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Amazon just gave Alexa a mind of its own by enabling it to ask humans questions. The virtual assistant is using AI to ask question that will help it fill in gaps of conversations to better understand users.
Miners digging for gold in Australia's Outback discovered a three-mile long meteorite crater that was created some 100 million years ago by a 660 feet wide meteor smashing into the Earth.
Experts from the University of Amsterdam mimicked a series of coughs inside a hospital lift to determine how long they lasted under different conditions.
Researchers from Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London examined a range of antibody tests as part of the study.
The 'red cell distribution width' (RDW) test measures the difference in size from a patient's largest to smallest red blood cell.
According to researchers from the US, HIIT exercise routines - which feature short bursts of strenuous exercise - can help older patients regain more function, faster.
In experiments, cats that ate one meal a day in the morning were more satisfied compared to those that ate the same portion at four times throughout the day.
Australian palaeontologists have named the newly-found species of trilobite - a segmented sea creature from 450 million years ago - Gravicalymene bakeri.
Researchers from UCL and York University, Canada measured the response to pain in the brains of 27 infants from newborn to 96 days old using electrodes on their head.
Scientists found no differences in seven genes associated with viral entry of SARS-CoV-2 - the coronavirus that causes Covid-19 - across ethnic groups.
Experts from the US explored why basing one's self-esteem around financial success - the so-called 'Financial Contingency of Self-Worth' - can have drawbacks.
Johnson will call on nations to make ambitious commitments to secure the planet for the next generation at the event hosted by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.
Whether you have trouble seeing at night in your own home or want to reassure little ones in the dark, the Lumi Stick-On Night Light from Eufy is a must-have.
Popular brands including Pringles, Cadbury and Babybel use packaging that either isn't recyclable at all or mostly unrecyclable, Which? found.
Penicillin: fungus accidentally grown by Fleming in 1928 has its genome sequenced for the first time
Researchers from the UK analysed frozen samples of Sir Fleming's original strain of the fungus - and compared them with their modern, industrially-used counterparts from the US.
Canadian researchers looked at data from more than 2.5million people and found that every extra 4in (10cm) of waist size was associated with an 11 per cent higher chance of dying prematurely.
UK users will start seeing the independent, fact-checked information from third-party organisations from Thursday, which will appear in panels above search results.
Britons will be urged to download the mobile tracing app that uses Bluetooth technology to alert users if they have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for the virus
Google Maps has added a new layer showing COVID-19 outbreaks in a region. A seven-day average new infections for the area will appear, with a label showing if cases are trending up or down.
Scientists cryopreserved avocado shoots for the first time, which they say could be shipped to Mars. The team designed a method that stores them in liquid nitrogen, allowing them to be revived later.