Pro- and anti-whaling nations locked horns Monday as the International Whaling Commission (IWC) began meeting in Brazil amid outrage over Japan's proposal to end a three-decade moratorium on commercial whale hunting.
Nations lock horns as whalers, opponents meet in Brazil
Researchers at the Center for Information Technology and Architecture (CITA) of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts and at the Danish Technological Institute have developed a new hybrid construction concept called ‘Sparse Concrete Reinforcement In Meshworks’ (SCRIM).
SCRIM: An innovative method for 3D concrete printing
Researchers at the Biotechnology Research Center at Royan Institute have cloned Asiatic cheetah embryos, which await the required funding to be transplanted into host mothers, according to the head of the research center.
Asiatic cheetah embryos cloned at Royan Institute
The southwestern monsoon has swept across the landscape every summer as far back as the last ice age, when mammoths roamed the continent and ice sheets edged below what is now the Canadian border, according to a newly released study by University of Arizona researchers.
Researchers use ocean muck to study ancient monsoons
Give a man a fish, the old saying goes, and you feed him for a day — teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime. Same goes for robots, with the exception that robots feed exclusively on electricity.
This one-armed robot is super manipulative
A little more than an hour after its launch window opened — the delay was due to remnant thunderstorms in the area — SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launched from Florida early on Monday morning.
SpaceX launches heavy telecom satellite, sticks high-seas landing
Millions around the world went through school with the understanding that Pluto qualifies as a planet.
Debate over Pluto's planet status still contested
Study findings showed that standard molecular diagnostics detect most potentially transmissible malaria infections and cannot be replaced by rapid diagnostic testing to screen for potential Plasmodium falciparum transmitters, researchers reported in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
Researchers compare standard vs. ultra-sensitive malaria diagnostics
The decentralized web, or DWeb, could be a chance to take control of our data back from the big tech firms. So how does it work and when will it be here?
Decentralization: The next big step for the world wide web
When Merrin Peterson started her master's degree in physics at Université de Montréal last year, she couldn't have predicted that she'd discover a brand new exoplanet in such a short time.
Université de Montréal physics student finds new exoplanet twice the size of Earth

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