NASA astronaut Victor Glover shared his first video from space as he and three other astronauts soared above the Earth while traveling to the International Space Station.
Efforts to curb ozone emissions that produce pollution have saved more than a billion sparrows, finches and other small migratory birds in the US over the past few decades, study reveals.
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Approximately 68 arrows up to 6,000 years old have been uncovered in Norway's Langfonne ice patch that is melting due to climate change. The arrows are made of stone, bones and shells.
As the year comes to a close, many Americans are hoping those to come will be better - and greener. A survey shows 77% see a completely environmentally friendly' Earth by year 2042.
The fossil bones are from a four-legged plant-eating scelidosaurus and a deadly two-legged carnivore sarcosaurus and were found in Antrim.
Researchers from the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto studied 225,556 people who had a blood test between 2007 and 2019 and also had a Covid test this year.
Madagascar at the time the bird was alive was awash with bizarre animals, due in part to its geographical isolation following the split from mainland India 88 million years ago.
Invasive dog-sized lizards are crawling its way through the southeast US. The black-and-white tegu has now been spotted in South Carolina, Alabama, Louisiana, and as far away as Texas.
US and UK experts found that the development of the humerus - the bone that runs from the shoulder to the elbow - made the animals better walkers than swimmers.
Twitter is reviving its coveted 'blue check mark' early 2021. The firm will remove the status from those who violate its rules, which could put Donald Trump at risk if he loses his 'world leaders...
Researchers from McGill University found that ice sheets at opposite ends of the Earth can influence one another by tweaking sea levels in surrounding waters.
Wiltshire-based Swindon Powertrain says that the conversion kit - which includes an electric motor and gearbox - can be fitted by most amateur mechanics.
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Five potential nurseries, dating from 3.6 to 16 million years ago, have been identified by University of Bristol researchers using fossilised teeth of different lengths.
Amateur astronomer Alberto Caballero decided to hunt through found data from the European Space Agency Gaia mission that has so far mapped 1.3 billion stars.
Launching from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Tuesday, the Falcon 9 flight was the seventh time that particular first stage booster had been used.
But Dr Mahesh M. Bandi from the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology believes candy floss machines can be used to help fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers led from the US cut into the fossilised remains of various dinosaurs to measure the growth lines in their bones and track how fast they grew.
A mass grave was uncovered by city workers in Vianen that dates back to the Late Middle Ages. Experts found 20 skeletons that were stacked and placed in a wooden box before burial.
In computerised gambling experiments, US participants had to pick a choice of either clicking on a 'safe' option or a 'risky' option - which experts say revealed how risk-averse they were.
Elon Musk claims Tesla is developing a battery with a range of 621 miles during a virtual conference. The CEO also hinted at a smaller Tesla hatchback specifically for the European market.
UK scientists have proved that changes in our stomach's muscle rhythms can quite literally prompt us to turn away from disgusting sights.
A study finds astronauts heading to Mars will need more than just the right stuff - they will need 'conscientiousness.' Experts say the individual trait is seen as a pooled team-resource.
A 12-foot monolith was spotted in the Utah desert by state workers flying overhead in a helicopter. Officials are puzzled by the object, saying it could be art or a reference to Space Odyssey.
Porsche broke the Guinness World Record for the longest drift of an electric vehicle with its Tycan. The car traveled sideways for a total of 210 laps over 55 minutes and clocked in 26.2 miles.
The researchers from The Australian National University (ANU), Max Planck Institute and Caltech say the finding has big implications for our understanding of evolution.
Snapchat has launched a TikTok-esque in-app entertainment platform dedicated to promoting the most popular user-generated content.
Researchers from Jackson State University, Cornell University and the University of Hawaii worked with NASA to examine sediment data captured by the Curiosity Rover.
Indian researchers found the virus droplets evaporate dramatically and turns into a pancake-like film which allows the virus to stay on a surface for several hours.
The space rock - dubbed '2020 VT4' - was only spotted 15 hours after its closest approach by the Asteroid Terrestrial-impact Last Alert System on Mauna Loa, Hawaii.
In the immediate aftermath of the contested US election, Facebook implemented a change to its news feed algorithm that favoured large general news publishers.
UK researchers linked higher levels of the stress hormone cortisol in mothers with structural changes in the brains of newly born babies.
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Researchers at St. Jude's department of immunology in Tennessee found the combination of cytokines TNF-alpha and INF-gamma creates the cytokine storm.
A Victorian wash house built in 1847 to allow the poor people living in the city of Bath to wash regularly has been discovered by a team of archaeologists.
Medical University of South Carolina researchers obtained MRI scans for 339 patients with an average age of 72 and diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment.
Experts from Arizona and Louisiana analysed alligators in the wild, and found that young ones could regrow complex tails of cartilage, connective tissues and nerves.
Researchers from Trinity College Dublin surveyed 1,575 people on times they have suffered from a hoarse voice or vocal tract discomfort since coronavirus lockdown.
The Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops horridus - nicknamed the 'Dueling Dinosaurs' - are preserved together in what is thought to be a predator-prey encounter, where both fought to the death.
A new study of more than 135,000 children admitted to hospital until September 8, nin the US reveals that only 5,374 (4.0 per cent) tested positive. Of this tiny percentage, 359 were hospitalis...
Researchers from the Fundación Oceanogràfic worked with dolphins to discover how they handle diving and depth changes without developing the condition.
US researchers looked at the 250 top-grossing films in the US between 1994 and 2018, which also included Toy Story, Avatar and more adult films such as Pulp Fiction and The Matrix.
Researchers from the UK and the US found that a spiral artform daubed on a wall of a cave south of Bakersfield resembled the intoxicating flower known as 'sacred datura'.
Earth captured its second minimoon in Feb and experts uncovered intricate details of the asteroid dubbed 2020 CD3. They found it is the size of a small car and came 8,100 miles close to Earth.
Available through Facebook's Community Help page, 'Drives' allows users to start collections for clothing, food and other necessities that can be donated to others living in their area.
A new study shows people who put value on anecdotal evidence over scientific expertise are likelier to be conservative. Most liberals, meanwhile, trust science over personal perspective.
A magnetic spray made of polyvinyl alcohol, gluten and iron particles turns objects into robots that can be controlled by magnets. The spray can be applied to pills, allowing doctors to target ce...
The pairing of oysters and champagne actually has a basis in science, a new study claims - rather than just being a shallow display of wealth.
The celestial sight should - local weather permitting - be visible from anywhere on the Earth, experts said, although the best views are to be had near the equator.
The data, from the University of Maine's Climate Reanlayzer, is an average figure for the entire Arctic, an area measuring some 7.7 million square miles.
Researchers from Harvard University have found youngsters are willing to sacrifice their own happiness to punish others for bad behaviour.
A giant panda cub born in August at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, has been named Xiao Qi Ji, Mandarin for 'Little Miracle,' by online voters. Fans watched the birth on the zoo's Panda Cam.
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A glitch uncovered on Twitter allows users to see and download Fleets past their expiration date. The bug was uncovered in the back-end system, allowing Fleets to be scraped from public accounts.
Professor Ken Dark, an archaeologist from the University of Reading, has spent 14 years studying remains under the Sisters of Nazareth Convent in Nazareth, Israel.
Researchers from the University of Edinburgh used a statistical model to calculate the speed of the Milky Way's most distant stars and our galactic neighbour.
US experts found that after ten hours of seclusion, people not only want company but also exhibit increased brain responses to pictures of social interactions.
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GM's new OnStar Insurance Services uses data from customers' on-board systems to determine their rate. A pilot program starts this week, with nationwide rollout planned for 2021.
A humanoid that lived six million years ago is found to have walked on all fours, leading experts to believe it was more closely related to chimps than humans - debunking a 20-year-old theory.
Google is testing a new app that uses AI to help vision-impaired people run with a guide dog or human assistant. The app tracks lines on the ground and provides audio cues to navigate the runner.
NASA has been eyeing 2024 for when it returns to the moon for nearly a year, but a new report from the space agency suggests the targeted date is 'unlikely' due to costs and other factors.
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Amazon has slashed the price of the highly-coveted Apple Watch Series 5 by a huge £112. Now reduced to £386.10, it's the most impressive deal on the Apple watch we've seen so far.
Chemicals already approved for human use have been combined to make the spray and lab studies show it inhibits the ability of the coronavirus to bind to human cells.
Divers inspecting Lithuania's Lake Asveja uncovered the remains of a 16th century soldier, along with his iron sword, two knives, leather boots with spurs and a leather belt with a buckle.
T-Mobile has enabled the 988 emergency number that connects customers directly to the National Suicide Prevention hotline. Callers will be directed to one of 180 facilities across the US.
US researchers found that wetter areas of the world's largest rainforest actually grow leaves more efficient at photosynthesis when exposed to dry air.
Elon Musk's Mars city will involve 'life in glass domes at first' until the planet is terraformed, but notes that will not happen in our lifetime. He says the domes will be ruins for future settl...
A sea otter surfaced in California's Morro Bay with a horn shark in its grasp. Officials are unclear of the female otter's intentions, as she may have been looking for a meal or just wanted to pl...
Researchers from China, Singapore and the US analysed and validated nearly 6 million different data sources to map out the ranges of different bee species.
University of Plymouth researchers took 19 high elevation samples from Mount Everest and its surrounding areas. 11 came from snow while eight were stream water.
An alpha female capuchin monkey and a young male eat the corpse of an infant that fell from a tree. Cannibalism isn't unheard of among primates but it's never been observed in capuchins.
Experts from the UK and China found that Fritillaria delavayi - in those areas where it is most heavily harvested - camouflages itself better against the surrounding rocks.
Oxford scientists found the close proximity to other people, reluctance to disclose symptoms and high prevalence of comorbidities makes society's incarcerated a 'high-risk' group.
Two apps from Israeli health tech firm Healthy.io use AI for at-home diagnoses in lockdown and come with associated kits for urine testing.
Research from Oxford University Hospitals looked at 12,180 healthcare workers in Oxford from April and November.
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The world's first antibacterial phone has been built by a Reading-based company called Bullitt and the Cat S42 can also be washed fully with soap, sanitiser or bleach.
Experts found the insertion of the gene, called ARHGAP11B, resulted in a larger neocortex in the fetus of a common marmoset.
US experts found they can perform a remote eavesdropping attack on a Xiaomi Roborock robot cleaner by remotely accessing its Lidar readings.
Ouroboros Steaks - named for and resembling the icon of a snake eating itself - were nominated for the London Design Museum's 2020 'Design of the Year Award'.
Experts from Liverpool found this galactic 'fossil' hidden in the depths of the Milky Way by analysing the motions and composition of tens of thousands of stars.
Lichens consist of two or three organisms - typically an algae and a fungus - living together in a single, mutually beneficial and harmonious relationship.
Students at Rochester Institute of Technology uncovered hidden text on a 15th century manuscript with an imaging system they built. The text was erased so the parchment could be reused.
A 200-year-old wreck of a cargo ship has been discovered on Florida's Crescent Beach near St. Augustine. The area has lost 10 feet of sand due to erosion that revealed the ship's remains.
Researchers mapping the seafloor off the coast of Tasmania captured the moment a meteor flew through the atmosphere as a fireball and then disintegrated over the ocean.
Fleets - a portmanteau of 'tweets' and 'fleeting' - cannot be retweeted or receive public responses, but instead can be interacted with through Direct Messages.
Tesla's Model S sedan and Model Y crossover SUV are not longer 'recommended' by Consumer Reports due to reliability concerns involving air suspension and body hardware.
Researchers led from Australia found that caesarean births mean that babies are not expose to the 'good' bacteria in their mothers' birth passage.
Monarch butterfly caterpillars (danaus plexippus) become aggressive fighters in their quest for milkweed - a herbaceous plant and their favourite food.
817 over-65 Covid patients were admitted to hospital and became part of the US-wide study. 226 (28 per cent) were delirius, making it the sixth most common symptom.
Australian researchers who studied a sample of 8,545 Chinese adults found a positive correlation between higher egg consumption and high blood sugar levels.
Researchers from Southampton evaluated the impact of various types of beverage packaging - including glass and plastic bottles, aluminium cans and milk cartons.
The websites of major UK retailers have crashed due to extraordinary demand for the PlayStation 5 console, which has launched today.
Dr Matías Fosco of Favaloro Foundation University Hospital in Buenos Aires, led the study and said stress, poor diet and a sedentary lifestyle were likely to blame.
The innovation, called Aureus, is made from up-cycled crop waste that can be attached to the sides of buildings to harvest invisible UV light.
Officials are blaming killer whales on the vanishing population of great white sharks along Cape Town's coast. Experts say sightings have dwindled over the years to none at all in 2019.
Millennium Seed Bank (MBB) in Sussex hides its extensive collection of seeds from around the world, banking them to conserve them for the future.
Harley-Davidson unveiled the first e-bikes from Serial 1, the Mosh and the Rush, which comes in three variations. The Rush/Cty Step-Thru (pictured) eliminates the crossbar and can reach 20mph.
According to the WWF's 'What's in the net?' report, millions of sharks, at least 720,000 seabirds and 345,000 seals or sealions are accidentally caught each year across the globe.
It has taken over a decade, but scientists have finally discovered how the Blue Nebula formed. The team says the ring is actually a cone and the glowing debris is a result of two stars merging.
Dinosaurs were thriving before disappearing from the Earth 66 million years ago, experts say who found some groups, like hadrosaurs and ceratopsians, were still producing new species.
Scientists have had a nature-defying breakthrough - they created diamonds at room temperature inside a lab. The team applied a twisting force of pressure to carbon crystallize.
Researchers from the US studied the changes in brain volume of 712 senior women and compared this with their estimated annual level of air pollution exposure.
Apple is set to charge developers who make less than $1 million in sales a year a 15% commission fee - half of the standard. Big names like Epic Games and Spotify have hit back at the change.
German researchers found a link between high smartphone use - particularly on gaming or social media apps - and the desire for an immediate monetary reward.
The FAA has given permission for the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again. The top-selling planes were grounded in March 2019 after two crashes barely five months apart claimed a total of 346 lives.
NASA's Victor Glover has made history after arriving at the ISS with Crew-1 late Monday evening. Glover is the first black astronaut to live on the orbiting laboratory for an extended stay.
Researchers say the case study from the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI) in Melbourne indicates children can mount a strong response against the virus and contain it.
There have been conflicting reports on the impact of smoking on a Covid patient's prognosis. Now, academics from UCLA found smoking cigarettes resulted in more severe infection.
NASA analysis looked at how much of the greenhouse gas has been produced at 5,756 sites in 46 countries.
UK researchers analysed the cognitive function - including memory and mental ability - of footballers before and after a bout of 20 headers.
Archaeologists and volunteers from the National Park Authority and the University of Bournemouth carried out the excavations at the Beaulieu Estate in Hampshire.
The rocket - carrying a payload of two satellites that together cost €315 million (£281.5 million) - blasted-off from Kourou, French Guiana at 01:52 GMT on Nov. 17.
Alejandro Jiménez Serrano, the archaeologist leading the excavation at Qubbet el-Hawa said the discovery was the first of its kind from ancient Egypt.
The newly-found species, Bagualia alba, was a long necked herbivorous dinosaur from Patagonia - the southernmost region of South America.
Google's latest top of the range handset, the Pixel 5, sounds, on paper, like all the various flagship devices on the market with its 5G-enabled, camera-orientated spec.
The data was taken on August 31, when the UK had an official total of 41,549 Covid-19 deaths and 335,873 cumulative cases, and has just been published.
UK researchers conducted experiments designed to replicate the evolution of human-made tools over several hundred years with pipe cleaners and bits of paper.
Months after the first fast radio burst was detected in our galaxy, two more were captured from the same magnetar 32,616 light-years away. The burst were one millisecond long and 1.4 seconds apar...
Stromboli is home to one of the world's most active volcanoes. A recent explosion was caught on camera that was deemed a high intensity eruption that sent ash and debris 328 feet into the sky.
Researchers used the Pleiades supercomputer at the space agency's Ames Research Center in California to turn predicted Martian cloud movements into sound.
Bioethicist Nancy Jecker of the University of Washington, Seattle, has argued that the sexbot industry should expand its markets beyond young, able-bodied men.
The project from Europe-wide researchers, called Odeuropa, will recreate aromas that were inhaled by the world's inhabitants between 500 and 100 years ago.
The US Army is funding a project that could lead to brain-machine interfaces. It includes an algorithm capable of isolating brain signals and linking them to specific behaviors such as walking an...
International travel was rapidly shut down following the emergence of Covid-19 to reduce the global spread of the contagion, but many nations then also brought in regional restrictions.
The 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group have been trialling the 'throwbots' - and other advanced kit - during exercises around and in the tunnels beneath Gibraltar.
Several users with older MacBook Pros are not happy with the new macOS Big Sur, as the update is bricking machines. Apple has told some users to take their computer in for repairs.
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Experts from Exeter studied nearly 1,300 mammal and bird species - finding that those who migrate typically grow faster, have offspring earlier and die younger.
University of Exeter researchers found the high biodiversity seen in peatlands and habitat loss creates the perfect conditions for diseases to jump into people.
Scientists have found two neurotoxic pesticides - fipronil and imidacloprid - in river samples in concentrations that 'far exceed accepted safe limits'.
Italian researchers who excavated the site reveal a luxury palace with an ornate garden complete with water fountains and an exotic menagerie that housed ostriches, deer and even a bear.
Zoom is giving hosts the power to kick out Zoombombers by letting them pause meetings to eject unwanted visitors. The firm is also alerting users if their session is at high risk of being hacked.
Researchers led from Manchester found that moderate-to-severe asthma was more common among shift workers - especially those on the night rota permanently.
Lead author Kristin Suorsa, a doctoral candidate at Turku University in Finland analysed data from the Finnish Retirement and Ageing Study (FIREA) which began in 2013.
A recent survey found that, since the pandemic started, the average American has spent an additional two hours a day sitting on their sofa - or about 448 hours over the past 32 weeks.
Jamie Rix of Prince Edward Island, Canada, carved his soybean field into an 800-foot penis that can be seen on Google Maps. An anti-government protest, the phallus points toward Ottawa.
CVS is now accepting PayPal and Venmo QR codes for checkout payments. This provides a contactless experience, as customers do not have to touch a keypad to complete their order.
Known for their brightness and colour, the Leonids feature some of the fastest moving rocks of any of the annual showers - travelling at 44 miles per second.
A US team of researchers looked at three different forms of hostility - emotional, behavioural and cognitive - because they are linked to increased risk of heart disease.
A survey shows the average American starts to feel old at age 47 and more than half say growing old is among their top fears. The study also shows people worry about their aging brain.
A stuffed Baby Yoda doll was seen floating around the cockpit of SpaceX's Crew Dragon. Astronauts used the Mandalorian star to indicate they'd reached orbit and were in a zero-gravity environment...
Scientists at University College London found more British children are exercising specifically to lose weight compared with in 1986, likely to due to the government's anti-obesity push.
An international team of scientists, led by experts from Queen Mary University of London, simulated the conditions found within dark interstellar clouds of dust.
Surgeons from the US have noted that more patients are citing their perceived appearance on video calls as reasons for their dissatisfaction with their bodies.
Swindon-based engineering firm Scaled built the vehicle, the first of its kind in Europe, in just three months over lockdown for £10,000.
US researchers analysed the health records of 14,500 children and found a correlation between chronic illness and early antibiotic use.