Police want to 3D print a dead man's fingers to access his phone
Law enforcement officers have asked a professor at Michigan State if he can help unlock a murder victim's phone. The police want the professor to reproduce the victim’s fingerprint from a prerecorded scan, which could be then used to unlock the phone.
Tesla's autopilot prevented a driver from hitting a pedestrian
A Tesla Model S owner has reported that his car's autopilot saved the life or prevented a pedestrian from being seriously injured in Washington DC last week. According to Elon Musk, Tesla were able to verify the event by looking through the vehicle's logs.
Alcohol is directly responsible for seven forms of cancer
In a study, published in the scientific journal Addiction, healthcare professionals have endorsed findings that say alcohol causes seven forms of cancer. The report goes on to say that people who consume low to moderate amounts are still at risk.
Source: The Guardian
According to NASA 2016 is set to be the hottest year on record
NASA analyses of ground-based observations and satellite data has confirmed that two key climate change indicators – global surface temperatures and Arctic sea ice extent – have broken numerous records through the first half of 2016.
Lampposts and churches will recharge Amazon's fleet of drones
Amazon has been awarded a patent for "docking stations" so its delivery drones can be built on tall structures such as lampposts or churches. The stations will allow the unmanned machines to recharge before they continue delivering up packages.
Are we 10 years away from finding life outside our Solar System?
Astronomers have said that discovery of life outside our solar system could be just 10 years away after they found further evidence of two “precious” exoplanets are similar to Earth. The astronomers say the planets are "rocky" just like Mars, Venus or Earth,