TORONTO — Programmable bacteria, a gold-sniffing camera and a virtual reality tool for taking investors underground were among the innovations on display at the world’s biggest annual mining convention in Toronto this week.
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MOSCOW — Russia’s foreign minister says the WikiLeaks dump of purported U.S. intelligence has highlighted the CIA’s reported capability to imitate an electronic trace usually left behind by hackers from other nations.
HELENA, Mont. — After thousands of snow geese died in the toxic water of a former open-pit mine in Montana last fall, the companies responsible for the pit are bringing out the big guns. Literally.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX said Monday it will fly two people to the moon next year, a feat not attempted since NASA’s Apollo heyday close to half a century ago.
Tech billionaire Elon Musk ‚Äî the company’s founder and chief executive officer announced the surprising news barely a week after launching his first rocket from NASA’s legendary moon pad.
NEW YORK — Samsung’s fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone.
Samsung recalled millions of Note 7 phones after dozens overheated and caught on fire . Samsung blamed numerous problems with its batteries and announced tighter quality controls and more rigorous testing.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX made good on a 250-mile-high delivery at the International Space Station on Thursday, after fixing a navigation problem that held up the shipment a day.
DENVER — Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world’s mountain snows water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.
BEIJING — A prefecture in China’s far western Xinjiang region is requiring all vehicles to install satellite tracking systems as part of stepped-up measures against violent attacks.
WASHINGTON — A smart trap for mosquitoes? A new high-tech version is promising to catch the bloodsuckers while letting friendlier insects escape and even record the exact weather conditions when different species emerge to bite.
NEW DELHI — India’s space agency says it has successfully launched more than 100 foreign nano satellites into orbit.
The Indian Space Research Organization says the nano satellites those weighing less than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) were taken on board its polar satellite launch vehicle in southern India and sent into orbit on Wednesday.