The EV600 van will be the first vehicle under a new commercial business unit within GM called BrightDrop.
The new vaccine technology mRNA is making waves these days as COVID-19 shots based on it deliver efficacy that’s unrivaled by other platforms. BioNTech's Pfizer-partnered vaccine Comirnaty is one of those vaccines. Now, the German biotech’s CEO, Ugur Sahin, has led a study showing an mRNA vaccine was effective against multiple sclerosis in mice.
SN9 is on deck to boldly follow in the footsteps of SN8, which bravely sacrificed itself in the name of iteration.
The Korea Superconducting Tokamak Advanced Research (KSTAR), a superconducting fusion device also known as the Korean artificial sun, set the new world record as it succeeded in maintaining the high temperature plasma for 20 seconds with an ion temperature over 100 million degrees (Celsius).
The test flight didn’t come close to the edge of space, but the prototype was a big step toward the rocket’s first orbital mission.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) scientists developed the world's first mobile genome sequence analyzer, a new iPhone app called iGenomics. By pairing an iPhone with a handheld DNA sequencer, users can create a mobile genetics laboratory, reminiscent of the "tricorder" featured in Star Trek. The iGenomics app runs entirely on the iOS device, reducing the need for laptops or large equipment in the field, which is useful for pandemic and ecology workers. Aspyn Palatnick programmed i…
With more people working from home during the pandemic, the boundaries between job and life are blurred. Lawmakers in the EU want to give workers the "right to disconnect," whereas Germany is looking at tax breaks.
Total number of electrified cars registered in September was higher than the number of registrations for diesel cars in Europe
The company is building a massive centrifuge to accelerate rockets and send them screaming into space.
A technology called air lubrication offers a way to make large ships more efficient
Malaria is responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year, with testing for the disease involving blood sampling and then trained medical professionals to reach a result. Engineers at Rice University have designed a new bandage-like microneedle device that could greatly improve access to…
Clean energy from fusion is a step closer with the launch of the MAST Upgrade tokamak. For the first time, after a seven-year build, UKAEA’s £55M-machine,
Japan's new 2050 deadline for carbon neutrality has thrown a spotlight on its efforts to find new, greener fuel options, including an ambitious but controversial liquid hydrogen venture.
Move is part of US space agency’s plan to establish a long-term human presence on the moon by 2030