Technologists at London-based Flow IFE claim to have solved airsickness with a set of virtual-reality specs which display an image of the horizon that reacts to the motion of the plane.
In what will be its greatest challenge yet, the zero-fuel aeroplane Solar Impulse will try to fly non-stop from China to Hawaii – a journey of more than 8,000km across the Pacific Ocean.
Evolutionary biologist and Cambridge academic, Professor David Bainbridge, said it indicated that the woman was brought up by intelligent parents and had been well looked after.
ESA’s Mars Express orbiter has captured an image of what appears to be the remains of an ancient supervolcano. The image was taken on 26 November 2014, and focuses on the Siloe Patera feature in the Arabia Terra region of Mars. Siloe Patera comprises two large nested craters, close to the center of the image. [...]
In an African study supported by the Canadian government, a new tool — the ‘flocked swab’ — helped reveal that one-third of babies hospitalized with severe diarrhea were discharged with an undiagnosed, treatable infection.The results could prompt global rethink of how to manage diarrhea diseases, the world’s 2nd leading cause of death of children under 5.
Madagascar is home to extraordinary biodiversity, but in the past few decades, the island’s forests and associated biodiversity have been under greater attack than ever. Rapid deforestation is affecting the biotopes of hundreds of species, including the panther chameleon, a species with spectacular intra-specific color variation. A new study by Michel Milinkovitch, professor of genetics, evolution, and biophysics at the University of Geneva, led in close collaboration with colleagues in Madagascar.
LAKE OUAREAU, Quebec, May 25 (UPI) — Catalin Alexandru Duru flew a hoverboard 905 feet across Lake Ouareau in Quebec, Canada, setting a Guinness World Record.
With the science nearly upon us, a new book highlights the ethical and logistical issues of bringing back proxies of extinct animals such as the woolly mammoth
The first round-the-world solar-powered flight, known as the Solar Impulse Two, is hoping to make the next and most difficult leg of its journey.
A rare bird may become extinct in Syria because of the capture of Palmyra by Islamic State, experts say.