If you can read this, you’ve probably already survived the much-reported, thoroughly ridiculous Mayan Apocalypse prophecy as today marks the end of the “long count” calendar created by the ancient civilization.
Extreme weather events over the last ten years have cost the US over $14 billion in health costs alone, researchers have calculated.
Australian firm Skylifter has created a flying saucer-shaped airship that it says could be used to drop entire hospitals into disaster zones - or be the newest toy for the super-rich.
An Australian team has trialled a mobile phone system that works even where there's no network signal.
A Swiss robotics researcher has created a flying robot that can perch on walls or trees.