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The future of drones is up in the air

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 10:26
What is the future for drones?
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Is VR about to become a reality?

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 09:11
Why VR is not ready for the mainstream
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Medical News Today: 'Killer T cells' primed to distinguish and destroy shape-shifting HIV, new study

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 09:00
Findings of a new study reveal why attempts to eradicate latent HIV have failed and offer a strategy that could help to form a therapeutic vaccine to eradicate HIV from the body.
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Medical News Today: Avocados may help lower 'bad' cholesterol, study finds

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 08:00
Consuming one avocado each day alongside a moderate-fat diet may help lower 'bad' cholesterol in people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds.
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Medical News Today: Symptoms of PTSD in women linked to type 2 diabetes

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 08:00
Researchers have reported that women with post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms could face an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
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Samsung forecasts 37% profit fall

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 02:53
South Korea's Samsung Electronics has forecast a 37.4% fall in quarterly operating profit from a year earlier.
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The robots moving in to your home

Thu, 08/01/2015 - 01:09
The hardware helpers invading your home
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Sony Pictures hackers 'got sloppy'

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:51
The US is confident that North Korea was behind the Sony Pictures cyber-attack because the hackers were "sloppy" enough to leave a trail, says the FBI.
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In pictures: On the floor at CES

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 20:39
A look at some of the sights of the show
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Gates drinks water from human faeces

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 18:00
The Microsoft founder shows off a processor he says could help alleviate the drinking water problem in the developing world.
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MP calls for email disclaimer ban

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:29
An MP calls for an end to "useless" legal disclaimers at the bottom of emails, saying they lead to "forests' worth of paper" being wasted.
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The recurring Facebook privacy hoax

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 17:05
Why do people keep posting the hoax Facebook privacy notices?
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Medical News Today: Alcohol poisoning kills six people in the US every day

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 16:00
A new CDC report finds that deaths from alcohol poisoning are a bigger problem than previously thought, but that current figures are still likely to be an underestimate.
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Medical News Today: Reducing fatty acid production may help treat arthritis, leukemia

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 16:00
Reducing the production of fatty acids called ether lipids could be a new treatment strategy for arthritis and leukemia, according to a new study.
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Medical News Today: Study identifies part of brain key to controlling attention

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 15:00
For the first time, researchers have convincingly identified an ensemble of neurons in the brain that is crucial to focusing attention and ignoring distractions.
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VIDEO: What is CES, and why does it matter?

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 14:51
Why does everyone in the technology business descend on Las Vegas at the beginning of January every year?
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Dre and Iovine sued over Beats

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:20
Rapper Dr Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine are being sued by a former business partner who used to own part of Beats.
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Should we be tracking our children?

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:36
A parent's moral quandary: should we track our children with tech?
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VIDEO: Dress protects your personal space

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:25
Jennifer Copestake checks out a dynamic dress designed to protect your personal space, on show at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
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Medical News Today: Cold noses more vulnerable to catching colds

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:00
One reason we tend to catch more colds in the winter may be because our noses are cold and our immune system does not work so well at lower temperatures, a new study suggests.
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