The secret to coral survival in a warming world could lie in Aldabra's vast inland 'sea'. Preliminary results from new research show that tiles placed on the bottom of the lagoon attract many more coral larvae than identical tiles placed on the fringing reef. The work is being conducted
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It wasn't long after the atomic bomb was dropped on Japan and World War II ended that the United States began to realize it had to do something with the waste that was being generated by defense-related nuclear research and bomb-making that would continue through the Cold
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government put in motion an experiment aimed at proving to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground, rendering it less of a threat to the environment.
Dr. Ramkumar Natarajan, a University of Saskatchewan college of medicine pediatric respirologist, appeared in provincial court Friday morning on charges of trying to arrange sex with a minor and using an electronic device to try to facilitate that interaction. Natarajan was arrested on Thursday without
Amazon has expanded its range of in-house brands fivefold in two years, stoking claims its marketplace is unfair to shoppers and rivals.
BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship.
HALIFAX — The head of a company proposing to open Canada's only commercial spaceport near the small community of Canso, N.S., says the impact of any launch failure would be relatively small.Steve Matier said while a launch failure can happen, a lot of research and engineering goes into trying to
The Conservatives may have been louder than Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget speech earlier this week but the Liberals are hoping to have the last word. As the government's last budget before the writ is dropped, the Grits have high hopes it will leave a lasting impression with voters.
BEIJING — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S. and others that it is shutting foreign firms out of key high-tech industries.In
BEIJING (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S. and others that it is shutting foreign firms out of key high-tech
Health secretary Matt Hancock said the test that predicted his greater than average risk for prostate cancer might have ‘saved his life’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA The health secretary, Matt Hancock, this week shared his shock at discovering that he is at greater than average risk for prostate cancer
Pinterest is pinning its future on Wall Street, with the digital scrapbooking site on Friday filing for an initial public offering of stock. It follows a similar filing with securities regulators earlier this month by ride-hailing company Lyft in what is shaping up to be a busy season for technology
At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) this year, Google announced that it has taken up the long and ever-lengthening dream of the video game streaming service. Meant to replace the hefty, pricey, altogether confounding experience of buying and using various gaming hardware, Google Stadia will run video
New Zealand's largest bookstore chain has made the decision to stop selling Jordan Peterson's self-help book, "12 Rules for Life," following the horrifying shootings in Christchurch that killed 50 people a week ago. This is just bizarre.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new challenge making waves on social media pokes fun at Florida's reputation for producing strange news stories involving guns, drugs, booze and reptiles — or some combination of the four.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc's long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050.
In a story March 21 about the U.S. flooding outlook, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of a weather forecaster. He is Kevin Low, not Lao.
Changing batteries in orbit took some huffing and puffing and some intricate manoeuvring by two spacewalkers Friday. But in the end, it went almost as smoothly as doing the chore back on Earth.NASA's Anne McClain and Nick Hague took 6 hours and 39 minutes to replace three old nickel-hydrogen batteries
Changing batteries in orbit took some huffing and puffing and some intricate maneuvering by two spacewalkers Friday. But in the end, it went almost as smoothly as doing the chore back on Earth.
Like the original Mini in 1959 or the Volkswagen Golf in 1974 or the Renault Espace in 1984, it created and defined a market segment which it went on to dominate, as “first mover” for many years after. The Qashqai, as a hatch/SUV “crossover” did just that, and the company has wisely evolved the original
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry announced Friday that the Trump administration has finalized $3.7 billion in new loan guarantees to support completion of the first new U.S. commercial nuclear reactors in a generation, calling the expansion of nuclear energy "the real" Green
Uber has chosen to make its giant market debut on the New York Stock Exchange, with the transport app expected to be valued at up to $120bn (£91bn).
While last summer feels like a distant memory, 2019 has so far seen the hottest February day on record in Britain, with warmer weather and longer evenings starting to return. But this weekend, the clocks will change, as we enter British Summer Time (BST).