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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany must eventually follow other European countries in banning new diesel cars, Chancellor Angela Merkel said, conceding for the first time that diesel's days are numbered in the wake of the emissions scandals. Her concession, in...
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- NASA's own TV channel is scheduled to broadcast a six-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station. The walk will take place on August 17, and coverage will begin at 10 a.m. EDT. The spacewalk will be...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride-services company Uber is facing a divided board of directors and angry shareholders after investor Benchmark Capital filed a lawsuit against the company's ousted chief executive, Travis Kalanick, dealing another blow to the firm as...
Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Astronomers have narrowed in on a more precise estimate of the TRAPPIST-1 system. Scientists believe the star and its exoplanets are between 5.4 and 9.8 billion years old -- as much as twice as old as...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ride services company Uber Technologies Inc's head of operations, Ryan Graves, a long-time ally of former chief executive Travis Kalanick, is stepping down from his full-time job at the company, according to a copy...
Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Hilarie Sorensen intended to do her master's thesis on crystal jellyfish, the half moon-shaped bioluminescent jellies that are ubiquitous off the West Coast. Instead she'll be researching a jelly-like creature she hadn't heard of before...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. trade officials have agreed to investigate Qualcomm Inc's allegations that Apple Inc infringed on patents with its iPhone7 and other devices, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a statement on Tuesday. The ITC said...
Aug. 7 (UPI) -- The results of the largest functional brain imaging survey ever conducted suggest female brains are more active than male brains. Scientists surveyed the results of 46,034 brain imaging studies involving single-photon emission computed tomography, or SPECT,...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Foreign carmakers should contribute to a proposed German fund set up to improve urban transport infrastructure, BMW CEO Harald Krueger has said, just days after a deal was reached to cut pollution and avert a ban...
Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Scientists from Lancaster University suggest major changes in agricultural practices are needed to offset increases in nutrient losses due to climate change. The study, published this week in Nature Communications, shows that phosphorus losses will continue...

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