AFP (June 27, 2013) Protesters greet a vessel under armed guard and loaded with reprocessed nuclear fuel from France as it arrives at a Japanese port, the first such shipment since the Fukushima ... watch video
AFP (Dec. 5, 2015) A ship carrying 25 tonnes of radioactive waste reprocessed in France arrives back in Australia, as activists warn against the vast nation becoming a nuclear dumping ground.
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AFP (Sep. 27, 2016) A tanker carrying the first shipment of shale gas from the United States arrives in Britain, where there are currently no commercial fracking operations because of fierce public opposition.
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AP (Feb. 20, 2013) Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Chicago have turned science fiction into reality with a wraparound virtual reality system where researchers can take a walk through their data. ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 14, 2013) Airplanes fly over the head of 25 llamas, donkeys, goats and sheep used to keep the grass cut at Chicago's O'Hare airport on August 13, 2013. The airport authority has hired the herd to help it ... watch video
Sep. 26, 2016 Researchers have shown that they can inject nanoparticles into an injured joint and suppress inflammation immediately following an injury, reducing the destruction of cartilage and lowering the risk ... read more
Sep. 27, 2016 Nanofibers are more absorbent and better for the environment, say researchers, who note that their new material would have less of an environmental impact and be safer for ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 A high-tech twist has been put on the ancient art of fiber spinning, using modern materials to create ultra-strong, powerful, shape-shifting yarns. A new report describes the ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 A team of scientists studying solar cells made from cadmium telluride, a promising alternative to silicon, has discovered that microscopic "fault lines" within and between ... read more
Sep. 26, 2016 A low-temperature process has been developed that has opened a window on the ability to combine incompatible materials, such as ceramics and plastics, into new, useful compound ... read more
Dec. 18, 2014 Illinois is the most critical hub in the network of US domestic food transfers, according to a new study. According to the report, the US food network moves more than 400 million tons of food ... read more
Aug. 14, 2014 Two giant Aldabra tortoises (Geochelone gigantean) are now grazing outside Zoo Center at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo. Both tortoises are males; one weighs approximately 400 pounds ... read more
Mar. 11, 2013 Physicians and parents must be aware of the growing danger of magnet ingestion by children because magnets can adhere to each other and cause life-threatening problems such as bowel perforations, a ... read more