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Incredible images from the 2019 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year awards

15/08/2019 • 15:34 Science Daily Mail  

This year, the winner is Mat Beetson, who took the top prize for his image of sharks circling a beached whale. Taken at Cheynes Beach, it shows the …

Global vegetation has not grown at all in the last 20 years thanks to 'dry air'

15/08/2019 • 14:34 Science Daily Mail  

Researchers from Sun Yat-sen University in Zhuhai, China, found that the decline is linked to a vapour pressure deficit, a drop in the amount of water …

Start-up creates ultra-realistic 'Barry' the virtual employee who is sacked to train employers 

15/08/2019 • 14:25 Science Daily Mail  

Poor Barry is the invention of California and the Netherlands-based Talespin Studios, which develops augmented and virtual reality training programs …

Hackers can tell what people are typing just by listening through a smartphone's microphone

15/08/2019 • 13:53 Science Daily Mail  

Researchers at Southern Methodist University were able to correctly identify 41 out of 100 words typed using the microphones from eight handsets …

Ancient humans hunted the prehistoric European cave bear to extinction

15/08/2019 • 13:02 Science Daily Mail  

Research across Europe, and published in Scientific Reports, suggest a drastic decline in the bear population starting around 40,000 years …

Architect designs a space-age sleeping space for Netflix-lovers

15/08/2019 • 11:34 Science Daily Mail  

Created by Italian architect and designer Fabio Vinella for furniture brand Hi-Interiors, the bed frame has its own app which operates the built-in 4K …

Historians will painstaking rebuild a 2,000-year-old Romano-Celtic temple

15/08/2019 • 11:31 Science Daily Mail  

The site at Newington, Kent also revealed a haul of pottery, rare coins and its own temple. Experts predict it dates back as far as 43AD and it will …

Black Mirror-like robodog 'Astro' can respond to commands such as 'sit', 'stand' and 'lie down'

15/08/2019 • 11:26 Science Daily Mail  

Astro is being developed by researchers from the Florida Atlantic University's Machine Perception and Cognitive Robotics Laboratory using deep …

Talking loudly, deleting recorded shows and mocking other people's programmes' ruin TV

15/08/2019 • 11:14 Science Daily Mail  

That's the conclusion of research teams from Lancaster and Warwick University, who studied 29 UK households for their paper: Resource Integration, …

Dolphins in Italian waters are dying from measles-like virus

15/08/2019 • 11:07 Science Daily Mail  

Experts from the University of Siena confirmed the cause of death as cetacean mobillivirus, a virus in the same family as …

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 …