Bionic eye with sharper vision than real eye could be ready in just five...

A bionic eye could give sight to millions in just five years, experts say. The world’s first 3D artificial eyeball is capable of sharper vision...

Amazon plans ‘Summer Sale’ to lure shoppers back from Target and Walmart

Amazon is preparing for a “Summer Sale” to lure back customers frustrated by shipping delays and other ordering woes that have plagued the e-tailing...

Study finds nearly half of accounts tweeting about coronavirus are bots

Nearly half of the Twitter accounts spreading messages on the social media platform about the coronavirus pandemic are likely bots, according to researchers. Carnegie Mellon...

How South Korea ‘turbocharged’ their coronavirus response with an urban planning system

SEOUL – When a man in Seoul tested positive for the new coronavirus in May, South Korean authorities were able to confirm his wide-ranging...

Earth’s magnetic field is weakening and it’s impacting satellites

Earth’s magnetic field is gradually weakening in an area that stretches from Africa to South America and scientists who are trying to understand why. This...

Faraday Future’s bankrupt founder gets OK for reorganization plan

The billionaire founder of electric-car startup Faraday Future — who boldly challenged Tesla with a far-out car design in 2015, only to file for...

Amazon plans huge sale as online shoppers gravitate toward Target and Walmart

Amazon is preparing for a “Summer Sale” to lure back customers frustrated by shipping delays and other ordering woes that have plagued the online...

Social distancing beeper will go off if you’re within 6 feet of someone

A social distancing gadget that beeps whenever you’re not keeping six feet from someone could help people return to work. The beeper has been invented...

NASA will pay you to spend 8 months locked in a Mars simulation in...

Humans are headed for Mars. We don’t know exactly when that’s going to happen, but NASA and other space agencies around the world are...

Robot blasts coronavirus with UV light at mall in Singapore

SINGAPORE – A shopping mall in Singapore is deploying a newly developed smart robot to fight the novel coronavirus, not with chemicals – but...

Twitter testing new feature that limits who can reply to your tweets

For as informative and engaging as Twitter can be, conversations on the social networking site can quickly become unmanageable at best. At worst, Twitter...

Astrobiologist argues that ‘gene-hacked’ humans should be created to settle on Mars

Future astronauts should have their DNA altered before making the treacherous journey to Mars, according to scientists. That’s because spacefarers will likely need to become...

NASA’s next great space telescope finally has a name

We don’t like to admit it, but NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope won’t be around forever. Sure, the joint NASA/ESA partnership that keeps Hubble’s observations...

Big tech efforts to help small biz could backfire

Big tech companies such as Facebook and Google have touted their efforts to help small businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic — but those...

Colombian police are using drones to detect high body temperatures

BOGOTA – It is not a bird, a plane or Superman: the aircraft humming in the skies above Colombia’s capital Bogota are instead police...

Astronomers spot first potential evidence of new planet being born

The first direct evidence of a planet being born may have been found by astronomers. The space-focused researchers think they’ve spotted the phenomenon around 520...

Climate change is making hurricanes stronger

If it seems to you that the massive storms rolling in from the ocean every year are causing more and more damage than the...

New Zealand to roll out ‘digital diary’ app to help people track movements

SYDNEY – New Zealand will launch a contact-tracing app on Wednesday to help people track their movements as the country eases one of the...

Russia asks Google to block article questioning coronavirus death toll

Russia’s state media regulator, Roskomnadzor, has demanded that Google block a Russian news website’s article that claims Moscow may have dramatically undercounted coronavirus deaths. The...

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