Tech & Science Daily: Fossil of ‘first animal predator’ named after Sir David Attenborough

·1-min read
 (PA)
(PA)

A 560-million-year-old fossil named after Sir David Attenborough is the ‘first animal predator’.

Tech & Science Daily spoke to Dr Phil Wilby, from the British Geological Survey, who is one of the lead scientists behind the discovery, made in Charnwood Forest near Leicester.

Dr Wilby describes the creature as having tentacles and being around 20cm in length.

It's the earliest known creature to have a skeleton and the earliest evidence of animals that separated as colonies into multiple individuals.

Amazon Prime monthly subscriptions are to increase by a pound to £8.99 and annual memberships will go from £79 to £95.

They say the price rise was its first in the UK since 2014 and was due to "increased inflation and operating costs".

Noticed Instagram looks a bit different lately?

Well, celebs such as Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner have and they aren't happy. They’ve joined a viral campaign calling on the platform “to stop trying to be like TikTok”.

Part-nationalised OneWeb is merging with French satellite rival Eutelsat - to create a ‘global player’ in space-based internet.

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy said it meant the UK taxpayer would now have a "significant stake in what will become a single, powerful, global space company."

Plus, why green bananas could ‘prevent cancers’ in people with a hereditary risk, scientists create an ink that’s capable of storing secret data, why outdoor swimming might be an alternative to antidepressants, and how our teardrops show more than just emotion.

Listen here or here:

You can also find us on your Spotify Daily Drive or wherever you stream your podcasts.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting