How humanity plans to build a permanent base on the moon

How humanity plans to build a permanent base on the moon

How humanity plans to build a permanent base on the moon
Next Animation Studio
Bird populations in North America have declined by 2.9 billion since 1970, study finds

Bird populations in North America have declined by 2.9 billion since 1970, study finds

New research has concluded that the bird population in North America has declined by 29 percent since 1970.The study stated that almost 90 percent of the loss included common birds such as sparrows, blackbirds and swallows.
Next Animation Studio
New Philadelphia tower aims for LEED Silver certification

New Philadelphia tower aims for LEED Silver certification

U.S.-based design firm Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and real estate company Brandywine Realty Trust have unveiled designs for a pair of towers in University City in West Philadelphia as part of the Schuylkill Yards development project.
Next Animation Studio
New York borough Staten Island building seawall to prepare for climate change

New York borough Staten Island building seawall to prepare for climate change

As climate change brings with it the threat of increasingly violent storms, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New York State plan to begin construction of a seawall in 2020 to fortify Staten Island's coastline.
Next Animation Studio
NOAA proposes plan to expand killer whale habitat

NOAA proposes plan to expand killer whale habitat

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued a proposal to extend critical habitat for the Southern Resident killer whales to better protect the whales as their population continues to decline.
Next Animation Studio
The Secret Service has formally requested two jet skis to better protect the first family

The Secret Service has formally requested two jet skis to better protect the first family

The Secret Service has formally requested the purchase of two Kawasaki jet skis and one dual trailer to better protect President Donald Trump's family when they participate in water sports.
Next Animation Studio
Drones and missiles used in Saudi oil attack launched from Iran

Drones and missiles used in Saudi oil attack launched from Iran

Investigators in Saudi Arabia and the U.S. say there's a "very high probability" that the Saudi oil attack originated from Iran. A source told CNN that U.S.
Next Animation Studio
Newly identified salamander species may be the world's largest amphibian

Newly identified salamander species may be the world's largest amphibian

Researchers in London have identified a new species of salamander that may be the largest amphibian alive today.
Next Animation Studio
Here's why it is so difficult to attempt a moon landing

Here's why it is so difficult to attempt a moon landing

Both Israel and India failed to successfully land lunar probes on the moon earlier this year because of a chain of malfunctions that occurred during the final stages of descent.Israel's Beresheet lander crashed during a landing attempt on April 11.
Next Animation Studio
Chicxulub crater rocks reveal details of asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs

Chicxulub crater rocks reveal details of asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs

A new study led by the University of Texas at Austin analyzed core samples from the Chicxulub crater and used it to assemble a timeline of what happened after the dinosaur-killing asteroid crashed into Earth.
Next Animation Studio
Genetically modified mosquitoes pass on deadly gene to native mosquitoes, study finds

Genetically modified mosquitoes pass on deadly gene to native mosquitoes, study finds

Researchers from Yale University have found that an experiment to release transgenic mosquitoes in Brazil as a way to reduce the mosquito population has backfired.
Next Animation Studio
Filipino village trades plastic waste for rice

Filipino village trades plastic waste for rice

Bayanan village is fighting plastic waste by giving its residents one kilogram of rice for every 2 kilograms of plastic waste they bring in. The plastic waste is then transferred over to the government, Reuters reports.
Next Animation Studio
Massive algae bloom spurred by lava from Kilauea eruption

Massive algae bloom spurred by lava from Kilauea eruption

New research has found that the Kilauea eruption last year caused an influx of lava into the North Pacific Ocean which in turn triggered a large algae bloom.
Next Animation Studio
Iran rejects U.S. claims that it is behind Saudi oil attack

Iran rejects U.S. claims that it is behind Saudi oil attack

Iran has dismissed accusations from the United States that it was behind the recent attacks on Saudi energy facilities.
Next Animation Studio
Futuristic panel generates electricity in the dark

Futuristic panel generates electricity in the dark

A joint study from the University of California Los Angeles and Stanford University demonstrates a way to generate electricity in the dark by use of a thermoelectric generator device.
Next Animation Studio
Interstellar comet seen approaching our solar system

Interstellar comet seen approaching our solar system

A newly discovered comet is the second interstellar object to ever be detected approaching our solar system.According to NASA's jet propulsion laboratory, comet C/2019 Q4 was first spotted by Ukrainian amateur astronomer Gennady Borisov on August 30.
Next Animation Studio
Hong Kong police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters

Hong Kong police fire tear gas and water cannons at protesters

Hong Kong police fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse protesters, after alleged petrol bombs and rocks were thrown at government buildings on Sunday.
Next Animation Studio
Water detected in atmosphere of potentially habitable exoplanet

Water detected in atmosphere of potentially habitable exoplanet

Scientists have found water for the first time on a potentially habitable exoplanet.According to the Washington Post, exoplanet K2-18b is twice as big as Earth, with eight times its mass.
Next Animation Studio
A Micro Harvest Moon is coming this Friday 13th

A Micro Harvest Moon is coming this Friday 13th

A micro harvest moon will be visible on Friday, September 13, when the moon reaches its apogee. The moon's orbit is an elliptical one, which, from the eyes of an observer on earth, causes variations to the moon's size.
Next Animation Studio
Google faces antitrust probe from 50 U.S. attorneys general

Google faces antitrust probe from 50 U.S. attorneys general

Nearly every U.S. state is participating in a new antitrust probe targeting search giant Google.
Next Animation Studio
Google files patent for smart baby monitor

Google files patent for smart baby monitor

Google has filed a patent to use artificial intelligence to monitor babies, CNBC reports, citing the newly published patent application.The company could use an HD video monitor and its A.I. engines to detect if a baby is feeling uncomfortable.The A.
Next Animation Studio
Apple disputes Google's iPhone hacking report

Apple disputes Google's iPhone hacking report

Apple issued a strongly worded statement on September 6 calling into question Google's recently published research about a widespread hacking operation targeting iPhones.
Next Animation Studio
Trapped crew members rescued from capsized Golden Ray cargo ship

Trapped crew members rescued from capsized Golden Ray cargo ship

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued all crew members of a cargo ship that overturned off the Georgia coast.
Next Animation Studio
China begins release of emergency pork reserves due to African swine fever epidemic

China begins release of emergency pork reserves due to African swine fever epidemic

As the African swine fever epidemic has already wiped out one third of the pig population in China, the Chinese government is releasing frozen pork from its emergency pork reserves to keep prices down.
Next Animation Studio
Chinese-style social credit system being implemented in Silicon Valley

Chinese-style social credit system being implemented in Silicon Valley

Private tech companies in Silicon Valley punishing and rewarding the behavior of their clients in a manner similar to China's social credit system, as detailed in a report by business magazine Fast Company.
Next Animation Studio
Flying taxi performs first test flight at an international airport

Flying taxi performs first test flight at an international airport

German aviation startup company Volocopter successfully performed a test flight at Helsinki Airport on August 29.
Next Animation Studio
China's Uyghur Muslims targeted in phone hacking operation: Report

China's Uyghur Muslims targeted in phone hacking operation: Report

A new report has uncovered mass digital surveillance of Uyghurs, a Muslim minority ethnic group in China.
Next Animation Studio
U.S. manufacturing contracts for first time in three years

U.S. manufacturing contracts for first time in three years

The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said U.S. manufacturing activity declined for the first time in three years, amid trade tensions with China.The Institute for Supply Management's U.S.
Next Animation Studio
Iran to develop centrifuges for uranium enrichment

Iran to develop centrifuges for uranium enrichment

Tehran is taking another step away from a 2015 nuclear accord by planning new nuclear centrifuges for enriching uranium.
Next Animation Studio
Brain scans reveal how humans have shaped dogs' brains

Brain scans reveal how humans have shaped dogs' brains

A new study has found that the role for which a dog is bred is also reflected in their brain structure.The Washington Post reports that selective breeding by humans has led to diverse physical and behavioral variations in dogs.
Next Animation Studio
Microplastic particles found in Lake Tahoe

Microplastic particles found in Lake Tahoe

New research has uncovered microplastic particles from the depths of Lake Tahoe.Scientists from the Desert Research Institute collected water samples from Lake Tahoe and found microplastic particles in them for the first time.
Next Animation Studio
Why Hurricane Dorian's path is so hard to predict

Why Hurricane Dorian's path is so hard to predict

The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hurricane Dorian had initially been forecast to directly hit Florida's east coast. But the next day, forecasts showed the storm's center drifting east of the state, and then later edging a bit back to the west.
Next Animation Studio
Microplastics found in human stool samples: Study

Microplastics found in human stool samples: Study

A new study has found small pieces of plastic, ranging from 50 to 500 micrometers in size, present in human stool samples.Researchers from the Medical University of Vienna tested fecal samples from eight different participants aged 33 to 65.
Next Animation Studio
China's lunar rover discovers gel-like substance on far side of the moon

China's lunar rover discovers gel-like substance on far side of the moon

China's Chang'e 4 mission has found an unusually colored gel-like substance on the far side of the moon.Space.com reports that on July 28, the Yutu-2 lunar rover had been exploring the far side of the moon.
Next Animation Studio
U.S. could soon open Alaska's Tongass National Forest for business

U.S. could soon open Alaska's Tongass National Forest for business

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is pushing for the commercialization of America's largest national forest for potential mining and logging opportunities.
Next Animation Studio
iPhones are being hacked by malicious websites: Google

iPhones are being hacked by malicious websites: Google

Google's Project Zero has uncovered a hacking operation in which websites carry malware that steal sensitive data from iPhones if users simply visit the site.
Next Animation Studio
NASA attaches autonomous mini helicopter to Mars 2020 rover mission

NASA attaches autonomous mini helicopter to Mars 2020 rover mission

NASA's engineers have connected a small helicopter to the bottom of the Mars 2020 rover.A cover will shield the mini helicopter from debris as the rover lands on Mars' surface, according to NASA.
Next Animation Studio
What is prorogation and what does it mean for Brexit?

What is prorogation and what does it mean for Brexit?

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to prorogue parliament. Here's what that means and why it's important.According to The Guardian, prorogation is a formal mechanism to end a session of parliament.
Next Animation Studio
Nestle plans to take 1.1 million gallons of water from Florida spring

Nestle plans to take 1.1 million gallons of water from Florida spring

Nestle sparked outrage among environmentalists over plans to take water from a spring in Florida.According to the Guardian, Nestle is seeking permission to pump over 1.
Next Animation Studio
US tries to block 8,000-mile Google and Facebook undersea cable over security concerns

US tries to block 8,000-mile Google and Facebook undersea cable over security concerns

Google's 8,000-mile subsea cable, known as the Pacific Light Cable Network, plans to provide ultra high capacity internet transmissions between Los Angeles and Hong Kong by using new fiber optics with a capacity of up to 120 terabytes of data per ...
Next Animation Studio
Tattoo needles leave behind metal particles that spread to lymph nodes, study finds

Tattoo needles leave behind metal particles that spread to lymph nodes, study finds

A new study published in the journal Particle and Fiber Toxicology has found that tattoo needles deposit metal particles such as nickel and chromium into the skin during the tattooing process.
Next Animation Studio
Indonesia to relocate capital city to Borneo island

Indonesia to relocate capital city to Borneo island

President Joko Widodo has announced plans to shift Indonesia's capital city from Jakarta to the province of East Kalimantan on Borneo island.
Next Animation Studio
US preparing against cyber attacks for 2020 elections

US preparing against cyber attacks for 2020 elections

The U.S. government is increasing its efforts to protect election databases and electoral systems from hackers in the run-up to next year's presidential elections, Reuters reports.
Next Animation Studio
Enormous floating pumice raft could help save the Great Barrier Reef

Enormous floating pumice raft could help save the Great Barrier Reef

An enormous floating raft of volcanic rocks is drifting along the Pacific Ocean towards Australia, where it could help with the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef's corals.
Next Animation Studio
China is getting ready to collect DNA samples from its citizens

China is getting ready to collect DNA samples from its citizens

China is gearing up to collect DNA from its citizens on a nationwide scale.According to a Radio Free Asia report, local governments in China are spending millions of yuan on DNA sampling kits, testing instruments, sequencers, and other tools.
Next Animation Studio
Feeding cows pink seaweed could reduce their methane emissions

Feeding cows pink seaweed could reduce their methane emissions

Australian scientists have found a pink seaweed that can help reduce methane emissions from cows.According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, microbes in cows' stomachs produce methane as part of normal digestive processes.
Next Animation Studio
Even nicotine-free e-cigarettes can harm blood flow, study finds

Even nicotine-free e-cigarettes can harm blood flow, study finds

New research has found that vaping temporarily is enough to impact the body's blood vessels.Scientists from the University of Pennsylvania asked 31 nonsmoking participants to inhale electronic cigarettes 16 times for three seconds each.
Next Animation Studio
NASA announces mission to study Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA announces mission to study Jupiter's moon Europa

NASA has announced plans to launch the Europa Clipper space mission to examine Jupiter's icy moon Europa by 2025.The mission aims to identify whether or not life could exist on Europa, according to the U.S. space agency's website.
Next Animation Studio