Top 10 Oldest Universities Around the World

The word university is derived from the Latin universitas magistrorum et scholarium, roughly meaning “community of teachers and scholars”. The term was coined by the Italian University of Bologna, which, with a traditional founding date…

Microsoft developing bone-conduction headset that guides the blind

While the act of walking down the street might be second nature to most of us, it can be a much more difficult experience for those who are blind or visually impaired. To combat the issue, Microsoft has developed a headset that uses bone-conducting…

Galaxy Note 4: Full Details of Samsung Next Phablet Leak Weeks Ahead of Release

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The listing for the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 on the website of Indonesian retailer Eraphone which also lists a full spec sheet. Eraphone The full specifications of the latest product in Samsung's large smartphone/small tablet Galaxy Note range…

Can you own a language?

In its first-ever transparency report, the Wikimedia Foundation revealed a handful of odd stories about takedown requests sent to Wikipedia. Among the claims on public-domain books and monkey selfies was a curious request from 2012: that Wikipedia…

iPhone 6 Reportedly Launching Sooner Than Expected

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When it comes to Apple, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White has a mixed track record. He was the first Apple watcher to reveal that the company planned to launch an iPad mini, though details were scarce at the time, and he also was the first…

Epigenetic Engineering: Silencing A Gene Can Cause Cancer

Cancer doesn't always begin with genetic mutations: simply turning a gene off is enough. Studies with mice has provided the first evidence that turning a gene on or off can cause cancer. The study gives hope on how epigenetic engineering (deliberately…

How Apple Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Big Screen

The line defining smartphones and tablets has been blurring for some time now, but it may reached its peak with the launch of the Fonepad from Asus, which the company describes as a "tablet with phone functions". While this may be an extreme…

Salman Abedi named as the Manchester suicide bomber – Everything we know about him

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​A British man of Libyan origin. The Manchester Arena suicide bomber had made trips to Libya, Downing Street said last night, as intelligence agencies combed his connections with al-Qaeda and Islamic State in his parents’ homeland. Salman…

Stephen Hawking has some very choice words for Donald Trump.

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Stephen Hawking Slams Donald Trump: British Physicist Says America Needs To Tackle Climate Change Famed scientist Stephen Hawking expressed his concern over President Donald Trump's environmental policies during a recent interview on "Good…
Rabbit hole leads to incredible 700-year-old Knights Templar cave complex

Rabbit hole leads to 700-year-old Knights Templar cave complex

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Rabbit hole leads to incredible 700-year-old Knights Templar cave complex A rabbit hole in the UK conceals the entrance to an incredible cave complex linked to the mysterious Knights Templar.Knights Templar cave complex New photos show the…

Scientists Are Officially Preparing For The End Of The World

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When Will The World End? Artificial Intelligence Scientists Discuss Doomsday Plans In Arizona Desert Close   Scientists have begun actively preparing for the end of the world. A group of experts met in the Arizona desert to discuss potential…

​Scientists find 'oldest human ancestor'

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​Scientists find 'oldest human ancestor' Researchers have discovered the earliest known ancestor of humans - along with a vast range of other species. They say that fossilised traces of the 540-million-year-old creature are "exquisitely…