Elon Musk unveiled the new zero-emission Tesla Model S sedan that can drive on “autopilot”. The car has a dual motor, the option of smart technology that guides through inclement weather and prevent accidents.
In what could be a major breakthrough for diabetes treatment, scientists have discovered a way to drastically alter human embryonic stem cells, transforming them into cells that produce and release insulin.
A blood-red moon has dazzled stargazers for the second time this year, presenting a spectacular view in the skies over the eastern hemisphere. The rare optical phenomenon has been best seen from Asia, Australia, North America and Russia’s Pacific region.
A £4.6 million Space Weather Operations Centre opened in the UK on Wednesday. It was founded to protect Britain’s economy and infrastructure from severe space weather sparked by violent solar activity.
To dramatically cut the cost of its future manned missions to Mars, NASA is testing a sci-fi sounding technique of placing the crew in stasis. The deep sleep conditions would also reduce psychological challenges for the astronauts during the 180-day trip.
A German singer has wowed the Internet by sharing a video of her incredible alien-like talent – singing multiple notes at once, changing the fundamental note and overtones and moving them in opposite directions.
Web users who post explicit photos of former partners online – an act known as “revenge pornography” – could face jail sentences of up to 14 years, under new UK guidelines from the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS).
The UK’s top law enforcement officer says Britons must be prepared to sacrifice their freedoms online if they want to be protected from terrorists and cyber criminals. This includes giving authorities access to private email and social media contents.
Britain may face a United Nations investigation into ‘grave’ and ‘systemic’ violations against the rights of disabled people – the first country to face such a high level inquiry in the organization’s history.
The brain’s “inner GPS” – neurons that allow mapping and navigating in a complex environment - scored a Nobel Prize for medicine. The 2014 award went to American-British neurologist John O'Keefe and Norwegian scientist spouses May-Britt and Edvard Moser.