Latest on Nasa’s tipped-over Moon lander Odysseus
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Tech & Science Daily podcast hears from Matthew Cosby, of Cornwall-based Goonhilly Earth Station, which is helping the toppled spacecraft beam data back to Earth - can the mission be saved? Privacy fears over satellite that can ‘zoom on anyone’s face from space’ First off-the-shelf AI-powered humanoid ‘Bezos bot’. Over 100 deep-sea species found three miles down. Also in this episode: New way to squeeze apples ‘may boost health benefits’ MuskMail me...would you sign up to new X email? I’m your mint...George Michael’s new coin. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more informatio ..read more
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Odysseus Moon lander makes history with south pole landing
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3d ago
Intuitive Machines makes history with successful lunar south pole landing. Nasa’s final push to communicate with Voyager 1. The 240-million-year-old reptile likened to a Chinese dragon. How snakes hit the evolutionary jackpot. In this episode: Linda Spilker from Nasa's Jet Propulsion Lab explains efforts to communicate with Voyager 1 Underlying cause of long COVID brain fog discovered by scientists Barriers against Antarctic ice melt disappearing at the double  Scientists discover how bacteria pair up to boost their defence system Follow us on X or on Threads. Hosted on Acast. See a ..read more
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Trident nuclear missile test fails second time in a row
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5d ago
A test launch of the UK’s Trident nuclear missile has ended in failure for the second time in a row.  We hear from one of the University of East London scientists behind a heart disease breakthrough - where they’ve grown a 'heart in a dish' using stem cells.  Nasa seeks US volunteers for a paid one-year ‘mission to Mars’. Also in this episode: WikiLeaks: Julian Assange’s wife addresses crowds outside the Royal Court of Justice  Elon Musk says human implanted with Neuralink brain chip 'can control computer mouse just by thinking' Biggest snake species in the world discovered ..read more
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Possible location of ninth planet in Solar System discovered
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6d ago
Scientists have discovered the possible location of a ninth planet in our Solar System. Out-of-control satellite hurtling towards Earth due to hit our atmosphere on Wednesday morning. Freak winds in the Atlantic jet stream push commercial planes to supersonic speeds. Also in this episode: Study finds herpes infection may double dementia risk in older adults Scientists puzzled by birds scoring as high as primates in cognitive tests Research shows women benefit more from regular exercise than men  Nintendo Direct Partner Showcase announced for tomorrow Notorious cybercrime gang Lockbit di ..read more
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The end of mobile phones in schools?
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1w ago
Teachers get new guidance as ministers ‘ban’ mobile phones in schools. New Airbnb rules to stop the ‘hollowing out’ of local communities. Reports that EU ‘poised to fine Apple about 500 million euros’. Also in this episode: Walkers forced to trespass onto open access countryside Tiny lab-made proteins ‘hold great promise’ to treat Alzheimer’s Mushroom sprouting from live frog in India leaves scientists stunned Sacked Twitter staff in Ghana finally get pay-off Nintendo shares slide on reports of delayed Switch successor release Follow us on X or on Threads. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/p ..read more
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David Nutt: The Psychedelic Renaissance (Brave New World Preview)
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1w ago
Could psychedelics be used to help tackle mental health issues like depression and addiction? In this preview episode of Brave New World, Evgeny Lebedev speaks to Professor David Nutt, one the leading researchers in this controversial field. He also speaks to Buzzfeed journalist Lara Parker who used ketamine assisted therapy to treat clinical depression. To hear the whole interview, including additional interviews with pioneers Robin Carhart-Harris and Amanda Feilding, search 'Brave New World Evening Standard' on your podcast provider. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more informat ..read more
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OpenAI reveals Sora text-to-video AI tool
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by The Evening Standard
1w ago
The company behind ChatGPT reveals convincing AI-generated footage. Why Apple fans are already returning their Vision Pros. Could ultrasound waves help boost fertility? How VR is being used to teach kids about ocean health. In this episode: Freddie Watson from the Blue Marine Foundation explains VR climate lessons for school children Dr Mark R. Miller from the University of Edinburgh explains the use-cases for graphene after a study found it is not dangerous to human health Researchers hail success of new treatment for hard-to-treat cancer Soil microbes may hold the secret to a better-tastin ..read more
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Odysseus Moon launch explained
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1w ago
Moon lander launches successfully on Space X Falcon 9 - but what will it do when it lands? Why scientists have grown beef inside rice. Sadiq Khan: deepfake audio clips nearly caused ‘serious disorder’. Sony: No PS5 price cuts or major game sequels any time soon. Also in this episode: OpenAI says GPT-5 is a ‘little bit smarter’ Robot surgeon in space performs first simulated procedure Why grey squirrels outcompete red rivals Why women interpret emojis differently to men Follow us on X or on Threads. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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TikTok stars 'to warn migrants about crossing the Channel'
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1w ago
Reports suggest influencers could be paid £5,000 for their posts. How close are we to getting solar-panel windows? Joe Biden makes his TikTok debut. What’s next for the 1,700-year-old egg discovered intact? Also in this episode: Martin Deil, CEO of ClearVue Technologies explains the tech behind solar-windows Archaeologist Brett Thorn explains more about the ancient Roman egg Intuitive Machines’ private Moon mission delayed due to fuel issues Apes like to playfully tease each other, scientists find Social media helping young people read ‘proper’ books, says Waterstones chief Follow us on X ..read more
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Super Bowl 2024 adverts taken over by AI
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by The Evening Standard
2w ago
Minions, AI-generated images, and tools for the partially sighted revealed during the ads. Chinese scientists unveil AI child ‘TongTong’. Will water company bosses get their bonuses stopped over sewage spills? How TikTok is going all QVC. Also in this episode: Second US company prepares to make Moon history after Peregrine’s failed mission Google Bard becomes Gemini in AI-brand change Vast personal library of Charles Darwin uncovered for the first time Follow us on X or on Threads. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information ..read more
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