Astronomy

Parts of unmanned Russian spaceship burn up over Dubai

Oct 18, 2017

Parts of an unmanned Russian cargo spaceship burned across the night sky of the Arabian Peninsula, drawing gasps from Dubai to Riyadh before breaking up in the atmosphere and scattering in the ocean

New fires break out in California as wine country fires dim

Oct 17, 2017

New wildfires break out in California as blazes in wine county dim and evacuees head home

Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

Oct 16, 2017

In a coordinated look at one of the universe's most violent acts, astronomers hit the gold mine of science and even figure out the cosmic origins of gold

Biology

Searchers in Mexico find, but release, vaquita porpoise calf

Oct 20, 2017

Researchers trying to catch and enclose the last survivors of the vaquita porpoise species captured a calf but released it because it was too young; they still see hope in the calf's capture

Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging bees

Oct 18, 2017

Scientists say some flowers produce a blue halo, apparently to catch the attention of foraging bees

Ultra-personal therapy: Gene tumor boards guide cancer care

Oct 18, 2017

Cancer patients increasingly are having their care guided by tumor boards, which match treatments to gene mutations

Chemistry

Chemist says Kim had 1.4 times lethal dosage of VX on face

Oct 10, 2017

A chemist says the half brother of North Korea's leader had about 1.4 times the lethal dosage of VX nerve agent on his face after he was attacked at a Malaysian airport

The Latest: Police say suspect practiced before Kim's murder

Oct 10, 2017

A Malaysian police officer has testified that an airport security video shows one of the women accused of killing the half brother of North Korea's leader apparently practicing on another person before the actual attack

The Latest: Airport footage shows Kim on gurney

Oct 9, 2017

An airport security video shows the half brother of North Korea's leader, apparently unconscious on a gurney and being occasionally given oxygen by attendants as they waited two minutes for an elevator at Kuala Lumpur's international airport

Consumer Electronics

Google parent turns on internet balloons in Puerto Rico

Oct 21, 2017

Google says its stratospheric balloons are now delivering the internet to remote areas of Puerto Rico where cellphone towers were knocked out by Hurricane Maria.

Questions and answers on proposed ban on laptops in luggage

Oct 20, 2017

The US is looking to ban laptops from checked bags on international flights. Questions and answers on the proposal.

Mormons allow more technology, smartphones for missionaries

Oct 20, 2017

The Mormon church's gradual embrace of the digital age for missionaries is taking another step forward with expansion those allowed to use technology and the swapping out tablets for smartphones

Engineering

Engineers: lives lost in Mexico quake could have been saved

Oct 10, 2017

Prominent engineers says dozens of lives likely could have been saved in Mexico City's Sept. 19 earthquake if officials had outlawed a building technique now banned in parts of the United States, Chile and New Zealand

Collapsed Mexico school raises questions about quake codes

Sep 26, 2017

On paper at least, the Mexico City school appeared to be structurally sound and built to withstand a major earthquake _ yet it collapsed, killing 26 people, and authorities are investigating to figure out why

Nevada quake lab tests new bridge design after Mexico quake

Sep 20, 2017

Scientists at a Nevada earthquake lab have tested new bridge designs with innovative connectors to better withstand violent temblors and speed reconstruction following major quake damage

Industrial Technology

Gains by banks, technology firms lead US stocks higher

Oct 20, 2017

Technology companies and banks are leading U.S. stocks modestly higher in late-afternoon trading, placing the market on course to extend its gains for the week

Google parent leads $1B Lyft investment, deepening Uber rift

Oct 19, 2017

Google's parent company is throwing its financial support behind ride-hailing service Lyft, further deepening its rift with the market leader Uber

Toyota tops Consumer Reports' auto reliability rankings

Oct 19, 2017

Toyota takes the lead while Cadillac tumbles in Consumer Reports' auto reliability rankings

Virtual Reality Technology

Facebook gets real about broadening virtual reality's appeal

Oct 11, 2017

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to be realizing a sobering reality about virtual reality: The technology has been too expensive to appeal to the masses.

Microsoft dives deeper into 'mixed reality' with VR devices

Oct 3, 2017

Microsoft is counting on virtual reality headsets made by other companies to help establish personal computers running on its Windows 10 operating system as the best way to explore artificial worlds

Sports in virtual reality sounds cool, but can feel distant

Sep 14, 2017

Watching sports in virtual reality sounds cool, but it's actually distant, sort of empty and doesn't really get you into the action

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