James Webb Space Telescope has comets to catch when science begins

James Webb Space Telescope has comets to catch when science begins

Comets have mystified humanity for millennia, but with the James Webb Space Telescope beginning science operations this month, scientists hope to unravel secrets about these icy objects. In a study led by Heidi Hammel, executive vice president of the Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy and a Webb interdisciplinary scientist, the James Webb Space … Read more

India’s online gaming industry needs effective regulation 

India's online gaming industry needs effective regulation 

The Indian online gaming sector is one of the fastest-growing sectors with numerous investments, enormous employment and revenue eclipsing many other forms of media like movies, television, music, and print. According to a KPMG report, this industry is expected to generate revenue in excess of Rs 29,000 crore in 2025 with over 65 crore users, … Read more

Welcome to a summer of travel hell

Welcome to a summer of travel hell

Fasten your seatbelts: there’s travel turbulence ahead. What started as a summer of so-called “revenge travel,” after two years of the pandemic, has turned into travel hell. “I’m extremely frustrated and disappointed,” said one flier. “They got a few people on board, and then all of a sudden, canceled the flight,” said another. Kyndal Young … Read more

How Elon Musk, Minecraft launcher, Dream, TommyInnit, and others paid tribute to the legendary YouTuber

Elon Musk, Dream, and others paid tribute to Alex (Image via Dream, Tecnoblade, TommyInnit/Twitter, YouTube)

Alex “Technoblade,” a popular Minecraft streamer who was known for his humorous livestreams, passed away after an extended battle against stage 4 cancer at the age of 23 on June 30. His father, who posted an emotional video on his official YouTube channel on July 1, delivered the devastating news to the public. As one … Read more

These Microbes Could Make You More Attractive to Mosquitoes, Mice Study Finds

Mosquitoes are the world’s deadliest animal. Over 1 million deaths per year are attributed to mosquito-borne diseases, including malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, Zika, and chikungunya fever. How mosquitoes seek out and feed on their hosts are important factors in how viruses circulate in nature. Mosquitoes spread diseases by acting as carriers of viruses and … Read more

Portland Trail Blazers select Shaedon Sharpe with No. 7 pick in draft

Shaedon Sharpe, right, shakes hands with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected seventh overall by the Portland Trail Blazers in the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2022, in New York. John Minchillo/AP The Portland Trail Blazers selected Shaedon Sharpe with the seventh pick in the NBA draft on Thursday, taking a chance on … Read more

Banks Get Burned by Risky Debt, Imperiling Buyout Activity

Banks Get Burned by Risky Debt, Imperiling Buyout Activity

By Laura Cooper July 3, 2022 9:03 a.m. ET Listen to articles (2 minutes) Investment banks are facing big losses on leveraged buyouts they agreed to finance before markets soured, further chilling the outlook for deal activity. Bank of America Credit Suisse Group and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. are among the banks that could collectively … Read more