Researchers in the US investigated the evolution of human gait, discovering that our feet are more mobile than chimpanzees when walking upright on two legs – not less, as expected.
The video showing a Yeti-like beast has resurfaced online in a Reddit thread about the most convincing Big Foot sightings. Filmed in Yalta, some argue it was the set of the film and an actor in costume.
Researchers from the Israel Institute of Technology suggest that pieces of hydras have structural memory that help them shape their body plan.
Top teams will compete in a simulated Mars mission
Researchers from Montreal’s McGill University blocked the production of natural opioid substances in the brains of volunteers and found that they no longer enjoyed listening to their favourite songs.
Rodney Brooks’s startup Rethink Robotics is releasing software to make its robot Sawyer more versatile and easier to program
The scary prediction comes from Dr Jason Barnes, a planetary scientist at the University of Idaho. If the moon and Earth collide, the energy released in the merging would melt the Earth into a magma ocean.
Apple recently launched a developer preview of the new Ultra Accessory Connector. The new 8-pin connector is smaller than both USB-C and Lightning, and is so far designed for use with headphones.
The bizarre clouds were discovered by researchers from the Nasa-supported programme, Automated Radiation Measurements for Aerospace Safety (ARMAS), based in Los Angeles.
The latest discovery from Curiosity has baffled researchers trying to work out how the Martian atmosphere warmed, allowing water to flow and pool on the planet’s surface – and possibly sparking life.
Last week, it was reported that former policewoman Nicki Donnelly, paralysed from the waist down, could walk again on robotic legs. We reveal six other bionic limbs recently introduced to medicine.
The planets, each more massive than Jupiter, are circling a bright young star that lies in the constellation Pegasus, 129 light years away. It was created with seven years of observations.
Seattle-based Amazon has plans for a robot-run supermarket with a drive-thru service. A staff of robots on the top floor will automatically grab shopping from shelves and bring it down to customers.