Astronomers gain new tape measure for the universe

Using binary stars as a standard for reference, astronomers have measured the distance to our neighbouring galaxy, the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC), more accurately than ever before.

Dystopian Distance racing game hits Kickstarter

Racing games have been around for years now and have certainly come a very long way since the early CGA days of Test Drive.

Photons teleported over 60 miles

Chinese scientists have smashed the distance record for quantum teleportation, zapping entangled photons over 60 miles.

Fracking safe - within limits, says study

The controversial technique for shale gas production known as fracking won't contaminate water sources, say researchers - as long as there's a safe distance between the injection source and water supplies.

Why 3D gives you headaches

A new report has shed light on the way in which 3D viewing may cause eyestrain and headaches.

Team convinces subjects they're Barbie-doll sized

Scientists at Sweden's Karolinska Institutet have been messing with people's heads, convincing them that they're just a foot tall.