Satellite images have revealed 11 previously unknown emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica, boosting the number of known colonies of the imperiled birds by 20 percent.
Throng of new penguin colonies in Antarctica spotted from space
An investor group managing more than $16 trillion on Wednesday launched the world’s first step-by-step plan to help pension funds and others align their portfolios with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
Investors launch climate plan to get to net zero emissions by 2050
SpaceX successfully completed a flight of less than a minute of the largest prototype ever tested of the future rocket Starship, which the company hopes to use one day to colonize Mars.
SpaceX completes test flight of Mars rocket prototype
WhatsApp introduced a feature allowing users to check the contents of viral messages in the latest move to root out disinformation and fake news being spread on the Facebook-owned service.
WhatsApp launches fact-check feature aimed at viral messages
New detailed observations with National Science Foundation’s (NSF) NOIRLab facilities in the US reveal a young exoplanet, orbiting a young star in the Hyades cluster, that is unusually dense for its size and age. Weighing in at 25 Earth-masses, and slightly smaller than Neptune, this exoplanet's existence is at odds with the predictions of leading planet formation theories.
Surprisingly dense exoplanet challenges planet formation theories
When scientists first unearthed fossils of a horned dinosaur called Centrosaurus in the badlands of Dinosaur Provincial Park in Canada’s Alberta Province in 1989, they spotted a badly malformed leg bone they figured was a healed fracture.
'Gnarly' tumor shows dinosaurs got cancer, too
Singapore researchers have developed an “electronic skin” capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope will allow people with prosthetic limbs to detect objects, as well as feel texture, or even temperature and pain.
Scientists create artificial skin able to feel
Current and former Facebook moderators called for the unprecedented advertiser boycott of the site to be extended to prove that the action is more than a “PR stunt.”
Facebook moderators call for advertiser boycott to be extended
Shakespeare once wrote that the "eyes are the window to your soul." But scientists have found it challenging to peer into the brain to see how it derives meaning from a look into another's eyes.
An averted glance gives a glimpse of mind behind eyes
Europe is sitting on a wealth of data that is the 21st century equivalent of a precious metal mine during the gold rush.
US 'cloud' supremacy has Europe worried about data

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