Science

Europe’s Arianespace takes on SpaceX by cutting Ariane 5 rocket…

Europe’s Arianespace takes on SpaceX by cutting Ariane 5 rocket…

Published 23/01/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Europe’s Arianespace is discounting the price of satellite launches with its Ariane 5 rockets as it competes against U.S. rival SpaceX for [more…]

Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic

Scientists make gene-edited chickens in bid to halt next pandemic

Published 22/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British scientists are developing gene-edited chickens designed to be totally resistant to flu in a new approach to trying to stop the [more…]

U.S. eclipse watchers howl at Blood Wolf Moon but bitter cold…

U.S. eclipse watchers howl at Blood Wolf Moon but bitter cold…

Published 21/01/2019

(Reuters) - Skywatchers howled at the moon at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles when the full lunar eclipse appeared shortly after 9 p.m. Pacific [more…]

A T. rex and a shark as neighbors? Yes, eons ago in South Dakota

A T. rex and a shark as neighbors? Yes, eons ago in South Dakota

Published 21/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists conducting a recent painstaking examination of the two tons of rock left over after the fossilized bones of the celebrated Tyrannosaurus [more…]

‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ to get star billing in weekend lunar eclipse

‘Super Blood Wolf Moon’ to get star billing in weekend lunar eclipse

Published 19/01/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Look up into the night sky on Sunday and - if it is clear - you may witness the so-called “Super [more…]

Chinese scientist criticized for risking ‘gene-edited’ babies’ lives

Chinese scientist criticized for risking ‘gene-edited’ babies’ lives

Published 08/01/2019

LONDON, Jan 7 (Reuters) - A leading geneticist who ran the conference where a Chinese scientist said he had made the world’s first “gene-edited” babies [more…]

Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of…

Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of…

Published 07/01/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian scientists have protested about claims made at a local science conference that rubbish the work of some of the world’s greatest [more…]

After historic flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for…

After historic flyby, New Horizons probe treks deeper on hunt for…

Published 03/01/2019

(Reuters) - After studying a space rock some 4 billion miles (6.4 billion km) from Earth, NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft set off on a new [more…]

NASA space probe ‘phones home’ in landmark mission to solar…

NASA space probe ‘phones home’ in landmark mission to solar…

Published 03/01/2019

(Reuters) - NASA’s New Horizons explorer successfully “phoned home” on Tuesday after a journey to the most distant world ever explored by humankind, a frozen [more…]

NASA probe believed to have passed distant space rock on landmark…

NASA probe believed to have passed distant space rock on landmark…

Published 01/01/2019

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - A NASA explorer is believed to have reached the solar system’s outermost region early Tuesday morning, flying close to a space [more…]