Rocket makers probe US explosion
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:27:46 GMT
The builders of an unmanned supply rocket which exploded on the way to the International Space Station have vowed to find the cause of the failure.
Key to sounding charismatic revealed
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:09:15 GMT
An innate ability some people have to manipulate their vocal frequency could be the key to sounding charismatic, according to new research.
Salt destroying fertile land - UN
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:05:28 GMT
About 2,000 hectares of fertile land are lost each day due to damage caused by salt, according to a UN analysis.
Giant tortoise 'miraculous' recovery
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 19:16:16 GMT
A new study confirms that giant tortoise numbers on one of the Galapagos Islands have bounced back thanks to captive breeding.
Met Office supercomputer confirmed
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:41:21 GMT
Plans are unveiled for a £97m supercomputer which will boost the Met Office's computing capacity by 13 times, improving weather forecasting and climate modelling.
Google developing a cancer detector
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 17:35:15 GMT
Google is attempting to diagnose cancers, heart attack risks and other ailments with a system that combines nanoparticles and a wrist-worn sensor.
Two genes linked with violent crime
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:00:21 GMT
Two genes are associated with repeat violent offenders, according to a genetic analysis of almost 900 criminals in Finland.