Report says NASA lost historical artifacts due to lax procedures

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Report says NASA lost historical artifacts due to lax procedures AP Photo/Richard Drew NASA’s Office of Inspector General has released a new report detailing shortcomings in how the agency manages its historical items, The Verge reports. Over the years, NASA has apparently…

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NBC Sports adds ‘Snow Pass’ to its hyper-specific streaming options

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NBC Sports adds ‘Snow Pass’ to its hyper-specific streaming options SIPA USA/PA Images NBC Sports announced “Snow Pass” today, which is the latest in hyper-specific sports streaming packages on NBC Sports Gold. Snow Pass includes over 700 hours of live coverage for…

Ford is the first company to test self-driving cars in Washington, DC

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Ford is the first company to test self-driving cars in Washington, DC Ford Washington, DC has taken some steps to govern self-driving cars, but now it’s finally going to see those cars in action. Ford and its partner Argo AI have unveiled…

Intellivision’s Amico is the latest retro console revival

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Intellivision’s Amico is the latest retro console revival Intellivision Intellivision, the video game maker that didn’t survive the ’80s, is back and ready to build something new on top of gaming nostalgia. After teasing the idea earlier this year, the company has…

Uber’s drone-based food delivery could begin in 2021

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Uber’s drone-based food delivery could begin in 2021 At this year’s Uber Elevate Summit in May, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi discussed the possibility of a drone-based food delivery service. Now, it looks like a job posting has hinted that the company is looking…

Cryptocurrency funds still have questions about controversial Bitfinex and Tether

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Cryptocurrency funds still have questions about controversial Bitfinex and Tether Cryptocurrency firms Tether and Bitfinex continue to face scrutiny from investors after a so-called stablecoin proved less than stable earlier this month. Tether, the company that issues the U.S. dollar-denominated stablecoin, which…

Richard Branson steps down as Virgin Hyperloop One chairman

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Richard Branson steps down as Virgin Hyperloop One chairman Virgin Hyperloop One Richard Branson is stepping down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One. He confirmed the decision to Reuters, claiming that the company needs a more heavily involved leader on its mission…

‘Devil May Cry 5’ fans in Japan get insane $8,000 bundle

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‘Devil May Cry 5’ fans in Japan get insane $8,000 bundle If you plan on dressing up as Dante for Halloween, this is the jacket to get. Camcom has announced a new Devil May Cry 5 “Ultra Limited Edition” bundle via its…

Availability of nitrogen to plants is declining as climate warms

Availability of nitrogen to plants is declining as climate warms

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Availability of nitrogen to plants is declining as climate warms Researchers have found that global changes, including warming temperatures and increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, are causing a decrease in the availability of a key nutrient for terrestrial plants….

Fracking wastewater accumulation found in freshwater mussels’ shells

Fracking wastewater accumulation found in freshwater mussels’ shells

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Fracking wastewater accumulation found in freshwater mussels’ shells Elevated concentrations of strontium, an element associated with oil and gas wastewaters, have accumulated in the shells of freshwater mussels downstream from fracking wastewater disposal sites, according to researchers from Penn State and Union…

Genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi: Researchers build a genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi

Genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi: Researchers build a genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi

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Genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi: Researchers build a genetic profile for a section of Aspergillus fungi There are millions of fungal species, and those few hundred found in the Aspergillus genus play important roles in areas ranging from industrial…

Faraday Future confirms layoffs and wage cuts as struggles continue

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Faraday Future confirms layoffs and wage cuts as struggles continue Bloomberg via Getty Images The future of Faraday Future is starting to look bleak. The electric car startup has laid off part of its workforce and is slashed the wages of its…

Spotify tests feature that highlights new releases

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Spotify tests feature that highlights new releases NurPhoto via Getty Images Spotify appears to be testing a new feature called What’s New that surfaces newly released music from artists you listen to, The Verge reports. A handful of Spotify users have reported…

New agent against anthrax: Reprogramming of human siderocalin to neutralize petrobactin

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New agent against anthrax: Reprogramming of human siderocalin to neutralize petrobactin A team led by Professor Arne Skerra at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has developed an innovative strategy for preventing the anthrax bacterium from absorbing iron, which is crucial for…

Asian elephants could be the maths kings of the jungle: Experimental evidence shows that Asian elephants possess numerical skills similar to those in humans

Asian elephants could be the maths kings of the jungle: Experimental evidence shows that Asian elephants possess numerical skills similar to those in humans

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Asian elephants could be the maths kings of the jungle: Experimental evidence shows that Asian elephants possess numerical skills similar to those in humans Asian elephants demonstrate numeric ability which is closer to that observed in humans rather than in other animals….