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A tech firm says it has developed software that enables CCTV cameras using artificial intelligence to “read” the emotions of people in crowds.Soho-based start-up Sensing Feeling says the system has the potential to predict people’s behaviour by scanning faces and body language to assess their mood. The
Get your telescopes and cameras ready as space fans are in for another celestial treat this month. The Geminid meteor shower is set to grace our skies, with the chance to see up to 120 meteors per hour.
Scientists are investigating strange blinking lights in the sky for indications that they are signs of "interstellar communication lasers" or alien structures.A number of appearing and vanishing objects have been spotted among the stars and are puzzling the scientists who are trying to understand
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Possible find of female bones in Mount Athos raises eyebrowsDiscovery of remains in all-male monastic community in northern Greece poses questions
Starwatch: the moon passes the bright star of the lion's breastLook east this week to find the constellation Leo, as the moon, entering its last phase, passes the bright white star Regulus
Rising temperatures will see the deadly tsetse fly, also known as the "fly of death" expand its range in northern Zimbabwe, but scientists have developed a way of stopping them: stationary purple "cows".With hotter temperatures recorded in the Zambezi Valley, northern Zimbabwe, the
New Orleans has declared a state of emergency after falling victim to a cyber attack which forced the shutdown of all the city government’s computers.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg and Germany's national railway company created a tweetstorm Sunday after she posted a photo of herself sitting on the floor of a train surrounded by lots of bags. The image has drawn plenty of comment online about the performance of German railways. Some Twitter users
Around 330 A.D., nearly 20 years after the Emperor Constantine made Christianity legal in the Roman empire, two young Syrian men appeared at the court of Emperor Ella Amida in Aksum, the capital of an ancient kingdom based in modern-day Ethiopia. The young men had survived a shipwreck and impressed the
Race against time to launch Europe’s troubled mission to Mars. European Space Agency asks for help from Nasa with ExoMars project as trials fail and cost rises to €1bn
Marathon U.N. climate talks ended Sunday with a slim compromise that sparked widespread disappointment, after major polluters resisted calls for ramping up efforts to keep global warming at bay and negotiators postponed debate about rules for international carbon markets for another year. Organizers
The brains of mothers and their babies sync up more easily when the mother is happy, a new study from Cambridge University has shown.
A newly-elected Conservative MP has been criticised after it emerged she owns an app which charges foodbanks to include their shopping lists of needed items.Miriam Cates, who won the seat of Penistone and Stocksbridge in South Yorkshire in Thursday’s election, and her husband Dave are behind the app
Mississippi family warns others that their surveillance cameras could be compromised; Ring says the company is investigating the incident and that security was not breached.
Change is afoot for the official measuring stick used to size up big places in America. Some land surveyors use what’s known as the U.S. survey foot. Others use the definition that’s more accepted by the broader world: the international foot.