Botanic gardens ‘best hope’ for saving endangered plants

The world’s botanic gardens contain about a third of all known plants and help protect 40% of endangered species, a study has found. Scientists say that with one in five of the world’s plants on...

Yet Another Giant Iceberg Has Broken Free From Antarctica

Satellite images taken this past weekend show a new 100-square-mile iceberg emerging from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier. The calving event did not come as a complete surprise, but it’s a troubling sign with...

Small drone crashes into US Army Black Hawk helicopter

In what is being called a first-ever event, a civilian’s small drone has crashed into a US Army Black Hawk helicopter, an incident that underscores years of effort in establishing regulations designed to avoid...

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Apple is launching iOS 11 and it’s fantastic!

Every new version of iOS in the last decade — just saying this makes feel like a dinosaur — has always put the iPhone first. Not this year: iOS 11 is the iPad’s time to shine. iPhone users will notice a good many tweaked changes to features...

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