Elon Musk is Mad His Mini-Submarine Didn't Help in Thai Cave Rescue

Elon Musk is Mad His Mini-Submarine Didn't Help in Thai Cave Rescue

Elon Musk is NOT happy that a British diver called his miniature submarine a "PR stunt" with no chance of working.


South Africa's MeerKAT telescope will help uncover next space frontier

South Africa's MeerKAT telescope will help uncover next space frontier

MeerKAT, a 64-dish telescope, was inaugurated into the larger Square Kilometre Array instrument on Friday. When finished in the late 2020s, the network of telescopes will be able to scan the sky 10,000 times faster with 50 times the sensitivity of any other telescope.




'Buzz' Offers An Adoration For Bees Amid Continued Die-Offs

'Buzz' Offers An Adoration For Bees Amid Continued Die-Offs

The severity of the enormous reduction in bee numbers over the past decade is at the heart of a new book by conservation biologist Thor Hanson, whose appreciation for the pollinators shines through.

(Image credit: Samantha Clark/NPR)


Lift-off for Scotland

Sutherland to host first UK spaceport

 Sutherland to host first UK spaceport

The UK Space Agency backs Scotland's north coast as the place to launch satellites to orbit.


Women Making Science Videos on YouTube Face Hostile Comments

Women Making Science Videos on YouTube Face Hostile Comments

A screen grab of Emily Graslie's channel, The Brain Scoop, from a recent episode about skunk dissection.


Though he lived 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman was not a strict adherent to the Paleo diet

Though he lived 5,000 years ago, Otzi the Iceman was not a strict adherent to the Paleo diet

If you were thinking that the ancient Alpine traveler known as Otzi — and often known simply as Iceman — scraped by on a diet of foraged grasses and berries, you’d be very wrong.

A comprehensive new study of his stomach contents reveals that Otzi, who perished roughly 5,300 years ago...


Mobile coupons can increase revenue both during and after a promotion

Mobile coupons can increase revenue both during and after a promotion

New research from Binghamton University, State University at New York finds that mobile coupons can affect both short- and long-term sales goals, and that targeting customers with the right type of mobile coupon can boost revenue.


Changes in Hudson River may offer insight into how glaciers grew

Changes in Hudson River may offer insight into how glaciers grew

Researchers say they may be able to estimate how glaciers moved by examining how the weight of the ice sheet altered topography and led to changes in the course of the river. more


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