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A group of tech executives warn military about unintended harm caused by AI in combat

2/11/2019 • 03:48 Science Daily Mail  

This week, the Defense Innovation Board issued a series of recommendations to the Department of Defense on how artificial intelligence should be …

A new emergency program from Garmin will take over small airplanes and guide them through landing

2/11/2019 • 00:55 Science Daily Mail  

A new service from GPS services company Garmin will take over small airplanes and guide them through landing in case of emergency. Even passengers …

Online 'slave markets' use tech giants to sell domestic staff in Kuwait

1/11/2019 • 22:23 Science Daily Mail  

A BBC undercover investigation found an online market where people in Kuwait could buy domestic servants for as little as £3,000. The team were …

Your self-driving taxi is on its way! Waymo rolls out driverless ride-hailing service in Phoenix

1/11/2019 • 22:15 Science Daily Mail  

It has been more than a decade in the making, but Waymo's self-driving taxis are officially picking up passengers without a human operator at the …

Nevada brothel Alien Cathouse is offering AI sex robots for global clients

1/11/2019 • 22:12 Science Daily Mail  

Alien Cathouse, a brothel in Nevada that specializes in extraterrestrial fantasies, has added AI sex robots to its list of services. Clients all over …

Google Maps rolling out 'incognito mode' for Android users that tamps down on data collection

1/11/2019 • 19:55 Science Daily Mail  

Android users of the navigation app, Google Maps, will now be able to search and as summon directions via a private mode that keeps data from being …

Bipartisan law would force Internet giants including Google and Facebook to reveal search algorithms

1/11/2019 • 19:43 Science Daily Mail  

A bill going through the US Senate would require internet companies to disclose the algorithms they use for returning search results and allow people …

US government opens investigation into TikTok over two year old acquisition of Musical.ly

1/11/2019 • 19:32 Science Daily Mail  

The US government has opened an investigation into ByteDance, the Chinese parent company behind the hit lip-synching app TikTok after its 2017 …

Electric car that can drive 559 miles on one charge developed by Cambridge Uni

1/11/2019 • 19:03 Science Daily Mail  

The Helia is the brainchild of the Cambridge University Eco Racing team - which is made up of 20 undergraduate students and programme director Xiaofan …

Mercury to pass in front of the Sun for last time in 13 years this month

1/11/2019 • 18:58 Science Daily Mail  

This rare celestial event only happens about 13 times per century, so you won't get another chance to see it until …

'Last necklace made by Neanderthals' discovered by archaeologists in Spain

1/11/2019 • 17:59 Science The Independent  

Claw from endangered Spanish imperial eagle is around 40,000 years old and was used in …

Teeth of world's largest prehistoric shark that lived over 2.5 million years ago found in Mexico

1/11/2019 • 17:13 Science Daily Mail  

Thirteen shark teeth have been discovered by divers in a inland sinkhole in the Gulf of Mexico supporting anthropologists' theories that the city of …

This $108,000 tiny car could solve the world's congestion problem

1/11/2019 • 16:53 Science Daily Mail  

Tango is compact enough to park perpendicular to the curb and thin enough for lane splitting, suggesting it could cut down on road congestion - but it …

Former Royal Ballet star who sexually abused girls he taught in private lessons is jailed for 10 years

1/11/2019 • 16:51 Science The Telegraph  

NASA's Juno captures stunning images of Jupiter's jet streams and its Great Red Spot

1/11/2019 • 16:46 Science Daily Mail  

New photos from NASA's Juno probe give a closer look at some of the many wondrous mysteries of Jupiter's atmosphere, including a beautiful new look at …

Artificial wombs and the promise for premature babies - Science Weekly podcast

1/11/2019 • 15:34 Science The Guardian  

In October, a team of Dutch researchers were awarded a grant of €2.9m to develop a working prototype of an artificial womb for use in the clinic. But …

Wrapping your Christmas presents BADLY will ensure that your friends like them even more

1/11/2019 • 15:30 Science Daily Mail  

Marketing expert Jessica Rixom of the University of Nevada, Reno and colleagues gave research participants gifts to unwrap that were either neatly or …

Bee Gees set to be latest to get rock biopic, after Bohemian Rhapsody team buy rights to the band's back catalogue

1/11/2019 • 15:25 Science The Telegraph  

Apple's $6billion Netflix rival Apple TV+ launches in 100 countries TODAY

1/11/2019 • 13:32 Science Daily Mail  

The new TV streaming service, which costs £4.99 per month with a seven-day free trial, features an array of new original shows, movies and …

Coca-Cola found to be the biggest polluter in the world

1/11/2019 • 13:27 Science Daily Mail  

Coca-Cola may be the most popular soda brand in the world, but it is also the largest plastic polluter as well. A new audit found it contributes to …