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Sex-for-hire robots

Can you imagine a future with sex-for-hire robots? Michelle Mars and Ian Yeoman of Victoria University have tried to determine…

Biometric ATM machines
Biometric ATM machines

Twelve ATMs due to be developed could spell the end of using a card at ATM machines in Japan, as they…

Flowering high-heels
Flowering high-heels

Japanese shoe designer Masaya Kushino has created bizarrely beautiful high-heeled shoes with a very…

Technology

Security warning for iCloud Security warning for iCloud

Apple has warned about intermittent organised network…

Inside the new booze bus video Inside the new booze bus

Police have begun deploying advanced roadside technology…

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Liquid body armour
Liquid body armour

A liquid body armour is being developed by BAE Systems (a global defence company) that hardens on impact. The liquid is…

Wine to water
Wine to water

Wine to Water is a non-profit aid organisation that brings clean water solutions to countries in need. Founded by former…

Another chance at sight
Another chance at sight

Another chance at sight for blind people may come in the form of the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis, which has just completed…

Vege powered vehicles
Vege powered vehicles

Fruit and vegetables could be an alternative to oil and conventionally extracted natural gas as fuel. A pilot plant at…

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Mind-reading: A reality?
Mind-reading: A reality?

A recent proof-of-concept by scientists working from University of California, could allow patients…

Plastic eating fungi

A solution to one of the most widely used,and difficult to dispose of plastics could lie in a fungus found in Ecuador. According…

Cancer-fighting robots

It's fitting that something such as cancer, named after the crab, should potentially receive treatment from a crab-like…

Bamboo smart phone

Durable, organic bamboo has been used by a student called Kieron-Scott Woodhouse to create a smartphone. The bamboo is replacing…

Languishing langurs and other animal appearances
Languishing langurs and other animal appearances

A sad reality of the changing world is that innumerable species of animals are endangered. To truly…

A magnetic way to clean spills

Scientists from the University of Bristol are developing a new type of surfactant that could assist with oil spill clean-ups…

Neutrons escape to another universe

Physicists have long been studying neutrons and their speed of decay with the aid of a device called a neutron bottle. During…

Remedy for elderly depression

What do you get when you cross a soft-toy with a baby robot? A great remedy for depression among the elderly, apparently…

Eco-hotel eco-trend

Lifestyle downsizing has already become an eco-trend and these hotel rooms designed by Gracia Studio , set in beautiful…

Glucose-monitoring contact lenses
Glucose-monitoring contact lenses

For people with type-1 diabetes who need to monitor their blood-sugar levels - sometimes several times…

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