Report identifies secret North Korean missile base

Report identifies secret North Korean missile base

NBC reports that researchers from a Washington based think-tank have discovered a secret missile base in North Korea one of more than a dozen undisclosed sites.
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New research finds that aspirin could protect our lungs from air pollution

New research finds that aspirin could protect our lungs from air pollution

New research has found that aspirin could protect our lungs from air pollution.According to the EPA, air pollution has been known to have an adverse effect on respiratory health.
Online stores compromised by hackers stealing credit card data

Online stores compromised by hackers stealing credit card data

New research has found that stores on an online shopping platform have been hacked.According to ZDNet, Volusion, a software company hosting online stores, was hacked in a bid to steal credit card information from their clients.
Refile - Microplastics causes immune cells to die at a faster rate

Refile - Microplastics causes immune cells to die at a faster rate

(Refile to fix the description of microplastic particles in the second and third cut of the animation)New research from the University Medical Center Utrecht has found that immune cells that target microplastics die three times faster than cells t...
What were the mysterious fireballs that crashed in Chile?

What were the mysterious fireballs that crashed in Chile?

Residents of Chiloe Island saw a mysterious fireball blazing down the sky before fragmenting on September 25.According to TVN, a local woman said that following the incident, she found burning bushes near her house.
Ocean Cleanup's redesigned system successfully collects plastic

Ocean Cleanup's redesigned system successfully collects plastic

The Ocean Cleanup's plastic-catching system is now collecting and retaining plastic debris from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch for the first time, the non-profit organization announced on Wednesday.
Massive iceberg breaks from Eastern Antarctica

Massive iceberg breaks from Eastern Antarctica

Scientists said iceberg D-28 is among the largest to calve from Antarctic ice in decades, but is not caused by climate change. USA Today reports that a huge iceberg broke off from the Amery Ice Shelf in Eastern Antarctica on September 26.
Microplastics causes immune cells to die at a faster rate

Microplastics causes immune cells to die at a faster rate

New research from the University Medical Center Utrecht has found that immune cells that target microplastics die three times faster than cells that aren't exposed to microplastics.
New bionic limb use electrodes, sensors for sensation

New bionic limb use electrodes, sensors for sensation

Researchers from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, or ETH Zurich, and several other European universities collaborated to create a leg neuroprosthesis that sends sensory information to nerves in amputees' leg stump.
More than half of European native trees risk extinction: Report

More than half of European native trees risk extinction: Report

A new report published by the International Union for Conservation of Nature has found that approximately 58 percent of Europe's native trees are at risk of going extinct.
Plastic waste in remote Atlantic island likely from Chinese ships

Plastic waste in remote Atlantic island likely from Chinese ships

A new report has found a 15 percent increase of plastic waste on a remote Atlantic island called Inaccessible Island, and it's likely being dumped by Chinese merchant ships.
North Korea tests new submarine-launched missile

North Korea tests new submarine-launched missile

Pyongyang claims it successfully test-launched a new type of submarine missile.North Korea's state news agency KCNA has released images of what it says is a new type of submarine-launched missile.
Manhattan's tallest office tower to open in 2020

Manhattan's tallest office tower to open in 2020

The One Vanderbilt tower is set to become the tallest office tower in Midtown, Manhattan with a height of 1,401 feet once it completes construction and opens in 2020.
Students exposed to polluted air on exam day receive lower grades

Students exposed to polluted air on exam day receive lower grades

New research from the London School of Economics has found that students exposed to polluted air before taking their exams end up receiving lower scores.
Elon Musk unveils interplanetary plans for Starship spacecraft

Elon Musk unveils interplanetary plans for Starship spacecraft

Elon Musk has unveiled plans for SpaceX's new Starship spacecraft.Space.
Light-powered RFID tags could soon power internet of things devices

Light-powered RFID tags could soon power internet of things devices

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have published a study detailing the use of photovoltaic powered sensors on radio-frequency identification, or RFID tags, to power internet of things devices.
Bridge collapses in Taiwan

Bridge collapses in Taiwan

Taiwanese authorities are looking into what may have caused the sudden collapse of a bridge in northeastern Taiwan.
Cold weather causes woman to develop web-like purple rash

Cold weather causes woman to develop web-like purple rash

A 70-year-old New York woman developed a strange spidery rash after cold weather triggered a rare blood condition.
Additional microplastics are released by washing machine's delicate cycle: Study

Additional microplastics are released by washing machine's delicate cycle: Study

New research from Newcastle University has found that a washing machine's delicate wash cycles release more microplastic fibers in comparison to other wash cycles.
Central Park's new landscape project aims for LEED Gold certification

Central Park's new landscape project aims for LEED Gold certification

The Central Park Conservancy and the City of New York have announced plans to revamp Central Park's northern end by 2024.
China accused of harvesting organs from minorities

China accused of harvesting organs from minorities

A senior lawyer has urged the United Nations to investigate the issue of forced organ harvesting in China.In a speech to the United Nations Human Rights Council on Sept.
Air Force to deploy drone-killing weapon overseas

Air Force to deploy drone-killing weapon overseas

The U.S. is deploying a drone-killing microwave weapon overseas for the first time.The Pentagon announced that it has awarded a $16.28 million contract to Raytheon for a prototype high-power microwave weapons system. The U.S.
New African skyscraper to be the tallest in the continent

New African skyscraper to be the tallest in the continent

The Leonardo, a 234-meter high skyscraper in the suburbs of Johannasburg, South Africa, is set to become the tallest building in Africa when it officially opens next month.
Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry into Trump over Ukraine claims

Pelosi launches impeachment inquiry into Trump over Ukraine claims

Donald Trump is facing an impeachment probe after claims he sought help from a foreign power to target a political rival.
Venus may have been habitable for billions of years

Venus may have been habitable for billions of years

New research shows that Venus may have once been habitable like Earth, before it was turned into a hellish planet by a mysterious event.