Nature: Intermittent warm passages let sea turtles cross cold waters on their 9,000 mile migrations

In what experts call their ‘lost years’, some loggerhead sea turtles spend up to two decades migrating from the Japanese beaches of their birth to Baja California. This 9,000-mile journey to distant foraging grounds, however, sees the temperature-sensitive creatures somehow traverse a frigid zone called the Eastern Pacific Barrier. Researchers from the US have finally … Read more

Chinese scientists develop a laser capable of ‘seeing’ hidden objects from a mile away

Laser capable of ‘seeing’ hidden objects from a mile away by calculating how long photons take to travel back and forth could be help self-driving cars identify pedestrians Researchers in Shanghai hid a mannequin in an apartment near campus Firing a laser, they calculated how long photons took to hit different parts of the room … Read more

RAC launches pay per mile car insurance for drivers

The RAC is launching a new, flexible monthly subscription-based car insurance product aimed at saving money for motorists who cover fewer than 6,000 miles a year. Drivers are covering 20 per cent fewer miles than two decades ago, with this trend likely to continue following the coronavirus, meaning pay per mile policies are likely to … Read more

Greenland: Plants nearly a MILE under ice sheet suggest area was once ice-free

Plant fossils, twigs and leaves have been discovered under a mile of ice on Greenland, suggesting the area was free of ice within the last million years.  Scientists from the University of Vermont have called it a ‘stunning’ discovery, with some of the discovered vegetation looking as if it had ‘died yesterday’. The discovery was … Read more

Plants nearly a MILE under Greenland ice sheet suggest the area was once ice-free

Plant fossils, twigs and leaves have been discovered under a mile of ice on Greenland, suggesting the area was free of ice within the last million years.  Scientists from the University of Vermont have called it a ‘stunning’ discovery, with some of the discovered vegetation looking as if it had ‘died yesterday’. The discovery was … Read more

PIERS MORGAN: A seven mile walk with Simon Cowell, our best chat ever… but oh, my blistered feet!

Monday, March 1 ‘Simon would love to meet for a walk,’ emailed Simon Cowell’s partner Lauren Silverman. A WHAT? I’ve done a lot of things with Mr Cowell during our 30-year friendship, but we’ve never gone for a walk. In fact, other than watching him stroll slowly through Britain’s Got Talent audiences like a smug … Read more

Company boss uses tracking device in 50 mile hunt for thieves who stole one of his diggers

Company boss, 35, chases thieves down the motorway and guides police to their van after they stole digger he fitted with a tracker Sam Daniel runs business Ashley Plant Hire in Altrincham, Greater Manchester His company had recently installed tracking systems on its expensive machinery When one was stolen, he followed the tracker for 50 … Read more

Square Mile paid a record £76bn to the taxman last year

Square Mile paid a record £76bn to the taxman last year – representing 10% of all receipts By Daily Mail City & Finance Reporter Published: 23:13 GMT, 9 February 2021 | Updated: 23:13 GMT, 9 February 2021 The financial sector coughed up a record £75.6billion in tax last year, reiterating its importance to the UK … Read more

How bats fly so high: Animals soar up to a MILE above the ground by riding late night winds

Bats are able to soar up to a mile above the ground during flight by riding late night winds and updrafts, according to a new study into the flying mammals. Scientists already knew bats could reach such lofty heights, but until this new study by Southeastern Louisiana University they didn’t know how they soared so far … Read more

Sydney Swans star Buddy Franklin urges fans to get ‘behind his horse’ for All-Star Mile race event

From AFL player to racing enthusiast: Sydney Swans star Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin urges fans to get ‘behind his horse’ ahead of the All-Star Mile race event By Mary Mrad For Daily Mail Australia Published: 22:33 GMT, 4 February 2021 | Updated: 22:33 GMT, 4 February 2021 AFL superstar Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin has urged fans to … Read more