Decades of memories

A total 134 long-serving staff were honoured at the 2018 University of Cape Town (UCT) Annual Awards on...

Science – technology businesses to be purposely developed

Impressive results Thanks to the Decision No. 2953/QD-UBND of the Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) People’s Committee on developing technology and increasing the number of science – technology companies, until November 2018, the HCMC...

LIFT OFF! £600,000 per-night SPACE HOTEL to launch in 2021 – 'It will change...

The hotel, Orion Span, is a single-module commercial space station. It plans to have its first guests in 2022. Orion Span will include “private suites for two, the most number of windows ever...

Irony alert: Futurists are still leaning on old-school methods

In today's topsy-turvy world — an unpredictable fog in which technology, geopolitics and the economy seem to turn on a dime — companies and governments would give anything to see around the next...

Earth is swallowing TRILLIONS of tons of water into its interior as tectonic plates...

Staggering amounts of water are being pulled deep into Earth’s interior as a result of tectonic activity.And, scientists aren’t quite sure where it all ends up.A new study using ocean-bottom seismographs across the...

Instagram cracks down on fake followers: Firm launches AI tools to spot 'inauthentic activity'

Instagram is taking action against services that sell fake followers, likes and comments. In a blog post Monday, the social media giant said it was rolling out new machine learning tools designed to spot...

UCLA alumna appears on first season of Nerd Girl Nation web series

Bruinlife’s 2018 UCLA Senior of the Year Mercedes Cornelius (BS ’18) is a guest on the first season of new web series Nerd Girl Nation. Mercedes, currently on a year-long research internship in pharmaceutical sciences at...

Air pollution is shaving YEARS off people’s lives, report reveals

People around the world are losing years of their lives to air pollution, a new report reveals.  A new study from the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) found that pollution...

New non-mechanical laser steering technology

Scientists at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory have recently demonstrated a new nonmechanical chip-based beam steering technology that offers an alternative to costly, cumbersome and often unreliable and inefficient mechanical gimbal-style laser scanners. The...

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