The metal iridium is rare in Earth’s crust. A compound of it was found to attach to a blood protein, enter the nucleus of cancer cells inside the body, and destroying them when activated with light.
Even as the two countries continue negotiations to end the trade war set off by President Donald Trump, China imported a lot more crude oil from Russia than it did from the United States.
On Wednesday, President Donald Trump called the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro “illegitimate” and officially recognized Juan Guaido as the country’s interim leader instead.
A large planet in the outer reaches of the solar system has been hypothesized for years, and the behavior of some small trans-Neptunian objects is often held up as evidence for the existence of “Planet Nine.”
Net-Zero Carbon Emissions From Heavy Industry, Transportation Financially Viable: ‘Mission Possible’ Report
Carbon emissions from heavy industry and transport, leading contributors to human-induced climate change, can be made net-zero by 2060, or even earlier, a new report says.
In an announcement Tuesday, American Airlines said high fuel costs and competition were responsible for the reduction of its services to China and Japan.
Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen’s commercial space venture Stratolaunch Systems announced Monday its launch vehicles — three rockets and the largest airplane ever by wingspan — and proposed first flight for 2020.
The all-cash deal to buy all outstanding shares of SodaStream would be funded by PepsiCo’s existing funds. The offer price reflects almost 11 percent premium to SodaStream’s Friday closing share price on Nasdaq.
The apps that Apple removed from its App Store in China were in violation of the country’s laws by providing platforms for gambling and selling fake lottery tickets, among others.
CEO and chairman of Tesla, Elon Musk, made a surprising proposal Tuesday on his Twitter account to take the electric car manufacturer private, at a valuation of roughly $71 billion.
The State Department announced a new set of sanctions Wednesday against Russia for its alleged role in a chemical attack in the United Kingdom. The sanctions are to take effect in about two weeks.
Each new version of Apple’s popular iPhone devices adds new shortcuts and tricks that make using them easier. Here are a few useful ones that you may not know.
Grab is popular in Southeast Asia and had received $1 billion in funding from Toyota in June. The ride-hailing company had also acquired Uber’s regional business in March, reducing competition.
A report Wednesday by the Intercept said Google was working on a censored version of its search engine for China that would filter out results and terms the Chinese government wants blacklisted.
Alex Jones and his Infowars talk show are well-known for their absurd claims involving conspiracy theories, and Spotify is under pressure from several users to discontinue the podcast.
The South Korean company makes the popular Galaxy line of smartphones, but Samsung also supplies displays and chips to other smartphone manufacturers, including global rival Apple.
Fast-food chain McDonald’s is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its well-known burger, Big Mac, with the launch of MacCoin, a limited edition “currency” that will be redeemable for a Big Mac.
BHP, the world’s largest mining company, is selling all of its onshore shale oil and gas assets in the United States in two deals, one worth $10.5 billion with BP and the other worth $300 million with Merit Energy.
President Donald Trump began his “Keep America Great” campaign for 2020 soon after entering the Oval Office, but the tariffs he has imposed on China could lead to some hiccups.
The investment by pharmaceutical company Pfizer, widely known as the maker of Viagra, will also create over 450 jobs in Michigan, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The fossilized foot, a meter wide, was found in Wyoming and belonged to a brachiosaur. However, there existed several other dinosaur species that were much larger in size.
As the rhetoric from the United States gets harsher and oil prices remain weak, Iran is finding some respite by selling larger amounts of crude oil to China and India.
There may have been not one but two distinct windows of time in the ancient past when conditions were right for the moon to host life on its surface, a study published Monday claims.
The world’s largest crude oil production company, Saudi Arabian state-owned Saudi Aramco, is looking to diversify its portfolio ahead of a planned public listing, in which it would sell 5 percent of the company.
The original wolf population in Yellowstone National Park was pretty much wiped out by the 1920s, but the large predators were reintroduced there in the 1990s.
The Chinese company makes smartphones but Xiaomi has also said its end-goal is to be an internet company, making money off content. Its estimated $6.1 billion stock market debut is set for July 9 in Hong Kong.
Ordinary matter, everything we can touch and see, accounts for only 5 percent of the entire mass-energy of the universe. Of that, we have only now been able to spot the final one-third.
The discovery of the world’s first-known nursery of juvenile manta rays was made by a PhD candidate at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography in northwestern Gulf of Mexico.
One of South Korea’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges by trading volume, Bithumb was hacked between late night Tuesday and early morning Wednesday (South Korean time), the company said.
In April 2015, Roche bought a majority stake in Foundation Medicine. On Tuesday, the two companies announced a definitive merger agreement, in a transaction that would value Foundation at $5.3 billion.