Now anyone with an Internet connection can search for Nessie using Street View imaging of murky Scottish waters. The tale of the Loch Ness monster has always been, in a funny way, a story about technology.
Walnut was raised by humans at a zoo, and as a result, she recognizes and trusts humans — and is deeply hostile to other cranes. How hostile? She killed the two male cranes that her former keepers attempted
Light pollution and city living mean that we don't often get to enjoy the full splendor of the night's sky. Ten billion years ago, however, it would have been hard to ignore. The image above shows how
Early trial suggests cannabidiol could be an effective inhibitor of seizures A marijuana-derived compound may help reduce the frequency of seizures for epilepsy sufferers, according to a small study published
'Powerful and welcome' statement targets bad science The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement demanding more transparency in scientists' reporting of clinical trials. The statement updates
Writing and reviewing journal articles is part of the core business of a scientist. But it’s not an efficient way to communicate research results. Researchers are estimated to waste 15 million person-hours
So you’re in a country with minimal healthcare services, and you have an illness that needs to be dealt with so urgently you’re willing to uproot everything and travel to another country? Well, there’s
Latest findings suggest that paracetamol, or acetaminophen, may reduce pleasure as well as pain Researchers in the US may have uncovered an new side-effect of paracetamol with a study that suggests the
The battle between ape and machine rages on Animals are winning the war on drones. Rams have headbutted quadcopters, falcons have torn them from the skies, and even kangaroos have punched them out of air.
Increased sunlight may allow lander to re-boot and send further samples; data received so far has already challenged leading theory on planet formation The Rosetta mission’s hibernating lander could awake
It's amazing what the addition of a little competition into a natural monopoly can do. Google announced in January that it would be bringing high-speed Fiber to Charlotte, North Carolina. It didn't take
Tonara, the Israeli startup behind the eponymous interactive sheet music app, has raised new funding to the tune of $5 million from Chinese Internet giant Baidu and returning investor Carmel Ventures.
Some users who tried to access Google’s Malaysian site over the past few hours were redirected to a page saying, “Google Malaysia Hacked,” reports The Wall Street Journal. Google Malaysia acknowledged
Russian media watchdog Roskomnadzor has received a request to blacklist pornographic websites based on conventions signed by imperialist and Soviet governments. Meduza reports A local court in Apastovsky
1. Apple sold more Apple Watches on the first day of pre-orders than Google managed with Android Wear in an entire year. It's bad news for Google's smartwatch app ecosystem. 2. We might be about to see
Options for a wearable, portable charging solution include a jacket with solar panels stuck on the back and shoes that collect kinetic energy -- but a new type of fabric taps into something we usually
Docker, the company that kicked off the recent enthusiasm for containers two years ago, today announced that it has raised a $95 million Series D round led by Insight Venture Partners. New investors in
Russian meme lovers have to be extra careful who to show their masterpieces to, because the image macros can apparently get them sued. Roskomnadzor, the country's agency responsible for controlling the
The launch of Apple Pay in China, originally expected to be part of iOS 8.3, has been delayed by stalled negotiations with both the state-owned card processor UnionPay and Chinese banks, reports MarketWatch.
The save-for-later service hints at coming changes Save-for-later service Pocket introduced a redesign of its web client today, making the site responsive for the first time and allowing it to scale more
The ongoing denial-of-service attack against code-sharing site GitHub marks an escalation in China’s cyber censorship battle, security experts warn, urging a strong response from the U.S. government. Francisco-based
Phantom Cyber, a cybersecurity startup with an ambitious idea, announced a $2.7M seed round with backing from some of the biggest names in computer security. Investors include John W. Thompson, former
There's great news on the mobile security front: cyberattacks are relatively rare and malware is relatively benign. As a result, businesses should spend their efforts securing non-mobile infrastructure