Science

SpaceX Assembles Biggest Rocket Ever Constructed

SpaceX Super Heavy booster and Starship vehicle combine to make tallest rocket ever constructed, as company plans manned voyages to…

11 months ago

China’s Zhurong Rover Takes Selfie On Martian Surface

China's Mars rover, Zhurong, takes self-portrait as it explores Utopia Planitia region of Red Planet at same time as NASA's…

1 year ago

US Bill Would Create White House ‘Chief Manufacturing Officer’

US Senate drafts bill worth $110bn that would create White House-level manufacturing chief to build up supply chain resiliency, counter…

1 year ago

SpaceX Launches Third Crewed Flight Into Orbit

SpaceX's third-ever crewed flight reuses both Crew Dragon capsule 'Endeavour' and Falcon 9 booster, in a first for company

1 year ago

Google Machine Learning Technology Helps NASA Discover New Exoplanet

Machine Learning technology powering many of Google's apps and services finds a new use helping astrophysicists find new planets orbiting…

5 years ago

Scientists Develop Lithium Batteries Without Fire Risk

No more exploding batteries? Researchers develop water-based Lithium batteries to reduce chance of fire

5 years ago

IT Exam Results Raise Fears Over Growing IT Gender Gap

The number of females taking IT-related courses dropped and the gap between males and females widened in this year's GCSEs…

5 years ago

HPE Supercomputer Is Big Step Towards Building Tech For Mission To Mars

HPE and NASA hope Spaceborne computer will work in space for a whole year, paving the way for long range…

5 years ago

Cybersecurity Researchers Implant Malware Into DNA Strand

US researchers embed malware into DNA, in order to hack DNA sequencing software. But it won't be a threat for…

5 years ago

First Mac Malware ‘Fruitfly’ Of The Year Uses Decades-Old Code

The Fruitfly Mac malware, which targets biomedical research institutions, uses code that dates back to the 1990s

5 years ago

How Big Data Punks Are Changing The World With SKA Radio Telescope

The world's largest radio telescope will generate an unprecedented amount of data

6 years ago

Uber Starts Self-Driving Car Rides As Volvo Becomes Autonomous Partner

Uber strikes $300m (£228m) deal with Volvo, will start driving passengers with autonomous vehicles in 'next few weeks'

6 years ago

Ford Plans Self-Driving Cars By 2021

Ford's autonomous car fleet will be sold to ride-sharing companies such as Uber

6 years ago

IBM Drives Nanoscale Cancer Detection With Lab-On-A-Chip Breakthrough

IBM scientists develop new lab-on-a-chip technology that can, for the first time, separate biological particles at the nanoscale

6 years ago

As UK Reports More Zika Cases, IBM Offers Up Free Technology To Fight Virus

IBM gives Brazilian scientists free access to supercomputer and dishes out detailed weather forecasts to UNICEF

6 years ago

European Science Community Launches £4.5m Hybrid Cloud Tender

Ten top European research bodies, including the UK’s Science and Technology Facilities Council, support the tender

6 years ago

London Science Museum Exhibition Showcases ‘Invisible Revolution’ Of Big Data

'Our Lives in Data' free exhibition asks how ethical is our sharing of personal information and showcases future of Big…

6 years ago

Jaguar Rolls Out Self-Driving Cars On British Roads

Jaguar Land Rover plans fleet of 100 research vehicles that will test connected and autonomous technologies to assist drivers

6 years ago

MPs Urge Government To Protect Science And Tech EU Funding

Chair of the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee tells Chancellor it is essential the UK has access to EU research…

6 years ago

Tesla Eyes Complete Clean Energy Company With SolarCity Acquisition

Tesla has made a £1.9 billion acquisition bid for SolarCity in a "no brainer" deal to integrate solar power into…

6 years ago

Dell ‘HPC As A Service’ Targets Mainstream Businesses

Dell also launches HPC Systems for Life Sciences, Manufacturing, and Research

6 years ago

Google To Offer Symptom Search Results For Medical Queries

'I'm Feeling Yucky' - Google uses Knowledge Graph to give users more information on their medical searchs

6 years ago

‘Record’ 6Gbps Wireless Transmission Could Boost Rural Broadband And 4G

Researchers in Germany achieve 6Gbps across 37km distance, claiming it could improve satellite broadband, mobile backhaul and emergency communications

6 years ago

European Commission Will Build £5bn Cloud Platform For Scientists

European Open Science Cloud is part of Commission's Digital Single Market initiative

6 years ago

Salesforce Buys Deep Learning Startup MetaMind

MetaMind's services will shut down June 4 as Benioff gobbles up deep learning technology to boost Salesforce services with artificial…

6 years ago

Internet Of Seals: Vodafone Connects Marine Mammals To IoT

Harbour seals in Orkney will be connected to Vodafone's M2M network with tags that will help researchers understand why populations…

6 years ago

Dyson Invests £1bn In Battery Development

Strong sales of cordless vacuums leads Dyson to pledge significant support for technology industry's battle to create better and longer…

6 years ago

Scientists Warn Brexit Would Damage Research

Brexit latest. Leaving the European Union would be bad for science, say 150 scientists including Professor Stephen Hawking

6 years ago

Elon Musk, SpaceX, Artificial Intelligence And Iain M Banks

BLOG: The story behind Musk's intriguing names for SpaceX's Falcon 9 landing drone ships

6 years ago

Like Google, Facebook Is Open Sourcing Its AI Hardware

Facebook AI Research (FAIR) introduces 'Big Sur' artificial intelligence hardware, open sources it to the Open Compute Project

7 years ago