Graphene could one day create fuel-free spacecrafts
The miracle material graphene could one day be used to create fuel-free spacecrafts, scientists have said. Researchers say graphene could be used to make a light-powered propulsion system for a spacecraft following the discovery that ...
Biologists have learned how to recover the lost memory

Biologists have learned how to recover the lost memory

30.05.2015 [10:57]
Japanese scientists were able to cure mice from amnesia, recovering with the help of light lost memories. A new study has helped to resolve a long-running dispute neuroscientists about the nature of memory: retrograde amnesia (associated with injuries and Alzheimer's disease), apparently not invoked irreparable damage to brain cells ...
25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy

25 Looted Artifacts Return to Italy

29.05.2015 [22:15]
At first glance the 25 artifacts displayed in the courtyard of a former convent just off the Tiber River here on Tuesday seemed to have little in common: three first-century B.C. fresco fragments from Pompeii were exhibited alongside fifth- and sixth-century B.C. Etruscan and Attic vases, a 17th-century Venetian cannon ...
Fifa in crisis amid corruption arrests and World Cup voting inquiry – as it happened

Fifa in crisis amid corruption arrests and World Cup voting inquiry – as it happened

29.05.2015 [20:28]
Senior Fifa officials face extradition from Switzerland to the US on federal corruption charges, while Swiss authorities launch criminal proceedings related to the award of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. ...
Volcano erupts on southern Japanese island

Volcano erupts on southern Japanese island

29.05.2015 [18:03]
A volcano on a small Japanese island erupted violently Friday morning, sending smoke and ash 9,000 meters into the air, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, raising its volcano alert to the highest level and telling the island’s 137 residents to leave. ...
Brain implants let man control robotic arm with thoughts

Brain implants let man control robotic arm with thoughts

29.05.2015 [11:30]
A man in California who is paralysed from the neck down has had a chip implanted in his brain that allows him to control a robotic arm with his mind alone. Erik Sorto, who was shot at the age of 21, has been paralysed for over 10 years. He signed up to a clinical trial that ...
Carrot juice every day for 8 months cured woman's cancer

Carrot juice every day for 8 months cured woman's cancer

27.05.2015 [17:22]
Ann Cameron was heartbroken when she found that she had colon cancer. In June, 2012, she entered its third phase, which terrified her because her husband had died of lung cancer in 2005, though he had been getting chemotherapy. She decided to explore some alternative treatments ...
11-years old Indian-American genius graduates with three degrees

11-years old Indian-American genius graduates with three degrees

27.05.2015 [15:11]
An Indian-American home- schooled boy has surprised one and all by graduating from a US college at the age of 11 with three associate degrees in maths, science and foreign language studies ...
Germany’s Merkel still world’s most powerful woman—Forbes

Germany’s Merkel still world’s most powerful woman—Forbes

27.05.2015 [14:28]
For the fifth consecutive year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been named as the world’s most powerful woman by Forbes magazine as revealed by its annual list of World’s 100 Most Powerful Women which was released Tuesday, according to Newsinfo ...
China nursing home fire kills 38 in Henan

China nursing home fire kills 38 in Henan

26.05.2015 [16:50]
A fire at a care home for elderly people in China's Henan province has killed 38 people, state media report. Another six people were injured in the fire, which broke out at the privately run Kangleyuan home in Pingdingshan city on Monday night ...
Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake, no tsunami warning

Eastern Japan shaken by 5.6 magnitude quake, no tsunami warning

26.05.2015 [11:46]
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 shook Tokyo and surrounding areas on Monday, but no tsunami warning was issued, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The quake was centered in Ibaraki prefecture just northeast ...
Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan wins Palme d'Or

Cannes 2015: Jacques Audiard's Dheepan wins Palme d'Or

25.05.2015 [20:14]
The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival came to a close Sunday night with the main competition awards ceremony at the Palais des Festivals. The top prize, the Palme d'Or, was awarded to Dheepan, directed by Jacques Audiard. The film follows a former soldier, a young woman and a little ...
Ankara expects Turkish Stream gas pipeline to be launched after 2017

Ankara expects Turkish Stream gas pipeline to be launched after 2017

24.05.2015 [14:23]
Turkey expects that the Turkish Stream gas pipeline is likely to be launched after 2017, Turkish Ambassador to Russia Umit Yardim told Interfax. Turkey and Russia "have not yet reached the stage of the project's start," he said ...

Latvia and Belarus sign protocol on facilitation of cross-border traffic for border residents

22.05.2015 [17:59]
Latvia and Belarus have inked a protocol on the amendments to the agreement between on facilitation of local border traffic by border residents. The document was signed by Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics ...

Harvard tops list of world university rankings again but Cambridge and Oxford lead continuing climb for UK institutions

22.05.2015 [10:41]
Harvard may have topped this year’s list of the best universities worldwide by reputation, but UK institutions Cambridge and Oxford have come in at second and third place, in a growing trend seeing UK institutions rising up the world rankings in recent years ...
Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Santa Barbara, California

Coast Guard responding to oil spill in Santa Barbara, California

21.05.2015 [19:04]
A 24-inch (61-cm) pipeline belonging to Plains All American Pipeline LP ruptured and leaked several gallons of oil into the ocean off Santa Barbara County in California on Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The spill is 4 miles (6.4 km) in width and 50 yards (46 meters) into the water and ...
Russia may consider Putin's visit to Japan

Russia may consider Putin's visit to Japan

21.05.2015 [14:21]
A spokesperson for the Russian president has said Vladimir Putin will consider visiting Japan if he is officially invited, according to NHK World News. Earlier on Wednesday, Vice President Masahiko Koumura of Japan's governing ...

PAF jets kill 13 terrorists in North Waziristan

21.05.2015 [11:27]
At least 13 suspected terrorists were killed when PAF fighter jets pounded several militant hideouts in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan on Wednesday morning, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported, according to Daily Times. According to the ISPR, five militant ...
French PM rejects EU refugee quota initiative

French PM rejects EU refugee quota initiative

20.05.2015 [21:14]
France has joined a list of nations opposing the latest EU initiative on tackling the immigration crisis in Europe by issuing strict quotas to member states for accepting refugees over the next two years, according to Russia Today. “I am against the introduction of quotas for migrants ...