AXE APOLLO SPACE CAMP, Florida, USA Chino Roque of AXE Apollo Team Philippines breezes through a zipline while taking part in the AXE Apollo Space Academy Space Camp assault course at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Florida.
NOVOSIBIRSK TASS) - Thermonuclear plasma has been heated to a world record high electron temperature of 400 electronvolts (4.5 million Kelvin degrees) by experts at the Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics at Siberia's branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
UNITED NATIONS ORGANISATION TASS) - Syria will be provided necessary equipment within the program for eliminating chemical weapons, Russian permanent representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said.
WASHINGTON A US-based think-tank has claimed that India is expanding its ability to produce highly enriched uranium for military purposes, including more powerful nuclear weapons, citing satellite imagery of an under construction gas centrifuge facility near Mysore. (PNA/PTI)
SAINT-PETERSBURG, Dec. 5 (PNA/ITAR-TASS) -- Fragments of the ISON comet will not threaten the Earth, they will be at a considerable distance, astronomer Stanislav Korotkiy, supervisor of astronomical research at the Ka-Dar private observatory said.
WASHINGTON U.S. researchers said Wednesday they have found a potential way to predict survival in ovarian cancer patients by counting the number of tumor-attacking immune cells that have migrated into the tumor in an effort to eradicate it.
BEIJING China's on-grid solar power capacity will amount to 10 million kilowatts (kw) by the end of 2013, a 200-percent jump from that seen a year ago, the National Energy Administration (NEA) forecast on Wednesday.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY In a bid to enhance the area's preparedness against possible earthquake-related disasters, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) has installed a tsunami detection system in the coastal municipality of Glan in Sarangani Province.
SINGAPORE Singapore shares closed 1.15 percent lower on Thursday, following fall in U.S. stocks on Wednesday for a fourth session as investors were cautious ahead of U.S. jobs data later in the week that could determine whether the Federal Reserve will cut its stimulus soon.
MANILA SM Land Inc. (SMLI), a privately held real estate subsidiary of the SM Investments Corp., will proceed with the 300-hectare Manila Bay reclamation project despite the Pasay City Councils reported move to recall the award of the project.