How financial initiatives that tackle global warming can make a real impact

Awareness and concern over climate change and its impacts has risen sharply in recent years. According…

Forecasting the hunt for the first supermassive black holes

It is believed that the formation and growth of most galaxies across the history of the…

Amazon to employees: We'll pay you to quit and haul packages

Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition:…

China auto sales slump continues in April

China car sales fell 14.6 percent in April, an official industry association said on Monday, extending…

Give 'em shell: turtles stick neck out for Japan rice forecast

In an ancient ceremony that occurs only once every imperial era, Japanese palace courtiers in traditional…

Indigenous Australians take government to UN over climate change

Indigenous residents of low-lying islands off northern Australia will submit a landmark complaint with the United…

Strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Panama: USGS

A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit Panama on Sunday near the border with Costa Rica, the US…

Toshiba net profit up on chip business sale

Struggling Japanese engineering firm Toshiba on Monday reported improved full-year net profit thanks to the sale…

San Francisco may ban police, city use of facial recognition

San Francisco is on track to become the first U.S. city to ban the use of…

Teachers predict pupil success just as well as exam scores

New research from King’s College London finds that teacher assessments are equally as reliable as standardised…