Why Does Elon Musk Want to Buy Twitter Again?

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~4 min


New US Aircraft Carrier Deploys in North Atlantic Ocean

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~4 min


Governments Propose Measures to Protect Citizens from Harmful AI

VOA Learning English • voa
yesterday ~6 min

'Brighter lives are lived by gas!': how natural gas was sold to a sceptical public in post-war Britain

A successful marketing campaign helped gas become a cornerstone of domestic life by the 1970s.

Sam Johnson-Schlee, Senior Lecturer Human Geography and Town Planning, London South Bank University • conversation
yesterday ~7 min

A new route to evolution: how DNA from our mitochondria works its way into our genomes

Scientists have shown that in one in every 4,000 births, some of the genetic code from our mitochondria – the ‘batteries’ that power our cells – inserts itself

Cambridge University News • cambridge
yesterday ~6 min

Astronomers find a “cataclysmic” pair of stars with the shortest orbit yet

The stars circle each other every 51 minutes, confirming a decades-old prediction.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
yesterday ~7 min


Engineers develop a new kind of shape-memory material

The ceramic-based material could be used for highly efficient actuators for aircraft or other uses, with minimal moving parts.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
yesterday ~8 min

Nobel prize awarded for 'click chemistry' – an environmentally friendly method of building molecules

The three scientists’ independent discoveries are helping to make the entire field of chemistry more environmentally friendly.

Mark Lorch, Professor of Science Communication and Chemistry, University of Hull • conversation
yesterday ~6 min

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