William Chen, a professor of food science and technology at Singapore's Nanyang Technological University, invented the biodegradable food wrap. It's made of cellulose, extracted from the waste generated by soybean product manufacturers.Soybeans are crushed to squeeze out juice that's used to make bean curd and soy milk, explains...
The storm, Typhoon Kammuri, made landfall on the southeastern part of Luzon, the Philippines' most populous island. It hit as the equivalent of a Category 4 Atlantic Hurricane, packing maximum sustained winds of nearly 215 kilometers per hour (130 miles per hour). Thousands had evacuated ahead of time.More...
NASA included colored dots to show the initial impact site of the lander, as well as the debris field created by the crash and the upturned regolith, or moon dust.The lander was expected to settle about 373 miles from the lunar south pole on September 7, but the...
"In response to the unreasonable behaviors of the US side, the Chinese government decides to suspend the review of requests by US military ships and aircraft to visit Hong Kong as of today," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said at a news conference in Beijing.Hua also announced...
Four police officers, two civilians and 13 suspected cartel members were among the dead Saturday, Gov. Miguel Angel Riquelme Solis said. Authorities had initially said that 14 people were dead. Another six people were were injured, Solis added Sunday. The battle broke out between security forces and suspected...
Written by Oscar Holland, CNNArchitect Stefano Boeri has always been obsessed with trees. The Italian traces his fascination back to a novel he read as a child, "Il Barone Rampante" ("The Baron in the Trees"), in which a young boy climbs up into a world of trees and...
Written by Forrest Brown, CNNEvery year, billions of dollars' worth of art passes through international auction houses, while leading museums each hold tens of thousands -- even hundreds of thousands -- of artworks in their collections. But precious few ever achieve the fame required to truly be considered...
The government took action twice this week on two Facebook posts it claimed contained "false statements of fact," the first uses of the law since it took effect last month. In both cases, Singapore officials ordered the accused to include the government's rebuttal at the top of their...
Capitec Bank was founded in 2001 by entrepreneurs who loaned money to low-income South Africans ignored by bigger banks. It extended credit to people who didn't have collateral, such as a home, to secure a loan. While critics say Capitec (CKHGY) helped fuel a rise in risky loans,...
Shivangi, 24, who goes by one name, will be given her wings and join naval operations in a ceremony on Monday. "It's a very big thing," Shivangi told CNN. "It's a big responsibility for all of us and I know that I have to do well."Shivangi completed her...