Germs live everywhere! Be careful what you touch.
Videographic explaining the background to the acute crisis in Yemen. The war in Yemen has left thousands dead and triggered the world's worst humanitarian crisis, according to the United Nations. The conflict, between Huthi rebels and pro-governme...
Videographic showing areas of Yemen threatened with famine. A conflict in Yemen between Iran-backed rebels and troops loyal to President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi escalated in March 2015 has since then left about 10,000 dead, mainly civilians.
Videographic on the rise and fall of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate”. Dozens of Islamic State group jihadists emerged from tunnels to surrender to US-backed forces in eastern Syria on Sunday, a day after their "caliphate" was declared defeated.
Updated videographic locating Yemen showing areas of the country controlled by rival forces. The war between Huthi rebels and pro-government troops escalated in March 2015, when a Saudi-led military coalition intervened against the rebels.
Duke University basketball player Zion Williamson had a footwear malfunction during a game against rival North Carolina.The footwear in question were Nike PG 2.5s from OKC Thunder player Paul George's signature collection.
Chinese authorities in Xinjiang are collecting DNA samples along with other biometric data from all residents in the region between the ages of 12 and 65, according to Human Rights Watch.
New research from ESA and NASA show the real size of Earth's geocorona.
French design company Studio NAB has come up with the idea of creating a large vertical farm called the Superfarm to promote sustainable living.
Venezuela's economic struggles worsen as the U.S. lays even more sanctions on the country.
A team of astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space telescope have shed light on the mysterious moon around Neptune.According to a press release from the SETI Institute, a tiny moon discovered orbiting Neptune in 2013 has now been named Hippocamp.
NASA and the European Space Agency are joining forces to research an asteroid system.The ESA's Hera spacecraft will be the first to explore an asteroid system named 65803 Didymos. According to the space agency, Didymos measures 780 meters across.
Millions of Chinese citizens have now been banned from traveling by air or train as the government continues to expand its social credit system, the South China Morning Post reports.
Senegal is building a two billion dollar futuristic city just 40 kilometers away from its capital.Senegal's President, Macky Sall is planning on building a city in the Diamniadio township called Diamniadio Lake City.
Last week, a probe touched melted nuclear debris in the damaged second reactor at the Fukushima nuclear plant for the first time in almost eight years since the disaster, according to Tokyo Electric Power Company.
Nasa is fighting a war in orbit - against space herpes!
Videographic illustrating the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a mass of marine debris in the north-east of the Pacific Ocean. Tons of plastic waste wash up on the shores of the Galapagos islands where microparticles end up in the stomachs of species ...
Research published in the Journal of Physiology details a newly found form of neural communication in which neurons that are not connected can send signals to each other.
A research team has mapped the great white shark's genome and found the keys to many of its special adaptations. The great white shark's genome contains large amounts of information. They have 41 pairs of chromosomes while humans only have 23.
Videographic locating Mozambique and areas affected by devastating flooding in southern Africa.
A large asteroid traveling through space at tens of thousands of miles per hour is going to pass by our planet on Tuesday.NASA's asteroid trackers have been monitoring asteroid 2013 MD8 since its discovery in 2013.
China has ambitious plans to build the first ever solar power station in space.China's Science and Technology Daily reports the country is planning to build a solar power station that would orbit the earth at a distance of 36,000 kilometers.
Boeing has been awarded a US$43 million contract by the U.S. Navy to build unmanned robot submarines, according to the US Department of Defense.The company will build four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles. According to U.S.
Meet the Night Witches, the daring female pilots who bombed Nazis by night!
Many parts of the globe may catch a glimpse on Wednesday and Thursday of a giant crimson moon, the last of the supermoons in 2019. It coincides with the Spring Equinox and the start of spring in the northern hemisphere.
Our understanding and appreciation of mental health issues has arguably never been more talked about. But, the human brain and human behaviour is still one of the most complicated fields in all of science. And, the science of addiction (if there e...
The robots are taking over - right? Well, not necessarily. In this video, we assess exactly how likely a robot apocalypse is. Armageddon via artificial intelligence is a popular storyline in science fiction, but does automation really pose a dange...
Videographic on pesticides. Shares in German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer plunged as markets opened Wednesday, after a second US jury ruled that blockbuster pesticide Roundup -- made by recently-acquired Monsanto -- causes cancer.
New research has found that the two volcanoes may actually be connected via the same plumbing system.
Turkey's state-run news agency Anadolu quoted a recent police report that states that Khashoggi's remains may have been burned in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.
A man opened fire on his coworkers after losing his job at an Illinois manufacturing plant, using a gun he was carrying illegally.The Chicago Tribune reports that while at a termination meeting at the Henry Pratt Co.
The U.S. and China have not yet an accord in crucial trade talks, reports The South China Morning Post. Beijing and Washington continue to disagree on matters such as equal market access and protection of intellectual property during trade talks.
JP Morgan is creating its own cryptocurrency, and is becoming the first major U.S. bank to do so.
Videographic looking at countries where French is spoken around the world. International 'Francophonie' day is celebrated on Wednesday.
Professor Stephen Hawking was one of the most influential and inspiring scientists of his time. In this video, we explore Hawking's remarkable life, looking at the massive breakthroughs he made in science, his world-changing theories on everything...
To look after our health and hygiene is something we're told from an early age. We should wash our hands, our faces, and shampoo our hair, otherwise we could get dirty and sick. But, some people claim that our insistence on cleanliness is unnecess...
Few humans have ever set foot on the moon. But, in the future, lots of us could be living on the lunar surface. But, what if we didn't need to fly a space shuttle to get there? What if the moon and Earth were connected by a futuristic bridge? In t...
Japan's Hayabusa2 probe to asteroid Ryugu. Hayabusa2 has touched down briefly on the Ryugu asteroid, fired a bullet into the surface to puff up dust for collection and blasted back to its holding position. Scientists hope those samples may provide...
Videographic explaining fifth generation mobile, or 5G wireless technology. Germany launches its auction Tuesday for the construction of an ultra-fast 5G mobile network as a transatlantic dispute rages over security concerns surrounding giant Chin...
Videographic the phenomenon of black holes, the most powerful known forces in the universe. Britain is marking the first anniversary of the death of British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking one of the world's best-known and most inspiring scientists.
Videographic on meteorites and asteroids – the solar system’s earliest known celestial bodies. NASA says it has detected a massive meteorite explosion over the Bering Sea which reportedly took place in December.
Videographic on France's Rungis food market near Paris, the largest of its kind in the world, which celebrated its 50th anniversary by throwing a giant banquet of record-breaking proportions, reserving its spot in the Guinness Book of Records.
Videographic on hurricanes. A cyclone that hit Mozambique last week has damaged or destroyed 90 percent of the city of Beira, the Red Cross said Monday, and the death toll in the country and neighbouring Zimbabwe has risen to 157.
Videographic illustrating flooding. Flash floods in Indonesia's eastern Papua province have killed at least 77 people.
San Francisco-based startup, Elroy Air, is developing an autonomous drone that could be used to haul heavy cargo as early as next year, according to the company's website.The company has already raised US$9.
Scientists have developed a way to bring artificial leaves out of the lab and into a natural environment, where they can help clean the air.
Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez might have to call for a third general election in less than four years after his budget was rejected by right-wing parties.