Facebook has launched an Ebola fundraising campaign button for users to donate money to fight the epidemic in West Africa. Facebook’s founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has already donated $25 million to the CDC for its efforts.
Maui County, Hawaii, approved a temporary ban on GMO crop cultivation but efforts to label genetically-modified foods at the polls in Colorado and Oregon failed. Millions of dollars were spent backing and opposing the measures.
New images from NASA have captured the beautiful golden reflection of the sun on the polar sea of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. It is the latest image from a collaborative four year mission studying the Saturnine system.
Scientists, backed by the Pentagon’s research agency DARPA, have tested a smart chip mimicking human brain functions in robots. For the trial, the chip designed to learn new skills and one day replace acquire human reasoning was installed on a tiny drone.
A drug derived from a compound found in sea sponges has been clinically proven to help extend the lives of women with advanced forms of breast cancer by at least two and a half months, a new study suggests.
To the average person, quantum mechanics is the convoluted, science fiction-y branch of physics. A radical new theory plays into that, proposing that parallel universes exist and interact with each other ‒ and that scientists may be able to test for them.
The first living organ, created with the use of 3D-bioprinter, will be released next year, Russian scientists announced. The experiment will start with a transplant-ready thyroid, with further work on a functional printed kidney scheduled for 2018.
Donetsk state-of-the-art airport in ruins, shooting inside the Canadian parliament and drones stopping a football match - are some of the stories that made headlines in October. RT looks at 10 events over the course of the month, with videos to boot.
UK scientists are developing ground-breaking technology to stop hackers from remotely hijacking airliners, following fears from global intelligence agencies that advanced technology could be used to conduct terrorist attacks.