the general public -- especially after the Google Glass debacle. Mixed reality technology has garnered a sizable amount of interest in a variety of professional industries, though, from medicine and edu...
00:52, 07/21/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational differences when it comes to opinions on climate change in the US. Students are more open to learnin...
22:00, 05/08/2019

YouTube science videos: The channels you should subscribe to Meet the science YouTubers Simon Clark, Inés Dawson, Simone Giertz and more who make videos spanning rubbish robots, Star Wars planets and hijacking a Bieber hit...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Apollo 11's astronauts snapped photos for science. Then came MTV The Apollo 11 astronauts who made mankind's first visit to the moon 50 years ago were trained in how to take pictures for science. Back on Earth, some of those photos became pop culture touchstones....
14:26, 07/17/2019

Mixed results for science in the US midterm elections A climate change denier is no longer to head House science committee, but Washington state voters reject carbon tax and Arizona blocks renewable energy boost...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Washington....
19:52, 04/28/2019

How the Universe Came to Be: The Bible and Science Finally in Accord? For most of our history, scientists have primarily believed that the universe is eternal and unchanging. Aristotle in the fourth century BC asserted that the world is without beginning or end. But this view was not without direct opponents who believ...
03:39, 06/06/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly During our summer break, we’re revisiting the archives. Today, Wildlife recordist Chris Watson concludes this three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of ...
08:26, 08/23/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book on the the science of psychedelics, and "Vaccinat...
01:00, 06/26/2019

10 year challenge: How science and the world have changed The last 10 years have seen amazing advances in science and technology – and stark damage to the world we live in. Like a lot of people on social media we thought we'd take a look back at the last ten years in science and New Scientist...
21:26, 04/28/2019

Why Ian McEwan doesn’t see his latest novel as being science fiction What would the 1980s have been like if Alan Turing had lived? Ian McEwan talks about his exploration of a speculative past for AI in his novel Machines Like Me...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Super Awesome Science Show: Ticked off by Lyme On this episode of the 'Super Awesome Science Show,' we talk about what Lyme disease is, how it's spread and how you can avoid getting bitten by ticks that carry the disease....
22:13, 06/18/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s demands...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Two – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson is joined by award-winning sound artist Jana Winderen on a voyage around Norway’s Austevoll islands, aboard a research vessel recording the grunting of spawning codContrary to popular belief, or the writings of Jacques...
08:52, 05/03/2019

In Hong Kong, science of crowd counting comes into focus When Hong Kong residents took to the streets to protest a controversial extradition law on consecutive weekends this month, observers on all sides agreed the crowds were huge....
13:13, 06/20/2019

Cross Section: Giles Yeo – Science Weekly podcast Why do some of us pile on the pounds, while others seem to get away with it? Hannah Devlin speaks to Dr Giles Yeo about some of the latest findings from the field of obesity research – from the role of our genes and how heritable our weight is, to ho...
10:26, 07/05/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode Three – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife sound recordist Chris Watson concludes a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean examining the possible threats caused to marine life by noise pollution. In this final episode he looks at solutions and discovers an unlikel...
08:52, 05/03/2019

Undercover cop ridiculed by students at Bronx Science while acting on tip The Bronx High School of Science welcomed an unusual visitor to its campus recently — and it wasn’t one of its eight Nobel Prize-winning alumni or a Harvard recruiter. It was an undercover cop, acting on a tip, the Department of Education confirmed. ...
02:13, 05/05/2019

'Heartbeat' Bills Get the Science of Fetal Heartbeats All Wrong Anti-abortion laws lean on the heartbeat as a defining moment of aliveness. But at six weeks, it indicates little more than cells and electrical activity....
16:13, 05/14/2019

Physicist breaks down the science behind 10 iconic Marvel scenes Turns out, there's a scientific basis for a lot of the movie magic seen in the Marvel universe, from "Iron Man" to "Avengers: Endgame." Dr. James Kakalios is a physicist and science consultant for films like "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Watchmen." D...
03:52, 05/04/2019

Are Paint Fumes a Health Concern? Here’s What the Latest Science Says If you’re one of the many homeowners considering using this summer to repaint your house or apartment, you might have been concerned to hear that, according to a just-published study in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, women e...
19:39, 07/05/2019

How palaeontology got cool: Inside the revolution in dinosaur science Dinosaurs have won a huge following as new techniques revolutionise what we know about how they lived and even looked. How well are popular books keeping up?...
23:39, 06/29/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Sure Had Some Extremely Disturbing Thoughts on Science Jeffrey Epstein—the billionaire investor facing charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls and who hobnobbed with the rich and powerful including multiple presidents—sure had a lot of thoughts about science. Specifically, disturbing ones con...
06:52, 08/01/2019

Oceans of Noise: Episode One – Science Weekly podcast Wildlife recordist Chris Watson begins a three-part journey into the sonic environment of the ocean, celebrating the sounds and songs of marine life and investigating the threat of noise pollutionContrary to popular belief, and the writings of Jacque...
08:52, 05/03/2019

Tripping grad students over and over for science (and better prosthetic limbs) Prosthetic limbs are getting better, but not as quickly as you’d think. They’re not as smart as our real limbs, which (directed by the brain) do things like automatically stretch out to catch ourselves when we fall. This particular “...
21:00, 06/20/2019

150 years of the periodic table – Science Weekly podcast Nicola Davis invites Prof Brigitte Van Tiggelen and Dr Peter Wothers on to the podcast to look at how the periodic table took shape and asks whether it might now be in jeopardy Continue reading......
08:26, 06/21/2019

Computer Science Research Gender Gap Won’t Close for 100 Years Women and men are forecast to produce a similar volume of medical research by 2048, according to a new study. In computer science, that won’t happen until 2137....
17:13, 06/21/2019

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest neighbour. Is reality catching up with sci-fi?The moon is rising again above the horizon o...
13:26, 05/18/2019

Ex-WWE star Ashley Massaro’s brain may be donated to science The brain of former WWE Superstar Ashley Massaro may be donated to a prominent doctor who researches chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a condition associated with multiple head injuries, he lawyer told The Post on Saturday. Massaro, 39, best ...
19:13, 05/18/2019

Dying the Christian Science way: the horror of my father’s last days The anti-medical dogma of Christian Science led my father to an agonising death. Now the church itself is in decline – and it can’t happen fast enough. By Caroline FraserWhen I was a baby, my grandfather delighted me by playing a game. He made a fist...
17:00, 08/06/2019

NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program. These investigations and demonstrations will help the agency send astronauts to t...
22:52, 07/01/2019

A Decades-Old Computer Science Puzzle Was Solved in Two Pages With a stunningly simple proof, a researcher has finally cracked the sensitivity conjecture, "one of the most frustrating and embarrassing open problems."...
01:00, 08/05/2019

What happens when we can't test scientific theories? – Science Weekly podcast String theory gained traction 35 years ago but scientists have not found any evidence to suggest it is correct. Does this matter? And should it be tested? Ian Sample debates this with Eleanor Knox, David Berman and Peter Woit Continue reading......
11:39, 06/28/2019

Two tactics effectively limit the spread of science denialism Debunking the flat Earth is a relatively easy task. (credit: NASA) “Vaccines are safe and effective,” write researchers Philipp Schmid and Cornelia Betsch in a paper published in Nature Human Behavior this week. “Humans cause global warming. Evolut...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Cancer and chemicals in Reserve, Louisiana: the science explained In the area closest to the local chemicals factory, residents face a cancer risk of 50 times the national average. So what’s in the air?St John the Baptist parish sits about 20 miles from New Orleans in southern Louisiana. Home to about 45,000 people...
14:26, 05/06/2019

There's science behind why parents leave kids in hot cars As more and more children die in hot cars every summer, parents, politicians and experts are scrambling to find ways to prevent the tragedies.        ...
22:00, 08/02/2019

The Science Behind Nike's New ZoomX Vaporfly Next% Marathon Shoe At Sunday's London Marathon, Eliud Kipchoge will wear the ZoomX Vaporfly Next%, the latest installment in Nike's performance-boosting Vaporfly line of shoes....
18:26, 04/28/2019

Anime's Bloody Nose Trope Isn't Backed By Science In anime and manga, when characters get excited—often sexually excited—blood dribbles or squirts out of their noses. But is this backed by medical science? Nope!...
18:26, 08/14/2019

SpaceX will launch Bill Nye's science experiment into orbit A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful launch vehicle in the world, is standing on a pad in Florida ready to make the "most difficult launch" the rocket company has ever attempted, according to CEO Elon Musk....
18:26, 06/24/2019

How NASA Sold the Science and Glamour of Space Travel At the time of the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, some Americans had reservations about the wisdom of reaching for the stars when troubles swelled on Earth....
02:26, 06/24/2019

Three Identical Strangers review: a good film about bad science What begins as a feel-good human-interest documentary about the dance of nature and nurture will leave you feeling very angry indeed - and much better informed...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Hitting the Books: Modern surveillance and 'the science of happiness' Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
21:00, 07/27/2019

Science could learn a lot from Mona Chalabi’s mischievous chart art Mona Chalabi's work is a compelling mix of illustration with a journalistic work ethic and a rigorous approach to statistics. The science and art worlds could do with more of this "TMI Queen"...
21:13, 06/04/2019

Scientists strapped antennas to the heads of seals, for science Scientists studying the behavior of ice in Antarctica got some help from native wildlife in a new study that focused on the causes of massive holes forming in ice sheets. The research, which was published this month in Nature, attempted to explain th...
00:52, 06/12/2019

Earth's helium is running out and it has dire consequences for science Helium's essential for party balloons, but also for MRI scanners, physics experiments and space rockets. But supplies on Earth are getting dangerously low, warns Chanda Prescod-Weinstein...
20:00, 07/10/2019

Science of anger: how gender, age and personality shape this emotion What purpose does anger serve? Are men angrier than women? Can it affect our mental wellbeing? Science is beginning to uncover some of the answersAnger is the flash of fire that sparks in your brain when you feel you have been shortchanged. Perhaps a...
11:26, 05/12/2019

Google announces winners of its 2019 Science Fair Google announced the winners of the 2019 Google Science Fair, including an Irish teen who removed microplastics from water using ferrofluids.Read More...
22:52, 07/29/2019

Dani Shapiro: ‘Science will bring an end to these family secrets’ As a young Jewish girl, Dani Shapiro always felt different. Years later she found out why… She reveals what she learned about family, identity – and the hard truths of DNA testsTake a look at your reflection. What do you see? Who do you think you are...
14:13, 06/09/2019

Science deals a setback to Obamacare's transgender rule As hard as the social justice movement tries to erase the meaning of words as we all know them, we're not quite there yet and the Trump administration's reversal of an Obama-era rule on healthcare demonstrated that on Friday....
21:52, 05/24/2019

Insecure employment for postdoc researchers is leading to bad science Postdoc researchers like me aren’t considered university employees, even though we do all the work. This must changeBehind most of the technological advances we take for granted are brilliant researchers working long hours to complete experiments and...
11:00, 06/05/2019

Good nature: citizen science trips and holidays in the UK Passionate about wildlife and nature? These surveys and activities offer volunteers a close-up of our fauna and flora while helping to safeguard the environmentForestry England’s Big Forest Find is the country’s largest survey of forest wildlife. Vol...
08:52, 08/23/2019

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted...
23:13, 06/05/2019

Science Museum’s Top Secret exhibition feeds spy-loving kid in us all From ciphers to cybersecurity, the child in you (and your children too) will love this amazingly detailed voyage into every nook and cranny of the secret state...
17:00, 07/28/2019

Oregon QB Justin Herbert’s love of science kept him away from NFL Draft Justin Herbert could’ve been a top pick in this year’s NFL Draft and made millions of dollars. But the quarterback’s science nerdiness kept him in school. The Oregon Heisman hopeful is close to graduating with a 4.01 GPA in biology ...
23:26, 08/20/2019

Black holes: seeing 'the unseeable' – Science Weekly podcast Using a global network of telescopes, scientists have managed to capture an image of a black hole for the first time. Hannah Devlin investigates why it’s more than just a pretty pictureBlack holes have long featured in science fiction movies as dark ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Apollo 11 inspires local woman’s science career TUCSON- Apollo 11 took off 50 years ago from Kennedy Space Center in Florida and a local woman said that it was a sight she will never forget. “Everybody was either yelling and screaming or crying or both,” said Martha Gilliland, who now ...
03:39, 07/17/2019

Science institute that advised EU and UN 'actually industry lobby group' International Life Sciences Institute used by corporate backers to counter public health policies, says studyAn institute whose experts have occupied key positions on EU and UN regulatory panels is, in reality, an industry lobby group that masquerade...
09:13, 06/03/2019

Iran's uranium enrichment programme: the science explained The more enriched the uranium, the less is needed for a nuclear weaponIran has announced it has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by unveiling plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 agreemen...
11:13, 07/07/2019

Pak Science Minister Says Pakistan Sent Hubble To Space; Gets Trolled Pakistan's Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry was mercilessly trolled by Twitterati after he claimed that the Hubble Space Telescope was sent into space by the country's aeronautics......
12:00, 05/06/2019

Why fast fashion should slow down – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly teams up with the Chips with Everything podcast to examine the environmental price tag of our throwaway culture and explore how technology could help the clothing industry follow a more sustainable model. Graihagh Jackson and Jordan Er...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Ebola's spread shows how science needs societies to succeed LONDON - The persistence of Congo's Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say....
08:26, 06/17/2019

Science says parents of successful kids have these 23 things in common Clive Rose/Getty Images Good parents want their children to grow up and do amazing things with their lives. While there are several factors that affect a child's development, most of it comes down to the parents. These factors and techniques are a g...
22:26, 05/23/2019

"Science Student" Akhilesh Yadav's Take On Failed Alliance With Mayawati Akhilesh Yadav, dumped by Mayawati after their alliance flopped in the national election, sought to explain it away as an experiment that had failed but had exposed weaknesses. Unlike the Bahujan......
10:13, 06/05/2019

Cross Section: Hiranya Peiris – Science Weekly podcast What happened before the Big Bang? This is one of the hardest questions scientists are trying to answer, but Prof Hiranya Peiris is not daunted by the challenge. Hannah Devlin invited Peiris on the podcast to discuss the origins of our universe Conti...
11:13, 05/24/2019

Cross Section: David Spiegelhalter – Science Weekly podcast Prof Sir David Spiegelhalter has a passion for statistics but some argue this type of number crunching is losing its influence and its ability to objectively depict reality. Nicola Davis and Ian Sample investigate how significant statistics are in to...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed: experts LONDON – The persistence of Congo’s Ebola outbreak and its deadly spread to Uganda in recent days show how societal issues are as crucial as scientific advances in controlling disease outbreaks, specialists in global public health say. Medical ...
23:00, 06/18/2019

14 great science and tech books to give as presents this Christmas From the true nature of time to the world's most extraordinary brains to why you should ditch social media, Culture picks the best books to give this year...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suite....
23:26, 06/17/2019

Nike acquires Celect, adds to data science team Celect's cloud analytics platform enables retailers to optimize inventory across channels. Nike plans to use that data science knowhow for its Consumer Direct Offense strategy....
03:00, 08/07/2019

Cross Section: Frans de Waal – Science Weekly podcast What can we learn from chimps when it comes to politics and power? Ian Sample meets the leading primatologist Prof Frans de Waal of Emory University to discuss good leadership and what we can learn from our closest living relatives. Continue reading....
09:13, 06/07/2019

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
21:13, 04/29/2019

Illegal drug classifications are based on politics not science – report Global Commission on Drug Policy calls for a reclassification of drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabisIllegal drugs including cocaine, heroin and cannabis should be reclassified to reflect a scientific assessment of harm, according to a report...
11:26, 06/26/2019

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chief science officer would be an underestimation. Fro...
09:39, 05/28/2019

Major science publisher bars Huawei from reviewing papers The US' effective ban on Huawei might have serious consequences for the scientific community. One of the largest science publishers, IEEE, has banned Huawei scientists from reviewing papers so long as the trade restrictions are in place. There...
22:00, 06/01/2019

Science has brought back the scent of a long-dead flower We've lost some parts of our natural world. Swathes of plants and animals have been consumed by evolution, shifting climates or the often-damaging expansion of humankind....
15:26, 05/24/2019

The Vagina Bible: Beating bad science on women's sexual health Top Twitter gynaecologist Jennifer Gunter's new book, The Vagina Bible, attacks the bad science and downright ignorance she believes bedevil women's sexual health...
13:00, 08/24/2019

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his career pondering how the senses work together to produce flavour perception and so Graihagh Jackson invi...
14:39, 05/01/2019

NASA Investigation Uncovers Cause of Two Science Mission Launch Failures NASA Launch Services Program (LSP) investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures of NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO) and Glory missions in 2009 and 2011, respectively: faulty materials provided by al...
23:52, 04/30/2019

Tana Joseph: The Hubble Space Telescope hooked me on science Astronomer Tana Joseph found her calling as a kid. She talks cosmic beauty, binary black holes and how even unlikely people can achieve something awesome...
14:00, 06/04/2019

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver themThis week has seen a heartening triumph of medical science: Ebola is now curable, doctors say. The announcement is also a timely one. T...
22:26, 08/14/2019

Vitamania: should we all be popping vitamin pills? – Science Weekly podcast With almost half of British adults taking a daily vitamin, Graihagh Jackson and guests examine our love of supplements - including recent announcments about fortifying flour with folic acidAlmost half of adults in Britain take vitamins every day and ...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
23:52, 06/10/2019

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
21:13, 05/31/2019

Life on Mars? Sorry Brian Cox, that’s still science fiction | Philip Ball The utopian vision of humans colonising the red planet to solve our energy and population crises is a misguided fantasyWho said this? “I’ve been having to say everywhere I go that there is no planet B, there is no escape hatch, there is no second Ear...
23:13, 05/26/2019

Find Hundreds of Science Experiment Ideas in 'Scientific American' A big part of being a kid is building things, deconstructing things and, in general, discovering how things work—that’s why we buy those starter science experiment kits and toy microscopes to encourage their curiosity. But it’s easy to run out of ide...
00:26, 08/20/2019

Church loses battle in Christian Science trust case CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire’s highest court has ruled that a Christian Science church in Australia cannot sue trusts created following the 1910 death of Christian Science movement founder Mary Baker Eddy. The state Supreme Court ruled Fr...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global...
21:13, 05/27/2019

The Latest: Clotilda event celebrates science, renews hope MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on events commemorating the discovery of the wreckage of a slave ship in waters near Mobile, Alabama, (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A ceremony heralding the discovery of a sunken cargo ship that once carried enslaved Afr...
00:26, 05/31/2019

The Science Behind Tropical Storm Barry's Potentially Catastrophic Flooding If there is one thing you need to know about Tropical Storm Barry, it is this: The storm bearing down on Louisiana is forecast to be a flooding disaster. Read more......
23:26, 07/11/2019

Forensic science labs are on the brink of collapse, warns report Fears raised about miscarriages of justice and unsolved crimes A crisis in forensic science has brought some of the country’s largest private laboratories to the brink of collapse, risking miscarriages of justice, an inquiry has warned.The House of L...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Teen climate activist to French critics: Listen to science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has told lawmakers at France’s lower house of parliament that they need to listen to scientists on the issue of climate change and act now to avert a catastrophe...
18:13, 07/23/2019

This breath sensor is built for keto dieters, and it has the science to back it up If you’ve searched Google for diet tips in 2019 you’ve almost certainly already heard of the ketogenic diet — or simply “keto.” Keto emphasizes low carb intake which pushes your body into a state called ketosis. Getting ...
01:13, 07/13/2019

Top university split in row over erasing ‘racist’ science pioneers from the campus University College London may rename buildings to cut links to promoters of eugenicsThey were some of Britain’s greatest scientific pioneers. Based at University College London, they developed the first fingerprinting methods, the use of statistics i...
16:52, 07/13/2019

Former Brazilian ministers slam budget cuts to science and technology A manifesto of 10 previous incumbents warned that drastic reductions in science and technology spending will undermine the country's competitiveness....
00:39, 07/04/2019

Permafrost in Arctic is melting so fast it’s swallowing science equipment Merritt Turetsky, a University of Guelph biologist, warns the rapid melt could dramatically increase the amount of greenhouse gases released from ancient plants and animals frozen within the tundra....
16:52, 05/02/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Science of uranium enrichment amid Iran tension NEW YORK (AP) — Iran made a veiled threat this week to enrich uranium stocks closer to weapon-grade levels amid rising tensions in the region. That would mean going beyond the level of potency allowed by the 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers, ...
12:13, 05/16/2019

War on science: Trump administration muzzles climate experts, critics say Whistleblowers and groups tracking agency decisions say administration is ignoring science and censoring expertiseThe Trump administration is disregarding science and expertise across a wide range of government work, as documented by whistleblowers a...
16:26, 07/26/2019

E.P.A. Broke Rules in Shake-Up of Science Panels, Federal Watchdog Says The Government Accountability Office found that the administration “did not consistently ensure” that appointees to E.P.A. advisory boards met federal ethics requirements....
21:26, 07/15/2019

SpaceX is launching slime into space to get kids interested in science In a partnership with Nickelodeon, SpaceX is sending a green slime to the International Space Station, where it plans to “slime a couple of astronauts” in hopes to get more kids interested in science....
23:52, 07/25/2019

Spider new to science named after fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld A newly discovered Australian jumping spider resembles Lagerfeld’s signature style, inspiring scientists to dub it Jotus karllagerfeldi.       ...
00:52, 07/03/2019

Dark Patterns: the art of online deception – Science Weekly podcast Have you ever been caught out online and subscribed to something you didn’t mean to? Ian Sample has and so he tasked Jordan Erica Webber with finding out how companies play on our psyches to pinch our pennies and what we can do about it Continue read...
08:52, 07/12/2019

NASA Awards Contract for WFIRST Science Operations Center NASA has awarded a contract to the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) in Baltimore, Maryland for the agency’s Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) mission Science Operations...
00:00, 07/02/2019

Trump linked video games with mass shootings. Here’s what science actually says During a press conference Monday, Trump tacked the blame for the shootings on video games, which, according to him, harbour a culture that celebrates violence....
23:52, 08/05/2019

Why Is Tropical Storm Barry Such a Threat? The Science Behind the Brewing Hurricane Tropical Storm Barry, which is forecast to become Hurricane Barry as it hurls forward on a collision course with the Louisiana coast, has experts worried about potentially catastrophic effects, from storm surge to a potential breach of levees meant t...
16:39, 07/12/2019

Get MATLAB-savvy & push the boundaries of data science with this $29 bundle Aerospace and defense contractors use it prototype and test control systems, while car makers use it to monitor and feed fuel intake systems, to name just a few examples. Get a handle on the power of MATLAB with The Complete MATLAB Programming Master...
18:26, 07/01/2019

U.K. charity warns no-deal Brexit threatens science, research The head of the country’s leading charity funding scientific research wrote that barriers to global collaboration must be minimized in Europe, where Britain’s “closest and most extensive science relationships are.”...
03:52, 07/29/2019

Is Science Broken? Major New Report Outlines Problems in Research A new report released this week by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is weighing in on a contentious debate within the science world: the idea that scientific research is fundamentally flawed, rife with published findings ...
04:13, 05/08/2019

The interplay between gender and autism spectrum disorder – Science Weekly podcast The Science Weekly team are taking a bit of a break so we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite shows from the archive. Including this one from 2017, when Nicola Davis looked at why so many women with autism are misdiagnosed and how this issue reson...
08:13, 07/26/2019

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
02:26, 05/23/2019

Diplomat to donate brain to science after suffering mysterious injury in China A US diplomat who suffered a mysterious brain injury in China — and believes it was a microwave attack by a foreign government — has pledged to donate his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation. Mark Lenzi, now 44, was working as a security engine...
19:26, 05/11/2019

HBO’s new Chernobyl mini-series shows how good science is undermined by secrecy Chernobyl (2019) | Official Trailer | HBO When reactor four at the Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded in April 1986 outside of Pripyat, Ukraine, the whole world watched in horror as tidbits of information leaked out of the tightly controlled Soviet U...
19:26, 05/06/2019

Olympics: Alternative organization for Tokyo boxing 'not rocket science' - Bach Olympic chief Thomas Bach believes an alternative organization could run the boxing competition at next year's Tokyo Olympics if recognition is withdrawn from the sport's amateur governing body AIBA....
08:52, 05/04/2019

Hungary eyes science research as latest target for state control Academy will be managed by nationalist government in unprecedented moveThe Hungarian government is moving to bring the country’s umbrella scientific research organisation under its control, in what scientists in the country and globally say would be ...
08:39, 06/13/2019

SpaceX Dragon on Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations and supplies for the International Space Station after a 6:01 p.m. EDT Thursday launch from Florida....
00:52, 07/26/2019

SpaceX Dragon Heads to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT Saturday, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations that include research into Earth’s carbon cycle and ...
11:13, 05/04/2019

Profiles in Science: How Do You Find an Alien Ocean? Margaret Kivelson Figured It Out For forty years, the physicist at U.C.L.A. has been uncovering the outer solar system’s secrets. Few scientists know more about the mysteries of Jupiter and its icy moons....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Nell Freudenberger: ‘Like many women I believed I didn't have the right kind of brain for science’ While writing her latest novel, the American author became obsessed with theoretical physics. She talks about sexism in science, falling in love with teachers and griefFew things bother Nell Freudenberger more than the way girls and women are still s...
14:13, 06/08/2019

'UFOs' are coming out of black holes and altering galaxies forever: 'It's all very new science' Black holes are still a mysterious force of spacetime, with the first image of one having been released just a few short months ago. Now, a new study suggests that "UFOs" are coming out of them, helping to reshape galaxies along the way....
17:00, 08/20/2019

SpaceX Dragon en Route to Space Station with NASA Science, Cargo A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to deliver the second commercial crew docking port and about 5,000 pounds of science investigations and supplies for the International Space Station after a 6:01 p.m. EDT Thursday launch from Florida....
17:39, 07/26/2019

Trump’s Misguided Ban on Federal Fetal-Tissue Research Can Only Hurt Science The Trump administration is halting fetal tissue research by government scientists and placing new restrictions on how the National Institutes of Health issues grants to academic researchers. The move is meant to appease the president’s anti-choice p...
04:13, 06/07/2019

Student injured in science class recalls ‘hopelessly burning alive’ “I saw flashes of blue and orange. I heard my classmates go, ‘Whoa!’ and scream, said Alonzo Yanes — appearing publicly for the first time since the horror....
04:39, 06/19/2019

Science is ‘key’ to pushing forward the 2030 Agenda, UN development forum told The implementation, follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development was front and centre at the United Nations on Thursday as the third day of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF) focused on the import ...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Science tells us exactly how stupid that dragon-killing ‘Game of Thrones’ scene really is The last Game of Thrones episode that we saw isn’t just the worst in season 8 when it comes to IMDB ratings, it’s also the worst in the entire history of Game of Thrones. The Last of the Starks annoyed people for various reasons, as we&rs...
19:00, 05/10/2019

Climate groups blast Saudi, US 'science-deniers' at UN environment meeting Officials from Saudi Arabia, the United States and Iran allegedly cast doubt on UN scientists' findings and their recommendations at a UN meeting in western Germany. The climate talks ended with little progress made....
23:26, 06/27/2019

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rules....
13:52, 05/31/2019

Engaging women and girls in science ‘vital’ for Sustainable Development Goals Boosting the number of women and girls entering careers involving STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) is vital to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, UN chief António Guterres said on Monday, in a message to mark the Internatio...
18:39, 04/28/2019

Dragons and white walkers aside, you can find some real science in 'Game of Thrones' In "Game of Thrones," Old Nan speaks of the Long Night, a winter that lasted a generation. Not only is this possible, it happened in real life 20,000 years ago, when an ice sheet hundreds of meters thick covered most of Canada and parts of the US. I...
00:39, 05/20/2019

Science says it's safe to drink 25 cups of coffee today – so why do I feel so grim? A new study says a high intake of coffee does not damage your heart. But trust me, that doesn’t mean that you should do it10am, Monday morning. My editor asks me to attempt to drink 25 cups of coffee by 1pm and write about what that is like. It’s OK,...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Northrop Grumman Heads to Space Station with New NASA Science, Cargo Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,600 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching at 4:46 p.m. EDT Wednesday from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Graphene inventor Andre Geim: No-deal Brexit would destroy UK science Fanatics who want no-deal Brexit and remainers who refuse to compromise are risking science and the UK’s future in the process, says Nobel prizewinning physicist Andre Geim...
17:26, 08/13/2019

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree. Continue reading......
15:00, 05/17/2019

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University,...
10:13, 05/16/2019

The Science Behind TIME’s New Apollo 11 Moon Landing Augmented Reality Experience TIME this week launched TIME Immersive, a new iPhone and Android app that we’ll use to deliver groundbreaking augmented reality and virtual reality experiences. First up: the TIME Moon Landing experience, the world’s most accurate 3D re-c...
16:39, 07/18/2019

Angela Saini video interview: The return of race in mainstream science If we know the idea of difference based purely on race is wrong, why do we still hang on to the idea of race in science, asks science writer Angela Saini....
19:13, 05/22/2019

Mercury 13: the forgotten women of the space race - Science Weekly podcast As the space race heated up in the 1960s, 13 aviators passed the same tests as Nasa’s first astronauts, later going on to be called the Mercury 13. But because they were women, Nasa wouldn’t even consider them. One of those women was Wally Funk, who ...
12:52, 07/19/2019

Don't miss: Making science happen, a mega-collider and a hypnotic game Peek behind the scenes of the lab at London's Francis Crick Institute, hear all about the proposed particle accelerator at CERN and play a new video game...
18:26, 04/28/2019

Novartis says Avexis' Chief Science Officer, head of R&D no longer at company Novartis said on Wednesday that the chief science officer and top research and development executive at its Avexis unit are no longer at the company after some data from early testing of the unit's more than $2 million gene therapy Zolgensma was man...
16:52, 08/14/2019

Coco Gauff took a science test just before qualifying for Wimbledon. She's now an international sensation Before she could seriously think about a sensational debut at Wimbledon and beat one of her idols, 15-year-old American Cori "Coco" Gauff had to qualify for the tourney -- even while fitting in an 11 p.m. exam....
19:52, 07/02/2019

Science Museum plans 200 hectare site to show off lost treasures Huge range of objects little seen for decades will be exhibited in facility near Swindon from 2023A site under development by the Science Museum will give the public a chance to see hundreds of thousands of items that have been in storage for decades...
00:26, 05/17/2019

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
10:00, 06/21/2019

Weird science: Could piling man-made snow on Antarctica stop ice sheet collapse? Piling billions of tons of man-made snow on top of the West Antarctic ice sheet could prevent it from melting and collapsing into the sea, study says.        ...
22:39, 07/17/2019

The science of addiction: a personal struggle to kick cocaine gives a neuroscientist unique insights Having survived a decade of drink and drugs as a young woman, Professor Judith Grisel focused all her determination on writing a book about addictionWhen Professor Judith Grisel sat down to write her book Never Enough (a guide to the neuroscience of ...
17:26, 08/24/2019

Amazon sends Alexa developers on quest for ‘holy grail of voice science’ At Amazon’s re:Mars conference last week, the company rolled out Alexa Conversations in preview. Conversations is a module within the Alexa Skills Kit that stitches together Alexa voice apps into experiences that help you accomplish complex tasks. Al...
23:39, 06/15/2019

Shamers keep coming for pregnant women’s coffee. Science roasts their reasoning One pregnant woman said she had her coffee thrown away by a customer. But a little caffeine is OK for moms-to-be. Doctors agree.        ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

White House physicist sought aid of rightwing thinktank to challenge climate science William Happer contacted Heartland Institute, one of the most prominent groups to dispute that fossil fuels cause global heatingA member of the Trump administration’s National Security Council has sought help from advisers of a conservative thinktank...
18:13, 06/14/2019

‘Observation’: A brilliant science fiction game that puts the player in an unfamiliar situation Rather than cast players in the role of an astronaut struggling for survival onboard a damaged space station, 'Observation' inserts players into the circuits of the AI....
21:00, 08/07/2019

American media promotes false balance on climate science, research shows According to a new study, the overwhelming consensus among climate researchers is obscured by media coverage in the United States, which lends too much weight to those who are skeptical of climate change....
22:26, 08/14/2019

Buy Strides Pharma Science, HDFC Bank August Futures, Says Choice Broking After a healthy correction from its all-time high, the Nifty has managed to take a support at its 100 weeks moving average which indicates a bounce back move in the Index....
02:13, 08/10/2019

Alan Turing on the £50 note is a triumph for British science – and for equality | Emily Grossman I sat on the committee that helped select the scientist. Honouring him sends a message that the UK respects all peopleOver Christmas, I had the unusual delight of reading short biographies of 989 dead scientists. As a member of the Bank of England’s ...
17:26, 07/16/2019

Science Academy Pushes to Eject Members Found Guilty of Sexual Harassment A preliminary vote by the National Academy of Sciences was the latest move to address discrimination against women in historically male-dominated science fields....
23:39, 05/02/2019

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federal climate research, the Trump administration will direct state agencies to no longer consider worst-...
15:13, 05/29/2019

The biggest government pledge to science spending for 60 years – but who benefits? | Sarah Main All political parties have said research and innovation can help raise living standards. A good start would be to invest in staffAmid the turbulence of Brexit deadlines and extensions, you might be pleased to know that there are at least some long-te...
14:39, 05/01/2019

Bill Gates' former science adviser 'shocked' to be named backup executor of Epstein will A former science adviser for Bill Gates said Tuesday he was “shocked” to learn Jeffrey Epstein had named him as a back-up executor of his $578 million will, according to a report.  ...
19:26, 08/21/2019

NASA Highlights Science on 18th SpaceX Resupply Mission to Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 9, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
22:39, 06/27/2019

How iRobot used data science, cloud, and DevOps to design its next-gen smart home robots iRobot has used its new design, software, and data science strategies to expand into new areas, using an approach to the smart home that is different from its big tech rivals....
08:52, 05/29/2019

Substandard, Superficial, and Absurd: Experts Slam the Science Behind the CRISPR Baby Experiment A pair of genetic experts are claiming that the controversial human gene-editing experiment conducted by Chinese scientist He Jiankui was not only unethical, it was also deeply flawed from a scientific perspective. The experiment, they said, likely w...
21:39, 04/30/2019

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to se...
02:13, 07/03/2019

Shortage Of Nearly 1,500 IAS Officers, Says Centre There is a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed today. Officers in position as on January 1, 2019, was 5,205, against the total authorised strength of......
14:39, 07/10/2019

Labelling anti-vaxxers as bad parents doesn’t help – it just leads to more distrust in science | Paul Ward Rather than simply blaming parents we should try to understand themIt’s often quite easy, but not necessarily useful or fair, to fall into the trap of blaming individuals for some of their choices in life. We continue to witness the unfair attributio...
10:52, 05/13/2019

Science publisher IEEE bans Huawei but says trade rules will have ‘minimal impact’ on members The IEEE’s ban on Huawei following new trade restrictions in the United States has sent shock waves through the global academic circles. The organization responded saying the impact of the trade policy will have limited effects on its members, ...
10:00, 05/30/2019

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
10:00, 05/27/2019

NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Tomorrow's weather forecast: fair with a good chance of improvement – Science Weekly podcast Science Weekly joins forces with our sister technology podcast, Chips with Everything, to look at the future of weather forecasting. Graihagh Jackson finds out how accurate predictions currently are, while Jordan Erica Webber discusses how street cam...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Processed foods make us fatter and are linked to a higher risk of cancer. Here’s what science suggests we should eat instead. Shutterstock Eating processed foods can lead to weight gain and is linked to higher rates of cancer and early death. But it can be difficult to avoid these items when we're busy or looking for something cheap to eat. Researchers at the National Inst...
11:00, 05/18/2019

Google makes $6 million grant to bring computer science education to underserved youth Google is ramping up its computer science education efforts, announcing a $6 million grant to the National 4-H Council, a youth development organization....
23:39, 06/12/2019

Teen science whiz publishes study proving hand dryers are bad for kids’ ears A Canadian whiz kid has published a legitimate scientific study proving restroom hand dryers are bad for kids’ ears, according to a report Tuesday. Nora Keegan, a 13-year-old from Calgary — whose work appeared in the Canadian journal Paediatrics & Ch...
06:52, 07/10/2019

State government-funded managers urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: Speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with Queensland government fundsSugarcane industry managers funded by grants from the Queensland government to help cane growers reduce po...
02:52, 08/15/2019

| Ebola centre attacker killed in DRC Police and soldiers repelled an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo overnight, killing one assailant, a government official said....
20:52, 05/13/2019

Volkswagen Opens IT Centre In Dresden In the future, the Industrial Cloud will link all 122 Group-wide Volkswagen production facilities. The goal is to amalgamate all data, and in doing so consistently digitalise production and logistics....
20:13, 06/25/2019

Centre College President Retires DANVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) – The president of Centre College plans to retire next year, school officials announced. John Roush announced Friday that he will retire on June 30, 2020, a year after the college’s Bicentennial. Roush has been with...
22:26, 05/24/2019

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, May 31....
07:52, 05/31/2019

Cane growers support front group working to undermine Great Barrier Reef science Exclusive: Farmers United says ‘we know in our hearts and minds’ experts are wrong about run-off damaging the reefQueensland cane growers’ groups are backing an opaque front organisation working to undermine Great Barrier Reef consensus science, incl...
01:26, 08/23/2019

Managers funded by Queensland government grant urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with state government fundsSugarcane industry managers funded by grants from the Queensland government to help cane growers reduce polluti...
22:52, 08/14/2019

Centre Plans To Use Artificial Intelligence To Help Farmers The Union Agriculture Ministry on Wednesday signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with IBM India to provide weather forecasts and soil moisture information to farmers....
22:26, 07/03/2019

Congress, Gandhis Come Out In Support Of P Chidambaram, Hit Out At Centre The Congress today rallied behind its senior leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram, who is wanted by two investigative agencies in a corruption case. A lookout notice was issued this morning......
15:00, 08/21/2019

'Like the centre of a wheel': the eternal influence of Joy Division Forty years after their debut album, the Manchester band continue to influence not just music, but graphic design, literature, film and more. Moby, the Killers, Jon Savage and others explain whyI initially saw Joy Division when they were known as War...
14:13, 06/18/2019

Gibraltar says it will free oil tanker at centre of Iran row Territory says Tehran has promised oil is not for Syria but US is challenging decisionGibraltar’s chief minister has said he will allow a detained Iranian oil tanker to be released after Tehran gave the territory’s government an assurance that it wou...
18:26, 08/15/2019

| Nearly 40 killed in air strike on Libya migrant centre Nearly 40 migrants were killed in an air strike in their detention centre in a Tripoli suburb blamed on Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who has been trying for three months to seize the capital....
11:39, 07/03/2019

Centre Reaches Out To Congress For Cooperation In Parliament The government reached out to the opposition Congress on Wednesday and sought the party's cooperation in the upcoming session of Parliament, starting June 17....
19:26, 06/05/2019

"Centre Has Not Given Nod To Change West Bengal's Name," Says Minister The Centre has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to ''Bangla'' as proposed by the Mamata Banerjee government, Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai said on Wednesday....
15:26, 07/03/2019

U.S. Hurricane Centre says 60% chance of cyclone over Bay of Campeche A broad area of low pressure over the Bay of Campeche has a 60% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Monday....
10:26, 06/03/2019

Centre To Begin Search For New RBI Deputy Governor The centre will soon start searching for a successor to central bank Deputy Governor Viral Acharya after the outspoken monetary policy maker asked to leave his post six months before his term ends....
18:00, 06/26/2019

Former England boxer released from immigration centre Effectively stateless Kelvin Bilal Fawaz says detention has been ‘excruciating’The former England boxer Kelvin Bilal Fawaz, who was arrested and sent to an immigration removal centre last month, has been released after his lawyers threatened to launc...
12:39, 05/31/2019

Inside OnePlus’ new Experience Centre in Pune The Indian smartphone race is at an exciting juncture right now. The first wave saw brands resort to online-only sales model and minimal marketing expenses to offer devices at rock-bottom prices, redefining value-for-money smartphones. This approach ...
14:39, 08/03/2019

Polestar sets up R&D centre in Coventry to develop more EVs Volvo’s now-separate performance brand to engineer future models in West Midlands Polestar has confirmed it has established a new research and development centre in Coventry, West Midlands.  The new facility, located in Ansty near to Geely’s desig...
15:26, 05/08/2019

Behind the scenes at the BTCC's mobile technical centre New unit replaces two trucks and has in-built comms mast The experts in the TOCA truck use advanced kit to ensure British Touring Car Championship racing is fair and above board The Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship’s tightly controlled te...
04:00, 07/08/2019

Intel's cascade of data centre riches Customers will need to spend time matching Intel's new Cascade Lake processors to applications, and working out how best to deploy Optane DC memory, but there are real performance benefits to be had....
18:39, 06/17/2019

Groupe PSA Opens New Technical Centre In Chennai Groupe PSA today announced opening its new India Technical Centre (ITC) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The company says that the new technical centre will play a key role in the smoother and more efficient......
17:13, 07/29/2019

| Solskjaer set to deploy Martial as a centre forward Anthony Martial has revealed that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has asked him to take responsibility for more of Manchester United's goals this season....
15:00, 08/18/2019

"Centre Will Take Steps For Benefit Of J&K": Ram Madhav On Article 35A Evading a direct response to a question on whether the Centre had any plans to revoke the constitutional provisions giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav said on......
21:13, 07/31/2019

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to the world....
05:13, 06/28/2019

Apple Cancels Plans for Second Data Centre in Denmark Apple said on Tuesday it had decided to cancel plans for a second data centre in Denmark and the company will expand its other site in the country instead....
13:26, 06/12/2019

Iran tanker at centre of diplomatic row set to leave Gibraltar Iran’s ambassador says vessel is expected to leave after Gibraltar rejects US request to detain it furtherThe supertanker at the centre of a six-week diplomatic row between Britain and Iran is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran’s ambas...
21:26, 08/18/2019

Centre Approves Bill To Empower Transgender Community The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a bill which provides a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders by defining their identity and rights to prohibit discrimination......
19:52, 07/10/2019

Diesel cars could be banned from Bristol city centre News 12 Jun, 2019 Bristol City Council will discuss a proposed ‘Clean Air Plan,’ which suggests banning diesel cars the city centre to combat emissions...
15:13, 06/12/2019

Maoist Violence Lowered By 43 Per Cent In Last Five Years: Centre Maoist violence has come down by 43 per cent in the last five years in comparison to the five-year period before that, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Wednesday....
17:52, 07/24/2019

Committed To Addressing All Issues With Pakistan Bilaterally: Centre The government Wednesday said it wants normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan and was committed to addressing all outstanding issues bilaterally as it asserted that the onus is on Islamabad for......
00:26, 07/25/2019

Vehicle drives into protesters outside US detention centre – video A vehicle drove into a line of protesters outside a detention centre in Rhode Island on Wednesday. Dozens of people were protesting against the contract between US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Wyatt detention facility when a corr...
05:39, 08/17/2019

"Congress In Confusion": Prakash Javadekar On Centre's J&K Move The Congress is speaking in different voices on the special status of Jammu and Kashmir because of its "frustration, despair and directionless politics", Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on......
13:00, 08/13/2019

Centre's Plan To Take On "Urban Maoists" With Changes To Anti-Terror Law Four changes to a counter-terrorism law that have triggered outrage within the opposition will help secure India from individuals who pose a threat to its security and sovereignty including "urban......
12:13, 07/25/2019

Bihar Encephalitis Mortality Rate Down Due Thanks To Centre: Minister The mortality rate due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) cases in Bihar has come down significantly due to strategic interventions made by the central government, Union Health Minister Harsh......
21:39, 06/25/2019

Centre To Go Ahead With Disinvestment Of Air India: Aviation Ministry Continued support from the government has resulted in an improvement of the financial and operational performances of Air India and the Centre has decided to go ahead with the process of its......
18:26, 06/27/2019

ISRO's Commercial Arm Launched 239 Satellites In 3 Years: Centre A total of 239 satellites were launched by Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) commercial arm Antrix Corporation in the last three years, garnering revenue of Rs 6,289 crore, the government......
16:13, 07/24/2019