Two Japanese rovers will be launched on Friday 21 September local time and begin exploring the Ryugu asteroid.
The high-profile lifestyle website has agreed to pay authorities the sum after it was found to be making unfounded claims about its jade and rose quartz vaginal eggs.
NASA's Opportunity has been caught in a large-scale dust storm and marooned since early June but scientists are optimistic the storm is dying down and its beloved vehicle can be coaxed back into action.
The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a consultation on whether children should be able to purchase energy drinks.
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A perfect storm of climatic conditions, genetic quirks and the wasps' life cycle have resulted in increased numbers of wasps becoming 'intoxicated' and making a nuisance of themselves with heightened numbers of stinging attacks.
First announced by Trump back in June, Space Force is now closer to reality with Vice-President Mike Pence providing further detail on the new arm of the military.
With a wide-ranging new memoir, 'Run For Your Life' under his belt, the former Australian Foreign Minister discusses the impact of Trump, the rise of China and the potentially calamitous impact of climate change.
The object was discovered back in 2016 but it has now been described as a 'rogue planet' after scientists determined it was moving on its own, without an orbiting star.
The ruling overrides a previous settlement between the US government and Texan organisation Defense Distributed that made it legal to post 3D printable gun plans on the internet.
The hugely popular singer and actress is now reportedly in a stable condition after an apparent drug overdose. Her plight highlights an opioid epidemic in the US which is increasingly affecting young women.
The new drug, Krintafel (Tafenoquine), may be an important step towards eliminating the mosquito-borne disease.
The Parker Probe will undertake the closest ever observation of the Earth's sun.
The American department store topped the Luxury Institute’s 2018 Emotionally Intelligent Brand Index.
The Alphabet CEO and Google co-founder has been unveiled as one of the strategic backers of OPENER, a Silicon Valley startup with ambitious plans for a flying car like personal aircraft.
The Tesla CEO and futurist made the pledge in a Twitter exchange on 11 July.
The US President aims to establish a new branch of the military to be known as ‘Space Force’.
For the first time, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will list gaming disorder in its International Statistical Classification of Diseases (ICD).
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has uncovered carbon molecules, key materials for life to exist on the planet.
Unity, the winged space plane owned by Branson's Virgin Galactic, achieved supersonic flight in a test run over California’s Mojave Desert.
After repeated warnings to address unacceptable pollution levels, six countries must now answer to the European Court of Justice.
The Titomic Kinetic Fusion printer has the capacity to change the way products are manufactured in the fields of aviation and space, according to the Melbourne-based company.
The government aims to save A$2 billion by tightening its R&D Tax Incentive scheme.
It has been described as the biggest scandal in the history of Australian horse racing, with well-known industry figures found guilty of doping-related offences.
The British foreign secretary is leaving no stone unturned in his bid to keep the Iran accord in play.
Volkswagen's former CEO is squarely in the sights of the US Justice Department and German prosecutors, after being indicted on charges of conspiracy and wire fraud.
With Donald Trump pulling the US out of the Paris agreement, the billionaire former New York mayor is taking the responsibility on himself.
The NASA satellite known as TESS is heading towards its proper orbit where it will begin its quest to find new planets and contribute to the search for alien life.
An American airport has found that smart glass capable of adjusting for sunlight exposure results in travellers hanging around longer and spending more.
A highly exclusive dating app is being accused of promoting class segregation, but the founder insists it's just about bringing people with similar interests together.
With competitors Amazon and Alphabet making significant strides in the machine learning and AI sector, Apple has headhunted one of Google's key players to ensure it keeps pace.
Elon Musk could be worth up to $50 billion more in 2028, as Tesla's shareholders agree to an eye-watering incentive package that will vest only if he hits a number of ambitious financial targets.
Elizabeth Holmes was America's youngest billionaire, the inventor whose technology would change the landscape of medicine globally, but the SEC has confirmed it was all built on lies.
Space battles have long been a main ingredient of big-screen blockbusters, but they could soon be a reality if President Trump's comments are anything to go by.
Despite battling motor neurone disease since the age of 21, Stephen Hawking became one of history's most influential theoretical physicists.
Space X has accelerated its push towards Mars colonisation, with Elon Musk revealing that the super rocket currently in construction could be ready to launch early in 2019.
The list of Mattel's "shero" dolls lengthens as a host of wonder women are honoured with miniature models of themselves.
A medical device facility is taking a fresh approach to staff retention.
Space X's super rocket has taken off without hiccup, and space enthusiasts are seeing it as one giant leap towards Musk's ultimate goal of settling Mars.
Stargazers stayed up late across the globe in the hope of taking the perfect photo of the rare lunar phenomenon.
Thousands of people in Alaska and British Columbia evacuated their homes to find higher ground or head inland as the tsunami sirens sounded, but the official warnings have since been lifted.
The last three years have been the hottest ever, and experts warn we are creating an "inhospitable planet".
After months of feeding mice 8-16 times their daily salt intake, scientists found that brain function rapidly deteriorated.
The bubonic plague has already claimed 124 lives and nine countries have been warned about its spread.
Young medics show support controlled euthanasia in direct opposition to their seniors.