Uber has released its highly anticipated safety feature RideCheck in the US. The update uses GPS, AI and other technology to determine if a vehicle has been in an accident.
Italian researchers studied three breeds and compared their behaviour and how much they relied on humans and asked for help via the irresistible puppy-dog eyes.
Roman 'pendants' excavated in Shropshire have been revealed to be ancient cosmetic sets used for eye make-up, English Heritage has said.
As more and more British people are becoming worried about climate change, the two natural questions are: What can individuals do to help and what impact will their actions have?
It seems Elon Musk cannot wait to share SpaceX's orbital Starship prototype with the world, as the Tesla tycoon shared two images of the construction progress to his Twitter page.
Sources familiar with the project told CNBC that the device is code-named Orion and is not only being designed as an AR headset, but as a replacement for one's smart phone.
Deep-sea scientists captured stunning footage of an shape-shifting, alien-like jellyfish in the Pacific ocean. Called "Deepstaria", it lacks tentacles, but uses a "bag" to capture prey.
HD songs will be similar to a CD-quality audio, while a separate class of of songs that the company is calling 'Ultra HD' offer a greater bit-depth and sample rate that translate to more higher f...
New leaks claim to be the "final design mock-up" of the iPad Pro, which appears to boast the same triple camera system as the iPhone 11 Pro -giving users advanced video making capabilities.
Hanging atop the 49-story Marriott Marquis in Time Square is an advertisement that gives the first official glimpse of Google's new a coral-colored next-generation Pixel 4 smartphone.
The shots were captured in the polar regions of Mars by the Colour and Stereo Surface Imaging System (or CaSSIS) camera on the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.
The four-minute video was created by engineering and international affairs expert Alex Glaser of Princeton University and colleagues.
Ed Green, a paleogeneticist at the University of California, Santa Cruz, is an expert in finding DNA where others can not and his skills are now being used by law enforcement.
It is something many have feared - the earth is warming faster than first thought. New models show that by 2100, average temperatures could rise 6.5 to 7.0 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial le...
US researchers found humans have longer, thinner, and more flexible-walled hearts than chimps due to recent evolution.
NASA has just revealed a target date for our trip back to the moon.The space agency noted "the last half of 2024" as the big date, which will allow them to to accomplish projects for a successful...
The study led by a Yale University team working with researchers from Brazil investigated the impact of transgenic Aedes aegypti mosquitoes developed by British biotech firm, Oxitec.
The 4th century AD treasure was found 12 inches (30cm) below the surface of a field near Wanstrow, Somerset.
Exposure to the platform's underbelly has caused moderators to become 'addicted' to graphic content, leading some to accumulate objectionable media for their own personal archives.
An ancient skeleton of a 20-year-old man found in Milan reveals the horrific toll that the dreaded 'wheel of torture' took on the human body.
Apple's new iOS 13 software update will expose apps, such as Facebook, that attempt to access your Bluetooth technology in order to harvest personal data from smartphones.
The image of Io's silhouette on the giant planet's surface was posted onto twitter by NASA's Kevin Gill. The image reveals what a solar eclipse on Jupiter might look like.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that Amazon tweaked its product-search system algorithms in order to favor its own "private label" - instead of best-sellers or what is most relevant for cons...
Food engineer Laxmikant Badwaik of the Tezpur University in Assam, India, and colleagues collected matured pumpkin seeds and peels from a local market to experiment with making packaging film.
The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee are urging the government to conduct a review of reusable and refillable packaging systems.
Mercedes-Benz is paying homage to its 1902 hot rod with a modern-day twist. Called Vision Simplex, this electric car sports a rose gold frame and a 3D display board that flashes messages and anim...
Google has announced the date for its highly anticipated hardware event, where it will reveal intricate details of its Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL - which are set to take on Apple's latest iPhone 11.
Researchers from the Zoological Society of London and the Natural History Museum used DNA from 17 museum specimens and wild salamanders, revealing three genetic lineages.
According to multiple reports, users who have opted into the iOS public beta are currently able to start playing games on Apple Arcade a full three days ahead of its official release date.
Searching may just get easier with Google's "Smart Screenshot" feature set to be released in its 10.61 app. The filter uses Lens to find similar items on the web just by scanning the screenshot.
Among the major benefits are WiFi 6's ability to maintain high speeds even when multiple devices are drawing on the network, an increasingly important feature in many of today's multi-gadget hous...
Though the bug, originally reported on August 29, has since been patched, a flaw in Lastpass is notable given how many users -- including 58,000 businesses -- rely on the service.
A study has found that we are more likely to blame a school shooting on video games if the perpetrator is white. This is because we see them as not fitting the racial stereotype of a violent pers...
The Gemini Observatory in Hawaii released the snapshot which was grabbed using the Gemini Multi-Object Spectrograph located on Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and the highest point in the state.
An object spotted at the end of August by amateur astronomer, Gennady Borisov in Crimea, is likely the second known interstellar object to make a pit stop in our corner of the galaxy.
Ex-Google employee has warned against a new generation of robots that could carry out "atrocities and unlawful killings" and stated all autonomous AIs should be banned under chemical weapon treat...
It is known as a neutron star, the compressed remnants of a once supermassive star which exploded in a supernova. and was discovered by the Green Bank Telescope (GBT) in West Virginia.
Agronomist and beekeeper Ibrahim Sedef, who owns the Zedef Apiary in the district of Surmen in the north-eastern Turkish province of Trabzon, has long battled the bears.
Scientists have concluded that it is indeed plausible that France's Jeanne Calment - who holds the Guinness World Record for the oldest person ever - reached 122 years old.
Professor Sir David King said that being scared is an appropriate reaction and we should be doing more to combat climate change.
The legendary vessel used on the first voyage to Australia 250 years ago has been the focal point of a decades-long mission by scientists to recover it.
Literature scholar Miranda Phaal of Tufts University, in Massachusetts, discovered the hidden pattern in the epic poem's ninth book.
Researchers at the University of Dundee assessed how hunger alters people's decision-making and found it causes different results compared to when people are well-fed.
The small business was found during an ongoing excavation at Ipplepen by researchers from the University of Exeter.
Researchers unearthed the partial Game of Thrones-like skeleton in Dinosaur Provincial Park in southern Alberta, Canada. They realised its muscular shape made it unique.
Researchers from The University College London say a phenomenon known as 'social camouflaging' helps people with autism avoid detection and that women were more likely to exhibit the tactic than ...
An analysis of gravitational waves from the first black hole merger ever detected has recorded tones which the researchers described as 'ringing' predicted by Einstein's theory of general relativ...
Asteroid 2010 C01 will pass by just before midnight on Friday followed by 2000 QW7 on Saturday evening. NASA says they'll pass by safely at about 3.5 million miles away.
Penny Spikins, an archaeologist at the University of York told the British Science Festival that of 50 skeletons of Neanderthals unearthed worldwide, around a third had some kind of disability.
The flaw, which Jose Rodriguez reported to Apple in July after examining public betas of iOS 13, is similar to one found by the researcher in the operating system's predecessor, iOS 12.1.
Researchers at The University of Texas studied the animals and found their protective armour covers them from head to tail, making them more robust in battle against other dragons.
In the request, SpaceX, an Elon Musk-owned aerospace company, is requesting permission to fly Starship more than 12 miles into orbit and then landing the craft back down in the same spot.
Professor Mark Williams, from the University of Warwick's Centre for imaging, Metrology, and Additive Technology is working with West Midlands Police.
To put the story to the test, Kent State University anthropologists froze human faeces in knife-like shapes at temperatures of -20°C (-4°F) in a laboratory freezer.
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts have developed a garment containing unobtrusive, portable devices for monitoring heart rate and respiratory rhythm.
Researchers near Zurich have built the DFAB House, which they say is the first liveable home to have been created using only robot-made materials and constructed mostly by machines.
A US intelligence assessment said the missile will be ready for action within six years despite failed tests, one of which killed at least five people last month.
Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology covered a £1.6million diamond (pictured before and after) with the substance in a bid to prove its blackness.
Among Apple's new devices are a base model, dubbed the iPhone 11, which will sell for $699 and a premium version, called the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max that will start at $999 and $1099 respective...
Turf is increasing in popularity with Britons who are too busy to cut their grass, according to the Royal Horticultural Society. But wildlife charities have warned it is harming animals and bugs.
Neuroscientists from the University of Pennsylvania measured the working memories of 118 adolescents as they grew up and compared this with their driving histories.
Marketing researchers from the the Cass Business School in London and Finland's Aalto University surveyed 22 Londoners who spend between 60-180 minutes commuting daily.
The shot (pictured) from the Hubble Telescope shows that last year's powerful storm has vanished from the north polar region, space agencies in the US and Europe said.
Researchers from the Bradford University have for the first time demonstrated a link between the diets of Roman Britons and their likelihood of dying young.
One of the unmanned surface vehicles (USV) was unveiled at the Defence and Security Equipment International conference in London (pictured, in action on the River Thames).
A new survey set out to learn how different colors are perceived around the world, resulting in responses from roughly 2,200 people from over 50 countries.
Researchers from Berlin found that rats were capable of not only learning how to play social games -- in this case hide-and-seek -- but that doing so was a reward in and of itself.
Participants will enter their answers -- 300 characters or less -- on a dedicated website where they will then compete with other participants to earn points and badges for 'good' responses.'
An international team using the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) MeerKAT telescope says it's detected a pair of huge bubbles, appearing like a massive hourglass.
The device - a sort-of stretchable optical lace - was developed by roboticists Patricia Xu and Rob Shepherd of Cornell University and colleagues.
Researchers at the University of Arkansas believe the animal developed the strangely-shaped skull to withstanding the forces of biting wood.
Archaeologist Ran Barkai of the Tel Aviv University and colleagues analysed 283 flints unearthed at the archaeological site of Revadim, in southern Israel.
Professor Raman and his colleagues tested the low-cost thermoelectric generator on a rooftop in Stanford, California, under a clear December sky.
Concentrations of mercury found in 82 wild dolphins in the English Channel are among the biggest recorded. Skin biopsies were taken during boat surveys.
Researchers from Columbia University found the hormone osteocalcin plays a vita role in the survival instinct and that animals which couldn't produce it weren't bothered by threats.
The predator's skull was found in a Bavarian town in the 1770s but researchers have now discovered it was a Mystriosaurus laurillardi (pictured artist's reconstruction).
The sex of the pair (pictured), known as the Lovers of Modena, could not be determined when they were unearthed in Italy in 2009 because they were so badly preserved.
Using high-resolution radars, the satellites (pictured) will use radio transmissions to identify targets on the ground and provide aerial images.
The wreck was spotted in the West Shetland Shelf Marine Protected Area near Orkney during a seafloor survey by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and Marine Scotland Science.
Archaeologists at the University of Reading have uncovered remains of a wall at a dig in the Home Counties which is made of not-seen-before materials and bordered by a water channel.
Scientists from University College London have discovered water vapour on the exoplanet K2-18b, which is twice the size of Earth and eight times the mass, and say it's the right temperature for l...
A study presented this week at the British Science Festival found that babies who pair their vocalizations with eye contact at age one are more likely to have a more advanced grasp on language by...
Using stem cells and a newly created device, the researchers say they're able to create relatively large numbers of the structures which mimic the early stages of human development.
During the presentation at the Steve Jobs Theater, Apple revealed the iPhone 11 will for the first time bring slow-motion video capability to the front-facing camera. It also coined a new term: '...
The device is wall-mounted and contains a cutout on the side rim of the speaker which is suspected to be a space for a headphone jack -- a feature reportedly being mulled per prior reports.
Researchers led by Utrecht University in Belgium used samples of rocks found in Europe and advanced computer software to map how continents could have looked 240m years ago.
To help rectify conflicting privacy settings between Facebook's own app and settings selected on one's device, Facebook said it will now always choose the 'most restrictive option.'
Researchers at Imperial College London created the system, which weighs just 160 grams and can 'jump' multiple times after refilling its water tank.
Biologists led from the University of Illinois set out to find if honey bees store good and bad memories separately, or using the same neural circuitry for both.
Instead of 3D touch, the company has opted to go with the newer Haptic Touch feature first unveiled in 2018 for all of its new devices, spelling out an unofficial end to the technology.
Apple has unveiled the iPhone Pro and Pro Max, which it says is its most powerful series yet. It also showed off the more affordable iPhone 11 for $699 in six colors, and a new Apple Watch.
Together, scientists and pest-control companies believe more than three million homes have been affected this year alone, with people living in London and the South-East most affected.
A team from MIT designed the paint, which has been dubbed 'PhotoChromeleon' and will allow people to customise the colour of their shoes, phones and cars.
The European Space Agency and several other bodies will be meeting across Europe this week to discuss how to deflect and deal with 878 asteroids that could hit the Earth within 100 years.
The fear of patterns of holes, dubbed 'trypophobia', is thought to have evolved from an aversion to visible signs of disease but has been triggered by the Apple launch in California.
Staff at the Arid Lands House of Cambridge University Gardens have been nurturing the plant for more than half a century hoping it would sprout flowers at last.
Researchers have spent decades believing all electric eels belong to a single species but the discovery in the Amazon basin has revealed there are numerous and their electric shocks vary.
Apple unveiled the iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max in Cupertino on Tuesday but the three cameras on the back of the devices have been ridiculed by fans, who have compared them to coconuts.
The new Apple TV+ will launch on November 1 in 100 countries around the world, including the UK, and will be available for £4.99 a month, with six users able to share the subscription.
Facebook says it will no longer allow content that depicts 'graphic cutting images to to prevent 'triggering self-harm.' On Instagram such images will be barred from appearing in Explore.
Apple has finally revealed the newest designs in its iPhone lineup. Apple also showed off its new premium model, the iPhone 11 Pro, which will come with either a 5.8-inch or 6.5-inch display.
McDonald's revealed it is acquiring conversational technology startup Apprente with a plan to integrate its systems with services such as drive-thru menus, self-order kiosks, and the mobile app.
Marine biologist Jennifer Taylor of the University of California, San Diego and colleagues studied 30 Atlantic ghost crabs - or Ocypode quadrata - in a laboratory setting.
Among the standout features is an ultra-wide lens added to the phone's rear-facing camera module and boasts a 120 degree field of view that allows users to capture four times more scene.
Apple unveiled its latest smartwatch today. Like the one before it, Series 5 will come with a GPS only option starting at $399 and GPS + cellular for US customers, starting at $499.
The Pro's array of cameras will include the wide and ultra-wide lenses featured in the standard iPhone 11 model and add a telephoto lens capable of shooting extra-long or short distance in low-li...
During its highly-anticipated product launch event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino on Tuesday, Apple revealed Arcade is slated to launch Sept. 19, followed by Apple TV+ on Nov. 1.
The remains tested come from three different Neolithic sites - Hambledon Hill and Hazleton North in the south of England, and Banbury Lane in the East Midlands.
Researchers analysed around 4,000 Instagram selfies as part of a study which revealed that people tend to centre their selfies on their left eyes.
Investigators from Pennsylvania State University carried out an investigation into how well astronauts on the International Space Station could make cement.
Experts at China's Nanjing University and New York University's Department of Biology believe a volcanic eruption devastated the planet, during the Middle Permian period.
The work, by a NASA lab in California, presents a new scenario to explain why some of the methane-filled lakes are surrounded by steep rims that reach hundreds of feet high.
Scientists at the French National Center for Scientific Research and the University of Cambridge studied 263 skulls and found the ancestor had a smaller face and pronounced jaw.
Privacy International, a UK-based watchdog, found that at least two period-tracking apps sent information directly to Facebook, including when the user last had sex.
The warning, from UK science academy, the Royal Society, comes after both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg expressed plans to incorporate the technology into their businesses.
The menu changes were made by the University Catering Service (UCS), which operates 14 outlets across the university and caters more than 1,500 hospitality events each year.
Remains of a fortification at Kiriath-Jearim, a hill on the outskirts of Abu Ghosh, a village near Jerusalem, have been uncovered by researchers who believe it is the biblical town of Emmaus.
The Cryodrakon boreas was a flying reptile that lived during the Cretaceous period around 77 million years ago. Its remains were found in Canada 30 years ago and have now been identified.
The patent, published this month and uncovered by CNBC, details a device equipped with eye-tracking technology that would detect when a baby is awake or asleep.
Researchers led by the University of Texas drilled into the crater where the asteroid hit (illustrated) and found charcoal alongside broken and melted rocks including granite and sandstone.
A new report on the impact of climate change on cricket around the world says that players (pictured, England player Ben Stokes) may have to start wearing shorts in order to keep cool.
National Trust gardeners at Ham House in Richmond-upon-Thames have seen jackdaws eating the moths, which are kept under control by parasitic wasps in their native China.
YouTube has since suspended the feature on 48 of the roughly 100 videos uncovered by CNET after being notified of their existence. The firm is using machine learning to curb the issue.
Researchers from Zurich, Exeter, Warwick and Australia studied the chestnut-crowned babbler and broke down its calls into distinct but meaningless sounds which were joined together.
Palaeoanthropologists led from the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle in Paris analysed 257 fossilised Neanderthal footprints from the an archaeological site in La Rozel, in Normandy, France.
Google first unveiled Nest Hub Max during its i/O conference in May, and the device is now available in the US, UK, and Australia. It comes with Face Match feature to recognize different people.
Arcelik, the parent company of Beko and Grundig, announced the new microplastic filter washing machine at IFA 2019 in Berlin and said it would be rolled out to customers in 2020.
Palaeontologists including staff from the Swiss Natural History Museum in Basel discovered the crushed turtle shell on what used to be mud flats, suggesting it was en route to the sea when it die...
An environmental researcher from the University of Florida argues this year's spike in rainforest fires, at over 90,000 in the Amazon this year, reflect a worrisome uptick in deforestation.
Geologists led from Dalhousie University set out to work out the composition of the moon's mantle, specifically that of so-called iron-loving - or siderophile - elements, like gold and platinum.
The Schomburgk's deer, well-documented in Thailand, was thought to have died out in 1938 but researchers have confirmed that a fresh set of antlers belonging to the deer were found in 1991.
The mysterious signals were detected by China's Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope - also known as FAST - which is located in Guizhou Province.
The play behaviour was captured by Raquel Costa of Japan's Kyoto University, who spotted the behaviour by chance while studying the impact of ecotourism on mountain gorillas in Uganda.
A group of scientists and animal welfare campaigners have written to Natural England to warn that their badger culls are causing 'huge suffering' and are ineffective in reducing TB in cattle.
Twenty-four white storks have been released at the Knepp 'rewilding' project in West Sussex, in August - as an attempt to start breeding them again - as the last nest recorded was in Edinburgh in...
The number is, famously, the answer in Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy (pictured: Martin Freeman in the 2005 film), but it is also a riddle that has been perplexing mathematicians for decades.
Advanced technology systems that track drivers' eyes when they are in danger of falling asleep will be rolled out in all cars within five years to keep British drivers alert behind the wheel.
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have unveiled a breathalyzer device they say can measure levels of THC - weed's dominant psychoactive compound - in the breath.
To investigate how the Temple Scroll's parchment was made, material scientists led from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology mapped the chemical composition of one small part of the scroll.
The People's Mosquito project in Leicestershire will spend £8million reconstructing the aircraft to make the UK's first functioning 'Wooden Wonder' after the last original crashed in 1996.
It was located at Germany's Eckernförde Bay, a restricted area, and recorded scientific data about changes in the waters.
A sea eagle that took a trip over southern England has completed a 422-mile round trip and now returned home to the Isle of Wight.
The newly-discovered server, which was identified on Thursday, is said to include the exact same information as the database of more than 400 million users around the world found yesterday.
Marine mammal expert Rob Deaville of the Zoological Society of London and colleagues conducted the review, which was published by the UK Government.
The haul of human remains was found at the site of Yarsoslavl in modern Russia which was once part of the vast Mongol Empire.
Experiments conducted at the University of British Columbia strapped miniature backpacks to the birds and trained them to fly in a wind tunnel to test their abilities.
NASA and the NOAA captured images of a loose chain of tropical storms over the Western Hemisphere using the GOES-16 satellite on 13:10 EDT (18:10 BST) September 4, 2019.
The invasive Pacific pink salmon, from Russia, is colonising Britain's rivers and lakes. They were seen in 'unprecedented' numbers in 2017 and now, two years later, more will return to UK to spaw...
Apple launched beta.music.apple.com. on Thurs. Only subscribers will have full access to full songs and features of the site, but users who don't log-in will still be able to listen to previews.
Open Lunar Foundation wants to 'open-source' the approach to lunar settlements, bringing together experts from different countries and backgrounds to share technology and data.