Nano packages for anti-cancer drug delivery

Cancer stem cells are resistant to chemotherapy and consequently tend to remain in the body even after a course of treatment has finished, where they can often trigger cancer recurrence or metastasis. A new study by researchers from the A*STAR Institut...

New rural struggles in platinum areas

The rise in platinum mining by major mining companies in formerly densely populated rural areas has ushered a new wave of rural struggles with rural communities fighting for self-determination and land control. These struggles are captured in a Working...

The first space walk happened 50 years ago, and nearly ended in disaster

It is 50 years since humans first encountered space – not Sputnik's first orbit, nor Yuri Gagarin's first spaceflight – but the first time a crew member stepped out from their spacecraft's relative protection and immersed themselves in the cold, hostile emptiness of the vacuum.

Windows 10 coming in 190 countries, 111 languages

Microsoft says its new Windows 10 operating system will be coming "this summer" in 190 countries and 111 languages.

Green and red auroras light up St. Patrick’s day dawn

A strong G3 geomagetic storm surged across the planet this morning producing a spectacular display of the northern lights. Some of you may who may have risen to see the new nova were no doubt as surprised as the NOAA space weather folks, whose overnigh...

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Pascal Siakam growth highlights everything Knicks are missing

It seems the Knicks have spent the past two decades chasing high-priced free agents or top draft picks trying to rebuild their franchise. Maybe they should spend as much time trying to find and develop a player like Pascal Siakam. Siakam wasn’t highly thought of when he was drafted by the...

Starling Marte doesn’t seem to be in the Mets’ plans

Starling Marte’s name has been dangled throughout the offseason and has intrigued the Mets, but according to industry sources little traction, if any, has occurred in recent weeks with the Pirates — who are looking to trade the veteran outfielder. On Friday, general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said the Mets weren’t...

‘They are going to attack’: Trump’s defense lawyers promise ‘compelling case’ in impeachment trial

President Trump's defense team will have 24 hours over three days to make its case to the Senate on why the president should not be convicted.        ...