Science

Russia’s Proton-M rockets to be out of service for several months

Russia’s Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin confirmed on Saturday that the nation’s powerful Proton-M rockets will be out of service for the next several months due to certain engine issues.

Study pinpoints genes responsible for tomato’s distinctive taste & flavor

Agriculture scientists have successfully created tomatoes over the last few decades that have better shelf life and firmness and resistance to disease.

Scientists add two extra letters to life’s genetic code

An international team of scientists from the United States, France and China have created bacteria that flourish using an expanded genetic code/alphabet.

Contextual warning shrinks fake news’ power to influence: study

A contextual warning can help a lot in shrinking fake news or information’s power to influence people, according to a new strategy suggested by a team of international researchers.

Ash tree-killing pest discovered in southwest Missouri

A bright green pest that is lethal to ash trees has been found in rural Laclede County and it is continuing to spread across Missouri, the state’s Department of Conservation has confirmed.

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