An American company headquartered in Texas has received government clearance for a new kind of medical device aimed ...

Clay Dillow at 10:04 AM Oct 11 2011
Space // 

A while back, John Carmack (of "Doom" and "Quake" fame, as well as the founder of Armadillo Aerospace) issued a ...

Clay Dillow at 09:30 AM Oct 11 2011
Space // 

Behold, your galactic centre. This Hubble image, captured with the space telescope's Near Infrared Camera and ...

Clay Dillow at 09:01 AM Oct 11 2011
Science // 

When the Euclid space telescope mission lifts off at the end of this decade, it will map galaxy clusters in infrared ...

Rebecca Boyle at 06:00 AM Oct 11 2011

Here in Australia, a simple sunburn is often the least of our worries. Australia's long hours mean we record some of ...

Nick Gilbert at 12:56 PM Oct 10 2011
Tech // 

The American Department of Homeland Security is developing a system designed to apprehend people before they commit ...

Sean Kane at 00:00 AM Oct 10 2011
Science // 

This chaotic image, published in the journal Nature, has been described as a "pit of writhing snakes." Using our ...

Sean Kane at 11:12 AM Oct 9 2011
Mobile // 

As we all know, the Large Hadron Collider has been grievously behind the times technologically. Sure, its giant ...

Paul Adams at 09:00 AM Oct 8 2011
Tech // 

Rarely does a week pass without some concern about space debris, whether it's falling to Earth or threatening the ...

Rebecca Boyle at 02:11 AM Oct 8 2011

The Crab Nebula is full of surprises. Its genesis was spotted by Chinese scientists back in 1054, when nobody had ...

Nick Gilbert at 14:00 PM Oct 7 2011

A new study has shown that the least energetic variety of ultraviolet radiation, UV type A, may be able to cause ...

Nick Gilbert at 12:37 PM Oct 7 2011
Tech // 

Predicting the future of technology is often a shot in the dark. But every once in awhile, the complex evolution of ...

Dan Nosowitz at 10:30 AM Oct 7 2011
Tech // 

Roll call is going high-tech in Washington County, part of the U.S. state of Florida. Rather than the usual name ...

Clay Dillow at 09:11 AM Oct 7 2011
Gadgets // 

An interesting gauge of a person's overall impact on our culture is now found immediately online, as the world ...

John Mahoney at 09:00 AM Oct 7 2011
Robots // 

The holy grail of prosthetics research is and has been a kind of "Luke Skywalker hand" interface--prosthetics that ...

Clay Dillow at 04:35 AM Oct 7 2011
 
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