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
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
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- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more