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These Autonomous Drones May Soon Deliver Your Lunch (And Your Medicine)

Your Seamless order is floating above your house. For the past few years, a startup called Matternet has been testing out autonomous delivery drones in developing countries like Haiti, Papua New Guinea, and Bhutan. Now, the company is getting ready to release a commercial version of the $5,000 quadcopter, called the Matternet One. Show More Summary

Medical News Today: Gut bacteria diversity may be reduced by Western lifestyle

A comparison of the gut bacteria of participants from Papua New Guinea and the US suggests that elements of a Western lifestyle could deplete the gut’s collection of microbes.


Sam Bolitho for ABC News: Surfers in Papua New Guinea are going back to basics and learning the traditional Hawaiian techniques of timber surfboard building.The boards produced at workshops in Madang province earlier this month wereShow More Summary

Remote-control Flying Pterodactyl flaps its wings and screeches

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Modern-day eyewitness reports of living pterosaurs are actually a thing – just Google the word "ropen" – although they tend to be confined to far-flung places such as Papua New Guinea. That could be about to change, however, if a new Kickstarter campaign is successful. Show More Summary

Tsunami Warning Issued After Earthquake Off Papua New Guinea

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after. The epicenter of the 33 km (22 mile) deep quake was near the town of Rabaul in the northeast of Papua New Guinea, The U.S. Show More Summary

Magnitude 6.3 quake hits off Samoa in Pacific Ocean: USGS

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck off Samoa in the Pacific Ocean on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said, just hours after a major tremor rattled nearby Papua New Guinea.

Small tsunami follows powerful Papua New Guinea quake

No reports of damage or injuries in the South Pacific nation after tsunami triggered by 7.7-magnitude earthquake.

Tsunami warning issued after Papua New Guinea hit with 7.5-magnitude earthquake

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

A 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea on Monday, US seismologists said, with “hazardous” tsunami waves possible in areas near the epicentre although no major damage was immediately reported. The quake hit at a depth of 33 kilometres (20 miles), some 55...

Tsunami Warning Issued After Massive Earthquake Hits Papua New Guinea [Breaking]

A tsunami warning has been issued by officials in several countries across the Pacific Ocean after a massive magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea early Monday morning. According to the Washington Post, officials have warned several nations about tsunami waves that could affect several countries across the Pacific in the hours to come. Show More Summary

Earthquake Strikes off Papua New Guinea, Tsunami Warning Issued

US official monitors reported that an earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday.

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

Powerful earthquake hits off of northeast town of Rabaul, and a tsunami warning issued shortly after.

Major 7.7 quake strikes off Papua New Guinea, tsunami warning issued

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude 7.7 struck off Papua New Guinea on Monday, official monitors said, and a tsunami warning was issued soon after.

Morning Cup of Links: Sports Cars to Drool Over

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

The 10 most beautiful cars money can buy. The list is a little heavy on Batman-style sports cars, but that’s okay. The Ghoulish Dance of Papua New Guinea’s Skeleton People. The Chimbu tribe’s fearsome body paint is meant to intimidate enemies and impress strangers. The Woman Emperor. Show More Summary

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Papua New Guinea

last monthNews : Huffington Post

SINGAPORE, March 16 (Reuters) - A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the Papua New Guinea island of New Britain on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) said. The quake struck 6 miles (9 km), northwest of the town of Rabaul, on the northeast tip of New Britain island, it said. Show More Summary

This Company’s New Maternity Leave Policy Should Be The Blueprint For The US Government’s

2 months agoLifestyle / Parenting : Mommyish

The Washington Post coverage of the change hails this as "an unusual new policy for working mothers", but it's really only unusual in the USA. Along with Swaziland, Lesotho, and Papua New Guinea, we're one of just four countries in the world that fails to mandate paid maternity leave. Show More Summary

Physiological and ecological performance differs in four coral taxa at a volcanic carbon dioxide seep

Around volcanic carbon dioxide (CO2) seeps in Papua New Guinea, partial pressures of CO2 (pCO2) approximate those as predicted for the end of this century, and coral communities have low diversity and low structural complexity. To assess the mechanisms for such community shifts in response to ocean acidification, we examined the physiological performance of two […]

The sound of cricket success in Papua New Guinea

PNG missed out on the World Cup by the smallest of margins but village cricket has sparked a boom in the sport.

Oil Search’s PNG refile

Oil Search set to renew its efforts to secure Talisman’s Papua New Guinea assets.

Papua New Guinea not giving up on World Cup dream

The side narrowly missed out on qualifying for cricket's global event this year. But the interest has not diminished.

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