New Sound Wave Properties: Scientists Generate First-Ever Acoustical Hooks

Physical scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) together with Spanish colleagues have for the first time generated a subwavelength acoustical hook that can accelerate the development of biomedicine and create new synthetic materials. Scientists have...

Costs for managing Japan’s nuclear plants to total ¥13 trillion

TOKYO - Japan Today The total costs to implement government-mandated safety measures, maintain facilities and decommission commercially operated nuclear power plants in Japan will reach around 13.46 trillion yen, a Kyodo News tally shows. The amount,...

Apple may have to abandon Lightning connector cable

BBC.COM-Apple could be forced to abandon its Lightning connector cable if European lawmakers get their way. The cable is used to charge and sync many Apple devices, such as the iPhone. But members of the European...

1 million electric cars expected to hit roads in Turkey by 2030

DAILY SABAH WITH AA One of the two models of Turkey's first fully homegrown all-electric car. Over 1 million electric vehicles are anticipated to be on Turkey's roads by 2030, Turkey's Energy and Natural Resources Minister...

Microsoft: ‘carbon-negative’ by 2030 even for supply chain

CEO Satya Nadella said Thursday that the commitment will happen “not just across our direct emissions, but across our supply chain, too.” Source: Associated Press Microsoft is pledging to become 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing...

Scientists Have ‘Evidence’ That Another Planet is Orbiting Proxima Centauri

The first planet orbiting the nearest known star to the Sun was discovered in 2016 by the European Southern Observatory. Proxima b is said to be uninhabitable due to stellar wind pressure that exceeds...

‘Madness’: US Reportedly Warns UK of Intelligence-Sharing Risk of Using Huawei in 5G Networks

Ahead of the looming decision by the British government on whether to allow Huawei to build up the infrastructure for its next-generation mobile networks, the head of MI5, Andrew Parker, said over the weekend...

China aims to break US high-tech stranglehold

Xi’s 14th Five-Year Plan will bristle with future technology funding in a move to dominate the sector By Gordon Watts  - Asia Times Tech-tock … tech-tock. The countdown has started for the Ministry of Science and...

Scientists use stem cells from frogs to build first living robots

Researchers foresee myriad benefits for humanity, but also acknowledge ethical issues Ian Sample Science editor -  The  Guardian Be warned. If the rise of the robots comes to pass, the apocalypse may be a more squelchy...

Oldest material on Earth discovered

By Paul Rincon Science editor, BBC News website BBC.COM-Image copyright ESA/Hubble/NASA/Janaína Ávila Image caption Some of the pre-solar grains in the Murchison meteorite (inset) could have come from evolved stars similar to the Egg Nebula...

Facebook: Star Wars’ Mark Hamill deletes account over political ads

BBC.COM-Image copyright EPA Image caption Mark Hamill is famous for portraying Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has deleted his Facebook account, lambasting the company's political ads policy. In a...

China Launches Driverless Bullet Train With Speeds Up To 350 Kmph

Belonging to China's Fuxing series of bullet trains, the vehicle is capable of speeds up to 350 km/h and that too without anyone on the driver's seat. World-ANI China recently made a new addition to...

World’s fastest driverless bullet train launches in China

New service launches ahead of the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022, with trains making the 108-mile trip from the capital to ski slopes in only 45 minutes Antonia Wilson -  The Guardian The new high-speed train...

Hybrid, electric car market attracts growing interest in Turkey

DAILY SABAH The charging plug of a Renault Captur E-Tech Hybrid car is seen at Brussels Motor Show, Belgium, Jan. 9, 2020. (Reuters Photo) Turkey's electric and hybrid car market is growing with high interest among...

Scientists Catch Mysterious Phenomenon of Light Flashing From Human Eyes on Camera

Many patients see flashes of light in front of their eyes during radiation therapy, even with closed eyes, and now these flashes have been caught on camera for the first time. A new study reveals...

German arms exports soar above 8B euros in 2019

DAILY SABAH WITH DPA AP Photo The German government for the first time approved arms exports worth over 8 billion euros ($8.9 billion) in 2019, official data shows. The value of export licenses jumped from 4.824 billion...

Scientists give cuttlefish 3D glasses and shrimp films for vision study

Researchers use 3D glasses, films and food to test whether cuttlefish use stereopsis to find prey Ian Sample Science editor -  The  Guardian There are some questions in science that can only be answered by strapping...

Israel unveils revolutionary laser-based air defense system

The interception system is meant to down targets ranging from mortar fire and drones to Grad rockets and long-range missiles; it is also much more cost-efficient than the current favorite Iron Dome Yoav Ziton -...

Astronomers Discover Huge Wave-Shaped Gaseous Structure Holding Milky Way’s Newest Stars

Astronomers have discovered a gigantic, undulating wave of dust and gas where newborn stars are forged stretched over the Milky Way. This wave, now named as the "Radcliffe Wave" for the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced...

Coca-Cola Japan to release first ever strawberry Coke

TOKYO - Japan Today When Coca-Cola Japan isn't decorating their bottles with beautiful cherry blossom labels, they seem to be introducing seasonal releases of "world firsts", as they recently did with the first ever peach and apple flavored Coca-Cola. Starting...