Until now, researchers thought that the first time our heart muscle contracted to beat was at 8 days after conception in mice which equates to around day 21 of a human pregnancy.
A pod, like a small two-seater car, developed by a company spun out from Oxford University will be tested in Milton Keynes today.
Apple’s smartwatch joins the list of banned devices, which already includes smartphones, that must not be taken into UK cabinet meetings. It is feared that Russian hackers could use them to listen in.
Hyundai and BMW customers are the most satisfied with their in-vehicle technology,and navigation and voice control systems got the lowest scores, researchers found.
Researchers from the Yale Institute for Network Science studied the dynamics of the East African Nyangatom nomadic tribal group which is regularly involved in violent raids.
About 15 cannonballs surfaced on South Carolina’s Folly Beach on Sunday, eight miles down the coast from Fort Sumter, where the Civil War began in 1861.
Residents in Shepton Mallet, Somerset were in for a surprise this morning, when they spotted what could easily be mistaken for a UFO in the sky. The rare phenomenon is fallstreak clouds.
The justices’ ruling, due by the end of June, could have a long-term impact for designers and product manufacturers if it limits the penalties for swiping a patented design.
Researchers from the Trimontium Trust are investigating ancient ruins at Beitar in Israel in the hopes of linking Roman ruler Quintus Lollius Urbicus to a siege in Scotland.
Researchers at Tsinghua University in China found that feeding the larvae (pictured) a diet fortified with carbon nanomaterials enabled the them to reinforce the silk threads themselves.
Will we ever discover alien civilization? There have been enough films about it from Alien to District 9, but now according to British physicist Brian Cox it is unlikely to happen
The majority of species studied in the annual Big Butterfly Count saw populations fall and some saw their worst numbers since the citizen science project began in 2010.
Mrs Cox, 48, has just started as master grader at leading cheese-maker Wyke Farms of Somerset. Her job is to use her olfactory skills to detect blocks of cheddar.