Science

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

Prehistoric settlement in Turkey bears telltale signs of modern woes

Published 18/06/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Overcrowding. Violence. Infectious diseases. Environmental degradation. It may sound like the worst of modern mega-cities. But people encountered these very same problems [more…]

Genetics research gets help from social media

Genetics research gets help from social media

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters Health) - Researchers have harnessed the power of social media to build a genetic database, according to a new report. The “Genes for Good” [more…]

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year’s total to 1,044

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year’s total to 1,044

Published 17/06/2019

(Reuters) - The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year’s total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak [more…]

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

Canada backs startup to boost data on space debris

Published 17/06/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - The Canadian government’s contracting arm is backing a proposed new satellite system that will use big data analytics to provide commercially available [more…]

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed

Ebola’s spread shows how science needs societies to succeed

Published 17/06/2019

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 [more…]

Cairo’s ‘mother of Egyptian museums’ set for revamp

Cairo’s ‘mother of Egyptian museums’ set for revamp

Published 16/06/2019

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt on Sunday launched a revamp of the Egyptian Museum, promising to preserve and enhance the storied site even as it loses [more…]

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk

Ancient Afghan citadel collapses, cultural heritage sites at risk

Published 15/06/2019

GHAZNI, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An ancient tower dating back 2,000 years in the historic Afghan city of Ghazni collapsed this week, local officials said, raising [more…]

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice

Russia uncovers 40,000 year-old wolf head, preserved in ice

Published 14/06/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - About 40,000 years ago, a wolf died in what we know as Siberia. Now its severed head has been found, and because [more…]

Burnout Nation: How companies are de-stressing workforces

Burnout Nation: How companies are de-stressing workforces

Published 13/06/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - No matter who you are or what you do, let me take a wild guess: You feel a little burned out [more…]

India plans to launch own space station: space agency

India plans to launch own space station: space agency

Published 13/06/2019

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India will look to create its own space station following the completion of the country’s first manned mission into space in [more…]