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The simple up-and-down motion of hand pumps could help scientists secure a key water source for 200 million people in Africa.
Kaspersky Labs reports that the number of people hit by financial cyber attack grew in 2016 after falling in the previous two years
Advisory panel says NASA should have 'compelling' reason to risk lives on first launch of exploration rocket.        
The MRI-guided laser ablation method is far less invasive and time-consuming than conventional surgery and has produced good results for people with medial temporal lobe epilepsy, report investigators
Jinelle Wint researches better therapies for Parkinson’s disease with the help of zebra fish. Alison Young studies the rocky intertidal coastal zone with the help of “citizen science&rdquo
On December 15, 1791, when the U.S. government passed the first amendment and guaranteed freedom of speech, legislators were not thinking about Alexa, Siri, Cortana, or Google Assistant. The question
Whether it's a simple compact, a superzoom or even a DSLR, you'll be amazed at what you can get for your money.
Fantastic value if you're between contracts or happy with your old phone.
A video of a smoking iPhone 7 Plus has gone viral on Twitter - Apple is investigating.
It’s been a rough week for the ride-hailing service. The latest controversy is a lawsuit accusing one of its employees of intellectual property theft.
Want to become invisible online? Start with your emails. The post Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online appeared first on WIRED.
One of the biggest internet infrastructure companies leaked sensitive data for up to five months. The post Massive Bug May Have Leaked User Data From Millions of Sites. So … Change Your Passwords app
Simply by dint of its political stature, it's become the most important awards show of the year. The post The Oscars Have Always Been Self-Important. Now It's For a Reason appeared first on WIRED.
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Rachel L. is still in the running for Nick Viall’s heart on Season 21 of “The Bachelor,” but viewers learned on Feb. 13 that she won’t be the winner. As shocked as fans of the ABC series were, no one
Religious leaders and activist organizations across the United States have vowed to defend undocumented immigrants against President Donald Trump's immigration actions, including new guidelines for t
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has rescinded an Obama administration memo that directed the Bureau of Prisons to phase out the use of private correctional facilities to house federal prisoners. 
The landscape of professional wrestling has seen a significant change in the last few years. There is greater opportunity for performers to become stars outside of WWE, and few have had more success
Amid accusations of sexism and sexual harassment, a recording of a meeting Thursday with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and a group of more than 100 female engineers discussing the issues was revealed by
President Donald Trump has called the North American Free Trade Agreement many things— among them “a catastrophe” and “the worst trade deal in history.” During a speech Friday at CPAC, the Conservati
The judge in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial ruled Friday to allow only one other accuser to testify against the 79-year-old comedian, denying prosecutors 12 other "prior bad act" witnesses. The
What the airplane did to change the world is about to happen again. And it's happening faster than you think!
These films, actors and actresses garnered the most social media buzz ahead of the Academy Awards, but will they take home the prize?
Researchers from the Silicon Valley and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are building a tiny crowd-funded satellite capable of streaming high-resolution video live from space.
Nepetalactone, the chemical that attracts cats, is a terpenoid, according to a new video from the American Chemical Society. This class of chemical is also found in cloves and cannabis.
Popular messaging platform WhatsApp has 200 million active users in India, making it the largest market for the Silicon Valley-based firm. The Facebook-owned company, however, wants to go beyond just
There are signs that autonomous cars have arrived - and may be driving our city streets
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said he would seek to roll back key portions of an Obama-era privacy rule that cable and wireless firms opposed as unfair.
New analysis of geochemical changes in Martian lava flows suggests the Red Planet's mantle is more complex than previously thought.
Biologists expand on more than 150 years of textbook wisdom with a new explanation for wasp mimicry.
Small 'bubbles' frequently form on membranes of cells and are taken up into their interior. The process involves EHD proteins. Scientists have now shed light on how these proteins assemble on the surf
Researchers have discovered a new species of an ancient worm that was more than a metre long and had powerful jaws and teeth with which to catch its
Paleoamericans share a last common ancestor with modern native South Americans outside, rather than inside, the Americas and new findings underscore the importance of looking at both genetic and morph
Hubble is celebrating the 30th anniversary of SN 1987A with a new picture of the famed supernova.
System software updates — and upgrade problems — are not a Windows-only issue. Apple upgrades have caused disruptions for Mac users.
Should humans avoid space and leave it to our robots? This question was originally answered on Quora by Yousif Al-Dujaili.
The Nintendo Switch will have the smallest line up of system launch titles in the past 21 years. That said, not all is bad news. The Nintendo DS launched with only six games and it went on to sell 15
New research reveals that while mobbing behavior might keep the group of birds safe from a threat, it also gives females a chance to check out the toughness of the males.
The future of video will be created by people who are flexible and pay attention to the future of technology. As Bruce Lee said: “If nothing within you stays rigid, outward things will disclose them
Cinema has never looked this good.        
Co-founder of the tech giant would have been 62 this year.        
The government of New Zealand's capital city is looking for IT staff from around the world to address a skills shortage
Not-for-profit Coadec urges the technology industry and government to increase the number of available software development apprenticeships in the UK to tackle the growing skills crisis
Wrexham Glyndwr University becomes the latest education provider to launch a course in financial technology
President Barack Obama's top science adviser has rejoined the Massachusetts-based climate science organization he led before his White House service
New Jersey regulators have approved a measure allowing a natural gas pipeline to run through the federally protected Pinelands preserve
New Jersey environmental regulators on Friday approved a hotly contested plan to run a natural gas pipeline through a federally protected forest preserve amid raucous protests that included drums, tam
A water company is using floating drones to survey the sewers under Milton Keynes.
According to experts, there's six specific beauty tricks every lady can employ to instantly make themselves twice as attractive.
The organ converts it's own energy supply into fructose - known to increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes, according to the first study of its kind from Yale University.
Apple claims its update has cut iPhone 6S shutdown issues by 80 per cent, and iPhone 6 issues by 70 per cent. The firm has been trying to fix the issue, which impacts phones globally, for months.
Female lamprey fish have been found to fake their way through hundreds of partners, before meeting the most desirable mates., according to scientists at Hokkaido University in Japan.
A plywood garden called The Growroom has been created by Norway-based Space10 - a 'future living lab' supported by Ikea. The spherical garden is nine foot high and big enough for people to sit in.
The video was posted on Twitter by Brianna Olivas, from Arizona, along with the caption: 'So my iPhone 7 plus blew up this morning was not even using it, literally no explanation for this.'
A team led by New York University uncovered a trove of 16 engraved limestone blocks that reveal that Van Gogh's famed pointillist technique was actually invented by the Aurignacians.
It belonged to a Luftwaffe navigator and highlights important buildings and infrastructure in central and south London, including Battersea Power Station and Chelsea Barracks.
“Dancing With the Stars” is returning for another season in just a few weeks. While no official announcement has been made about the Season 24 cast, rumors are swirling about which stars may appe
Military families are reportedly concerned for their children after the Trump administration issued a directive this week allowing public schools to hinder transgender students from using bathrooms a
A demonstration against immigrants and foreign-born people living in South Africa turned violent as police greeted the protest with riot control tactics Friday, according to multiple reports. More th
Drowsiness might not just have ill effects on a person’s day— it could also impact life years later. A study published in the journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry found that teenagers who repor
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