A crew of three astronauts made their way to China’s brand new space station as its first long-term inhabitants, and the President of the Republic applauded this landmark scientific venture as part of the party’s centennial celebrations.
A flying car successfully made its inaugural trip from one airport to another in Slovakia, bringing us closer to the possibility of one day, travel in vehicles with deployable wings.
Sweden has produced the world’s first sponge iron, and this useful tool made to eliminate CO2 in steelmaking could cut two thirds of the country’s emissions, or about 35 megatons, every year.
Astronomers associated with the United States’ NASA have finally been able to identify the shape of the heliosphere, the region surrounding the sun created by solar wind, thus helping us understand what constitutes the Solar System’s environment.
In the wake of the drone market’s explosion, the race to create flying cars reached a new level, with a historic and successful testing of a flying car remotely operated and piloted on a racetrack.
The future of renewable energy is here: a company based in Oslo, Norway, is developing an impressive offshore sail that could drastically change the way wind-powered energy is produced in an era where finding environmental-friendly solutions are crucial.
For the very first time, an open and community-based consortium of scientists managed to sequence the entire human genome, including the 8% of DNA missing from the two first attempts, finally giving us the complete set of human genetics.
Engineers from Google and Harvard managed to create a browsable 3D map of a tiny fraction of the human brain, thus helping us understand what neurons and synapses do, and how thought, emotion, memory, behaviour and consciousness are created.
A self-driving truck made the journey from Arizona to Oklahoma, United States, ten hours faster than traditional delivery with solely a human behind the wheel, a positive news for farmers and merchants alike.
A team of scientists based in California, United States, have come up with a brand new method to fight global warming by capturing the carbon dioxide contained in the ocean and turning it into rocks, thus curbing and even reversing the impacts emissions have on the…