Thumbs in the cloud: Xbox’s next-gen plans go beyond any one console

Since as early as 2015, global Xbox boss and Microsoft VP Phil Spencer has been talking…

Milk tooth found in Italy belonged to a Neanderthal child

Milk tooth belonging to ‘one of the last Neanderthals in Northern Italy’ who lived 45,000 years…

Every single river in England FAILS tests for chemical pollution

England’s filthy waterways: Every river and lake in the country fails to meet quality tests for…

Oldest sperm found in a female crustacean from 100 million years ago

World’s oldest sperm is discovered inside a female crustacean that mated and was then trapped in…

Gene in the brain of men controls sex drive, study finds

Scientists discover a gene in the brain that controls sexual desire in men – and it…

Could robots in care homes solve the UK's social care crisis?

Meet Pepper, a robot friend for the elderly that could be a vital helping hand for…

TikTok is a pawn in the battle for tech supremacy between US and China

China has responded to the US attempt to ban, or force a sale, of ByteDance’s wildly…

One in four people in Medieval Europe had parasitic roundworms

One in four people in Medieval Europe may have had a parasitic roundworm living in their…

For the first time in decades, Earth Overshoot Day has been pushed back

Every year, humans consume more natural resources than the planet can replenish. This year, however, the…

Gamma-ray heartbeat in gas cloud powered by black hole is 'baffling'

Mysterious ‘gamma-ray heartbeat’ from a gas cloud 15,000 light years away that is powered by an…

Researchers hunt bats in Thai jungle to find the origins of covid-19

Researchers have been trekking though the Thai countryside to catch bats in their caves in an…

Microplastics are found in every sample of seafood bought at a market

Microplastics are discovered in every sample of seafood purchased at a food market – with the…