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LiDAR Startup Nets $170 Million in Funding

A few months back, LiDAR startup Innoviz announced that it had raised US$132 million in Series C funding. The company has added US$38 million more, closing funding for the round…

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New Function of Nuclear Lamina Discovered

The nuclear lamina (NL) is a thick protein network present inside the nucleus of cells. It is known to regulate critical cellular activities like DNA replication and cellular division. In…

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China Looks to Double Its Nuclear Stockpile

A recent U.S. military intelligence assessment revealed that China is doubling its stockpile of nuclear weapons as part of Beijing’s plan to strengthen its offensive capabilities. With Russia and China…

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The Magnificent Whistler in Vancouver

Whistler (惠斯勒) is located in British Columbia, Canada, approximately 125 kilometers (76 miles) north of Vancouver. It is easily accessible by driving about two hours along the picturesque Sea-to-Sky Highway (海天公路) (British…

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Five Takeaways From Davos 2019

The 2019 World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting was held in Davos, Switzerland, between January 22 and 25, 2019. A wide range of topics were covered in the meeting, which will…

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Chinese Vessels Point Lasers at Australian Pilots

Chinese vessels recently tried to intimidate Australian pilots with lasers. This is only one of the many instances of intimidation experienced by the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) flagship HMAS Canberra.

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Magnetism Discovered in the Earth’s Mantle

The huge magnetic field that surrounds the Earth, protecting it from radiation and charged particles from space — which many animals even use for orientation purposes — is changing all…