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Once it’s finally launched in 2021, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will be testing out its instruments on three exoplanets to find out more about their atmospheric composition. Is there...

Horses ‘snort’ when happy! Scientists find a puff of the nostrils is an expression of pleasure and doesn’t just help shoo away flies Researchers found horses snort more when engaged...

Alphabet ‘graduates’ two of its research projects into new firms to develop internet-beaming balloons and delivery drones Alphabet said on Wednesday that it’s ‘graduating’...

A treasure trove of 96 stone tools dating back to 2.1 million years ago revealed that hominins settled in China a lot earlier than we imagined. A new discovery reveals that hominins left Africa considerably...

Alien life could exist on a planet 11 light years away from Earth called Ross 128b because it may be temperate enough to hold liquid water. That’s according to a new study from Brazilian researchers...

Wrap your car key fob in TINFOIL to stop thieves unlocking your vehicle using terrifying signal hijacking scams, warn security experts A signal hijacking scam means criminals can use radio devices to...

From runway to railroad: ‘Flying trains’ with detachable wings could soon let planes drop passengers off at local stations Akka Technologies has unveiled its ‘Link & Fly’ aircraft...

NASA ‘needs a backup plan’ to get American astronauts to the International Space Station as report warns of ‘likely’ delays to Boeing and SpaceX manned capsule plans Both companies...

SpaceX unveils massive new net for its ‘Mr Steven’ boat to try and catch rocket fairings as they fall to earth SpaceX has installed enlarged arms on the Mr Steven ‘claw boat’ with...

The haunting beauty of new-born stars: Incredible image gives an unprecedented glimpse into a tumultuous stellar cluster 5,500 light-years away New image shows the intricate pattern of gas, dust and star-forming...

Evidence of Martian life could be hiding in ‘ghost dunes’: Experts say hundreds of ancient formations found on the red planet may be ‘better place than average’ to look for microbes ‘Ghost...

Don’t mix-up: The four easy rules to help determine where to place pesky hyphens Study of more than 10,000 words found four basic rules work 75% of the time If word is a verb, adjective or adverb,...

This spectacular image was snapped as part of a recent test of the laser-aided Hawk-1 camera mounted on the VLT. The Very Large Telescope (VLT) of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) has been keeping...

While most humans develop colour vision by five months old, a new study has revealed that our perception of colour may not be quite as good as we think. Researchers from Harvard University have developed...

The 150mph lawn mower: Honda is working on a Mean Mower V2 that can go from 0-60 in less than 3 seconds in a bid to create the world’s fastest vehicle to cut grass The Mean Mower V2 is built by...

The future of building? Watch the French ‘builderbot’ that 3D printed a family home for five in in just 54 hours A team of experts in France constructed the first 3D printed house to serve...