NASA and SpaceX are gearing up for Wed's launch. Falcon 9 is on the launch pad and the access arm is open. NASA will lower the craft horizontally prior to launch to complete pre-flight tests.
UK researchers say they are developing beneficial bacteria for plants that supports their immune systems in a similar way to positive gut bacteria in humans.
The messaging service Telegram, which uses end-to-end encryption, has been a particularly popular option for scammers looking to exploit the influx of unemployment claims caused by COVID-19.
The global disaster caused by the space rock - which was bigger than Mount Everest - was far worse than once thought, Imperial College London experts said.
The skeletons of the pair were found lying on tiled floors inside their brick-walled graves in Hunan, central China, with their heads propped up on a tile pillow.
A huge fireball seen over southern parts of Australia is believed to be the remnants of a Russian rocket taking a missile warning system into space.
The study, by the Zoological Society of London and Imperial College mapped the evolutionary history of the world's land vertebrates including birds and mammals.
Geneticists at Yale University identified 29 genes that were more common in problem drinkers after analysing the genetic information of more than 435,000 people.
Researchers from Cambridge University and others designed a way to recognise the toxic particles - called amyloid-beta oligomers - which are a hallmark of Alzheimer's.
Located in the Yilbilinji rockshelter in northern Australia's Limmen National Park, miniature stencils of this type are only known from two other sites across the globe.
In a simulation of Tube travel, produced by software firm MSC, one infected person can be seen coating other passengers with COVID-19 - just by talking.
Cloth masks can prevent the spread of COVID-19 by blocking up to 99 per cent of infectious particles, according to scientists who analysed a century of mask studies.
Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder say an international agreement would be needed in order to charge operators 'orbital use fees' for every satellite.
While Apple hasn't officially unveiled iOS 14, hackers appear to have already had full access to it for several months, after one bought a developer's unit of the iPhone 11 in China.
An ultra rare white grizzly bear has been spotted near a tourist resort in Banff National Park in Canada, a 'once-in-a-lifetime' phenomenon caused by a recessive gene in the bears.
Researchers have concluded that Pūhāhonu in Hawaii is the world's largest shield volcano, revising past assessments that had claimed nearby Mauna Loa was the largest.
Scientists have found a new sex hormone in the zebra fish, which they say could lead to the development of better fertility treatment for humans.
Scientists observed changes in the brightness of the South American amphibians skin that mirrored its background, helping it hide from predators.
Half of UK drivers say they will walk more to maintain cleaner air after the coronavirus pandemic, according to results of a survey by motoring association AA.
Emerald Ash Borer larvae have killed hundreds of million of the trees worldwide by burrowing through stems. Scientists have found some trees produce chemicals to defend themselves.
The star formation has been named R5519 and described as a 'cosmic ring of fire' shaped like a 'titanic doughnut'. It has a hole in the centre two billion times longer than the distance between E...
Life on Earth can be traced back to the Milky Way crashing into a nearby dwarf galaxy nearly five billion years ago, according to new research.
Babies know when you imitate them - and they perceive it as a sign of friendliness. Swedish experiments suggests that the imitation game is an infant's favourite way of interacting with adults.
The remains were unearthed in Petriplatz, near the former St Peter's Church in the town of Colln. Buried between 1047 and 1299 AD, they showed signs of scurvy and tuberculosis.
In a nod to the current virus pandemic, the space agency is on the hunt for volunteers for a 'social isolation' mission that simulates the psychological effects of confinement.
According to Twitter, after two months of testing, 'Fleets' - ephemeral tweets that disappear after 24 hours - will expand from Brazil to Italy. The platform says they've helped to reduce harassm...
Experts dissected the evolutionary history of Italians for the first time, revealing their diversity dates back to 19,000 years ago. Northern Italians have more ties to France, while southern to ...
Every new Volvo sold from now on will have a maximum speed of 112mph, or 180kph in Europe, as part of the company's efforts to reduce auto fatalities and comply with EU law.
According to frequent leaker, Jon Prosser, the tech giant will release a limited supply of 'Steve Jobs Heritage Edition' glasses mean to mimic the late CEO's iconic, circular frames.
A San Diego startup has secured $20million in Series A backing to expand its lab-grown seafood business as an ethical and sustainable alternative to commercial fishing.
Nvidia's AI is able to absorb visual inputs as well as whatever actions a player inputs into the game. It's then able to reproduce code that translates into a playable game.
An unprecedented heat wave has the Arctic in its grips. The event is caused by a strong high pressure system moving in from Siberia that has been intensified by climate change.
Dr Amruta Gadge from the University of Sussex created a Bose-Einstein Condensate - a state of matter where extremely cold atoms clump together and act as if they were a single entity.
Researchers in Germany discovered the roughly 4,500 year-old remains of a woman buried in a simple but 'lovingly' made grave site that hints at a potential common burial practices across Europe.
Reports claim several patients in their 20s are being treated for the condition in San Diego and New York. The condition primarily affects children and is linked to infection with SARS-CoV-2.
Covid Symptom Tracker saw its estimated total number of symptomatic cases jump by 27,441 in the four days following the government's announcement.
Scientists from OpenCell.bio and King's College London worked with a company called Opentrons Labworks to create the rapid robot-powered facility.
Australian researchers say the HPV vaccine could have further-reaching benefits by lowering the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes (APOs) in vaccinated women.
In an effort to 'help' users who haven't been using the service to save their 'hard earned cash', Netflix is working to eliminate unused accounts from its user base.
The new feature is currently only available in beta but those who have this version can use it on iOS and Android versions of the Facebook owned app.
Archeologists discovered genetic links between the remains of a 14,000 year-old Siberian and Native American populations, some of which are believed to have migrated across the Bering Strait.
Professor Andrew Pollard defended the potential vaccine as it entered stage II trials in humans. The university is appealing for 10,000 volunteers across the UK for the experimental jab.
University of Utah researchers made X-ray and CT movement scans of different types of modern lizards to see how important ribs were in the way they walk.
Automatically generated in-app notifications have been slowly rolled out to Android Messenger users from March, Facebook claims. It is now also set to be distributed to worldwide iOS users next w...
Weakening their system opens the birds up to health risks, but makes them more energy efficient which also helps when hunting, according to the team from Lund University.
Even just one teaspoon of spice mix to a high fat or high carb meal can have anti-inflammatory benefits, reducing the risk of cancer, diabetes or heart disease.
YouTube has made the feature available to its Android and iPhone app users. Set for a specific time, when it goes off a reminder flashes across the screen.
ESA has made a shocking discovery - the Earth's magnetic field is weakening between South American and Africa. Experts suggest it is a sign our planet is heading to a pole reversal.
Russian researchers trained an AI system to categorise a person based on five personality traits: conscientiousness, neuroticism, extraversion, agreeableness, and openness.
The team from Monash, Swinburne and RMIT universities recorded a speed of 44.2 terabits per second - the first time speeds like that have been recorded 'in the wild'.
The iconic card game made by US tech giant Microsoft was first digitised as part of Windows 3.0, which was released on May 22, 1990.
Researchers from the University of Iowa measured pollen levels in the environment before and after rainfall to get the results. They found pollen hung in the air for 2.5 to 11 hours after storms.
Researchers stored the favoured salad food at 44F and 68F before putting them to an expert panel of food assessors, who found no significant differences in sweetness, acidity and juiciness.
Sphero, a toy manufacturer known for making simple, programmable robots for kids, has launched a new spinoff business to develop AI and robotics for law enforcement.
The trend of 'reopen America' has gained traction on Twitter, but experts find nearly half of the tweets are fueled by bots. Of the top 50 influential retweeters, 82 percent are bots.
The removal of its distance requirements means that users will be able to search for potential dates in any part of the world as opposed to the previous maximum distance of within 100 miles.
A Russian space executive has questioned Elon Musk's plan to use nukes in order to terrafom Mars, saying it will take 10,000 missiles. However, the SpaceX CEO responded 'no problem.'
We have done our research to bring you the best portable speakers under £50 so whether you're spending time in the garden, the park or even the shower, you can have great music with you.
An eight-foot deep sinkhole opened up on a street in front of the Pantheon in Rome, revealing several ancient paving stones dating as far back as 27BC, when the structure was first built.
The cyber security firm ESET detailed the hacks in a recent blog post, describing how a hacking group was able to infiltrate multiple game developers based in South Korea and Taiwan.
The shadow-effect energy generator (SEG), developed in Singapore, makes use of the contrast in illumination between lit and shadowed areas to generate electricity.
Bumblebees bite the leaves of flowerless plants to cause intentional damage in such a way that accelerates the production of flowers.
Danish researchers found that with mitigation efforts such as lockdown and quarantine in place, the key to curbing the spread of the disease is to stop 'superspreader' events.
A study by the University of Leeds found that as long as countries limit greenhouse gas emissions and average temperatures don't go above 90F they will adapt.
Instagram says a new pop-up will appear when its AI detects that a user's posts, whether it be a live-stream or story, contains copyrighted music instead of automatically removing the post.
Wildlife has reclaimed their homes in US national parks since humans have been barred from visiting due to the coronavirus, but officials are concerned what will happen when the parks reopen.
The startling discovery was made at the site of the new Felipe Angeles international airport in the town of Santa Lucia in the central Mexican state of Mexico State.
In a clinical trial by the University of British Columbia, Canada, researchers looked at the genetic profile of 47,102 people aged 20 to 44 years old living in Estonia.
The new species of stump-toed frog, Stumpffia troschaueri, is brown in colour and was found in leaf litter lying on the floor of forests in Sahamalaza, north-west coast of Madagascar.
The new update to Face ID accounts for users wearing a face mask during the coronavirus pandemic by sending users straight to their passcode prompt.
Some bleaching corals undergo what had been described as a mysterious transformation by emitting bright neon colours - and researchers have discovered why.
Twenty-four lobsters were tracked in the Bay of Saint Anne du Portzic, France. Sounds from bigger lobsters travelled further than rasps from smaller individuals.
The Wolfe Disk galaxy was found by astronomers from the National Radio Astronomy Observatory using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).
The mobile 'Clean Trolley' contraption, which is already being distributed around Europe, can wash 30 trolleys in less than 30 seconds and make them virus-free.
Investors in the company have been asked to back a shareholder vote against the encryption move until Facebook has properly assessed the risks.
A former Apple contractor who exposed an inside program that listens to Siri recordings, which included criminal activity and sexual discussion, has made himself known to the public in an open le...
Scientists at the British Museum analysed 100 samples of 'black goo' to establish its contents. It is thought Egyptians used it due to the black colour, which symbolised regeneration and rebirth.
Called 2019 LD2, the unique stellar object was found in a swarm of asteroids known as the Jupiter Trojans and is the first of its kind seen spewing out gas like a comet.
Mathematicians used the enormous processing power of the IBS supercomputer Aleph to simulate what happened throughout Eurasia around 40,000 years ago.
A study, carried out by researchers at Texas-based UT Southwestern Medical Centre, found that exercise increased blood flow to two regions of the brain associated with improved memory.
NASA has announced it will name the Wide Field Infrared Survey Telescope after Nancy Roman, one of the first women to work at the agency and a pivotal figure in the development of the Hubble Tele...
Specifically, the new feature test is allowing users to select whether they want to receive replies from everyone, only users they follow, or people they mention in their tweet.
The AI, which is being rolled out in tandem with a new 'Shops' feature will scan images on Facebook and use machine-learning to identify specific products, including the brand, material and more.
Millions of cicadas will emerge from the earth after spending the past 17 years underground. The insects are set to invade Virginia, North Carolina and West Virginia this summer.
Amazon has launched its first original big-budget game called Crucible that is driven by choices of players who battle aliens. The game is available for download in Amazon Game Studios .
The remains of one of the last carnivorous dinosaur to roam the Earth have been found in Argentina. Experts uncovered what was once a 33-foot long megaraptor that lived 70 million years ago.
Renewables generated more than 40 per cent of Britain's power in the first three months of the year, overtaking fossil fuels for the first time, a new report reveals.
Spot gathered together the animals with the help of two sheepdogs in New Zealand. The robot can reach speeds of up to 3mph and costs less than an average car to lease, at £30,000.
Before the United Kingdom went into lockdown, alcohol sales shot up by around 67 per cent, with many subsequently drinking at home in isolation.
Scientists in the US have used ultrasound waves to control the brains of monkeys, which they say could lead to a treatment for decision-making-related disorders in humans such as addiction.
Google has announced it will no longer build custom AI or machine learning tools for oil and gas companies, after being singled out with Amazon and Microsoft in a report from Greenpeace.
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According to KrebsOnSecurity, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) said it detained a hacker known as Sanix in association with the stolen data set that came to light last year.
Apple and Google did not reveal which countries are set to use the API but it is believed it will be adopted by several US states, Latvia, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and the Netherlands...
Workers at the Port of Antwerp in Belgium are testing a new wristband that vibrates whenever workers break social distancing protocols and get too close to each other.
Named EC-EYE - short for 'ElectroChemical EYE' - the eerie bio-mimetic device is around an inch wide and was built by researchers from Hong Kong and the US.
British billionaire Sir James Dyson has unveiled the sole prototype of his company's electric car that was cancelled for being 'too risky'.
Climate simulations reveal the US is twice as likely to face a 'Dust Bowl' more devastating than what occurred during the Great Depression. The event would create heatwaves and massive droughts.
The company created a mobile launch platform and finished a full fire test of its Skylark-L rocket in just five days - the first from the UK in 50 years.
A dense disc of dust and gas has been spotted surrounding a young star called AB Aurigae, around 520 light years away from Earth.
Botanists from the University of Cambridge created the first ever large-scale map of microscopic algae blooming along the Antarctic coastline.
Images taken by US Cold War satellites have revealed the impact of farming on wildlife in the former Soviet state of Kazakhstan.
Animal Crossing New Horizons has launched its new stamp rally event, in which you can collect museum stamps to earn in-game rewards.
The Eurasian straight-tusked elephant died by the shores of an ancient lake in Schoningen, Lower Saxony. It is believed the mammal died of old age as it was too risky for humans to hunt.
Two hearts respond differently to the same piece of music, either by speeding up or slowing down, according to a new study backed by the European Society of Cardiology.
University of Utah researchers say bushy beards are able to dampen impact by up to 37 per cent compared to clean-shaven faces.
Nineteen of the 20 worst local authorities for solar panels per household were in London. Kensington and Chelsea has the lowest percentage of households with solar panels at 0.2 per cent.
Researchers at the University of Sussex studied around 9,000 children who were born in the early 90s in Britain.
The California-based firm's prototype wearable fibre - which features as so-called 'helical sensing matrix' - can also pick up on other gestures, including flicking, sliding, pinching and grabbin...
A giant fish that lived around 380 million years ago fed in a similar way to basking sharks, the second-largest living shark in the world today, scientists report.
The remains, believed to be of a princess, were discovered at the burial site near Saint-Vulbas, 20 miles from Lyon. Bracelets made of ornate blue beads had been placed on both her arms.
Jon Prosser says that the glasses, which he has allegedly seen a prototype of, will process information on an iPhone wirelessly as opposed to on-device, similar to how an Apple Watch works.
Researchers working in Antarctica have been trying to understand the behavior of a mysterious new particle, that could hint at the existence of a mirror universe where time flows backwards.
To find out how the seals find their prey in the dark, the team attaches GPS trackers and light-detecting sensors to five seals from the Kerguelen Islands in the Antarctic.
A new joint study from MIT and Harvard has identified an enzyme that could help reverse the effects of DNA damage associated with aging and Alzheimer's disease, based on testing in mice.
Facebook is taking on Amazon by letting small business owners set up online storefronts that have the look and feel of their brand on its platform and Instagram with a new feature called 'Shops'.
An investigation by CNET uncovered thousands of selfies depicting people wearing masks in public data sets found online . The images had been harvested directly from Instagram.
Researchers from Anglia Ruskin University were investigating online behaviour among adults over 60 and the impact it has on social isolation.
NASA build a cosmic ray gun that simulates a radiation environment. It combines protons, helium ions and heavier ions to make the beams in order to study how the rays affect the human body.
Experts from Cyprus surveyed more than 800 volunteers - finding that men and woman both fall for people who are good looking, well dressed and charming.
Scientists have successfully mixed human and mice cells in a hybrid 'chimera' embryo, the most advanced example of its kind, with human cells in the brain, heart, liver, eyes, and blood.
A satellite data company has created the first map of the UK's warmest areas in preparation for what could be one of the hottest summers on record.
The BioVYZR 1.0 uses a motor-powered fan to push air through two filters. It was developed by Canadian start-up VYZR Technologies and will be sent to early backers this month.
Researchers from the University of East Anglia say the global COVID-19 lockdown has had an 'extreme' effect on daily carbon emissions but it is 'unlikely to last'.
According to court documents, the products allow people to circumvent 'technological protection measures' designed to prevent Nintendo's games from being copied or accessed.
Britain's unusually warm April led to perfect growing conditions for berries and is likely to lead to one of the sweetest and most succulent harvests in recent memory.
A plant bacteria has invaded the US from Guatemala aboard a popular geranium that could be devastating to the nation's food crops if the infected flowers are not destroyed.
Australopithecus sediba is a distant relative of modern-day Homo sapiens that lived around two million years ago and University of Kent researchers studied fossilised hand bones.
The Environment Agency hit the pause button as it claimed to be unable to carry out the checks due to social distancing measures. But it will still carry them out where incidents have occurred.
Scientists have identified three biological clues in COVID-19 patients' blood samples to predict their risk of death with up to 90 per cent accuracy.
Researchers from Germany had 108 fourth-grade students complete psychological tests after either adopting power poses or less dominant and assured bearings.
Thousands of people flock to the Neolithic monument in Wiltshire every year to mark the summer solstice sunrise and sunset - happening on June 21 this year.
Pieces of the scroll held by the University of Manchester were examined by experts from Kings College London and the University of Malta who found the tiny letters.
Researchers from the University of Plymouth used a series of experiments to explore how the plastic particles get into different types of reefs formed by blue mussels.
All six rhesus monkeys given the vaccine still caught the virus, and had so much in their lungs they may have still been able to pass the virus to others. Vaccine has entered human trials.
A mathematical study from Columbia University analysed all the existing research to determine how likely it was that life would blossom on Earth.
According to CNBC , Fitbit is in the process of submitting technology for review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and aims to have a device approved under new emergency rules.
Researchers in Florida have rediscovered a rare species of bee, the blue calamintha, that was last seen in 2016, prompting some to fear it might have gone extinct due to commercial citrus farms.
One in three people infected with coronavirus later suffer symptoms post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including depression and anxiety, a new study suggests.
Huami has revealed a transparent N95-like mask that shows enough of the wearer's face to unlock a smartphone and is equipped with UV lights that disinfects tfilters in 10 minutes.
Samsung has unveiled a smart window that emits full spectrum natural light during the day to simulate real sunlight. Called SunnyFive, the window will help those with seasonal affective disorder.
Supercomputers in UK, Germany, and Switzerland, and potentially a high-performance computer in Spain were all affected by similar breaches involving malware designed to mine cryptocurrency.
SpaceX was forced to delay its Sunday launch of Starlink satellites until Tuesday due to poor weather conditions. The new batch will features some devices with visors to dim their brightness.
Scientists for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have been analysing 40 years of data and say the warming planet is fuelling the change.
A new study reveals pet cats in Australia are slaying some 230 million native animals each year. There are three million domesticated cats in the continent and pet owners are letting them roam fr...
Researchers in Australia discovered a fossil of a rare and still mysterious dinosaur related to the T. rex and velociraptor that they believe roamed Antarctica 110 million years ago.
Elon Musk's private company SpaceX has confirmed that its first manned launch space shuttle will launch next week, on May 27.
Notably, Soli powers one of the Pixel 4's initial selling points, motion-controls. Using radar, the chip enables features like hand gestures that allow users to control their device from a distan...
An ecologist warns the next pandemic could emerge in the Amazon rainforest due to human invasion on animals' habitats, as they can catch zoonotic diseases - including a coronavirus.
While these structures appear to look like pahoehoes - lava flows seen in Hawaii and Iceland - scientists believe they are actually a result of sedimentary volcanism.