Domestic appliances use up to double as much energy as stated on their energy labels, according to an EU product survey. Outdated official tests are "vulnerable to misuse" by manufacturers, warn the report's authors.
The super rubber called Resilin enables the tiny spiders to hold on to their prey
Chinese pandas are coming to Berlin. How sweet! Or not? Best-selling German writer and philosopher Richard David Precht believes our relationship to animals is contradictory.
The German army wants to lease Israeli-made armed drones. The move would make the Bundeswehr the 12th country in the world to have weaponized drone capabilities.
Dogs can sniff out drugs, cash and explosives. Now media and researchers are celebrating a new canine skill: their ability to detect tumors. But we shouldn't get too excited about it yet.
Building instruments for fancy space experiments is a tough job, but rewarding if your technology transfers to Earth. Dr Geraint Morgan went from compounds on a comet to sniffing bed bugs in hotels.
Think we're on the back foot with cybersecurity? Well the deeper we explore space the more we are going to need an interplanetary internet, and the more we'll need it to be secure. Could photon entanglement help?
The planets are likely the right size and right temperature to support complex life. The Kepler planet-searching telescope has detected nearly 50 such planets in one small part of the observable universe.
The Paris Air Show is where aviation companies from around the world gather to show off their latest toys. Even the French president seemed to have been dazzled by the display.
After a multi-year boom, aircraft manufactures have recently been in a sales lull. But the world's largest aviation fair in Le Bourget, a suburb of Paris, is supposed to change all that.
That's what Shyam Lakesar from Suratgarh, India wants to know.
What does Brexit mean for science in Britain? A visit to the university town of Coventry.
The UK is preparing to leave the European Union. What does that mean for British science?
Many activities create particulates. In cities, fine dust comes mainly from traffic emissions.
The European Space Agency's Copernicus Sentinel satellite brings us breathtaking pictures of India from space.
By 2100, almost half the people on the planet face heat-related illness or death, even if emissions fall, a study shows.
In a bid to fulfill his campaign pledge to abandon nuclear energy, South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in has said his government will ditch plans to build new nuclear reactors and instead embrace renewable sources.
Anyone with an internet connection was able to access a huge database of personal information on US voters ahead of 2016 elections, a security firm says. The database helped the Republican Party's presidential campaign.
Don't blame the chemists: some of the world's most dangerous substances come from nature itself. Many flowers, seeds and leaves are full of intoxicants and potentially deadly drugs. Hands off!
The EU's top bodies have agreed to provide free internet access in thousands of cities and towns across Europe. The "WiFi4EU" bid would see public places, like parks and libraries, install EU-funded hotspots by 2020.
Tomorrow Today has the answers to the questions that you have always wanted to ask.
When is an irregular heartbeat a threat and when not? In Good Shape goes to the cardiologist.
According to a British study, a mere five minutes of exercise in a green space can measurably boost well-being, self-esteem and mental health.
It looks delicious, it smells delicious, but ask many people and they'll tell you it's fattening. But peanut butter is actually healthier than you think.
Epistaxis - a nosebleed - can be frightening. In fact, it's quite easy to stop the bleeding.
Extremely hot weather can cause health problems, but something can be done to prevent that. Plus: why people with pre-existing conditions should be especially careful in the heat.
A wristband to stop depression, another that zaps you straight, eSports in the classroom in Scandinavia, France battles a Lyme disease "epidemic," and citizen scientists hunt for treasure in South Africa.
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