0818 GMT August 19, 2019
Study: Alien species primary cause of recent global extinctions
Alien species are the main driver of recent extinctions in both animals and plants, according to a new study by UCL (University College London) researchers.
Stop making free with our sensitive personal data
By Kenan Malik*
Your phone could be at risk but there's a ridiculously simple fix
Android users have been put on alert about a specific kind of application that could be putting devices at risk.
Blockchain sets its sights on electronic gaming
Blockchain has its sights set on electronic gaming after disrupting the financial services industry and becoming a bedrock of the cryptocurrency movement.
SpaceX rocket with unmanned US capsule blasts off for space station
SpaceX’s 16-foot-tall (4.9-meter) Crew Dragon capsule, atop a Falcon 9 rocket, lifted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center at 2:49 a.m. (0749 GMT), carrying a test dummy nicknamed Ripley.
Mars lander starts digging on red planet, hits snags
NASA’s newest Mars lander has started digging into the red planet, but hit a few snags, scientists said on Friday.
Rare fish washes up on California beach
A rare fish thought to live in the southern hemisphere washed up in Santa Barbara, California, the US.
Aurora lights up Finnish sky
When Concorde first took to the sky 50 years ago
When the misty skies cleared over southern France on the afternoon of Sunday March 2, 1969, the green light was signaled for the highly anticipated first ever flight of the Concorde.
Nanotechnology could grant humans ‘super vision’ after mice given power to see infrared
Humans could one day be given the power of ‘super vision’ which would allow them to see in the dark, scientists said.
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