Jessica Ennis-Hill: Why I now train around my period

Technology - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 22:08
Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill launches an app giving women exercises according to their menstrual cycle.

Soaring fertiliser prices force farmers to rethink

Technology - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 20:06
Research into replacements for nitrogen-based fertilisers has been spurred by high prices and climate concerns.

The 22-year-old 3D-printing schools

Technology - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 20:01
Maggie Grout has started an NGO that will 3D-print schools where access to education is not guaranteed.

Facebook owner Meta updates its privacy policy

Technology - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 13:04
But the company says the changes don’t allow Meta to collect, use or share your data in new ways

How graphene and algae could help build space habitats

Technology - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 12:59
Scientists are researching how people might construct homes to live on other planets.

Google probed by competition watchdog over ad dominance

Technology - Thu, 05/26/2022 - 11:09
The Competition and Markets Authority launches an investigation into Google's advertising practices.

Robot developed that’s smaller than a flea

Technology - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 15:02
Researchers at Northwestern University in the United States have created robots less than 1mm big.

Newport Wafer Fab: Chinese buyout of UK's biggest chip plant to be reviewed

Technology - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 14:04
The UK government says it will make a national security assessment of the sale of Newport Wafer Fab.

Dyson working on home robots

Technology - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 13:51
The company is setting up a major robotics research centre in the UK.

Female avatar sexually assaulted in Meta VR platform, campaigners say

Technology - Wed, 05/25/2022 - 11:32
Campaigners join calls by some Meta shareholders for an assessment of on potential harms users face.

Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?

Technology - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 07:45
Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.

Could hydrogen ease Germany's reliance on Russian gas?

Science/Nature - Tue, 05/24/2022 - 07:45
Why hydrogen might be one route for Germany to move away from dependence on Russian imports.

Cryptocrash: ‘I was arrested for knocking on Luna boss's door'

Technology - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 20:59
A man says he lost millions, and then was arrested for trying to talk to crypto boss Do Kwon.

Airbnb to quit China as lockdowns restrict tourism

Technology - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 20:42
Stays in China made up only 1% of Airbnb's revenue for the last few years, a source said.

Clearview AI fined in UK for illegally storing facial images

Technology - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 09:19
The facial recognition database firm must pay more than £7.5m and delete data it holds of UK residents.

HSBC suspends banker over 'nut job' climate comments, say reports

Science/Nature - Mon, 05/23/2022 - 02:05
The banking giant has reportedly suspended its responsible investing leader Stuart Kirk.

Why is climate 'doomism' going viral – and who's fighting it?

Science/Nature - Sun, 05/22/2022 - 20:16
Climate "doomers" believe it’s far too late to do anything about climate change - but they're wrong.

Could contact lenses be the ultimate computer screen?

Technology - Thu, 05/19/2022 - 20:03
Firms are developing smart contact lenses that can project data in front of the user's eye.

Will swapping out electric car batteries catch on?

Technology - Mon, 05/16/2022 - 20:05
One Chinese carmaker has plans for thousands of stations in Europe where you can switch batteries.

The new jet set - why private plane usage has soared

Technology - Sun, 05/15/2022 - 20:02
The pandemic led to more people using private jets, but is the increase set to continue?