World Health Organization officials do not believe the coronavirus that has killed 26, mostly in Wuhan, and sickened more than 800 globally is a public health emergency of international concern -...
A joint project between Google scientists and researchers from Janella Research Campus in Virginia has created a high resolution 3D map of the fruit fly brain, the most detailed 3D model yet.
In an app called Sega Catcher, players control a real-life claw machine in Japan by watching a feed and entering commands from their phone. They can move left, right and forward.
The burger may be America's favorite food, but the popular dish was gifted to us by the Romans. An ancient cookbook describes forming minced meat into patties.
NASA's VIPER practiced its 'moon shimmy' in a lab that replicates the lunar surface. The rover rolled over a large soil bin allowing scientist to see how it will fare on the moon.
A 65-year-old woman in Utah's Snow Canyon State Park got some unexpected help from a drone operated by the local sheriff's department, after injuring her ankle while hiking with friends.
A storage bucket containing the data of thousands of SextPanther sex workers was left unsecure online. The leak also included More than 10,000 explicit videos and photos.
Amateur fossil collector Jon Gospill made the discovery of a lifetime when he came across the so-called 'ichthyosaur' in Bridgewater Bay before Christmas last year.
Apple announced its Apple Watch Connected program that partners with gyms to reward users with gift cards or credit towards their membership for tracking workouts and hitting goals.
It's not entirely clear how Google will tweak its method of highlighting which results are ads, but it says it will begin 'experimenting' immediately in a Twitter thread on Friday.
This week, the Chinese government announced it will launch its long anticipated Mars mission this July, delivering a research rover to drive across the planet surface searching for signs of life.
University of California experts showed that location-tagged tweets by Ukraine residents could have been used to map out sentiments towards Russia in real-time.
The waiver is the most overt acknowledgement that moderation jobs, which involve watching distributing videos that often depict violence and pedophilia, can often lead to PTSD.
This week, a new AR-centric social networking app called Octi launched, which will let users pull up their friends' profiles by pointing their smartphone camera at them to see their profiles.
Four firms who started work on age verification systems after the Government announced it wanted to block access to adult sites for under 18s are taking legal action at the High Court.
Vodafone is the most complained about broadband, mobile and landline provider, new data has revealed. It is the second quarter in a row it has been voted the worst for broadband.
Material scientists in Australia have created an atomically-thin conductive film that could be used as super-bendy and twistable displays in future smartphones.
Ford Transit vans fitted with the 2.0-litre EcoBlue engine around the world can now run with no modifications on biodiesel from hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO).
The archery star has taken his 'second first steps' thanks to an 'exoskeleton suit' developed by Hyundai Motors Robotics Lab in Seoul, South Korea.
The long-lost Anglo-Saxon abbey where Edgar the Peaceful was crowned as King of England in 973AD may have been discovered by archaeologists in Bath.
Apple has held up its promise to focus on privacy with its iOS 13. A report found background data collection by third-party apps dropped 68% since the system's roll out in September 2019.
A brutal 4,000-pound dinosaur the size of a bus that slashed and ripped its prey to death has been described as a new species after first being dug up 30 years ago in Utah.
US broadcast satellite service provider DirecTV has filed an urgent request to the Federal Communications Commission to take its satellite out of orbit before it explodes.
The tool - to be instead called 'Quick Share' - is expected to launch with the Galaxy S20+, which will likely be unveiled at Samsung's Unpacked event in San Francisco on February 11.
The US aerospace firm has already been trying to use the same principle to catch the protective nosecones of rockets which are jettisoned after launch.
Scientists have fired neutrons at fossilised dinosaur eggs from around 67 million years ago to determine the growth stages of the embryos and how they compare to modern-day birds.
Tetris was first created by a Soviet engineer in 1984 and is still popular as a cult favourite with some gamers despite the juggernaut of gaming consoles.
The US-based audio firm announced earlier this week that it would stop sending software updates to a number of its products from May. CEO Patrick Spence has apologised for the decision.
Data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveals secrets about the composition of water beneath the icy surface of Enceladus, Saturn's sixth-largest moon, including an abundance of CO2.
The study identified three main areas female Loggerhead turtles return to time and again - the Adriatic region, the Tunisian Plateau and the eastern Mediterranean.
A British study shows for the first time that the striking iridescent colours seen in some animals increase their chances of survival against predators by acting as a means of camouflage.
XDA Developers says the upcoming Z Flip, a new addition to Samsung's line of foldable devices the bends vertically, will use a reported 'Ultra Thin Glass' on top of an AMOLED display.
Archaeologists believe the 'devils trail' of 81 Neanderthal footprints were made hours or days after the Roccamonfina volcano in southern Italy erupted some 50,000 years ago.
Royal Wolverhampton, which runs three hospitals (pictured, New Cross hospital), has linked with technology firm Babylon Health to adapt its GP At Hand app service so it can work in hospitals.
A group of cows matched a team of professional stock market analysts in a test to see whose picks could generate the best returns on the Norwegian stock market over a three month period.
The Indian Space Research Organization is sending the first half-humanoid in an unmanned mission to space set for December ahead of its first human mission that will launch in 2022.
Google's latest redesign for search results may blur the line between organic and paid placements and having a measurable effect on the likelihood that users will click-through promoted results.
Samsung has announced the global launch of its smart 'AirDresser' wardrobe in markets around the world, including the UK. The device uses jets of air to 'sanitise' garments and kill viruses.
Digital thieves created an authentic-looking website in order to access Citibank bank accounts. The site asked users to hand over banking and personal information., including security codes.
The New York Police Department are operating a new forensics lab to try and hack into smartphones to collect evidence from a person's texts messages, GPS data, and voicemail transcripts and more.
The group of American scientists say the change - which is the closest the clock has ever been to the end of days - is due to the dual threats of nuclear war and climate change.
Whether you're working out at the gym, running or playing sports, here's why you should swap out your AirPods for these sweat and water-proof wireless headphones by Mpow.
The priest Nesyamun, who is now on display at Leeds museum, was first unwrapped in 1824 and has 'true of voice' inscribed on his coffin.
Data reveals wild fires and agricultural burning in Canada and the southeastern US caused two pollutant spikes in 2018, both which resulted in air quality advisories in New York City.
The Los Angeles -headquartered dating app's verification feature will allow members to get images authenticated by posing for real-time selfies for comparison.
US design firm JDXP has created a concept airplane that combines advances in electric engines and sleek aerodynamic features. The plane swaps jet engines for batteries and electric generators.
It was found by hobbyist Geoff Smith in the shingle of Lancing beach who was scouring the area at night with his headlamp.
In addition to a broader library of music for users to choose from, the deal also signals that the social media giant will eventually roll out a rumored music streaming service reportedly called ...
Bridgestone is set to roll out airless tires in a bid to combat the air-related issues commercial trucks face. The new design replaces the pressurized air with a recycled thermoplastic 'web'.
Chemists from the US have found that chemicals called triacylglycerols that are found in a person's skin oils degrade in a predictable way that can be used to date fingerprints.
Four skeletons - two from 8,000 years ago and two from 3,000 years ago -unearthed in Cameroon have added to the mystery of how humans spread throughout Africa.
Heat created by the devastating Mount Vesuvius eruption in 79 AD was so intense,the event transformed one victim's brains into glass, archaeologists have discovered.
It will be rolled out to users of the dating service from the end of January in the USA and will allow users to tell Tinder the location of a date ahead of time. Police can then be sent if there ...
Like neighbouring Pompeii, the ancient town of Herculaneum was destroyed in the eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius in the year 79 AD.
China successfully landed the first mission to the far side of the moon on January 4, 2019 and the lander and its rover Yutu-2 continue to send back data and images to Earth.
Unlike Facebook, who first introduced emoji reactions in 2016, Twitter is only making them available in direct messages, not normal posts.
Problems began at around 08:50 GMT, according to the website Down Detector, which monitors online outages.
At a time when the wheel had just reached Europe, groups living in the Rioja Alavesa region of what is now northern Spain were living very different lives from each other.
For those with Android and the latest beta of WhatsApp, it can be activated by navigating to 'Chats' inside settings. From there, users can select between several different display themes.
Today, King Conservation District officials announced that some 1.2 million residents in the Seattle area will be able to use their smartphones to vote in an upcoming election, a first in America...
A report from Gizmodo reveals that keywords associated with hate groups, including phrases like 'neonazis' and 'nazbol' were still able to be used for targeting ads on the platform.
A new study of wildfires in America between 1984 and 2016 has found that human-caused blazes have become more common than any other type, surpassing lightning strikes and other causes.
Several flaws were found in a feature called Intelligent Tracking Prevention rolled out in 2017 which was meant to stop digital ad companies from hoovering people's web data.
Preserved in rock, the fossil fungi were found near the DRC city of Mbuji-Mayi in a 'major' discovery that smashes the previous age record by some 350 million years.
Motorola disappointed consumers last month when it delayed the release of its Razr, but the firm has officially announced pre-sales start Jan. 26th with purchases beginning Feb. 6th.
FedEx is warning consumers of a fraudulent text message that prompts them to enter their 'delivery preferences' via a link that asks for personal and credit card information.
Among the tools released by Google as a part of its Digital Well-being Initiative, is 'Envelope' which couples an app with a phone-sized paper cutout to force people into putting their phones dow...
Over 30,000 cannabis user have been exposed on the web. Researchers found an unsecure database that held medical IDs, names, last purchase and more. The bucket has since been shutdown.
The so-called sweat lodge was found at an archaeological site in the neighbourhood of La Merced in Mexico City.
US researchers who dropped three alligator corpses to the bottom of the ocean in the Gulf of Mexico to see how long they'd last discovered all three met different fates.
Scientists in China who developed the innovative method say it is currently too expensive for widespread use but shows promise for future application.
They are testing the vehicles at The Mall, Cribbs Causeway, just north of Bristol to see how it navigates a large every day obstacles.
An international team of researchers used variations in these bulging skull crests to sort out the straight-tusked animal's evolutionary history.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took his company's electric rickshaw trucks for a spin in a new video to announce the firm is launching 10,000 models in India to combat climate change.
The low-cost iPhone SE 2 is expected to revive Apple's TouchID fingerprint sensor, which was abandoned after the iPhone 8.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have manufactured antibacterial 3D-printed parts that could help stop the spread of bacteria in hospitals and via smartphones.
Scientists at Curtin University in Australia have discovered that Earth's oldest asteroid strike occurred at Yarrabubba, in the WA outback, 2.229 billion years ago.
A Japanese startup called SkyDrive Inc. has begun conducting test flights of their prototype flying car with a human pilot. The company says a public demonstration could come as early as the su...
Researchers from the University of Wurzburg in Germany found a person's response to frightening events is subdued by the presence of another person - even a stranger.
An international team of researchers from the USA, Taiwan and Spain have created a list of ten technological advances that could feature on future roads.
The feature imbues playlists with short videos that users can optionally click on and watch more. Users can tap through similar to story features in other platforms like Instagram or Snapchat.
Renders shared by Ishan Agarwal via the blog MySmartPrice , appear to offer the first glimpse of Samsung's Galaxy Buds Plus, a new addition to its line of wireless Bluetooth headphones.
Canoo has rolled out 'The First Wave' ahead of the official 2021 launch for its 'lounge' electric vehicles that lets consumers join a waitlist and gain points in order to be at the top of the lis...
Almost half of the world's farming and food production is destructive to the environment, according to a new study from scientists at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.
Filipino officials are using the ash spewed by the Taal volcano earlier this month to make bricks that will be used to rebuild damaged buildings in the area and help with the country's waste prob...
Record high temperatures in Russia this winter have become an obstacle for ringed seals and grey seals that live in the water near St. Petersburg, as sea ice they use for mating has failed to for...
Though Sonos says the speakers being phased out will continue to work in the interim, The Verge reports that problems, especially related to streaming music, could arise in the future.
Researchers from Rowan University in New Jersey examined a range of selfies publicly posted to the Facebook owned social media platform.
Warm-blooded crocodiles existed in the Jurassic cold snap, analysis of teeth fossils shows. Extinct metriorhynchids may have thrived during a spell of global cooling around 150 million years ago.
Sony's new PlayStation 5 has been supposedly revealed in a series of artistic renders based on a 'leaked' photograph of the highly anticipated gaming console.
The British Trust for Ornithology report also revealed that 2019 had an early breeding season - possibly in thanks to the record-breaking February temperatures.
By comparing cultural evolutionary samples with biological ones, a UK research team suggests popular culture, including pop music, literature and cars, evolves no faster than the animal kingdom.
Each country in the UK must set new annual targets to ensure that 19 per cent of its land is covered by trees and woodlands within 30 years, says The Woodland Trust.
This study led by the University of Bristol contradicts reports that the gas, called HFC-23, was almost eliminated from the atmosphere in 2017.
US experts surveyed nearly 1,200 people and found that, on average, people were more willing to cover small increases in costs for flights with smaller emission levels.
Chinese researchers studied 530 teenagers to see if they were victims of parental 'phubbing' - where a person is distracted by their phone in their presence.
Scientists in the UK and Germany have captured the first known footage of two atoms bonding and breaking using advanced microscopy methods at a scale half a million times smaller than human hair.
The difference between sibling rivalry and sibling cooperation in the common 'burying' sexton beetle, which feed on the corpses of dead animals, can be attributed to the presence of the parent.
Researchers from the University of Exeter wanted to understand the morals of people around the world, so posed them the famous 'trolley question'.
Researchers from the University of Jyväskylä in Finland have developed a new computer system that can identify individuals not through their faces or finger prints, but simply by watching them ...
The switch from eco-friendly citizens from red meat to chicken is inadvertently fuelling deforestation of the Amazon rainforest to produce more soya, Greenpeace claims.
Instagram has transformed the tattoo industry in recent years, growing from an estimated $1.6billion in revenue in 2007 to more than $3billion in 2018, and 70 per cent of new clients come from th...
Tesla is blaming short sellers for a recent petition against the company that alleges its Model 3, Model S and Model X, which were made and sold from 2013 through to 2019, are unsafe.
Though Instagram will retain IGTV - users can access IGTV content via the Explore tab, stories, and elsewhere - the move is a tacit acknowledgement of its struggle.
Researchers on Lord Howe Island in Australia have reported their plan to reintroduce a species of near extinct bird after the largest ever rodent eradication program on an island has been a succe...
This month, Lexus revealed seven new designs offering a glimpse at what the luxury car manufacturer's products might look if there was a commercial market for space vehicles.
It was buried under the sand at Booby's Bay in Padstow more than a century ago but is often uncovered during winter storms, with some or all of it exposed.
More than a dozen affiliate live cam sites that boasts around 66 million registered users, were found storing sensitive records of models in an unsecured database according to researchers.
A 'tinkerer' from Jersey has created an 'adaptive' game controller for his daughter with a mobility disorder so she can play Zelda on her Nintendo Switch 'just like her friends'.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai says humanity needs to be 'clear-eyed' about how AI could go wrong and has called for global alignment on how we regulate new AI technologies.
Ozone-depleting substances - harmful greenhouse gases - may have caused half of Arctic warming during 1955-2005, according to a study by an international research team.
The remote Pacific Islands of Oceania were some of the last places on Earth to be colonised by humans when the Lapita people reached the isolated archipelago of Vanuatu 3,300 years ago.
A PhD student examined the results of more than 1,500 studies into farming, food production and water usage to create the online tool. She also examined data from farms around the world.
The chair is the brainchild of 28-year-old Polish designer Agata Nowak, who hopes that interest in the seat will increase as people grow more aware of internet addiction.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has opened is plant in the Netherlands specifically designed to extract oxygen from moondust.
Primatologists Kara Walker and Anne Pusey assessed chimpanzees born in Gombe National Park in Tanzania dating back to 1970 to see what caused some young females to stay in their family group.
Burning of the rainforest in southwestern Amazonia, could release aerosols such as black carbon which may speed up the melting of the Andean glaciers, finds Rio de Janeiro State University.
Over the past 20 years, experts from Durham University have been studying the remains of 110 Anglo-Saxons found buried in the dunes near the Northumberland castle.
The drawings, around 4 inches in length, were discovered in the rocky area of San Juan, near the town of Albuquerque in the province of Badajoz in western Spain.
A study found that plate tectonics were triggered by intense bombardment of meteors 3.2 billion years ago -transforming the hot, primordial mushy surface into the present rugged landscape.
The largely intact Styracosaurus skull has wonky horns and was discovered by then graduate student Scott Persons in 2015 in Dinosaur Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada.
'Director's View' lets users cycle between different lenses on their phones and also allows them to 'lock on' to a subjects that they're recording, keeping them in focus according to snippets of ...
NASA Mars 2020 mission is set to explore the Jezero crater, which scientists have now determined is littered with hydrated silica and carbonates - two elements that could hold signs of microbial ...
After connectivity issues with the Disney+ during its launch yesterday, Vizio has announced it's working on an update for its SmartCast TVs that could help some users access the service.
Black Friday fever is almost upon us, and this year online retailer Amazon is rolling out the deals a whole week early in what will be its 'biggest ever' event.
Scientists have exposed very thin slices of ancient Egyptian mummy bones to light at different wavelengths in an attempt to discover how the people of the time would live, eat and spend their dai...
Speaking at an event on AI technology in Moscow, Russia, on Saturday, president Putin called for safeguards, setting out rules for how humans should interact with the robots.
A 2016 discovery that the Tullimonstrum had a stiffened rod of cartilage saw Tully classified as a predatory vertebrate - now University College Cork researchers believe the grouping was wrong.
Building off of a concept introduced by physicist Gerard O'Neill – who Bezos himself studied under during his time at Princeton – the Blue Origin founder outlined habitats that could hold cit...
In a profanity-laden tirade from one of TV's most famous liaisons of science and learning, viewers were dealt a stark warning about the disastrous effects of climate change.
On stage, Bezos took the wraps off a massive model of what will be the firm’s first lunar lander, dubbed Blue Moon. The event kicked off at 4 p.m. in Washington D.C, and was not live streamed.
NASA is investigating how best to respond to the possibility of an asteroid or a comet colliding with Earth in fictional situations.
A NASA rover has collected micro organisms from three feet into the ground in Chile's Atacama desert to give scientists a clear picture of what kind of bacteria they might expect to get from Mars...
The ancient workshop is thought to date back to the 18th Dynasty, during the reign of Amenhotep III – King Tut’s grandfather. The sphinx and hundreds of hieroglyphic fragments were found at t...
The battery-powered devices about the size of a small cooler and can deliver packages autonomously, but for now, they'll be accompanied with a human while they're being tested out.
McLaren have given Formula One fans their take on what the future of the sport looks like as they presented the 2050: the MCLExtreme, a futuristic race car built and designed for the future.
Footage of the colour-changing octopus was captured by a free-diver as he swam in the crystal clear waters in the French Riviera.
An accidental discovery by Harvard academics has now found that a slightly different version of RNA may have been the key ingredient allowing for life on Earth to blossom.
A new pair of hovershoes unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show, called Motokicks, could soon replace your scooter, bike and skateboard - just don't try to take them for a spin in the rain.
Researchers at the University of California, Davis, have studied thousands of species of animals and birds to work out where reservoirs of contagious, mosquito-borne viruses could be.
On Dec. 21, during winter solstice, four of Juno's cameras captured images of the Jovian moon Io, the most volcanic body in our solar system, on the mission's 17th flyby of the gas giant.
First found in China, it has caused significant problems in other areas it has invaded. It can form dense mats of up to 1,500 mussels per square metre – which can suffocate scallops and oysters...
The startup, called Humu, uses machine learning to parse through employee data and then 'nudges' workers to help them improve in areas that might make their work lives better.
A study by the University of Wisconsin-Madison wrapped the e-bandage around the chests of rats who had a cut on their backs. This caused the wound to heal in just three days versus 12 in others.
Ford created a futuristic-looking dog kennel that uses noise-cancellation panels and the carmarker's active noise control technology to create an insulated environment for pets.
The underwater skeletons of 185 wooden ships, referred to as ghost vessels, were deliberately sunk or have been left to decompose for hundreds of years in the Potomac River, Maryland, US.
It was the ultimate speed battle between man and nature as Felipe Massa took on a peregrine falcon, the fastest animal on planet Earth. The falcon is capable of speeds of up to 217mph.
A researcher from Princeton University in New Jersey has found that testosterone levels and masculine features are directly related to the perception of a man's talent.
Australian scientists found sharks incubated in tanks that simulate temperatures in 2100 became 'right handed', preferring to swim to the right, a process known as lateralization.
Most visitors think of New York's Parks as the only place to find trees. However, a new study found New York City has over 5 million 'forested natural areas' along with 666,000 street trees.