Scientists develop biodegradable food packaging

Say goodbye to plastic packaging. Scientists are testing a new biodegradable food packaging material that kills microbes that contaminate foods.

Water At The Bottom of Valles Marineris on Mars

According to new evidence obtained by the orbiter element of the joint European-Russian ExoMars mission, there is plenty of water ice at the bottom of Valles Marineris mixed with Martian soil - regolith.

Real-Time Error Correction for Quantum Computing

Random errors incurred during computation are one of the biggest obstacles in quantum computing. Researchers have now demonstrated a technique that allows errors to be detected and corrected in real time.

Hornsea 2: First Power Achieved at World's Largest

The first power on Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm in the UK was achieved recently. When fully operational, Hornsea 2’s 165 8 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines will be capable of generating 1.32 GW of clean electricity.

The Metaverse Is Already Here

Facebook is building Metaverse - a virtual-reality space, or an alternative economy or world in which users can interact with other users within a persistent computer-generated environment.

For the very first time, a spacecraft has "touched" the sun

NASA has sent a spacecraft, the Parker Solar Probe to the outer reaches of the sun’s atmosphere – the corona – where it spent five hours. This is the first time a spacecraft has come so close to the sun. 

James Webb Space Telescope finally on its way to discovery

A powerful European Ariane 5 rocket boosted NASA’s $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope into space on Christmas Day, kicking off a great attempt to capture light from the first galaxies to form in the aftermath of the Big Bang.

Mysterious 'Black Box' Could Tell The Future What Happened to Us

The project, called Earth's Black Box, is a giant steel archive on the remote Australian island of Tasmania, so that if some future society might one day discover the archive, they'll be able to piece together what happened to our planet.

Singapore researchers develop world's first smart bandage

The scientists, in collaboration with Singapore General Hospital, created VeCare, a bandage with a wearable sensor that can conduct real-time, point-of-care assessment of chronic wounds via an app.

Ameca robot shows off new level of human-like facial expressions

Engineered Arts, a robot maker based in the U.K., is showing off its latest creation at this year's CES 2022. Called Ameca, the robot is able to display what appears to be the most human-like facial expressions by a robot to date.

The Great Resignation: Workplace Revolution

More than 4 million Americans are deciding to quit their jobs every month since the since the post-COVID-19 recovery started. People who decide to quit are taking this decision based on their desire to improve their quality of life.

California fires killed nearly 20 percent of the world's Sequoias

Wildfires in California over the past five years have claimed nearly 20% of the world’s largest Sequoias. Last year alone, forest fires claimed nearly 10,400 trees.

Over 80 fashion brands linked to Amazon deforestation

Many fashion brands source leather from opaque supply chains tied to decimating forests. The culprits include Coach, Zara, Prada, Adidas and Dr. Martens. Some, like Louis Vuitton, H&M and Fendi, are multiple offenders.

Most nearby rocky exoplanets are quite unlike anything in our Solar System

Astronomers and geologists have recently concluded that most rocky planets orbiting nearby stars are more diverse and exotic than previously thought, with types of rocks not found anywhere in our Solar System.    

Brief presence of water in Arabia Terra on Mars

U.S. scientists recently discovered that water was once present in a region of Mars called Arabia Terra.