James Vincent is Science and Technology Reporter for The Independent, with his work appearing online and in print.
13 November 2014 10:45 AM
Microsoft say they are close to shifting 10 million consoles - and they can count on the Halo effect of upcoming blockbuster titles to speed them to this target
13 November 2014 10:22 AM
'Rosetta’s lander Philae is safely on the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, as these first two CIVA images confirm,' say ESA
13 November 2014 09:41 AM
Weak gravity and misfiring harpoons are the main reasons - but the lander is safe on the surface now (if maybe not so secure)
12 November 2014 04:20 PM
"This is a big step for human civilisation," said Jean Jacques Dordain, Director General of ESA
12 November 2014 03:24 PM
The lander is expected to touchdown on the comment around 15.30GMT - but we won't hear anything about it until neared to 16.00GMT
12 November 2014 12:56 PM
Following the re-launch of the imprint this May, Pelican's new site strives to keep true to the publisher's mission of accessible, educational books for all
12 November 2014 11:50 AM
The wireless optogenetic device (above) was implanted in mice to turn genes on and off, and was activated by human brain signals picked up by EEG
12 November 2014 10:53 AM
The insects could be released into rubble to locate trapped survivors
12 November 2014 10:18 AM
The iPhone's iMessage system has been blamed for years for disappearing texts
The Rosetta comet is singing: as the orbiter approaches, the ESA uploads audio of the comet's warbling magnetic 'song'
11 November 2014 03:40 PM
The 'song' - thought to be caused by oscillations in the comet's electrically charged pseudo-atmosphere - is well below the threshold of human hearing
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Crystal meth addict 'gouged out his eyes and ate them' while high on drug, Australian MP claims
- 2 Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'
- 3 Group of students refused entry to Leicester nightclub 'because they are black'
- 4 Irish people are travelling home from all over the world so they can vote to legalise gay marriage
- 5 Arsenal fan asks the Queen for tickets to the FA Cup final - gets a reply from Buckingham Palace