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Nine-year-old forgotten by his parents at highway station

2013/04/15

A family travelling to Trentino Alto Adige region for the weekend left their -year-old son behind at a highway stop The child was sleeping in the back of the family's camper van when the parents decided to stop for a...

Two children rescued from icy river by man and his dog

2013/04/02

A -year-old man and his dog rescued two girls from drowning after their toboggan overshot a snowbank and they fell into the partially frozen North Saskatchewan River The sisters aged and were playing with their friends when their toboggan landed...

Evidence used to convict Amanda Knox in spotlight

2013/03/29

The evidence initially used to convict American student Amanda Knox of murder was highly reliant on DNA material Knox's acquittal has been overturned by Italy's highest court of appeal Knox was originally convicted of murdering her British housemate Meredith Kercher...

2009 prosecution theory of Meredith Kercher's murder

2013/03/29

In American student Amanda Knox was found guilty of murdering her roommate British student Meredith Kercher The prosecution's theory was that is was a failed sex orgy that escalated into violence Knox's former boyfriend and a third man a mutual...

19-year-old student creates design to clean up the ocean

2013/03/27

A -year-old Dutch student has developed a model for a self-sustaining Ocean Array Platform designed to rid the world of the more than million tons of plastic trash that currently float on or near the surface of its oceans The...

Deep sea mining: an explainer

2013/03/15

The British government has voiced its support for the deep sea mining industry following the awarding of exploration rights to a British subsidiary of Lockheed Martin UK Seabed Resources Prime Minister David Cameron has said the sector could be worth...

Australian businessman unveils plans for Titanic 2

2013/02/27

Australian businessman Clive Palmer has unveiled designs for Titanic a modern-day replica of the doomed cruise ship that sank on its maiden voyage in Introducing the ship at a press conference in New York Palmer said the Titanic would faithfully...

Canadian satellite will hunt asteroids and space debris

2013/02/26

A Canadian satellite designed to search for near-Earth asteroids is scheduled to launch from India this week...

'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius explains how he killed girlfriend in affidavit (update)

2013/02/22

This animation is based on Oscar Pistorius' affidavit in which he explains that he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after mistaking her for a home intruder South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Pistorius' signed affidavit was read to a Pretoria...

Signs of life from Antarctic lake buried under more than 2,000 feet of ice

2013/02/05

Signs of life have been detected in waters from a subglacial Lake Whillans half a mile beneath the surface of Antarctic On Jan scientists retrieved a baseball bat-sized gray plastic vessel filled with water from Lake Whillans The vessel was...

Chinese man build giant tsunami pods

2012/12/18

A farmer from Qiantun village in Henan south of Beijing has built seven survival pods to save people from natural disasters such as tsunamis and earthquakes Liu Qiyuan s tsunami survival pods are built using a steel frame a waterproof...

German pioneers solar cooking reflectors in Mexico

2012/12/06

A German entrepreneur is manufacturing and installing solar deflector stoves for cooking in El Sauz Mexico Gregor Schappers adopted the design of Austrian inventor Wolfgang Scheffler for the stoves An average reflector measures eight meters square and can produce heat...

Bread could last 60 days without molding

2012/12/05

An American company says it has developed a technique that can keep bread mold-free for days The bread is treated using a sophisticated microwave array that kills the spores that cause mold The company Microzap claims their technique could significantly...

Noroviruses explained

2012/11/28

Noroviruses are a group of viruses better known as winter vomiting disease Infection with these viruses affects the stomach causing gastroenteritis Noroviruses are found in the stool or vomit of infected people and transmitted person-to-person via the fecal-oral route Symptoms...

French company extracts precious metals from waste water

2012/10/31

A French company has come up with a new technique for extracting precious metals such as gold from waste water The process involves pumping the waste water through tiny plastic resin pellets Precious metals inside the water like gold platinum...

Trigger for major volcanic eruptions found

2012/10/16

Scientists say they have found the trigger that causes some of Earth s most powerful volcanic eruptions such as the eruption of Eyjafjallajokull in Iceland that disrupted flights and stranded millions of passengers worldwide according to a report published in...

Felix Baumgartner’s space suit

2012/10/15

Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner became set a world record for highest skydive and became the first human to break the sound barrier without the aid of a machine when he dove from miles above the Earth on Sunday...

Quartz glass holds data for hundred million years

2012/10/11

Hitachi unveils a method of storing digital information on quartz glass that holds data for more than million years The prototype is created by Professor Kiyotaka Miura of the Kyoto University consisting of four layer of quartz glass irradiated by...

Girl tried 'to kill' boys with poisoned brownies

2012/10/09

A year-old Australian girl has been charged with attempted murder after she fed poison-laced brownies to two young boys The girl baked the cakes as a 'peace offering' for her neighbors in Richlands near Brisbane after behaving badly towards them...

Australian boat builder unveils tsunami survival pod

2012/09/24

An Australian houseboat builder has designed and built a tsunami survival pod The reinforced pod is made from welded steel has crumple zones to withstand impacts and can hold up to four people in safety seats It has bulletproof glass...

Light from tablet computers disrupts sleep, says study

2012/09/12

Using tablet computers before bedtime can disrupt normal sleep patterns a new study found Under normal conditions the pineal gland in the brain secretes melatonin a chemical that is partially responsible for regulating the sleep-wake cycle Researchers at New York...

Harvesting uranium from seawater

2012/08/27

Researchers have come up with a potential new method of harvesting uranium - the fuel source for nuclear power - from seawater Scientists at the th meeting of the American Chemical Society reported that when Chitin - a long-chain molecule...

DNA fingerprinting for trees may reduce illegal logging

2012/08/21

Furniture manufacturers and stores concerned about illegal timber can now perform DNA tests on their wood DNA testing can identify the species and origin of a piece of timber This allows companies to track timber from forest to shop floor...

Diseased trees turned into methane producers, study shows

2012/08/13

A paper published in Geophysical Research Letters shows that aging and diseased trees produce flammable concentration of methane believed to be a new source of the potent greenhouse gas Applied on a global scale the methane releases could count for...

Newly discovered bat virus offers insight to deadly Nipah, Hendra

2012/08/08

Australia s newly discovered Cedar virus may provide a clue for curing the deadly Hendra and Nipah viruses which are Henipaviruses carried in the bodily fluids of the Pteropid fruit bat They have a respective and percent mortality rate Cedar...

Windstalk concept clean energy project

2012/08/01

The windstalk is a concept design by New York design firm Atelier DNA as a possible clean energy generation project for Abu Dhabi s Masdar City The proposed windstalk farm would consists of more than one thousand -foot-tall carbon fiber...

Emergency residential power generator illustration

2012/07/04

For residents who experience regular power outages it's a good idea to set up backup standby generators that turn on automatically during an outage Portable generators can also be used in place standby generators to power a house This animation...

CERN Large Hadron Collider: How it works

2012/07/04

Based on tests conducted at the Large Hadron Collider on the French-Swiss border scientists at the CERN research center believe they have found the so-called God Particle the Higgs boson so named because it gives other subatomic particle their mass...

Scientists find evidence for Higgs boson

2012/07/04

Scientists at the CERN research center believe they have found the so-called God Particle the Higgs boson so named because it gives other subatomic particle their mass The Higgs boson has been theorized for decades but never directly observed Confirmation...

Artificial pancreas: how it works

2012/07/02

British researchers are developing an artificial pancreas that would automatically control levels of glucose in the bloodstream obviating the need for diabetics to constantly monitor and regulate their blood sugar levels during the day and reducing the risk of dangerous...

Bones grown in lab could be used to repair badly damaged limbs

2012/06/11

Stem cell therapy may be used to fix broken bones in the future Researchers at private company Bonus BioGroup and Israel s Technion Institute of Research have successfully implanted bones grown from fat tissue stem cells into rats Human experiments...

Human settlement on Mars by 2023

2012/06/07

A Dutch group called Mars One plans to have humans live on Mars by Starting next year selected candidates will be put through a -year training program preparing for living on Mars The supply mission will use Space X Heavy...

Developing more effective migraine treatments

2012/05/29

For a century scientists thought migraines were a vascular disease But now it is thought that migraines are related to a wave of overactive neurons that spreads across the brain which in turn affects blood vessels Researchers hope to use...
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