Playing noises at specific rhythms while we sleep can help memory

Playing noises at specific rhythms while we sleep can help memory A person’s memory can be boosted by playing certain sounds during the night that are associated with a specific memory, according to research from Princeton University in New Jersey (stock image). Playing noises at specific rhythms while we sleep can help memory

Fossil skull of undiscovered species in Utah reveals supercontinent split later than thought

Fossil skull of undiscovered species in Utah reveals supercontinent split later than thought Scientists discovered the fossilized skull of a small animal underneath a dinosaur bone in Utah. It has revealed supercontinent Pangea split much later than previously thought. Fossil skull of undiscovered species in Utah reveals supercontinent split later than thought

A new solar-powered tile can create enough energy to power homes and buildings 

A new solar-powered tile can create enough energy to power homes and buildings  An international team including scientists at Glasgow Caledonian University have invented the energy-producing tile which in their hundreds could line whole pavements. A new solar-powered tile can create enough energy to power homes and buildings 

How birds survived asteroid that WIPED OUT dinosaurs 66 million years ago, research reveals

How birds survived asteroid that WIPED OUT dinosaurs 66 million years ago, research reveals Scientists at Bath University believe the asteroid also triggered the destruction of forests across the globe. With their natural habitat destroyed, tree-dwelling bird species soon died out. How birds survived asteroid that WIPED OUT dinosaurs 66 million years ago, research […]

Lynx screaming at each other ‘like humans’ in a viral video are arguing about having SEX

Lynx screaming at each other ‘like humans’ in a viral video are arguing about having SEX The rare encounter was captured in video footage recorded by a family who happened to be passing by on their way to fish at nearby Avery Lake in Ontario when they made the discovery. Lynx screaming at each […]

Perfect formula for saving a penalty is revealed by scientists ahead of the Champions League final

Perfect formula for saving a penalty is revealed by scientists ahead of the Champions League final Researchers at Vrije Universty in Amsterdam have created a formula that could help goalkeepers prepare for penalty shootouts before key games. Perfect formula for saving a penalty is revealed by scientists ahead of the Champions League final

German plot to exclude Britain from EU Galileo satellite programme

German plot to exclude Britain from EU Galileo satellite programme A German-backed clique of Brussels officials in the European Commission is fighting to exclude Britain from the Galileo satellite project, opposed by France, Spain, Sweden, the Netherlands, Baltics. German plot to exclude Britain from EU Galileo satellite programme

More than half of 12-year-olds could be exposing themselves to paedophiles on social media sites

More than half of 12-year-olds could be exposing themselves to paedophiles on social media sites Research for children’s charity Barnardo’s found that 57 per cent of 12-year-olds and 28 per cent of ten-year-olds had shared live videos on sites such as Facebook Live, YouTube and Snapchat. More than half of 12-year-olds could be exposing […]

Earth's climate could warm by four degrees before the end of the century, study warns

Earth’s climate could warm by four degrees before the end of the century, study warns Earth’s climate could warm by as much as 4 degrees Celsius before the end of the 21st century, far surpassing temperatures hoped to be avoided under the Paris Agreement, according to a new study. Earth’s climate could warm by […]

Uber shutters self-driving car program in Arizona following fatal crash

Uber shutters self-driving car program in Arizona following fatal crash Uber is halting its self-driving car operations in Arizona two months after one of its vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian. It will continue testing in Pennsylvania and California. Uber shutters self-driving car program in Arizona following fatal crash

Guns in Chicago are just '2.5 handshakes' away, shocking study finds 

Guns in Chicago are just ‘2.5 handshakes’ away, shocking study finds  A Northwestern University study of 188,000 offenders found on average, any person in network was 2.5 ‘handshakes’ away from a gun in the city. Chicago has some of the strictest gun laws in the country. Guns in Chicago are just ‘2.5 handshakes’ away, […]

Warning over WhatsApp bug that allows blocked contacts to send you messages and view your profile

Warning over WhatsApp bug that allows blocked contacts to send you messages and view your profile A critical new WhatsApp bug has been discovered that lets people receive messages from users they’ve already blocked. They can also view their profile photo, status and other information. Warning over WhatsApp bug that allows blocked contacts to […]

iPhone users could be owed £750 in compensation from Google over 'illegal' data tracking

iPhone users could be owed £750 in compensation from Google over ‘illegal’ data tracking iPhone users could be set for a £750 windfall thanks to an ongoing lawsuit against Google. The mass legal action is over claims Google tracked personal data from millions of iPhone users in the UK. iPhone users could be owed […]

Small doses of anxiety in the workplace can make us better at our jobs

Small doses of anxiety in the workplace can make us better at our jobs The findings were made by researchers are the University of Toronto Scarborough, who looked at both the triggers of workplace anxiety and also its relationship to employee performance. Small doses of anxiety in the workplace can make us better at our […]

Men really are better at navigating than women claims scientists

Men really are better at navigating than women claims scientists According to new research from the University of California, men are ‘significantly’ more efficient when it comes to navigation and are likely to reach their destination faster than women (stock) Men really are better at navigating than women claims scientists

Soaps, air fresheners, perfumes and paint could get warning labels over air pollution

Soaps, air fresheners, perfumes and paint could get warning labels over air pollution Other measures in Environment Secretary Michael Gove’s clean air strategy include action against wood-burning stoves, ammonia from farms and diesel-powered machinery. Soaps, air fresheners, perfumes and paint could get warning labels over air pollution