Tiny mobile robots are learning to work with insects in the hope the creatures' sensitive antennae and ability to squeeze into small spaces can be put to use serving humans.
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Move over Saturn! Scientists have found a ring around an unassuming mini-planet in our Solar System to debunk the theory that only giant planets can be so adorned.
Two US astronauts installed a high-definition video camera at the International Space Station Tuesday and made more progress on repairs to the lab's robotic arm, NASA said.
Microsoft appears to have abandoned its smartphone operating system ambitions.
Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases including cancer, in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Monday.
What do a pretzel, a lock of hair and a scream have in common? They've all been used to explain the highly complex scientific research honoured with a Nobel Prize to the general public.
The second trailer for Rockstar's upcoming Red Dead Redemption 2, its open-world Western bonanza for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One due next spring, has arrived as promised. It opens with customary guitar twangs and plaintive minor-key harmonica riffs. The views — of enormous cloud-capped mountains, distant buttes and unblemished scrublands — are predictably stunning.
Amazon has announced new versions of its Echo smart speakers that promise improved sound and voice recognition.
The basic model also allows its shell to be changed to give it different looks - a feature already offered by Google's rival Home device.
Sea ice cover in Antarctica dropped to a record low this year, scientists said on Wednesday, as they warned the frozen continent's unpredictable nature poses growing risks to shipping including tourist cruises.
A new study shows that Neanderthal brains developed more slowly than ours.
Alphabet's Google has struck a $1.1bn (£822m) deal with Taiwan's HTC to expand its smartphone business.
Google will not take a stake in the firm, but some HTC staff will join the Silicon Valley giant.
Microsoft has confirmed that some users of its email service Outlook are unable to send email or access their accounts.
Hundreds from around Europe have commented on the website Downdetector that they have been affected by the problem - many since Monday morning.
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