Scientists find neurons can send signals wirelessly to each other

Scientists find neurons can send signals wirelessly to each other

Research published in the Journal of Physiology details a newly found form of neural communication in which neurons that are not connected can send signals to each other.
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Scientists decode great white shark genome

Scientists decode great white shark genome

A research team has mapped the great white shark's genome and found the keys to many of its special adaptations. The great white shark's genome contains large amounts of information. They have 41 pairs of chromosomes while humans only have 23.
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Big Ben-sized asteroid to skim past Earth on February 19

Big Ben-sized asteroid to skim past Earth on February 19

A large asteroid traveling through space at tens of thousands of miles per hour is going to pass by our planet on Tuesday.NASA's asteroid trackers have been monitoring asteroid 2013 MD8 since its discovery in 2013.
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China plans to build a solar power station in space

China plans to build a solar power station in space

China has ambitious plans to build the first ever solar power station in space.China's Science and Technology Daily reports the country is planning to build a solar power station that would orbit the earth at a distance of 36,000 kilometers.
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Boeing to build robot submersibles for U.S. Navy

Boeing to build robot submersibles for U.S. Navy

Boeing has been awarded a US$43 million contract by the U.S. Navy to build unmanned robot submarines, according to the US Department of Defense.The company will build four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles. According to U.S.
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Satellite images show two interconnected volcanoes in Indonesia

Satellite images show two interconnected volcanoes in Indonesia

New research has found that the two volcanoes may actually be connected via the same plumbing system.
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Turkish authorities believe Khashoggi's remains may have been burned

Turkish authorities believe Khashoggi's remains may have been burned

Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu quoted a recent police report that states that Khashoggi's remains may have been burned in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
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Aurora gunman opens fire on coworkers after being terminated from job

Aurora gunman opens fire on coworkers after being terminated from job

A man opened fire on his coworkers after losing his job at an Illinois manufacturing plant, using a gun he was carrying illegally.The Chicago Tribune reports that while at a termination meeting at the Henry Pratt Co.
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No agreement yet in US-China trade talks

No agreement yet in US-China trade talks

The U.S. and China have not yet an accord in crucial trade talks, reports The South China Morning Post. Beijing and Washington continue to disagree on matters such as equal market access and protection of intellectual property during trade talks.
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JP Morgan to launch first bank-backed cryptocurrency

JP Morgan to launch first bank-backed cryptocurrency

JP Morgan is creating its own cryptocurrency, and is becoming the first major U.S. bank to do so.
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Elroy Air's self-flying drones could soon be used to deliver cargo

Elroy Air's self-flying drones could soon be used to deliver cargo

San Francisco-based startup, Elroy Air, is developing an autonomous drone that could be used to haul heavy cargo as early as next year, according to the company's website.The company has already raised US$9.
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New artificial leaf design can absorb CO2 from air

New artificial leaf design can absorb CO2 from air

Scientists have developed a way to bring artificial leaves out of the lab and into a natural environment, where they can help clean the air.
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