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Fabiola Gianotti: ‘There is nothing more rewarding than discovering a new particle’

23/02/2019 • 16:00 Science The Guardian  

The director general of Cern talks about discovering the Higgs boson, women in science and the next generation of colliders An Italian particle …

No wonder they're man's best friend! Dogs' personalities often mimic their owners' traits

22/02/2019 • 23:09 Science Daily Mail  

According to a new study from Michigan State University, the results suggest dogs experience personality changes similar to how humans do over the …

Is Google stepping into the gaming world? Firm may be developing a 'Netflix for games'

22/02/2019 • 22:18 Science Daily Mail  

The search giant may launch a service thought to be like a 'Netflix for games,' as well as new gaming hardware. The announcements could reportedly …

Facebook secretly collects 'highly sensitive' data from popular apps

22/02/2019 • 19:29 Science Daily Mail  

At least 11 popular apps have been sending 'highly sensitive' user data to Facebook, including period-tracking, weight monitoring, meditation and …

Engineers create wonder material with the strength of metal and the elasticity of rubber 

22/02/2019 • 19:00 Science Daily Mail  

Researchers at North Carolina State University are behind the innovation, which has created a tougher material that could be incorporated into soft …

Facebook finally pulls the plug on creepy Onavo 'research' app that paid teens for their data

22/02/2019 • 17:29 Science Daily Mail  

The Onavo VPN app was downloaded by users, some of which were as young as 13 years old, who were paid to take part in Facebook's controversial …

Boy, 12, said to have created nuclear reaction in playroom lab

22/02/2019 • 17:16 Science The Guardian  

Hobbyists say Jackson Oswalt of Tennessee is youngest person to achieve fusion An American 14-year-old has reportedly become the youngest known …

Drug pollution in rivers reaching damaging levels for animals and ecosystems, scientists warn

22/02/2019 • 17:12 Science The Independent  

The highest risk from pharmaceutical contaminants is in densely populated and dry areas such as the Middle East – yet 'those are precisely the areas …

Male dolphins have a best buddy they rely on for years 

22/02/2019 • 16:10 Science Daily Mail  

The study, by the Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University, followed the group from by plane and boat to observe behaviour, using radio …

Virgin Galactic blasts off for its second attempt to reach the edge of space in supersonic plane

22/02/2019 • 16:04 Science Daily Mail  

Following weather-related delays earlier this week, Virgin Galactic confirmed SpaceShipTwo would be taking to the skies today for its fifth supersonic …

Spectre flaw returns to haunt security experts

22/02/2019 • 15:53 Science Daily Mail  

Cyber-security researchers from Google, based in Mountain View, California, concluded The flaw is so large that computers of the future will need to …

iOS theme lets you transform your iPhone screen into a replica of Windows 95

22/02/2019 • 15:52 Science Daily Mail  

The theme was created by Sweden-based developer Emil Avara. Featuring old-fashioned icons for the taskbar and 'Start' button, it also shows how …

Nasa finds new form of DNA in search for alien life

22/02/2019 • 15:28 Science The Independent  

Discovery helps expand our understanding of what life might look like on other …

Facebook has CRASHED for users around the world as hundreds complain of a 'total blackout'

22/02/2019 • 14:41 Science Daily Mail  

Just before 9:30 a.m. (ET), users from the United States to northern Africa began to report a slew of problems accessing the site, with most saying …

NASA 'well on its way' to finding life on Mars, space agency chief says

22/02/2019 • 12:42 Science Daily Mail  

That's according to NASA administrator Jim Bridenstin, who told an audience in Washington that his experts team are on the brink of making a historic …

Digital assistants should discuss with 'moral AI' whether to report illegal or immoral activity

22/02/2019 • 12:41 Science Daily Mail  

Academics at the University of Bergen, Norway, touted the idea at the ACM conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Society in Hawaii, last …

That's FarFarOut, man! Most distant object in the solar system is spotted by scientists

22/02/2019 • 12:23 Science Daily Mail  

Dr Scott Sheppard, an astronomer at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington DC, found the object when analysing some data when a talk he …

Huge swarms of locusts descend on Egypt and around the Red Sea, UN warns

22/02/2019 • 12:19 Science Daily Mail  

Good rains along the Red Sea coastal plains in Eritrea and Sudan have allowed two generations of breeding since October, leading to a substantial …

Teenage boy becomes the youngest person to build a working nuclear fusion reactor

22/02/2019 • 12:01 Science Daily Mail  

Jackson Oswalt, from Memphis, is believed to be the youngest person to build a functioning nuclear fusion reactor when he first accomplished the feat …

Hayabusa 2: Japanese space agency successfully lands spacecraft on asteroid nearly 200 million miles away

22/02/2019 • 08:26 Science The Independent  

Probe will scrabble on the surface looking for the origins of …