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Scientists work out how many planets like Earth are in the universe, marking breakthrough in search for alien life

15/08/2019 • 11:00 Science The Independent  

Discoveries could help decide which world we examine for …

Jupiter collided with another planet and ABSORBED it 4.5 billion years ago

15/08/2019 • 10:39 Science Daily Mail  

The team, assembled from across Japan, China, Switzerland and the U.S., determined that a dramatic impact shattered the planet's primordial compact …

Biohacker inserts her Tesla key microchip in her own ARM

15/08/2019 • 10:33 Science Daily Mail  

A biohacking YouTuber has inserted the microchip to unlock her Tesla into her own arm. Amie DD had the implant put in her arm in Texas this month and …

A-level results day 2019: Top grades fall to their lowest level in more than a decade

15/08/2019 • 08:30 Science The Telegraph  

Louisa Aldrich-Blake: Google Doodle honours Britain's pioneering first female surgeon

15/08/2019 • 07:32 Science The Independent  

Aldrich-Blake trained as a surgeon in the hope of doing 'something useful' and ended up changing medical …

Weird (and beautiful) science: Incredible images from 'science photographer of the year' competition

15/08/2019 • 07:29 Science Daily Mail  

The images will go on display in central London, at a location that will be announced later this year. There will be two winning photographs from the …

Why it’s time to stop worrying about the decline of the English language

15/08/2019 • 05:00 Science The Guardian  

People often complain that English is deteriorating under the influence of new technology, adolescent fads and loose grammar. Why does this …

Detector dogs can sniff out bacteria that cause lung damage in cystic fibrosis, study reveals

14/08/2019 • 23:02 Science Daily Mail  

Research by Imperial College London has found bio detection dogs have a very high level of accuracy when asked to identify bacteria associated with …

The comet with its own 'Churymoon': Scientists spot 4-meter chunk of debris orbiting faraway object

14/08/2019 • 22:11 Science Daily Mail  

Images captured during Rosetta's closest approach in 2015 painted a picture of an active, 'dusty' world surrounded by grains of disturbed material. A …

AT&T and T-Mobile crack down on robocalls with new 'call verification' badge

14/08/2019 • 21:04 Science Daily Mail  

Theoretically, the 'verified caller' badge will help protect users from mistakenly answering robocalls which often fake or 'spoof' the numbers of …

Amazon's AI can now detect fear: Rekognition software can better read emotions and predict age

14/08/2019 • 18:53 Science Daily Mail  

Amazon software, called 'Rekognition', has added 'fear' to its list of detectable emotions. The company says its has also improved the software's …

Men are equally capable of multi-tasking, study finds  

14/08/2019 • 18:00 Science Daily Mail  

A team from led by Patricia Hirsch of Germany's Aachen University reached the conclusion after analysing the performance of 48 men and 48 …

Neanderthals commonly suffered from 'swimmer's ear', study finds

14/08/2019 • 18:00 Science Daily Mail  

Washington University examined well-preserved ear canals in the remains of 77 ancient humans, including Neanderthals and early modern humans from the …

Arctic sea ice could completely DISAPPEAR through September as global temperature rise, study finds

14/08/2019 • 17:41 Science Daily Mail  

A study led by the University of Cincinnati found that global temperature increase of just 2 to 2.5 degrees Celsius puts the Arctic at risk of being …

The Guardian view on treating Ebola: science is the start | Editorial

14/08/2019 • 17:25 Science The Guardian  

Researchers have developed and trialled drugs that can cure this deadly disease. The problem now is to deliver them This week has seen a heartening …

Ancient reptile the size of a gecko lived on the supercontinent Gondwana 237 million years ago

14/08/2019 • 16:41 Science Daily Mail  

Researchers from Midwestern University discovered the fossils in the Rio Grande do Sul state in southern Brazil, which are the oldest known fossils of …

NASA puts its prototype Mars rover to the test at Icelandic lava field

14/08/2019 • 16:21 Science Daily Mail  

For three weeks, 15 scientists and engineers sent by the US space agency descended on Iceland's Lambahruan lava field last month to develop a …

Twitter is adding a search tool for DMs, alongside live photos and topic suggestions

14/08/2019 • 16:19 Science Daily Mail  

In its immediate pipeline, Twitter said it will roll out the ability to search direct messages, making it easier to located specific conversations in …

Cat power: How to stroke your furry friend, according to science

14/08/2019 • 16:11 Science The Independent  

Have you ever stroked a cat and then had it take a swipe at you? You might just be doing it …

Museum shrouds endangered wildlife exhibits in mourning veil

14/08/2019 • 15:35 Science The Guardian  

Bristol Museum to highlight biodiversity crisis after children demand true stories of exhibits One of Britain’s largest natural history collections …