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Norway's climate record is not as clean as you think

13th August 2019 | 0

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Hey Google, am I skint?: NatWest to offer smart speaker banking

12th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteNatWest has raised eyebrows by teaming up with Google to allow customers to ask a smart speaker for details about their bank account. The banking provider is running a trial for 500 people to try the service, which will allow them to ask questions about recent transactions and […]

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Man jailed for cyber attacks against police in revenge for bomb hoax conviction

12th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emily Mee, news reporter A 20-year-old man has been jailed for 16 months after launching cyber attacks against police websites. Liam Reece Watts used specialist software to overload the Greater Manchester Police and Cheshire Police websites in separate attacks which temporarily brought down the sites. He […]

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Frog the builder: Goliath amphibian moves rocks to make ponds for young

12th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteIn what must be one of the most astonishing feats of parenting in the animal kingdom, the largest frogs in the world have been found to build their own nursery ponds by lugging around rocks more than half their body weight. The goliath frog’s body can grow up […]

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Where to watch one of the 'best meteor showers of the year'

12th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteIf you find yourself struggling to sleep tonight, seek comfort in the fact you could catch a glimpse of a stunning meteor shower. The Perseid meteor shower is a highlight of the celestial calendar and this year is active from 17 July to 24 August, with some countries […]

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Diarrhoea-causing superbug has 'evolved' to target hospitals

12th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this siteA superbug that causes diarrhoea has evolved to spread in hospitals and is able to sidestep disinfectants, scientists have said. Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is mutating into two separate species, one of which is better able to spread on hospital wards, they added. The bug is also said […]

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Facebook confirms 'news tab' being launched in US

9th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Alexander J Martin, technology reporter Facebook has confirmed it will be launching a “news tab” in the US following reports it has begun to contact media companies to license their stories, but the company remains a competitor to most of them. The confirmation follows a report […]

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Maggots can jump distances 40 times their size – but only in August

9th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Tom Acres, news reporter Jumping without legs may sound as absurd as flying without wings, but it turns out maggots are capable of leaping upwards of 12cm. The tiny insects have been seen catapulting themselves distances of more than 40 times their size. Researchers have filmed […]

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Clothes that grow, plant-based microbeads: 10 solutions to ocean pollution

9th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Emma Birchley, news correspondent Microbeads made from plants not plastic and clothes that stretch as a baby grows are some of the ideas to be awarded a slice of £6m to prevent further ocean pollution. Ten companies have been picked to receive investment by the government […]

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World's oldest fossilised forest discovered in China

8th August 2019 | 0

This post was originally published on this site By Catrin Rutland, news reporter An ancient fossilised forest around 400 million years old has been uncovered in China. Measuring 250,000 square metres, it is the largest Devonian period forest ever uncovered. The fossilised lycopsid trees were discovered near Xinhang and were as tall as 7.7m (25ft […]

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