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For hundreds of years, people of all ages, from all over the world, have told similar stories about moments their lives were in real peril: an intense white light, a sense of tranquility and feeling as if they were somehow floating above their body. For neurologists, these so-called near-death experiences have a neural basis, one …

Image copyright KIARA WORTH/IISD/ENB Oil producing countries are trying to “erase the science” on keeping the world’s temperatures below 1.5C, say some delegates at UN talks in Bonn. The chair of the Alliance of Small Island States said Saudi Arabia and others were trying to pretend a key scientific report didn’t exist. Small island states …

Image copyright TEK IMAGE/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Image caption Will the next prime minister support efforts to create a high-skills, high-technology strategy? The Conservative leadership candidates have been urged to make a pledge to put scientific research at the heart of their economic policy. Scientific bodies have called on Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson to set …

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Alion Science and Technology, a global industry leader in the design and delivery of complex engineering solutions for Defense and Intelligence agencies, announced today that Don Raines has been named Chief Growth Officer for Alion. In this role, Don will be responsible for the strategic initiatives and …

BW FILE PHOTO By Emme Rose S. Santiagudo, Correspondent THE DEPARTMENT of Science and Technology (DoST) and stakeholders in Iloilo City are working on the “Innovative Iloilo” plan, a roadmap towards better governance using science, technology and innovations (STI). “In 2017, Iloilo City was named as one of the 25 digital cities in the country. …

By Audrey McAvoy | AP June 24 at 12:38 AM HONOLULU — Yesenia D’Alessandro loaded a GPS tracking app on her cellphone and trudged into a remote Hawaii forest, joining more than 100 other volunteers looking for a missing hiker. She climbed through muddy ravines, crossed streams and faced steep drop-offs in the thick tangle of trees …

  Danielle Nguyen, Sydnee Hairston and Jose Ayala   Three Rockdale Magnet School for Science and Technology students were honored this month at the Rockdale Soil and Water Conservation summer education program. Danielle Nguyen, Jose Refujio Ayala and Sydnee Nicole Hairston were brought home top honors from the Natural Resource Conservation Workshop, which was held June …

Rapidly melting sea ice in Greenland has presented an unusual hazard for research teams retrieving their oceanographic moorings and weather station equipment. A photo, taken by Steffen Olsen from the Centre for Ocean and Ice at the Danish Meteorological Institute on 13 June, showed sled dogs wading through water ankle-deep on top of a melting …

The NASA astronaut captured the colourful image during one of the space station’s 15 orbits of the planet. Every day the International Space Station (ISS) circles the Earth about 15 times. During these orbits, which last 90 minutes each, the ISS passes through the dayside and nightside of Earth. The frequent flybys give NASA’s astronauts …

Artificial intelligence will be a creator of jobs over the next five years, not a destroyer, Industry, Science and Technology Minister Karen Andrews says. In an interview with The West Australian, Ms Andrews said AI and the tech sector were going to be crucial in ensuring the Coalition met its target of creating 1.25 million …