Science

Givaudan turns to Haitian roots for anti-wrinkle ingredient

Givaudan turns to Haitian roots for anti-wrinkle ingredient

Published 16/04/2018

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss fragrance and flavors company Givaudan has begun recycling Haitian vetiver roots now used to make oil for fragrances to produce a [more…]

NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft set for launch in Florida

NASA’s newest planet-hunting spacecraft set for launch in Florida

Published 16/04/2018

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A new NASA satellite designed to detect more Earth-like worlds around stars beyond our solar system is due for launch [more…]

GSK slims portfolio with sale of rare disease gene therapy drugs

GSK slims portfolio with sale of rare disease gene therapy drugs

Published 12/04/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline is divesting its rare disease gene therapy drugs to private biotech company Orchard Therapeutics as Chief Executive Emma Walmsley makes good [more…]

3D-printed public housing unveiled in France

3D-printed public housing unveiled in France

Published 12/04/2018

NANTES, France (Reuters) - Researchers have unveiled what they billed as the world’s first 3D-printed house to serve as a home in the French city [more…]

Quake of 4.7 magnitude hits central Italy, minor damage

Quake of 4.7 magnitude hits central Italy, minor damage

Published 10/04/2018

ROME (Reuters) - An earthquake measuring 4.7 magnitude on Tuesday hit an area of central Italy that was devastated by a major quake in 2016, [more…]

Jaw fossil from English beach belongs to monstrous marine reptile

Jaw fossil from English beach belongs to monstrous marine reptile

Published 10/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A jawbone fossil found on a rocky English beach belongs to one of the biggest marine animals on record, a type of [more…]

Apple says all its facilities now powered by clean energy

Apple says all its facilities now powered by clean energy

Published 09/04/2018

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday said it had achieved its goal of powering all of the company’s facilities with renewable energy, a milestone [more…]

Fossil Homo sapiens finger from Saudi desert is 90,000 years old

Fossil Homo sapiens finger from Saudi desert is 90,000 years old

Published 09/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A fossil finger bone dating back about 90,000 years that was unearthed in Saudi Arabia’s Nefud Desert is pointing to what scientists [more…]

New brain memory cells develop well into old age

New brain memory cells develop well into old age

Published 09/04/2018

(Reuters Health) - Well into our 70s, we continue to develop new cells in an area of the brain responsible for new memories and exploration [more…]

Scientists hope harpoons can skewer space junk crisis

Scientists hope harpoons can skewer space junk crisis

Published 06/04/2018

STEVENAGE, England (Reuters) - A European satellite launched this week to try out ways of tackling the growing amount of garbage in space will use [more…]