Should robots ever look like us?

[ad_1] Image copyright Netflix Image caption Should we aim to make robots look exactly like humans or cute cartoonish versions of us? Humanoid robots are a familiar trope in popular culture, but is making machines look like us a little bit creepy and even potentially dangerous?Whether it is Isaac Asimov's

Resistant malaria spreading in South-East Asia

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Malaria parasites resistant to key drugs have spread rapidly in South-East Asia, researchers from the UK and Thailand say.The parasites have moved from Cambodia to Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, where half of patients are not being cured by first-choice drugs. Researchers say the findings raise

Wheelchair basketball player Abdi Jama: I’m lucky to be alive

Transgender treatment: Puberty blockers study under investigation

Gut bacteria may have motor neurone disease role


‘Restore UK bogs’ to tackle climate change

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Restoring peat moors degraded by farming may prove a relatively inexpensive way of tackling climate change, a report shows.Wet peat bogs store carbon that’s been sucked from the air by plants, but many bogs have been drained for farming.As drained peat dries, CO2 is produced

Where were you when man first landed on the moon?

The final 13 minutes before the Moon landing

How Apollo 11 brought humanity together


JS Ondara: The Kenyan rising star singing about life in Trump’s America

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Modest and quietly spoken but with a penchant for the nattiest threads this side of the Tana River, JS Ondara has, in the space of several years, moved to America, taught himself how to play guitar, released an album with Decca Records and supported rock

Actor David Hedison, who appeared in two James Bond films, dies at 92

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Hedison was born in Rhode Island and started out in theatre David Hedison, the US actor best known for playing Felix Leiter opposite two James Bonds, has died at the age of 92.He first played 007's CIA ally in 1973's Live and Let

Marvel Phase 4: A new era for diversity in Hollywood?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Left-right: Lauren Ridloff (aka Makkari), Simu Liu (Shang-Chi) and Tessa Thompson (Valkyrie) Comic book fans have been left giddy with anticipation by the bumper crop of superhero offerings unveiled by Marvel Studios at this year's Comic Con.Details of Marvel's so-called "Phase 4" have

Warner Bros: Man injured at Harry Potter studios

[ad_1] Image copyright Alamy Image caption Foreign objects were reportedly found in a small amount of food at the Warner Bros Studios in Leavesden A man has suffered serious head injuries while filming at Warner Bros Studios in Hertfordshire.An air ambulance and police were called to the studios in Leavesden

Strictly Come Dancing: Oti Mabuse’s sister Motsi to be new judge

[ad_1] Motsi Mabuse, elder sister of Strictly Come Dancing star Oti, has been named as Dame Darcey Bussell's replacement on the BBC One show's judging panel.Originally from South Africa, Motsi is a former South African champion and German Latin champion and a judge on Strictly Come Dancing's German version.Mabuse, 38,





Employment tribunals: ‘I sued my boss and won’

[ad_1] Image copyright Malcolm and Charlotte Loubser Image caption Charlotte Loubser says bringing the claim was hard work and very emotional In the early stages of a difficult second pregnancy, Charlotte Loubser had been sick, nauseous and found herself unable get out of bed.The birth of her first child had

Could Iran tensions push up petrol prices?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The AA says UK petrol prices in July are at their highest level since 2014 With tensions rising after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in the Persian Gulf, oil prices have been volatile, sparking fears a jump in petrol prices could lie ahead.The

What’s the best way to stay awake in meetings?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is reportedly prone to dozing off in meetings. He's not the only one. So is there a trick to stopping those eyelids from suddenly feeling so, so heavy?Meeting-induced sleepiness - it happens to the best of us. Former vice-presidents Joe