Sci-tech

A Spectacular Look at the Curiosity Rover From Space

Back to the present and NASA's use of AI to explore Mars: a new paper in Science: Robotics looks at how the software has performed since rolling out to Cu...


Dead as Cindy Makes Landfall Along Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center's 4 a.m. Thursday update indicates Cindy was moving north at 12 miles per hour with max sustained winds of 40 miles per hour. ...


Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle

The second part of the season is going to be really crucial for Andy and for Novak [Djokovic] too.' Speaking about his straight sets win over Mischa Zverev in...


Bitcoin Startup, Blockchain, Raises $40M in New Funding from Heavy Hitters

Blockchain has been working on the most popular bitcoin wallet in the world. Five months later, the startup raised a $30.5 million Series A, the largest sing...


Suns nab forward Josh Jackson with 4th overall pick

Florida State forward Jonathan Issac became the second ACC player off the board as he went No. 6 overall to the Orlando Magic. "It doesn't matter", Stevens to...


Mourners Remember US Student Held Prisoner by North Korea

The government claimed he contracted botulism and then took a sleeping pill that led to his coma. A public memorial for Warmbier was scheduled to be held Th...


Former DHS Secretary: DNC Refused Help After Hacking, Russia Didn't Alter Votes

It doesn't appear votes themselves were changed, but experts say Russian Federation could be gearing up for a bigger attack on future elections . But, he added...


Microsoft Launches New Xbox One X Console

Meanwhile, Microsoft's Xbox One S struggles to maintain 1080p and runs more of its titles on 900p. When Head of Xbox Phil Spencer was asked by the press...


Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall in SW Louisiana

The storm's first fatality was reported Wednesday when a log that was carried in a wave hit and killed a 10-year-old boy on a beach in Fort Morgan, Ala., acco...


Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas

NHC advisory. Cities that could experience flooding problems from the storm include Pensacola , Florida; Mobile , Alabama; Biloxi, Mississippi; and New Orl...


Muggy again Friday with a storm risk

The Tall Ships will be leaving Boston throughout the day. Hazy sun and clouds can be expected Friday morning, with temperatures quickly warming into the 80s b...


Death of US student held by North Korea shocks fellow ex-detainees

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican from the Cincinnati area, told the throng of reporters stationed outside that Warmbier was "an fantastic young man" from a r...


Destiny 2 Release Date Moved Forward To September 6

Noseworthy concluded that there will be no recoil on all weapons, and that the team wants to make it so Destiny 2 feels native to the PC platform, because i...


Why Do Bird Eggs Come in So Many Shapes?

To maintain sleek, streamlined bodies for flight, we think birds have evolved elliptical and asymmetric eggs to increase egg volume without increasing egg width...


BCCI to Invite More Applications For Coach's Post After Kumble Exit

While some claim that scolding the team after Champions Trophy debacle fastened Kumble's exit from the team, others claim that the relationship was irreparabl...


The Bad Batch movie review: a girl walks into dystopia alone

Matter-of-fact brutality and offhand compassion sit side by side, and no one here is all good or all bad, so Batch is more nuanced than we typically see i...


China 'tried but failed' to help on N Korea

They also said military options for North Korea have recently been updated and will be presented to President Donald Trump if there is a nuclear test. Trump's a...


Thousands Pay Tribute To Otto Warmbier In Ohio

Sentenced to hard labor early previous year for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States in ...


GOP, Paul opposition imperil Senate health care bill

Any changes to the draft bill created to appease the conservative members leaning toward a no vote could further alienate moderates, leaving leadership walkin...


Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph

Officials there decided against calling an evacuation but said in a statement that anyone who wanted to head for the mainland should do so as early as possible ...


Tropical Storm Cindy Brings Rain and Possible Flooding

As of now, the main impacts to Southwest Louisiana will be the heavy rain threat that could lead to flash flooding Wednesday through Friday , and the seconda...


Can't view August's total solar eclipse? NASA has you covered

The states that the path of totality with travel through are Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia, North C...


CSIS: US should consider immediate travel ban on N. Korea

FILE - In this March 16, 2016, file photo, American student Otto Warmbier , center, is escorted at the Supreme Court in Pyongyang, North Korea. He died less th...


Australia earn draw against Cameroon after VAR awards Socceroos second-half penalty

Neither emerged with points, as both Group B co-favorites won as expected. After Germany also drew 1-1 Thursday, against Chile in the later match, Camero...


Climate Change: Oil Industry's $2trn Planned Investment At Risk

WRI research has examined ways that the effect on emissions of a carbon tax are likely to be even larger than such models predict, in part due to the conse...