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Moon Landing Quiz

Posted in Science on 8th Feb, 2012 04:57 PM
by APM
How much do you know about the Apollo missions?
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Private spacecraft move forward as Soyuz struggles

Posted in Science on 7th Feb, 2012 09:50 PM
by APM
All eyes are on commercial space companies in the wake of the latest setback for Russias space programme
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Why Apple Should Start Making a 3D Printer Right Now

Posted in Science on 7th Feb, 2012 09:28 PM
by APM
Hobbyists and tinkerers are testing out the future with a technology that you're probably going to have sooner than you think.
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Zap your brain into the zone: Fast track to pure focus

Posted in Science on 7th Feb, 2012 09:07 PM
by APM
Whether you want to smash a forehand like Federer, or just be an Xbox hero, there is a shocking short cut to getting the brain of an expert
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Google wants to make sci fi a reality with Solve for X

Posted in Science on 7th Feb, 2012 09:01 PM
by APM
We can never accuse Google of thinking small. The search giant today unveiled a website for Solve for X, a conference for big thinkers to discuss radical technology ideas for solving global problems.
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Engineers build first sub 10 nm carbon nanotube transistor

Posted in Science on 7th Feb, 2012 08:38 PM
by APM
Engineers have built the first carbon nanotube (CNT) transistor with a channel length below 10 nm, a size that is considered a requirement for computing technology in the next decade.
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Virtual Reality Contact Lenses Could Be Available by... 2014?

Posted in Science on 7th Feb, 2012 08:34 PM
by APM
The tiny full color megapixel displays could be the ultimate computer interface for troops transparent and hands free
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Concentrated Solar Startup Sets a New Efficiency Record

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2012 04:13 PM
by APM
Semprius makes solar modules using tiny cells that need less cooling
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Why Do Cells Age?

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2012 12:40 AM
by APM
Discovery of extremely long lived proteins may provide insight into cell aging and neurodegenerative diseases
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Did Early Humans Ride the Waves to Australia?

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2012 12:21 AM
by APM
All our ancestors lived in the continent of Africa until 150,000 years ago.
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Mars an Unlikely Place for Life After 600M Year Drought

Posted in Science on 6th Feb, 2012 12:12 AM
by APM
Mars may have been arid for more than 600 million years, making it too hostile for any life
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Indias panel price crash could spark solar revolution

Posted in Science on 4th Feb, 2012 11:41 PM
by APM
SOLAR power has always had a reputation for being expensive, but not for much longer.
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Highest resolution in vivo images of mouse brain achieved

Posted in Science on 4th Feb, 2012 11:03 PM
by APM
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany, have visualized for the first time the finest details of neurons in the brains of a living mouse.
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Super Earth detected within the habitable zone of a nearby star

Posted in Science on 4th Feb, 2012 08:14 PM
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international team of scientists has discovered a potentially habitable super Earth orbiting a nearby star.
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Is the singularity a new religion for Silicon Valley?

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2012 08:49 PM
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check out the interview with leading skpetic Michael Shermer on Singularity 1 on1.
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Scientists Snare Superprawn

Posted in Science on 3rd Feb, 2012 07:16 PM
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Measuring 10 times the normal size of related species.
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