The artificial skin consists of a six-inch-square sheet of thin, soft, flexible material, embedded with 32 tiny vibrating actuators, which can be adjusted independently to generate a discrete sen...
Scientists found that Ayahuasca - a 'psychedelic brew' made from vines and leaves in the Amazon jungle - distorts brain waves to create a vivid 'waking-dream' state.
Astronomers at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory in Chile saw nearly 20 satellites operated as part of SpaceX's Starlink program stream across the sky, and disrupt their final images.
The burst likely came from a massive supernova explosion. The study was led by a team in Western Australia but involved an international effort with hundreds of scientists studying the data.
From the DNA and alcohol consumption of more than 47,000 spouses, UK experts found we tend to pick mates with the same gene variant linked to drinking habits.
Uber wants to start listening in on your rides with a new feature that lets drivers and customers audio-record trips in a bid to find out what really happened when a ride takes a turn for the wor...
This week, Macy's announced customers who used its website to make purchases between October 7 and October 15, 2019 could have had their personal information stolen by hackers.
The shower is the result of the Earth passing through the tail of a mysterious comet. It will be visible in South America, the eastern parts of North America, western Europe and west Africa
At least one acute trauma patient in the US city of Baltimore has been given the procedure that allows an individual to survive without oxygen for around two hours.
A team from Cardiff University say they have detected the area they 'expect the star to be' within the remnants of the supernova explosion by studying the surrounding dust cloud.
A robot called Pepper was programmed to use mild insults such as 'you are a terrible player' during a game with a human by researchers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
NASA is getting ready to send a rover to Mars in search of life, but a professor from Ohio University believes we have already uncovered numerous beings crawling on the red planet.
These binary systems are more likely to have Earth-like worlds with a titled planetary axis that undergoes only mild changes - a setup agreeable to life, Georgia Tech experts report.
Virgin Media has issued a statement saying there is no national broadband outage affecting the network.
If you're looking for a more affordable option to Apple's Airpods then ENACFIRE's wireless headphones are worth a look - especially since they're currently enjoying 68 per cent off on Amazon.
Experts found that the UK's east coast is being hardest hit, with the erosion rate the fastest in Yorkshire and the Humber, where 56 per cent of the coastline is at risk.
The newly discovered figures depict a wide range of living creatures including birds, monkeys, fish and reptiles. A humanoid creature was discovered by artificial intelligent software.
The company, called Heliogen, says it uses artificial intelligence to help operate an array of mirrors capable of reflecting and focusing the sun's light and creating a type of solar oven.
Jim Whitmore, fourth generation farmer in Eu Claire, Michigan died on Saturday, becoming the sixth victim of Eastern equine encephalitis in the state amid a historic outbreak in the US.
NASA confirmed plume-like water vapor above Europa's surface, which were detected as a wavelength of emitted infrared light. Experts believe they could find an ocean under the surface.
Every year, some 5.25 trillion new pieces of plastic debris are thrown into the ocean, much of which ends up being eaten by manta rays and whale sharks according to a new study from Indonesia.
A shocking report reveals over 2 million Americans do not have access to a basic need - clean water. The study also found that Native Americans, African-Americans and Latinos suffer the most.
Researchers in Poland have begun excavating the site of a mysterious 7,000-year-old ring structure believed to have been used for semi-regular religious rituals, finding human bones and more.
SpaceX was recently selected by NASA as one of five companies vying to help deliver payloads to the lunar surface as a part of its new mission to return humans to the moon by 2024.
For the study researchers examined 11 astronauts who had stayed aboard the International Space Station for an average of six months and found seven suffered reversed or stall blood flow.
This week, Nikola Corporation announced a powerful new battery that could double the range of electric vehicles without adding any extra size or weight, expected for full unveiling in 2020.
This week, a Sydney-based electric bicycle company Bolt Bikes officially announced its expansion into the US and UK, with a $39 a week subscription fee and a rent-to-own option.
Sir David made the comments as he and the BBC were announced as the winners of the London-based think tank Chatham House's 2019 award for improving international relations.
The meme-making app, called Whale, was quietly rolled out by Facebook last week according to a report by The Information and is currently only available via the Canadian App Store.
Artist and digital creator Pablo Rochat pranked people in San Francisco, CA by placing multiple life-size AirPod stickers around the city to exaggerate how easy it is to lose one of the earbuds.
The astronomers were impressed that the smartphone was able to overcome high levels of artificial light to take the picture.
Astronomers led from the University of Helsinki in Finland have recorded the eerie 'song' sung by the Earth's magnetic field when hit by a storm of charged particles from the Sun.
The new 'shark proof' material features strong very light weight fibres that make it harder for teeth to penetrate the fabric. Scientists from Australia tested the new material on Great White Sha...
One of the most distinguishing features of the Playstation 4's controller - the light bar used to tell players which controller is currently active - doesn't appear to be on the new device.
Buying-shopping disorder affects five per cent of people and can cause 'dysfunctional family life and over-indulged children', say psychologists. It is time it is 'recognised'.
The study found that errors such as writing 'teh' instead of 'the' and putting capital letters in the wrong place suggested a lack of attention to detail, which would in turn make people seem le...
Hackers were likely using email addresses and passwords stolen from other websites and relying on the fact people use the same password for multiple services to gain access to Disney+.
Unlike other mechanical self-driving algorithms, the system from MIT's Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, uses social psychology to classify drivers as selfish or selfless.
Researchers used the video to discover that when a bee falls into a water it's able to use the fact water makes its wings sticky to create a wave that it can then use to get to the side.
The reports have persisted despite increased efforts from Facebook to quickly identify and remove the images - nude pictures that have been uploaded without a person's consent.
Messenger, Facebook's app for direct messaging, appears to be the most affected with more than 8,000 reports of users experiencing issues in the UK and US on Monday night.
Archaeologists unearthed 11 burials in South America, two of which were infants with 'helmets' made from the skulls of other children that may have been used to protect them from wild souls.
The cloud-gaming platform from California-based Google - which will only require an internet connection and Google Chrome to access - had previously been set to go live with only 12 games.
Regions where voters have neurotic traits were more likely to vote for Trump. Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Ohio were more neurotic and Trump won these areas in the 2016 election.
This weekend, the Chinese truck manufacturer Beiqi Foton Motor announced a new plan to make 200,000 'new energy' commercial vehicles by 2025, including electric and hydrogen fuel cell powered.
Homosexuality in animals is widespread and new research from Yale University suggests it may have been part of animal behaviour from the beginning
The wasp has been likened to Elba's character Heimdall in Thor, who is based on the Norse god Heimdallr - the sole protector of the bridge linking the human world and the realm of the gods
Researchers claim to have finally found an accurate way to calculate your dog's age in human years - and it's not as simple as just timing it by seven. It involves DNA clocks and natural logarith...
'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 ...
Ransomware attacks on hospitals add an extra 2.7 minutes to the time it takes staff to respond to a patient with a suspected heart attack and is causing at least 36 more deaths per 10,000 heart a...
The coating developed at Penn State University - which can be sprayed on, sets in five minutes and lasts up to 500 flushes - also repels bacteria and can be applied to urinals as well.
The German Ministry for the Environment has encouraged its citizens only to continue using leaf blowers if they were 'indispensable'.
The company hasn't formally announced its music streaming service yet, but a report by the Financial Times says it will likely cost less than the $10 a month charged by Apple and Spotify.
The vulnerability could have allowed a hacker to send a video file to a WhatsApp phone number and use malicious code hidden in the file to access the user's personal information.
Right-wing websites The Gateway Pundit and The United West were reportedly included on a list of hundreds of websites that wouldn't appear in Google News or featured products
According to the company, it will define political content to include any ad that references a candidate, political party, government official, ballot measure, or legislative or judicial outcome.
SMS is a popular source of communication among Android users -but it is also the 'least secure messaging medium'. There is a multi-step process for delivery and they are not encrypted.
In 2017, Google was two days away from posting 112,000 chest X-rays taken of more than 30,000 patients on public servers before last-minute privacy concerns put a stop to the project.
Activists used Amazon's facial recognition to scan faces around Capitol Hill in Washington DC to show the dangers of its surveillance capabilities. It spotted a congressman and the late Roy Orbis...
This month, the Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey issued a warning about the growing threat of viruses and malware being transmitted through public USB charging stations.
The move will be the first toward making TikTok friendlier to online commerce and will give merchants a more direct link to turning their accounts into sources of revenue.
DONTNOD say they have worked closely alongside Microsoft and the LGBTQ organization GLAAD in shaping Tyler as an authentic representation of the trans experience and a genuine character.
Among the removed apps were various tools that enabled users to change the lighting and temperature of vape pens and also offered vaping-related news, social networking, and games.
About the size of a pigeon, the creature had grey and brown feathers. It could shake its tail, and possibly flap its wings.
Featuring space to store your helicopter, submarine and jet skis the British design offers a range of options for those wishing to nip in and out while enjoying all the spoils of a long yachting...
Using a space-based radar, scientists found that the North Korean tests at Mount Mantap had a yield of 245 to 271 kilotonnes and had managed to shift the mountain by a few metres.
The new tool, which launched today, is accessible to users upon searching Google for correct word pronunciations and leverages the microphone on one's device.
This week, amazing video showed protesters on the streets of Chile teaming up to bring down a police drone with what appear to be simple pocket lasers. The are several likely explanations.
Scam calls claiming to be from the Social Security Administration have skyrocketed this year. These scammers are looking to access your personal information.
People who download the research app would be able to enroll in studies including Apple Women's Health Study, Apple Heart and Movement Study and Apple Hearing Study, the company said in a study.
The world's largest drone manufacturer this week announced plans for a new smartphone app that will let users identify mysterious drones flying around their neighborhoods.
Astrophotographer Sergio Montúfar took the photo when bolts struck the top of Volcán de Agua in Guatemala, which shot out of two communication antennas atop the 12,000-foot high volcano.
The 12 translucent lumps of the prehistoric resin date back to when dinosaurs walked the earth. The collection is to go under the hammer with Summers Place Auctions of Billinghurst, West Sussex.
Facebook has released its latest transparency report, which reveals it has removed 5.4 billion fake accounts so far this year -2 billion more than what was removed in all of 2018.
Apple has launched its all-new 16-inch MacBook Pro that boasts 8-core processors 64GB of memory and a new advanced thermal design. The device also has a Magic Keyboard with better technology.
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 ...
According to a new study from the IEA, the decreases in global emissions caused by electric vehicles has been effectively canceled by gas guzzling sport utility vehicles.
Today, a tech startup announced it has secured $2 million in funding to develop a prototype for a flying motorcycle, which will have a top speed of 400 MPH and max height of 15,000 feet.
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.
Facebook has yet again come under fire for invading its member's privacy. The app has been found to activate an iOS user's camera without their knowledge while scrolling through the platform.
Leading ecologists at the University of Sussex, who carried out the report for the Wildlife Trusts, revealed that 40 per cent of the one million known insect species are now nearing extinction.
The posts, by Connecticut, U.S, law student Cameron Atkinson, were purposefully intended to test Facebook's censorship of the whistleblower's identity. Named by conservative news outlets.
Using an approach first proposed by NASA, the Berkeley, California-based Air Protein firm claims to have produced meat substitutes from the components of air using special microbes.
Facebook Pay will allow users to upload their payment information on Facebook and then use that info across its apps to transfer money, make purchases, and contribute to fundraisers.
The study by Portland State University, U.S., revealed microfilaments are being shed into the sea from yoga pants and sweat-removing clothing at a rate of up to 700,000 per laundry load.
Experts developed a text generating AI, dubbed 'RoboTrump', to see if people can differentiate between Donald Trump's speech and the technology - 60% couldn't tell the difference in the tests.
Artificial intelligence was given 1.77 million ECG results from 400,000 people to examine by Dr Brandon Fornwalt at healthcare provider Geisinger in Pennsylvania, US.
Future Advocacy released the bizarre videos to show the dangers surrounding online disinformation.This is the first time deepfakes of political candidates have been released during a live electio...
Images from NASA's Earth observatory show the Taku Glacier in Alaska is melting for the first time in over 70 years. Experts are blaming the record high temperatures Alaska has been experiencing.
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.
From studying rocks along the river and simulations, experts determined that the Nile's northward flow is maintained by movements in the Earth mantle beneath.
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.
The chevrotain dates back to Stone Age but was believed to be extinct having only been spotted once in 100 years. Now scientists have pictured the rare deer in the Nha Trang Forests of Vietnam.
The planet has appeared as a tiny dot, about 0.5 per cent the diameter of the Sun, from 11:35 GMT. Photographers in Washington DC, Kuwait and France have captured the phenomenon.
Bulletproof vehicles are becoming all the rage in the automotive industry. Range Rover's Sentinel leads the industry, which is estimated to between 200,000 and 300,000 globally.
The 'water cremation' or alkaline hydrolysis, could be used to cut carbon emissions produced by cremations by around 90 per cent, claims People's Memorial Association expert, Seattle, U.S.
MIT put on a show with its mini cheetah robots. The small quadrupedal machines can be seen turning, jump, dancing and playing soccer with each other in a new video posted by researchers.
Nestlé has come under fire for its plans to bottle more than a million gallons of water a day from natural springs in Florida. The firm is asking to take an additional 800,000 gallons for a tota...
Those who are unable to get online - particularly in third world countries - may be missing out on basic rights such as freedom of expression and access to information finds University of Birming...
Engineers launched a high altitude balloon 165,000ft into the stratosphere to capture the solar eclipse that swept across North America in 2017 - the event dubbed the' Great American Eclipse'.
The predator - named 'Gnathovorax cabreirai' - lived 230 million years ago when South America was still part of the supercontinent called Pangaea.
Tardigrades may be the missing link to long-distance space travel and a scientists believes genetically modifying human cells with its DNA could make long distance space travel possible.
OSCAR CAINER: The last few years have been tumultuous to say the least. But on Monday the heavens will treat us to a dazzling celestial event that may spell the end to these crisis-stricken times...
US experts analysed mainly European kings and queens between 1480 to 1913 - covering 193 reigns in 18 countries.
This week the online retailer Wayfair confirmed it's testing a new program that allows them to identify the phone number of some of their customers and call them to 'assist them in the shopping p...
Amazon partnered with the non-profit Mary's Place to transform one of its Seattle offices into a homeless shelter that will open in 2020 and have enough room to house 275 people per night.
While working to dig out space for a new traffic roundabout, construction workers in the small Massachusetts town of Northampton made a surprising discovery, a 10,000 year old village.
A new study found that Romans were a much more genetically diverse population than previously believed. Samples from 127 inhabitants show Romans close links with the Middle East.
The stunning fountain bush was spotted by a sharp eyed student botanist during an expedition to the mountain-fringed wine lands of the Western Cape
Looking to ease their anxieties, many Americans search the internet for their symptoms, but a new OnePoll survey found that the results are accurate less than 40% of the time and just cause more ...
Paying visitors to the French-owned archaeology-cum-holy site in Jerusalem's eastern sector can see the tomb's impressive courtyard which dates back over 2,000 years.
The woman, thought to be the wife, mother or sister of a chieftain or prominent warrior was found burred wearing glass and gold jewellery that would have been priceless to the barbarians in the r...
After the Catholic Church banned anyone with family ties from marrying in the 9th Century, people in Western countries became more individualistic and non-conformist
Life for researchers in the Arctic has become a little bit more convenient with the recent arrival of high-speed internet connections, deliver speeds over a hundred times faster than before.
The fake horns, created by researchers from the University of Oxford, are designed to confuse buyers, and diminish the demand for real rhino horns.
Among the specs of the electric bike are an automatic mid-drive motors, removable batteries, and hydraulic brakes. The bikes may also contain an LED headlight and brake light.
In a glitch affecting major cell carriers, dozens of people reported receiving outdated messages from acquaintances, friends, exes, and loved ones, wishing them a happy Valentine's Day.
The final round of security updates for Google's first generation of Pixel phones will be released in December. The company originally said the October update would be the last supported release.
This is the explosive moment a pair of experimental scientists film themselves combining liquid butane with a bottle of coke, before turning it upside down causing it to rocket off.
The fate of the birds - some of the most striking and charismatic creatures on Earth - is largely tied to the fate of the Antarctic sea ice on which they breed.
A study involving more than 15,000 Americans involved four waves of interviews throughout their life. It was used to assess any link between violence and gaming and other possible causes of the l...
It was previously thought that, without olfactory bulbs, it would be impossible to process what you are smelling.
A research team from UC Davis found infected seals from Europe were travelling through passages along Northern Russia and Northern California through recently opened arctic passages.
OpenAI, which is backed by Elon Musk, detailed its system, called GPT-2, in February, but stopped short of releasing it over concerns that it might be used to proliferate spam and fake news.
It's been less than a week since Apple's last iOS 13 update, but a new version is ready for download. The iOS 13.3 is said to fix the app-killing bug and it adds the feature, Communication Limits...
Netflix claims it has notified all impacted members with more information about alternative devices it supports
The Met Office say the chance of the UK experiencing an 'extreme summer' like the one in 2018 will increase year-on-year, as will the temperatures experienced.
Scientists at Max Planck Institute in Germany have learned that a 'good balance' between knowing what to expect and being charmed by the unexpected is what makes classic hits so irresistible.
The US is losing to China and Russia in the world's artificial intelligence arms race. Leaving it open to cyberattacks, disinformation, and erosion of individual privacy and civil liberties.
The test, developed by University of Edinburgh, was able to identify signs gliomas, the most common form of brain tumour, with a 90 per cent success rate.
Temperatures were found to be 1.25F (0.69C) warmer than the 19-year average between 1981 and 2010. The rise is now around 2.16F (1.2C) above the pre-industrial temperature average.
Named Danuvius guggenmosi after a Celtic river god, the find of the broad-chested primate in southern Germany also pushes back the timeline for when walking on two feet began.
This week researchers from the University of Florida published findings from an archaeological project that sheds new light on what life was like in North America before Christopher Columbus.
A report has found the Facebook was hit with a 'tsunami 'tsunami of disinformation' this year and unlike the 2016 election, this fake news is not coming from Russia - but from within the US.
A huge mountain of electric vehicle battery waste could be created if governments and industry don't 'act now to develop a robust recycling plan that can meet future needs', a study warns.
Fearing that the killer whales' days on the British Colombian coast, Canada, may be numbered researchers at Hakai Institute took the videos to study the threats facing the animals.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine is calling for Pluto to be reinstated with its original title -the 9th planet in the solar system. He explained that it has its own moons, organic compounds and...
The country's Technology Bureau has formally set up a team of experts to work on the next-generation mobile internet connection, state media said today.
The couple, Sphen and Magic, successfully hatched their first chick at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium in 2018. Now they are incubating again, keepers don't know if the egg is fertile and will hatch.
Professor Waring and colleagues found instead that ventilation systems - or even opening a window - reduce volatile organic compounds (VOCs) much quicker than plants can extract them from the air...
In a 'laser-off' scheduled by a recent report, the 50-kilowatt laser weapon will be installed on four U.S. Army Stryker vehicles and tested on 'targets'. Weapon has been in development for 60 yea...
Biologists concerned about the persistence of harmful chemicals in the environment took soil and animal samples from the popular Granåsen Ski Center in Trondheim, Norway.
The new privacy settings can be enabled from within the settings page of the app itself, under the 'Account' > 'Privacy' > 'Groups' sections.
The skeleton was found in July in a wooden coffin under the foundations of a former dance floor in the Smolensk city park, according to reports in August.
An ecological and nutritious alternative to meat, edible insects are rich in protein, omega 3 and vitamin B12 - as well as low in calories.
The Air Force has announced a radical new plan to deliver power to military bases in remote locations or areas using satellites that harvest solar power in space and then beam it to Earth.
The paper declared a climate emergency before providing a set of effective actions humans could take to limit the damage caused. It was written by professor William J. Ripple at Oregon State Uni...
The video streaming giant announced on Tuesday that it will being rolling out paid stickers that can be used in YouTube's live chat feature and include a mix of cartoon foxes, lemons, and more.