Archive April 2015

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company test-flies suborbital spaceship

Jeff Bezos’ rocket company test-flies suborbital spaceship

Published 30/04/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Blue Origin, a startup space company owned by Amazon.com chief Jeff Bezos, launched an experimental suborbital spaceship from Texas, the [more…]

NASA spacecraft makes crashing finale into Mercury

NASA spacecraft makes crashing finale into Mercury

Published 30/04/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - - NASA's pioneering Messenger spacecraft ended its four-year study of the planet Mercury on Thursday by crashing into the planet’s [more…]

China, India, on U.S. list for intellectual property concerns

Published 30/04/2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China and India remain on a U.S. priority watch list for lax rules on copyright, trade secrets and other intellectual property rights [more…]

NASA spacecraft spots possible ice cap on Pluto

NASA spacecraft spots possible ice cap on Pluto

Published 30/04/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) - NASA’s Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has spotted surface features on the icy world, including a possible polar cap, images released [more…]

Obama’s BRAIN Initiative yields first study results

Obama’s BRAIN Initiative yields first study results

Published 30/04/2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The mouse walked, the mouse stopped- the mouse ignored a bowl of food, then scampered back and gobbled it up, and [more…]

Euro zone exits deflation – just

Published 30/04/2015

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone ended four months of deflation in April with consumer prices unchanged from year-ago levels, removing the threat of persistent [more…]

Greece prepares reform bill, lenders seek concessions

Greece prepares reform bill, lenders seek concessions

Published 29/04/2015

ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone officials sought to wring policy concessions from Greece on Wednesday to unlock urgently needed aid after Athens said it would [more…]

‘Granny hair’ vogue: women embrace trend by going many shades of gray

Published 29/04/2015

NEW YORK (Reuters) - While many people try to hide their gray hair, spending hours eradicating the signs of advancing age, going gray may no [more…]

A pigeon-size dinosaur with bat wings? Strange but true

Published 29/04/2015

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists in China on Wednesday described one of the weirdest flying creatures ever discovered, a pigeon-size dinosaur with wings like a bat [more…]

Absence of contagion changes whole Greek game

Absence of contagion changes whole Greek game

Published 29/04/2015

LONDON (Reuters) - If fear of Europe-wide financial wildfire was Athens' trump card in its standoff with euro zone creditors - then the card has [more…]