SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
STEPHEN HAWKING: “I FEAR THAT AI MAY REPLACE HUMANS ALTOGETHER”
AI could essentially be a "new form of life that will outperform humans."
JEFF BEZOS: “WE HAVE TO GO TO SPACE TO SAVE EARTH”
Jeff Bezos, CEO and founder of Amazon, spoke at the exclusive Summit Series this weekend about the urgency of getting to space to save Earth. The billionaire, who also owns aerospace company Blue Origin, said making access to space cheaper is key.
A NEW TELESCOPE ALLOWED ASTRONOMERS TO SPOT ONE OF THE OLDEST GALAXIES IN THE UNIVERSE
Astronomers using the Large Millimeter Telescope in Mexico detected a galaxy from 12.8 billion years ago. This means that it was one of the first that formed after the Big Bang.
RARE BLACK TRUFFLE GROWN IN BRITAIN FOR FIRST TIME
Rare black truffles, valued at nearly £2,000 per kilo can now be grown in Britain because of climate change, scientists have discovered.
PARENTHOOD LEAVES HALF OF MOTHER AND FATHERS FEELING LONELY
Parenthood leaves half of mother and fathers feeling lonely, new research has found.
SCIENTISTS COMPLETE THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL TEST OF OUR ABILITY TO TRACK DANGEROUS ASTEROIDS
A team of astronomers completed the first international exercise testing our ability to track dangerous asteroids. Scientist from around the world collaborated to monitor and analyse asteroid 2012 TC4 as a simulation of a real impact emergency.
‘VAMPIRE THERAPY’ HELPS ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS PAY BILLS AND PREPARE MEALS AGAIN
It might seem the stuff of fairy-tales, but a new trial has found that pumping the blood of young people into the elderly may help ward off the symptoms of dementia.
INTRUSIVE THOUGHTS MIGHT BE CAUSED BY A SHORTAGE OF A CERTAIN CHEMICAL
Scientists have linked a neurotransmitter known as GABA to unwanted and intrusive thoughts. These findings could have a major impact on our understanding of conditions like obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, and schizophrenia.
HOW DOES SPACE CHANGE THE HUMAN BRAIN?
One new study shows just how drastically space travel changes the human brain. This could seriously affect how we think about journeying to Mars.
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ENDS SUNDAY (SO YOU GET 1 MORE HOUR OF SLEEP)
This Sunday, people across the United States can luxuriate in an extra hour of sleep as daylight saving time comes to an end.
The change happens at 2 a.m.