Thomas Cook shares take off on Fosun bid approach

Embattled travel company Thomas Cook on Monday said it had received a takeover approach from Chinese tourism group Fosun for the British group's tour operator business, sending its shares surging.

New Zealand's South Island imaged by Proba-V

The snow-capped peaks of the Southern Alps stretch more than 500 km northeast to southwest across New Zealand's South Island, imaged here in the southern hemisphere's autumn by ESA's Proba-V minisatellite—now into its sixth ...

Sustainable pellet production saving lives

The world needs more efficient energy systems based on renewable raw material, an equation not easily solved. At Karlstad University, research and education are in progress to find sustainable energy systems, for instance, ...

Why does food cook faster in a pressure cooker?

Electric pressure cookers like the Instant Pot have grown in popularity in recent years. One reason for this is that they allow people to prepare meals more quickly. But a lot of people aren't sure why electric and stovetop ...

The science of steak

Before you throw a hunk of meat on the barbie this summer, read our guide to the perfect steak.

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