Lightyear has launched the first long-range solar car. The car is constructed from high-tech materials and has on its roof and bonnet five square meters of integrated solar cells.The company will be ramping up production of the Lightyear One in 2021.
Grey seals are able to form words and sing like humans, new research suggests. University of St Andrews researchers found three trained animals were able to copy speech, as well as notes from songs including the Star Wars theme tune.
Nissan has revealed an all-electric ice cream van concept, along with treat makers Mackie's of Scotland.
The trailer for new mobile game, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, inspired by the Wizarding World, has been released. The worldwide launch of the game begins this Friday.
Facebook is to launch a cryptocurrency next year which will allow people to move money from their smartphone.
British company Gravity Industries has unveiled its jet suit designs ahead of a planned race series involving the unique technology.
Uber plans to take passengers to the sky in a bid to ease congested roads on the ground, for the same price as an UberX trip over the same distance. Melbourne has been chosen as one of the latest testbeds for Uber's helicopter-like flying ambition...
Keanu Reeves made a surprise appearance at the E3 video game expo in Los Angeles. The 54-year-old actor was promoting Cyberpunk 2077, a role-playing game set for release next year.
Could an app could save you a trip to the GP when you're sick? Medical chatbots like #tellAda are now used around the world. But how reliable are they? Could AI help us to live longer, healthier lives?
Apple has confirmed it is to replace the iTunes service in its current form, as it splits the software across three apps. The technology giant said the next versions of its macOS operating system, which powers the firm's computers, will replace t...
From a design standpoint, the human foot is kind of a disaster. Although humans evolved to walk upright on two feet, our feet are prone to all kinds of injuries. So, why did natural selection give us this particular foot?
Two Russian crewmembers Oleg Kononenko and Alexey Ovchinin on the International Space Station have ventured into open space.
David Lipman, Impossible Food's chief science officer, discussed how the "meaty" taste in the plant-based product stems from a molecule essential to all living things, and how much effort the company had to go through to get it approved by the FDA.
A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35%, researchers from the University of Cambridge have shown. The researchers programmed a small fleet of miniature robotic c...
A look at scientists' claims about human contribution to global warming.
Three mathematicians aim to clear up the climate change debate for good.
Scientist Mark Miodownik challenges chef Marcus Wareing to a cookery competition.
Provocative documentary following the doctors who can now interrupt the death process.
We venture deep into the forests of Poland in search of a dragon called Smok.
The team investigate the legend of a giant bird predator the size of a small airplane.
The Beast Seekers head to Mongolia's Altai Mountains to hunt for a legendary creature.
We explore the remote, unexplored jungles of Vietnam in search of the Wildman.
5G is the next generation of wireless mobile connections - we take a look at what lies in store when it arrives.
An Irish university has developed a robot to help reduce loneliness among the elderly and those living in care homes. Engineers from Trinity College, Dublin, unveiled Stevie II on Wednesday, Ireland's first socially assistive robot with advance...
Susan Casey-Lefkowitz, with the Natural Resources Defense Council, has hope that, despite a damning UN report outlining the near future extinction of one million animal species, humanity can avert disaster by pressing their elected officials to br...
Wonders of the Universe shows how light holds the key to our understanding of the universe
Wonders of the Universe takes up the story of the force that sculpts the entire universe.
The doctors reveal how we can all stick to those health resolutions we made at New Year.
The doctors consider whether or not meat is bad for us and show us how to spot sepsis.
How to treat allergic reactions and whether new mealtimes can help with dieting.
Featuring a cheat's guide to a better body and how to burn more fat without exercising.
200 volunteers to test a surprising way to cure food cravings.
Dr Saleyha Ahsan reveals new research that could cure snoring.
How to avoid losing your marbles, and Michael Mosley's tips to cure cramp.
Can hay fever be cured? Are smoothies good for you? Is coffee bad for you?
Can you be fit and fat? The team answers this and other health questions.
Wildlife trafficking is the world's second largest black market, and there's one animal that's trafficked more than any other. Cheddar explains how they became the world's most trafficked animal.
A self-driving 25-tonne dumper truck is being trialled in a bid to speed up UK roadworks.The vehicle, which can carry a 40-tonne load, has a laser light unit to spot objects in its way.
It's an acquired taste is a phrase that's commonly mentioned alongside food and drinks like coffee, IPAs, vegetables and more. Have you ever wondered how a taste is actually acquired? Join us as we explore taste and how it pertains to physiology, ...