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Neolithic dog’s face reconstructed from skull unearthed on Orkney

The face of a dog that lived around 4,500 years ago has been reconstructed after a skull was found in an ancient burial mound. The...

Public to vote for name of minor planet in our solar...

Astronomers have invited the public to help decide the name of a planet in our solar system. The minor planet was discovered in 2007 in...

Israel’s moon mission set to make space exploration history

Israel will become only the fourth nation to successfully land on the moon if its robotic spacecraft Beresheet touches down softly on Thursday. A potential...

Facebook to stop pushing painful memories of dead friends

Facebook is launching a range of features to prevent itself from upsetting users by encouraging them to invite dead friends to parties, or wish...

Black hole revealed: First-ever image unveiled by scientists

The first-ever real picture of a black hole has been revealed, in what is being hailed as a historic moment for science. Assembled by data...

Airbnb to allow renting in occupied Palestinian territories

Airbnb has reversed its decision to ban rental listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank, which is considered an occupied Palestinian territory by...

Long-term use of antidepressants could cause permanent damage, doctors warn

Long-term antidepressant users are risking permanent damage to their bodies, according to leading medical experts. Dr Tony Kendrick, a professor of primary care at the...

Google Wing drone deliveries get green light in Australia

A drone-delivery firm owned by Google's parent company, Alphabet, has been given the green light to take to the skies above Australia. Wing, as the...

Scientists discover new state of matter that allows atoms to exist...

Scientists have discovered a new state of matter that allows atoms to exist as both solid and liquid at the same time. It was previously...

Man who made millions blackmailing porn users jailed

A computer hacker who made millions of pounds blackmailing people who visited pornography websites has been sent to jail. Zain Qaiser, 24, was jailed for...