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Behind the apartment’s curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.
Igor, a Siberian tiger in a Hungarian zoo, received stem-cell joint treatment on Wednesday which doctors hoped would help heal its hip and allow it to live happily, on less medicine.
The US government may have been secretly collecting documents on ‘remote mind control’ and ‘forced memory blanking’.
Shares of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd tumbled and other Apple supplier and chip stocks fell after it cut its full-year revenue target on softer demand for smartphones.
Activist investor Elliott Advisors lambasted Vivendi on Thursday after the French media group defended its strategy as the main shareholder of Telecom Italia (TIM).
Robots in Singapore have completed a task many humans dread – assembling flat-packed IKEA furniture.
Secret surveillance software created by EX-SPIES is harvesting Facebook photos to create a huge facial recognition database
Secret surveillance software created by a former Israeli intelligence officer is harvesting Facebook photos.
Humans will be genetically modified for the first time in Europe as scientists get the go-ahead to use DNA-splicing therapy to treat blood disorder
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Scientists in Britain and the United States say they have engineered a plastic-eating enzyme that could in future help in the fight against pollution.
More than 100 parts for U.S. space agency NASA’s deep-space capsule Orion will be made by 3D printers, using technology that experts say will eventually become key to efforts to send humans to Mars.
Projects include a portable wind turbine for easy power generation following natural disaster, a mobile app that helps shelter animals find families, and a hands-free thermal imaging camera for first responders.
A new NASA satellite designed to detect more Earth-like worlds around stars beyond our solar system is due for launch aboard a SpaceX rocket from Florida on Monday, on a quest to expand the known inventory of so-called exoplanets that might harbor life.
SpaceX postponed a planned launch on Monday of a Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA’s latest planet-hunting satellite for 48 hours, citing problems with a guidance-navigation control system, launch team officials said.
Google Chrome browser scans all the files on your computer, including private photos, documents and spreadsheets
On top of tracking all the websites you visit and sending it to Google’s servers, Chrome web browser is now scanning all your private files in the interest of “safety.”
Spy cameras could soon know what we’re thinking and feeling simply by scanning our BODIES – and there may be no way to opt-out
Japanese engineer Masaaki Nagumo had always dreamed of suiting up as a robot from “Mobile Suit Gundam”, his favorite animation series growing up. Now he has made it a reality by creating a giant humanoid inspired by the science fiction franchise.
Intelligent machines that could usher in an era of autonomous warfare are already here
Las Vegas is a place to experiment with immersive attractions, experts said Wednesday during the the annual National Association of Broadcasters convention.
Among Ron Grantham’s happiest memories are the days he spent fly-fishing with his beloved dog, Spot. Now those memories are being revived by visits from his new best friend, Biscuit – a robotic dog.
Facebook users are now able to learn if their personal information was obtained by data broker Cambridge Analytica.
‘Optimistic’ AI tools to flag, remove hate speech on Facebook will be developed in 5-10 years
A jawbone fossil found on a rocky English beach belongs to one of the biggest marine animals on record, a type of seagoing reptile called an ichthyosaur that scientists estimated at up to 85 feet (26 meters) long – approaching the size of a blue whale.
A fossil finger bone dating back about 90,000 years that was unearthed in Saudi Arabia’s Nefud Desert is pointing to what scientists are calling a new understanding of how our species came out of Africa en route to colonizing the world.
Some in the NYPD want access to DMV licenses, but privacy advocates balk
Hackers have attacked networks in a number of countries including data centres in Iran where they left the image of a U.S. flag on screens along with a warning “Don’t mess with our elections”, the Iranian IT ministry said on Saturday.
Amazon patent admits it will listen in real-time for “trigger words” that could get you arrested and imprisoned
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane has winged past 200 days in orbit on its latest clandestine mission.
A European satellite launched this week to try out ways of tackling the growing amount of garbage in space will use technology as familiar to the ancient Romans as astronauts – nets and harpoons.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday said it had targeted allegedly illegal stock sales involving Longfin Corp stock as well as the finance and technology company’s chief executive and three other people.
Facebook Inc. scans the links and images that people send each other on Facebook Messenger, and reads chats when they’re flagged to moderators, making sure the content abides by the company’s rules. If it doesn’t, it gets blocked or taken down.
Black holes are hanging out at the center of our galaxy by the thousands, according to scientists who have detected a bunch of them in the neighborhood of a supermassive black hole already known to reside at the heart of the Milky Way.
Bowhead whales, the black filter-feeding giants of the Arctic that can live for 200 years devouring tons of tiny marine creatures, boast another remarkable quality. Their unique underwater songs make them wonderful “jazz” artists.
It takes years of education (Bachelor degrees, Master’s work, Doctoral studies) to train a scientist. They are the authorities in the work they do…We listen to them because we respect their education and training.
Autonomous cars should be required to meet standards on their ability to detect potential hazards and better ways are needed to keep their human drivers ready to assume control, U.S. auto safety and technology experts said after fatal crashes involving Uber Technologies Inc and Tesla Inc vehicles.
Astronomers have spotted the most distant star ever observed that is 9 billion light-years from Earth, a new study reported Monday.
Dozens of rare footprints belonging to dinosaurs made some 170 million years ago have been discovered on Scotland’s Isle of Skye, offering an important insight into the Middle Jurassic era, scientists said on Tuesday.
Scientists have linked hundreds of genes to intelligence. One psychologist says it’s time to test school kids.
Las Vegas Science & Technology Festival in partnership with Las Vegas Natural History Museum announces spring dates & programming.
Scientists have detected the most distant star ever viewed, a blue behemoth located more than halfway across the universe and named after the ancient Greek mythological figure Icarus.
Bakery-cafe chain Panera Bread’s website leaked customer records for at least eight months, cyber security blog KrebsOnSecurity reported on Monday.
India’s space agency said on Monday it was trying to re-establish a link with its most powerful communication satellite that went missing over the weekend, in a setback for its space ambitions.
China’s Tiangong-1 space station re-entered the earth’s atmosphere and burnt up over the middle of the South Pacific on Monday, the Chinese space authority said.
No more secrets! New mind-reading machine can translate your thoughts and display them as text INSTANTLY
Scientists have developed an astonishing mind-reading machine which can translate what you are thinking and instantly display it as text.
China’s Tiangong-1 spacecraft will re-enter the Earth’s atmosphere at some point on Monday, the country’s space agency said in a statement.
The top U.S. telecommunications regulator on Thursday gave formal approval to a plan by Elon Musk’s SpaceX to build a global broadband network using satellites.
Take a walk on the wild side as the Paula A. Lewis Library presents “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” on Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m. as part of its Movie Matinee.
It is unlikely that any large parts of China’s Tiangong-1 space lab will reach the ground when it falls to Earth, and China has been in close touch with the United Nations about its progress, China’s foreign ministry said on Friday.
The search for worlds circling stars far beyond our solar system will resume in the coming weeks with NASA’s launch of a spacecraft scientists hope will enlarge the known catalog of so-called exoplanets believed capable of supporting life.