Stories about Science

Feb 26 2016

Watch The SpaceX Rocket Launch

The company called off Wednesday's planned launch attempt with a half-hour left in the countdown, and used the extra day to make sure that the liquid oxygen propellant wa...

Feb 26 2016

Zika virus will get worse before it gets better - WHO DG

In almost all Zika cases, symptoms are mild, resembling those of flu. Prof Ko, whose research published in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases , added: "Addit...

Feb 26 2016

'Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction'

More than a billion years ago - LIGO estimates about 1.3 billion - the two collided at half the speed of light. Plus, the waves confirmed one of Einstein's predi...

Feb 26 2016

Apple suppliers combine: Foxconn to take over Japan's Sharp

The board's unanimous acceptance of Foxconn's current offer appears to be an improvement over last month's reported buyout offer of $5.1 billion . Despite this natio...

Feb 25 2016

Facebook Keen to Shift Focus to Other Parts of Internet.org

Zuckerberg urged telcos to "focus on improving internet connectivity", adding that current 5G networks are nothing more than "faster connections for rich people". Until n...