Health

Wales 'behind' in technology to detect prostate cancer

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Around 32,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed annually in the UK A father-of-four who survived prostate cancer has said he is “fortunate” to be alive after an MRI scan spotted the disease before it developed. Sion Brynach, from Cardiff, is now calling for more men to get […]

Emotional eating 'learned by children not inherited'

Cannabis oil row: Billy Caldwell discharged from hospital

Theresa May is asked where NHS cash will come from

Technology

The $300 system in the fight against illegal images

Image copyright Christian Haschek A security researcher has built a system for detecting illegal images that costs less than $300 (£227) and uses less power than a lightbulb. Christian Haschek, who lives in Austria, came up with the solution after he discovered an image showing child sex abuse had been uploaded on his image hosting […]

Amazon Echo comes to Marriott hotels

AI for animals

Feeling the heat?

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Puan, oldest known Sumatran orangutan, dies in Australia

Image copyright ALEX ASHBURY/ PERTH ZOO Image caption Puan, 62, was given to Perth Zoo in 1968 The world’s oldest known Sumatran orangutan has died in an Australian zoo aged 62, leaving behind 54 descendants. Puan, described as the “grand old lady” of Perth Zoo, was euthanised on Monday due to age-related complications. She had […]

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How hats were placed atop the Easter Island statues

Image copyright Terry Hunt Image caption One of the world’s archaeological wonders on Rapa Nui in the southeast Pacific The famous statues of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island, are best known for their deep-set eyes and long ears. They also sport impressive multi-tonne hats made from a different rock type. Quite how these pukao, as […]

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'Dumpling-shaped' space rock comes into view

A Japanese space probe has been sending back images as it approaches its target, the asteroid Ryugu. Source link