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Claim of spyware on Beastie Boys CD denied

ByCelesteBieverSuspicionsthatanewBeastieBoysCDautomaticallyinstallssinistersoftwareonauser’scomputerhavebeendeniedbymusiccompanyEMI

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Pirates get the blues

ByBarryFoxThemovieHarryPotterandthePrisonerofAzkabancarriesanon-screenwarningtotheaudiencethatushersmaybeusinginfrarednightvisiongogglestospotpeopleusingcamcorders.Thewarninghighlightshowmeasurestopre

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Give it some gas

ByAnilAnanthaswamyYOUmightthinkthatwealreadyburnhydrocarbonsinenoughplacesonEarth.Theplanet’sroadsarenosetotailwithenginesdesignedtoturnfossilfuelsintousableenergy

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Going, going, click

ByBarryFoxSilentauctions

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Pronto printing

ByBarryFoxEastmanKodakisdevelopingafasterink-jetprinter(US2004/95441).Conventionalink-jetsprintersusepulsesofheattofireinkdropletsatthepaper.Thepulseistimedsothattheinkburstsoutofafinenozzlewhenitisov

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Fast cars could be tuned by evolution

ByWillKnightCanevolutionarytheoryhelprivalFormula1teamsbreakMichaelSchumacher’sseeminglyunassailableholdontop-flightmotorracing?ComputerscientistsatUniversityCollegeLondonthinkitmight.PeterBentleyand

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Stun weapons to target crowds

ByDavidHamblingWEAPONSthatcanincapacitatecrowdsofpeoplebysweepingalightning-likebeamofelectricityacrossthemarebeingreadiedforsaletomilitaryandpoliceforcesintheUSandEurope.Atpresent

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lol网上现金竞猜:Green fuel earns its stripes in 24-hour endurance test

ByDavidCohenATTHELeMans24-hourenduranceracelastweekendonecarstoodoutfromthecrowd.Itwasn’tjustthedistinctivegreenandblacklivery

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Sharing lightens the download

ByKierenMcCarthyTYPICAL.Youfighttoothandnailtoburyatechnology

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Spam-free phones

ByBarryFoxManypeoplewithholdtheirnumberswhenphoningtoensurethatcallsdon’tleadtoatorrentofcoldcallsand/orspamtextmessages.Butthatalsomeansrecipientswhomissacallcannotreturnit.SoinpatentapplicationW0200

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Can implants run on body heat?

ByDuncanGraham-RoweLIFE-savingmedicalimplantslikepacemakersanddefibrillatorsfaceabigdrawback:theirbatterieseventuallyrunout.Soeveryfewyears

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First cell phone worm emerges

ByCelesteBieverThefirstvirustospreadfromonecellphonetoanotherhasbeencreated

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The end of phones as we know them

ByBarryFoxAFTER18monthsofsecretplanning

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ChatNannies' AI credentials still on hold

THEspaghettihitthefanwhenNewScientistranastoryaboutChatNannies–softwarepackedwithartificialintelligencethathuntedforpaedophilesininternetchatrooms.JimWightman

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Sweeping stun guns to target crowds

ByDavidHamblingWeaponsthatcanincapacitatecrowdsofpeoplebysweepingalightning-likebeamofelectricityacrossthemarebeingreadiedforsaletomilitaryandpoliceforcesintheUSandEurope.Atpresent

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Liquid crystals spill beans on anthrax

ByJamesRandersoninNewOrleansAMODIFIEDliquid-crystaldisplaycouldquicklydetectbioterroragentslikeanthraxorplaguebacterium.Andbecauseitisbasedonsuchawidespreadtechnology

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Plasma pockets could reduce aircraft noise

ByCelesteBieverUsingelectrodestocreatepocketsofplasmainanaircraft’sexhaustplumecouldreducenoiseduringtakeoff

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Cutting edge

PAINTONAHOTTINROOFPaintingroofswhiteisasimplewaytocutthemassiveamountofenergyusedtorunair-conditioningunitsinhotweather.Butforsomereasonpeoplejustdon’tlikewhiteroofs

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The metal that marks out a true champagne

ByMickHamerIFYOUgetnokickfromchampagne

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Mars rovers set to scale heights

ByWillKnightAROBOTICmountaineerthatcouldonedayclimbcliffsonMarsandevenhelprescueearthquakevictimshastakenitsfirststeps.Thespider-likerobot

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Power savers pack a punch

ByCelesteBieverPROSPECTSforextendingthebatterylifeofhand-helddevicessuchascellphonesandMP3playershavebeenboostedbythediscoverythatlow-powermemorychipsmadefrom“ferroelectric”materialscouldbemademuchden

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PC spies report on your every move

ByWillKnightWOULDyouwillinglyinstallaprogramonyourPCthatmonitorsyourinternetactivity

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lol网上现金竞猜:Major website blackout blamed on massive attack

ByWillKnightSomeoftheworld’smostpopularinternetsitessufferedblackoutsonTuesdayfollowingaco-ordinatedanddistributedonlineattack.Google

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Cutting edge

FINDMEAPARKINGSPACEThemaddashforthatlastparkingspaceisabouttogoballistic.EngineersatBostonUniversityandnetworkingfirmBBNTechnologyhavedesignedawirelessnetworkthatwillsenddetailsofthenearestvacantparki

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May the fittest car win the race

ByWillKnightCANevolutionarytheoryhelprivalFormula1teamsbreakMichaelSchumacher’sseeminglyunassailableholdontop-flightmotorracing?ComputerscientistsatUniversityCollegeLondonthinkitmight.PeterBentley

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Transformers: Protecting pedestrians from killer cars

ByNicFlemingPITYthepoorpedestrian.Whilevehicledriversandtheirpassengersarecocoonedinacrash

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7 crazy transport systems that didn't go the distance

ByKateDouglasElectricbusseswerepoisedtotaketheworldbystorm100yearsago

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Short-sighted microscopes to get superlens specs

ByColinBarras(Image:StefanMendach)Rollsofanewmaterialcouldbeusedtoupgradeconventionallightmicroscopes

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Where's the remotest place on Earth?

ByCarolineWilliamsSOYOU’VEhitch-hikedthroughCentralAmerica

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Green and mean: The downside of clean energy

ByFredPearceYOUcanunderstandthefrustrationonbothsides.Environmentalistsworldwideareclamouringforboldactiontoendtheburningoffossilfuelsandplugtheworldintorenewables.Politiciansthrowtheirweightbehinda$1

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Satellite collision could have been far worse

ByJeffHechtTheunprecedentedcollisionbetweenanIridiumcommunicationssatelliteandaderelictRussianCosmos2251communicationssatelliteon10Februarycouldhavebeenfarworse.Onesatelliteprobablydidnothittheother’s

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Yeast and bacterium turned into gasoline factory

ByPeterAldhous

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'Deep sequencing' gives clues to stem cell control

WHATmakesanunspecialisedcellturnintoafullyfunctionalkidney

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Aerial bombs as deadly as suicide bombers

AERIALbombattacksthatkillciviliansinIraqareaslethalassuicidebombersonfoot.MadelynHicksofKingsCollegeLondonandcolleaguesanalysed60

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Gallery: Green innovation challenge

ByColinBarras(Image:KyotoEnergy)TheFTClimateChangeChallengeisaninternationalcompetitiontofindinnovativeideasforaworldinenvironmentalflux

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Shoe sensor will protect your back from heavy lifting

tap10/GettyByMattReynoldsForgethealthandsafetyvideos–thisalgorithmcoulddoabetterjobofmakingsurepeopleliftwiththeirkneesbentandbackstraight.Sensorsthatautomaticallydetectwhetheryou’reabouttogiveyoursel

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What Voyager's golden record tells ET about Earth

ByMaggieMcKeeClickheretoseethegalleryDouglasVakoch

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Cheap and noisy chips could improve climate predictions

ByMasonInmanAsscientistsstarttofilloutthepictureofafutureglobedramaticallychangedbycatastrophicglobalwarming

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Attention-seeking objects will be hard to part with

DOYOUpayenoughattentiontoyourgadgetsandpossessions–evenwhentheyarenolongernewandshiny?JamesPierceatIndianaUniversityinBloomingtonisdesigningwaysforobjectstoperiodicallymaketheirpresencefelt

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Failed electric buses remind us that roads not taken do matter

CourtesyMickHamerSCIENCEhistorianssometimesuseatypeofthoughtexperimentcalledacounterfactual

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Road kill tally hints at wildlife health

ITMIGHTbegruesome

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lol网上现金竞猜:Bionic penguins take to the water – and the skies

ByColinBarras(Image:Festo)ThegracefulroboticpenguinsinthevideoabovewereunveiledbyGermanengineeringfirmFestothisweek.Usingtheirflippers

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Mars rover Spirit suffers another round of glitches

ByMaggieMcKeeNASA’sfive-year-oldSpiritMarsroversufferedanotherroundofglitchesonFridayandSaturdayafterthreedaysofbehavingnormally

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How to turn greenhouse gas into a clean fuel

ByRachelNowakCONVERTINGagreenhousegasintoaclean-burningfuelofferstwobenefitsforthepriceofone.That’sthethinkingbehindanovelprocessforconvertingcarbondioxideintomethanolatroomtemperature

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Innovation: Harnessing spammers to advance AI

ByColinBarras(Image:Tatters/http://www.flickr.com/photos/tgerus/)Innovationisournewcolumnthathighlightsthelatestemergingtechnologicalideasandwheretheymaylead.CAPTCHAs–scrambledlettersthatsepara

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Wanted: Science advisor for British spy agency

ByLindaGeddesIfithadn’tbeenforQBranch

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App creates augmented-reality tutorials from normal videos

Chesnot/GettyImagesByTimothyRevellAugmented-realityheadsetshavelongpromisedtoturnunskilledtinkerersintoinstantexperts.Whetheryouwanttochangetheoilinyourcarorcutanonionsoitdoesn’tmakeyoucry

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'Hidden photons' to send secret emails through Earth

ByJonCartwrightIFYOUshinealaseronthefloor

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Star Trek: New technology beams up old franchise

BySumitPaul-Choudhury(Image:copyrightParamount/Everett/RexFeatures)(Image:copyrightParamount/Everett/RexFeatures)(Image:copyrightParamount/Everett/RexFeatures)Fewseriescanclaimtohaveinspiredm

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lol网上现金竞猜:Quake rumbles give quick tsunami warnings

TSUNAMIwarningscouldreachvulnerablecoastlineswithinminutes

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