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Volvo develops the ‘no death’ car: Vehicles which drive themselves and are totally crashproof could be on British roads in eight years

Volvo develops the 'no death' car

Car giant Volvo is developing ‘no death’ cars that drive themselves and are impossible to crash – ready for launch in showrooms within eight years. The computerised vehicles will be fitted with high-tech sensors and will ‘refuse to be steered’ into other objects. Volvo says they will be on sale to customers by 2020, but

Punjab entrepreneur sets up 10-storey building in Mohali in 48 hours (video)

Punjab entrepreneur sets up 10-storey building in Mohali in 48 hours

It was a promise delivered floor by floor. In just 48 hours, an entrepreneur has constructed a 10-storey building in this suburban town in Punjab. The red and grey facade building, Instacon, stood tall on an industrial plot in Mohali, 10 km from Chandigarh, Saturday, two days after Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal

One step closer to civilian space travel: Engine breakthrough could see jets fly from London to Sydney in less than five hours (video)

Engine breakthrough could see jets fly from London to Sydney in less than five hours

It is being hailed as the greatest breakthrough in air travel since the invention of the jet. British experts yesterday unveiled an engine that promises to fly passengers from London to Sydney in under five hours at speeds of up to 4,000mph. Its creators believe the revolutionary design, which yesterday gained formal approval from the

Poseidon Undersea Resort: Luxury hotel under the sea

Poseidon Undersea Resort: Luxury hotel under the sea

Most guests luxury hotels are not thrill-seekers – but visitors to the Poseidon Undersea Resort will have to take a serious leap of faith. The holiday complex is set to be located 40ft under the sea in a lagoon off the shore of a private island in Fiji. It will house 25 suites, as well

The yawn of the unborn: Scientists prove foetuses yawn in the womb (video)

The yawn of the unborn: Scientists prove foetuses yawn in the womb

Waiting to enter the world is a tedious business – so perhaps it should come as no surprise that foetuses yawn. Scientists have shown conclusively for the first time that unborn babies yawn repeatedly in the womb. But it is not because they are sleepy or bored. The most likely explanation is that foetal yawning