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Nasa operators have found the Opportunity rover's memory is beginning to fail - and they plan to wipe it completely in a bid to fix the bugs and restore the rover to its sprightly best.
It is unclear how the hacker gained access to the images. Reports state a flaw was discovered in the California firm's Find my iPhone service that would have left it open to a 'brute force' attack.
The cross-hatched engravings inside Gorham's Cave in Gibraltar are the first known examples of Neanderthal rock art.
Google’s car (pictured) can’t currently cope in heavy rain or snow – or find its way around 99 per cent of the US, an insider has admitted.
System would use the iPhone's fingerprint sensor to prove the owner's identity, and is expected to be unveiled next week.
Scientists from Georgetown University in Washington DC and The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California, have called on the scientific community to step up its research.
California-based firm Apple is rumoured to unveil its smartwatch (concept pictured) at an event next week. By comparison, Samsung’s Gear 2 costs $299.99 in the US (£249 in the UK).
A German engineer has revealed how to make 3D-printed 'bump keys' (shown). These devices can be used to break into popular pin tumbler design locks.
The ZQ Intelligence scheme is run by San Diego-based Luth Research. It pays participants a monthly fee to track website visits, search entries and time spent on social networks.
Ansa (pictured) was created by 23-year-old Natalie Bryla from San Francisco. It lets people send self-destructing text messages, photos and videos when using the ‘off the record’ mode.
Purdue University ecologists have spent decades collecting sounds around the world. They are asking people to record their own sounds on an app, then plotted on a map (pictured).
The 920 horsepower (680 kW) Quant e-Sportlimousine, developed by Lictenstein-based NanoFlowcell, uses an electrolyte flow cell power system to power four electric motors.
Eating less meat is "essential" to ensure future demand for food can be met and "dangerous" climate change avoided, experts have warned. A study by leading u...
Covering 175 acres, Apple's Cupertino-based 'Campus 2' headquarters will be a mile in circumference when it's complete in 2016.
Astrophysicists at the University of California have simulated star formation (shown). They show that stars born of the same cloud have similar 'fingerprints'.
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO), headquartered in Geneva, is releasing videos that predict what weather reports will be like in 2050.
Enough to make anyone book an appointment to see a dentist, these scanning electron microscope (SEM) images show extreme close ups of plaque (pictured), incisors and decay.
Separate research in Japan and Loughborough has found that taking a 'coffee nap' can improve memory, alertness and reduce the number of errors made in tests.
Which? magazine’s investigation explored how TVs from LG (stock image pictured), Samsung, Sony, Panasonic and Toshiba were tracking their owners in the UK.
Caroline Graham becomes the first non-American to get into the passenger seat - in fact, they're all passenger seats - of Google's first driverless car... and she settles down to do some work.
Seven years after Al Gore's warning, The Mail on Sunday can reveal that the Arctic ice cap is far from vanishing and has expanded for the second year in succession.
Called Project Wing, the drones are being developed at Google X, the company's secret research lab, which is also developing its self-driving car and Glass wearable computer.
California researchers say the discovery could save thousands of bottle of wind from being 'eaten' by bacteria.
Each fish uses a built in camera to identify dirt particles, and then swims over to suck them up.
Apple's much anticipated health monitoring iWatch is set to be unveiled on September 9th - but you won't be able to buy in until 2015.
The Ardbeg Distillery on the Scottish island of Islay, sent compounds of unmatured malt to the International Space Station in October 2011. The director of whisky creation is pictured.
California researchers claim that the human 'anger face' is actually universal.
text Mystery of the disappearing Eskimos
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:04:32 GMT
Research by University of Copenhagen offers new theories about the disappearance of Paleo-Eskimos, 700 years ago. This coincided with the arrival of modern Eskimos (pictured).
This inventor is one step closer to producing hoverbikes for people, but for now sci-fi fanatics can buy a 1/3-size prototype that flies up to 145mph.
Researchers from the University of Gothenberg studied 76 children aged 10 and 11. Data was collected via questionnaires and a language diary. Stock image pictured.
Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University have developed a smart heads-up-display for cars (shown). It can alert drivers to other cars on the road in poor weather conditions.
Dave MacLean of the Centre of Geographic Sciences in Nova Scotia has made an interactive space image map (shown). The map compiles images from tweets sent by astronauts.
The London-based service is called Tickr (pictured) and users must upload clips that are around 20 seconds in length, showing a part of their personality, an interest or their hobbies.
Texas-based internet cartographer and computer scientist John Matherly used software to ‘ping’ global web devices to build a map (pictured) demonstrating the internet's global reach.
Scientists from the US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory examined the complex interaction between humans and the microbes that live on and around us (illustrated).
Chicago scientists have built a special 'tripping' walkway (pictured) that recreates the effect of slipping on a banana skin.
Researchers at the Broad Institute in Massachusetts and Harvard University say the Ebola virus (shown) is mutating rapidly. The findings show it is becoming more difficult to diagnose and treat.
The California-based company is currently testing a feature on its mobile app that allows users to search through old posts from friends using keywords about people or events.
The device, dubbed Kazbrella (pictured) was created by 61-year-old aeronautical engineer Jenan Kazim from Hertfordshire after his mother-in-law complained about dripping umbrellas.
Physicists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst have detected neutrinos created in the sun's core (illustration shown) for the first time.
Researchers led by the University of Barcelona used EEG headsets (pictured) to record electrical activity in the brain, and convert the words ‘hola’ and ‘ciao’ into binary.
German researchers have created Google Glass software that can analyse facial expression - and even tell you how old somebody is.
text Samsung Gear S curvy smartwatch unveiled
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:16:06 GMT
Samsung, based in South Korean, has unveiled the world’s first smartwatch that can make and receive calls without the aid of a nearby smartphone.
New York researchers created a laser-based method of measuring how cocaine disrupts blood flow in the brains of mice.
The cooler has become the highest funded project ever on Kickstarter, raising more than $11m.
The Cupertino event will see a 4.7inch and 5.5inch iPhone 6 revealed alongside a health monitoring wearable gadget.
The southwestern United States has fifty percent change of suffering a 'megadrought' that lasts 35 years, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have warned.
San Francisco-based Twitter (profile shown) has rolled out an analytics tool for all of its users. The tool had previously been available only to advertisers.
California-based HP (headquarters shown) is sending out replacement power cords to customers who bought a HP or Compaq notebook from Sept 2010 to June 2012.
The experiment allowed physicists at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna to observe the cat without ever having to 'look' at it. They believe it is the result of a theory known as quantum entanglement.
Language experts from Abertay University in Dundee, Scotland, did not detect any cognitive benefit in people who can speak two languages.
Researchers at the University of Warwick said their study shows the important role that memories of previous biggest wins and losses play when we make risky gambling decisions.
Researchers at the University of Miami say they have found evidence in the form of supernovas that exploded millions of years ago (image shown) that our solar system is inside a 'bubble'.
Psychologists at Central China Normal University, China, claim that It women also find red attractive on men – but the effect isn't as powerful.
Rachel Worth, a PhD candidate from Penn State University claims that the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs also took Earth-life to Mars and the moons of Jupiter.
Towering a staggering 384 feet tall, the Space Launch System (SLS) will provide 9.2 million pounds of thrust at liftoff and weigh 6.5 million pounds.
A researcher at Tufts University in Massachusetts has found that dogs get separation anxiety (stock image shown) when their young owners go back to school.
Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography in San Diego believe they have solved the puzzle of the 'sailing stones' at Racetrack Player after seeing the phenomenon happen first-hand.
Some people predict the device in the video (pictured) may be a robotic vacuum cleaner, because Dyson invested in a lab for robots at Imperial College London, earlier this year.
A Nasa researcher has offered his explanation for the mystery glow (shown) near Kamchatka, saying an energised bubble could have been the origin.
Paleontologists from the University of Pennsylvania came upon the fossils of 24 young Psittacosaurus and one older individual in the Lujiatun beds of the Yixian Formation in northeastern China.
A Dutch firm based in Delft has invented a simple clamp that fits to a bike’s handlebars and holds a windproof umbrella firmly in place to protect a rider from wind and rain.
Russian astronomers have proved for the first time that dead stars known as white dwarfs can reignite and explode as supernovae.
New York researchers found the rate of divorce among short men is significantly less than among average and tall men.
Ai Hin (not pictured) is thought to have displayed behaviour suggesting she was pregnant to get an air conditioned room and treats at the Chengdu Giant Panda Breeding Research Centre, China.
text Jiff the pup is the fastest dog on two paws
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:26:19 GMT
Jiff the pomeranian from Los Angeles, California, can run 32 feet (10 metres) on his hind legs in 6.56 seconds.
SPONSORED BY CISCO: While we are used to our cellphones and our TVs being online, experts believe we are on the verge of a technological revolution that could put clothes, office chairs and even your fridge online.
The California-based company joins a list of groups pressing for the US government to allow commercial use of small drones long associated with military and government surveillance.
text Stone Age spears were as lethal as BULLETS
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:06:13 GMT
Scientists at Arizona State University fired wooden and stone-tipped spears (pictured) into gelatine to examine the nature of the impact.
text Is Facebook silencing YOUR politics?
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:04:22 GMT
Researchers at the Pew Research Centre in Washington DC and New Jersey say Facebook and Twitter are stifling people's opinions (stock image shown).
The toilet seat was discovered at Vindolanda fort on Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland and could have been used by soldiers stationed nearby.
Scientist at Auckland University have designed a virtual baby that learns. Called BabyX (shown) the computer programme can recognise words and images.
Researchers at the University at Buffalo in New York, studied the effects of smoking marijuana and if it led to violence, in the first nine years of marriage.
text Mystery of the ESSEX sarcophagus
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:04:42 GMT
The six-foot-long artefact was discovered inside a house in Bradwell-on-Sea.
Michigan researchers say if you want to be happier, buy things that provide you with experiences.
University College London is using quasars to understand the origin of ultraviolet light. Quasars are distant objects powered by black holes a billion times as massive as our sun.
California-based owners of Snapchat (HQ shown) are set to become billionaires. This follows reports that investors have promised the company millions.
Dubbed the LuMee, the device illuminates the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5s. It was the brainchild of 57-year-old Allan Shoemake from The Boonton Township, New Jersey.
Chinese researchers developed the system based on Russian cold war technology fir firing torpedos faster.
Copenhagen-based UN scientists said global warming is already impacting 'all continents and across the oceans' leading to extreme weather.
The almost complete set of pristine fossils were uncovered in May when Marty McEwen and his grandson Ethan Beasley were digging at the family business in Ellis County, Texas.
The golden mantilla (pictured) is a frog with no croak that is among the top 10 reptiles and amphibians currently avoiding extinction with the help of zoos.
text Can robots really do the job of sheepdogs?
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:16:44 GMT
Sheepdogs could find their job taken over by robots after scientists learned the secret of their herding ability, which uses a process involving just two basic rules.
Arizona researchers say they have unraveled the genetic code of the rapeseed plant, and say it could lead to better tasting vegetables.
Tap water in some parts of Maine contains high levels of fluoride that could be lowering resident's IQ, it has been claimed.
Researchers from Cambridge University say they have found the earliest evidence of muscles. The evidence comes in the form of a fossil (shown) found in Newfoundland, Canada.
Indian engineer Chirag Jagtiani, who created the band said that a wearer only needs to press the SOS button twice to send a text message with their location to chosen contacts.
text Instagram takes on video with Hyperlapse app
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:53:59 GMT
The Hyperlapse app from the Facebook-owned firm can automatically stabilise video and create timelapses.
A unique experiment (pictured) at the U.S. Department of Energy's Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory has started collecting data about whether we exist in a hologram.
Apple suppliers are preparing to manufacture the company’s largest-ever iPad, according to Bloomberg.
Nasa says the airship contest will have a $4m prize fund, and will be launched next year.
Engineers in Cupertino, California are busy patenting futuristic features for iPhones, including buttons that could appear on-demand beneath large screens (illustrated).
The device was created by New York-based security experts int3.cc in an effort to combat the growing risk of fake public charging stations that can download private data.
Scientists from Seattle Children's Research Institute discovered the dorsal medial habenula controls the desire to exercise in mice and thinks it could do the same in humans (stock image).
A leading French blog says the iPhone 6 will be announced on Tues 9 Sept. The information comes from supposedly leaked box art of the device (shown).
This is according to an experiment designed by Science for the Masses, a Washington-based group who raised $4,000 (£2,400) from the public to fund the study.
The small, wheeled robots, currently being tested by engineers at the Kennedy's Launch Control Center in Florida, each have a webcam, WiFi antenna and GPS device.
A book, titled 'Kennewick Man:'The Scientific Investigation of an Ancient American Skeleton', provides the most thorough analysis of the find made in Washington's Columbia River.
A game creator warned attendees of a virtual reality conference in Seattle that someone with a heart condition could be scared to death while playing video games wearing a VR headset.
Experts at Facebook in California have tweaked the social network's News Feed algorithm to lower the ranking of click-bait links, by monitoring how long people read news stories for.
Astronomers in Washington DC have found the first evidence for water clouds beyond the solar system, on a 'failed star' (artist's impression shown) 7.3 light-years from Earth.
Scientists at Yale University have created the world's coldest molecules. Based in Connecticut the experiment chilled them to almost absolute zero using lasers (shown).
The shirts will be worn by ball boys to monitor their vital signs through the day, and Ralph Lauren says it plans to put the tech into its sports and dress shirts next year.
German researchers say the 3.3 million year old Taung Child didn't experience a spurt in brain growth in its first few months as modern babies do.
MIT researchers found that working for a robot made people more productive - and happier.
San Francisco-based Twitch allows gamers to broadcast live streams of themselves playing. 
Applications include prototyping for robotics research, household robots, and self-driving cars, the Cornell team say.
Before and after images of Nasa's Mars rover reveal the damage it is taking (hole shown in red ring). But experts from the agency in California say it's not a problem - yet.
The powerful magnitude 6.0 earthquake that rocked California wine country early on Sunday morning woke up almost half of Nearby San Francisco and Oakland residents.
Scientists at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and the University of Michigan say their hacking method could attack any smartphone.
Astronomers at the European Space Agency's mission control in Darmstadt, Germany, plan on sending a robot laboratory to Comet 67P's surface (pictured) in November.
Seattle-based firms created the Denny bike, which features rectangular handlebars that can be removed and used as a lock as well as an electric motor and built-in lights.
Researchers at Michigan State University developed the ‘transparent luminescent solar concentrator’ (pictured) which could also be used to charge mobile phones.
A large number of methane vents (shown) have been found off the US East Coast. Suggests such leakage is far more widespread in the Atlantic than thought.
The California-based company is planning an app to locate parked cars. It will track when a user exits a car and then direct them back later on (stock image shown).
Researchers at the Australian National University Research School of Biology created a protein which displayed the electrical 'heartbeat' key to photosynthesis (stock image pictured).
Researchers at Stanford University, California, will give a transfusion of blood plasma (stock image) donated by people under the age of 30 to volunteers with mild Alzheimer’s, in October.
Esa astronaut Alexander Gerst has captured stunning footage from the ISS. The German watched as an aurora surrounded the station in green light (shown) after a period of increased solar activity.
Experts at the University of Edinburgh have managed to create cells which, once injected into the body, can grow into a fully functioning organ.
Ryman, owned by Theo Paphitis, charges £50 for a scan which creates a three-dimensional 'map' of the person that the printer reads then recreates. But unlike a selfie, it takes ten hours.
The Ghost is being built in Maine, and is designed to 'fly' above the water on legs and deliver soldiers into battle.
The firm has taken the lead in a three way battle to put America back in the space transport race.
Young children are so engrossed in their phones, tablets and TVs, that they can't accurately read how people are feeling in real-life, according to a recent study by the University of California, Los Angeles.
Dutch designers say the noPhone is equivalent of a security blanket for phone addicts - a plastic 'brick' exactly the same size and weight as an iPhone.
Reuters said supply chain sources had to redesign a key component which disrupted screen production ahead of next month's expected launch.
text Aircraft to be made from 'human-like skin'
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:22:58 GMT
BAE Systems in Essex has revealed a new technology for aircraft. It contains sensors that act like human skin to detect damage and 'feel' the world around them while in the air.
Boston researchers found that those who drank coffee were protected against gum disease - and say antioxidants could be behind the find.
The find at the landmark in Wiltshire suggests Stonehenge was at the heart of a busy heathen processional route over 4,000 years ago.
Astronomers using the Subaru Telescope on Mauna Kea, Hawaii say they have found evidence for the universe's first-generation of stars in a second-generation star (illustration shown)
Researchers in San Diego say a 14-year drought (pictured) is raising the ground, which in some locations in several western US states has lifted by as much as 0.16 inches in just 18 months.
The warning was made by Amsterdam-based Nell Watson, who said robots could decide that the greatest compassion to humans as a race is to get rid of everyone to end suffering.
Scientists at the University of Auckland evaluated different cheeses - mozzarella, cheddar, colby, Edam, Emmental, Gruyere, and provolone – to see how well they melted.
The images, named 'Soldiers’ Inventories' and taken by London-based photographer Thom Atkinson, show the brutality of war as well as more everyday items used during battle.
The company says it has built detailed digital streets of California's roads (3D map shown). And they say they are good enough to test their cars in virtual reality.
Texan professor Donald Olson believes has calculated the time the sunrise in Claude Monet's Impressions, Sunrise appeared.
Those with the condition have too many synapses - places where where neurons connect and communicate - in their brains, say Columbia University researchers.
Michigan researchers say verbal mistreatment and demeaning emails are 'toxic' and can spread through the workplace.
The movement of heat in the Atlantic and Southern Oceans is thought to explain why the rapid rate of climate change has ground almost to a halt, according to a study by Washington University.
Professor Chandra Wickramasinghe from the University of Buckingham has claimed life on Earth is of extraterrestrial origin, based on finding of plankton on the ISS this week.
Swedish researchers say men who used marijuana more than 50 times before the age of 18 were 30% more likely to go on disability in later life.
Evidence suggests the IQs of people in the UK, Denmark and Australia have declined by 1.5 points since 1998.
The shocking discovery was made using the first ever maps of elevation changes, created by the Alfred Wegener Institute Germany.
The discovery, made at the Cova de la Barriada site on Spain’s Costa Blanca, suggests Palaeolithic humans may have been more discerning eaters than previously believed.
Norwegian researchers say the act of turning the page and feeling how much of the book is left causes the reader to absorb more information.
Penn State researchers found the Camponotus rufipes fungus controls the behavior of carpenter ant workers.
Over 1.8 million images of Earth have been taken from space - and Nasa hopes internet users can help it pinpoint exactly what they show.
Michigan researchers say there is a 'systemic lack of security' in system used by 40 states.
Nasa scientists are baffled by the discovery of Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4), which was once used in applications such as dry cleaning and as a fire-extinguishing agent.
British researchers found tickling your ears with a pain-relieving machine can improve heart health.
This is the first direct evidence that life can be found deep below the Antarctic ice sheet. The discovery was made by scientists at Montana State University and the University of Tennessee.
Scientists from Arizona State University used gene sequencing technology to study the process in the green anole lizard, Anolis carolinensis.
Tablets with a screen of 7 inches (17.8cm) or larger are increasingly shipping with phone capabilities to Asia, according to a report by Massachusetts-based IDC Worldwide.
Called the Keesingia gigas (shown) and found off the coast of Western Australia, it is thought to cause Irukandji syndrome, a condition that can be fatal to humans.
Oxford University used dating evidence for 200 bone, charcoal and shell samples from 40 key European sites to show that the two species overlapped for a significant period of time
Palaeontologists from the Universities of Bristol and Leicester found shrew-sized early Jurassic mammals evolved specialised diets up to 201 million years ago.
The study, which looks at the impact of digital disruption to both society and human psychology, shows that young people don’t behave or think in the same way as they did ten years ago. 
It is thought the bottlenose dolphin – known as Kiwi – is caring for Pee-Wee after losing her own baby five years ago. The pair were spotted in Onewherno Bay, New Zealand.
Scientists from the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis in Knoxville, say animal noises, such as orangutan calls, aren't random as thought.
According to a video by the American Chemical Society in Washington DC people should not feel guilty about going to the loo in the ocean (stock image shown).
Spontaneously moving hands to illustrate a point, whether spoken or using sign language, speeds up learning, say University of Chicago researchers.
The smaller GXV-T vehicles are set to be 100% faster and 50% lighter than current tanks.
The lake (pictured) in Democratic Republic of Congo was captured by Mikhail Korostelev, 32, who lives in Moscow, Russia after climbing 11,400ft (3.47km) up Mount Nyiragongo.
Russian space officials claim that the plankton may have been carried to the ISS via air currents blown from Earth, rather than attaching to the modules during launch in Kazakhstan.
The world has now reached 'Earth Overshoot Day', the point in the year when humans have exhausted supplies, according to the think tank Global Witness.
While EE 'continues to shine', rivals Three, Vodafone and 02 are closing the gap, with both 02 and Vodafone improving 'substantially' in the last year.
Children who can accurately depict the human form at the age of four are more likely to be brighter in their teenage years, according to the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London.
Researchers from Lund University in Sweden say the sun influences the climate regardless of weather it is extremely cold or more moderate.
A competition by Nasa and 3D-printing company MakerBot to design a base for future astronauts on Mars has been won by a designer in Michigan (winning entry shown).
Researchers from the University of Sheffield say a combination of a large iceberg and unusual weather conditions led to the sinking of the Titanic.
Some experts put bird incinerations at the California solar array in the Mojave Desert at 30,000 per year and the company wants to build an even bigger one.
Bournemouth-based chemistry teacher Andy Brunning says a single tube contains hundreds of chemical compounds - including chillies to plump the lips.
New York designers say the basic structure, which has no bathroom and plumbing, can be used as a shelter.
Illinois researchers found after just eight weeks sedentary older adults' performance on tasks including information recall were improved.
Indiana researchers also found lesbians are more likely to orgasm than heterosexual or bisexual women.
The information came from photos shared by Apple tipster Sonny Dickson, based in Melbourne, Australia. The new cable could be available as soon as next month.
Polish researchers found the vessel contains 14% alcohol, and say it could be a type of gin.
French researchers studying a previous outbreak warn the disease could have a devastating effect on populations.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge have classified an ancient worm (illustration shown). Known as Hallucigenia sparsa the creature had legs, spikes, a head and tail.
Photographer Randy Halverson from South Dakota has captured stunning images of the night sky including the Milky Way (shown).
German Alexander Gerst has captured a stunning photo on the ISS. The Esa astronaut spotted the Cygnus spacecraft burning up in the atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean (shown).
Professor Daniel Hirst, from the Aix-Marseille University in France, claims there is a strong link between the areas plundered by the Vikings in the 9th Century, and the regions that use uptalk.
Cambridge University is looking for a sweet-toothed PhD student to take on the dream project which involves examining how chocolate can remain solid in warmer climates.
Researchers from the University of Tennessee studied near-Earth asteroid 1950 DA, which may hit Earth in 867 years, and discovered its body rotates so quickly it defies gravity.
Noah Petro, a project scientist for the Houston-based space agency, believes the photo (pictured) was taken by one of the Apollo missions in the 1970s.
Professor Westwood, an expert in plant pathology, physiology, and weed science at Virginia Tech hopes the findings will help increase food production.
A recent patent filed by the Cupertino-based company suggests the firm may be working on a mouse that is more responsive by working like a games controller.
Minnesota-based meat company, Hormel Foods, collaborated with a biodiesel firm to make fuel from bacon grease which is being used to power a motorbike.
The 'ButterUp' gadget was created by a Sydney-based group of inventors. They hope to sell for between £6 to £8 ($10 to $13.30), if their Kickstarter campaign is successful.
Scientists from Cambridge University say the Cyphochilus beetle’s scales can scatter light better than any other natural thing and could lead to brighter computer screens and paints.
Researchers at the U.S. National Marine Mammal Foundation in California found the squeals expressed feeling of 'delight' and not the presence of food.
Researchers from University of Colorado Denver examined street network density in cities. They then studied data collected by the California Health Interview Survey.
The dinosaur tracks were among the best examples in the world, but vandals have defaced them at the site at Bendrick Rock, between Barry and Sully, on the South Wales coast.
Sounds of Street View (Monaco pictured) was created for Manchester-based hearing aid specialists Amplifon UK. The project adds audio to locations using sound markers in Google Maps.
The unnamed female Megallanic penguin (pictured) was hatched in May in Sea World, California. She was conceived using semen that was frozen then thawed.
Researchers from University College London believe life’s Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA) had a leaky membrane that harnessed energy, causing it to grow.
The After Dark initiative is online from 13 to 17 August. The virtual tours of London's Tate Britain are timed, and once a driver's turn ends, the tour passes to another passengers.
German scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München believe they have discovered microbes living within droplets of water found in oil at Pitch Lake in Trinidad and Tobago.
Using the Keck Observatory in Hawaii, scientists said they said they were 'surprised' by the bright storms they observed this week on the planet.
The face was spotted by the German Aerospace Centre and is an example of a phenomenon known as Pareidolia - the human psychological response to seeing faces in everyday items.
A bottlenose dolphin (stock image) has been reported to have 'lashed out' at a swimmer in County Cork, Ireland, leading experts to warn people to keep away.
The research was carried out by at Charité Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, and presented the case of a woman who had been hospitalised for suicidal thoughts.
Gene Bransfield in Virginia used a siamese cat (stock image shown) to hack into his neighbours' networks. The pet was fitted with a device around its collar to seek out vulnerable Wi-Fi.
text The 20 most hackable CARS revealed
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 14:25:55 GMT
The 2014 Jeep Cherokee (pictured) and 2015 Cadillac Escalade were the most vulnerable cars studied by Chris Valasek, and Missouri-based Charlie Miller.
From smartphones and tablet computers, to 3D printers and smart glasses, hi-tech advances over the past decade have left older generations unable to keep up with the youngsters in their family.
Reports claim the Californian tech giant has scheduled a ‘big media event’ for Tuesday, 9 September, at which it is expected to unveil its next-generation iPhones. Last year's invite is pictured.