Posts Categorized: Science & Technology

Russia, US agree to create 1st lunar space station

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As part of a long-term venture to send humans to Mars, the US and Russia have agreed to team up to build a crewed spaceport called Deep Space Gateway in lunar orbit. “The partners intend to develop international technical standards which will be used later, in particular to create a space station in lunar orbit,” […]

Apple unveils new products, including $1000 iPhoneX

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Apple has unveiled a new flagship phone, the iPhone X, which has been described “the biggest leap forward” since the original iPhone was released 10 years ago. During an event at the new campus theater named for the late Apple co-founder, Steve Jobs, on Tuesday, Apple chief executive Tim Cook announced the top-of-line handset the […]

Scientists develop a small surgery robot

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Scientists have developed the world’s smallest surgical robot, an achievement that could bring about a major transformation in medical operations. The robot, called Versius, was built by a team consisting of 100 UK scientists and engineers gathered in Cambridgeshire, The Guardian reported on Sunday. They applied low-cost technology originally used in smart mobile phones and […]

Google to stop scanning email for advertising data

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Google will stop scanning the emails of free Gmail accounts to collect data for targeted advertising, the company said Friday in a surprise announcement. For years, Google scanned users emails for data that was used by advertisers to serve more personalized ads. A user who received a lot of emails about dogs may have seen […]