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Most accurate measurement of universe's dark matter unveiled Measurement of universe's dark matter unveiled

The results support the view that dark matter and dark energy make up most of the cosmos


Astronomers identify oldest asteroid family Astronomers identify oldest asteroid family

The team also discovered a relatively sparse region of the main asteroid belt


Massive Earth-sized storm on Neptune spotted Earth-sized storm on Neptune spotted

This massive storm system, which was found in a region where no bright cloud has ever been seen before, is about 9,000 kilometres in length


How to reprogramme cells in immune system How to reprogramme cells in immune system

    In a discovery that could improve treatments for autoimmune diseases and cancer, researchers…


Hacker who helped stop global cyber-attack arrested in US Cyber-security hero arrested in US

The 23-year-old has been accused of involvement with Kronos - a piece of malware used to steal banking logins from victims' computers


Now, digital truck parking system Now, digital truck parking system

Truck drivers can now book parking spaces via Bosch's online platform in real time


'Human-induced' earthquakes indistinguishable from natural ones 'Human-induced' earthquakes indistinguishable

About three million people in Oklahoma and southern Kansas live with an increased risk of experiencing induced earthquakes


'Baby talk' important part of evolution

'Baby talk' important part of evolution

The size of our vocal tract is characteristic of our body size, that's why women usually have a higher pitch than men


Mishap doesn't dampen enthusiasm for security robots Mishap doesn't dampen enthusiasm for security robots

According to some tech watchers, robots like Steve herald a new era for intelligent machines assisting in crime prevention and law enforcement


Apple, Google remove over 330 binary trading apps Apple, Google remove trading apps

According to a report in Fortune on Tuesday, ASIC discovered that unlicensed individuals were operating the apps, which focused on binary trading


Proxima b unlikely to be habitable: NASA Proxima b unlikely to be habitable

Just because Proxima b's orbit is in the habitable zone, which is the distance from its host star where water could pool on a planet's surface


Meet the 22-year-old creator of the 'Blue Whale' death game Meet the 22-year-old creator of the 'Blue Whale' death game

Philipp Budeiki, the 22-year-old creator of the game, was sentenced to 3 years in jail for inciting Russian youths to kill themselves


Microsoft to remove Windows Phone keyboard for iPhone

Microsoft to remove Windows Phone keyboard

Microsoft has tested out several iOS keyboards and apparently is focusing on SwiftKey after acquiring the app last year


Earth to warm 2 degrees Celsius by the end of this century, studies say Earth to warm 2 degrees by 2100

The impact on human health would be profound


Other planets may never be as hospitable as Earth: study Other planets may never be as hospitable as Earth: study

It was thought likely that distant worlds orbiting stars similar to our Sun would go through water-rich phases


Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits Samsung facing growing threats despite record profits

Samsung took observers by surprise this week when it posted a forecast-beating $12.6bn in operating profits in the second quarter


Testing offer: Twitter will promote your tweets but you will have to pay $99 per month Testing offer: Twitter will promote your tweets

This subscription plan is not offered to all users, but only those invited can avail this option


Florida startup boldly sets sights on moon Florida startup boldly sets sights on moon

The race to try this first flight on a tight deadline was motivated at least in part by the $20 million offered by the Google Lunar X-prize in 2007


Key building block of life found on Saturn moon Titan Key building block of life found on Saturn moon Titan

The discovery of the negatively charged carbon chain anions is surprising because they are highly reactive


Humans made of matter from distant galaxies Humans made of matter from distant galaxies

The simulations show that supernova explosions eject copious amounts of gas from galaxies


New life-expectancy markers identified New life-expectancy markers identified

The study used advanced computer capabilities to uncover the genetics of our time of death and ultimately of any disease


Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones Apple kills iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle as music moves to phones

  The iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle have played their final notes for Apple. The company discontinued…


Moon beyond the Solar System discovered Signal may be from first 'exomoon'

The "exomoon" is likely to be about the size and mass of Neptune, and circles a planet the size of Jupiter


NASA builds prototype for deep space habitat

NASA builds prototype for deep space habitat

The cargo space container, named Donatello built 15 years ago, will be refurbished into a habitat prototype


What will the car of 2040 be like? What will the car of 2040 be like?

Following the announcement petrol and diesel engine cars will be banned from sale in 2040, the car of the future is up for grabs


Soft robotic ankle support to improve walking in stroke patients Soft robotic ankle support to improve walking in stroke patients

    US researchers have created a lightweight, soft robotic ankle support that could help…


Facebook flush with advertising money Facebook flush with advertising money

More than two billion people - more than a quarter of the world's population - log into the site every month, a powerful draw for advertisers.


Scientists build DNA from scratch to alter life's blueprint Man-made DNA will alter life's blueprint!

Now, scientists are taking the more radical step of starting over, and building redesigned life forms from scratch


China plans space-based, solar-powered telecom drones: Report China plans space-based, solar-powered telecom drones: Report

A research institute affiliated with China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp is developing the project


Kaspersky Free to 'secure the whole world' Kaspersky Free to 'secure the whole world'

  Russian cyber, security firm Kaspersky Lab has launched its free version of antivirus software…


Google adds SOS Alerts to search results, maps

Google adds SOS Alerts to search results, maps

  To help its users gather information about unfolding natural, man-made or humanitarian disasters,…


Scientists to chase solar eclipse using NASA's research jets Scientists to chase solar eclipse using NASA's research jets

NASA is funding 11 science projects across America for scientists to take advantage of the unique astronomical event to learn more about the sun


New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK New diesel and petrol vehicles to be banned from 2040 in UK

Campaigners say the measures are promising, but more detail is needed


New type of bio-compatible battery invented New type of bio-compatible battery invented

This current of electrons out of the battery is generated within the battery by moving positive ions from one end (electrode) of a battery


Microsoft keeps Paint in its software palette Microsoft keeps Paint in its software palette

The apparent shift in position came hours after Microsoft announced the end of days for Paint as it focuses on software for 3-D drawing


Iran's tech sector blooms under shield of sanctions Iran's tech sector blooms under shield of sanctions

Iran's tech scene has attracted hundreds of millions of dollars from firms such as South Africa's MTN, Germany's Rocket & Swedish company Pomegranate


Microsoft Paint will be removed from Windows 10 Microsoft Paint will be removed from Windows 10

Paint 3D is nothing like good old Paint, and as the name suggests it is geared towards creating work in 3D


Scientists spot new evidence of water on Moon Scientists spot new evidence of water on Moon

  Numerous volcanic deposits distributed across the surface of the Moon contain unusually high…


'Angel particle' discovered after 80-year-long hunt 'Angel particle' discovered after 80-year-long hunt

    Scientists have discovered the 'angel particle' - which is the antiparticle of…

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