U.S. Huawei Restrictions Could ‘Shoot American Companies in the Foot’ as Foreign Rivals Develop...

Fresh government restrictions on Chinese technology company Huawei could eventually harm American companies, experts warn.

Pairing lasers with microwaves makes mind-bogglingly accurate electronic clocks – a potential boon...

Time and frequency standards are a key part of technologies we have come to rely on in our daily lives, from GPS navigation and cellphone networks to the electrical power grid. The importance of these systems and the constant drive to improve their performance has led to the development of atomic clocks that keep time and measure frequency with incredible accuracy.

Humanizing the coronavirus as an invisible enemy is human nature

President Donald Trump has called the coronavirus an “invisible enemy” that’s “brilliant” and “tough and smart,” adding that we are “tougher and smarter.”

SpaceX reaches for milestone in spaceflight – a private company launches astronauts into orbit

On May 27, two American astronauts, Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley, are planning to launch from the Kennedy Space Center on a mission to the International Space Station. If successful, this will mark the first time in nine years that American astronauts will launch into space from American soil. What’s even more remarkable is they will not be launched by NASA but by a private company, SpaceX.

Supercomputer Simulates Neanderthal Extinction, Finds Humans Were to Blame for Our Ancient Relatives’ Demise

Competition for resources between Neanderthals and Homo sapiens was the reason for our ancient relatives' demise, new research suggests. Supercomputer simulations have found that Neanderthal extinction—believed to have occurred between 43 to 38 thousand years ago—was unlikely to have been caused by shifts in the climate or interbreeding with travelers from our species.

Part of Earth’s Magnetic Field is Getting Weaker in ‘Vigorously’ Developing Anomaly, Scientists Say

Part of Earth's magnetic field appears to be getting weaker, scientists have said. Using satellite data, researchers believe an "anomaly" in the South Atlantic may have split in two, with the eastern section "developing vigorously."

What Causes Mysterious Radio Bursts From Deep Space? (And Why Are They Always Blamed...

On April 27, the Swift Burst Alert Telescope—an instrument aboard the Neil Gehrels Swift Observatory satellite, launched into low Earth orbit in 2004—detected a sequence of gamma radiation bursts from the remnants of an ancient star within our galaxy, 30,000 light years from Earth.

Florida Woman Finds Megalodon Tooth While Out Walking Her Dog

A woman discovered a megalodon tooth while walking her dog in the Eglin Reservation, northwest Florida, earlier this month.

Snapchat Down: App Suffers Global Problems As Users Can’t See Pictures, Refresh Accounts

A surge of connectivity issues was recorded at picture-sharing app Snapchat today, with users in the U.S. and Europe appearing to be affected.

As U.S. and China Clash Over 5G, This Swedish Company Could Be the Big...

As the U.S. clashes with Chinese tech company Huawei—a key player in the rollout of 5G—one Swedish company is positioning itself to thrive.

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60,000 ‘Civic Assistants’ in Italy Will be Paid to Enforce Social Distancing After Weekend...

Chairs were thrown. Fights erupted. Pedestrians crowded promenades and vehicles chocked streets from Turin to Naples.

First U.S. Monument to Puerto Rican Veterans Vandalized Over Memorial Day Weekend

A pillar marking the first-ever memorial built on the U.S. mainland in honor of Puerto Rican veterans was knocked to the ground this Memorial Day weekend, sparking anger and sadness among veterans.

Brazil Coronavirus Cases Quadruple in May as Jair Bolsonaro Plays Down U.S. Travel Restrictions

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro appeared to play down concerns around the U.S.'s new travel restrictions on Brazil on Sunday, as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the South American country soared past 360,000.