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2011-10-29 07:07:34

Apple and Microsoft have both filed patents for touchless, gesture-based control systems, setting the stage for a potential battle over ownership of the emerging technology.

Gene Therapy May Improve Some Forms Of Blindness
2011-10-28 09:45:12

A UK man is being treated for the progressive genetic disorder, choroideraemia, in an attempt to reverse his blindness.

Intellectual Property Lawsuits Against Amazon On Rise
2011-10-28 08:55:13

In a declaration filed with US financial regulators, Online retail giant Amazon has revealed that 11 companies have filed patent lawsuits against it since the start of 2011.

Successful Launch For NASA's NPP Satellite
2011-10-28 06:00:15

NASA’s NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) satellite launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California this morning at about 2:48 a.m. local time (5:48 EDT) aboard a Delta II rocket.

Forensic Scientists Criticize FBI's New CODIS Plan
2011-10-18 04:53:22

Five members of the forensic science community criticized the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) DNA database system.

Image 1 - China Launches Tiangong-1 Space Lab
2011-09-29 10:44:10

China’s Tiangong-1 space laboratory was launched from the Jiuquan spaceport in the Gobi Desert on Thursday at 21:16 local time (13:16 GMT) aboard the Long March 2F rocket.

Bacteria Used to Encrypt Messages
2011-09-28 05:20:48

Scientists have discovered a method whereby E. Coli bacteria are used to encrypt messages.


Word of the Day
immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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