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​Brits genetically ‘programmed’ to be grumpy – report
According to research published on Thursday, Brits are more likely to be grumps because they possess a “short form” version of a gene that produces serotonin – the neurochemical which controls happiness levels in the brain.

30.10.2014 10:47

Jupiter's ‘one-eyed giant Cyclops’ captured by Hubble
A stunning event captured by NASA’s Hubble Telescope shows a big black eye staring back from Jupiter's Great Red Spot storm. In reality, it is shadow play on a planetary scale.

30.10.2014 00:11

Drone that can save lives: Ambulance UAV hints at future of healthcare (VIDEO)
The Netherlands has shown off an ambulance drone prototype which could potentially save lives by offering a rapid response after heart attack incidents. The yellow-painted drone can gain speeds up to 100 km per hour and is equipped with a defibrillator.

30.10.2014 00:28

First transformer flying car ready for production (VIDEO)
The world’s first production-ready flying car, which transforms from an automobile to a plane in just several seconds, has been unveiled to the public in Vienna by its Slovakian inventors.

29.10.2014 16:26

​App aims to curb suicide attempts from at-risk twitter users
A new app designed to notify Twitter users if people they follow appear to be suicidal was launched on Wednesday by the UK based charity Samaritans, to address the growing number of people self-harming as a result of abuse online.

29.10.2014 15:51

White House computer network hit by sustained cyberattack
A sustained cyberattack that lasted almost two weeks was detected on the computer network used by officials of the Executive Office of the President, a White House official said.

29.10.2014 01:45

700-yo virus from ancient caribou poop revived, infects living plant
Scientists have successfully revived a 700-year-old virus that was frozen within ancient caribou feces, using it to infect a modern-day plant. The development raises the possibility that global warming could resurrect other infectious viruses.

29.10.2014 00:27

Google nanobots: Early warning system for cancer, heart disease inside the body
Google wants your body to host a search engine, using a pill to diagnose health issues like cancer or heart disease. The nanoparticles inside would travel through the bloodstream and send their findings back to an exterior sensor.

28.10.2014 20:12

World on a string: Breakthrough fiberoptic cable 2,500X faster than fastest internet
Imagine downloading your favorite flick in 31 thousandths of a second. Such insane internet speeds are now a reality, with researchers rolling out a 255 terabits per second fiberoptic network which could transport the entire Internet on a single cable.

28.10.2014 14:36

Hand-held device detects liquid bombs in 5 seconds
A Japanese research team has developed a bomb-detection device that can quickly determine if liquid inside a container is explosive or flammable. Once the device is manufactured, it could rapidly speed up baggage inspections at busy airports.

28.10.2014 03:28

​E-wallet wars? Apple Pay blocked by CVS, Rite Aid, Walmart
The rollout of Apple Pay has quickly become tougher than expected for the trendy iPhone manufacturer, as retail outlets CVS, Rite Aid and Walmart joined various other stores in rejecting the new mobile payment system.

28.10.2014 02:53

​Watch your attachments: Microsoft Office bug lets hackers take over computers
A dangerous new security vulnerability has been discovered in Microsoft’s Office software, threatening to hijack users of virtually every existing version of Windows.

27.10.2014 23:15

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