More than 150 million people are gaining access to electricity every year, reducing the ranks of those who live without power, but this is not enough to meet global development goals, according to a report released Wednesday.
Toothless and nearly blind, grandmother Pham Thi Ca refuses to leave her plot of land even after bulldozers demolished her house — an extraordinary holdout against Communist Vietnam's deepening addiction to coal.
With the development of digital-based electronic technology, infotainment, and even electric propulsion systems showing no signs of slowing for the next decade or so, it comes as little surprise that manufacturers have begun to address the methods and speed with which data and impulses move throughout a vehicle's subsystems.
An international team led by a Chinese researcher found that a dwarf planet collided with the Moon in the early history of the Solar System, causing stark differences between the Moon's heavily-cratered farside and the low-lying open basins of its nearside facing the Earth.
Several University of Georgia researchers teamed up to create a statistical method that may allow public health and infectious disease forecasters to better predict disease reemergence, especially for preventable childhood infections such as measles and pertussis.
Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds are to be banned in England from April next year in a move campaigners have welcomed but warned will “only scratch the surface” in tackling the damage that non-degradable waste is doing to the environment.
Native Americans' use of fire to manage vegetation in what is now the Eastern US was more profound than previously believed, according to a Penn State researcher who determined that forest composition change in the region was caused more by land use than climate change.