SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
BAN PUBLIC FROM KEEPING REPTILES BECAUSE THEY KEEP ACCIDENTALLY KILLING THEM, SAY VETS
The public should be banned from keeping reptiles as pets because 75 per cent of animals die within the first year, vets and scientists have argued.
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, A ROBOT WAS GRANTED CITIZENSHIP
Sophia, the robot designed by Hong Kong-based AI robotics company Hanston Robotics, has been granted citizenship by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It's the first time a robot was given such a distinction, which fuels the "robot rights" debate.
'THIS MORNING' VIEWERS IN HYSTERICS AS AMANDA HOLDEN ASKS MAJOR TIM PEAKE IF HE STOLE ROCKS FROM THE MOON
The last human to set foot on the moon was Eugene Cernan in 1972.
'DANCING WITH THE DEAD' RITUAL COULD HELP PLAGUE SPREAD
The current plague outbreak in Madagascar has killed more than 100 people, and officials say that a centuries-old tradition may increase the risk of further spread, according to news reports.
BANANAS: HEALTH BENEFITS, RISKS & NUTRITION FACTS
Bananas are packed with nutrients and are good for your heart, your eyes, your diet and your mood.
THERE AND BACK AGAIN: SCIENTISTS BEAM PHOTONS TO SPACE TO TEST QUANTUM THEORY
Researchers have taken a famous quantum-physics experiment to new heights by sending light, in the form of photons, to space and back, demonstrating the dual-particle-wave nature of light over much greater distances than scientists can achieve on Earth.
BILL GATES: “HUMANITY WILL SEE ITS LAST CASE OF POLIO THIS YEAR”
At the celebration of World Polio Day on Tuesday, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said it's highly likely that polio would be cured by the end of 2017. This victory against polio is a milestone we owe to the effectiveness of vaccination efforts.
JURASSIC PARK TIMING WAS CORRECT. HUGE DINOSAURS DID EXIST BEFORE THE CRETACEOUS PERIOD
Jurassic Park, the book written by Michael Crichton and made into the blockbuster 1993 film, has long been derided for placing huge dinosaurs like Tyrannosaurus Rex too early in history.
WHAT ON EARTH? FREAKY MOTH WITH HAIRY 'BUTT APPENDAGES' STUNS FACEBOOK
A moth that looks like it crawled out of a shadowy underworld is freaking out Facebook users, including some who are wondering whether the creature in the post is even real.
THIS 6,000-YEAR-OLD SKULL MAY BE FROM EARLIEST KNOWN TSUNAMI VICTIM
A 6,000-year-old partial skull found in what is now Papua New Guinea represents one of the earliest examples of human remains from the Pacific Islands region, and now it has additional significance: New research shows the skull may represent the first known evidence of a tsunami victim.