Subscribe: Science&Tech | Mail Online
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
apple  based  discovered  firm  found  images  mars  mobile  nasa  new  researchers  reveals  scientists  space  study  university 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: Science&Tech | Mail Online

Sciencetech | Mail Online

Stay up-to-date with the latest science and technology news from Daily Mail including scientific discoveries, pictures, new technology, and more.

Published: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 19:16:23 +0000

Last Build Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2018 19:16:23 +0000

Copyright: Copyright 2018 Associated Newspapers Ltd

School CCTV systems hacked and broadcast online

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:10:24 +0000

CCTV cameras in British schools face further criticism after they were hacked and streamed online by an American website, sparking outrage by parents and launching an ICO investigation.(image)

Media Files:


Sun, 25 Feb 2018 21:37:17 +0000

The revamped 8110 is, like the original, curved to fit the shape of the face and has a snap cover that is used to unlock the phone or answer calls. It was unveiled today in Barcelona.(image)

Media Files:

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus 'iPhone X killers'

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 20:32:31 +0000

The firm today launched its highly-anticipated flagship 'iPhone X killers', the Galaxy S9 (£739/$720) and S9 plus (£869/$839) at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.(image) This Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, photo shows the Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, left, and Galaxy S9 mobile phones are shown in this photo during a product preview in New York. The Galaxy S9 phones were unveiled Sunday, Feb. 25, in Barcelona, Spain, and will be available March 16. Advance orders begin this Friday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Media Files:

'Happy suit' could stop Nasa astronauts getting depressed

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:58:20 +0000

Researchers from Florida Polytechnic University are developing a 'happy suit' with several sensors to detect signs of depression and mental strain in astronauts.(image)

Media Files:

Apple's AirPower unit could be available as soon as March

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 13:34:14 +0000

A report from a Japanese website has suggested the AirPower might be available next month. The price of the charging unit is reportedly $199.(image)

Media Files:

Monkeys prefer brands that are tied to sex and power

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:54:19 +0000

A new report details the way in which some monkeys respond to advertising. For the study scientists paired social and scrambled images with brands.(image)

Media Files:

Swarms of moths might reveal new details on climate change

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:37:36 +0000

Scientists believe that swarms of moths may tell us something about climate change. A massive sample of moth scales, preserved in the mud of a lake in Quebec, can track outbreaks and other data.(image)

Media Files:

NASA Odyssey satellite spots Mars's potato-like moons 

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 00:07:19 +0000

The Mars Odyssey orbiter took images of Mars's moons. NASA released a video made from the images. The images were taken by the THERMIS camera on the Mars Odyssey.(image)

Media Files:

Harvard researchers developed a 'robot snake'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 22:40:41 +0000

Harvard researchers have developed a 'robot snake'. The snake can slither across the ground on its own. They created artificial snakeskin (pictured) for the invention.(image)

Media Files:

Some Apple devices have made thousands of false 911 calls

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 21:03:35 +0000

The calls are coming from iPhones and Apple Watches at the tech giant's distribution and repair center in Elk Grove, California. In total, 911 dispatchers have logged roughly 1,600 calls.(image)

Media Files:

The peace since the end of WWII could be set to end

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 20:51:34 +0000

A researcher from the University Colorado at Boulder has studied the patterns of conflicts since 1823 and found that the time of peace could be due to come to an end.(image)

Media Files:

Scientists want to build robot replicas of dead relatives

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:17:16 +0000

Scientists are looking for volunteers who are willing to offer up their dead relatives. They would use AI to reconstruct the voices of those who've died and build robot replicas of them.(image)

Media Files:

Virgin unveils stunning pod prototype for Dubai Hyperloop

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:03:54 +0000

Dubai's Road Transport Authority unveiled the hyperloop design at a ceremony in the city as part of its participation in the UAE's Innovation Month.(image)

Media Files:

Google adding 30 languages to Assistant by year's end

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:48:59 +0000

Google said its digital assistant software would be available in more than 30 languages by the end of 2018 as it steps up its artificial intelligence efforts against Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri and others.(image)

Media Files:

AI computer recreates the face you're thinking about

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:28:25 +0000

Neuroscientists at the University of Toronto Scarborough hooked up test subjects to EEG equipment and were shown images of faces, which were recreated by using machine learning.(image)

Media Files:

Rumbling sounds in magma could help predict eruptions

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:27:53 +0000

Researchers at Stanford, Boise State and Concepcion Universities analysed low sounds frequencies detected by monitoring stations on the slopes of the Villarica volcano in southern Chile.(image)

Media Files:

Nissan takes on Uber with trial of a self-driving taxis

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:19:18 +0000

Starting next month, Nissan is testing self-driving cars on the roads of Yokohama, Japan with its semi-autonomous Easy Ride service.(image) In this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, photo, Nissan Motor Co.'s Easy Ride robo-vehicle starts going from its global headquarters in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Starting next month, Nissan is testing on regular roads what it calls "a robo-vehicle mobility service." Called Easy Ride, it uses a cell-phone app to book semi-autonomous driven rides. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

Media Files:

The surprising benefits of being a 'defensive pessimist'

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:51:26 +0000

A researcher at the University of Sheffield explains how defensive pessimism involves envisioning everything that might go wrong with a plan and devising a strategy to prevent those scenarios.(image)

Media Files:

Timelapse reveals construction of 3,300ft Jeddah Tower

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 15:49:59 +0000

The clip shows the skyscraper, which will stretch more than a 3,280ft (1,000 metres) above the Saudi city of Jeddah upon completion in 2020.(image)

Media Files:

Ellen DeGeneres quizzes Bill Gates on grocery prices

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:40:17 +0000

Bill Gates was named the richest man of 2017 however is appears he has no idea about how much everyday items cost. Ellen DeGeneres asks Bill is to guess the price of each grocery item.(image)

Media Files:

Apple planning to upgrade AirPods with Siri

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:59:20 +0000

The Cupertino-based firm is working on improving its popular wireless headphones with a new W2 chip to enable hands-free Siri.(image)

Media Files:

Ancient inscriptions found under Tomb of Jonah in Iraq

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:39:19 +0000

Seven clay tablets found in a palace hidden under the Tomb of Jonah in the northern city of Mosul, Iraq, describe the rule of an Assyrian king named Esarhaddon.(image)

Media Files:

In China's eSport schools students learn it pays to play

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:01:14 +0000

A school in China has started a new course to teach its students how to play video games as a future profession. The three-year 'eSports and Management' course costs £1,470 annually.(image)

Media Files:

Nasa's $1bn Mobile Launcher is bending wrong way

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:56:10 +0000

Nasa has admitted its Mobile Launcher rocket tower, housed at the Kennedy Space Centre near Cape Canaveral, Florida, is 'leaning' but claims it is structurally sound.(image)

Media Files:

Drinking trendy fruit teas can ruin your smile

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:43:54 +0000

Dentists at King's College London's Dental Institute have warned that the acid in fruit teas can erode our teeth, wearing away enamel and raising the risk of needing a filling or crown.(image)

Media Files:

DNA analysis reveals there are no wild horses in the world

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:48:48 +0000

Researchers from the French National Center for Scientific Research used DNA analysis to find that 'wild' horses were domesticated in ancient Kazakhstan 5,500 years ago(image)

Media Files:

Samsung drone will let companies follow you with adverts

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:26:34 +0000

South Korean tech giant Samsung has filed a patent for a flying drone with an attached screen that reacts and responds to the movements of the user..(image)

Media Files:

New book aims to raise funds for ape species

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:14:14 +0000

A campaign to raise funds for a breathtaking new book featuring photographs of wild gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans and bonobos is set to be launched on Friday.(image)

Media Files:

Elon Musk launches the first of his internet satellites

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:54:17 +0000

SpaceX's Starlink satellites, launched today from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, will form the first of a constellation of thousands, designed to provide low-cost internet from orbit.(image)

Media Files:

Programmer uses ARKit to create real 'The Ring' girl

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:00:15 +0000

Using Apple's ARKit software, the programmer was able to make a hauntingly real version of Samara, a young girl murdered in the film, crawl out of a TV and into his home.(image)

Media Files:

Neanderthals were the first people to decorate their caves

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:50:41 +0000

An international team of researchers found ancient cave art in Spanish caverns that pre-date the existence of Homo sapiens in Europe by at least 20,000 years.(image)

Media Files:

States are suing the FCC to try to save net neutrality

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 03:10:56 +0000

Today the Federal Communications Commission outlined a timeline for the expiration of net neutrality rules. They were quickly met with legal charges from 22 states and Washington.(image)

Media Files:

Tesla Semi spotted showing off its acceleration 

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:33:42 +0000

The Tesla Semi was announced last fall and is expected in 2019. When unloaded, the truck can reach 60 miles an hour in five seconds.(image)

Media Files:

Amazon may open six more cashier-less supermarkets in 2018

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:19:54 +0000

A few of the new stores are likely to open in near Amazon's headquarters in Seattle, where the first location opened last month, while other locations may be coming to Los Angeles.(image)

Media Files:

Is this what Jesus really looked like?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:59:27 +0000

The psychical appearance of Jesus Christ isn't described in any of the four Gospels. Historian Joan E. Taylor uncovers how he may have stood 5ft 5in tall and reasonably muscular.(image)

Media Files:

Hackers stole more Social Security numbers in 2017

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 22:13:03 +0000

A new report from consulting firm Javelin outlines the latest hacking trends in the US, explaining what consumers should be wary of.(image)

Media Files:

New video shows Airbus' Vahana flying taxi take to the sky

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:58:52 +0000

Airbus shared new video of its Alpha One self-flying taxi taking off from an airport last month. Alpha One is part of Project Vahana, the aerospace giant's advanced projects division.(image)

Media Files:

Dice changed as beliefs in fate evolved, study reveals

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:40:14 +0000

A team of researchers from the University of California, Davis discovered that the shape of dice changed over the past 2,000 years as our beliefs in fate, fairness and chance evolved.(image)

Media Files:

Brain signal shows whether you are paying attention

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:34:31 +0000

Neuroscientists from Trinity College Dublin and the University of Rochester, New York, recorded brainwave signals recorded from the human scalp (stock image).(image)

Media Files:

Cat launches handset that can detect toxic chemicals

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:30:56 +0000

The S61, which comes equipped with an air quality sensor, will be launched at the Mobile World Congress, taking place in Barcelona from February 26 to March 1.(image)

Media Files:

Bats evolved a weak immune system resistant to disease

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:57:27 +0000

For the first time, researchers in China have offered an explanation: the tiny flying mammals have the same immune pathway as humans, but it is dampened.(image)

Media Files:

Tinder security flaw lets hackers break into your account

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:06:19 +0000

Experts at Indian computer Security firm Appsecure uncovered the bug, which takes advantage of a flaw in both the dating app's login process and Facebook-developed software it's based on.(image)

Media Files:

Mexico's Mayan monuments are dissolving

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:47:51 +0000

An expert at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in Mexico City has warned the country's cultural heritage is at risk of being wiped out unless pollution is cut down.(image)

Media Files:

Robot brains will have chips to stop them from killing us

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:31:14 +0000

Future robots could kill humans in a 'murderous' rage if humans don't take steps to stop them Dr. Michio Kaku believes we can put a stop to the killer robots by embedding chips in their brains.(image)

Media Files:

Tokyo Olympics events will be projected as holograms

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:19:13 +0000

A Japanese telecommunications company has developed a new 3D viewing system that could be used to project Olympic events in 2020 in remote locations.(image)

Media Files:

NASA spots dusty grave of its lonely Phoenix Mars lander

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:57:03 +0000

NASA's Phoenix Mars mission landed on May 25, 2008, leaving landing marks where dust was removed. Now, a new image of the site shows how dust has covered the markings.(image)

Media Files:

Clay seal found in Jerusalem may be from Prophet Isaiah

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:30:44 +0000

If the clay seal, discovered in Ophel, Jerusalem in Israel, was for the Prophet Isaiah, a key biblical figure, it would be the first archaeological evidence of the prophet's existence.(image)

Media Files:

1,500-year-old Japanese tomb found alongside armor

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:27:17 +0000

The tunnel-tomb was discovered in the city of Shibushi on Japan's third largest island, Kyushu, while workers were paving a road along a farm in December of 2017.(image)

Media Files:

Facebook and Instagram crash causes Twitter meltdown

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:00:56 +0000

Issues appear to have largely affected mainland Europe and South East Asia, with the UK largely spared from the fault.(image)

Media Files:

Cornwall will host a deep space communications station

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:43:56 +0000

The announcement is a huge leap forward for Cornwall's space ambitions, which also include plans to develop the UK's first spaceport at Cornwall Airport Newquay.(image)

Media Files:

Security experts discover Mi-Cam baby cams can be hacked

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:02:14 +0000

Cybersecurity firm SEC Consult discovered that Mi-Cam's HD baby monitors, made by miSafes, have flaws (pictured) that allow for the 'hijacking of arbitrary video baby monitors.'(image)

Media Files:

Land Rover launches the Explore smartphone

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:19:59 +0000

Coventry-based Land Rover said the device comes with a 4,000mAh battery, which is four times the reported capacity of competitors like the iPhone 8.(image)

Media Files:

Extinct Tasmanian tiger brought to life with 3D scans

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:31:20 +0000

Researchers from the University of Melbourne have created 3D images using CT cans of the extinct Tasmanian tiger young that show its unusual development.(image)

Media Files:

Scientists can lift fingerprints from fired bullets

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:27:19 +0000

Scientists from West Technology Forensics have refined an old technique using particles of silver to successfully detect fingerprints on fired cartridges with a 68 per cent success rate.(image)

Media Files:

China's hypersonic heavy bomber plans revealed

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:18:53 +0000

Researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing have unveiled designs for an aircraft that could soar around the Earth at more than 3,700mph (6,000km/h).(image)

Media Files:

Archive footage reveals early attempts at cryopreservation

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:35:06 +0000

The footage shows the early work of the Cryonic Society in Phoenix, Arizona, as a team of scientists' piece together ground-breaking preservation equipment.(image)

Media Files:

Study finds that Google Maps is fastest GPS service

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:40:14 +0000

Blogger Artur Grabowski collected data from 120 trips to find out whether Google Maps, Apple Maps or Waze was the fastest service. For each trip, he measured traffic conditions and other factors.(image)

Media Files:

Neolithic farmers were wiped out by ‘Beaker people’

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:38:37 +0000

The research is the largest study of ancient human DNA ever conducted, by an international team of 144 archaeologists and geneticists.(image)

Media Files:

Russian fisherman reveals his strange deep-sea catches

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:43:56 +0000

The mysterious deep-sea beasts were captured by a fisherman off of northwest Russia in the Barents Sea, an area that scientists dub the 'twilight zone' of the Arctic Ocean.(image)

Media Files:

Ancient cave drawings may have led to modern lanuages

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:02:17 +0000

A report from MIT details the theory that cave art led to language development. The authors think that art made in acoustically enhanced caves influenced it.(image)

Media Files:

Study uncovers secrets of cancer-resistant naked mole rat

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:49:26 +0000

Researchers from the University identified a unique characteristic behind a cellular process that may allow the rodents to fight both cancer and the effects of aging.(image)

Media Files:

Researchers discovered new prehistoric migration paths

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:15:08 +0000

Researchers analyzed skeletal remains from Croatia for the new study. The remains came from 225 individuals. The scientists learned about two prehistoric migration waves.(image)

Media Files:

The average Briton's mobile phone buzzes 93 times each day

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:08:50 +0000

Mobile phone users receive 427% more messages and notifications than 10 years ago and send 278% more messages than they did in 2008, the poll for Virgin Mobile found.(image)

Media Files:

Jeff Bezos reveals footage of 10,000 year clock in Texas

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 01:19:31 +0000

The clock, which will play a different chime each year for the next ten millennia is being buried 500 feet (150 metres) inside a mountain in the Sierra Diablo range.(image)

Media Files:

Snapchat unveils Create your own Lens feature

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:30:04 +0000

Snapchat's new 'Create Your Own Lens' feature is available now in the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Canada on web and iOS, with an Android version coming soon, the firm said.(image)

Media Files:

Could a new hormone pill help women conceive in their 40s?

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:56:06 +0000

Researchers have discovered evidence suggesting that a hormone called DHEA plays a key role in preparing the womb for a successful pregnancy.(image)

Media Files:

Conservative Twitter users outraged after followers vanish

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:29:33 +0000

#TwitterLockOut was trending on Twitter as many right-wing pundits, supporters of President Donald Trump and conservative influencers argued they're being targeted by the site.(image)

Media Files:

Bank of England's chief cashier doesn't trust contactless

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 22:13:46 +0000

Victoria Cleland, whose signature is on every Bank of England note, said she prefers to use cash for small transactions.(image)

Media Files:

Human brain tripled in size over three million years

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:50:43 +0000

A new study led by researchers at Chicago University found that the evolution of the human brain may have occurred far more gradually than previously believed.(image)

Media Files:

Size does matter to monkeys with big noses, say scientists

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:27:27 +0000

Male monkeys with large noses have more females in their harems – proving that size does matter, according to an international team of researchers.(image)

Media Files:

Uber launches new Express Pool for users willing to walk

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:42:30 +0000

Express Pool aims to make Uber Pool, the ride-sharing app's existing carpooling feature, more efficient, by cutting down on detours and backtracking, which can slow down trips.(image)

Media Files:

Research reveals elephants have distinct personalities

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:52:59 +0000

Researchers from Finland have found elephants have personality traits which mirror those seen in humans. The animals can be aggressive, sociable and attentive.(image)

Media Files:

Stunning image of supernova captured by amateur astronomer

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:46:02 +0000

The first burst of light given off by an exploding star has been captured for the first time by an amateur astronomer in Rosario, Argentina.(image)

Media Files:

Woman sues Twitter, Facebook and Google over Paris attacks

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:36:54 +0000

Internet technology consultant Mandy Palmucci filed the federal lawsuit - which claims the social media platforms helped the murderous group grow - last week in Chicago.(image)

Media Files:

Strong winds force SpaceX to delay Falcon 9 launch

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:46:57 +0000

The craft was set to fly from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 2:17pm GMT (9:17am ET), but has now been pushed back to the same time on Thursday.(image)

Media Files:

Hares are no longer turning white during the winter

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:40:57 +0000

Researchers from Penn State University have found that Snowshoe hares in the Eastern US are losing their white winter coat due to global warming.(image)

Media Files:

Fragments of 2,600-year-old statue of Nubian king found

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:34:33 +0000

The find was made at Dangeil, the site of the Amun temple along the Nile River, approximately 220 miles (350km) northeast of Sudan's capital Khartoum,(image)

Media Files:

European space probe prepares to sniff Martian atmosphere

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:11:53 +0000

A space probe has swung into position around Mars in preparation to analyze its atmosphere for possible signs of life. ESA's Trace Gas Orbiter successfully performed a delicate maneuver.(image)

Media Files:

Nasa's new space suits have built-in toilets

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 16:34:03 +0000

Nasa HQ in Washington DC is developing new spacesuits which will have built-in waste disposal systems to allow astronauts to survive if their ship blows up.(image)

Media Files:

Boston Dynamics taunts creepy SpotMini robo-dog

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:22:46 +0000

In a minute-long video uploaded to YouTube by the Massachusetts-based firm, a human can be seen armed with a hockey stick attempting to stop the dog opening a door.(image)

Media Files:

Spotify scam hacked site’s pay-out system to make millions

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:50:03 +0000

The scammer uploaded music clips which they legally owned to the Stockholm-based streaming service, then set up thousands of accounts to play them back on repeat.(image)

Media Files:

Robert Bigelow plans inflatable 'hotels' by 2021

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:09:29 +0000

Robert Bigelow, who founded Las Vegas-based private space company Bigelow Aerospace in 1999, said he will be investing 'millions of dollars' to learn the global space market need.(image)

Media Files:

Spotify could be about to launch a smart speaker

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:17:12 +0000

Music streaming firm Spotify sparked rumours after posting job adverts for three positions based at its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, aimed at 'creating its first physical products'.(image)

Media Files:

An electric shock on the ankle boots women's sex drive

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:32:03 +0000

Doctors say they have discovered a nerve in women's ankles that is said to heighten their sex drives. The therapy is given with a tiny needle through the foot creating a tingling sensation(image)

Media Files:

Cosy fire at home as bad for health as building site

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:14:55 +0000

Researches as Leon University in Spain found that a potentially damaging number of particles are released by fires, and it can take three hours after opening a window to clear pollution.(image)

Media Files:

AI cyber attacks and drones will undermine security

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:07:33 +0000

Twenty six experts based at institutions including Oxford and Cambridge Universities, suggest that policy-makers and researchers work together to prepare for the malicious use of AI.(image)

Media Files:

Terrifying creatures pulled from the deep 'eastern abyss'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:12:13 +0000

Five new species and one rediscovered were part of the 42,747 specimens taken from the deepest and darkest parts of the ocean are only a sampling of what could be lurking in the unknown abyss.(image)

Media Files:

Sweet tweets! Songbirds can duet like the Sinatras wit

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:38:27 +0000

Researchers have found that cranebrake wrens in Costa Rica take turns to sing favourite lines from songs, even learning not to interrupt eachother. The young tropical bird's learn technique from parents.(image)

Media Files:

Study finds offering children rewards does not work 

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:29:08 +0000

Whether it is sprouts or spinach your child hates, putting it in front of them again and again seems to be the best strategy and offering them a reward has little added benefit, Belgian researchers found.(image)

Media Files:

You might soon be able to charge your phone wirelessly

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 01:22:32 +0000

Engineers from the University of Washington have developed a way to charge smartphones wirelessly. They can now be charged by way of a laser being emitted from about 14 feet away.(image)

Media Files:

SpaceX's claw boat uses a net to recover rocket fairing

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:31:49 +0000

SpaceX is using a recovery boat, called 'Mr. Steven', that's outfitted with massive metal claws that are rigged to a net, as a means of gently recovering Falcon 9 payload fairings.(image)

Media Files:

Twitter users complain as 280-character limit drops to 140

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:04:49 +0000

Several users began noticing the bug on Tuesday, saying they were confused when they attempted to compose a tweet, only to discover that their character limit had been reduced to 140.(image)

Media Files:

Brancaster rings used by Romans to flaunt their wealth

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:01:46 +0000

Researchers from Newcastle and Oxford Universities for the first time catalogued in detail each of the 54 rings of this type known to exist in the UK.(image)

Media Files:

Europe's cities face more extreme weather than thought

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 00:00:46 +0000

Researchers from Newcastle University looked at projections from all models associated with the high greenhouse gas emissions scenario RCP8.5 used by the IPCC.(image)

Media Files:

Nocturnal animals find their way at night using the stars

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:32:58 +0000

A report from Lund University in Sweden sheds new light on nocturnal animals. The analysis says the animals use the stars and galaxy to navigate at night.(image)

Media Files:

Vampire bat's blood-thirsty diet revealed

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:12:09 +0000

Researchers say they’ve mapped the complete genome of a vampire bat for the first time, revealing new insight on the adaptations that opened the door to a unique and plentiful food source.(image)

Media Files:

Suppliers slash OLED production after weak iPhone X demand

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 20:26:49 +0000

Samsung has slashed its organic LED panel production targets by more than half in the January to March quarter. That's after Apple told suppliers in January that it had cut its iPhone production targets.(image)

Media Files:

NASA shares stunning image of Cassini's 'final frontier'

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:59:06 +0000

The remarkable photo is a mosaic of some of Cassini’s last images, captured just hours before it entered the harsh Saturn atmosphere where it soon burned to pieces.(image)

Media Files:

Secret to Great Pyramids' near-perfect alignment revealed

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:40:51 +0000

The theory may finally reveal how the Egyptians aligned the Great Pyramid of Giza's walls without the use of modern technology, a mystery that has long puzzled archaeologists.(image)

Media Files:

Humans evolving a gene that may stop us drinking alcohol

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:01:13 +0000

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania analysed a library of genetic data, finding that new gene variants that have arisen in Asia and Africa seem to protect people against alcoholism.(image)

Media Files: