At least 45,000 Android devices infected with un-removable malware
01 November 2019 | 11:18 am
Researchers at cybersecurity firms Malwarebytes and Symantec have uncovered an Android trojan called xHelper that is able to reinstall itself even after users have uninstalled it.
13 Nov 2019
26 Feb 2017
Flexible, soft robots containing muscle-like actuators could revolutionise rehabilitation for the infirm, say researchers at Switzerland's EPFL.
3 Aug 2017
2 die, others injured in Minna electrocution.
26 May 2019
Israeli researchers unveil a beer at a bar in Jerusalem that was brewed from yeast extracted from ancient jars which is similar to what the Pharaohs would have imbibed.
13 Jul 2019
Dancing Bird: Cockatoo Snowball learned 14 dance moves on his own, researchers find.
13 Nov 2019
China has announced that it has officially started to research work on the 6G telecommunications technology. They have formed a research and development promotion group and an expert group to actualise the 6G initiative.
5 May 2020
A new study out of Germany has suggested that the coronavirus infection rate there could be much higher than initially thought. Some 1.8 million people could be infected nationwide, a quarter of them without symptoms.
17 Jun 2020
Two studies show that anti-COVID-19 measures taken by many governments were sensible and effective. Without restrictions on the freedom of movement of their citizens, hundreds of millions more would have fallen ill.
28 May 2021
Ventilators are in high demand because of COVID-19. Supply is tight. As an alternative, could we get oxygen through our backsides? It's not as odd as you think.
26 Sep 2021
Scientists have discovered what is believed to be the world's northernmost landmass -- a yet-to-be-named island north of Greenland that could soon be swallowed up by seawaters. Researchers came upon the landmass on an expedition in July, and initially thought they had reached Oodaaq, up until now the northernmost island on the planet.
11 Sep 2021
Researchers are studying the whales' stress levels in their hormones. iStock Previous studies on tourism's impact on whales, which were based on behavioural observations, concluded that tourism caused only minor disruptions to the mammals.
30 May 2022
In a bid to help address air pollution, researchers at Uganda’s Makerere University have built a low-cost air quality monitor dubbed AirQo, The AirQo has a network of over 80 monitors across Uganda that use cloud-based technology, machine learning and artificial intelligence to collect, analyse, predict, and raise awareness about air quality.
5 mins ago
One month after opening a Tesla factory in Berlin, tech enterprenuer and billionaire Elon Musk opened the newest electric car making facility in Austin, Texas.
1 hour ago
We look at the profiles of some of the hostages released by Hamas over the past three days and take a look at how Israeli papers are reacting to the hostage release deal. We also see why there's little optimism ahead of this week's COP28 climate summit in Dubai. We finish with a look at this year's highly timely Booker Prize winner.
1 hour ago
Samuel Paty was killed by a suspected Islamist after showing cartoons of Prophet Mohammad to his class. Five teenagers are charged with identifying the teacher to his killer for payment.
2 hours ago
North Korea has sent troops to restore border posts that were taken town as part of an agreement to ease tensions, Seoul says.
2 hours ago
The protesters were blocking shipping traffic at the Port of Newcastle over the weekend, challenging the nation's dependence on fossil fuel exports.
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