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Israel’s Evogene to develop insect-resistant cotton with Brazilian seed-grower

Two invasive pests that pose threat to cotton producers, of which Brazil is 4th-largest globally, will be targeted by gene modification Israel’s Evogene Ltd., a...

Humanoid robots like human – use their hands to stop themselves from falling

A famous viral video about the DARPA Robotics Challenge shows all sorts of humanoid robots clumsily falling down. Bipedal movement is rather unstable, which is...

Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions...

Folding polyhedron sampler enables easy capture and release of delicate underwater organisms

The open ocean is the largest and least explored environment on Earth, estimated to hold up to a million species that have yet to...

How the brain reacts to food may be linked to overeating

The reason why some people find it so hard to resist finishing an entire bag of chips or bowl of candy may lie with...

University of Waterloo has found that in some ways, the older you get the...

The study established that younger children seem to make slightly better decisions than older children. The older children get, the more they tend to ignore...

Postmenopausal factors may have an impact on the heart-protective qualities of high-density lipoproteins (HDL)

The findings, published today in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, a journal of the American Heart Association (AHA), indicate that this specific type of...

Researchers from ASRC uncovered the role of a protein known as “PRMT5” in the...

The nervous system is a complex organ that relies on a variety of biological players to ensure daily function of the human body. Myelin—a membrane...

Telefonica – hacked: Millions customers’ data exposed

Telefonica, a telecom operator based in Spain, has become a victim of a security breach after hackers managed to exploit a vulnerability that led...

Apple Transfers Chinese Users’ iCloud Data to State-Controlled Data Centers

There's terrible news for Apple users in China. Apple's Chinese data center partner has transferred iCloud data, belonging to 130 million China-based users, to a...