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US Army to test radical 'Iron Man' bullet-proof liquid armour

The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (Talos) would effectively give its wearer superpowers, such as the ability to see in the dark, super-human strength and a way of deflecting bullets. The technologies currently being developed include body suit-type exoskeletons, strength and power-increasing systems and additional protection.

What looks like an innocent drawing could be disguising a very dirty secret. An image that could appear as two things as once - one of them rather naughty - has been sweeping the web.

Experts say the Polar Vortex that hit in 2014 is set to make a comeback, but it won't be as severe. Climatologists say the polar vortex is weakening early and could hit in January.

On November 14th, the Moon will be the closest to Earth it’s been since January 1948. During the event, it will appear up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than an average full moon.

Amazon has developed an app both parents and kids will like. Called Rapids, it presents interactive stories and colorful illustrations in a way that looks like the characters are texting each other.

Researchers at the University of Arizona found that introducing the concept of death led the participants to strive to boost their ‘protective self-esteem, resulting in better performance.

Uber unveiled its biggest redesign since 2012 that is packed with new features in Uber feed to keep riders engaged with the app, including Yelp reviews, Pandora stations and even special Snapchat filters.

The maps use data from NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 and focus on three of Earth’s highest-emitting regions: the eastern United States, central Europe, and East Asia.

Apple's Phil Schiller told The Independent he was been shocked by the response when it was revealed the firm had killed off a host of technologies from USB ports to the SD Card slot.

Can you work out car in box brainteaser?

A new brainteaser is sweeping the web, with thousands of people trying, and failing, to work out the correct answer of which box a car is in. Posted on the puzzle (pictured) has three boxes, each with a different statement on it. However only one of the statements on the boxes is correct, which allows people to work out what the answer is. Only 36 per cent of people have got it can you?

Researchers from La Trobe University in Melbourne analysed material discovered during an excavation at Warratyi rock shelter in the Flinders Ranges, South Australia.

Using genetic screens on the mice, researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center tried to better understand sleep defects, finding two interesting mutants (stock image)

The close call last night was an asteroid called 2016 VA, that was discovered by the Mt. Lemmon Sky Survey in Arizona. It swept past at a distance of 46,600 miles.

The book has been digitally enhanced by researchers at the University of Aberdeen, and published online for the first time in high definition, revealing key details previously unseen.

LinkedIn can now show its more than 460 million users how their income stacks up against the competition. It is based on anonymized data submitted by members.

Researchers at the University of Bordeaux analysed 21 ancient tools (pictured) taken from Porc Epic, an important cave site near the city of Dire Dawa in Ethiopia.

A group of space industry experts that advises NASA sais the rockets, which Nasa hopes to use to ferry astronauts to the ISS, poses safety risks for.

From ancient Greece to today, many thinkers have yearned to understand what makes us laugh. Now, an experts from Tufts University discusses humor theories and what deems a joke funny.

Bizarre 'face stealing' specs can fool AIs into thinking you are someone else

Researchers have developed glasses that allow the wearer to dodge facial recognition or even impersonate another person by disrupting the system’s ability to accurately read pixel colouration. The colourful frames cost just $0.22 to print, and highlight new ways attackers might be able to evade machine learning technology. In the study, the method has even allowed a man to impersonate actress Milla Jovovich and a South-Asian female to impersonate a Middle-Eastern man, both with near 90 percent accuracy. Pictured, the study’s third author (left) impersonates actress Milla Jovovich (right).


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Researchers reveal massive brine pool  off the coast of New Orleans

Researchers first discovered a massive brine pool under the Gulf on Mexico in 2015 using a robosub. Now, they have revealed more about the conditions inside. The 65-degree temperature often lures poor, unsuspecting crabs and other bottom feeders looking for food. The first map of it (inset) image was created from 2,000 stills taken by a robosub (main image).

New images show the limestone burial shelf and a marble slab with a cross carved into its surface, both discovered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.

A father and son team at Westcombe Dairy in Somerset has adopted the robotic helper to meticulously tend to thousands of huge wheels of cheddar stacked 12 shelves high.

A team of engineers at the University of California San Diego has developed self-healing batteries and electrochemical sensors using the new state-of-the-art ink.

Equipment to sort recycled plastic is shown at the Repreve Bottle Processing Center, part of the Unifi textile company in Reidsville, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016.  America has lost more than 7 million factory jobs since manufacturing employment peaked in 1979. Yet American factory production, minus raw materials and some other costs, more than doubled over the same span to $1.91 trillion last year, according to the Commerce Department, which uses 2009 dollars to adjust for inflation. That¿s a notch below the record set on the eve of the Great Recession in 2007. And it makes U.S. manufacturers No. 2 in the world behind China. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Despite Donald Trump's charge that 'we don't make anything anymore,' manufacturing is still flourishing in the US. But, factories now don't need as many people due to the rise of machines.

California-based Apple first began researching the technology in 2013, but the new patent suggests the firm is still serious about making foldable phones a reality in the future.

Researchers at McGill University in Canada questioned 178 people on their habits and gadget use. They found that those who were lonelier tended to anthropomorphise their possessions more.

Experts say that you've been putting on your perfume wrong, and that for the best results you should be spraying your scent on your belly button.

Admiral wants to analyse the Facebook accounts of first-time car buyers to better understand their personality. But Facebook says this goes against its privacy guidelines.

The 'Pillars of Destruction': Stunning animation reveals the Carina Nebula in unprecedented detail

The team, led by Anna McLeod, a PhD student at ESO, based in Garching, observed ten pillars in the Carina Nebula. The spires and pillars revealed in the new images of the Carina Nebula are vast clouds of dust and gas within a hub of star formation about 7,500 light-years away. Researchers used the MUSE instrument on the Very Large Telescope, at Cerro Paranal in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile to create the animation.

Simple behaviours such as holding up objects to show or share are as important as a child's first word, researchers from Manchester have claimed.

Hulu announced new affiliate agreements with Fox and Disney, which encompasses 35 networks that will be added when Hulu launches its live TV service to compete with cable companies.

Chinese aerospace manufacturer, ChinaRocket, said it hoped to fly tourists to an altitude between 120 and 140 kilometres (75 and 87 miles) with a large space plane from 2025.

The PragerU series, which was censored, is the brain child of radio host, Dennis Prager, who is based in Maryland. The series aims to give students an alternative take on American history.

Automaker Nissan's Mexico unit announced Wednesday that it will cease production of the long-running Tsuru model that has been sold in the country since the mid-1980s.

The researchers – from the University of Jena in Germany – found out that skipping uses up about 24 per cent more power than running at the same speed.

Scientists from the University of South Paris found a strong correlation between the size of birds' brains and the likelihood of them being killed by human hunters.

Dramatic Nasa images show the staggering loss of ice at the south pole

IceBridge, a project Nasa's Goddard Space Flight Centre in Greenbelt, Maryland, is currently flying a set of 12-hour research flights over West Antarctica, including land and sea ice. The flights are targetting the ice now, at the start of the melt season and are due to end on 19 November. Floating ice is shown left and top right, and a section of the ice sheet with mountains peaking out is shown bottom right.

Researchers from East China Normal University in Shanghai confirmed evolutionary trade-offs at work when it came to bats' other senses such as vision and hearing.


Called 'Sense with Voice', it uses a voice recognition system the firm developed itself, and can even measure air quality in your bedroom and tell when you are using your phone at night by the light it emits.

In a nutshell, sexual stimulation focuses our neurons in such a way that we are sent into a trance, blocking out everything else and concentrating solely, intensely on the sensation alone.

Developed by a team of engineers based in Bristol, the machine is able to gain the energy it needs to keep it ‘alive’ by filtering and consuming biomatter from its watery surroundings.

Researchers at Basel University and Gothernburg Hospital in Sweden studied how stressed a group of employees felt at work.

London-based Kaspersky Lab tested connected household devices to see how vulnerable they were to attack, and found baby monitors, webcams, printers and CCTV cameras were at risk.

Instagram will soon let users shop online without leaving the app. The firm is set to test 'shoppable photos' with 20 retailers that show prices, descriptions and a 'Shop Now' button to buy online.

Cancer survivor becomes the first person to get 3D printed face created using SMARTPHONE

Dr Rodrigo Salazar from Paulista University in Sao Paulo, Brazil, performed the procedure on Carlito Conceiçao, after a tumour ravaged a hole in his cheek. The hand-finished silicon prosthesis has transformed his life by restoring his self-esteem. Pictured inset are the first two stages of the procedure, and pictured main is the final result.

The model, created by researchers at the Argonne National Laboratory in Chicago, in time for Halloween, shows it would only take 60 days for 2 million people in Chicago to turn into zombies.

The study, by UK-based online vehicle purchasing firm, SellCar, found vehicles are 55 per cent dirtier than computer keyboards in our offices and at home.

Researchers from the University of Cologne staged two types of littering offences at train stations - a small violation, and a larger violation - and showed both had the same response.

Foxconn Technology Group in New Taipei City, Taiwan is making wireless charging modules to go with Apple's next iPhone, due for release in 2017, according to a source close to the matter.

The alternative location for the £1.1bn Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT), on La Palma (pictured), was chosen after native protests at the primary site at the Mauna Kea volcano on Hawaii.

Researchers from the Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience at Georgia State University found that neurotransmitters in the brain act in opposite ways in males and females. (stock image)

Chinese J-20 stealth jet based on US military plans 'stolen' by hackers makes debut

China's newest warplane, the J-20 stealth fighter (pictured main), made its first public flight at an airshow in the southern city of Zhuhai, Guangdong province. Military analysts have said it is too early to say if the jet matches the US military's F-22 Raptor (inset).

After much anticipation, California-based Apple today released the first Beta version of its iOS 10.2 software update, to registered developers, including 72 new emoji.

The research, an association study that cannot identify causation, was led by University of California San Diego researchers collaborating with colleagues at Facebook and Yale.

The research found certain gene variations made a woman nearly 10 per cent more likely to have a child than people who did not have them.

Researchers from Boston University find those who binge watching are more involved in politics, both online and offline, than people who streamed less TV - no matter what they watch.

The National Bureau of Economic Research conducted a study over the course of two years which tracked discrimination of riders who use Uber, Lyft, and Flywheel in Seattle and Boston.

New research by scientists at the University of Aberdeen shows there really is little excuse for Lois Lane not to realise Clark Kent is Superman when watching him in action.

Duoo has designed a pair of boxer shorts to protect men's 'precious' from more than 99 percent of the harmful rays from a smartphone. Silver is sewn in the shorts, which creates a Faraday cage.

The Scottsdale head-quartered website registration company GoDaddy has released a search engine to help customers find and register emoji-based domain names.

Vine may be over, but its creators haven't given up on social apps just yet. The team announced they are working on HYPE, a live broadcasting app that lets users add music and animations to their videos.

Researchers from King's College London reviewed medical literature from 20 studies, which showed that bedtime phone use led to shorter sleeps, poor sleep quality and daytime sleepiness. (stock image)

Apple just killed the function keys on its MackBooks and now it has another victim - the startup chime. The sounds has been removed because the laptops boot up when the lid opens.

Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab held the competition in its California offices at the end of last week. Participants were given an hour to carve their pumpkins, although the final result wasn't judged.

Researchers at MIT in Massachusetts embedded spinach leaves with carbon nanotubes to transform them into sensors that can detect explosives.

China's 'submarine king' launches home-made remote-controlled vessel 

Images show Chinese inventor Zhang Wuyi's new submarine which is remote-controlled. The 41-year-old turned to making submarines after being laid off from his factory job in 2008. He has now opened up a workshop in Wuhan City, Hebei province and has made three submarines.

Fears that Britain's 125million ash trees will be wiped out by ash dieback have increased after it was revealed the killer fungus is even more lethal than first thought.

Researchers from the University of East Anglia found that while warm summers can boost numbers, warm winters make butterflies emerge too early from their pupae.

The study, involving researchers from ICREA in Barcelona, revealed chimps (pictured) interbred with their cousins just like humans and Neanderthals did in the past, leaving a lasting genetic legacy.

Tamara Davis from The University of Queensland believes the a study suggesting our universe is expanding at a marginal rate is misleading, as there is ample evidence that proves otherwise.

Geologists compared energy industry activity with a brief 13-year period from 1920, when the LA Basin experienced four major quakes in Inglewood, Whittier, Santa Monica and Long Beach.

Researchers at the University of California, Davis, Harvard and Maryland have proposed that there was a more energetic collision than previously thought.

In preparation for Halloween, Dr Stephanie Lay, a psychology researcher at The Open University discusses the real reasons why clowns scare us.

A new study by UK based Which? found that while Apple and Samsung may dominate smartphone technology and sales, the brands came behind the HTC 10 in terms of battery life.

Japanese design flattens the Earth to show how big landmasses and oceans really are

A Japanese architect has created what may be the most accurate map of the world. Hajime Narukawa used a new map (main) making method called AuthaGraph that divides the globe into 96 triangles, transfers them a tetrahedron and unfold it to be a rectangle - all while keeping the landmasses and seas proportioned. Narukawa created this map to solve the 447 year old problem that the Mercator map (inset) created, which greatly distorts Antarctica and Greenland.

Death will eventually come for all living creatures, but decomposition is far more complicated, and the distinct smell of a human corpse differs from that of another animal, a new Reactions vidoe explains.

An artificial intelligence system which correctly predicted the primaries as well as the last three U.S. presidential elections has forecast a win for Donald Trump.

At first glance, it looks like an igloo - but in fact, this could be man's first home on Mars. National Geographic created it for a new show on the red Planet, and plans to build it for real in London.

Rumours of WhatsApp adding video calls have been circulating for some time, though it may be a while before iPhone users get to join in. The feature has been rolled out to select users globally.

Researchers at the California State University believe that the giant salmon (illustrated) swam the waterways of North America between 5 and 11 million years ago.

FILE - In this March 25, 2001, file photo, Rob Cook poses backstage with Loren Carpenter, not seen, with his Oscar for significant advancements to the field of motion picture rendering as exemplified in Pixar's "Renderman," at the 73rd annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Cook is taking over a U.S. government agency responsible for improving federal digital technology. After more than four decades in the private sector, Cook will become commissioner of the Technology Transformation Service on Oct. 31. He will have top secret security clearance. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Rob Cook (pictured), a former Pixar executive who won the first ever Oscar for software is taking over a U.S. government agency responsible for improving federal digital technology.

The storyline of new Sky TV drama Westworld, in which lifelike robots are abused for human pleasure, has provoked a host of disturbing questions about violence and sexual exploitation.

The sad face reaction has been replaced by a Frankenstein face on Facebook. Now, users are upset and disgusted to see the emjoi displayed under posts about deceased loved ones.

Alien hunters claim they've spotted the fossilised remains of a grizzly bear on Mars 

The photo of the mysterious object was originally taken by Nasa, and has been picked up by UK-based YouTube channel, Paranormal Crucible. While the video claims it shows a bear or sloth, other viewers are not convinced, and believe it shows a rock.

China's new stealth fighter jet, the J-20, is the country's first radar-evading combat aircraft ©Kanwa News (Kanwa News/AFP/File)

The war plane (pictured) will be showcased at the 11th China International Aviation And Aerospace Exhibition in Zhuhai, this week as Beijing flexes its long-range military muscles.

With winter just around the corner, swarms of multi-coloured harlequin ladybirds are coming in from the cold and are decimating the weaker species of insect native to the UK.

Scientists from Dartmoutd found the creator of the fictional character of Frankenstein was aware of a key biological concept almost 100 years before it was formally introduced.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has launched a campaign against Facebook and other major internet platforms during a media conference in Berlin this week.

Published this week, the Government paper said there was an 'increased risk' of suffering from sleep deprivation from turbines exceeding 40 decibels.

Researchers from the University of Amsterdam re-ran an experiment that was first performed in 1999. The results suggest that inducing a smile did not

Researchers from the National Centre of Scientific Research in France examined changes using pollen records to gauge the effect temperatures had on plants.

Little green yen: Mysterious emerald-green orb 'UFO' appears over Japan, leaving a trail of sparks behind it

The green orb was seen in Niigata, in the north of the country, in the early hours of Monday morning. Experts say the object was likely to be a fireball, the name given to a very bright meteor. Dramatic footage shows the green orb shooting across the sky before suddenly disappearing. The 'UFO' was captured by a Japanese television channel's weather camera.

It appears Facebook hasn't given up on being a Snapchat copycat just yet. The firm is testing a new camera, which lets users add masks and effects to photos and video that disappears in 24 hours.

This image released by NASA on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 shows a haze layer surrounding Pluto, photographed by the New Horizons spacecraft. This image was generated by software that combines information from blue, red and near-infrared images to replicate the color a human eye would perceive as closely as possible. On Friday, Oct. 28, 2016, NASA said the spacecraft has sent back the last bit of data collected from its July 14, 2015 flyby. It took more than five hours for the image to reach Earth from NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, some 3 billion miles away. (NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI via AP)

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the last bit of data from its historic 2015 flyby of Pluto. 'We have our pot of gold,' mission operations manager Alice Bowman said.

The model, known as SMASH, is a 'minimal extension' of the Standard Model, and can account for inflation, dark matter, baryogenesis, neutrino oscillations, and the strong CP problem.

Revealed at the PacSec 2016 Conference in Tokyo, the Icarus system can hack any hobbyist drone or remote controlled device - including helicopters, planes, cars, and boats.

The research comes from the Royal Veterinary College in London, where researchers have tested the drug over seven years in 360 dogs from 11 countries.

European Union data protection authorities expressed serious concerns about WhatsApp's recent change in privacy policy and Yahoo's 2014 data breach.

The therapy, developed by a teaching hospital in Berlin, teaches men to develop strategies to stop themselves from acting on their tendencies (stock image) and have compassion.

Chilean researchers are seeking conservation aid to protect a collection of mummified human remains found in desert valleys around Arica in northern Chile.

Watch the robo-valet in action: Radical new system can automatically lift up your car and carry it to a parking space

The latest parking technology is helping drivers get out of tipping valet attendants. Automated Parking lets users pull their car into the bay of the garage, exit the vehicle, check in at the kiosk (top right inset) and the technology (left and right) will autonomously park the car for you. On firm in particular, Unitronics Systems , has provided architects and developers with the ability to construct more efficient and eco-conscious buildings and parking facilities.

Bradley Davis, 43, created the padded suit after hearing about The Only Way Is Essex Star Bobby Norris' beloved pet, Beau, being savaged by a more aggressive dog.

Researchers with the Army and General Dynamics Land Systems are now testing concept vehicles for a Stryker-mounted laser weapon to protect soldiers from missiles, mortars, and artillery.

Habit aims to help people find the right diet plan. The firm, recently backed by Cambell's Soup, analyzes over 60 different biomarkers in DNA to create personalized nutrition plans.

Of 1,000 people surveyed in the UK, a third said they felt sluggish and lethargic all year round at work. And nearly 60 per cent blamed a lack of good quality light in the office or not enough exposure to daylight.

While the conditions would have to be 'ideal,' a human body that avoids incineration and lands on a distant world could transport microbes or even act as a 'starter-pack' for life.

Two experts found that implicit beliefs reveal whether you will or will not be successful. Using the Implicit Association Test, the team found those who associate 'important' with tasks come out on top.

At least 10 per cent of the US population was exposed to significant levels of potentially harmful water contaminants last year - including arsenic and radionuclide.

An investigation reveals Facebook lets marketers exclude users by 'ethnic affinity'. Those purchasing targeted ads on the site can block specific race using Facebook's 'Detailed Targeting' form.

Caught in the act: Stunning animation shows the moon blocking the light from the sun during a partial eclipse

The lunar transit lasted one hour, between 3:56 PM and 4:56 PM EDT (7:59 PM and 8:56 PM GMT). The moon covered 59 per cent of the sun at the peak of its journey across the face of the sun. Washington-based Nasa’s Solar Dynamics Observatory caught the act.

The 'close' button in an elevator was discontinued in the 1990s, which means the one in your elevator is a complete fake. However, this button, and others, promotes the illusion that you are in control.

Seventy-five percent of internet use will be mobile in 2017, up slightly from this year, media buying agency Zenith forecast this week.

Researchers from ISPA Instituto Universitário in Lisbon, looked at hundreds of nesting sites and tracked the fish (pictured) with electronic tags to follow their annual movements in tidal waters.

The study from the University of Granada looked at babies born to 56 mothers and analysed blood samples for signs of oxidative stress (stock image used).

In a new study, researchers from the US and Canada have linked increased levels of cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, to enhanced low-light vision in vertebrates.

At the 2016 World Robot Conference in Beijing, exhibitors for the Xiao I bot revealed the AI can mimic the functions of the human brain, allowing it to analyze massive amounts of data.

The original set of 176 emojis were a gift to New York's Museum of Modern Art from the phone company, Tokyo head-quartered Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.

Tim Cook unveiled the firm's new TV at a special event in Cupertino today, revealing it will be available on Apple TV, iPads and iPhones in December - but Netflix has not signed up.

Optical illusion featuring a series of 'wobbling' green dots sweeps the web

Just try scrolling past this image and see what happens. It appears to wiggle and wobble, and it's messing with everyone's vision. The zingy pattern is the latest optical illusion to sweep the web. Despite being a perfectly still image, the clever picture seems to move. It was created by Japanese psychology expert, Professor Akiyoshi Kitaoka, who warns that the anomalous motion illusion might make observers feel sick.

Scientists at the City University of New York looked into how a unique feature of diamond could be used to create storage technology.

Facebook said about 1.79 billion people were using its site monthly as of Sept. 30, up 16 percent from a year earlier. More than 90 percent access the social network through mobile devices.

European Union data protection authorities expressed serious concerns about WhatsApp's recent change in privacy policy and Yahoo's 2014 data breach.

New calculations suggest the volcano-covered area in the central Andes sits atop the largest active magma body on Earth, causing uplifting to occur as the crust thickens.

Researchers at Newcastle University say that while more work is needed, monitoring the brain for changes in folding could help to spot premature ageing of the cortex and even brain disease.

In a new study, NYU Langone researchers found nerve cells dedicated to hearing also rely on surrounding context to properly interpret and react to familiar sounds.

AT&T; says a streaming service with more than 100 popular TV channels that's coming out next month will cost $35 a month.

An American team of robots defeated an Australian rival in soccer on Monday to win the RoboCup Challenge as technical problems plagued the Australian side.

Evidence suggests the major islands of the South West Pacific were colonised almost 3,500 years ago. But researchers continue to debate where these first settlers came from and how they arrived.

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, one of Otto's self-driving, big-rig trucks leaves the garage for a test drive during a demonstration at the Otto headquarters in San Francisco. Anheuser-Busch announced on Oct. 25, 2016, that it teamed up with Otto for a 120-plus mile beer delivery that marked the world's first by a self-driving truck. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

The truck made the 120-mile journey through Colorado, powered by technology from an Uber-owned startup, delivering its precious cargo - thousands of cases of Budweiser.

Mark Robert Anderson, Professor in Computing and Information Systems at Edge Hill University, explores the benefits and concerns of using robot babies to encourage parenthood in Japan.

Scientists at the University of Adelaide studied ancient DNA extracted from bones and teeth found in caves across Europe, to trace the origins of animals depicted in cave paintings.

The procedure, which was carried out in Mooloolaba, Australia, was funded by Sea Life's marine animal welfare centre in Weymouth, Dorset.

The Cupertino-based firm has launched a promised update for the iPhone 7 Plus, which adds a 'depth-of-field' affect usually associated with high-end cameras.

GCHQ, the Government's listening post, based in Cheltenham, is releasing its first puzzle collection, as well as a Sudoku and picture board conundrum for its competition.

A bus driver has filmed mysterious lights hovering above a hotel in North Carolina that has sent UFO enthusiasts into a frenzy.

US YouTuber DoctorGTA claimed his video was removed by the US arm of Samsung after posting a video with the Note 7 mod (pictured) and received a three month strike from YouTube.

A knitwear puzzle is the latest picture flummoxing internet users. A bucket and spade is hidden among jumpers, hats and scarves, so can you see it?

A small probe hoped to make history by becoming the first European spacecraft to survive a landing on Mars, controlled from the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt, Germany.

Dr Theodore Berger from the University of Southern California has teamed up with Bryan Johnson, founder of Braintree, to develop prototypes of the brain implant device for humans.

The 75-page guide, called 'Prepare to survive emergencies and war', urges Lithuanian citizens to 'have the will to resist' if Vladimir Putin's forces attack.

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam has devised an attack that employs existing hack from Rowhammer and could give hackers access to millions of Android devices via their RAM chips.

The report from London-based human right charity Amnesty International ranks 11 companies that run the world's most popular messaging apps, including Skype, Snapchat and Facebook Messenger.

Working mothers are often said to be distracted. But a new study shows women with children are actually more productive than their childless colleagues, especially if they have more than one child.

In this Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 photo a 19th century bronze statue of Puritan John Winthrop, by sculptor Richard Saltonstall Greenough, stands outside the First Church in Boston, in Boston's Back Bay neighborhood. The famously straight-laced 17th-century sectarians who helped settle America weren't nearly as priggish as you might think, says leading Puritan scholar Francis Bremer, who points to a love letter that Winthrop wrote in 1618 to his wife Margaret as an example of Puritan passion. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Francis Bremer, a professor emeritus of history at Pennsylvania's Millersville University, is presenting his latest research next week at Boston's Old South Meeting House.

The Shenzhou-11 spacecraft blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the Gobi desert in the early hours of this morning, on a mission to its orbiting laboratory.

Researchers have calculated that its winds blow up to 5,400 mph (2 km/s) at seven times the speed of sound - instantly whipping all would-be travellers into a sickening spiral around the planet.

Henrik Fisker, the Danish designer who brought us the Fisker Karma in 2011 is back, and this is the car he envisages battling with Tesla, called the EMotion.

Ray Taylor, from Alcester, had dug the bowl up in his garden when planting rhubarb, and used it to create a DIY bird bath. But a museum has now revealed it is a 2,000-year-old Roman bowl.

According to Nikkei , there will be one premium model with a curved edge-to-edge OLED display alongside two models that have standard LCD displays.

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.

Researchers from Imperial College, London have created the plans for a 3D-printed cosmic microwave background - a glow that maps the oldest light in the universe.

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.

Warming in the Arctic is thought to be influencing the jet stream, a high-altitude corridor of fast-moving air, leading to severe cold snaps

An indirect effect of climate change may be causing intensely cold winters in the UK and US, a study suggests. Warming in the Arctic is thought to be influen...

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.

By analysing the findings from a large number of studies carried out on work ethic, researchers from Radford University in Virginia found no difference in work ethic across the generations (stock image).

The update to the California-based social network's Messenger app appears to be limited to a small number of users at present. It's not known in which regions the feature has been rolled out.

Researchers at MIT's Plasma Science and Fusion Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, broke the record for plasma pressure in fusion reactors by 15 per cent.

The incredible new image was captured using the Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI), located at the ESO's Paranal Observatory in Chile.

Writing for The Conversation, Simon Horobin, Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Oxford, explains the true meanings of commonly misused phrases.

Chicago-based HBar Technologies was first funded by Nasa in 2002 but is now looking for an additional $200,000 (£163,000) to advance the idea into a working concept.

The announcement by the ScanPyramids team comes at the end of a year-long project to scan the Old Kingdom pyramids. Further tests are being conducted to find out more about the hidden rooms.

The concept is due to go on sale next month in China in limited numbers though the firm has not announced plans to sell it anywhere else yet.

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a system that is trying to find the scariest image out there and creating ghostly-looking pictures of famous landmarks.

This week, the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System (ALIAS) tested a robot co-pilot in a single engine plane that took off from a small airport in Virginia.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's 'RoboSimian' exploded at Nasa's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on June 14th, the agency confirmed.

Called Nintendo Switch, the new system connects to the TV when mounted in its dock - and when removed, it transitions to 'portable mode' to be played through a handheld device.

Taken at an altitude of 65 miles (104km) by a Devry 35-millimetre camera, the black-and-white image reveals the Earth's curvature and shows a sweep of cloud cover over the American Southwest.

The Bermuda Triangle in the North Atlantic Ocean has been blamed for hundreds of vanishing planes and ships, but now researchers have come up with a theory that could explain it all.

The 'Griffin Warrior' found buried in a tomb packed with treasure in Greece has been seen by archaeologists for the first time in 3,500 years after a specialist reconstructed the ancient man's face.

In the new paper, researchers from the University of Arizona pointed out peculiarities of the orbits of objects beyond Neptune that had been unnoticed until now.

The brains behind the 3D- printing space machines (illustrated) is Washington-based Tethers Unlimited Inc (TUI), has completed a deal with commercial satellite firm Space Systems Loral (SSL).

Uber has a plan to make flying cars a reality. Dubbed Uber Elevate, the program will design 'cars' to operate like a helicopter, travel 100 miles on a single charge and could be ready by 2021.

The map, created by scientists at the University of Bonn, covers the entire sky and is the most detailed study yet of the hydrogen from stars in our galaxy.

New images from the Nasa's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have revealed the crash site of ESA's lost Schiaparelli lander is 8 foot wide and 20 inches deep.

Set both in 2033 and in the present day, it will feature experts such as Elon Musk explaining exactly what it will take to get to the red planet.

Archaeologists have discovered the remains of an ancient tower thought to have once stood atop Jerusalem's 'Third Wall,' breached during the Roman siege of the city 2,000 years ago.

The Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (Black Sea MAP) involves an international team, led by the University of Southampton's Centre for Maritime Archaeology.

It is the last kitchen gadget you will ever need. Moley Robotics has built a fully-automated and integrated smart robotic chef that cooks over 100 meals from master chefs without human intervention.

These two natural colour images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft show the changing appearance of Saturn's north polar region between 2012 and 2016, showing a clear change from blue to gold.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly planning to replace the country's older SS-18 Satan weapons with the new missiles.

Troops launched an RS-18 ballistic missile on Tuesday which is believed to have been a test of the advanced hypersonic glider warhead, according to

Vertiwalk has been designed by a team from the Rombout Frieling Lab in Eindhoven, Netherlands, and is a hybrid between stairs and an elevator.

Among the robots on display at thge conference in Beijing was, Jia Jia , the brain child of researchers from the University of Science and Technology of China.

The MacBook Pro's new 'touch bar' gets rid of the traditional function keys, replacing them with a smart touchscreen that has a built in fingerprint sensor. Apple also showed off a n new TV app at its HQ.

The Department of Homeland Security has launched an urgent investigation into the crash, amid claims it could be a precursor to an attempt to disrupt the US Presidential election.

Nasa has unveiled the stunning Ultra HD video of the space station which uses a fisheye lens to give an incredible impression of actually being in orbit aboard the ISS.

An ancient papyrus manuscript from the time of the First Temple during a press call in Jerusalem ©Menahem Khana (AFP)

Israeli archaeologists have unveiled a 7th century BC text they said contains the earliest mention in Hebrew of Jerusalem outside the Bible. The scroll was found in the Judean Desert, near the Dead Sea.

Millions watched in awe as a Facebook Live streamed a spacewalk from the International Space Station. Although many media outlets shared the footage, Nasa has denied its accuracy.

The original surface was exposed during the restoration work being done at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem,

Videos at the Nouabalé-Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo shed light on the evolution of teaching, showing how chimps learn from their mothers to catch termites with 'fishing probes.'

A stunning new map from Imgur user Fejetlenfej shows the complex network of rivers and streams in the contiguous United States, highlighting the massive expanse of basins across the country.

Dr Deirdre Barrett, a clinical and evolutionary psychologist at Harvard Medical School, said dogs are likely to dream about what happened to them during the day - much like humans.