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Babies prefer the babble of other infants to the voices of their parents because it helps them build early language skills Babies prefer to listening to other tots than than to their own parents Sounds...

While there are currently breathalyser tests available for alcohol, detecting whether someone has been taking drugs isn’t so simple. But researchers from the University of Buffalo have developed a new...

Watch the incredible moment that a man moves his new bionic hand using just his MIND A man who was born without a wrist has been given a bionic hand   The prosthetic has four fingers and a thumb and...

The pair will be performing two six-and-a-half-hour spacewalks, one in May and one in June, to work on the cooling system hardware and the communications equipment of the ISS. In a recent news release,...

Would you trust a robot to book your hair appointment? Google unveils Duplex feature coming to its AI Assistant that can make phone calls and schedule reservations Google CEO Sundar Pichai introduced...

‘Nothing is prettier than Jupiter,’ wrote the pop star but then quickly changed her mind when she came across a photo of Neptune. Jupiter and Neptune are truly remarkable. The iconic images...

A new study by PNAS suggests that the 450,000-year cycle of gravitational tugs has been occurring for at least 215 million years.  Scientists had previously speculated that the gravitational pull from...

Climate change will affect poor countries the most, even though they are less responsible for contributing to global warming, report predicts Poorer tropical countries that have contributed less to climate...

Carrier bag found 10,000m below the surface of the Pacific, in the world’s deepest ocean trench, is amongst 3,000 items that reveal the horror of plastic pollution Scientists used the Deep-sea Debris...

Grey squirrels are on the rise in Britain as they feast on nuts and seeds left out for tits, nuthatches and finches Food left out for birds may be fuelling the rise of the numbers of the greys University...

The research suggests that the types of bacteria found in an ape’s gut change as the animals switch from a wet season to a dry season diet. It might not be the most pleasant thing to think about,...

The 760mph freight train: Richard Branson unveils new Dubai venture to move cargo on ‘levitating’ Hyperloop pods by 2021 London-based Foster and Partners has helped design pods that can move...

While you might think that men who flaunt their wealth would be seen as attractive partners, a new study suggests this may not be the case. Researchers from the University of Michigan found that when...

Google is giving your old family photos a new lease on life: Firm unveils new tool that instantly converts black-and-white pics to color, as it rolls out new AI features for its Lens smart app Google...

Amateur inventor, 48, creates a £3,500 ‘washing machine’ incinerator that turns rubbish into fuel to provide hot water for your home Nik Spencer, 48, from Worcestershire built the recycling machine...

Warning over WhatsApp ‘text bomb’ that could crash your phone: Malicious message causes iPhone and Android handsets to freeze The glitch overloads smartphones with tens of thousands of hidden...