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Chinese scientists develop new material for water purification Chinese scientists develop new material for water purification

A research program led by Professor Zhang Lin with the Zhejiang University developed the membrane formed by nanoscale bubbles and tubes


NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep NASA launches InSight spacecraft to Mars to dig down deep

InSight will dig deeper into Mars than ever before — nearly 16 feet, or 5 metres — to take the planet’s temperature


SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship returns to Earth SpaceX's Dragon cargo ship returns to Earth

The white supply vessel detached from the orbiting outpost at 1323 GMT, fired its engines three times and slowly began its journey to Earth


NASA blasts off Mars-bound spacecraft to study quakes NASA blasts off Mars-bound spacecraft to study quakes

NASA blasts off a $993 million spaceship called InSight designed to study quakes on Mars


NASA counts down to liftoff of Mars lander, InSight NASA counts down to liftoff of Mars lander, InSight

The spacecraft was scheduled to blast off atop an Atlas V rocket at 4:05 am Pacific time (1105 GMT) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California


One scientist's 30-year quest to get under Mars' skin One scientist's 30-year quest to get under Mars' skin

Lognonne's cherubic features are framed by a mop of shoulder-length auburn hair, a grizzled beard and white sideburns


Twitter tells 330 million users to change their passwords Twitter tells users to change passwords

The social network said an internal investigation had found no indication passwords were stolen or misused by insiders


International Radar Expo to be held in east China city International Radar Expo to be held in east China city

The expo will display radar systems as well as equipment and technology in spaceflight, aviation, ships and boats, weapons and other fields


Google introduces first-ever VR/360-degree doodle Google introduces first-ever VR/360-degree doodle

Search engine giant Google on Thursday created a Virtual Reality (VR) – 360 degree interactive…


Facebook messaging app adds real time translations Facebook messaging app adds real time translations

Buyers and sellers in Marketplace at Messenger will be able to communicate across languages


NASA sending robotic geologist to Mars to dig super deep NASA sending robotic geologist to Mars to dig super deep

The Mars InSight spacecraft, set to launch this weekend, will also take the planet's pulse by making the first measurements of "marsquakes"


Facebook CEO pledges to ‘keep building’ in no-apology address Facebook CEO pledges to ‘keep building’ in no-apology address

Zuckerberg sought to project a “we’re all in this together” mood


Zuckerberg says Facebook to add dating service Zuckerberg says Facebook to add dating service

"People already use Facebook to meet new people, and we want to make that experience better," the California-based titan says in a statement


WhatsApp co-founder leaving Facebook WhatsApp co-founder leaving Facebook

Jan Koum on Monday put out word that he is leaving Facebook, which bought the smartphone messaging service four years ago for $19 billion


T-Mobile, Sprint to form new company: CEO T-Mobile, Sprint to form new company: CEO

Together they would have about 131 million subscribers, virtually matching second-ranked AT&T

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