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A final bid to save the world’s rarest porpoise ends in...

WHEN dozens of top marine mammal experts and conservationists gathered in Mexico’s Sea of Cortez last month for a last-ditch rescue effort, they knew...

US scientists try 1st gene editing in the body

|    Marilynn Marchione    | OAKLAND, Calif (AP) - Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt...

‘Social media suicide’ in spotlight after Japan ‘Twitter killer’

|    Natsuko Fukue    | TOKYO (AFP) - The grisly beheading of nine young people lured by a suspected serial killer after tweeting suicidal thoughts has...

Rise in teen suicide, social media coincide – Is there a...

|    Lindsey Tanner    | CHICAGO (AP) - An increase in suicide rates among US teens occurred at the same time social media use surged and...

Privacy fears over artificial intelligence as crimestopper

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Police in the US state of Delaware are poised to deploy "smart" cameras in cruisers to help authorities detect a vehicle...

E-sport popularity mushrooms but money lags behind

LISBON (AFP) - It is a paradox pitting popularity against relative pittances - e-sports have exploded into the global consciousness but the big money...

Introducing the Nissan Leaf – The future of autonomous driving

|     Azlan Othman in Tokyo, Japan     | TIRED of applying brake in long and heavy traffic? Having difficulty parking your car, especially in tight parking...

UD Trucks: The best truck for all drivers

|     Azlan Othman in Tokyo, Japan     | UD Trucks unveiled a theme for the 45th Tokyo Motor Show 2017 from October 27 to...

BMW taps old batteries to make electric cars in Leipzig

BMW is planning to use electricity from hundreds of battery packs once fitted to its i3 electric cars in order to provide power for...

Waymo cars hit the the road without drivers

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) - Waymo said that its self-driving cars are hitting the road without anyone behind the wheel as the Alphabet subsidiary steers...

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