APARTADO, COLOMBIA (NOVEMBER 08, 2017) (MUTE) (COLOMBIAN GOVERNMENT TV) – Police seized more than 12 tons (11 metric tonnes) of cocaine from Colombia’s top crime gang on Wednesday (November 8), the biggest haul ever in the nation’s long-running fight against drug trafficking, President Juan Manuel Santos said. Continue reading
CADIZ, SPAIN (OCTOBER 7, 2017) (GUARDIA CIVIL) – Spanish authorities seized 3.8 tonnes of cocaine found in a hidden compartment of a tug-boat on Saturday, (October 7). The massive drugs haul was part of an international operation in the Atlantic Ocean. Continue reading
China Central Television (CCTV) – Tech giants in Silicon Valley are cracking down on what they have deemed “hate speech”, but experts warned the dangers of stamping out voices not in line with that in the tech industry. Continue reading
SANTIAGO, CHILE (JULY 25, 2017) (REUTERS) – Scientists in Chile have discovered molecules in two species of Antarctic flowers that protect the plants from solar radiation and could potentially be used in products such as sunscreen for humans and protection for vulnerable crops. Continue reading
Mexican researchers discover that tropical leaves could reduce methane emissions in cows, a major contributor to climate change. Bob Mezan reports. Continue reading
A unique mass spectrometry suite at an English university is at the centre of a bid by scientists to find evidence of life on Mars, as Jim Drury reports. Continue reading
Researchers are warning that combating climate change also requires more controls over the rate at which methane in the atmosphere is now rising.
The Colombian Navy on Oct. 23 found 73 kg of cocaine submerged and attached to a docked sailboat off Baru island near the coastal city of Cartagena on Oct. 23.
Eight people killed and over 100 hospitalised after inhaling chlorine gas following an explosion at a water treatment plant in Jos, a city in central Nigeria.
Doppel is a new breed of wearable device, one that its developers say can actually change the wearer’s mood by delivering a tactile beat to their wrist. Matthew Stock reports.