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Introducing CYLO, 'the ultimate urban bicycle'
24/4/2014 14:04
Introducing CYLO, 'the ultimate urban bicycle'Former Nike design director Eric Duvauchelle has launched CYLO, "the ultimate urban bicycle."
Nepal officials, sherpas hold crisis talks on Everest
24/4/2014 11:50
Nepal officials, sherpas hold crisis talks on EverestThe Nepal government held talks with grieving and angry sherpas on Mount Everest Thursday to try to end a deepening crisis on the world's highest peak after an avalanche killed 16 of their colleagues.
The 'social photo frame' that helps generations connect
24/4/2014 14:09
Social media is great for sharing photos with loved ones, but what about friends and family members who don't have online profiles? A new ‘social photo frame' could be the answer.
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Soviet space capsule up for sale in BelgiumSoviet space capsule up for sale in Belgium
24/4/2014 11:40
For those who have everything, how about a Soviet-era space capsule dating back to the 1970s, when it carried three cosmonauts into space?
 
Scientists reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer'sScientists reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer's
24/4/2014 11:21
Spanish scientists have for the first time used gene therapy to reverse memory loss in mice with Alzheimer's, an advance that could lead to new drugs to treat the disease, they said Wednesday.
 
Lytro lights up the camera marketLytro lights up the camera market
23/4/2014 12:56
The company's first pro light field camera and software platform offer new dimensions of creativity to professionals and photography enthusiasts alike.
 
Japan's digital eyes show your emotions for youJapan's digital eyes show your emotions for you
22/4/2014 12:29
Can't be bothered to show anyone what you're thinking? Then a Japanese scientist has the answer - a pair of digital eyes that can express delight and anger, or even feign boredom.
 
Report: Apple sets its sights on electronic paymentsReport: Apple sets its sights on electronic payments
22/4/2014 12:20
According to a number of sources, the company is serious about turning its iPhones into virtual wallets that consumers can use to make both online and in-store purchases.
 
Taiwan sets up sanctuary for endangered humpback dolphinTaiwan sets up sanctuary for endangered humpback dolphin
22/4/2014 12:12
Taiwan is setting up its first marine wildlife sanctuary, in a bid to protect its dwindling population of Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin, officials said Monday.
 
India's top court lifts iron ore mining ban in GoaIndia's top court lifts iron ore mining ban in Goa
22/4/2014 11:24
India's top court ruled Monday that iron ore mining can resume in the mineral-rich state of Goa but capped annual output, ending a ban imposed to stop environmental damage.
 
Researchers use Twitter to predict crimeResearchers use Twitter to predict crime
20/4/2014 9:46
Hidden in the Twittersphere are nuggets of information that could prove useful to crime fighters - even before a crime has been committed.
 
China auto show opens amid environmental, growth concernsChina auto show opens amid environmental, growth concerns
20/4/2014 8:45
Leading automakers gathered in Beijing Sunday for China's biggest car show, expressing confidence in the world's largest car market although lacklustre growth and environmental restrictions have thrown uncertainty into the mix.
 
Quest for extraterrestrial life not over: expertsQuest for extraterrestrial life not over: experts
20/4/2014 8:28
The discovery of an Earth-sized planet in the "habitable" zone of a distant star, though exciting, is still a long way from pointing to the existence of extraterrestrial life, experts said Friday.
 
US scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skinUS scientists make embryonic stem cells from adult skin
20/4/2014 8:16
For the first time, US researchers have cloned embryonic stem cells from adult cells, a breakthrough on the path towards helping doctors treat a host of diseases.
 
SA, Mozambique deal to fight rhino poachingSA, Mozambique deal to fight rhino poaching
18/4/2014 10:41
South Africa signed an anti-poaching agreement on Thursday with neighbouring Mozambique, a major transit route for rhino horn trafficked to Asia.
 
'Chief Yahoo' David Filo returns to board'Chief Yahoo' David Filo returns to board
17/4/2014 8:30
Yahoo announced the nomination Wednesday of three new board members, including company co-founder David Filo, who earned the nickname and formal job title of "Chief Yahoo."
 
More dead pigs found in China river: reportMore dead pigs found in China river: report
17/4/2014 8:23
At least 170 dead pigs have been found in a Chinese river, state media reported Thursday - the latest in a string of similar incidents that have raised fears over food safety.
 
Experimental drug offers promise in fight against measlesExperimental drug offers promise in fight against measles
17/4/2014 8:16
An experimental antiviral drug taken orally could help contribute to the eradication of measles, an infection responsible for thousands of deaths per year, scientists said in a report Wednesday.
 


 

 




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