IMAGE SOURCE, SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARYImage caption, Neodymium-iron-boron is the strongest permanent magnet material in wide-scale use today Name a technology that is all around us, underpins our modern way of living but is hardly recognised for its contribution. How about the magnet?The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering hopes our awareness and appreciation will
There are 14% more tree species than previously thought, according to what researchers are calling the first “scientifically credible” estimate. Of the 73,300 estimated species, the researchers predict there are 9,200 that are yet to be discovered. But most rare species are in tropical forests, fast disappearing because of climate
Japanese technology giant Sony says it will buy video game developer Bungie in a deal worth $3.6bn (£2.7bn). Sony says Bungie, best known for the Destiny and Halo games, will help it “reach billions of players”. Halo is one of the games that contributed to the popularity of Microsoft’s Xbox.
Morocco are through to the last eight of the Africa Cup of Nations after a 2-1 victory over Malawi at the Ahmadou Ahidjo Stadium in Yaounde. Morocco will face Egypt on Sunday. Gabadinho Mhango put Malawi into an early lead with an exceptional strike. But Sevilla striker Youssef En-Nesyri levelled
Lebanese fashion designer Elie Saab returned to the Paris catwalk after nearly two years, turning the page on a troubled period marked by the Beirut port blast and COVID-19, with a collection of vibrant, red carpet-ready looks. Saab sensed a need for release, he told Reuters in an interview ahead