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Aug 15th 2020 FROM THE moa in New Zealand to the dodo in Mauritius, the arrival of humans has often spelled extinction for tasty but previously isolated animals. Many scientists had assumed that the woolly rhinoceros, a shaggy beast that sported an enormous horn, suffered the same fate. The animal was common in northern Europe …

NASA blasted its new Perseverance rover off to Mars recently to study a crater for evidence of ancient lifeforms that may have once inhabited the Martian land. The move was a vital stepping stone as the space agency joins Elon Musk with a vision to send humans to Mars before the end of the decade …

Douglas White, Principal, AO Douglas White, AIA, NCARB, principal and leader of AO’s Science + Technology Studio ORANGE, Calif. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Architectural services firm AO today announces the launch of a new design studio, AO Science + Technology, following its merger with WHL Architects, a Sunnyvale-based science and …

Image caption Major science projects in the deep interior and other remote places will be postponed by a year The British Antarctic Survey is scaling back its research in the polar south because of coronavirus. Only essential teams will head back to the continent as it emerges from winter and virtually all science in the …

(Reuters) – Advanced driver assistance technology that automates steering and braking in a growing number of vehicles is not providing reliable safety benefits, a new study by the American Automobile Association showed on Thursday. Researchers at AAA, a federation of North American motor clubs, found that the systems recorded disruptions and disengaged roughly every eight …

The UN has launched an online platform to promote science, technology and innovation for sustainable development. 2030 Connect seeks to provide policy makers, practitioners, students, members of civil society, and other stakeholders with a one-stop-shop for identifying expertise and networks of the UN system and its partners. The platform provides a cross-platform search function and feature …

10.58pm EDT 22:58 Global infections pass 18m The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has passed 18m, according to the Johns Hopkins University tracker which currently lists 18,017,556 global cases. The number of deaths is approaching 700,000, with 688,351 currently confirmed. Due to time lags, differing testing rates and definitions, as well as suspected underreporting, the …

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U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján From the Office of U.S. Rep. Ben Ray Luján: NAMBÉ – Today, U.S. House Assistant Speaker Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) participated in a remote hearing of the House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Energy focused on the importance of promoting clean energy and building a strong and resilient economy. …

Welcome to part five of CGI’s popular virtual STEM camps for youngsters – with some fascinating and free scientific activities to last the whole summer FUN activities designed to keep children and teenagers occupied throughout lockdown and the summer holidays are currently being provided by global technology firm CGI’s STEM from Home programme – with …