Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Apple's AR headset will sync with your iPhone to display, games, maps, messages and...

Revealed: Apple's rumored augmented reality headset will sync with your iPhone...

Asteroid alert: Scientists’ shock after amateur sky-watcher makes space discovery

An asteroid crept into the picture as Hubble took an image of the Crab Nebula and its green and yellow patterns. To take...

Hyundai is building an AI-powered cruise control that learns and mimics your driving style

Hyundai has combined its cruise control system with machine learning technology to make the driving experience more personal.Called Smart Cruise Control, the union...

Activating Dark Mode on iPhone could increase battery life up to 30%, a new...

Activating Dark Mode on your iPhone could increase battery life up...

Orionids 2019: When is the next Halley's Comet flyby of Earth? Look for fireballs...

Fragments from Halley's Comet are briefly streaking across tonight’s autumnal skies tonight. This is because the annual Orionid meteor shower is again peaking...

Orionids 2019 LIVE stream: Watch Orionid meteor shower tonight here

Stargazers around the world will – weather permitting – be treated to a stunning annual astronomical display, in the form of the Orionid...

Ocean acidification can cause mass extinctions, fossils reveal

Ocean acidification can cause the mass extinction of marine life, fossil evidence from 66m years ago has revealed. A key impact of today’s climate...

Google adding eye detect to Pixel 4 in 'coming months' after phone found to...

Google says it will add eye-detection to the Pixel 4 'in...

Amazonian white bellbird sets the record for the loudest animal call EVER

Listen to the world's loudest bird call EVER: Amazonian white bellbird...

The Guardian view on Extinction Rebellion: numbers alone won’t create change | Editorial

The speed and size of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) protests over the past year add weight to the idea that people in this...

Black hole breakthrough: Stephen Hawking’s ‘most unexpected discovery’ revealed

Hawking, who passed away last year, was a theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author who was the director of research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology at the University of Cambridge before...

Scientists are using satellites to spot stranded whales from SPACE

Satellites could help locate stranded whales more efficiently and in real-time.Scientists have begun harnessing the power of the technology's high-resolution imagery to detect...

Did you solve it? The four points, two distances problem

Earlier today I set you the following puzzle: Find all the ways to arrange four points so that only two distances occur between any...

New gene editing tool could fix most harmful DNA mutations

Scientists have raised fresh hopes for treating people with genetic disorders by inventing a powerful new molecular tool that, in principle, can correct...

Neuroscientists have created 'mini brains' from human tissue that can FEEL and even suffer

An ethical line may have been crossed by neuroscientists who have created mini-brains from human tissue that can feel and may even suffer,...

Farming could be absorber of carbon by 2050, says report

If one in five people in richer countries went near-vegan, and threw away a third less food than they currently do, while poor...

Asteroid fears: NASA warning over 'raining nuclear rocks' striking Earth revealed

Natalie Starkey is a cosmochemist concerned about protecting Earth for future generations and is the author behind 2018 book “Catching Stardust”. Inside, Dr Starkey discusses how...

Orionids 2019: What time is the meteor shower tonight? How to see the Orionid...

Individual Orionid meteors break out across the skies every year between the first week of October and November. The meteor shower grows in...

'$50bn is pocket change': opioid makers on trial in Ohio after talks collapse

The drug industry will go on trial in federal court on Monday, as a jury begins to hear claims by thousands of American...

Cancer breakthrough: Scientists CREATE first tumour to help early detection rates

A cross-Atlantic research alliance hopes to shift cancer treatment from the “expensive firefighting of late-stage disease” to “rapid, cost-effective” intervention at the earliest...

Can you solve it? The four points, two distances problem

Today’s question is probably the shortest I have ever set: Find all the ways to arrange four points so that only two distances occur...

Campaign to stop 'killer robots' takes peace mascot to UN

An international campaign takes its battle to outlaw “killer robots” to the UN this week with a new ally – a “peace robot”. Created...

Asteroid horror: NASA panic as space rock half size of Ben Nevis on dangerous...

The astroid’s name is 481394 2006 SF6 and is set for its closest approach to the Earth on November 21. The 650 metre...

Scientists 'may have crossed ethical line' in growing human brains

Neuroscientists may have crossed an “ethical rubicon” by growing lumps of human brain in the lab, and in some cases transplanting the tissue...

Starwatch: Sirius, the dog star, rises to brighten winter nights

The brightest star returns this week, twinkling and sparkling unmistakably in the southern skyThere’s a treat in store all week for early risers....

Why the mother who started gender-reveal parties regrets them

In 2008, Jenna Myers Karvunidis was pregnant and itching to throw a party. “Life is hard, but I like to have fun,” she...