Science

Elon Musk apologizes for comments about cave rescue diver

Jul 18, 2018

Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile

Chinese professor suspended following misconduct complaints

Jul 12, 2018

A leading Chinese university has suspended a prominent primatologist in a victory for China's slow-building #MeToo movement

Cult leader executed for Japan sarin attacks still a mystery

Jul 6, 2018

The execution of Shoko Asahara and six cult members leaves questions about the group that amassed weapons in preparation for the apocalypse then used sarin gas to attack commuters on the Tokyo subway

Bali volcano hurls lava and ash, airport unaffected

Jul 3, 2018

The Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali has erupted, ejecting a column of thick ash and hurling lava down its slopes

Malaysia expands Cabinet, appoints youngest-ever minister

Jul 2, 2018

Another 13 Malaysian lawmakers have been appointed to Malaysia's cabinet, including a 25-year-old touted as the country's youngest minister, and a science minister who will focus on green technology and climate change

Research warns Indonesia gay bashing is fueling HIV epidemic

Jul 2, 2018

Researchers say an epidemic of HIV among gay men in Indonesia is being fueled by a gay hate climate

Rocket developed by Japan startup in flames after liftoff

Jun 30, 2018

A rocket developed by a Japanese startup company has exploded seconds after liftoff in northern Japan, bursting into flames

Bali airport reopens after ash threat stranded thousands

Jun 29, 2018

The international airport on the Indonesian resort island of Bali has reopened after a nearly 12-hour closure due to volcanic ash that disrupted travel plans for thousands

Bali airport closed as Agung volcano gushes column of ash

Jun 29, 2018

The Indonesian tourist island of Bali has closed its airport, stranding thousands of travelers, as the Mount Agung volcano gushed ash and smoke

Japanese space probe arrives at asteroid to collect samples

Jun 27, 2018

A Japanese space probe has arrived at an asteroid after a 3½-year journey and will try to get samples to bring back to Earth

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