Science & Environment

Science & Environment Bound for Mars, world's 1st interplanetary Cubesats phone home

Two tiny satellites that just launched on a historic mission to Mars have phoned home for the first time. More

Science & Environment Scientists train a spider to jump on demand

Researchers at the University of Manchester also hope to use their findings to create a new class of agile micro-robots that jump like deadly spiders. More

Science & Environment Are these Neanderthal etchings a long-lost message?

A Neanderthal seems to have left a message etched in stone about 35,000 years ago, a new study finds. More

Science & Environment A quiet supersonic plane? Nasa to begin tests for its 1,100mph 'Son of Concorde' commercial jet

Tests scheduled for November will see an F-18 fighter jet conduct a dive manoeuvre off the shores of Galveston, Texas - an island city near Houston. More

Science & Environment Tourists unknowingly toss dinosaur tracks into lake at a Utah state park

Tourists at a Utah state park are mistaking dinosaur tracks as ordinary rocks and throwing them into a nearby lake, causing “substantial impact” to the historic site. More

Science & Environment New Documents Show That EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Did Not Face Serious Security Threats

Newsweek The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog launched three investigations this year into potential threats against Scott Pruitt, the agency’s... More

Science & Environment Apple could be planning to launch an iPhone with THREE rear cameras in 2019, report claims

Apple may be planning to release at least one iPhone model in 2019 that features a triple-lens camera system. It would feature three rear 12-megapixel cameras and optical image stabilization. More

Science & Environment NASA Astronaut Available for Satellite Interviews Before First Spaceflight

NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor will be available at 8 a.m. EDT Tuesday, May 15, for live satellite interviews one last time before she launches June 6 on her first spaceflight. More

Science & Environment Google set to ban Android apps from monitoring your internet activity as it unveils new software

As Google prepares to kick off its I/O developer conference on Tuesday, many believe the firm will roll out new security features for its upcoming Android P software, among other things. More

Science & Environment California pony reunites with owners after wandering city streets

A pony was spotted out and about in Bakersfield, California, on Saturday. More

Science & Environment NASA testing commercial planes that will quietly break sound barrier

NASA is working to make quiet supersonic commercial travel a reality. The technology could reduce travel time, allowing people to travel from New York to Los Angeles in under three hours. More

Science & Environment The curse of the robocall: Record 3.4 BILLION fake phone calls made in April, report reveals

YouMail collected a record number 3.4 billion automated phone calls in April. Robocalls have increased by 900 million a month since this time last year. More

Science & Environment Fortnite has made $25m in just two WEEKS from selling virtual addons in its iPhone app

The hugely popular game has seen players spend more than $50 million in the title since it launched its latest virtual addon pack on March 15. More

Science & Environment Warning over 'ZooPark' Android malware that targets WhatsApp and Telegram

Cyber espionage operation targeting users in the Middle East, and experts at Kaspersky say it ' shares the sophisticated hallmarks of a nation-state backed campaign'. More

Science & Environment Raccoon family falls through Michigan man's living room ceiling

A family of raccoons fell through the ceiling of a home in Sheridan Township, Michigan, and ended up in the living room, the Jackson Citizen Patriot reported Monday. More

Science & Environment Spectacular 6-story-deep sinkhole opens on New Zealand farm

A spectacular sinkhole the length of two football fields and the depth of a six-story building has opened up on a New Zealand farm. More

Science & Environment Genes in Space Students to Speak with NASA Astronauts on Space Station

Students from Houston area schools who participated in the Genes in Space challenge, will talk to astronauts on the International Space Station during an events hosted by Boeing and Space Center... More

Science & Environment NASA Highlights Science on Next Orbital ATK Mission to Space Station

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 10, to discuss select science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on the next Orbital ATK commercial resupply... More

Science & Environment Bones found in a 3,600-year-old native American burial site are the world's oldest TATTOO kit 

The artifacts were buried in a native American grave west of Nashville, Tennessee, at least 3,600 years ago and remained entombed there until 1985. More

Science & Environment Rubber-Ducky comets may have taken a violent beating

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko may have survived multiple impacts on the way to forming its peanut shape. More