August 31, 2017

The first quantum-cryptographic satellite network will be Chinese

IN THE never-ending arms race between encryptors and eavesdroppers, many of those on the side that is trying to keep messages secret are betting on quantum […]
August 31, 2017

Microscopic lasers may stop tumours spreading around the body

Set spasers to “kill” IT IS more than 50 years since “Fantastic Voyage” hit the silver screen. The film’s premise, shrinking a submarine and her crew […]
August 31, 2017

Robotic flippers reveal how plesiosaurs swam

Plesiosaurs roamed Earth’s oceans for nearly 150m years, until their extinction 66m years ago. They were propelled by four equal-sized flippers, unlike any animal alive today. […]
August 31, 2017

Explosions at flooded Texas chemical plant

Two explosions and plumes of black smoke were reported at a flooded chemical plant in Crosby, Texas on Thursday, officials said. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us