Mayors, governors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, investors and celebrities delivered a double-edged message on Friday at the close of a climate summit in San Francisco: Global warming is making the planet unlivable — but we know how to fix it.
Optimism trumps despair at climate summit
In the Brazilian state of Para, every week, authorities receive alerts showing them which parts of the Amazon forest have been chopped down, with photos to back it up.
Eyes in the sky aim to protect Earth's rainforests, resources
The complex architecture of bone is challenging to recreate in the lab. Therefore, advances in bone tissue engineering (BTE) aim to build patient-specific grafts that assist bone repair and trigger specific cell-signaling pathways.
Advanced biomaterials with silk fibroin-bioactive glass to engineer 3D bone grafts
Dart frogs, from the rainforests of Central and South America, make their powerful poison by eating toxic bugs. Their bold colors warn predators: “Do not eat me or you will regret it.”
Why scientists want to name the poison frogs species
Iran and Germany are to implement 24 academic projects financed by German research funding organization (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft).
Iran, Germany cooperating in 24 academic projects
Baby sea turtles are particularly vulnerable to the harmful effects of plastic pollution, according to a new study which found around half of the recently hatched reptiles had stomachs full of plastic.
Half of dead baby turtles have stomachs full of plastic
Respect where respect is due: We humans may be mighty, but there’s still a foe that regularly dodges our best efforts to kill it: the fruit fly.
New robotic fly dips and dives like the real thing
SpaceX has signed its first customer to fly on the company’s huge new rocket, the BFR, the company said.
SpaceX says it will send someone around the Moon on its future monster rocket
Practice makes perfect, especially for spacecraft. NASA's Orion space capsule is no different.
NASA's Orion craft perfectly touches down during final test before Moon
A 30-strong Lebanese academic delegation visited Iran’s Ferdowsi University in northeastern city of Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, to find ways to develop relations with Iranian scientific center.
Lebanon seeking expansion of cooperation with Ferdowsi University

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