Science and technology

September 7, 2017

After exploring Saturn, Cassini faces a fiery end

On a mission to the end ON SEPTEMBER 11th, around 1.2bn kilometres from Earth, Cassini, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years, […]
September 7, 2017

After exploring Saturn, Cassini faces a fiery end

On a mission to the end ON SEPTEMBER 11th, around 1.2bn kilometres from Earth, Cassini, a robotic spacecraft that has been orbiting Saturn for 13 years, […]
September 7, 2017

Antibiotic resistance in fish farms is passed on from fish food

THE mucky sediment below fish farms usually teems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The presence of such bacteria is a cause of increasing concern because resistance can limit […]
September 6, 2017

Advances in AI are used to spot signs of sexuality

MODERN artificial intelligence is much feted. But its talents boil down to a superhuman ability to spot patterns in large volumes of data. Facebook has used […]