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Thousands of tonnes of plastic waste including yoghurt pots and plastic trays will be burned after councils shut down their recycling banks Banks were used to collect yoghurt pots, bottle tops and other...

Meet the roboprofessor: Creepy life-like AI Bina48 teaches a philosophy course at West Point military academy The robot, Bina48, taught a philosophy course at West Point Military academy The life-like...

Scorpion venom is not only dangerous — it can also make you quite a bit of money. The deathstalker is one of the most dangerous scorpions on the planet, and its venom is also the most expensive...

Facebook hack ‘was the work of mystery spammers not governments’ says social media giant after data breach which hit 29 MIILLION users Facebook is said to believe spammers were responsible...

The new photos were taken with a camera that the robot hasn’t used since 2013. Earlier this month, the Curiosity Mars Rover underwent a major hardware change after a technical issue with its active...

Are we really deep wired to ensure collective demise in the workplace? Sick and tired of your dead-end job? Well, you can leave and go on to better things any time you like, but you probably won’t,...

Former US Air Force photo technician Karl Wolfe, who claimed that he saw secret NASA photos of alien structure on the surface of the moon, has died. The famous UFO whistleblower died in a bike accident....

This summer 2018 photo provided by the Marine Mammal Center shows a California sea lion prior to its rescue at a Monterey County beach along the central California coast. The rescue center...

Apple launches privacy website that reveals EXACTLY what the firm knows about you – here’s how to download your data The firm now lets US users request any data the firm has collected on...

An Australian researcher believes he has found the world’s oldest fossils; a scientist from NASA says they are just rocks. According to Allen Nutman, a scientist from the University of Wollongong,...

China reveals plan to launch an ‘artificial moon’ to light up city skies in 2020 Officials in China revealed the plan to launch an ‘illumination satellite’ in 2020 It will be eight...

The ‘chasing dots’ optical illusion that reveals how our brains work The optical illusion makes viewers believe the two dots are chasing each other However, a looping animation is used to...

Virtual reality can make you a better person: Study finds the technology is ‘the ultimate empathy machine’ and can help boost compassion New study compared the effects of VR and other types...

Sunlight ‘destroys harmful bacteria linked to respiratory disease and may be the best disinfectant for hospitals’, scientists claim Scientists at the University of Oregon left samples of dust...

Two farmers create the UK’s first biodegradable crisp packet out of eucalyptus wood pulp that decomposes in 26 weeks Sean Mason and Mark Watson of Herefordshire founded the firm Two Farmers Crisps...

Male birds can be good singers OR handsome, but not both: Picking between pretty feathers or a sweet song ‘asks too much of evolution’, study says The difference stems from sexual selection...