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2012-07-11 11:23:41

The U.K. government is embracing the future by working on regulations in order to allow the operation of spaceplanes.

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2012-07-11 09:24:36

Researchers are working on a way to turn the fabric of a simple piece of clothing into a "supercapacitor" capable of providing power to mobile devices on the go.

iBrain Could Soon Help Stephen Hawking Communicate
2012-07-08 08:54:14

An American scientist currently developing a device that would allow Professor Stephen Hawking to "write" words with his brain waves is scheduled to present his latest findings at a consciousness conference in the UK city of Cambridge.

Android Botnet Caught Red-handed
2012-07-06 04:20:56

It's an evil triangle that touches all three of the major search engines. Microsoft engineer Terri Zink uncovered spam revealing a botnet running on Android mobile phones using Yahoo! Mail.

Second Controversial Bird Flu Study Released
2012-06-22 10:42:49

On June 21, the second of two bird flu studies was released. It put fears to rest regarding terrorism and the global epidemic. Specifically, five genetic mutations were mentioned in the report.

Tea Linked To Prostate Cancer In Men
2012-06-21 10:20:25

On any given day, some person in the world will be drinking tea. Tea plays an important role in modern culture. For example, visit restaurants and cafes, and you’ll see families and friends chatting and sipping tea.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.