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Alyssa Carson hopes to be the first human to reach Mars
Alyssa Carson hopes to be the first human to reach Mars

Alyssa Carson hopes to be the first human to reach Mars

Ever since 17 year old Alyssa Carson, from Hammond, Louisiana, watched a cartoon with spacefaring friends as a little girl she has had her heart set on the stars....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 08:20:36
Another blow for Elon Musk as Tesla Model 3 buyers say they're losing patience
Another blow for Elon Musk as Tesla Model 3 buyers say they're losing patience

Another blow for Elon Musk as Tesla Model 3 buyers say they're losing patience

Tesla sales hit 200,000 since the start of 2010 - the point at which federal law requires the credit for rechargeable electric vehicles to be phased out. Buyers will get the full credit th...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:20:56
Selfridges' flying 'Iron Man' suit is now on sale to the public
Selfridges' flying 'Iron Man' suit is now on sale to the public

Selfridges' flying 'Iron Man' suit is now on sale to the public

Ever fancied a dab at being 'Iron Man'? Now you can. A jet suit created by a British former commodities trader has gone on sale in a London department store with a cool price tag of £340,0...
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:25:37
'Baby' stellar object 450 light-years away could be devouring a planet
'Baby' stellar object 450 light-years away could be devouring a planet

'Baby' stellar object 450 light-years away could be devouring a planet

Astronomers may have caught a relatively nearby star munching on a planet or mini-planets. A NASA space telescope noticed that the star suddenly started looking a bit strange last year....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:25:20
Internet users can legally download 3-D printed gun designs next month
Internet users can legally download 3-D printed gun designs next month

Internet users can legally download 3-D printed gun designs next month

The average internet user will be able to choose from thousands of 3-D printed gun designs as soon as August 1. Gun rights activist Cody Wilson plans to relaunch Defcad.com next month....
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 00:20:45
BBC show reveals the 'bad behavior' of wild animals
BBC show reveals the 'bad behavior' of wild animals

BBC show reveals the 'bad behavior' of wild animals

A new BBC series called Animals Behaving Badly explores wicked deeds of creatures who will do just about anything to get their way – including stealing babies, cheating the system, and wag...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:43:07
Instagram testing new feature that lets users remove followers
Instagram testing new feature that lets users remove followers

Instagram testing new feature that lets users remove followers

Instagram is trying out a new feature that will allow users to remove followers. Previously, users could only delete followers if they made their profile private or if they blocked specifi...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:28:45
Airbus reveals solar-powered drone completed successful test flight
Airbus reveals solar-powered drone completed successful test flight

Airbus reveals solar-powered drone completed successful test flight

Airbus has unveiled its pioneering solar-powered drone. Called the Zephyr S, the aerospace giant presented the 'pseudo-satellite' to crowds gathered at Britain's Farnborough airshow....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:05:36
Rare beaked whales spotted for only the third time in the North Atlantic
Rare beaked whales spotted for only the third time in the North Atlantic

Rare beaked whales spotted for only the third time in the North Atlantic

The sighting came during a wildlife photography trip organised by charity Orca. where ferry passengers saw them breaching the waters off the coast off Santander in Spain....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:03:29
'Agatha Christie oak' collapses in heatwave after disease ravaged it
'Agatha Christie oak' collapses in heatwave after disease ravaged it

'Agatha Christie oak' collapses in heatwave after disease ravaged it

A cricket club in Torquay, Devon was home to a tree made famous by novelist Agatha Christie, who used to sit under it to watch cricket. The oak collapsed overnight due to fungal infection....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 23:03:20
Fortnite players revolt over removal of tactical submachine gun
Fortnite players revolt over removal of tactical submachine gun

Fortnite players revolt over removal of tactical submachine gun

Fortnite's latest major update has given players across the globe access to two new weapons, but also abolished the game's 'tactical submachine gun'....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:48:31
Meat and dairy industry to overtake oil as world's biggest polluter
Meat and dairy industry to overtake oil as world's biggest polluter

Meat and dairy industry to overtake oil as world's biggest polluter

Non-profit organisation the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy in Minnesota analysed 35 of the meat and dairy industry's biggest companies for the study. (Stock)...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:45:53
New type of plastic heals its cracks when exposed to certain light
New type of plastic heals its cracks when exposed to certain light

New type of plastic heals its cracks when exposed to certain light

Under certain light, the material can become up to ten times softer and more dynamic, researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology found....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:43:53
Amazon sells more than 100 million products despite outages
Amazon sells more than 100 million products despite outages

Amazon sells more than 100 million products despite outages

Amazon called this year's Prime Day the 'biggest shopping event' in its history. Shoppers bought over 100 million products during the event, with many Amazon-branded products being top sel...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 22:31:30
Satellite image shows 11 million ton iceberg floating off Greenland
Satellite image shows 11 million ton iceberg floating off Greenland

Satellite image shows 11 million ton iceberg floating off Greenland

The image captured July 9 by ESA's Sentinel-2 satellites shows the massive iceberg, along with several other large icebergs in the vicinity of the village Innaarsuit....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:56:23
Apple's new iPhone could have edge-to-edge screens
Apple's new iPhone could have edge-to-edge screens

Apple's new iPhone could have edge-to-edge screens

Apple has been widely rumored to be prepping three new iPhones for later this year. Now, a leaked image reportedly shows the glass panels that will be used in the yet-to-be-released iPhone...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 21:45:23
Samsung will release a radical folding phone in 2019
Samsung will release a radical folding phone in 2019

Samsung will release a radical folding phone in 2019

The Korean tech giant is working on a device, codenamed 'Winner,' where the screen can be folded in half like a wallet, the Wall Street Journal reported. It could cost more than $1,500....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:25:53
Samsung boss pictured using a never-before-seen Galaxy Note 9 handset
Samsung boss pictured using a never-before-seen Galaxy Note 9 handset

Samsung boss pictured using a never-before-seen Galaxy Note 9 handset

The image, appearing to show South Korean CEO DJ Koh using the handset, was reportedly captured at an event for the media in and shared on Chinese social media site Weibo....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 18:37:52
Elon Musk apologises to British cave diver he labelled 'pedo guy'
Elon Musk apologises to British cave diver he labelled 'pedo guy'

Elon Musk apologises to British cave diver he labelled 'pedo guy'

The billionaire entrepreneur, who is chief executive of the electric car maker Tesla Inc, issued the apology to Vern Unsworth on Twitter this morning....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:57:55
The Meghalayan Age: Scientists find we are in new geological period
The Meghalayan Age: Scientists find we are in new geological period

The Meghalayan Age: Scientists find we are in new geological period

A stalagmite in the Indian region of Meghalayan Age has allowed experts to divide the Holocene into more detailed portions, with it starting 4,200 years ago and continuing to this day....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:33:00
UK's turbines producing 40% less electricity as winds 'disappear'
UK's turbines producing 40% less electricity as winds 'disappear'

UK's turbines producing 40% less electricity as winds 'disappear'

UK weather anomalies continue as the wind turbines around the country produce barely any electricity, despite having two of the biggest off-shore wind farms in the world....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:29:48
Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket completes its 9th successful launch
Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket completes its 9th successful launch

Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket completes its 9th successful launch

The New Shepard spacecraft launched from Blue Origin's test site in West Texas at 11:00am ET (4:00pm BST) carrying a bundle of science experiments....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:21:17
Over half of women who watch gay porn imagine themselves as men
Over half of women who watch gay porn imagine themselves as men

Over half of women who watch gay porn imagine themselves as men

According to research led by Dr Lucy Neville, a Lecturer in Criminology from the University of Leicester, 55 per cent of the women surveyed imagined themselves as men (stock image)....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:07:52
EU fines Google $5 billion in record-breaking fine
EU fines Google $5 billion in record-breaking fine

EU fines Google $5 billion in record-breaking fine

The Mountain View-based company is the most popular search engine in the world and this fine, set to be announced at 12pm BST will take the firm to $6.7 billion (£5.1 billion) in EU fines ...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:45:17
'New Stonehenge' uncovered in Ireland during summer heatwave
'New Stonehenge' uncovered in Ireland during summer heatwave

'New Stonehenge' uncovered in Ireland during summer heatwave

The never-before-seen monument, spotted in County Meath, Ireland, is made up of a ring of prehistoric ditches now buried deep underground (pictured)....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:08:14
Vast fissure sparks urgent closure in Grand Teton National Park
Vast fissure sparks urgent closure in Grand Teton National Park

Vast fissure sparks urgent closure in Grand Teton National Park

Parts of the Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, which sits over the Yellowstone supervolcano, have been closed due to 'elevated potential for rockfall'....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:39:10
A few beers a week could help men start a family
A few beers a week could help men start a family

A few beers a week could help men start a family

Men hoping to become fathers are often advised to avoid alcohol for fear of harming their fertility. But a study suggests a few small beers a week or bottle of wine may actually help men s...
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:12:26
Twitter suspended 58 million accounts at the end of 2017
Twitter suspended 58 million accounts at the end of 2017

Twitter suspended 58 million accounts at the end of 2017

At Twitter headquarters in San Francisco, the firm has been purging the platform of bots and malicious accounts. New figures reveal this clean up started in late 2017....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:10:34
Sharpest images ever of Neptune have been back to Earth from the European Southern Observatory
Sharpest images ever of Neptune have been back to Earth from the European Southern Observatory

Sharpest images ever of Neptune have been back to Earth from the European Southern Observatory

Experts from the European Southern Observatory captured the shot using its Very Large Telescope, based in the deserts of northern Chile....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:00:31
Humans reached North America 6,500 years earlier than thought
Humans reached North America 6,500 years earlier than thought

Humans reached North America 6,500 years earlier than thought

Researchers from the Department of Anthropology at Texas State University excavated the Gault Site northwest of Austin and found tools between 16,000 and 20,000 years of age....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 11:44:38
Earliest memories begin after the age of two
Earliest memories begin after the age of two

Earliest memories begin after the age of two

For the 40 per cent of us who believe we remember an event from our first two years, we have likely created it falsely after seeing photos or hearing recollections from others....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:13:50
Elon Musk and Google DeepMind sign pledge against killer robots
Elon Musk and Google DeepMind sign pledge against killer robots

Elon Musk and Google DeepMind sign pledge against killer robots

Over 2,500 individuals and companies signed a pledge organized by the Future of Life Institute, vowing to ‘neither participate in nor support’ the development of lethal autonomous weapons....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 09:28:15
Google Assistant will now create a 'visual snapshot' of your day
Google Assistant will now create a 'visual snapshot' of your day

Google Assistant will now create a 'visual snapshot' of your day

Google Assistant's new 'visual snapshot' feature is now available on for both Android and iOS devices in all languages supported by the app. It will give users a rundown of their day....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:22:31
Incinerators across UK are regularly breaching pollution guidelines
Incinerators across UK are regularly breaching pollution guidelines

Incinerators across UK are regularly breaching pollution guidelines

MPs have called for a tax on garbage incinerators in order to curb the huge amount of pollution they create. A unit in Runcorn, Cheshire, was the worst offender in the UK last year....
Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:46
Records dating back to 1700s reveal how the sun affects lightning activity
Records dating back to 1700s reveal how the sun affects lightning activity

Records dating back to 1700s reveal how the sun affects lightning activity

Researchers in Japan have turned to detailed logs kept by farm families and government officials hundreds of years ago, looking for mentions of thunder and lightning events....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:40:40
The best Amazon Prime Day deals 2018
The best Amazon Prime Day deals 2018

The best Amazon Prime Day deals 2018

Amazon Prime Day starts at 3 pm ET on Monday and offers 36 hours of deals to Amazon Prime members; sales will remain open until 3 am ET on Tuesday, July 17....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 22:16:32
Sony set to release AR version of David Bowie exhibit
Sony set to release AR version of David Bowie exhibit

Sony set to release AR version of David Bowie exhibit

In what's described as a 'first of its kind' experience, Sony and several organizations have crafted a series of audio-visual spaces where viewers can witness the work and artifacts of Bow...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:57:19
Kamikaze bees kill invading hornets by forming 'hot defensive balls'
Kamikaze bees kill invading hornets by forming 'hot defensive balls'

Kamikaze bees kill invading hornets by forming 'hot defensive balls'

The finding was made by entomologists at Tamagawa University near Tokyo, who found that the desperate defensive manoeuvre was enough to reduce the lifespan of the bees significantly....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:23:51
How Nanit baby camera loved by Kim Kardashian is changing parenting
How Nanit baby camera loved by Kim Kardashian is changing parenting

How Nanit baby camera loved by Kim Kardashian is changing parenting

A baby monitor billed as the 'most advanced nursery camera ever' is bringing smart algorithms, sleep analysis and Amazon voice activated integration into the world of parenting. ...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:16:36
Lab grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years
Lab grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

Lab grown meat could be in restaurants in 3 years

A Dutch company that presented the world's first lab-grown beef burger five years ago said it has received funding to pursue its plans to make and sell artificially grown meat to restauran...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:01:51
Amazon on track to capture nearly HALF of US e-commerce market by the end of 2018, research shows
Amazon on track to capture nearly HALF of US e-commerce market by the end of 2018, research shows

Amazon on track to capture nearly HALF of US e-commerce market by the end of 2018, research shows

A new report from digital marketing research firm eMarketer indicates that the Silicon Valley giant is expected to capture a whopping 49.1% of the US retail market by the end of 2018....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:52:53
Samsung's next Galaxy model may include in-display fingerprint reader
Samsung's next Galaxy model may include in-display fingerprint reader

Samsung's next Galaxy model may include in-display fingerprint reader

Samsung is expected to release three different versions of the Galaxy S10 in 2019, two of which may include in-display fingerprint readers, noted smartphone analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:36:25
Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'
Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'

Detroit, Michigan is named 'most stressful place in America'

Detroit, Michigan, was rankled the most stressed US city in categories of strain from work, money, family and health. Fremont, California, was ranked the least stressed city....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:15:45
Walmart and Microsoft team up on cloud computing in bid against Amazon
Walmart and Microsoft team up on cloud computing in bid against Amazon

Walmart and Microsoft team up on cloud computing in bid against Amazon

Walmart said Tuesday it was entering a five-year agreement with Microsoft to make use of its artificial intelligence, machine learning and data platforms in a bit to compete with Amazon....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:47:57
Pentagon working to develop technology that would let troops control machines with their MINDS
Pentagon working to develop technology that would let troops control machines with their MINDS

Pentagon working to develop technology that would let troops control machines with their MINDS

DARPA's new program is working to develop technology that would let troops one day be able to control drones, cyber defense systems, and other technology with their mind....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:40:04
London knife crime app 'Hunch' wants to tackle crime wave
London knife crime app 'Hunch' wants to tackle crime wave

London knife crime app 'Hunch' wants to tackle crime wave

An app that is attempting to tackle knife crime on the streets of London has been condemned by experts who say the anonymous reporting could destroy trust in communities....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:06:57
HALF of husbands don't know how often their wife achieves an orgasm
HALF of husbands don't know how often their wife achieves an orgasm

HALF of husbands don't know how often their wife achieves an orgasm

More than 1,600 newly-wedded couples found that 43 per cent of husbands don't know how often they satisfy their partners, a new survey from Brigham Young University in Utah shows....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:03:11
Rolls-Royce's flying taxi will begin test flights 'by next year'
Rolls-Royce's flying taxi will begin test flights 'by next year'

Rolls-Royce's flying taxi will begin test flights 'by next year'

The Derby-based aerospace giant that built the Spitfire's engines has unveiled an electric-hybrid flying taxi that will start real-world testing before the end of next year....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:46:44
Tinder tests letting users send Bitmoji to help them break the ice
Tinder tests letting users send Bitmoji to help them break the ice

Tinder tests letting users send Bitmoji to help them break the ice

Tinder is giving its users new ways to flirt. The dating app annnounced that it's testing a feature that will let users send Bitmojis to their matches, but only in Mexico and Canada for no...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:43:10
New Chrome update will reduce performance, Google admits 
New Chrome update will reduce performance, Google admits 

New Chrome update will reduce performance, Google admits 

Google announced the new 'site isolation' feature, which has been enabled for 99 per cent of its global users on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS. via its security blog....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:39:20
A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter
A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter

A dozen new moons have been discovered orbiting Jupiter

The discovery from scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, DC, brings the Jupiter's total number of moons to a whopping 79 - the most of any planet in the solar s...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 16:29:00
Netflix share price drops as it fails to add enough subscribers
Netflix share price drops as it fails to add enough subscribers

Netflix share price drops as it fails to add enough subscribers

Netflix, based in Los Gatos, California, has failed to meet its own targets for subscriber growth. The company gained 5.1 million new customers this quarter – more than a million short....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:53:07
Ginger emoji are added to the iPhone to celebrate World Emoji Day
Ginger emoji are added to the iPhone to celebrate World Emoji Day

Ginger emoji are added to the iPhone to celebrate World Emoji Day

The new batch of characters will roll out to Apple devices across the globe later this year as part of a free iOS software upgrade....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:40:56
Amazon Prime Day: 80 per cent of Spanish workers strike
Amazon Prime Day: 80 per cent of Spanish workers strike

Amazon Prime Day: 80 per cent of Spanish workers strike

Amazon workers at a fulfilment warehouse in Spain have walked out, with more workers in Germany and Poland also expected to walk out on Amazon's Prime Day....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:19:25
Detailed 5,500 year-old stone carvings discovered in the Boyne Valley
Detailed 5,500 year-old stone carvings discovered in the Boyne Valley

Detailed 5,500 year-old stone carvings discovered in the Boyne Valley

Experts from University College Dublin's school of archaeology made the discovery on farmland near 18th Century Dowth Hall in the Brú na Bóinne, or Boyne Valley Tombs, World Heritage Site....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:45:33
British bargain-hunters are hit by Amazon Prime Day site crash
British bargain-hunters are hit by Amazon Prime Day site crash

British bargain-hunters are hit by Amazon Prime Day site crash

Amazon customers in the UK looking to take advantage of the firm's annual Prime Day sale were hit by a worldwide glitch that caused widespread frustration....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:52:01
Sound waves uncover one quadrillion ton stash of diamonds
Sound waves uncover one quadrillion ton stash of diamonds

Sound waves uncover one quadrillion ton stash of diamonds

International researchers, led by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have discovered a huge amount of diamonds stashed in the roots of craton, more than 100 miles below the su...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:42:59
Watch out for the fake Facebook email offering £70 to do a survey
Watch out for the fake Facebook email offering £70 to do a survey

Watch out for the fake Facebook email offering £70 to do a survey

Britons are being warned not to fall for an email scam, which appears to be sent from Facebook's 'user experience research' team....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:43:54
Google faces record-breaking EU fine tipped to exceed £2.1 billion
Google faces record-breaking EU fine tipped to exceed £2.1 billion

Google faces record-breaking EU fine tipped to exceed £2.1 billion

The European Commission's decision, delayed by a week by US President Donald Trump's visit to a Nato summit in Brussels last week, is expected on Wednesday....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:22:40
Google introduces new job search feature for UK workers
Google introduces new job search feature for UK workers

Google introduces new job search feature for UK workers

Google has expanded its 'jobs near me' search feature to Britain as the company makes its first foray into the UK's recruitment sector....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:07:14
Ninebot unveils new kit that can transform a Segway into a go-kart
Ninebot unveils new kit that can transform a Segway into a go-kart

Ninebot unveils new kit that can transform a Segway into a go-kart

Segway parent Ninebot is expected to roll out a kit that attaches a go-kart to its upright hoverboard, the miniPro. It includes a steering wheel, front bumper and seats as well as front an...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:55:04
Ninebot unveils new kit that can transform a Segway into a go-kart
Ninebot unveils new kit that can transform a Segway into a go-kart

Ninebot unveils new kit that can transform a Segway into a go-kart

Segway parent Ninebot is expected to roll out a kit that attaches a go-kart to its upright hoverboard, the miniPro. It includes a steering wheel, front bumper and seats as well as front an...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:55:04
Amazon Prime Day threatened by strikes in fulfilment centres
Amazon Prime Day threatened by strikes in fulfilment centres

Amazon Prime Day threatened by strikes in fulfilment centres

Amazon workers at fulfilment warehouses in Poland, Spain and France are set to walk away from their jobs this week in protest over harsh working conditions, according to union officials....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 09:22:43
Amazon finally acknowledges Prime Day outage hours after site crashed
Amazon finally acknowledges Prime Day outage hours after site crashed

Amazon finally acknowledges Prime Day outage hours after site crashed

Amazon has crashed across the United States, leaving shoppers unable to make their purchases. It comes just hours into the site's Prime Day sale....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:22:52
Lockheed Martin unveils largest-ever 3D-printed satellite fuel domes
Lockheed Martin unveils largest-ever 3D-printed satellite fuel domes

Lockheed Martin unveils largest-ever 3D-printed satellite fuel domes

Lockheed Martin built a 3-D printed titanium vessel to be used for satellite fuel tanks that measures 46 inches, or just about four feet, in diameter. The previous record holder was the si...
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 06:33:48
Internet infrastructure beneath major cities could become submerged by 2033 as sea levels rise
Internet infrastructure beneath major cities could become submerged by 2033 as sea levels rise

Internet infrastructure beneath major cities could become submerged by 2033 as sea levels rise

A study from University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Oregon warns New York, Miami, and Seattle could be among the worst hit, with potential to disrupt global communications....
Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:08:49
Hexa robot plant holder moves when it needs more light
Hexa robot plant holder moves when it needs more light

Hexa robot plant holder moves when it needs more light

Called Hexa, the intelligent planter is just big enough to hold a medium-sized succulent and is equipped with spider-like legs that can walk into the sunlight when its plant passenger need...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:27:57
Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas
Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas

Pregnant women who wear perfume have kids that struggle to grasp ideas

Dr Janice Juraska, of the University of Illinois, said she was shocked by how clear the impact was, and she would now urge pregnant women to avoid plastics and fragrances of any kind....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 23:16:02
High-energy neutrinos still adhere to Einstein's theory
High-energy neutrinos still adhere to Einstein's theory

High-energy neutrinos still adhere to Einstein's theory

In its toughest test to date, scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology showed that subatomic particles called neutrinos obey the Lorentz principle, despite operating at incr...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 22:05:51
Pottery was created by early man after a surge in heavy fishing at the end of the last Ice Age
Pottery was created by early man after a surge in heavy fishing at the end of the last Ice Age

Pottery was created by early man after a surge in heavy fishing at the end of the last Ice Age

Scientists at the University of York said the find reveals how prehistoric hunter-gatherers in Japan transformed the ceramic pot from a rare and special object to an every-day tool for pre...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:30:39
Archaeologists unearth charred remains of a 14,400 year-old flatbread in Jordan
Archaeologists unearth charred remains of a 14,400 year-old flatbread in Jordan

Archaeologists unearth charred remains of a 14,400 year-old flatbread in Jordan

The site, Shubayqa , located roughly 90 miles (150 km) northeast of Amman, in Jordan, has been investigated by a University of Copenhagen led team from 2012 to the present day....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 20:27:49
Uber launches 'Spotlight' feature to flag drivers
Uber launches 'Spotlight' feature to flag drivers

Uber launches 'Spotlight' feature to flag drivers

Uber on Monday is launching a slew of new features that are aimed at connecting drivers with riders and should also help minimize the need for riders or driver to cancel the trip altogeth...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:52:16
Russia's royals found: DNA evidence discovers the last tsar
Russia's royals found: DNA evidence discovers the last tsar

Russia's royals found: DNA evidence discovers the last tsar

Tsar Nicholas II was murdered, alongside his family, 100 years ago today when they were living under guard in the Urals city of Sverdlovsk, now Yekaterinburg, Russia....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:50:49
South African telescope captures image of Milky Way's center
South African telescope captures image of Milky Way's center

South African telescope captures image of Milky Way's center

The 64-dish MeerKAT telescope was inaugurated on Friday after a decade in design and construction, and is already proving its incredible capabilities. The new image captures the Milky Way'...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:21:36
Google's DeepMind AI is now training machines using IQ tests
Google's DeepMind AI is now training machines using IQ tests

Google's DeepMind AI is now training machines using IQ tests

Researchers at Google's DeepMind project in London used puzzles are known as Raven's progressive matrices to prove that AI is capable of abstract thought similar to humans....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:19:40
Roku unveils wireless speakers that automatically turn the volume down on loud commercials
Roku unveils wireless speakers that automatically turn the volume down on loud commercials

Roku unveils wireless speakers that automatically turn the volume down on loud commercials

Roku is launching its own pair of wireless speakers for the living room. It's aimed at casual TV and movie watchers who want better audio, without the headache of installing a home audio s...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 19:15:42
A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms
A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms

A wire could help doctors detect cancer before patients show symptoms

Catching biomarkers for cancer in a blood test often comes down to luck. But Stanford researchers have developed a magnetic wire that would attract broken-off cells like a fridge magnet....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:44:04
Stingrays spotted in shallow water close to Jersey’s beaches 
Stingrays spotted in shallow water close to Jersey’s beaches 

Stingrays spotted in shallow water close to Jersey’s beaches 

Experts have issued a warning about the creatures, which can grow up to a metre and a half long, being in British waters. They have been seen off the south and east of Jersey....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 18:39:41
Power to the drones: Utilities companies use long-distance craft to spot damage in the grid
Power to the drones: Utilities companies use long-distance craft to spot damage in the grid

Power to the drones: Utilities companies use long-distance craft to spot damage in the grid

Utilities in Europe are looking to long-distance drones to scour thousands of miles of grids for damage and leaks in an attempt to avoid network failures that cost them billions of dollars...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:57:31
Instagram users confess worst answers to their Questions Sticker
Instagram users confess worst answers to their Questions Sticker

Instagram users confess worst answers to their Questions Sticker

Instagram, based in Menlo Park in California, last week launched questions in stories. But, they are not anonymous. This detail caused many users to come unstuck asking unusual questions....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:50:15
Seaweed off Antarctica has travelled up to 12,500 miles across the Southern Ocean
Seaweed off Antarctica has travelled up to 12,500 miles across the Southern Ocean

Seaweed off Antarctica has travelled up to 12,500 miles across the Southern Ocean

The continent of Antarctica is a vast wilderness with little life. The presence of seaweed, from 12,500 miles (20,000 km) away indicates that other plant and animal species could one day l...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:46:02
Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9
Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9

Safety fears over revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr/Cas9

Wellcome Sanger Institute scientists tested the effects of Crispr on both mouse and human cells in the laboratory. The findings were published in the journal Nature Biotechnology....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 16:07:15
Rolls-Royce confirms a Back to the Future-style flying taxi
Rolls-Royce confirms a Back to the Future-style flying taxi

Rolls-Royce confirms a Back to the Future-style flying taxi

British jet engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce is making a flying taxi, which will travel at 250mph. The electric vehicle will be unveiled at the Farnborough Airshow this week....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:24:56
Nasa's fleet of hurricane-tracking satellites Cygnss could be fully operational next year
Nasa's fleet of hurricane-tracking satellites Cygnss could be fully operational next year

Nasa's fleet of hurricane-tracking satellites Cygnss could be fully operational next year

Nasa, based in Washington, DC, said its fleet could fill a key gap in scientists' ability to predict the intensity of deadly hurricanes....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 13:08:54
Google and Facebook are turning to Africa to find the next billion online users
Google and Facebook are turning to Africa to find the next billion online users

Google and Facebook are turning to Africa to find the next billion online users

Lagos and Accra, cities in Nigeria and Ghana, respectively, have been ear-marked by global tech giants as key avenues into Africa, as the firms hope to conquer the continent and entice a b...
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 12:12:01
Scalextric-style roads will top-up battery levels of electric vehicles during journeys
Scalextric-style roads will top-up battery levels of electric vehicles during journeys

Scalextric-style roads will top-up battery levels of electric vehicles during journeys

The proposal was made in a Department for Transport (DfT) strategy designed to promote zero emission vehicle technology in Britain, but similar schemes are being attempted globally....
Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:47:15
Parents are being 'banned' from driving their children to schools concerned about pollution
Parents are being 'banned' from driving their children to schools concerned about pollution

Parents are being 'banned' from driving their children to schools concerned about pollution

In London, Hackney council closed roads outside five schools. The initiative will be extended to another 12 sites. And Westminster council says a range of options will be on offer from Sep...
Sat, 14 Jul 2018 02:06:59
Uber now conducts continuous background checks on drivers to improve riders' safety
Uber now conducts continuous background checks on drivers to improve riders' safety

Uber now conducts continuous background checks on drivers to improve riders' safety

Uber now conducts real-time background checks for its drivers as a means of improving safety for its riders. The move comes as Uber has encountered repeated issues with violent or abusive ...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 23:38:46
The online battle for the truth: Experts say accuracy is 'no longer seen as important'
The online battle for the truth: Experts say accuracy is 'no longer seen as important'

The online battle for the truth: Experts say accuracy is 'no longer seen as important'

False information is saturating political debate worldwide and undermining an already weak level of trust in the media and institutions, spreading further than ever on social networks....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 23:08:05
NASA chief supports Donald Trump's Space Force and building 'permanent infrastructure' on the moon
NASA chief supports Donald Trump's Space Force and building 'permanent infrastructure' on the moon

NASA chief supports Donald Trump's Space Force and building 'permanent infrastructure' on the moon

NASA chief Jim Bridenstine reiterated his support for President Donald Trump's proposed new space force, calling it a critical effort to protect the Earth, according to Bloomberg....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:20:06
Instagram up and running again after global outage may have left MILLIONS unable to check app
Instagram up and running again after global outage may have left MILLIONS unable to check app

Instagram up and running again after global outage may have left MILLIONS unable to check app

The site was experiencing problems with both the desktop and mobile platforms, issuing an error message for those who attempt to access it. As of around 4:30 pm, many users regained access...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:09:20
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he lost thousands of followers after the latest purge of fake accounts
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he lost thousands of followers after the latest purge of fake accounts

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he lost thousands of followers after the latest purge of fake accounts

Twitter this week said that it was purging locked accounts from users' follower counts, marking its latest effort to crack down on fake accounts, bots and harassment on the platform....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:01:24
Tiny algae triggered a mass extinction 445 million years ago
Tiny algae triggered a mass extinction 445 million years ago

Tiny algae triggered a mass extinction 445 million years ago

Researchers from Harvard University made the finding by studying ancient ocean sediments unearthed from Nevada (stock image)....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:37:59
Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans
Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans

Footballers who feign injury using same technique as early humans

Footballers who could convincingly simulate or exaggerate pain such as Neymar (pictured) may have had a survival advantage, according to research from the University of Sussex....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 19:28:31
Warnings over new Bitcoin ransom scam that claims hackers have recorded you watching PORN
Warnings over new Bitcoin ransom scam that claims hackers have recorded you watching PORN

Warnings over new Bitcoin ransom scam that claims hackers have recorded you watching PORN

Numerous people have reported receiving a worrying email this month in which the sender claims to have used malware to access their devices and record them watching porn and ‘doing nasty t...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:44:28
Uber riders in the US can now pay for their trips with Venmo
Uber riders in the US can now pay for their trips with Venmo

Uber riders in the US can now pay for their trips with Venmo

Uber riders in the US can now pay for their trips with Venmo. A 'Pay with Venmo' option began appearing on the app on Thursday and will let users split the cost of a ride without paying a ...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:42:03
South Africa unveils new 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope that could unlock the mysteries of universe
South Africa unveils new 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope that could unlock the mysteries of universe

South Africa unveils new 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope that could unlock the mysteries of universe

A mega-project to unlock cosmic conundrums from dark energy to detecting extraterrestrial life was given a boost on Friday, when MeerKAT telescope was inaugurated in Carnarvon....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 16:48:18
Don't call me a 'billionaire' says Elon Musk as term 'denigrates'
Don't call me a 'billionaire' says Elon Musk as term 'denigrates'

Don't call me a 'billionaire' says Elon Musk as term 'denigrates'

Elon Musk, whose personal wealth is estimated at more than £15 billion ($20 bn), made the comments in relation to his involvement in recent rescue operations in Thailand....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:48:32
Jeff Bezos will charge 'up to £230,000' for a trip into space
Jeff Bezos will charge 'up to £230,000' for a trip into space

Jeff Bezos will charge 'up to £230,000' for a trip into space

After eight test launched at its Texas site, Blue Origin is preparing to take paying passengers in to space. The space tourism company is looking to sell tickets aboard its rocket for £150...
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:40:16
Bayeux Tapestry features an array of 93 penises
Bayeux Tapestry features an array of 93 penises

Bayeux Tapestry features an array of 93 penises

George Garnett, a professor of medieval history at Oxford University, has looked at the human and horse genitalia in the Bayeux Tapestry to understand more about its makers....
Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:36:43
Why you should NEVER ride in the back of a pick-up truck!
Why you should NEVER ride in the back of a pick-up truck!

Why you should NEVER ride in the back of a pick-up truck!

The dramatic footage, created by the North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program, captures a silver car travelling towards a pick-up truck....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 10:07:41
Human ancestors left Africa 2.1 million years ago journeying to Asia
Human ancestors left Africa 2.1 million years ago journeying to Asia

Human ancestors left Africa 2.1 million years ago journeying to Asia

The stone tools were discovered at Shangchen in the southern Chinese Loess Plateau by a team that was led by Professor Zhaoyu Zhu of the Chinese Academy of Sciences....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:50:22
Abandoned Civilisations unravels the mysteries of over 90 lost worlds
Abandoned Civilisations unravels the mysteries of over 90 lost worlds

Abandoned Civilisations unravels the mysteries of over 90 lost worlds

Abandoned Civilisations by British author Kieron Connolly reveals how vast societies can rise and fall, leaving behind ruined cities and towns that have been reclaimed by nature....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 05:43:37
Iceberg the size of Delaware that cracked off Antarctica has stalled
Iceberg the size of Delaware that cracked off Antarctica has stalled

Iceberg the size of Delaware that cracked off Antarctica has stalled

An animation showing its movement over the last few months reveals how the trillion-plus ton Iceberg A-68 has shifted as it’s battered by ocean currents, tides, and winds in the Weddell Se...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:53:06
The 3D printed underwater jetpack that can be built in minutes
The 3D printed underwater jetpack that can be built in minutes

The 3D printed underwater jetpack that can be built in minutes

A university student has designed a futuristic underwater jetpack that can seamlessly propel you around a pool. It's constructed out of entirely 3D printed materials and can be built in mi...
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:52:36
Hacker has been trying to sell documents on MQ-9 reaper drone
Hacker has been trying to sell documents on MQ-9 reaper drone

Hacker has been trying to sell documents on MQ-9 reaper drone

Cyber-security firm Recorded Future revealed Tuesday that an unidentified hacker has been trying to sell stolen military documents on the dark web....
Thu, 12 Jul 2018 00:28:45
Magic Leap finally shows off its secretive augmented reality goggles
Magic Leap finally shows off its secretive augmented reality goggles

Magic Leap finally shows off its secretive augmented reality goggles

The firm showed prerecorded clips of the goggles in action as it announced it has partnered with AT&T  to exclusively sell its wireless gadgets in the United States....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:57:20
Cocaine users are relying on Apple Watches to monitor heart rate
Cocaine users are relying on Apple Watches to monitor heart rate

Cocaine users are relying on Apple Watches to monitor heart rate

Tech workers have admitted to going on cocaine binges, checking their Apple Watches to monitor their state. But those devices only check heart rate, while cocaine triggers other effects....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 23:10:23
New image gives a glimpse into a stellar cluster 5,500 light-years away 
New image gives a glimpse into a stellar cluster 5,500 light-years away 

New image gives a glimpse into a stellar cluster 5,500 light-years away 

The incredible image was captured by the HAWK-I infrared imager mounted on ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 21:31:23
NASA explains 'smashed sundog' phenomenon
NASA explains 'smashed sundog' phenomenon

NASA explains 'smashed sundog' phenomenon

It may have blasted off in 2010, but the incredible 'sky ripples' caused when NASA launched its Solar Dynamics Observatory are still setting the internet alight....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 19:42:01
From runway to railroad: Radical concept reveals 'flying train' with detachable wings
From runway to railroad: Radical concept reveals 'flying train' with detachable wings

From runway to railroad: Radical concept reveals 'flying train' with detachable wings

Akka has unveiled its ‘Link & Fly’ design, envisioning a craft that relies on a pod and detachable wings to speed up the boarding process, and make it easier than ever to get to and from ...
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 17:59:31
Wrap your car key fob in TINFOIL to stop thieves unlocking vehicle
Wrap your car key fob in TINFOIL to stop thieves unlocking vehicle

Wrap your car key fob in TINFOIL to stop thieves unlocking vehicle

According to ex-FBI agent Holly Hubert who is now CEO of Buffalo-based GlobalSecurityIQ, the simple hack can protect cars from being stolen....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 16:24:07
Rangers capture crocodile weighing a whopping 600kg
Rangers capture crocodile weighing a whopping 600kg

Rangers capture crocodile weighing a whopping 600kg

The huge saltwater crocodile was caught in the Katherine River in the Northern Territory - after a decade-long hunt....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:58:35
Eerie sounds emitted between Saturn and its moon Enceladus
Eerie sounds emitted between Saturn and its moon Enceladus

Eerie sounds emitted between Saturn and its moon Enceladus

Experts at Iowa University used the the Cassini space probe to uncover a powerful and constantly changing interaction between Saturn and Enceladus....
Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:17:37
Helicopter pilot dangles himself from a zipline over Vanuatu volcano
Helicopter pilot dangles himself from a zipline over Vanuatu volcano

Helicopter pilot dangles himself from a zipline over Vanuatu volcano

In a jaw-dropping video shared by Vanuatu Helicopters this week, Pilot Andy Martin’s legs can be seen dangling over the massive Benbow Crater on Ambrym Island....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:40:40
Stunning mosaics reveal the 'rich visual culture' of ancient Judaism
Stunning mosaics reveal the 'rich visual culture' of ancient Judaism

Stunning mosaics reveal the 'rich visual culture' of ancient Judaism

A series of digs led by researchers at Huqoq, in Israel's Galilee, have uncovered sprawling mosaics that paint a picture of a ‘rich visual culture’ that thrived during fifth century Christ...
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 23:08:50
Scientists find meteorite that lit up night sky over Botswana in June
Scientists find meteorite that lit up night sky over Botswana in June

Scientists find meteorite that lit up night sky over Botswana in June

The space rock was captured by two farmers on CCTV on June 2nd as it hurtled down from the heavens leaving a blazing white heat trail in its wake....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 19:44:07
NASA rover that could bring samples from Mars back to Earth
NASA rover that could bring samples from Mars back to Earth

NASA rover that could bring samples from Mars back to Earth

Airbus has won two contracts from the European Space Agency (ESA) to design a Sample Fetch Rover and an Earth Return Orbiter for the 2026 mission....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:27:42
Chinese government start-up expands plans for face-reading AI
Chinese government start-up expands plans for face-reading AI

Chinese government start-up expands plans for face-reading AI

Beijing firm Megvii has confirmed it is shifting its powerful Face++ facial recognition technology beyond China after securing a distributor in Thailand....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 12:40:03
Four mile long iceberg breaks off a Greenland glacier
Four mile long iceberg breaks off a Greenland glacier

Four mile long iceberg breaks off a Greenland glacier

The four-mile-long iceberg began breaking off Greenland’s Helheim Glacier at 11.30 p.m. on June 22. A team of researchers from NYU captured the event in stunning detail....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 10:50:17
NOAA reveals the weirdest creatures found off the Southeast US
NOAA reveals the weirdest creatures found off the Southeast US

NOAA reveals the weirdest creatures found off the Southeast US

The NOAA mission came to a close on July 2 after more than a month mapping and observing the US Southeast Continental Margin, which stretches from Florida to North Carolina....
Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:31:06
Scientists defy 'force of nature' to unlock secrets of...
Scientists defy 'force of nature' to unlock secrets of...

Scientists defy 'force of nature' to unlock secrets of...

Scientists have been measuring the eruptions 24/7 since Kilauea first exploded more than two months ago,...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 21:30:00
Step inside the tomb of Queen Nefertari in new virtual reality experience
Step inside the tomb of Queen Nefertari in new virtual reality experience

Step inside the tomb of Queen Nefertari in new virtual reality experience

A breathtaking new virtual reality experience created by Experius VR will transport you right into the 3,000-year-old tomb of the Egyptian queen, Nefertari. She was the favorite wife of Ra...
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 20:38:57
Britain's heatwave exposes historical secrets including Roman-era fort
Britain's heatwave exposes historical secrets including Roman-era fort

Britain's heatwave exposes historical secrets including Roman-era fort

Ancient sites in Norfolk, Lancashire and Wales have been uncovered. Shown here are newly-discovered crop marks of a prehistoric or Roman farm near Langstone, Newport....
Mon, 09 Jul 2018 19:08:04
The 'incredible hulk' comet
The 'incredible hulk' comet

The 'incredible hulk' comet

Officially known as PANSTARRS (C/2017 S3), it is surrounded by a massive gas cloud 161,556 miles wide in diameter, almost twice as wide as the planet Jupiter....
Fri, 06 Jul 2018 13:39:55
Native American dog breeds were almost completely wiped out by the arrival of Europeans
Native American dog breeds were almost completely wiped out by the arrival of Europeans

Native American dog breeds were almost completely wiped out by the arrival of Europeans

Dogs that we think of as American - such as the Labrador and Chihuahuas - are in fact descended from dogs from the Old World, research led by four British universities revealed....
Thu, 05 Jul 2018 19:00:46
Dogs can't kiss and make up because they've lost 'pack mentality'
Dogs can't kiss and make up because they've lost 'pack mentality'

Dogs can't kiss and make up because they've lost 'pack mentality'

The team from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna studied how dogs and wolves reconcile with others of the same species following a disagreement....
Wed, 04 Jul 2018 12:20:32
NASA releases stunning image of 'celestial fireworks'
NASA releases stunning image of 'celestial fireworks'

NASA releases stunning image of 'celestial fireworks'

The incredible image reveals a nebula, located 20,000 light-years away in the constellation Carina, that contains a central cluster of huge, hot stars, called NGC 3603....
Tue, 03 Jul 2018 22:11:35
Instagram unveils new 'all caught up' to curb social media addiction
Instagram unveils new 'all caught up' to curb social media addiction

Instagram unveils new 'all caught up' to curb social media addiction

Instagram says this new global feature is an attempt to help users combat compulsive online browsing and understand how much time they spend online....
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 23:16:36
Disney has built humanoid 'stuntbots' to take over from actors during dangerous stunts 
Disney has built humanoid 'stuntbots' to take over from actors during dangerous stunts 

Disney has built humanoid 'stuntbots' to take over from actors during dangerous stunts 

Disney theme parks in Florida, Paris and many more may soon have robotic performers that produce the incredible superhero movements seen only in films....
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 20:34:26
One third of Mars was covered in water and heavy rainfall eroded its network of deep valleys
One third of Mars was covered in water and heavy rainfall eroded its network of deep valleys

One third of Mars was covered in water and heavy rainfall eroded its network of deep valleys

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology found branching structures of former river networks on Mars (pictured) have parallels with waterways that run through arid regions on Earth....
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 19:09:57
Leaked photos reveal the 'supercharger' Apple will bundle with its new iPhones
Leaked photos reveal the 'supercharger' Apple will bundle with its new iPhones

Leaked photos reveal the 'supercharger' Apple will bundle with its new iPhones

New images have put some weight behind the rumors that upcoming iPhone models may come with USB-C chargers that can deliver a powerful 18-watt charge....
Mon, 02 Jul 2018 18:59:52
The 'transformer' aircraft that could soon take you from LA to SF in under an hour
The 'transformer' aircraft that could soon take you from LA to SF in under an hour

The 'transformer' aircraft that could soon take you from LA to SF in under an hour

The Transcend Air Corporation announced the development of a vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) six-seater aircraft that will be ready in January 2024....
Sat, 30 Jun 2018 16:36:43
The 'decapitated man of Pompeii' WASN'T killed by a falling rock, archaeologists find
The 'decapitated man of Pompeii' WASN'T killed by a falling rock, archaeologists find

The 'decapitated man of Pompeii' WASN'T killed by a falling rock, archaeologists find

It had been believed the 35-year-old man was beheaded by a falling rock as he tried to escape the Pompeii eruption, but now his skull has been found intact....
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 22:35:48
Apple's next iPhone could use ‘smart shock absorbers’ to prevent cracked screens on dropped phones
Apple's next iPhone could use ‘smart shock absorbers’ to prevent cracked screens on dropped phones

Apple's next iPhone could use ‘smart shock absorbers’ to prevent cracked screens on dropped phones

Apple, based in Cupertino, is considering adding ‘smart shock absorbers’ inside upcoming iPhone models to prevent glass displays from smashing – even when there is no case on the phone....
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:36:38
Bronze Age children sacrificed in Turkey are unearthed in ancient tomb
Bronze Age children sacrificed in Turkey are unearthed in ancient tomb

Bronze Age children sacrificed in Turkey are unearthed in ancient tomb

Dr Brenna Hasset of the Natural History Museum in London led the team of physical anthropologists at the archaeological dig site at Başur Höyük, in Upper Tigris region of southeast Turkey....
Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:13:20
Scientists discover ancient lizard that hunted the shallow waters around Italy 75 million years ago 
Scientists discover ancient lizard that hunted the shallow waters around Italy 75 million years ago 

Scientists discover ancient lizard that hunted the shallow waters around Italy 75 million years ago 

University of Alberta paleontologists discovered a new species of marine lizard. It lived 70 to 75 million years ago in shallow waters and was found in Puglia, Italy....
Fri, 22 Jun 2018 23:19:57
1,500-year-old dismembered remains of three men are found at a Roman site in Cambridgeshire
1,500-year-old dismembered remains of three men are found at a Roman site in Cambridgeshire

1,500-year-old dismembered remains of three men are found at a Roman site in Cambridgeshire

Researchers led by Kasia Gdaniec, the senior archaeologist with Cambridge county council, are excavating the site near Highways England's A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon....
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 10:46:15
Curiosity photo shows how dust has blanketed Mars as storm expands to circle the ENTIRE planet
Curiosity photo shows how dust has blanketed Mars as storm expands to circle the ENTIRE planet

Curiosity photo shows how dust has blanketed Mars as storm expands to circle the ENTIRE planet

A striking image shared by NASA shows the dramatic atmospheric changes caused by the ‘planet circling’ event in the last few weeks, with sites that were once clearly visible now obscured b...
Wed, 20 Jun 2018 22:34:38
How spiders can fly: Researchers find they make near-invisible paragliders
How spiders can fly: Researchers find they make near-invisible paragliders

How spiders can fly: Researchers find they make near-invisible paragliders

German researchers studied crab spiders to understand how the arachnids 'fly'. They make 'paragliders' from dozens of thin silk fibers to catch the wind....
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 22:42:23
Stunning drone footage lets you fly over the ever-growing crater at Kīlauea's summit
Stunning drone footage lets you fly over the ever-growing crater at Kīlauea's summit

Stunning drone footage lets you fly over the ever-growing crater at Kīlauea's summit

As scientists remotely explore the area using unmanned aircraft, Kilauea shows no sign of letting up; just this morning, it launched a plume 6,000 feet above sea level in yet another explo...
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:59:27
Virtual cadaver could help solve the medical shortage of dead bodies
Virtual cadaver could help solve the medical shortage of dead bodies

Virtual cadaver could help solve the medical shortage of dead bodies

Researchers from Montpellier Medical University in France are using 3D scanners to create 'virtual cadavers' for medical students to learn on....
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 15:29:03
Proof of crucifixions in the ancient world? 2,000-year-old skeleton with a hole in its foot is found
Proof of crucifixions in the ancient world? 2,000-year-old skeleton with a hole in its foot is found

Proof of crucifixions in the ancient world? 2,000-year-old skeleton with a hole in its foot is found

The skeleton was found around 37 miles (60km) from Venice in the Po valley and had 'particular lesions' on the right heel. It was analysed by Italian researchers led by the University of F...
Thu, 31 May 2018 18:59:20
Having children on Mars will be 'a titanic challenge'
Having children on Mars will be 'a titanic challenge'

Having children on Mars will be 'a titanic challenge'

Researchers say newborns face a huge host of issues, and warn that basic reproductive processes may simply not work in the Martian atmosphere....
Wed, 23 May 2018 00:28:19
Historic hull of 18th century ship washes ashore in Florida
Historic hull of 18th century ship washes ashore in Florida

Historic hull of 18th century ship washes ashore in Florida

On Tuesday the 48-foot hull of an 18th century shipwreck washed ashore on Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida. Researchers race the tide to collect enough data to recreate the wreck into a 3-D mo...
Fri, 30 Mar 2018 16:18:50
 
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