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MIT Scientists Create Blackest Black Ever

MIT Scientists Create Blackest Black Ever

Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) say that they have created the blackest black ever. Artist Diemut Strebe and MIT scientist Brian Wardle, along with his team, unveiled the material at an exhibition called... 
Uber Freight Trucking To Get $200 Million Investment

Uber Freight Trucking To Get $200 Million Investment

Uber has announced plans to invest $200 million annually in its long-haul trucking venture, Uber Freight. Uber Freight connects truck drivers with shippers, much like the way the company’s ride-hailing app pairs drivers with... 
Napping Could Improve Heart Health

Napping Could Improve Heart Health

A new study published in the journal Heart says naps may actually be good for your heart. Researchers conducting the study found that napping twice a week reduced the risk of a heart attack or stroke by nearly half. The research... 
China Eases Investment Rules For Foreigners

China Eases Investment Rules For Foreigners

China has made some new moves to make it easier for foreign investors to invest in the country. The nation’s primary currency regulator, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, announced changes to China’s Qualified... 
Less Than 60% Of Lunar Missions Have Succeeded

Less Than 60% Of Lunar Missions Have Succeeded

Numerous missions have been undertaken by various space agencies to Earth’s only natural satellite, the Moon, but less than 60 percent of those missions have been successful. According to NASA’s ‘Moon Fact Sheet’, 109 lunar... 
Apple Music Now Available On The Web

Apple Music Now Available On The Web

For the first time ever, the Apple Music streaming music platform is being officially offered on the web. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has launched an all-new web app for Apple Music that is available now as a public beta. During... 
New Cars Getting New Safety Features To Save Children

New Cars Getting New Safety Features To Save Children

Nearly all U.S. vehicles will be equipped with systems to remind motorists of passengers in the back seat by model year 2025. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers, whose 20 members... 
Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked To Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Menopausal Hormone Therapy Linked To Increased Breast Cancer Risk

For years, research has suggested a potential link between taking menopausal hormone therapy, commonly referred to as MHT, and an increased risk of breast cancer. Now, an analysis of dozens of studies has found that women taking... 
Volkswagen Agrees To Reimburse Owners For Fuel Economy Overstatements

Volkswagen Agrees To Reimburse Owners For Fuel Economy Overstatements

Owners of nearly 100,000 Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche and Bentley vehicles will get almost $100 million after Volkswagen AG agreed to pay drivers of vehicles with faulty mileage ratings as part of a settlement with private plaintiffs.... 
Exciting New Fossil Found In Ethiopia

Exciting New Fossil Found In Ethiopia

The cranium of a 3.8-million-year-old early human ancestor has been found by a team of researchers in Ethiopia. It comes from a time when early human ancestor fossils are considered “extremely rare.” Professor Yohannes Haile-Selassie,... 
Google Falls To 3rd In Smart Speaker Market

Google Falls To 3rd In Smart Speaker Market

A new report from research firm Canalys shows that Chinese search giant Baidu is now the world’s second biggest vendor of smart speakers, knocking Alphabet’s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google to third place. According to the firm’s... 
Last Year’s Job Numbers Revised Downward

Last Year’s Job Numbers Revised Downward

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is issuing new figures that lowers the number of jobs employers added to payrolls last year. During the 12-month period that ran from April, 2018 through March of this year, employers added 501,000... 
Multidrug Pill Found To Cut Risk Of Heart Attacks And Strokes

Multidrug Pill Found To Cut Risk Of Heart Attacks And Strokes

A study conducted by doctors from Tehran University, the University of Birmingham in Britain, and other institutions suggests that a multidrug pill of generic drugs may dramatically reduce incidents of heart attacks and strokes.... 
White House Calls For Student Loan Forgiveness For Disabled Veterans

White House Calls For Student Loan Forgiveness For Disabled Veterans

President Trump has signed an executive order calling for forgiveness of all student loan debt for any permanently disabled U.S. military veterans. The order charges the U.S. Dept. of Education and U.S. Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs...