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Facebook's auto-caption tool fails hilariously during NASA launch

19/04/2019 • 19:13 Science Daily Mail  

A NASA announcer declares 'And we have liftoff of the Antares NG-11 but mission to the ISS,' Facebook's auto-captions conveyed, 'And we have liftoff …

Instagram could soon hide how many likes you get

19/04/2019 • 18:26 Science Daily Mail  

Code spotted in Instagram's Android app shows that the firm could be getting rid of like counts on posts. Instead, only the original poster would be …

Google and Amazon bury years-long spat, bring YouTube to Fire Stick

19/04/2019 • 16:37 Science Daily Mail  

Users of Amazon's Fire Stick and Google's Chromecast will be happy to know that a fight limiting their capability to use flagship apps from both …

David Thouless obituary

19/04/2019 • 15:57 Science The Guardian  

Nobel prize-winning physicist who challenged accepted thinking in key areas David Thouless, who has died aged 84, won half of the 2016 Nobel prize in …

Millipede genitals GLOW bright colours under UV light

19/04/2019 • 15:15 Science Daily Mail  

The bizarre discovery comes as an accidental discovery by scientists at Chicago's Field Museum who were trying to find an easier way to tell different …

Mysterious Amazonian river dolphins DO talk to each other

19/04/2019 • 14:27 Science Daily Mail  

Underwater cameras and microphones recorded sounds and interactions between the dolphins at fish market in the Brazilian town of …

Cross Section: Barry Smith - Science Weekly podcast

19/04/2019 • 14:26 Science The Guardian  

Coffee is a drink adored the world over. But have you ever wondered why a fresh brew smells better than it tastes? Prof Barry Smith has spent his …

Almost two million previously 'hidden' earthquakes have been detected

19/04/2019 • 13:58 Science Daily Mail  

California-based scientists went through a vast a catalogue of data and found 1.81 million earth tremors. Equating to 495 a day and one every 174 …

Physicists devise technique which 'could turn boiling water into ice without any energy'

19/04/2019 • 12:36 Science The Independent  

Experiment initially appears to be 'thermodynamic magic' which challenges the fundamental laws of the …

Scientists discover a pointless knee bone called the fabella is making a comeback

19/04/2019 • 12:11 Science Daily Mail  

Researchers from London say it has experienced a resurgence in the last century - going from being found in 11.2 per cent of the global population in …

FBI's use of facial recognition software is under fire AGAIN

19/04/2019 • 10:04 Science Daily Mail  

The FBI - and other US law enforcement agencies - have been using the Next Generation Identification-Interstate Photo System since …

Fabella: Bone thought to be lost to evolution mysteriously returning to human body

19/04/2019 • 08:39 Science The Independent  

'We are taught the human skeleton contains 206 bones, but our study challenges …

The £2MILLION all-electric Pininfarina Battista hypercar is unveiled in New York

19/04/2019 • 07:41 Science Daily Mail  

A prototype was unveiled last month and now it has been formally launched at an off-site event at the Javits Center for the New York International …

Apple's next iPhones could feature THREE rear-facing lenses and a host of new camera features

18/04/2019 • 22:57 Science Daily Mail  

The next generation of iPhones will likely emphasize a slew of new camera features to entice current and future customers, according to one of the top …

NASA releases stunning Hubble images and immersive video of Southern Crab Nebula

18/04/2019 • 22:45 Science Daily Mail  

The images document in stunning detail how a red giant star continuously expels material that's absorbed by a white dwarf star, in what NASA described …

DHS wants to ramp up use of facial recognition at airports from just 15 to almost all in 4 years

18/04/2019 • 19:52 Science Daily Mail  

The Department of Homeland Security said it plans to expand its application of facial recognition from just 15 airports to 97% of all passengers …

Facebook admits MILLIONS of Instagram passwords were stored in plain text

18/04/2019 • 19:01 Science Daily Mail  

Facebook said Thursday that millions of Instagram passwords have been exposed. Users' credentials were stored in plain text on its site, leaving them …

Language detecting technology struggles with George R. R. Martin's Game of Thrones

18/04/2019 • 17:47 Science Daily Mail  

Researchers from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam found quirky names, such as Daenerys don't look or resemble most names from the real world and are …

Google Maps street view images can be used to detect signs of inequality

18/04/2019 • 17:36 Science Daily Mail  

Deep-learning was trained using more than half a million Google street view images of London taken across 156,581 postcodes in the capital and applied …

Next-generation satellites can spot sources of greenhouse gases anywhere on Earth

18/04/2019 • 17:13 Science Daily Mail  

Governments and companies across the world are planning to launch a new generation of satellites capable of monitoring green house gas emissions with …