Tech & Science

Artificial Intelligence Can Help Doctors Manage COVID-19

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is capable of assessing the severity of COVID-19 cases with a promising degree of accuracy.

Huawei to launch HarmonyOS operating system in June

With China’s vast 5G network as an advantage, technology guru Huawei on Tuesday announced that it is set to launch its own operating system HarmonyOS on June 2.

Toyota to suspend output at Japan plants due to global chip shortage

Toyota has announced plans to temporarily halt operations at two of its plants in Japan's northeast due to a global shortage of semiconductors, local media reported Wednesday, according to Xinhua.

China succeeds in first Mars landing

The lander carrying China's first Mars rover has touched down on the red planet, the China National Space Administration (CNSA) confirmed on Saturday morning, Baku Tribune reports citing Xinhua.

1st LD-Writethru: China's FDI inflow surges nearly 40 pct in Jan-April

China remains a popular destination for overseas investors, with a surge in foreign direct investment (FDI) during the January-April period.

Debris very unlikely to cause damage as rocket returns to Earth

Debris from a Chinese carrier rocket in the coming days is very unlikely to cause damage, said a Foreign Ministry spokesman, Baku Tribune reports citing China Daily.

High Dose of Vitamin D Fails to Improve Condition of Moderate to Severe COVID-19 Patients

A clinical trial was conducted with 240 patients who were given 200,000 IU of vitamin D3 on admission to hospital. The supplementation did not reduce length of stay or affect the proportion requiring intensive care.

Apple hit with German antitrust complaint as it prepares to roll out new iPhone software

Apple has been accused of antitrust abuse in Germany as it prepares to roll out a new version of its iPhone software, Baku Tribune reports citing CNBC.

NASA extracts breathable oxygen from thin Martian air

NASA has logged another extraterrestrial first on its latest mission to Mars: converting carbon dioxide from the Martian atmosphere into pure, breathable oxygen, the U.S. space agency said on Wednesday, Baku Tribune reports quoting Reuters.

Elon Musk’s fortune falls nearly $6 billion after Tesla crash leaves two dead

Billionaire Elon Musk saw his net worth fall on Monday, as shares of his electric car company dropped following reports that two people died in a fatal Tesla TSLA -3.4% crash over the weekend, Baku Tribune reports.

NASA awards Elon Musk's SpaceX $2.89 billion contract to land astronauts on Moon

In 2024, NASA plans to land two American astronauts on the Moon in order to "explore more of the lunar surface than ever before" and lay the groundwork for the next step, which may see the US space agency send humans to Mars, Baku Tribune reports citing Sputnik.

Bitcoin nears record before largest U.S. Crypto Exchange Listing

Bitcoin neared an all-time high on Monday as bullish sentiment gathered steam ahead of a listing by the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, Baku Tribune reports citing Yahoo.

‘Whole world should celebrate’ Gagarin’s historic flight, says ex-NASA astronaut

It is important to celebrate the space flight of the Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin across the whole world and at the International Space Station (ISS) in particular.

What’s the Buzz About Bitcoin Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Technology?

We know Elon Musk is a fan, but what’s all the fuss about, and when will the Bitcoin bubble burst?

NASA Conducts 2nd RS-25 Engine Hot Fire Test for World’s Most Powerful Rocket

NASA conducted a second RS-25 single engine hot fire test on April 6, 2021, as part of a new series to support the development and production of engines for the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket on future missions to the Moon.

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Survives First Frigid Martian Night on Its Own

Making it through the frigid Martian temperatures after being deployed by NASA’s Perseverance rover is a major milestone for the small rotorcraft.

Volcano erupts in Iceland

İceland's Fagradalsfjall volcano has been erupting for almost half a month after lying dormant for thousands of years—and a livestream means it's possible to watch it spewing lava from anywhere in the world.

Russia develops experimental prototype of lung liquid ventilator

An experimental prototype of the device of the lung artificial liquid ventilation has been developed in Russia, CEO of Shvabe Group (part of the state tech corporation Rostec) Alexei Patrikeyev told TASS on Friday.

Scientists from Hong Kong discover a new species of frogs on Hainan

Biologists from the Hong Kong environmental organization Kaduri Farm and Botanical Garden have discovered a new species of frog in the rainforests of China's southern province of Hainan. According to the Hainan Daily, this type of amphibian was named Micryletta immaculata.

 NASA to provide seat on US spacecraft in 2023 in return for astronaut’s Soyuz flight

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said in a statement it did not pay for the April 9 flight of a US astronaut on the Soyuz MS-18 spacecraft to the International Space Station.