Eight children born without a working immune system, known as "bubble boy" disease, have been cured by gene therapy made with HIV, US scientists have revealed. Children born with X-linked severe combined
On Wednesday, 10th of April 2019, the scientific community breathed a sigh of relief on a day that will long live in the history books. But behind every scientific discovery, big or small, is the story
The first-ever images of a black hole have been released by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT). You can watch them being revealed in the video player above, from 15h CEST. Above is the first image of a
Alphabet (Google) has made history again. Wing, one of the many companies belonging to the tech giant, has been given consent to officially launch its drone delivery service. The company has been making
Social media and tech companies could be fined or blocked if they don’t protect users from harmful content under a new British government proposal. The Online Harms White Paper is a joint proposal by Department
The sight of plastic pollution in the world's oceans has become familiar, with 8 million tonnes ending up there every year. But now the ocean is fighting back, with the help of a start-up that turns lobster
NASA chief Jim Bridenstine said India has put the future of human space flight at risk after they successfully tested shooting down a satellite with a missile. India’s direct decent anti-satellite test
In the first test of its kind, the Pentagon on Monday carried out a "salvo" intercept of an unarmed missile soaring over the Pacific, using two interceptor missiles launched from underground silos in California.
NASA has cancelled its planned all-women spacewalk at the International Space Station this week over limited spacesuit sizes for participating astronauts. The spacewalk, announced earlier this month, set
Scientists in China have reportedly successfully cloned what they called the "Sherlock Holmes of police dogs" in the hope it will significantly reduce training time, state media reported on Wednesday.
An American professor has become the first woman to win the Able Prize, one of the world’s most distinguished mathematical awards. Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck of the University of Texas at Austin was awarded
Porsche sports cars were among more than 2,000 vehicles that sank with an Italian cargo ship off France's Atlantic coast, it's emerged. They included some of the exclusive 911 GT2 RS models, which were
16 rice sacks, 4 banana bags and multiple shopping bags were found during an autopsy of a young male Cuvier’s beaked whale that washed up on a beach in the Philippines on Saturday. Marine biologists and
British Interior Minister Sajid Javid has denounced social media networks’ inefficiency when it comes to blocking the circulation of extremist and violent videos on their channels following Friday’s mass