3-D printer, 'Gecko Grippers' head to space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket loaded with supplies and science experiments blasted off from Florida on Tuesday, boosting an Orbital ATK cargo capsule toward the International Space Station.The 194-foot (59-meter) rocket s...

Technical meeting on Nuclear Power opens in Japan

Ghana is participating in an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Technical Meeting on Best Practices in Media and Public Communication for Nuclear Power Programmes (NPP), which opened on Monday in Fukui, Japan. The four-day meeting, which is being ...

Low power price 'irrelevant' to Hinkley Point nuclear deal

Current low electricity prices are irrelevant when judging whether the proposed Hinkley Point nuclear power plant is a good deal, EDF has claimed. Vincent de Rivaz, EDF Energy chief executive, issued a defence of the controversial £24.5bn project, insist...

Jon Stewart saved a runaway bull named Frank from being slaughtered

Jon Stewart may have stepped out of the public eye after ending his Daily Show hosting duties, but that doesn't mean he's stopped being wonderful. Case in point: Stewart, whose wife Tracey is on the board of directors at the Farm Sanctuary in upstate New...

Biker creates magnificent GPS doodles

Stephen Lund took the boredom-rite-of-passage, doodling, to a new level by evolving it into a sport. The visually-minded biker has been doodling with his two wheels since January 2015, developing intricate and striking designs with the use of a GPS. Step...

Japan looks to kickstart 'fintech' revolution

TOKYO A laggard in embracing the 'fintech', or financial technology, revolution, Japan is set to ease investment restrictions that could free up the flow of capital in an economy sitting on an estimated $9 trillion in individuals' cash deposits. Strict...

Huge long-necked dinosaurs had big, precocious babies

WASHINGTON The babies of a huge, long-necked dinosaur called Rapetosaurus that lived on the island of Madagascar did not just sit in a nest and look cute. They were born ready for action.Scientists on Thursday announced the discovery of fossils of a ba...

Trump's hotel chain faces another credit card system breach: Blog

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's string of luxury hotel properties, The Trump Hotel Collection, appears to be dealing with the second breach of its credit card systems in a year, KrebsonSecurity reported on Monday.The company was inves...

Nuclear Transparency in the Asia Pacific

Increasing energy demand in the Asia-Pacific region, combined with the perceived need for energy security or self-sufficiency, has caused many countries to develop or at least contemplate the use of nuclear energy. This increased peaceful use of nuclear...

SpaceX launches communications satellite but botches sea landing

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida and thrust a communications satellite into orbit on Friday, but the launch vehicle's reusable main-stage booster was destroyed when it failed to land itself on an ocean platform, th...