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FAA ‘looking into’ $10K fine for drone recording of tornado disaster area
The Federal Aviation Administration, already facing criticism from private drone operators, has launched an investigation into drone use in the aftermath of the devastating tornadoes that swept across the southeastern United States.

29.04.2014 22:17

Radiation level in tuna off Oregon coast tripled after Fukushima disaster
While the state of Oregon gears up to test its shores for radioactive contamination from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, university scientists have found that radiation levels in some albacore tuna caught off its coast have tripled.

29.04.2014 16:05

Coldest star ever found spotted by NASA infrared telescope
US astronomers announced Friday that they have discovered a star-like celestial body that is thought to be as frigid as the coldest regions on Earth.

29.04.2014 01:44

Water was flowing on Mars 200,000 years ago – scientists
New research has suggested that water was flowing across the surface of Mars some 200,000 years ago. The nature of rock formations in a Mars crater suggests the sediment deposits and channels it contained were formed by ‘recent’ flowing water.

27.04.2014 15:21

MERS spreading: Saudi Arabia registers 26 more cases after Egypt discovers first patient
Saudi Arabia has confirmed 26 more cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) a day after Egypt registered its first incidence of the deadly SARS-like coronavirus. The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern about the growing numbers.

27.04.2014 12:16

​MERS infections pass 300 mark in Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian authorities have reported 14 more cases of the deadly MERS virus, bringing the total number of infected people to 313. The country has faced accusations of a lack of transparency as it struggles to control the virus’s spread.

26.04.2014 05:56

NASA worried by unusually big iceberg six times the size of Manhattan (PHOTO, VIDEO)
Dubbed “B31,” the iceberg could pose some significant problems for ships if it continues to melt or break apart in the Southern Ocean.

25.04.2014 18:27

Bitcoin’s future may lie in space
Bitcoin miners hope a new initiative from Dunvegan Space Systems and Deep Space Industries Inc. will make the cryptocurrency more secure and easier to access after the two companies announced they will take the peer-to-peer financial system into space.

23.04.2014 22:17

Cybergeddon? Survey warns of internet disruption on scale of 2008 crisis
The world is on the verge of a cyber shock “similar to the 2008 financial crisis,” a new study says, outlining major triggers for potential disruption and urging governments and organizations to learn from the experience gained during the credit crunch.

23.04.2014 06:04

US Military hopes AI autopilot can replace flight crews
The US Defense Department is developing a method of autopilot that may allow the military to reduce air flight crews to a fraction of their current size. This announcement comes after officials worried that a reduced military would be less effective.

22.04.2014 21:55

‘Editing DNA’ to eliminate genetic conditions now a reality
Scientists have employed a revolutionary genome-editing computer technique that accurately identifies one faulty genetic “letter” among billions and effortlessly repairs a genetic condition in animals, paving way for human trials.

22.04.2014 06:56

China eyes hi-tech military gear to predict commercial pilots’ behavior
After the case with flight MH370, China is considering using military technology to get into pilots’ heads while flying to closely monitor physical and mental states in order to prevent catastrophes caused by human error and improve air safety.

22.04.2014 04:59

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