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Hundreds of dams are being proposed for Mekong River basin in Southeast Asia. The negative social and environmental consequences affecting everything from food security to the environment greatly...
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As is often the case, California is leading the charge, yesterday becoming the first state to mandate that mass transit agencies purchase fully electric buses only beginning in 2029, and...
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“It’s usually the first topic of discussion with me, ” Hawk laughs. The first, that is, once the world’s most famous skateboarder’s . That question was finally answered this week with...
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NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter LRO   launched in 2009 . And it’s still orbiting the Moon to this very day — almost ten years later. And it still has a decent...
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Space agencies are working hard to get humans back to the surface of the Moon. But it’s not exactly the most inviting place. Astronauts during the Apollo 11 mission in...
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The announcement follows a storefront launch from Epic Games last week with an 88/12 revenue split. Valve’s Steam store had typically offered a constant 70/30 revenue split for all developers...
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California became the first state to require all new homes to offset their electricity needs with solar energy earlier this month. And it’s planning to tackle emissions from public transit...
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KATOWICE, Poland A deal on the rules that govern the Paris climate accord appeared within grasp Saturday, as officials from almost 200 countries worked to bridge remaining differences after...
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In July, home DNA testing company 23andMe earned itself $300 million  for agreeing to sell customers’ health data to a pharmaceutical company — and it’s cutting similar lucrative deals. But...
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SAQQARA, Egypt Egypt has announced the discovery of a private tomb belonging to a senior official from the 5th dynasty of the pharaohs, which ruled roughly 4, 400 years ago....
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In the “sextortion” case, the senders threatened to release these videos, recorded through the webcams on recipients’ computers, unless they were paid a ransom. Jason Schultz, technical researcher at Talos, stated in...
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When elders from Fort McKay near Alberta s oilsands went to their traditional picking areas, things just didn t feel right. They knew something was off. But what The First...
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There are many good reasons to  criticize  Chinese researcher He Jiankui for reportedly gene editing two human babies  — not only did his actions violate several accords within the scientific community,...
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The eighth annual list of worst passwords of the year is based on SplashData’s evaluation of more than 5 million passwords leaked on the Internet. Most of the leaked passwords evaluated...
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A newly discovered gas planet, orbiting a distant star, is approximately the size of Neptune — but it’s so close to the red dwarf it orbits that it’s literally boiling away....
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Driving an electric car EV saves money and helps the environment. But charging it is a pain — almost like back when every cellphone needed a different charger. There are a bunch of...
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Different viruses attack different types of cells. A flu virus, for example, attacks lung cells, while the HIV virus attacks immune system cells. Some viruses, known as phages, attack bacteria — and,...
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Now with some 60 million games on its platform, today Kahoot announced that this has come to pass  Disney has backed Kahoot to the tune of $15 million — working out...
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This Jan. 28, 1915 image made available by the U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command shows the USS San Diego while serving as flagship of the Pacific Fleet. U.S. Naval...
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The team behind Basis, which had called itself a “a cryptocurrency with an algorithmic central bank, ” has announced that it is shutting down the project and returning the capital it...