Category : science

science / science - 5 years ago

Pro- and anti- whaling nations set for clash in Brazil

Nations on either side of the whale hunting debate are set for a standoff as the International Whaling Commission (IWC) meets Monday, with Japan hoping to overturn the 32-year-old ban on commercial whale hunting. Japan will unveil proposals during t...

science / science - 5 years ago

VW 'dieselgate' fraud: Timeline of a scandal

US researchers at the University of West Virginia discover that certain VW diesel cars emit up to 40 times the permissible levels of harmful nitrogen oxide when tested on the road. September 18: The US Environmental Protection Agency accuses VW of d...