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Can YOU spot what's inside the red ring? Optical illusion image of a bed goes viral - but

People who have spotted the image - which has been shared on Reddit - are struggling to work out what the circle signifies. The viral image has been viewed more than 63,500 time on Imgur. People have been left baffled as they have been searching for something significant inside the red ring - not realising that the red ring is actually a hula hoop propped against the bed.

Researchers led by Jan Vijg of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York studied age of death statistics from a range of sources and estimated that 125 is the top age possible.

Researchers from McGill University investigated the ways in which a child’s moral understanding develops, finding their perception of truth and lies changes over time.

Panasonic understands the pains of finding the right concealer. Now, the firm has improved its smart mirror that points out facial flaws by adding the ability to print makeup that matches your skin tone.

Artificial intelligence and smart weapons would be at the fore - with a 'modern nation-states acting aggressively' the likely enemy, Army bosses have revealed.

Forget dot tests and hidden animals, the latest quiz sweeping the internet is much more straightforward spelling test. The puzzle tests players on 14 commonly misspelled words.

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2016, file photo, a visitor tries out a Sony's PlayStation VR headgear device at the Tokyo Game Show in Makuhari, near Tokyo. Unlike the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, PlayStation VR works in unison with a PlayStation 4 console instead of a high-end PC. It's also cheaper, more comfortable and will be the most convenient option for VR seekers when it's released Oct. 13. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

Sony isn't the first to make virtual reality a reality, but in waiting, the company has delivered a worthy experience that's cheaper, more comfortable and more convenient than high-end systems.

Researchers from Harvard University m Columbia University's Zuckerman Institute, and the University of California, set out to test whether teens' sensitivity to reward could also make them better at learning.

Could it be? 'Bigfoot' photobombs live cam filming nest of baby bald eagles in Michigan forest 

The mythological ape-like creature was allegedly spotted in Beulah, clearly walking on two legs as it is filmed walking through the trees and then appearing to jump over a branch and down a slope a few feet below.Many believe the figure's agility proves it cannot just be a human playing a prank in an ape suit.

Amazon said the "Prime Reading" program would include "over a thousand popular books" ©Stephen Brashear (Getty/AFP/File)

US online giant Amazon on Wednesday launched a new "Prime Reading" program for US members of its subscription program, allowing unlimited reading of a rotati...

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The new feature only launched on Monday, but the social network admitted that a 'technical issue' meant items had appeared for sale that violated the site's user policies.

Researchers at the University of Florence carried out a review of existing studies looking at how sex affects athletic performance and found evidence to contradict the prevailing theory.

Researchers at the University of Arizona published a report describing two separate cases where the augmented reality game Pokémon Go has caused severe injury.

The Nobel Assembly at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute awarded the prize to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir James Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa for their groundbreaking work on molecular machines.

An Oxford University analysis has found that performing good deeds, such as holding the door open for someone or donating to charity, gives the doer a warm glow.

Archaeologists have unearthed a 5ft long marble slab inscribed with 58 lines of ancient Greek text that describe a rental agreement for property in the gymnasium at the city of Teos in Turkey.

Dennis Muilenburg, the CEO of aerospace firm Boeing made the prediction at a conference in Chicago this week and hopes that its technology will beat SpaceX to the red planet.

Uh-oh Uber! Witnesses report accidents involving the self-driving taxis being tested in Pittsburgh

Uber is currently testing a fleet of self-driving Ford Fusions in Pittsburgh for the first time. But witnesses have revealed that the self-driving Uber cars have been involved in accidents and disobeyed traffic signs in the two weeks since the pilot launched.


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Move over James Bond: Pilot takes to the skies in Britain's first jetpack flight - and

Pilot David Mayman flew his personal JB-10 JetPack (pictured) across the River Thames in London in a four minute flight as he and his colleagues announced plans to develop a commercial version. They have set up a company that hopes to develop an electric version of the jetpack, which they say will be available by 2019. The JB-10 features two turbo jet engines that run on aviation fuel. It can reach 60mph and can lift 350lbs.

Psychologists at the University of Sussex carried out research that found the voice pitch of males was often determined by the age of seven, rather than when puberty hit.

Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) said the experiments with bees show for the first time that some insects can pass skills on through several generations.

Archaeologists have drilled boreholes into the 42 feet high mound at Skipsea Castle, Yorkshire, and discovered it is far older than the Norman conquest when it was thought to have been built.

Researchers at Northern Arizona University monitored the activity levels of more than 40 squirrels over the course of two years, using specially designed tracking collars.

Children with Tourette's syndrome were much faster at repeating a list of made-up words - known as phonology - researchers from Newcastle University found.

Scientists from Jinan University in China say they have created a new fibre suitable for sewing into tailorable textiles that can capture and release solar power.

Women in their 40s were found to be more concerned about their bodies than those in their 50s, 60s and 70s. Researchers from the US questioned more than 500 women aged 40 to 75.

The work could shed light on whether southern fish will be able to understand their northern counterparts if they are forced to seek out the colder waters they prefer because of climate change.

Something fishy? Man finds gruesome remains that look like a 'dead mermaid' on deserted beach 

A man has posted footage of what he says looks like a 'dead mermaid' washed up on a beach near Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. The images have since gone viral, with many people actually believing it is a mermaid, while others say it's a decomposing seal or a great Halloween prop with garbage bags used to create the 'tail'.

Scientists at the State University of New York at Oneonta believe their findings may explain why yawning has evolved in mammals - it helps to keep the brain cool so it can operate properly.

Researchers in Germany suggest tidal forces from these three planets directly influence oscillations in a phenomenon known as the ‘alpha effect,’ dictating the 22-year cycle of the solar dynamo.

According to a new study, ‘The Great Dying’ might not have been as bad as once thought. Calculations estimate the actual extinction rate of marine life at around 81 percent, rather than up to 96.

A team of scientists from the Universities of Bath and Lincoln compared the genomes of 28 mammals with differing sizes of neocortex to make the discovery.

The Avatar XPrize aims to develop ‘limitless travel’ avatars that can be rented and controlled remotely by a human operator, who will be able to hear, see, and feel what the robot is experiencing.

The Nobel Assembly at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute awarded the prize to three physicists; David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz.

Panasonic reveals the 'invisible' TV: Prototype OLED screen turns into transparent glass when not in use

Panasonic has been working to make its transparent television completely invisible. The firm recently revealed a new version that uses an OLED screen instead of a LED, and now when the set is in transparent mode, it is completely undetectable. This suggests the firm is one step closer to rid the world of monstrosities that hang in our living rooms.

Alphabet's Project Wing and Chipotle are feeding hungry college students at Virginia Tech. The duo has begun its pilot program that delivers stuffed burritos to the Virginia college campus.

The new  Salton Trough Fault, which runs parallel to the San Andreas Fault, could impact the earthquake-prone region that includes the greater LA area, seismologists say.

The Air Force was called upon two weeks after the blast to inspect the roof of a building belonging to SpaceX's competitor United Launch Alliance (ULA), at its facilities in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

Conservationists and bird staff at Chester Zoo are making every effort to try and save the birds (pictured), which have been targeted by the illegal bird trade in its native Indonesian forests.

Study leader Professor Eric Finkelstein, from Singapore, said: ‘Over the course of the year-long study, volunteers who wore the activity trackers recorded no change in their step count.'

The noise we hear when our joints crack is likely to be due to movement of the tendon over bone, Dr Andrew Lavender, a physiotherapist at Curtin University, Perth, says.

Darin Hlvaty was at a class at Roman College in Glassboro, New Jersey, when his iPhone 6 Plus caught fire. He threw the device on the ground as it burst into flames.

The European Parliament in Brussels has voted to ratify the world's first comprehensive climate treaty, in a move that will see the deal come into force.

Stunning images reveal the beautiful 'alien' creatures living in our oceans

David Shale from Tusbury, in Devon (pictured bottom left), was able to capture images of the creatures whilst spending time on British research vessels all over the world, including European and US waters. The animals were placed in containers on the remotely operated vehicles before being brought back to the surface where Mr Shale could photograph them in his 'cold room'. Pictured clockwise from top left are: deep-sea cirrate octopod, pelagic hydrozoan medusa, Hydromedusa/Trachymedusa, Periphylla jellyfish, and hydromedusan jellyfish.

Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, sources say.

Charles Foster, a Research Associate at Oxford University, says he wanted to better understand how various animals see the world, including badgers, otters and swifts.

Dr David Buss from the University of Texas and author Dr Duana Welch give their expert opinions on why exactly people cheat and why men and women feel differently about infidelity.

A variant in the melanocortin-4 receptor - found in the area of the brain that controls appetite - makes sugary foods more unappealing, experts from Cambridge University found.

The new vocabulary dodges technology on US social media sites that picks up on racist terms by replacing them with seemingly innocent alternatives, such as 'Skittles' and 'Bings'.

WhatsApp, which is owned by California-based Facebook, said other updates include a front-facing camera, and video zoom - two features which Snapchat also recently introduced.

An intriguing new study, published last week by researchers at the University of Geneva, found that long-term exposure to aluminium chloride can trigger the development of 'very aggressive' tumours.

Britain's new £31billion Trident submarines will be built with steel coming from FRANCE 

Sir Michael Fallon told the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham the Government was committed to renewing Trident with work to start on new Successor submarines tomorrow. The Defence Secretary will personally cut steel on the first of the new vehicles in Barrow tomorrow. The new fleet will replace the four Vanguard-class submarines currently in operation that were introduced in 1993 with an intended service life of 25 years.

The Curiosity rover's two-year mission extension began on October 1, but before it moves on, the rover has revealed one more glimpse at 'one of the most scenic landscapes' on Mars yet.

Researchers from the University of Utah found that men are more promiscuous, engage in conflict and commit more crimes in environments where they are outnumbered by women.

Scientists at the German Research Centre for Geosciences in Postdam claim to have traced what is causing signals from three satellites launched by the European Space Agency to suffer blackouts.

Two students from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh created an AI bot that can 'kill' the onscreen avatars of human players and beat any real-life gaming opponents.

UK-based Which? tested the iPhone 7, Samsung Galaxy S7, HTC 10 and the LG G5 to see which has the best battery-life and found the iPhone 7 failed in performance and battery-life.

The nest was found at the top of a 55ft conifer tree in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, close to where the insects were first seen. They have since been spotted in six different locations.

A professor at Cranfield University explains our urban environment will need to adapt when drones become normal and form the basis of a new way of living and working.

Scientists from Jeonju University, Seoul, said those most likely to benefit from the invention are people with whose blood does not clot properly such as people with haemophilia and diabetes.

Hasbro unveils robot puppy to keep seniors company: Toy responds to touch and voice cues -

Dogs have been found to ease loneliness among the elderly, but the responsibility of caring for a pet can be too demanding for some. Now, Hasbro's Joy For All brand has released the Companion Pet Pup that offers companionship without the necessary care. This robotic golden retriever has realistic fur, BarkBack technology, built-in sensors that recognize human touch and is available for $119.

Dr. Thomas Gilovich from Cornell University says experiences give people satisfaction and help us to bond, so communities and governments should increase funding for shared outdoor spaces.

A nylon garment developed by scientists, from Sheffield Hallam University, uses inflatable sections to gently position the affected breast in the line of radiation beams.

Stargazers across England reported the fireball streak across the sky. It was travelling too slowly to be a meteor and experts say it could be a small CubeSat satellite falling back to Earth.

Researchers at the University of Washington developed a system that sends passwords through the body using benign transmissions by reversing the same system used by fingerprint sensors.

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the Australian National University say they have 'cracked' the problem of where Pacific Islanders and the Polynesians originated.

Anja Geitmann, from McGill University in Montreal, told MailOnline that the main issue would be 'for the partners to try to remain in physical proximity, since one can't rely on gravity' (stock image)

Facebook just made it easier for you to make money on your old stuff. The firm is rolling out its new 'Marketplace' that lets users easily list or search for items on sale in their neighborhood.

In a new study, researchers in Australia investigated the ways in which pairs of budgerigars avoid collisions when flying head-on, revealing the birds always veer right to prevent a crash.

Fiendish dot test that conceals objects inside coloured circles leaves the web stumped

The trend for baffling brainteasers shows no sign of abating and a new puzzle now puts your eyesight to the test. So can you see what's hidden inside each coloured circle? People have had different results after taking the test with some finding certain pictures impossible to see, while for others they're a cinch. So can you see what's inside each coloured circle?

California-based Google has said that the snippet feature is an automatic and algorithmic match to the search query, and that the response came from a third-party site that it does not control.

The researchers, from DePaul University in Chicago, say the species name 'paradoxodon,' or paradoxical teeth, comes from the fact that the shark appears to emerge suddenly in the geologic record.

The figures come from Network Rail, which reported 2,000 accidents in UK involving young people on level crossings over the past five years. The firm is investing £100million to improve safety.

New drone footage attempts to mimic a bat's point of view, taking viewers inside the eerie Devetashka cave in Bulgaria that was inhabited as far back as 70,000 years ago.

A team of UK and US researchers, led by the University of Illinois, examined more than 130 studies into brain training. They found numerous flaws in the studies.

Security expert and author of the blog Krebs On Security, Brian Krebs, highlighted the publication of the 'Mirai' malware code, which was posted on a hacker's forum last week.

Dr Todd Gray MBE of the University of Exeter has studied historic insults, including 'tarse', 'nippy' and 'copper-nosed' - from the practice of treating syphilis with copper.

Rumours on Japanese tech site Mac Otakara suggest that Apple could be gearing up to launch a trio of new iPad Pros next year and could even be ditching the iPad Mini product line.

Jewellery from ancient warrior's tomb could give insights into origins of Greek

Dr Sharon Stocker and her husband Professor Jack Davis stumbled upon the remarkably undisturbed grave while digging near Pylos, an ancient city on the southwest coast of Greece. Among the findings were rings (picture top left), necklaces (pictured top middle), combs (pictured bottom left), and several beads (pictured centre). The grave and its bounty sheds light on the dawn of the Mycenaean civilisation, a transformative period in the Bronze Age.

Larger breeds of dogs are more likely to get taken for regular walks - because their owners need more physical exercise, researchers from Liverpool University discovered.

Researchers from the Royal Observatory of Belgium modelled the icy moon using new data from the Cassini space probe and concluded that the rocky satellite may have a subsurface ocean.

Researchers at Sheffield University found that the Rac1 protein, which is essential for normal milk production, was also a vital element of the post-breastfeeding process in mice (stock image used).

The app is now available on Android devices in Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Venezuela, because there are a lot of Messenger users in these countries on older devices.

Researchers led by the University of Krakow in Poland tested groups of college students. The scientist studied how the popularity of individuals in the groups changed with time.

A UK study carried out by finance firm Varooma found the idea of a flying car was most popular with 18-24-year-olds,and people aged 55-64 were not quite so enthusiastic.

Geologists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York and Rutgers University have found debris that suggests a large meteorite or comet hit the Earth at the end of the Paleocene.

The Nobel Assembly at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute has announced the Japanese cell biologist (pictured) as the winner of the 2016 prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Stanford researchers develop inflatable bike helmet that i 6 times better than foam ones

A team at Stanford University has tested inflatable helmets (pictured right) to measure the level of protection they provide compared to standard foam helmets worn by cyclists. The researchers have found the airbags can be up to six times better at cushioning impacts. Inflatable cycle helmets are worn folded inside a collar around the neck (pictured bottom left) and algorithms then detect a crash, deploying the airbag around the wearer's head (pictured top left).

Scientists from five of Britain's top universities have collaborated with the NHS to launch the pioneering treatment described as 'one of the first serious attempts at a full cure for HIV'.

A bundle dropped on top of a roof inside HMP Hewell in Worcestershire also contained cannabis, phones and razor blades. Police were alerted after it was spotted by prison officers.

Google is set to launch the new phones at an event in San Francisco on 4 October, but images and specs for the Pixel were published online by UK phone retailer Carphone Warehouse (pictured).

The test, devised for FEMAIL by Chester Santos, author of Instant Memory Training for Success, tests how sharp you really are. But can you up your score by heeding his advice?

One of the largest sprite bursts to ever be caught on camera was witnessed over Puerto Rico, as Hurricane Matthew, the strongest hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean since 2007, builds over the area.

Critics claim the move is indicative of the dumbing down of university degrees - a charge Salford lecturer David Kreps denies. He said: 'We want new students to feel that our subject is accessible.'

Researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London, asked volunteers to rate pictures of different faces for attractiveness and found those placed next to 'plainer friends' were deemed prettier.

Quantum computers based on light could connect easily with communication technology such as optic fibres and had potential applications in fields such as medicine, defence and financial services.

Robots take over Asia's Cutting-Edge IT and Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition (CEATEC)

The annual CEATEC show at the Makuhari Messe near convention centre near Tokyo is a showcase for Asia's biggest technology and auto firms including Hitachi and Toyota. The inventor of the 'Caiba' droid (pictured, bottom left) hopes his robot, which is controlled by a human wearing a virtual reality handset and mechanical arms, will act as an alternative to the artificial intelligence (AI) currently being developed by major technology firms. Clockwise from top left: a voice-controlled robot from Sharp,Japanese firm Murata's cheerleader robots and Developer Katsumori Sakakibara's remote-controlled Caiba robot.

Akshat Rathi warns that if officials do not control the illegal trade of bushmeat, the world could fall victim to the next big food pandemic. Rathi also calls for a strategy in case an outbreak does occurs.

Scientists at the European Space Agency (ESA), celebrated the end of the 12 year mission today at the mission control centre in Darmstadt, western Germany

Users can watch 360 Virtual Reality content on a smartphone, using either a headset, including Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard, or in 2D without a headset.

Waze Rider finds you the most convenient, affordable ride to work by connecting you to fellow commuters already driving with Waze, the world's largest community-based traffic and navigation app.

The app will use Waze's navigation system to learn the routes drivers most frequently take to work and match them up with people looking for a ride in the same direction.

Facebook is not done being a Snapchat copycat. In Poland, the social network is testing a format in Messenger that let users share photos and videos with illustrated filters that vanish in 24hrs.

In this photo taken Sept. 27, 2016 in the flooded Hranicka Propast, or Hranice Abyss, in the Czech Republic Polish explorer Krzysztof Starnawski, left, and Bartlomiej Grynda, right, are reading images from a remotely-operated underwater robot, or ROV, that went to the record depth of 404 meters ,1,325 feet, revealing the limestone abyss to be the world's deepest flooded cave, during the 'Hranicka Propast - step beyond 400m' expedition led by Starnawski and partly funded by the National Geographic. (AP Photo/ Marcin Jamkowski)

A team of explorers say they have revealed an underwater cave to be the world's deepest, at 404 meters (1,325 feet) down, near the eastern Czech town of Hranice.

The thistle (pictured) had been deliberately placed into the hollow end of an axe handle and buried with various objects, including weaponry and jewellery,at a site in Lancashire.

On board the USS Eisenhower as its Top Guns blast ISIS with bombing missions had exclusive access to the US aircraft carrier whose pilots are flying missions over Iraq and Syria to bring death to the fundamentalist Islamic terror group. Its squadrons of F-18 Hornets and F/A-18 Super Hornets (top, center) blast off from the flight deck at 200mph around the clock, powered by their afterburners to take to the sky. They then head for the air above Syria and Iraq where, their commander told, their mission is succeeding. Of ISIS, he said: 'They will be destroyed.' On board more than 7,000 crew and aircrew work to keep the nuclear-powered supercarrier moving and its planes in the air, some working in a furnace of heat on the flight deck where temperatures reach 145F and the roar of jets makes hearing impossible. The mission began in July and has already seen more than 1,000 combat flights. 'Top Gun' JT Anderson, the most senior pilot, said: 'The people we are fighting are truly barbaric. We know how important the task is.'

Nasa's planetary scientists at the Goaddard Space Center in Maryland say the mix of isotopes detected by Curiosity (pictured) can be used as tracers which can reveal more about the planet's past.

Reykjavik city council switched off lights in selected areas last night after a larger than usual display of the aurora (pictured) was forecast due to a period of increased solar activity.

At the International Astronautical Congress in Mexico, the UN announced it has signed a deal with private firm Sierra Nevada to use one of its space planes for a 14 day mission in 2021.

Blue Origin and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos revealed the dangerous launch will take place on the 4th October at 10:50AM ET (15:40 BST) at the launch site in West Texas.

Okayama University of Science Professor Shinobu Ishigaki poses next to a dinosaur footprint in the Gobi Desert ©HO (Okayama University of Science an/AFP)

One of the biggest dinosaur footprints ever recorded has been unearthed in the Gobi Desert, researchers said Friday, offering a fresh clue about the giant cr...

In laboratory tests, mice were given a two-week stay in a large cage packed with toys - and the exciting environment appeared to boost their white blood cells, which fight off infections.

California is giving self-driving cars more freedom. Officials signed a law that lets cars test on public roads without steering wheels, brake pedals or accelerators and without human drivers.

Just because someone's heading to the grave, doesn't mean they can't ride in style. RemetzCar transformed a luxury Tesla Model S into an all-electric hearse by sawing the car in half and stretching it.

Facebook brainteaser puts your puzzle-solving skills to the test

This maths brainteaser will drive you crazy figuring out the right answer. The puzzle is made up of an equation formed of coloured sticks. To solve it, you move just one stick to make the answer correct. The catch is that there are four ways to solve the puzzle - can you figure them all out?

Women have fewer nights of passion as they get older - but they often enjoy them more, partly due to them being more adventurous, researchers from the University of Pittsburgh in the US found.

In 2014 there were a total of 73,189 deaths with a recorded mention of dementia, a nine per cent increase on 2011, a report from Public Health England found.

Researchers from Oxford University spent time at two sites in the mid-Atlantic and south-west Indian Ocean, where they discovered plastic microfibres inside a range of deep sea creatures.

In this Sept. 2016 photo provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a glass squid that was found off the coast of Hawaii's Big Island is shown. Federal researchers just returned from an expedition to study the biodiversity and mechanisms of an unusually rich deep-sea ecosystem off the coast of Hawaii. (NOAA via AP)

Scientists said that the abundance of sea life sampled in a particular stretch of water off the Big Island in Hawaii points to a thriving deep-sea habitat, but they aren't exactly sure why.

A study by researchers at Royal Holloway University of London has shown the old belief of having an ugly friend to boost your appeal on a night is based on fact - but only if you are the only good looking one.

Produced by NHS Choices and the British Heart Foundation, the updated tool offers advice and intervention to help lower the heart's age and keep you alive for longer.

NASA live stream shows mysterious glowing orb near International Space Station

The blue tadpole-shaped illumination, which was caught on the NASA livestream filmed from the International Space Station in the Earth's inner orbit, was seen flying close to the camera before it cut off. Stills from the footage, (left, right, inset) taken on September 30, show the peculiar light gleaming in the darkness of the atmosphere. The prolific UFO hunter who uploaded the video onto YouTube insisted the light was not caused by the reflection of the sun on the camera lens.

FILE - This Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, file photo shows the dashboard of the Tesla Model X car, at the company's headquarters in Fremont, Calif. Newer cars that connect to the internet are capable of collecting vast amounts of data about their drivers. Tesla Motors has used data to reveal, sometimes within hours of a crash, how fast the driver was going and whether or not the company¿s semi-autonomous Autopilot system was engaged. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Newer cars that connect to the internet can collect vast amounts of data about drivers, such as where you went to dinner, if you broke the speed limit or if your seat belt was buckled.

Usually the information is hidden within menus - but with the new plugin from ProPublica, users can see and even rate how accurate it is.

An expert from Knox College discusses the creepy world of clowns and why people fear them. Frank McAndrew believes we are scared of them as a response to the ambiguity of threat.

EXCLUSIVE: Almost a third of cervical cancer patients feel there is a lack of help available. Kate Bolton, 44, from London, reveals how she was left in the dark about the side effects of treatment.

Cambridge-based designer David Wicket claims he used a mathematical model to work out the movement of the chair so it creates the impression of weightlessness.

Drepanosaurus had a bird-like head on a chameleon-like body. Scientists from Yale University in Connecticut say the creature defies the convention on how reptiles evolved.

The driver, who was injured in the crash, has claimed he activated the Telsa's autopilot system before the car hit the Danish bus in the northern town of Gudow as it changed lanes.

Optical illusion will determine just how rude you are

What do you see when you look at this picture? If the answer is a couple engaged in a sexual embrace, you might want to take a closer look. An optical illusion is encouraging people to say what they see in the jar, and what pops into your head first says a lot about who you are.

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London trained bumblebees to expect blue flowers but not green flowers to contain a sugary treat. They say the bees appear to grow more optimistic afterwards.

The Swedish Association for Sexuality Education (RFSU) said condoms might come in 'handy' if aliens decide to 'visit earth and find some hot earthlings'.

An employee at the site in Herzliya, Israel, said that the iPhone 8 would be 'different' from previous handsets, which have been critiqued as being too similar.

The Palo Alto-based printer giant has apologised to its customers after a software update made some of its printers stop working with ink cartridges from competitors.

A Japanese inventor has developed a prototype turbine (pictured) which he claims could lead Japan to becoming a super power in generating renewable energy from the region's powerful typhoons.

Researchers from Linköping University in Sweden found five key genes that have enabled dogs to develop close social ties to humans. Four are linked to social disorders in humans.

Avatar Mind has developed iPal, a 3ft robot that interacts and plays with children while their parents are away. It uses natural language, can dance, tell stories and play games.

A team led by researchers at the University of Copenhagen looked at more than 90,000 DNA sequences from 4,500 species of amphibians (red eyed tree frog pictured) and mammals.

Facebook gives rare glimpse inside its gigantic Luleå server farm in Sweden

The main building is the size of six football fields, and is so big that engineers move around on scooters (main image).Giant fans (top left) pull in cold air to cool the vast racks of servers (top right). To protect the sensitive data, once they are obsolete, hard drives are destroyed (bottom left). The center opened in 2013, and was Facebook's first outside the US. It is located deep in the forests of northern Sweden.

The massive plumes, photographed by NASA's Hubble's Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph, were seen in silhouette as the moon passed in front of Jupiter.

The featherless lovebird suffers from Psittacine Beak and Feather Disease (PBFD) giving her an oven-ready look and was rescued by vets in Boston before she was adopted by Isabella Eisenmann.

The Microsoft founder's already massive wealth increased by $5billion over the past year, giving him a net worth of $81billion and putting him well ahead of runner-up Jeff Bezos.

Difficult upbringings leave a lasting imprint on health, according to the new research, led by scientists at the University of British Columbia (stock image used).

Mastercard is rolling out its biometric identity check technology to 12 countries across Europe including the UK and Germany following successful trials in the US and Canada earlier this year.

The internet's criminal shadow the Darknet had potential to be exploited by militants taking advantage of computer experts offering 'crime as a service', EU police agency Europol said.

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found lab mice would be willing to put themselves in danger or cut themselves off socially if it meant they could eat.

SpaceX performed the first test fire of its new Raptor 'interplanetary transport engines', which will be used to propel astronauts to Mars and beyond into the Solar System, at a test facility in Texas.

The Nuffield Council on Bioethics, based in London, has warned of the risks posed by 'biohackers' as it is now possible to buy cheap gene editing kits online for around £100 to alter the DNA of bacteria.

Researchers at Williams College in Massachusetts say the minerals of the ancient 'shells' are made up of calcium phosphate rather than calcium carbonate, like that of snail shells (pictured).

The Category Four storm drenched Haiti's south-east coast on Monday, with 430,000 people evacuated due to life-threatening winds and rain. It could reach Florida on Wednesday.

A freighter called the Lutzen ran aground off Cape Cod in 1939 after getting lost in fog. The British ship was sailing to New York City with 230 tons of frozen blueberries.

Texas-based Wazoo Survival gear has launched a unisex travel belt, featuring more than 24 cleverly-secreted tools. The Cache Belt was unveiled on September 20 via Kickstarter .

Professor Bas Rokers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison led a study that found motion blindness is caused by a failure of the brain, and has nothing to do with our eyes.

A shoal of blue-green damselfish, seen near a coral reef at Lizard Island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef ©Mark McCormick (James Cook University/AFP)

Damselfish living alone lose weight and suffer more signs of stress when living alone than with their shoal-mates. Researchers say it suggests coral fish are more sociable than believed.

The latest discovery of skeletal remains at the Antikythera shipwreck could allow researchers to conduct an unprecedented DNA analysis of human bones that have survived thousands of years at sea.

Cupertino-based Apple filed the patent with the US Patent & Trademark Office in March 2016, but it was only made public a few days ago. The company is trying to make its bags eco-friendly.

A study commissioned by Leeds-based Privilege Insurance reveals bizarre ingredients used by the food and drink industry, including one derived from human hair for prolonging the shelf-life of bread.

A stunning image captured roughly 3.4 million miles away from Atlas, the larger of the pair, reveals this object is in the process of being overtaken by Pan, a 17-mile-wide moon with a faster orbit.

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2015, file photo, French President Francois Hollande, right, French Foreign Minister and president of the COP21 Laurent Fabius, second right, United Nations climate chief Christiana Figueres, left, and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hold their hands up in celebration after the final conference at the COP21, the United Nations conference on climate change, in Le Bourget, north of Paris. A team of top scientists are telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves for a Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn¿t done the world will likely hit the agreed-upon dangerous warming level in about 35 years.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

A team of top scientists is telling world leaders to stop congratulating themselves on the Paris agreement to fight climate change because if more isn't done, Earth will hit dangerous warming levels in 35 years.

This test is made up of questions asked to 8-11 year olds. Research shows parents know less about IT than their children. 35 per cent of parents don't know what a spreadsheet field is.

When large data sets include social bias, machines learn that too, explains James Zou, Assistant Professor for Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University.

The study, by researchers at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, measured the brain activity of 24 students using an EEG. The findings back up a theory put forward in 1790 by a German philosopher.

The 1.3 feet long robot was developed by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania who are now selling it for £7,700 ($10,000) a go. It is able to climb fences, jump and even open doors.

The mammoth was recovered from the southern part of the North Sea, an area frozen over during the last Ice Age and known to experts as the largest graveyard of woolly mammoths on the planet.

The researchers, led by the University of Hertfordshire, used the Atacama Large Millimeter/Submillimeter Array telescope along with ESO's Very Large Telescope to look at the mysterious objects.

The BBC has been testing a prototype holographic display at its headquarters in London to see how its content might appear in the format. Among the holograms it created were CGI dinosaurs walking.

Nasa has set up a global portal where the public can find Nasa-funded research articles. Topics include how to survive a day on Mars, how planets form and if there is life on Titan.

It has baffled visitors and scientists for decades - a strange hum emanating from one of Utah's iconic rock arches. Researchers say Utah's Rainbow Bridge hums with a mix of natural and man-made vibrations.

Rosetta's mission is expected to end tomorrow, when the control room at the European Space Agency's operations centre in Germany officially confirm the mission's end.

Google Trips, provides users with daily itineraries for the top 200 cities in the world to help 'reduce the hassle' of planning a vacation. The app is now available for iOS and Android.

The two Irish wolfhound puppies, who were part of a litter of seven, are genetically identical and were attached to the same placenta when they were born in South Africa.

California-based Instagram began running A/B tests on some users in July, but have now announced on Twitter that the feature is available to all users of the app.

The 468ft-long vessel, owned by Russian billionaire Andrey Igorevich Melnichenko, was pulled out of the German Naval Yard in Kiel, north of Hamburg, by a tugboat.

Everyone loves a crazy concept vehicle or a bank-busting hypercar, but the reality is these aren't the cars 99% of us will be looking to buy in the next six months. These 10 models, however, are.

The ancient shoe was discovered two weeks ago in a ditch at Roman fort Vindolanda close to Hexham, Northumberland. It will now go on permanent display in the site's museum.

Klaus Fritzsche, 80, is using Third Reich documents to pinpoint hidden treasured at the old Reimahg aircraft plant in Walpersberg, Germany, which churned out war machines for Hitler.

California is on high alert after a series of over 35 'mini quakes' this week raised fears of a 'megaquake' on the San Andreas fault could be coming.

California-based Tinder has introduced the new Stacks application globally, allowing people to send pictures to their friends which they can swipe left or right to give their opinion on.

MIT has built a robot that works in sewers, where it sifts through human waste to find data. Called Luigi, this 'poopbot' sucks up waste and traps bacteria so researchers can study urban health patterns.

This July 16, 2016, photo taken from underwater  video  shows the "Washington", which sank during a storm in 1803. The team of underwater explorers says it has found the second-oldest confirmed shipwreck in the Great Lakes, an American-built, Canadian owned-sloop that sank in Lake Ontario 213 years ago. The three-member western New York-based team says it discovered the wreck of the Washington earlier this summer in deep water off Oswego. (Roger L. Pawlowski via AP)

The American-built, Canadian-owned sloop Washington sank in in deep water off Oswego on Lake Ontario more than 200 years ago during an 1803 storm.

An atmospheric scientist from the University of Reading has created a new visualization to show how a trip from New York to London changes with each day,

SpaceX says a breach in the helium cooling system of the upper oxygen tank of its Falcon 9 rocket may have been behind the explosion that destroyed it on the launch pad in Florida earlier this month.

Researchers travelled to Greenland, where they found fossil specimens of Pambdelurion, an extinct relative of modern arthropods, which lived in the oceans 520 million years ago.

The six-passenger, two-pilot winged space plane, designed to take passengers on five-minute voyages into suborbital space, reaching altitudes of about 62 miles (100 km), was tested in the Mojave desert yesterday.

Images captured by Nasa's Messenger spacecraft have revealed 'fault scarps' much smaller than those seen in earlier observations, suggesting these structures are geologically young.

Forensic dentist Dr Paulo Miamoto and 3D graphics expert Cicero Moraes reconstructed the face of the ancient ruler whose remains were first discovered in 1987 near Sipán in Peru.

The bird's-eye view captured by the Mars Express spacecraft reveals a region of more than 205,000 square miles surrounding Mawrth Vallis, where ancient water once carved the surface.

Alien hunters claim to have spotted a gold Martian ring on Mars. These UFOlogists are calling for a team archaeologists to visit the red plant and investigate the bizarre discovery.

A study of DNA from over 200 ancient cats revealed two distinct waves of population growth in Eurasia and Africa. Study suggests they expanded with farming and seafaring communities.

Reports claim Apple is in discussions with British supercar maker McLaren about an investment or acquisition. Some view this as way for Apple to revive its secretive self-driving electric car effort.

The California Energy Commission is investing $2m to study whether piezoelectric crystals can be used to produce electricity from passing cars.

The 'Real-Time ID Check' feature has been piloted in some US cities over the last few months, in which time some mismatches occurred, mostly due to unclear profile photos, says Uber.

Greenland's highly unstable ice sheet is melting more than seven percent faster than previously thought, a study in Science Advances revealed ©Jeremy Harbeck (NASA Goddard/AFP/File)

Accommodating up to 200 soldiers, 'Camp Century' was officially built to provide a laboratory for Arctic research projects, but it was also home to a secret US effort to deploy nuclear missiles.

A man in America set up a camera in his kitchen to film a 'ghost'. The video shows a cupboard door opening, a glass falling to the floor and a knife moving. But viewers say the man is using fishing line.

Brown University geologists studied the 2.5-mile (4 km) deep, 621 mile (1,000 km) wide basin of Sputnik Planum, found within the famous heart-shaped region on Pluto's surface.

The Aladin instrument, which was designed by Airbus in France, incorporates two powerful lasers, a large telescope and sensitive receivers. It will be used to make maps of Earth's winds.

The video was created by a mathematician from Frankfurt, who used a compilation of pictures taken between July 5 and August 27 this year, by a camera on the probe called JunoCam.

The Navy's newest destroyer will remain in Virginia at Naval Station Norfolk longer than expected after crew members detected a leak on the vessel.

Shenzhen-based Tencent's Keen Security Lab said researchers were able to remotely control some systems on the Tesla S in both driving and parking modes by exploiting security bugs, that are now fixed.

The fascinating wildlife in the waters surrounding the uninhabited Scottish island in the extreme west of the Outer Hebrides was spotted during an expedition which took place last year.

At the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, researchers are searching for evidence of extra dimensions. If found, they could solve various mysteries about the universe.

YouTuber, TechRax's latest video involves him throwing the sought-after iPhone 7 Plus off the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, which measures a staggering 830 metres tall. The phone did not survive.

An expert from the University of the Witwatersrand is investigating a Jesuit Priest who could be behind the Piltdown Man hoax, which is a fossil discovery from 1912.

Palaeontologist Dr Mike Simms believes he has found the 25 mile-wide impact crater under the small town of Lairg in northern Scotland and says the meteorite would have been two miles wide.

The fossils of five mammoth specimens were found in 1986 in a gravel pit in Condover, Shropshire. The remains confounded scientists because there were so many in one location.

Researchers from the University of Florida say the American alligator is 6 million years older than previously thought, and is almost identical to its ancestors that lived least 8 million years ago.

Interactive designer Alexia Léchot has developed a robot that uses iPads to compete with humans in small mimicking games. But according to the creator, Deltu is 'very demanding.'

The Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan Solutions has collaborated with researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to create the autonomous Roboats for the Dutch city's canals.

Geneticists at Harvard Medical School sequenced 300 genomes from 142 ethnic populations around the world (illustrated) and analysed them to build up a picture of how humans migrated out of Africa.

In this photo provided by Michael Bevis, The Ohio State University, the Greenland Global Positioning System (GPS) Network (GNET)  in Greenland. Greenland is losing about 40 trillion pounds more ice a year than scientists had thought, according to a new study that uses GPS to help estimate how much is melting there. A team of scientists used all sorts of devices to measure how much the ground is uplifting under Greenland¿s melting ice sheet and found it is more than scientists had thought. (Michael Bevis, The Ohio State University via AP)

In a new study, researchers found that the region lost nearly 2,700 gigatons of ice between 2003 and 2013 - compared with 2,500 gigatons estimated in earlier research.

It took a team of twelve engineers and four supporting technicians from Turkish firm Letvision to build the fully-working prototype, called ANTIMON.

California-based Google says the improvements reduce translation errors by between 55 and 85 per cent, using machine learning inspired by the ways neurons are connected.

Bezos has revealed the latest progress on the project with a series of wind tunnel pictures showing the 'New Glenn' in different configurations, taking a leaf out of Elon Musk's book.

Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have created a life-like 3D printed human body using CT scans of real organs. The patient can 'breath' and its face even has stubble.

The compact Mavic Pro folds up to roughly the size of a water bottle and can fly up to eight miles at a time - and with the immersive DJI Goggles, users can get a first-person view of the flight.

Called the V-247 Vigilant,Bell says it will 'combine the vertical lift capability of a helicopter with the speed and range of a conventional fixed-wing aircraft'.

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University used simulations to recreate mixing seen in a layer of iron, other elements above the core, believed to be a 'smoking gun' of the collision (illustrated).

The Army Research Laboratory has shown off a prototype of its 'hoverbike,' a rectangular shaped quadcopter that has been named the Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle, or JTARV.

Researchers have observed five lionesses at the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango delta that act like males, scent-marking at a similar frequency, and even mounting other females.

The trio are funding an ambitious $100 million (£76 million) project known as 'Breakthrough Listen', which will listen for signals from ET on Proxima b, a rocky planet that is just four light years away.

Amazed customers at a fish market in Turkey were lining up to take selfies with the thresher shark after it was caught in the Mediterranean after running off course due to weather conditions.

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Germany analysed stable nitrogen and carbon isotopes in local plant foods and 101 bonobo hair samples.

The idea was proposed by German architect Herman Sörgel who hoped the colossal plan would be an answer to Europe's post-WWI refugee crisis and help bring world peace.