False widow spiders’ fangs carry harmful bacteria resistant to antibiotic treatments

Many fear the bite of a false black widow spider, which can lead to painful swelling, stiffness and large abscesses. In rare cases it’s been blamed for paralysis, amputations and even death, but a new study confirms it’s not the arachnid’s bite that’s dangerous—it’s the bacteria on its fangs.  In a new study published in Scientific … Read more False widow spiders’ fangs carry harmful bacteria resistant to antibiotic treatments

Elon Musk’s Boring Company hosts a ‘tunnel rave’ insides its Las Vegas Loop

Elon Musk’s Boring Company give first look at boarding area of new Las Vegas Loop – and shows off with ‘tunnel rave’ of flashing lights and blaring Avici music Elon Musk’s The Boring Company hosted a ‘tunnel rave’ in its Vegas Loop The firm celebrated the completion of the passenger boarding area This is also … Read more Elon Musk’s Boring Company hosts a ‘tunnel rave’ insides its Las Vegas Loop

Robocallers are posing as Apple and Amazon support to trick consumers in new scam

Robocallers are posing as Apple and Amazon support to trick consumers into handing over credit cards and account information  Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning consumers of a robocall scheme Scammers are pretending to be Apple and Amazon customer support  They are tell people there is an issue with their account or an ordered package … Read more Robocallers are posing as Apple and Amazon support to trick consumers in new scam

World’s largest solar telescope in Hawaii releases its first image of 10,000-mile wide sunspot

  World’s largest solar telescope in Hawaii releases its first image of 10,000-mile wide sunspot that could fit the entire Earth inside The Inouye Solar Telescope captured its first image of a sunspot  The image achieved  a spatial resolution about 2.5 times higher than others The sunspot measures 10,000 miles across and its center is is 7,500F … Read more World’s largest solar telescope in Hawaii releases its first image of 10,000-mile wide sunspot

Scientists predict volcanic eruptions by looking at decades-old lava crystals 

Lava crystals that erupted from volcanoes more than half a century ago can reveal secrets about when they may next erupt, a new study claims.  US scientists analysed crystals formed inside a type of porous rock that burst from the Kīlauea volcano in Hawaii in 1959.  The crystals had an odd shape that, along with computer … Read more Scientists predict volcanic eruptions by looking at decades-old lava crystals 

Scientists predict volcanic eruptions by looking at decades-old lava crystals 

Lava crystals that erupted from volcanoes more than half a century ago can reveal secrets about when they may next erupt, a new study claims.  US scientists analysed crystals formed inside a type of porous rock that burst from the Kīlauea volcano in Hawaii in 1959.  The crystals had an odd shape that, along with computer … Read more Scientists predict volcanic eruptions by looking at decades-old lava crystals 

Jupiter and Saturn will appear together as a brightly-shining ‘double planet’ Christmas week

The two largest planets in the solar system, Jupiter and Saturn, will appear closer to each other in the night sky during Christmas week than at any point in the past 800 years, astronomers say.  Both gas giants, they have been gradually getting closer to one another since the start of summer and will appear … Read more Jupiter and Saturn will appear together as a brightly-shining ‘double planet’ Christmas week

NASA Astronauts grow radishes in SPACE for the first time aboard the International Space Station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have added a new item to the dinner menu – radishes. NASA astronauts recently harvested fresh radish plants from the station’s Advanced Plant Habitat (APH) and Vegetable Production System (Veggie), which use LED lights to stimulate plant growth. Kate Rubins pulled 20 of the root vegetables from the system … Read more NASA Astronauts grow radishes in SPACE for the first time aboard the International Space Station

Apple and Amazon reveal accessibility features for the vision-impaired

US tech giants Amazon and Apple have announced new accessibility features for their technology aimed to help people with impaired vision.  Amazon’s new feature, called Show and Tell, helps blind and partially sighted people identify common household grocery items.  The feature, which launches in the UK today, works with Amazon’s Echo Show range – devices that … Read more Apple and Amazon reveal accessibility features for the vision-impaired

Build-a-bot! ESA releases blueprints to allow for 3D printed miniature Rosalind Franklin rover

Build-a-bot! ESA releases blueprints for an adorable miniature version of its Rosalind Franklin ExoMars rover so you can 3D print it at home The blueprint is freely available and anyone with a 3D printer can make the replica for less than £500   Structural parts for ExoMy take around two weeks to make out of PLA, … Read more Build-a-bot! ESA releases blueprints to allow for 3D printed miniature Rosalind Franklin rover