Saturday, October 19, 2019

Neuroscientist Dr Hannah Critchlow: ‘Changing the way that you think is cognitively costly’

Dr Hannah Critchlow is a neuroscientist at the University of Cambridge. Her debut book, The Science of Fate, examines how much of our...

Elon Musk v Jeff Bezos: Amazon chief to unveil SPACE AGENCY in challenge to...

Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and the world’s richest man, will today shine a light on his secretive space firm Blue Origin. Mr...

Human life expectancy could pass 100 years thanks to tech developments worth $600 billion...

Life expectancy of more than 100 years will soon become commonplace as advances in technology tackle the problem of ageing, experts say.A Bank...

The Lib Dems’ ‘Bollocks to Brexit’ is crass, but it might just work |...

“When the general atmosphere is bad, language must suffer,” wrote George Orwell in his famous essay, Politics and the English Language, just after...

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a...

Unique genetic adaptation lets deep-sea fish see color in the darkness

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - While people and other vertebrates are color blind in dim light, some deep-sea fish may possess keen color vision to...

NASA and SpaceX: Could FAILED Dragon parachute test spell trouble for Elon Musk?

If SpaceX can guarantee the safety of NASA astronauts onboard the Crew Dragon capsule, the US space agency will cut its reliance on...

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’

Entire communities might need to be moved away from coasts and rivers as the UK takes urgent action to prepare for an average...

NASA SHOCK: Telescope discovers BIZARRE galaxy created from the dawn of the universe

Using the space agency’s Spitzer space telescope, they managed to make the historic sightings. According to CNET, the galaxies look like tiny, orange...

Egyptian crop circles: WATCH time-lapse of mystery circles sprouting in the desert

Crop circles are the strange, often intricate patterns that appear mysteriously overnight in farmers’ fields. There are many theories about what creates crop...

England lagging behind rest of UK in IVF cycles funded by the NHS

The proportion of IVF treatments funded by the NHS in England has slumped to the lowest level ever recorded by Britain’s fertility regulator,...

US government has developed 'secret missile' with six BLADES that kill terrorists not civilians

The US government has developed a 'secret missile' equipped with six...

Nearly 3 million British children face pollution risk with 6,000 UK schools in high...

Nearly three million British children face pollution risk with 6,000 UK...

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin to get humans to the MOON by 2024 ‘and this...

Blue Origin has been in a private space race with Elon Musk’s SpaceX, and the former may have just got the upper hand...

Detecting Dark Matter at CERN: How the Higgs Boson opens up a ‘portal to...

In 2012, scientists at the international CERN collaboration announced the discovery of the elusive Higgs Boson particle. The mystery particle is believed to...

Ancient royal burial site of the Anglo-Saxon King Saebert is discovered

A royal burial site found beneath a roadside verge in Essex has been dubbed one of the most significant archaeological finds ever made...

Algal bioreactor that turns CO2 into oxygen and FOOD reaches the ISS for trials 

Bioreactor that uses algae to turn carbon dioxide from the breath...

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says Mark Zuckerberg is too powerful

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has called for federal regulators to break up the company, saying that CEO Mark Zuckerberg is too powerful and...

SpaceX to launch dozens of 'test satellites' for its Starlink program

SpaceX will launch dozens of 'test satellites' for its Starlink program...

The race to beat antibiotic resistance is on – so where do phages fit...

The first antibiotic was discovered by Paul Ehrlich in 1909 and cured syphilis-infected rabbits. At that time about 10% of the population of...

Amazon is keeping your Alexa data in text form even AFTER you delete the...

Voice recordings captured by Amazon's Alexa can be deleted but the automatically produced transcriptions remain in the company's cloud, according to reports.After Alexa...

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket...

Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon tailored to the U.S. government’s renewed...

Billionaire Bezos discloses plans for moon presence, unveils lander mockup

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, founder of rocket company Blue Origin, unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander spacecraft...

Scientists warn sun becoming HOTTER each day – ‘Will render Earth uninhabitable’

As the sun continues to burn through its ingredients, every day it gets slightly warmer and eventually it will make our home uninhabitable....

Microsoft launches AI tool that will recommend ways to make your writing more politically...

Microsoft launches new 'inclusive' AI tool that will recommend ways to...