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Amazon planning to launch up to 3,000 cashierless stores by 2021 – as study reveals firm is now third in online ads, behind Google and Facebook Amazon may plan to open 3,000 cashierless stores by...

Real-life Vulcan found 16 light-years away: Newly discovered planet orbits in star system home to Star Trek’s Spock – and it’s close enough to see with the naked eye Dharma project has...

Watch movies for free online? EU study reveals users face THOUSANDS of malware threats when visiting sites that offer pirated digital content Experts found the files hidden in fake game installers and...

Freshers take note! Sneaky new font that makes essays look 10 per cent longer thanks to its imperceptibly bigger letters could be the salvation of students everywhere Times Newer Roman takes up slightly...

Bottlenose dolphins work together with ‘extreme precision’: Scientists say the marine mammals can almost perfectly synchronise their movements for cooperative tasks In the experiment, bottlenose...

Black Mirror is almost a reality: China says it’s on track to launch its dystopian scorecard system that ranks citizens on every aspect of their behaviour by 2020 The system has already completed...

Microplastics are introduced into the food chain by mosquitoes and other flying insects that eat the waste when they hatch in water, scientists warn Insects such as mayflies, dragonflies and mosquitoes...

Infrared light emission from a nearby neutron star could indicate never-before-seen features. A new paper out in The Astrophysical Journal details the findings of an international team of astronomers regarding...

Gorillas form lifelong bonds with other apes that help neighboring groups keep the peace Researchers studying 10 groups of gorillas in Africa found social bonds are key Gorillas who were former group...

Coca-Cola is reportedly eyeing a deal to produce beverages infused with cannabidiol (CBD), a non-psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. Marijuana industry investors and insiders say it’s a sign...

Don’t kill wasps even if they ruin your picnic – they’re just as important as bees, scientists warn Wasps are being wiped out as quickly as bees, according to new research The plight...

How much you save may be influenced by your heritage: Immigrants keep the spending habits of their grandparent’s country of birth — not the place they grew up, new study claims Experts used long-term...

Gold miners uncover 50,000-year-old mummified remains of Ice Age caribou calf and wolf pup Gold miners in Yukon discovered mummified mammals back in summer 2016 Radiocarbon analyses show both wolf and...

According to a recent study led by the University of Washington (UW), deoxygenation in Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence may lead to loss of marine animal life. The study, published in Nature Climate...

WhatsApp’s next update is designed to give your smartphone battery life a boost (and will make late-night texting much easier on the eye!) ‘Dark mode’ converts icons, menus and backgrounds...

Shanidar Cave is a remarkable archaeological site and the recent excavation of two Neanderthal adults brings the total number of Neanderthals discovered here to 12. Archaeologists recently made the exciting...