McLaren reveal futuristic race car for 2050 featuring AI co-pilot and self-healing tyres

McLaren have given fans their take on what the future looks like as they presented a futuristic race car that can take to the tracks in 2050.  McLaren Applied Technologies, the sister company of the Formula One team, worked extensively gathering opinions from fans of the sport and now present the 2050: the MCLExtreme which features … Read more

Video journey into mysterious Antarctic lake buried under 3,500 feet of ice that could hold life

Researchers in Antartica have reveal the first glimpse at a mysterious Antarctic lake ‘twice the size of Manhattan’ buried under 3,500 feet of ice that could hold life. Mercer Subglacial Lake is a hydraulically active lake that lies more 1000m beneath the Whillans Ice Plain, a fast moving section of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.  … Read more

Burial site of Cleopatra and Mark Antony will be ‘uncovered soon’

Burial site of Cleopatra and Mark Antony will be ‘uncovered soon’: Final resting site of the famed Pharaoh will be revealed near the Egyptian city of Alexandria, archaeologist claims Archaeologists believe that they have found the tomb of the ancient couple They say the crypt is in Taposiris Magna, around eighteen miles from Alexandria  Historians believe … Read more

Scientists find a way to bring shattered and ruined ancient artefacts back to life with AI

The final piece of the archaeological puzzle: Scientists find a way to bring shattered and ruined ancient artefacts back to life using AI Algorithm predicts what the neighbouring fragments should look like It virtually pieces these together to produce a recreated image of the art  Archaeologists say it could drastically reduce the time for restoring artefacts By … Read more

Has AI found a new human ancestor? Evidence of extinct hominid spotted by algorithm

The traditional view The traditional ‘Out of Africa’ model suggests that modern humans evolved in Africa and then left in a single wave around 60,000 years ago.  The model often holds once modern humans left the continent, a brief period of interbreeding with Neanderthals occurred. This explains why individuals of European and Asian heritage today … Read more

Life on Earth may have started thanks to a modified version of RNA

DNA – deoxyribonucleic acid – is widely known as the molecule found in the nucleus of all our cells that contains genetic information. It is shaped like a double-helix and made of small sections called nucleotides.  Each nucleotide contains a nucleobase, a sugar, and a phosphate group. The sugar component in this particular molecule is … Read more

Hovershoes are here! $200 self-balancing skates slip under your shoes to propel you at 7mph

Move over, hoverboards.  A new pair of hovershoes unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show could soon replace your scooter, bike and skateboard – just don’t try to take them for a spin in the rain.  Called the Motokick hover shoes, the $200 self-balancing skates slip underneath your shoes to propel users at speeds of up … Read more