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​UK to 'decriminalize' file-sharing
The British government has decriminalized the act of online video game, music and film piracy, after branding harsher punishment plans as “unworkable.”

22.07.2014 16:03

UK Supermarket first in world to be powered entirely by garbage
A Sainsburys supermarket has become the first to be powered directly from its food waste, instead of electricity from the National Grid.

21.07.2014 17:03

Condom that attacks HIV, herpes to hit Australian stores in months
Australian regulators have approved a new condom with an antiviral compound, which can inactivate 99.9 percent of HIV, herpes and other sexually transmitted diseases. It’ll be on the market in months but doctors warn it is not foolproof.

21.07.2014 18:50

Future cell phones to recharge from air after rain?
MIT scientists have discovered a way to get an electric current out of water droplets. Enough power to charge mobile phones can be drawn from water condensing and jumping from a super-hydrophobic surface.

20.07.2014 08:51

​Eye movements can reveal love or lust intentions, scientists find
Science comes to dating: you can now definitively tell if the stranger in front of you is looking for a romantic connection, or simply wants sex. It’s all in their eye movement, researchers reveal.

20.07.2014 09:36

Electric Aliens? Bacteria discovered that exist on pure energy
Microbiologists based in California have discovered bacteria that survive by eating pure electrons rather than food, bringing an entirely new method of existence to awareness and raising questions about possibilities for alien life.

19.07.2014 14:11

Multiple universes? Now we can test for them!
The question of the size and limits of our universe can fry our mind without reading into it. Still more amazing, some among us always believed that we live in multiple, parallel universes. Now scientists think they can prove the fantastic hypothesis.

18.07.2014 11:16

Shake, rattle and roll: Earthquake risk increased for half of US
The US Geological Survey (USGS) is predicting where earthquakes will occur over the next 50 years, how often they will happen and how hard the shaking will be. About half the country has an increased risk of experiencing seismic activity.

18.07.2014 16:46

Exotic mosquito-borne virus makes US premiere, infects 2 in Florida
A disease transmitted by mosquitos has appeared in the US from the Caribbean, with health officials expressing frustration over their inability to control the spread of such pathogens.

18.07.2014 08:00

Scientists release most thorough map yet of Mars
Scientists in the United States have produced a new map of Mars that experts say is unprecedented in detail and reveals previously unknown information about the Red Planet.

17.07.2014 16:52

Alcohol-resistant worms may hold key for human sobriety
If drinking as much alcohol as you want without getting drunk sounds like a dream, listen up: Scientists have created earthworms capable of doing just that.

17.07.2014 03:26

​FBI warns driverless cars could become new 'lethal weapon' for terrorists
Self-driving cars are being assessed as a “game changing” vehicle and a potential “lethal weapon” according to an internal FBI report, and could be exploited by criminals or terrorists seeking to program explosive-stuffed cars to be self-driving bombs.

16.07.2014 18:20

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