Science and Technology

NASA Space Apps Challenge Skopje 2017

7 hours ago in Science and Technology | Views: 33

­ The fifth edition of global NASA Space Apps Challenge will be held April 29 and 30 in Skopje in organisation of the New Man’s Business Accelerator under the auspices of President Gjorge Ivanov.

Google Search Changes Tackle Fake News and Hate Speech

April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 22:43 in Science and Technology | Views: 65

Google is changing the way its core search engine works to help stop the spread of fake news and hate speech, the BBC reported.

Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaks New Space Record

April 24, 2017, Monday // 11:57 in Science and Technology | Views: 50

Peggy Whitson has broken the record for most days in space by a US astronaut, the BBC reported.

March for Science Events Takes Place around Globe

April 22, 2017, Saturday // 22:39 in Science and Technology | Views: 45

Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including US government budget cuts, ABC News reported.

Scientists Attach Cameras to Antarctica Whales

April 21, 2017, Friday // 15:02 in Science and Technology | Views: 41

Scientists have come up with a novel idea to unlock the mysteries of the life of whales in Antarctica.

'Gibraltar-sized' Asteroid Passes Earth

April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 21:32 in Science and Technology | Views: 60

A large asteroid the size of the Rock of Gibraltar has passed safely by Earth, the BBC reported.

Information Technology Job Fair Contact 2017 Opens in Skopje

April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 11:00 in Science and Technology | Views: 68

­ Information technology students can attend the Contact 2017 job and internship fair that opens on Wednesday at the FINKI FEIT information technology faculties.

Internet Pioneer Robert Taylor Dies

April 17, 2017, Monday // 22:20 in Science and Technology | Views: 85

One of the founding fathers of the internet, Robert Taylor, has died, the BBC reported.

Glowing Bacteria Offer Hope for Safe Detection of 100m Landmines

April 13, 2017, Thursday // 20:15 in Science and Technology | Views: 73

A team of researchers at an Israeli university has successfully tested a technology using fluorescent bacteria and lasers that could become a safer system for detecting buried landmines.

Ohrid Hosts Codefest Tech Festival 2017

April 7, 2017, Friday // 09:54 in Science and Technology | Views: 94

Twenty-seven teams will participate at 32-hours tech competition in development of innovative hardware and software ideas within Codefest Tech Festival which kicks off April 7 and runs through April 9 in Ohrid.

Atmosphere Found around Earth-like Planet GJ 1132b

April 6, 2017, Thursday // 21:47 in Science and Technology | Views: 59

Scientists say they have detected an atmosphere around an Earth-like planet for the first time, BBC reported.

Laptop Battery Life Overstated, Tests Find

April 3, 2017, Monday // 19:58 in Science and Technology | Views: 59

Some brands of laptop have less than half the battery life promised by their manufacturers, a study by consumer group Which? has found.

SpaceX Set to Launch 'Used Rocket'

March 30, 2017, Thursday // 11:32 in Science and Technology | Views: 54

California's SpaceX company expects to make a piece of history later when it re-flies a Falcon rocket, the BBC reported.

US Senate Votes to Overturn Obama Broadband Privacy Rules

March 23, 2017, Thursday // 21:58 in Science and Technology | Views: 65

The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted narrowly to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc, Channel News Asia reported.

Apple, Samsung and Microsoft React to Wikileaks' CIA Dump

March 8, 2017, Wednesday // 12:32 in Science and Technology | Views: 115

Several of the tech firms whose products have been allegedly compromised by the CIA have given their first reactions to the claims, the BBC reported.