The epic hunt for the place on Earth where life started

The epic hunt for the place on Earth where life started

Darwin’s warm little pond, the deep ocean and icy shores – all have been suggested as the birthplace of life. Now one location could have it all By Penny Sarchet NEARLY 4 billion years ago, the first life appeared on our planet. It would have looked unlike any life as we know it today, more […]

In the area in back of Place Department’s forty M Sprite Plant

In the area in back of Place Department’s forty M Sprite Plant

The Pentagon announced last week that it was sending $ 40 million to the State Department’s “Global Engagement Center” to “counter foreign disinformation.” Much of the money will go to creating US disinformation, to meddling in the internal affairs of other countries, and to more jobs at neocon NGOs pushing pro-war propaganda. It’s a massive […]

Race against time to take the place of major problem manage labrador – Us centers for disease control and prevention

Race against time to take the place of major problem manage labrador – Us centers for disease control and prevention

The CDC lab in Atlanta – responsible for storing and studying some of the world’s most dangerous pathogens such as smallpox and Ebola – is showing worrying signs of wear and tear decades earlier than planned, the agency says. The 13-year-old site is already wearing down, sparking an official request for a new building to […]

RoboStop: Ford’s AI to leave no hiding place for bad drivers

RoboStop: Ford’s AI to leave no hiding place for bad drivers

Few drivers would imagine feeling nostalgic for speed cameras. Nevertheless, US automotive giant Ford has revealed its vision for the future of policing in a patent application, not for a cyborg, but an AI-driven cop car. The proposed AI police car is a speed trap, surveillance vehicle and traffic cop all rolled into one. According […]

England’s soggy place names could predict the climate future

England’s soggy place names could predict the climate future

Island story: Muchelney in January 2014SWNS/Alamy Stock Photo By Richard Webb IT’S blowy on the B4380 to Buildwas. A keen wind whipping across the floodplain from Shrewsbury flaps a misarranged saddle bag strap against my back wheel. As I cross the river Severn at Atcham, and bend right down the back road past Wroxeter, a […]