0109 GMT August 20, 2017
Perseid meteor shower set to peak at weekend
The Perseid meteor shower will peak over the weekend, giving stargazers the opportunity to spot scores of shooting stars in the sky.
A smoother ride over troubled waters
Boating through choppy waters can be an exciting but physically exhausting experience.
Scientists predict chemicals hiding beneath Neptune's icy surface
Thanks to a new computer model, planetary scientists now have a better idea of the types of chemicals hiding beneath Neptune's icy surface.
Moon had a magnetic field longer than thought
The moon had a magnetic field for at least two billion years, or maybe longer.
Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse
With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into nagging overdrive.
Climate change is shifting when Europe’s rivers flood
Across Europe, rivers aren’t flooding when they used to.
Crank the AC, cut in-car pollution
New research suggested the best way to minimize your pollution exposure on the commute to and from work is to crank the air conditioning in your vehicle.
Dutch students create own biodegradable car
What's made of sugar, can carry four people and travel at 50km per hour? A biodegradable car, whose inventors said could be the next step in environmentally friendly motoring.
China to host world robotics confab
Nearly 300 artificial intelligent (AI) specialists and representatives of over 150 robot enterprises will gather in Beijing from August 23 to 27 for the World Robot Conference 2017.
Lizard venom could yield blood clot treatment breakthrough
Scientists have created a variety of medicines using compounds discovered in the venoms of snakes, frogs, snails, jellyfish and other animals.
All rights reserved by iran Daily Online Copyright