Other Science & Environment News
Japan experts mull rules on animal-human embryos18/6/2013 10:37
Japanese experts were Tuesday set to discuss rules for experiments with animal-human embryos, as scientists seek permission for tests that could see human organs produced inside the growing body of an animal.
Russia fetes 50th anniversary of first woman in space16/6/2013 15:52
Russia celebrated Sunday the 50th anniversary of the maiden flight of the first woman in space - a Soviet national hero who went by the call name "Seagull" and captured the imaginations of girls around the world.
Solar plane lands in Washington on US tour16/6/2013 13:01
The solar-powered Solar Impulse aircraft landed near the US capital early Sunday on the second to last leg of its cross-country journey, organizers said.
Adidas announces 'low-waste' running shoe16/6/2013 8:43
The brand is expanding a technology that it says uses no water during the dye process to a range of tees, as well as introducing a "low-waste" running shoe, made from recycled materials.
Will flying bikes take off?14/6/2013 10:05
A group of designers from the Czech Republic have found a novel way for cyclists to beat the rush hour traffic - flying over it
Peaceful role for drones explored at TED conference13/6/2013 14:38
Unmanned drones, instead of being harbingers of death, should become a vital technological tool in the conservation fight and in delivering vital goods to remote areas, the TEDGlobal conference in Edinburgh heard on Wednesday.