0531 GMT July 23, 2018
Elon Musk shows off 'tool' for Mars-colonizing spaceship
SpaceX's Mars spaceship apparently won't be a mere concept vehicle for much longer.
Scientists develop 3D conic device to increase solar-thermal conversion
Chinese scientists have developed a new device of 3D hollow-cone structure that can greatly increase the solar-thermal conversion efficiency.
A heavyweight solution for lighter-weight combat vehicles
Researchers at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have developed and successfully tested a novel process — called Friction Stir Dovetailing — that joins thick plates of aluminum to steel.
NASA offers 4K tour of the Moon
NASA has updated the video tour of the Moon first created by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter in 2011.
This is how norovirus invades the body
How a nasty, contagious stomach virus lays claim to the digestive system just got a little less mysterious.
Could holey silicon be the holy grail of electronics?
Electronics miniaturization has put high-powered computing capability into the hands of ordinary people, but the ongoing downsizing of integrated circuits is challenging engineers to come up with new ways to thwart component overheating.
Sweden installs section of electrified road
A team making up the eRoadArlanda project has announced that they have electrified a section of road near Stockholm, which will be tested by a battery-powered test truck.
Study pinpoints type of gene regulation essential to evolution
It's not new genetic coding, but how genes are regulated and expressed, that enables new adaptions, which are the physiological experiments that enable evolution and spawn new species.
More frequent droughts mean fewer flowers for bees
As the planet warms and droughts grow longer and more frequent, as predicted by climate scientists, bees are likely to find fewer flowers to get nectar.
Climate change dials down Atlantic Ocean heating system
A significant shift in the system of ocean currents that helps keep parts of Europe warm could send temperatures in the UK lower, scientists found.
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