Last week hundreds of space scientists and astronomers were barred from attending major conferences and ordered to cease work on research or even answer emails because of America’s ongoing partial shu..
Krill, crustaceans smaller than a cigarette, play an outsize role in the ecology of the ocean around Antarctica: Penguins, whales, and other predators feast on vast swarms of the shrimplike animals. N..
China used to be one of the leanest countries, but since it has become enamored of capitalism, that has changed. As obesity plagues the country, Big Soda has been busy shaping health policies that avo..
A new study is making waves in the worlds of tech and psychology by questioning the basis of thousands of papers and analyses with conflicting conclusions on the effect of screen time on well-being. T..
Researchers at the University of Oxford have performed the most definitive study to date on the relationship between technology use and adolescent mental health, examining data from over 300,000 teena..
Singapore has declared war on diabetes but there is not enough discussion on the exclusionary effects of technology in diabetes management. This is important because digital technology will play an i..
It is often difficult for farmers to identify diseases quickly enough to protect their crops and those on neighboring farms. Now, some farmers are using a simple device directly in the field to find v..
A new study of around 8,000 middle-aged and older adults found that swapping a half-hour of sitting around with physical activity of any intensity or duration cut the risk of early death by as much as..
DUBAI: More than four decades ago, the Arabian oryx was extinct in the wild. But today, thanks to efforts spearheaded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, experts are citing the swell in its numbers as one of..
China accomplished an audacious mission to land on the far side of the moon in a historic moment in space exploration this week. Chang’e 4’s touch down was lauded around the world as a major technical..