United States – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened a preliminary investigation into the Tesla Model S on Thursday after it was reported a Tesla driver died while the semi-autonomous Autopilot system was engaged on Wednesday. In a post on their website, Tesla
From disrupter to disrupted: Apple could be next Tech giant Apple’s share price, that peaked above US$132 a year ago, is now around US$94. This is despite the news that Warren Buffett’s investment conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway had recently acquired more than 9.8 million Apple shares.
Google has been tracking Smartphone users everywhere they go, indicating trips with a red dot on a map to mark and make their location much clearer for identification. You can even track yourself to see whether what we are talking about is true or not.
Meet Boom: The company building The Fastest Supersonic Passenger Airplane Ever The supersonic aircraft is 30% more efficient and 10% faster than Concorde. A 1/3 scale prototype is set to fly late next year (2017). The smart thing about Boom is that it makes use
First-borns may have higher IQ but sibling bonds are what really shape our future First-borns are responsible, middle children are people pleasers and the youngest are attention seekers, we often hear. But scientists have failed to find any real evidence for a link between birth
Virtual reality sex is coming soon to a headset near you The 1992 film Lawnmower Man generated a lot of buzz at the time of its release. As a film about virtual reality (VR), you might think that it was the vivid representation of this
How dogs find their way home (without a GPS) Animals’ ability to navigate long distances has long been shrouded in mystery. From the skill of racing pigeons to find their way home, to the seasonal breeding migration of the humpback whale, a huge range of
What is love? Here’s the science … We’ve all felt it at some time in our lives. Poets write about it, singers sing about it – and a whole industry has grown up around finding it, expressing it and maintaining it. But what is love?
Would we want to regenerate brains of patients who are clinically dead? A trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of patients who have been declared clinically dead has been approved. Reanima Advanced Biosciences aims to use stem cells, injections of
‘Ultracool’ dwarf star hosts three potentially habitable Earth-sized planets just 40 light-years away The search for Earth-like planets – and life – beyond the solar system has long been the stuff of science fiction and fantasy. But today’s ground and space telescopes, high-precision instruments and
Could Shakespeare have been high when he penned his plays? State-of-the-art forensic technology from South Africa has been used to try and unravel the mystery of what was smoked in tobacco pipes found in the Stratford-upon-Avon garden of British playwright William Shakespeare. Residue from clay