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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 20:40:00 +0000Scientists have invented a new foam which could be used to help mop up serious oil spills, like that caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster. Roselle Chen reports.
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:50:39 +0000AT&T, Verizon and Johnson & Johnson abruptly pulled their ads from YouTube and other Google platforms - the latest companies to do so over growing concerns their ads are running alongside videos promoting terrorism and hate.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:51:34 +0000Amazon is going shopping in Dubai. Sources tell Reuters the U.S. e-commerce giant has agreed in principle to buy 100% of one of the Middle East's best-known names in online shopping Souq.com.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:55:00 +0000The Robo-Mate exoskeleton supports the body to reduce the risk of strain and injury while carrying out repetitive tasks in an industrial environment. Matthew Stock reports.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:06:00 +0000Biologists in California say they've figured out why the most loveable bears in the world are black and white, as Ben Gruber reports.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:19:00 +0000As drones get cheaper and more powerful, even off-the-shelf consumer drones are being turned into weapons. Reuters Stephen Nellis meets one startup in Silicon Valley building drone hunters.
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 11:39:00 +0000A tiny fly, the size of a grain of rice, could be the Top Gun of the insect world after Cambridge scientists identified its remarkable ability to detect and intercept its prey mid-air, as Stuart McDill reports.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:52:00 +0000The British government looks set to green-light a vast tidal lagoon hydro-electricity power plant in Swansea Bay, south Wales. Matthew Stock reports.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 10:05:00 +0000A phone app developed at the University of Exeter is helping people lose weight by teaching their brain to shun unhealthy snacks. The 'FoodT' program aims to reduce the brain's reward and motor response to unhealthy foods, say researchers. Jim Drury reports.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:29:00 +0000Wearable technology for dogs and cats is becoming increasingly popular in Hong Kong, where health conscious pet owners enjoy splurging on their pets.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:58:00 +0000GM moth larvae produced at a British university could help reduce dramatically the number of animals used in laboratory testing, say UK researchers. Jim Drury reports.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:06:00 +0000A team of Swedish researchers has developed a method of spinning artificial spider silk to produce a kilometre-long thread. Amy Pollock reports.
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:23:00 +0000Swiss-Israeli company SpacePharma says its miniature lab is a new way for researchers to work in microgravity for extended periods. Jim Drury reports.
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:41:00 +0000Scientists at Madrid's Carlos III University develop a bio-printer which reproduces human skin capable of producing its own collagen. Omar Younis reports.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 17:56:00 +0000Featuring a state-of-the-art ‘RoboThespian’, the London production Spillikin follows the story of a woman with Alzheimers living with a robot companion. Sarah Mills reports.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:01:00 +0000A modular 'plug-and-play' exoskeleton that clips apart for easy transportation is designed to work in conjunction with wheelchairs to allow users to stand up and walk for short distances. Matthew Stock reports.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:34:42 +0000U.S. chipmaker Intel agreed to buy Israeli driverless car-technology firm Mobileye for $15.3 billion on Monday, positioning itself for a dominant role in the fast-moving autonomous-driving sector.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 14:36:00 +0000Creators of a physical rehabilitation device for stroke patients that provides exercise programs on a tablet computer say they want to transform the lives of patients, as Roselle Chen reports.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:34:00 +0000As final preparations are made for the cycling season's curtain-raiser, the Milan-San Remo road race, riders and teams may be studying recent European research on wind resistance and aerodynamic posture. Jim Drury reports.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:56:47 +0000Volunteer coders and researchers recently convened at Yale University, joining a grass roots Data Rescue movement to save and protect the U.S. government's digital records they fear could vanish under Pres. Trump.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:51:00 +0000Meteorite fragments could be used as a high performing catalyst to help store renewable energy cheaply and efficiently, according to Swiss scientists. Amy Pollock reports.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 09:19:14 +0000An international team of scientists says they've taken a big step toward creating life from scratch, with the creation of five new artificial chromosomes for baker's yeast, a third of its genetic blueprint.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 22:20:05 +0000Facebook's billionaire founder Mark Zuckerberg announcing Thursday that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting their second child.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 21:49:44 +0000WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday saying he will provide tech companies exclusive access to CIA hacking tools he possesses so they can patch the flaws.
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 14:12:00 +0000Nawied Jabarkhyl and Maryam Behmard present highlights of this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona including the battle for dominance in India’s growing mobile market and a look at Nokia’s retro update of the classic 3310 phone.