How Instagram is scaling its infrastructure across the ocean
In 2014, two years after Instagram joined Facebook, Instagram's engineering team moved the company's infrastructure from Amazon Web Services...
Truck makers rev up for rollout of electric big rigs
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk put electric heavy commercial trucks on the map in November 2017 when he unveiled the company's futuristic,...
3D bioprinting technique could create artificial blood vessels, organ tissue
University of Colorado Boulder engineers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows for localized control of an object's firmness, opening...
Gravitational waves could shed light on dark matter
Black holes colliding, gravitational waves riding through space-time - and a huge instrument that allows scientists to investigate the fabric of...
Belgian reactors shutdown a test run for nuclear-free future
Belgium's energy production is plunging as its nuclear reactors are taken offline for repairs, with the power shortfall this winter seen as a test...
Saudi Arabia has 'no intention' of 1973 oil embargo replay: TASS
Saudi Arabia has no intention of unleashing a 1973-style oil embargo on Western consumers and will isolate oil from politics, the Saudi energy...
Poor oral health linked to higher blood pressure, worse blood pressure control
Poor oral health may interfere with blood pressure control in people diagnosed with hypertension. Periodontal disease -- a condition marked by gum...
New technique reveals limb control in flies -- and maybe robots
A new neural recording technique developed by EPFL bioengineers enables for the first time the comprehensive measurement of neural circuits that...
What Can We Learn from Failed Renewable Energy Crowdfunding Initiatives?
After surveying how crowdfunding is kickstarting the renewable energy transition, it’s important to note that for every successful project on...