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Space junk ‘one of Earth’s greatest environmental challenges’

Space junk hurtling round the Earth at speeds of up to 17,400mph is one of the greatest environmental problems facing humanity, an expert has...

How cryonics works: Process of freezing bodies explained

Cryonics involves using extremely low temperatures to preserve bodies in the hope that scientists will one day be able to revive them. After a High...

Folding EcoHelmet for cyclists wins Dyson inventor award

The designer of a folding, recyclable bike helmet has been named as this year's winner of the James Dyson Award. Isis Shiffer made the EcoHelmet...

Calls to end ‘misleading’ speed claims on broadband adverts

A watchdog wants UK broadband companies to change the way they advertise internet speeds so as not to mislead customers. The Advertising Standards Authority...

Uncombable hair traced to genetic roots

Scientists have got to the root of the problem of tangled hair - and say it is all in the genes. Researchers at the universities of...

Baby Boom: Branson unveils supersonic jet faster than Concorde

Sir Richard Branson has unveiled a prototype for a supersonic passenger airliner which its designers claim will be able to fly passengers from London...

Super Mario Run launch date on Apple lifts Nintendo shares

Nintendo shares soared as much as 5.5% on Wednesday as it revealed a launch date for its first Super Mario game for mobile devices. The...

Snapchat files for IPO which could value app at $25bn –...

Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat, has reportedly filed to launch on the stock market in a move that could value the app...

Kids are switching off the telly and heading online, report says

British children are now spending longer online than they do watching TV for the first time, according to official figures. On average, schoolkids aged between...

NHS patients being put ‘at risk’ because of cybersecurity flaws

A Sky News investigation has discovered the NHS trusts putting patients at risk by not protecting their data online. Seven NHS trusts, serving more than...

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