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Mars probe ‘destroyed on impact’, ESA confirms

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:31:29 GMT

Nasa orbiter relays images of likely crash site of Schiaparelli lander

Schiaparelli lander remains out of contact on Mars

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:24:17 GMT

ESA suspects parachute and thrusters failed to slow craft adequately on descent

ESA in anxious wait for Mars lander’s call

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:51:59 GMT

Scientists lose contact with Schiaparelli probe after plunge towards red planet

Third runway at Heathrow

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:24:32 GMT

These expansion plans are a throwback to a different era, writes Philip Stephens

Gorillas deserve more than captivity

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:30:50 GMT

The pleasure of seeing primates in a zoo is dangerously close to voyeurism

Banks use blockchain for mortgage service

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:08:25 GMT

Bank of China and HSBC aim to launch property survey database

Countries agree to phase out of HFCs

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 10:27:42 GMT

Use of potent greenhouse chemicals to be reduced from 2019

Global deal to ban HFCs draws closer

Fri, 14 Oct 2016 18:05:15 GMT

Phasing out hydrofluorocarbons could prevent as much as 0.5C of global warming

Drugmakers respond to urgent need for treatments

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 22:57:26 GMT

The fast rise in numbers of people going blind has prompted a revival in research

Pioneering techniques lead drive to prevent blindness

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 22:57:25 GMT

Gene and cell therapy R&D makes advances

DeepMind in thinking computer breakthrough

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:04:36 GMT

AI unit creates machine able to solve problems by deduction

Scientists are right to fight for freedom

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:57:22 GMT

Academics should be able to set their priorities without political fear or favour

MPs call for UK artificial intelligence commission

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:34:18 GMT

New AI body could establish British regulatory lead after government neglect, says Commons committee

Macquarie in talks to buy Green Investment Bank

Sat, 08 Oct 2016 18:11:27 GMT

First privatisation under Theresa May could be worth £2bn

Beware injections of investor enthusiasm

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:58:47 GMT

Troubles are a reminder that there should be no shortcuts when lives are at stake

Piece of cod that surpasses understanding

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 15:07:52 GMT

For all our sophistication, we love the idea of being able to talk to animals

VR gets its mass-market headset on

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:19:43 GMT

Facebook, Google, HTC, Samsung and Sony are vying over VR this holiday season

Nobel Prize winning more science than art

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 18:15:21 GMT

Encourage curiosity rather than profit when funding research

Are you prone to obesity?

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 11:43:09 GMT

A study delves into intestinal microbes to find why one person is fat and another lean

Nano-machine inventors win Nobel prize

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 13:22:01 GMT

French, Dutch and British scientists created ‘the world’s smallest machines’

Cod have regional accents, recordings reveal

Wed, 05 Oct 2016 03:13:24 GMT

British scientists identify clear distinctions in the sounds made by European and American fish

Work on ‘exotic matter’ wins Nobel prize

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 13:59:05 GMT

Research under way to find real-world applications in materials science and electronics

Nasa’s email to a curious four-year-old

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 04:32:29 GMT

The US space agency answers a bedtime question — this is how children become scientists

Cheap chuckle at the expense of knowledge

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 04:32:02 GMT

Some backtracking might be in order in the run-up to Britain’s exit from the EU

Carmakers embrace an electric future

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:24:06 GMT

After the VW scandal, manufacturers are racing to develop mass market zero emission vehicles

Rosetta reaches its final resting place on Comet 67P

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 14:37:36 GMT

Probe took increasingly detailed photographs as it made ‘walking pace’ impact

Chief medic says HIV drug should be funded

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:16:27 GMT

Dame Sally Davies argues new treatment will save taxpayer money

Genome editing needs ‘urgent ethical scrutiny’

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 04:31:13 GMT

Nuffield Council on Bioethics launches reviews into potential effects of new technology

AI is ‘Next Big Thing’ to worry about

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:49:02 GMT

Groups’ initiative to get to grips with troubling issues of artificial intelligence is necessary

Spies move to master digital intelligence

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:34:22 GMT

MI6 embarks on biggest recruitment drive as digital disruption offers both threat and opportunity

US tech groups unite to dispel AI fears

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:11:27 GMT

Industry vows openness on changes with potential to alter humanity’s future

L’Oréal aims for a grow-your-own hair kit

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:46:17 GMT

French beauty group wants to develop a bioprinter to create hair follicles

Air pollution a ‘health emergency’, says WHO

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 04:04:37 GMT

Research estimates 3m deaths a year globally linked to coal-fired power plants, cars and factories

Nasa finds possible water plumes on Jupiter moon

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:38:40 GMT

Pictures taken by Hubble space telescope provide fresh evidence

US gas: Global market, local problems

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:38:51 GMT

The north-east is producing huge amounts of fuel from shale formations but environmentalists have vowed to halt pipelines

‘Fiddly’ pay apps leave consumers cold

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:46:26 GMT

From suits to wristbands you can pay with, shoppers will pick winners and losers

Financial industry faces disruption

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 05:46:26 GMT

Start-up challengers, regulatory pressure and cyber crime shake up staid backwater

The race to make wearables cool

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:55:02 GMT

The designers and manufacturers bringing fashionable tech to the mass market

Carney lays out vision of ‘green’ growth

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:59:15 GMT

Bank of England governor says investment can avert economic climate change catastrophe

Likes for Chan-Zuckerberg $3bn cure-all

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:44:29 GMT

Medical research community praises plan but raises questions on use of limited company as vehicle