Formula E achieves a first with Buemi and driverless cars

The cars used sensors and on-board systems to navigate the street circuit whilst communicating with each other to avoid contact but one of the two still crashed into barriers.

Historic lift off for Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from NASA's historic launchpad 39A, the origin of the pioneering US spaceflights that took astronauts to the Moon in the 1960s and 1970s.

Weaning off oil, Scottish islands eye renewable future

Scotland has 24 percent of Europe's entire marine energy potential because of its powerful tides.

SpaceX aborts launch

Liftoff was rescheduled to Sunday after 'odd' movements in the engine of the Falcon 9 rocket.

Smartphones are revolutionizing medicine

Smartphones can already act as pedometers, count calories and measure heartbeats.

Scientists claim existence of drowned Pacific Ocean continent

The land mass of 4.5 million square kms (1.74 million square miles) is 94 percent underwater and only its highest points, New Zealand and New Caldeonia, poke above the surface.


Study reveals how high-mileage running makes muscles and tendons more efficient

The medical community is still largely in the dark on how our bodies react to long-distance running, but new research shows that the beneficial adaptations are substantial.


Why the discovery of a small continental fragment in the Indian Ocean matters

Researchers have found a small piece of a "lost continent" buried underneath the lava on Mauritius. THE CONVERSATION AFRICA.

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