In preparation for the 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, the Tokyo metropolitan government plans to install solar roads to make the city more eco-friendly.
Science & Technology
According to a study published June 8 in The Astronomical Journal, Indian astronomers found an exoplanet smaller than Saturn but bigger than Neptune some 600 light-years away.
According to a report released June 8 by the World Wildlife Fund, the tourists who visit the Mediterranean every year cause a 40 percent increase in marine litter.
European scientists are genetically engineering plants to produce insect pheromones that will frustrate their breeding attempts, thus protecting crops from insect destruction without the use of pesticides.
Two studies published June 7 in the journal Science suggests NASA’s Curiosity rover found methane and organic matter on Mars.
MyHeritage announced June 4 that email addresses and hashed passwords belonging to more than 92 million users were leaked.
A study published June 4 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests the moon is moving away from Earth and causing days to lengthen by 1/75,000 of a second each year.
Scientists think they’ve found an on/off switch for sugar cravings in mice. They published their findings in Nature on May 30.
Thailand’s space research agency wants to send the world’s smelliest fruit into outer space by July.
Archaeologists working at the Pompeii site in southern Italy released a picture May 29 of a newly-discovered victim of the Mount Vesuvius eruption of 79 AD.