An autonomous train carrying 28,000 tons of iron ore has completed its maidan delivery in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, traveling over 280 kilometers from a mine in Tom Price to the Port of Cape Lambert.
Researchers have discovered the world's first known manta ray nursery. Scientists found the nursery in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary located off the coast of Texas in the Gulf of Mexico.
More than 95 percent of the world’s population breathe unsafe air and the burden is falling hardest on the poorest communities, with the gap between the most polluted and least polluted countries rising rapidly, a comprehensive study of global air pollution found.
Scientists are a step closer to understanding the inner-workings of the Universe following the laying of the first stone, and construction starting on the world's largest optical and infrared telescope.