Some 6,000 ($9,900) pounds’ worth of Viagra has been stolen from the UK’s Ministry of Defence since 2007, among other stolen goods totaling 7 million pounds, including nuclear submarine equipment and a washing machine, according to new figures.
A 10-year space hunt is set to reach its climax as the spaceship Rosetta has been woken up Monday from a two and a half year slumber to harpoon a passing comet. The European Space Agency has caught the signal coming from 807,000,000 km from Earth.
The rock that suddenly appeared next to the NASA’s Opportunity rover in the beginning of January turns out to have an irregular chemical composition for Mars: it has too much sulfur, magnesium and manganese, scientists say.
British government officials have been collaborating in private with shale gas companies to manage the public’s hostility to fracking, it was revealed in emails released under freedom of information act.
Berkeley Lab researchers have found a 3D analogue of the cutting-edge 2D material graphene. It could revolutionize the high tech industry, bringing things like much faster, far more compact hard drives, and paving way for new electronic technologies.
Google has revealed the project of a contact lens that measures glucose levels in tears, giving 382 million diabetics all over the globe the smallest glucose sensor – and an alternative to pricking their fingers and drawing blood up to 10 times daily.
Scientists discovered three new planets orbiting stars in a cluster about 2,500 light years from Earth. Remarkably, among them they found an exoplanet orbiting a star which is almost identical to our own Sun in all respects.
An employee of Israel’s Negev Nuclear Research Center is being sacked from his post after connecting a USB flash drive to a work computer – used for highly classified information – some 14 times, a disciplinary tribunal ruled.
The US Department of Homeland Security has deployed a helicopter to fly over Baltimore, Maryland to measure radiation levels and to examine how officials can respond quickly in the event of an emergency.
An odd-looking bit of rock mysteriously appeared in front of Opportunity rover in the beginning of January as the rover, waiting out the Martian winter, has not moved since the end of November, according to NASA.
Biotech titan Monsanto has made significant advances in the development of herbicide-tolerant wheat, the company announced recently, and could have the first-of-its-kind crop ready for farming in just a few years’ time.