Tag Archives: US

Following Fidel

On Friday, 25th of November, President Raúl Castro of Cuba announced his elder brother and predecessor to the title, Fidel Castro,    ... more

Political evolution

In the weeks since the release of the now infamous recording of Donald Trump in conversation with Billy Bush regarding women    ... more

A mammoth task

A team of researchers at the University of Chicago carried out the first in-depth analysis of the woolly mammoth genome recently.    ... more

Broad strokes

A new test might be able to detect every virus that someone has ever harboured from a single drop of blood.    ... more

Shape-shifting, scuttling, microbots

Researchers from MIT and Technische Universität München unfurled an untethered miniature origami robot that self-folds, walks, swims, and degrades at ICRA    ... more

Refreshing the memory

According to new research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), memories that have “vanished” through amnesia might now possibly be restored.    ... more

Teenage breakthrough

As a 15-year-old sophomore at North County High School, Maryland, US, Jack Andraka may be far from an average young man.    ... more

Bridging an ancient gap

Within deep hydrothermal vents beneath the Arctic Ocean, scientists have discovered an organism that may be the evolutionary link between simple    ... more

Ahead of the pack

A newly discovered type of stem cell may allow human organ tissue to be grown inside large animals for research and    ... more

A rush of blood

Scientists have discovered an enzyme that may be able to change a person’s blood type by cutting away antigens in types    ... more

Age before science

Scientists may have learned how to reverse human ageing. Researchers from the Salk Institute in the US and the Chinese Academy    ... more

Hot off the press

A team at the University of Utah has just announced the discovery of a vast magma reservoir underneath Yellowstone National Park    ... more

Involving different voices

For the first time in decades, Cuba’s municipal elections have involved two opposition candidates. In what has been seen as an    ... more

A snapshot of the future

Researchers at Columbia Engineering have invented the world’s first prototype video camera that is fully self-powered. It is capable of producing    ... more

An idle brain

Researchers at Northwestern University in the US appear to have progressed brain-like’ computing further than ever before. The human brain –    ... more

The race begins

The Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has entered the race for the White House by launching her bid to    ... more

An improving relationship

US President Barack Obama has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in what is seen as a key step in the    ... more

A star springs to life

Complex organic molecules, the building blocks of life, have been detected in a young star system for the first time. The    ... more

NASA flexes their muscles

Last night, NASA rocketed off an advanced material from Cape Canaveral in Florida to the International Space Station aiming to examine    ... more

Adapting for safety

The Germanwings 4U 9525 flight's collision in the French Alps led to the passing of 150 people and has highlighted potential    ... more

Towards brighter skies

A leading Chinese weather scientist has stated the effects that climate change might have on infrastructure projects and the health the    ... more

Reigniting peace talks

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has brought the ongoing situation in Syria back onto his agenda by stating the    ... more

A delicate truce

The withdrawal of weapons from the frontline by the Ukrainian Army in the East has boosted the outlook for a lasting    ... more

Plan for reconciliation

The leaders of France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia may meet in Belarus’s capital Minsk to discuss a peace plan for Eastern    ... more

Developing closer ties

US President Barack Obama has attended India’s Republic Day parade in Delhi making him the first US head of state to    ... more

New NATO combat shift in Afghanistan

NATO has formally ended its combat missions in Afghanistan which leaves the Afghan army and police in charge of maintaining security    ... more

Vatican revolutionises into 2015

Pope Francis highlighted the challenges that the Vatican faces in the future, having experienced the internal workings of the Church in    ... more

Nuclear deal may change relations

Foreign Ministers from the US, UK, Russia, China, France and Germany have extended the deadline of high-level talks with Iran to    ... more

Cameron places momentum behind trade plan

David Cameron stated he intends to put ‘rocket boosters’ behind plans for an EU-US free trade deal while speaking at the    ... more

Legacy left through actions

The strength and bravery of aid workers around the world is shown by individuals’ willingness to help in other parts of    ... more

Worldwide alliance for peace

David Cameron has made Britain’s RAF a member of the international coalition of aerial fleets that harbour the intention to liberate    ... more

Milestone for a surfer’s paradise

Deep into the middle of the Pacific Ocean, lies 8 islands of diverse and breath taking beauty. They are the furthest    ... more

Desert phenomenon bursts to life

As far as the eye may see there is immense, sweltering red rock landscape. The deserts of Nevada are stark in    ... more

Interesting future for Israel and Palestine

The first day of the New Year will mark the US press secretary John Kerry’s visit to Israeli and Palestinian lands    ... more

DARPA creates a giant folding satellite to watch the world

The US department of defence have commissioned and built what can only be described as a giant folding space telescope. Whilst    ... more