Japan confirms man has same coronavirus as China outbreak

Japan has confirmed a case of the new coronavirus that has killed one person and infected dozens more in China.

Posted 2020/01/16 10:11:00

Scientists create new embryo of nearly extinct rhino

Scientists may be poised to bring the northern white rhino back from the very brink of extinction having successfully created another viable embryo which will be transferred to a surrogate mother.

Posted 2020/01/15 13:16:00

Being rich helps you stay healthy for longer

Being wealthy can add years to a healthy lifespan, new research suggests.

Posted 2020/01/15 03:58:00

Want to delay the menopause? Have more sex

Women who have sex at least once a week start the menopause later than those who make love less than once a month, according to a new study.

Posted 2020/01/14 16:18:00

Windows 7 users warned to upgrade to avoid cyber attacks

Windows 7 users have been warned to upgrade their PCs to avoid possible cyber attacks as support for the software ends.

Posted 2020/01/14 00:04:00

Stardust revealed as oldest solid material on earth

Particles from a long-dead star found inside a meteorite that fell to Earth in the 1960s have been identified as the oldest solid material ever discovered.

Posted 2020/01/13 23:03:00

Scientists keep liver alive outside a body for a week

Scientists have found a way to keep a liver alive outside the body for up to a week, potentially helping people with liver disease or cancer who need a transplant.

Posted 2020/01/13 16:31:00

MI5 chief shrugs off US warnings about Huawei

The head of MI5 has said he does not expect the UK's relationship with America to suffer if Britain decides to include the Chinese company's equipment in its 5G infrastructure.

Posted 2020/01/12 20:55:00

This is the tortoise whose sex drive saved his species

A giant tortoise called Diego who had such an uncontrollable sex drive he may well have reproduced his species back from the brink of extinction is set to retire.

Posted 2020/01/12 16:52:00

Sir David Attenborough research ship facing launch delay

British Antarctic Survey (BAS) may be forced to cancel ship-based polar science for at least the next year after delays to its new vessel, the Sir David Attenborough, Sky News has learned.

Posted 2020/01/12 14:41:00

Gamer having seizure saved by online friend 5,000 miles away

A teenage gamer in Cheshire who had a seizure in his room unbeknownst to his parents was saved when his friend called the police from 5,000 miles away in Texas.

Posted 2020/01/11 19:04:00

Jail for man who put navy personnel at risk by selling unfit tech

A technology firm boss who put Royal Navy personnel at risk by selling unsuitable equipment to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has been jailed.

Posted 2020/01/10 18:50:00

COBRA: Could a solar flare wipe out power on Earth?

New disaster series COBRA opened with a mayday call and a pilot in distress as a plane lost control over the UK.

Posted 2020/01/10 12:57:00

Warner Bros to use artificial intelligence to predict box office hits

Warner Bros are going to start using artificial intelligence (AI) to help predict how successful their films could be.

Posted 2020/01/09 11:32:00

Facebook and eBay take action on fake reviews

Facebook and eBay have taken action to combat the trade in fake and misleading online reviews after pressure from the UK competition watchdog.

Posted 2020/01/08 12:06:00

Self-sinking golf balls and a flying taxi hit tech expo

Self-sinking golf balls and an electric flying taxi have been the latest innovations to surprises audiences at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Posted 2020/01/08 11:05:00

Cyber security breaches hit unprecedented highs in UK defence industry

Cyber security breaches have risen to unprecedented levels across the British defence industry over the last year, according to a heavily redacted government document obtained by Sky News.

Posted 2020/01/08 08:33:00

Five times more breast cancer genes found than previously known

Scientists have found that DNA errors linked to an increased risk of breast cancer affect five times as many genes than were previously known.

Posted 2020/01/07 18:00:00

Travelex down to pen and paper as it suffers ransomware attack

Police are investigating hackers holding Travelex's computers for ransom, forcing the company's staff to resort to using pen and paper to record transactions.

Posted 2020/01/07 13:21:00

Musk flaunts striptease moves in front of Tesla workers in China

Elon Musk has celebrated the first delivery of cars from Tesla's new factory in Shanghai by flying out to China and performing striptease moves in front of his own workers.

Posted 2020/01/07 11:09:00