Europe

EU regulators expected to unconditionally approve Facebook's acquisition of WhatsApp

According to a Reuters report published on Thursday, social network Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp instant messaging app is likely to receive the unconditional approval of regulators in the European Union
(EU).

European Scientists Synthesize New Cousin of Graphene, Germanene

A team of European research scientists have successfully synthesized the 2-D material germanene dubbed as 'cousin of graphene'. Germanene does not exist in nature and is made up of a single layer of germanium atoms that are deposited onto a substrate, in a vacuum at high temperature.

European Space Agency to zero in on safe landing site for Philae

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA) have revealed that if all goes as per plan, then Philae, a lander riding aboard the agency's Rosetta spacecraft, will touch down on its target - the Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on November 11. It is the first time any space agency will attempt soft comet landing.

Researchers Discover Cave Art Created by Neanderthals

Researchers have discovered the cave art created by Neanderthals in Gorham's cave above the Mediterranean Sea. The art work dates back to at least 39,000 years.

The researchers were not able to find out what the Neanderthal artists may have been trying to say with this geometric carving but they have devoted their lot of time to know how it was made.

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